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Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

By DIY Law 1 min read
Hi Zainab, I'd like to make inquiries about interns and taxes. I have a small business I run, which deals in…
"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

By DIY Law 2 min read
As a business owner, you're probably wondering what will happen to the contracts that you have entered into with people…
Key Changes in the Companies and Allied Matters Act

Key Changes in the Companies and Allied Matters Act

By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 3 min read
On Friday, 7th of August 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Companies and Allied Matters…
Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

By DIY Law 2 min read
Trademarks could be the bodyguard to your business. They are an important business asset that could protect your…
The New Companies And Allied Matters Act For MSMES

The New Companies And Allied Matters Act For MSMES

By DIY Law 3 min read
Following Nigeria's 131st ranking on the annual World Bank's 2020 Doing Business Index, the new Companies and Allied…
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…
How to Legally Wind Up Your Business

How to Legally Wind Up Your Business

Chike knew it was time to move on. He had run a fashion business for over 5 years since he
By DIY Law 2 min read
What Startups Should Know About Hiring a lawyer

What Startups Should Know About Hiring a lawyer

For startup owners, hiring and working with a lawyer is often confusing and almost a herculean
By DIY Law 2 min read
Regulatory Hurdles to Cross Before Registering Your Logistics Business

Regulatory Hurdles to Cross Before Registering Your Logistics Business

Wale has finally saved up enough money from his 9-to-5 to start his own business. Now he has been
By DIY Law 2 min read
Pros and Cons of Joining an Association

Pros and Cons of Joining an Association

An acquaintance stopped me after church service one Sunday and requested I clarify whether it is
By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 2 min read
How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

From my interactions with small and growing businesses in over 5 years, one extremely important
By Timi Olagunju 4 min read
What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

A contract is defined by L.B Curzon's "A Dictionary of Law" to be a legally binding agreement. In
By DIY Law 1 min read
Highlights from the Employee Compensation Act Every Employer Should Know

Highlights from the Employee Compensation Act Every Employer Should Know

Brite is the founder of a fast-growing fashion startup line. He was also one of the lucky stylists
By DIY Law 2 min read
Differences between Copyright & Trademark

Differences between Copyright & Trademark

By DIY Law 1 min read
Red Flags You Should Watch Out For in Contract Negotiations.

Red Flags You Should Watch Out For in Contract Negotiations.

Brymo is a Nigerian artiste with a number of hit songs, remember Ara mbe? Or Good
By DIY Law 2 min read
Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

Setting up a micro, small or medium enterprise may seem effortless on the surface. However, beyond
By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 3 min read
What to know about registering an NGO in Nigeria

What to know about registering an NGO in Nigeria

Dr Wale had always had a heart for children battling with polio. This isn't entirely surprising as
By DIY Law 2 min read
11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

In the startup world, it's usually full speed ahead. Momentum is everything. A lot of things
By DIY Law 3 min read
How to find the right lawyer for you.

How to find the right lawyer for you.

If life were a board game, lawyers would be the players who have read the rules on the inside of
By DIY Law 3 min read
How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

1 in every 7 adult Nigerian has either deposed to an affidavit or has been asked to depose to one
By DIY Law 3 min read
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