In the World Economic Outlook released in October 2020, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised upwards its 2020 growth forecast for the global economy to -4.4% from -4.9%. This upward review was necessitated by the easing of lockdown across several countries and improved consumer demand and public investments.
The attention of the Nigerian Bar Association ("NBA") has been drawn to the dastardly shooting and killing of #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos State by some unidentified men of the Nigerian Military on Tuesday, 20th October 2020.
I arrived home from external commitments just over a week ago to an extraordinary homecoming gift. It took the form of a movement - sometimes angry, sometimes entrancing, poignant, sometimes strident, certainly robust in expectations but always moving, visionary and organized.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the commencement of the implementation of the New Visa Policy (NVP) 2020 and new visa fees with effect from 1 October 2020 sequel to the approval of the Honourable Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
Nigeria's Banking sector in H1 2020 pulled in its neck and sauntered into the COVID-19-induced headwinds of Q1 and Q2. The brave challenge of a health and economic pandemic saw the sector with lower growth in topline income and decapitation of growth in bottom lines.
The Security and Exchange Commission of Nigeria (the "SEC" or the "Commission") on 14 September 2020, released their Statement on Digital Assets and their Classification and Treatment (the "Statement") pursuant to the powers conferred on it by the Investment and Securities Act 20071 ("ISA").