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CASE LAW REVIEW: SHOULD PHOTOCOPIES OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS ATTACHED TO AN AFFIDAVIT AS EXHIBITS BE CERTIFIED? By Henry Chibor

The prevalent view amongst legal practitioners is that it is erroneous to raise an objection concerning documents attached to an affidavit as exhibits, particularly where the document is a photocopy of a public document. This view appears to have drawn judicial inspiration from the case of Adejumo & Anor. vs. Governor of Lagos State (1970) All NLR, 187 reiterated in Nwosu vs. Imo State Sanitation Authority (1990) 2NWLR Pt. 135, 688.

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A REVIEW OF THE COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (CAMA), 2004 (REPEAL AND RE-ENACTMENT) BILL, 2018

1.1 On the 15th day of May, 2018, the Nigerian Senate passed the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), 2004 (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2018 (“the Bill”) into law. The Bill which seeks to repeal and re-enact the existing Act, the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2004, is aimed at addressing the shortcomings of the said existing Act, and when assented to by the President, is expected to promote the ease of doing business in Nigeria.

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LAGOS STATE ELECTRIC POWER SECTOR REFORM LAW, 2018: HIGHLIGHTS

The Lagos State Governor, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode recently signed the Lagos State Electric Power Sector Reform Bill into Law (the Law) making Lagos State the first state in Nigeria to enact a Power Sector Reform Law. The main objective of the Law which seeks to give legal backing to the Embedded Power Scheme (launched by the state government in 2017) is to improve electricity supply, power generation and distribution through the Embedded Power Scheme and the enforcement of Consumer Rights and Obligations.

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NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER REGULATIONS, 2017 – What You Need To Know?

The National Identity Management Commission (the “Commission”) has as part of its mandate the creation, management, maintenance, and operation of a National Identity Database established under Section 14 of the National Identity Management Commission Act, 2007 (the “NIMC Act”), including the harmonization and integration of existing identification database in government agencies and integrating them into the National Identity Database.