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How to Acquire Real Estate in Nigeria

October 11, 2019 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Scarcity of land has made real estate a very priced commodity with enormous economic value. This is true because the cost of a land or building increases over the years and this makes real estate transactions one of the most complex transactions in the world today. [...]

The Procedure for Transfer of Company Shares

September 20, 2019 - Category: General Business Documents

Shares are units of ownership interests in a company that make up a company's share capital. They are tangible properties a person or organization possesses and are capable of being transferred to another by way of sale or gift. [...]

How to Terminate an Employment Contract

September 4, 2019 - Category: Human Resources and Employment Law

Every good thing, they say, must come to an end. An employer may terminate an employment contract for several reasons, such as: redundancy, merger or acquisition, misconduct of an employee, etc. [...]

How to Evict a Tenant Lawfully

August 27, 2019 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Ejecting a tenant can be a very daunting task and many landlords and agents usually resort to self help. Self help is the ultimate use of ones efforts to evict a tenant from their premises and this includes: changing the key locks of the tenant's building, mobilizing uniformed personnel to forcefully remove the tenant and their belongings from the premises, seizing the tenant's property and/or employing other forceful ejection mechanisms. [...]

Essential Elements of a Valid Lease

July 4, 2019 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Housing is one of the most important element of human survival and as the world population is on the increase, the need for habitation also increases. People need houses for accommodation and businesses need location for their commercial activities. [...]

Estate Planning: the Meaning, Forms and Benefits

June 25, 2019 - Category: Marriage, Divorce and Family

A vast majority of people believe they do not require estate planning and that it is only for the wealthy. Estate planning is for everyone, not just the wealthy and it is a plan a person makes for the management and administration of their property during their lifetime and after their death. [...]

How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for your Business

May 13, 2019 - Category: Business Structure

People make decisions to establish organizations for various purposes, such as, provision of goods and/or services, for philanthropic reasons, etc. most of which is ultimately for profit making. [...]

What's the Difference Between an Employee and an Independent Contractor?

April 5, 2019 - Category: Employment Contracts

The workforce is a very important part of Nigerian economic development as many industries largely depend on them for their growth. A country's workforce is divided into two main categories- Employees and Independent Contractors or Service providers. [...]