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Compliance Filings For Registered Businesses in Nigeria

March 28, 2024 Read

Bi-Annaul Returns Filing for Non-Profits/Foundations in Nigeria

March 22, 2024 Read

Why filing Annual Returns for your Nigerian Business is mandatory

March 22, 2024 Read

How to obtain CERPAC in Nigeria

March 13, 2024 Read

How to apply for expatriate quota and business permit in Nigeria

February 22, 2024 Read

Registration of a company with foreign participation in Nigeria

February 22, 2024 Read

Monthly expatriate quota report requirement in Nigeria

February 22, 2024 Read

What is CERPAC and when is it necessary in Nigeria?

February 22, 2024 Read

How to obtain a Letter of Administration in Lagos State, Nigeria

February 22, 2024 Read

Registering a Will at the Probate Registry in Nigeria

February 22, 2024 Read

End of Year Business Checklist

December 19, 2023 Read

Data Protection Compliance Requirement for Nigerian Businesses

September 22, 2023 Read

Obtaining a Mobile Money Operating License in Nigeria

September 06, 2023 Read

How to Remove a Deceased Company Director in Nigeria

September 04, 2023 Read

How to set-up/register a Payment Service Solution Provider (PSSP) company in Nigeria

August 28, 2023 Read

NIPC Business Registration in Nigeria – Procedure and when required

August 24, 2023 Read

Updating Your Company’s PSC Details – CAC Requirements and Why this is Important in Nigeria

August 24, 2023 Read

How To Set Up/Register a Payment Service Provider (PTSP) company in Nigeria

August 24, 2023 Read

How to set up/register a Payment Solution Service Provider (PSSP) Company in Nigeria

August 23, 2023 Read

Succession Planning For Business Owners

April 19, 2023 Read

Legal Support For Your Business

February 23, 2023 Read

Starting the New Business Year Right

January 30, 2023 Read

End of Year Business checklist

December 14, 2022 Read

Can a foreigner married to a Nigerian get Citizenship

November 02, 2022 Read

How a Foreign Man Married To a Nigerian Woman can Obtain Residence Permit In Nigeria

November 02, 2022 Read

How To Obtain Expatriate Quota in Nigeria

November 02, 2022 Read

Compliance For Your Small Businesses

October 26, 2022 Read

Building A Successful Family Business

September 27, 2022 Read

How To Make Your Side-hustle Successful

August 25, 2022 Read

NIPC Business Registration in Nigeria – when required?

August 08, 2022 Read

Registration of Technology Transfer Agreements in Nigeria with NOTAP

August 08, 2022 Read

National Housing Fund (NHF) Registration in Nigeria

August 05, 2022 Read

Police Trust Fund in Nigeria- How Companies must comply with this Payment

August 05, 2022 Read

Value Added Tax (VAT) Registration in Nigeria

August 04, 2022 Read

LIRS Company Registration in Lagos State

August 04, 2022 Read

Why Your Company Needs A Shareholder’s Agreement

July 25, 2022 Read

How to register a consortium in Nigeria

July 18, 2022 Read

Difference between a Holding company and a Group company in Nigeria

July 18, 2022 Read

NOTAP Registration Process in Nigeria

July 15, 2022 Read

How to remove a Trustee of a Non-Profit Organisation In Nigeria

July 13, 2022 Read

How to change the secretary of a Non-Profit Organisation in Nigeria

December 08, 2022 Read

Perfecting Your Business Model

June 23, 2022 Read

How To Renew A Lagos State Money Lender’s License

June 17, 2022 Read

Share Transfer, Share Allotment & Share Surrender

August 25, 2022 Read

How To Register a Group Company in Nigeria

June 16, 2022 Read

Corporate Governance For Small Businesses

May 27, 2022 Read

Owning Your business website

May 25, 2022 Read

Virtual Board Meetings Are Here To Stay

March 29, 2022 Read

Copyright Basics for Businesses

February 27, 2022 Read

Picking The Right Name for Your Business

February 21, 2022 Read

How to remove/appoint a company secretary in Nigeria

December 23, 2021 Read

How to change the name of your company in Nigeria

December 23, 2021 Read

How to change your business address – Limited Liability Company or Business Name

December 15, 2021 Read

Action Items For Your Business As 2021 Ends 

December 15, 2021 Read

How to close your Company in Nigeria

December 15, 2021 Read

How to close your Business Name in Nigeria

December 15, 2021 Read

How To Register a Co-operative Society in Lagos State

December 09, 2021 Read

How to upgrade your business name to a limited liability company in Nigeria

December 09, 2021 Read

How to amend/alter the MEMART of your Company in Nigeria

November 30, 2021 Read

Procedure for share transfer and share surrender in Nigeria

November 30, 2021 Read

Procedure for share transfer and share transmission in Nigeria

November 30, 2021 Read

Succession Planning For Your Business

November 29, 2021 Read

How to remove a Trustee from your Non-profit Organisation in Nigeria

November 02, 2021 Read

Filing Financial Statements under the Companies & Allied Matters Act in Nigeria (CAMA)

November 02, 2021 Read

How To Get Exemption For A Foreign Company To Operate In Nigeria

November 17, 2021 Read

Family Business Can be Big Business

October 25, 2021 Read

How to change the name of your church in Nigeria

October 22, 2021 Read

How To Amend The Constitution of Your Association/Foundation/Non-Profit in Nigeria

October 22, 2021 Read

Legal Advise for Start-ups

October 14, 2021 Read

How to dissolve a non-profit organization in Nigeria

October 12, 2021 Read

The 3 mandatory compliance filings for Non-profits registered in Nigeria under the CAMA 2020.

October 11, 2021 Read

Procedure for dissolving an Incorporated Trustee/Foundation/NGO in Nigeria

October 12, 2021 Read

ISO Certification in Nigeria

October 06, 2021 Read

Crypto Currency Regulation in Nigeria

October 06, 2021 Read

Crowdfunding in Nigeria: what does the law say about this?

October 05, 2021 Read

Procedure for registering a company limited by guarantee in Nigeria

October 05, 2021 Read

The importance of having a Tenancy Agreement in Nigeria

September 24, 2021 Read

Procedure for the renewal of a money lending license in Lagos State

September 20, 2021 Read

Why your Start-up Needs A Founder’s Agreement

August 25, 2021 Read

Benefits of incorporating your business as a limited liability Company

August 06, 2021 Read

Registration of a Limited Partnership in Nigeria

August 06, 2021 Read

Registration of a Limited Liability Partnership in Nigeria

June 15, 2021 Read

Who owns your website?

May 26, 2021 Read

How To Successfully Organize Your Team Remotely

April 29, 2021 Read

Getting The Right Legal Support For Your Business

March 12, 2021 Read

How To Register a Political Party in Nigeria 

March 09, 2021 Read

618 Bees Micro Company Secretarial Plan

February 25, 2021 Read

What Being A CEO Actually Means

February 25, 2021 Read

Introducing The 618 Bees Micro Company Secretarial Plan

January 27, 2021 Read

5 Ways To Promote Your New Business In 2021

January 28, 2021 Read

Ending 2020 IN Good Legal Standing 

January 27, 2021 Read

Why businesses shouldn’t handle their compliance alone

November 30, 2020 Read

Why 2020 Is A Good Time To Start A Business

October 30, 2020 Read

How To Make That Side-Hustle Work For You

September 30, 2020 Read

How the new CAMA is a win for Small Businesses and Tech!

August 31, 2020 Read

How A Foreigner Can Obtain a Marriage License In Nigeria

October 29, 2020 Read

How to Obtain a Special Marriage License In Nigeria

July 31, 2020 Read

How to Obtain A Marriage License in Nigeria

July 31, 2020 Read

Avoiding Copyright Troubles on Social Media

July 31, 2020 Read

Categories of Non-financial Businesses That Require SCUML Certificate in Nigeria

July 31, 2020 Read

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Frequently Asked

  • Why must I file Annual Returns?

    It is a mandatory statutory requirement under the Companies and Allied Matters Act to file Annual Returns yearly. 

  • What is the first thing I must do to register a business in Nigeria?

    To register a business in Nigeria; you would need to conduct a name search of the business. You can achieve this using your CAC-CRP account.

  • What are the terms of a contract?
    • an offer and an acceptance.
    • competent parties
    • Consideration
    • Legal subject matter
    • Mutual agreement/ Assent
    • Conesus ad idem
    • Obligation
  • If I have NAFDAC Registration number, do I still need SON registration number?

    SON Product Registration scheme is mandatory for all SON’s regulated products as mandated by SON Act 56 of 1971, 20 of 1984, 18 of 1990 as amended.

    This is irrespective of the registration done by NAFDAC

  • What is classified as personal data?

    Name, photograph, personal health/bio information, account/financial information, phone number, Address, date of birth, place of birth, Email address, etc.

  • What is a copyright?

    Copyright is the exclusive legal right given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorise others to do the same.

  • What are the product categories available when registering with NAFDAC?

    The product categories include: Food, Cosmetics, Drug, Medical Device, Agro-Chemicals & Pesticide, Veterinary Products, Vaccines & Biologicals, Herbal and Nutraceuticals and Water

  • What’s the difference between a business name and an LLC?
    • A business name is a sole proprietorship, usually owned and managed by one individual only. Legally, the sole proprietor and his business are one. It simply means an individual trading with an alias. The sole proprietor is personally liable for all business related obligations.

    • A limited liability company on the other hand is a separate business entity from the individuals that hold its shares and act as directors. Legally, it’s a separate business entity and a person on its own who can transact business, own property separate from its owners and can sue or be sued. 

  • Does a trademark search automatically reserve my trademark name?

    No, a trademark search does not automatically reserve that which is sought to be trademarked. A search ascertains whether that which is sought to be trademarked is available or violates any existing trademark.

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