On 10th December 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a circular on “New License Categorisations for the Nigerian Payments System”. The introduction of the policies highlighted in the circular may impact significantly on the fintech landscape in Nigeria as the CBN now clearly sets out the activities that can be carried out by… Continue reading CATEGORISATION OF NIGERIAN PAYMENT SYSTEM
HERE ARE SOME INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES TO CONSIDER An application software (app) is a program designed to help customers perform particular activities. These apps, which are usually on our electronic devices, are used to control several things ranging from health & fitness, music, movies, online shopping, gaming to mobile money transfers and even household appliances.… Continue reading OWN AN APP?
The Minister of Communications and the Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami (the “Minister”) in accordance with Section 62 of the Nigerian Postal Services Act, 2004 (“NIPOST Act”) approved the new guidelines for the regulation of the Courier and Logistics sector (“the Sector”) in Nigeria in July 2020. According to the Ministry of Communications… Continue reading Regulation of Courier and Logistics Company in Nigeria
Like many industries around the world, the creative industry has undergone evolution; from the use of three dimensional (3D) printers to compact discs (CDs) to Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs), and since the late 90s, the internet. The impact of digital technology on the Nigerian copyright space cannot be over-emphasised. Over the last two decades, the… Continue reading SHARING OF CONTENT THROUGH ONLINE PLATFORMS
DOWNLOAD RESOURCE INTRODUCTION Globalisation, a characterising feature of the 21st Century, is fast shrinking the world into a borderless global village. This trend is being facilitated by advancement in technology by which people and information residing miles apart are readily accessible through one or few clicks on a simple digital device, such as a smartphone… Continue reading Milestone in electronic commerce: How the Cybercrimes Act 2015 impacts businesses