How to Start a Business

Converting your Business Name to a Limited Liability Company

Converting your Business Name to a Limited Liability Company

By DIY Law 1 min read
In 2018, we had a major win as regards policy, when the Nigerian Senate made history by passing the Companies and…
Putting Together Start-up Costs for a Fish Farming Business.

Putting Together Start-up Costs for a Fish Farming Business.

By Mariam Adeoti 3 min read
Isn't it fascinating to know that most lipsticks ladies wear today are made from fish scales? Some boots and handbags…
Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

By DIY Law 4 min read
Being a startup founder involves a lot of learning. Some of the lessons will be from making mistakes and learning from…
Six Promising Legal Businesses to Start in Nigeria

Six Promising Legal Businesses to Start in Nigeria

By DIY Law 3 min read
So you're considering launching out to start your own business, however, you're in a dilemma as you don't know what…
Advantages and Disadvantages of Setting up a Private Limited Liability Company

Advantages and Disadvantages of Setting up a Private Limited Liability Company

By DIY Law 1 min read
If you have any plans of taking OPM (Other People's Money) and these other people happen to be institutions, a Private…
Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

By DIY Law 2 min read
The intention of any government and other approved bodies who set regulations to run businesses are so that there can…
Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

In the ever interesting world of startups and innovation, it is easy to meet a person and be
By DIY Law 2 min read
Things to Consider Before You Become an Entrepreneur

Things to Consider Before You Become an Entrepreneur

Its the beginning of a new year, what are your goals for the year? Is becoming an entrepreneur on
By onyinyechi udoh 3 min read
Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the
By DIY Law 2 min read
Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

With more and more entrepreneurs taking advantage of franchising opportunities in Nigeria, there is
By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read
 What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

Most MSMEs in Nigeria are often registered as either Business Names or a Private Limited Liability
By DIY Law 2 min read
The New Companies And Allied Matters Act For MSMES

The New Companies And Allied Matters Act For MSMES

Following Nigeria's 131st ranking on the annual World Bank's 2020 Doing Business Index, the new
By DIY Law 3 min read
The Business Model Canvas: Does Your Business Measure Up?

The Business Model Canvas: Does Your Business Measure Up?

According to Wikipedia, the Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean start up
By Ndidi Obinwanne 5 min read
How to appoint a Director

How to appoint a Director

Who is a director? The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) defines directors as "persons duly
By DIY Law 3 min read
Here's Why You Should Consider Food Franchising!

Here's Why You Should Consider Food Franchising!

In the world of business, food reigns supreme and according to research, some of the oldest and
By Chiagozie Nwizu 1 min read
Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

The hospitality industry typically refers to businesses that provide  lodging/accommodation,
By Adenike Adeyemi 6 min read
Essential Tips for Running an E-commerce Business in Nigeria

Essential Tips for Running an E-commerce Business in Nigeria

It is no longer news that the e-commerce sector is one of the fastest growing businesses all over
By DIY Law 2 min read
Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

Findings from the DFID 2016 franchise study indicates that there are over 460,000 Nigerians with
By Chiagozie Nwizu 3 min read
Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Hi Zainab, I'd like to make inquiries about interns and taxes. I have a small business I run,
By DIY Law 1 min read
Understanding Your Industry

Understanding Your Industry

The newbies in every business are known for their desperation to make sales at all cost. But the
By Chukwuemeka Ayogu 2 min read
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