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Author: MJ. Numa

Michael obtained his LL.B (Hons) and LL.M (Hons) from Delta State University and Queen Mary University of London respectively. He is a member of the School of International Arbitration London, Member of the Chartered institute of Arbitration UK, Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys U.K. He is the Managing Associate of Messrs Karina Tunyan (San) & Co in F.C.T, Abuja. He is an Intellectual Property and a Private international law practitioner.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY – A POWER TOOL FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH

Intellectual Property (IP) is a term increasingly in use today, but still vaguely understood….

GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS – CONNIVANCE BY FINANCIAL INSTITUTION WITH JUDGMENT DEBTORS.

Post judgment proceedings for enforcement of judgment especially monetary awards by garnishee proceedings have…

ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE

The relationship between a lawyer and his client is fiduciary in nature which is…

THE NATURE AND ROLE OF EMERGENCY ARBITRATOR.

INTRODUCTION. The enormous advantages of international arbitration in global commercial dispute resolution cannot be…

THE SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND NATIONAL COURTS.

International Commercial Arbitration is often described as a private and consensual dispute resolution mechanism…

Developments in Whistleblowing

Every Corrupt Practice, both in the Private and Public sphere ranging from bribery to…

Challenges of Whistleblowing

The last edition of this column featured an overview of the developments in the…

Certification of Computer Generated Evidence and Other Related Matters

Upon the amendment of the Nigerian Evidence Act in 2011, admissibility of computer generated…

Bankers Confidentiality in the Era of Whistle-blowing – Dead or Still Breathing?

As laudable and mind boggling as the recoveries made vide the whistleblowers policy by…

Malabugate – Scope and Limitations of Legislative Investigation.

The National Assembly in a bid to exercise its constitutional powers in ensuring checks…