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A REVIEW OF THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION’S PROPOSED RULES ON THE ISSUANCE AND ALLOTMENT OF DEBT SECURITIES BY PRIVATE COMPANIES

Under previous Nigerian law, only public companies, statutory bodies, and banks could publicly offer or trade securities, while private companies were restricted. The 2023 Business Facilitation Act amended section 67(1) of the Investments and Securities Act, allowing private companies to issue securities publicly. The Securities and Exchange Commission has now issued draft rules for this new regulation. This article highlights key changes these rules introduce.

ASSESSING THE SHIFT IN PAYMENT STRUCTURES IN NIGERIA’S REAL ESTATE SECTOR: BENEFITS, CHALLENGES, AND IMPLICATIONS

During his book launch in February 2024, the former Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, advocated for the adoption of monthly rental charge in the Nigerian Real Estate Industry. His argument was premised on the ground that yearly rental payment in a country like Nigeria can be overwhelming for the low-income earners and suggested that other states should be inspired by the Tenancy Law of Lagos State 2011, which criminalizes the collection of rent over one year in advance from any tenant .