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Oct 2019 PUBLICATIONS

Introduction Limitation laws prescribe the period within which an aggrieved party can initiate an action to enforce a legal right. These laws seek to encourage parties to enforce their legal rights timeously and to avoid stale claims. There are several justifications for limitation laws. However, two of such justifications are prominent. The first is that …

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Sep 2019

The Federal Government of Nigeria has in recent times, taken steps to review and introduce notable changes to the existing tax system. The changes include the introduction of a new Value Added Tax (“VAT”) rate which has been approved by the Federal Executive Council, the signing into law of the Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act, …

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Aug 2019

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (the “FIRS”) is currently working with the National Assembly to amend the Nigerian tax laws to adequately capture income earned by technology companies from Nigeria and transactions with Nigerian residents. The Chairman of the FIRS, Babatunde Fowler, reiterated at the “FIRS Stakeholders Retreat on the Taxation of the Digital Economy”, …

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Jan 2019 NEWS

We are delighted to co-sponsor the 2019 Entry Level Associate Training Exercise (ELEVATE). ELEVATE is a practical inter-firm professional development programme collaboratively designed and sponsored by Aluko & Oyebode and 5 other Nigerian law firms for their respective entry-level lawyers as they begin professional careers in corporate and commercial legal practice. The ELEVATE sponsor firms …

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Nov 2018 NEWS

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has published an official gazette (“the Gazette”) of the current list of pioneer industries and products (“the List”) approved by the Federal Executive Council (“the FEC”) in August 2017. Though released in November 2018, the Gazette became operative in August 2017. The Gazette embodies the first update to the …

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Jul 2018 PUBLICATIONS

There are two Bills currently pending before the National Assembly proposing amendments to the Personal Income Tax Act (as amended) 2011. 

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Nov 2012 NEWS

The board of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), appointed the Managing partner of Aluko & Oyebode, Mr. Gbenga Oyebode as an ambassador for Wimboard at their ongoing 2012 conference.

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Jun 2012 NEWS

Aluko & Oyebode was one of the sponsors at the recently concluded IFLR Africa forum in London.

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Mar 2012 NEWS

The firm has once again been identified as a top law firm in Nigeria in the Banking & Finance and Energy & Natural Resources and Corporate/Commercial areas of the practice The is a result of the world class service rendered by Aluko & Oyebode.

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Jan 2012 NEWS

The National ICT Policy draft.

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Jul 2011 NEWS

Managing Partner, Gbenga Oyebode speaks on Challenges Investors should be ready for in Africa.

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Jul 2011 NEWS

The Lagos office has open positions for Senior Associates in its Litigation/ADR Practice Group

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Feb 2011 NEWS

Aluko & Oyebode is delighted to announce the elevation of Mr. Chukwuka Ikwuazom and Mr. Reginald Udom as Partners of the firm with effect from 1st January, 2011.

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Jun 2010 NEWS

Aluko & Oyebode has been named Nigeria Law Firm of the Year 2010 in the Who’s Who Legal Awards. With the benefit of over 12 years of independent research, Who’s Who Legal used the thousands of nominations it has received from clients and private practice professionals to identify the leading firms and individuals in 31 practice areas, as well as the top firm in over 50 countries and five US states.

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May 2009 NEWS

Court fixes May 27 for adoption of briefs in oil block dispute The Guardian – Nigeria – Lagos,Nigeria … Chief Robert Clarke SAN with whom was Babatunde Fagbonhunlu SAN, of Aluko and Oyebode law firms. But before the court admitted the said documents, …

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