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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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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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COVID-19 AND REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS IN NIGERIA

Fast forward to 2020 and the offensive intrusion of the coronavirus (COVID-19), businesses are shutting down and our commercial landscape is changing rapidly, such that investors are seeking investment alternatives that are either immune to the crisis or have the propensity to thrive after the pandemic, the real estate sector is not exempted from the impact of COVID-19 and this article aims to analyse the legal impact of the pandemic.