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CLIMATE CHANGE ACT 2021 – THE HIGHLIGHTS

BACKGROUND TO THE ACT All around the world, a major concern that has dominated conversations among nations and people is climate change. From increased heat, to rising water levels and extreme weather, the effects of climate change are beginning to take its toll across borders. This and many other reasons informed the heads of discussion at the 2021 …

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DEROGATION OF ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION

DEROGATION OF ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION It is of grave concern that a new dimension is emerging in Nigerian Admiralty Jurisprudence. These issues are gradually eroding the admiralty and other jurisdictions of the Federal High Court in Nigeria. It is inadvertently returning admiralty jurisdiction to the State of flux reminiscent of jurisdictional wars between Federal High Court …

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THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR DATA PROTECTION IN NIGERIA

Introduction On the 4th of February 2022, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the establishment of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), which has as its main function, ensuring compliance with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulations 2019. The Bureau was created in furtherance of the Federal Government’s National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS). The policy seeks …

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