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IFLR Podcast: In Conversation with Olaniwun Ajayi LP

Following our win as the Nigerian Law Firm of the Year in 2020, our Partners, Muyiwa Balogun, Yewande Senbore, and Ibi Ogunbiyi had the pleasure of having a sit-down with IFLR to...
IFLR Nigerian Law Firm of the Year Award

OALP – IFLR 2020 Nigerian Law Firm of the Year

Olaniwun Ajayi is pleased to have been recognised at the prestigious IFLR Sub-Saharan Africa Awards 2020, as “The Nigerian Law Firm of the Year”. In...

DRP Titbit – Supreme Court holds that the Federal High Court Can Transfer Suits...

On 18.12.2020, the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, held that the Federal High Court can transfer labour and employment matters filed before it to the National Industrial Court in line with...

Newsletter on the Regulatory Framework for Non-Bank Acquiring Services in Nigeria

In 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued the Circular on New Licence Categorisation for Nigerian Payments System wherein the CBN signaled that the scope of permissible activities of Switches and...

New Approved License Categorizations Requirements for the Nigerian Payments System

Following the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)'s issuance of a Circular on the New Licence Categorisation for the Nigerian Payments System in December 2020, the apex bank has now published a consolidated...

Power and Infrastructure Q1 Report

Welcome to the Power and Infrastructure Practice Q1 2021 Report. It should come as no surprise that the two greatest impediments to economic development in Nigeria is the current...

Robots may start giving investment advice in the Nigerian capital market

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed a regulation for Robo-advisers in the Nigerian capital market. The proposed regulations create a new class of participants in the Nigerian capital...

Competition Law – Leniency Programme For Competition Law Offences

Generally, offences against antitrust laws may be difficult to establish without thorough investigation into the activities of individuals or companies within a given industry. The elements required for establishing antitrust offences may...

FAQ on Fintech Acquisitions of Microfinance Banks

Due to the absence of a definitive regulatory framework on digital banking in Nigeria, Fintechs have devised alternative means for offering certain banking services. As Microfinance banks (MFBs) are permitted to offer...
Summary of OA Publications

Catch up with all our publications in the past year

The year 2020 turned out to be an unprecedented one in global business, and in order to help our clients stay up to date with the latest developments, and to be cognisant...
USSD Pricing

Newsletter on the Joint Statement by the Central Bank of Nigeria and Nigerian Communications...

On 12 March 2021, the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) announced plans to withdraw all Unstructured Supplementary Services Data (USSD) services from financial service providers (FSPs1) citing their  indebtedness...