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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...

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...
Data Protection

Frequently Asked Questions on Data Protection Audit

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) recently announced an extension of the deadline for companies to file data protection audit reports with NITDA to 30 June 2021 (from 15 March 2021).In this Newsletter,...
Privatization

FGN Concludes Plans to Privatise Key Assets

In recent years, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has demonstrated its preference for the adoption of privatization as a way of managing its economic responsibilities to its citizens. With dwindling crude...

OALP advises Chapel Hill Denham on the US$4.7million financing of Havenhill’s solar mini-grid projects.

Olaniwun Ajayi has advised the Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund — the first listed infrastructure debt fund in Africa — on its NGN1.8 billion (c. US$4.7 million) debt financing of Havenhill...
Notable Cases

Notable Cases 2020

The year 2020 was eventful for the legal industry and saw noteworthy decisions from the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Federal High Court that have significantly impacted procedural and...
IFC

IFC Venture Capital investment in Bolt Nigeria

We are pleased to have advised the International Finance Corporation Venture Capital on its recently announced $23 million investment in Bolt Technology OU (Bolt).  This funding will enable Bolt...
Asaba International Airport

Concession of Asaba International Airport

We are pleased to have advised the First Investment Development Company Limited on the concession of the Asaba International Airport in Delta State, Nigeria. This is the first full brown-field airport concession...