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IMAGE RIGHTS VS OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHT IN A PHOTOGRAPH UNDER THE COPYRIGHT ACT – THE CASE OF BANIRE V. NTA STAR TV (CA/A/345/2017)

1.0 INTRODUCTION The rationale that a person that takes a photograph; subject to a contract indicating otherwise, owns the copyright in the resultant image is one that has been long established in Nigerian jurisprudence and legislation. However, the right of a person; being subject of a photograph, to commercialise their personality, and to prevent its …

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UNDERSTANDING THE RISKS IN BUYING LAND WITH “EXCISION IN PROGRESS” IN LAGOS STATE

UNDERSTANDING THE RISKS IN BUYING LAND WITH “EXCISION IN PROGRESS” IN LAGOS STATE

Introduction Generally, land is an asset that will always be in constant demand by individual investors, organizations, and real estate development firms due to its capacity to store and preserve value over a long period of time. In Lagos State particularly, there is an increasing demand to acquire and invest in land because of the …

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STAMP DUTY ON ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

Stamp Duty is a type of tax levied on documents and payable to the Federal or State Government. These documents are known as dutiable instruments and include the conveyance on sale, bills of exchange, promissory notes, agreements, insurance policies, contracts or even regular documents such as letters and certificates of admission, instruments of apprenticeship, etc.

BUILDING PLAN APPROVAL AND PERMIT IN LAGOS STATE

INTRODUCTION Access to shelter remains an important necessity to mankind. The importance of buildings has over time transcended from basic access to shelter to the acquisition of real assets as a form of investment. It is therefore not surprising that there will always be a need for buildings, infrastructures and similar forms of shelter to …

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REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

💡You should be thinking about the following requirements if you’re looking to start up a limited liability company: 🔹A total share capital of not less than N10,000.00; subject to mandatory industry specific share capital requirements🔹Appointment of 2 directors who are adults, not bankrupt and of sound mind🔹Subscription by a minimum of 2 shareholders subscribing to …

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