Nigeria mulls law to ban plastics

  Nigeria’s National Assembly and the Federal Ministry of Environment are putting finishing touches to a…

VAT now 7.5% as Buhari signs 2019 Finance Bill into law

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the 2019 Finance Bill, which increased the rate of…

Australia revokes national shipping line law

  Australia has removed laws that protect the country’s shipping industry with the repeal of the…

President Buhari signs N8.92tr 2019 budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into…

Buhari signs Competition and Consumer Protection bill into law

15 years after the Bureau for Public Enterprise (BPE) proposed an anti-trust law to check monopoly…

Dogara promises speedy passage of anti-piracy law

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed the willingness of the National…

UAE passes new law to put arbitration on global map

The new UAE’s new Federal Arbitration Law passed in June is expected to help it rival…

Buhari signs NFIU bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit bill (NFIU) into law, said a…

Law firm seeks criminal case against Shell, CEO over Nigeria deal

By Jite Eriabie    A Dutch law firm has asked the public prosecutor in the Netherlands…

Canadian introduces law on wrecked, abandoned vessels

By Jite Eriabie  The Canadian Government has introduced legislation that would add additional pressure on shipowners…

Osinbajo signs two bills into law

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday assented to two bill passed by the National Assembly. A…

Senate passes law to establish Maritime University

The Senate has passed the bill for the establishment of Nigerian Maritime University in Delta State,…