APPLICABLE SANCTIONS FOR THE OFFENCE OF SNATCHING BALLOT BOXES UNDER THE ELECTORAL ACT

With the conclusion of the 2019 Nigeria presidential election which has yielded another 4 years to President Muhammadu Buhari, all attention has been turned to the Governorship elections which are scheduled to hold on 09 March 2019 following the postponement of same by the Independent National Electoral Commission from 02 March 2019 when it was previously Continue reading “APPLICABLE SANCTIONS FOR THE OFFENCE OF SNATCHING BALLOT BOXES UNDER THE ELECTORAL ACT”

OVERVIEW OF THE FRCN CODE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE 2018

In Nigeria, there was a void in the corporate sector due to the absence of a comprehensive legislation in corporate governance regime. However, this absence was mitigated for by sector-specific corporate codes[1] issued by their respective regulators to address this challenge. In order to consolidate the various codes of different sectors and establish a unified corporate governance framework, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (“FRCN”), released the National Code of Corporate Governance 2016. However this was suspended as there were questions relating to its legality and how it may negatively impact the ease of doing business in Nigeria.

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