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The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Cloudflare, Google, and Facebook, is warning the U.S. Government against "onerous" copyright laws other countries are implementing. These laws lead to increased liability for US companies and create an increasingly hostile environment for them to operate in.

The post Leading Tech Companies Warn US Govt. Against Onerous Copyright Laws appeared first on Lawyard.

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The European Parliament and Council agreed on the final text of the EU Copyright Directive. This includes the controversial Article 13, which opponents fear will lead to broad upload filters. The full package will now go to the European Parliament for a final vote, which is expected to take place in March or April.

The post EU Reaches Deal on Article 13 and Copyright Reform Plans appeared first on Lawyard.

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The students of the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos recently emerged as the winners of the National Rounds of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court competition.

The post UNILAG Wins Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Competition Nigerian Round appeared first on Lawyard.

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Social network Twitter has revealed why it suspended some influencers’ accounts ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 election scheduled to commence tomorrow. The management of the micro-blogging platform told Business Insider SSA by Pulse, that the accounts were suspended to amplify election-related information from legitimate sources and bring down ‘some problematic accounts’ ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 general […]

The post Why Twitter Suspended Top Nigerian Influencers appeared first on Lawyard.

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Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity of Afenifere has commenced legal action against Professor Itse Sagay SAN, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) for allegedly publishing a libelous story against him

The post Yinka Odumakin Sues Sagay For Libel, Demands N5bn In Damages appeared first on Lawyard.

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I hereby personally and passionately appeal to all Nigerians who are eligible to please go out en masse on Saturday, 16 February 2019 and vote for ANY candidates of their choice in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

The post ELECTIONS: The Awful Punishment, Retribution That Would Befall Nigerians Who Refuse to Vote on 16 February 2019 appeared first on Lawyard.

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The provisions of the Electoral Act on campaign finance and campaign deadlines were enacted for good reasons such as limiting corruption tendencies and undue influence of voters.

The post What the Law Says About Campaign Spending and Deadlines in Nigeria appeared first on Lawyard.

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The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has arrived the Code of Conduct Tribunal where charges of false assets declaration are pending against him.

The post Onnoghen Arrives CCT for Trial appeared first on Lawyard.

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Lawyard is pleased to be associated with the Olaniran Quadri Essay Competition and to have published this winning essay written by Disu Damilare.

The post Legal Education in Nigeria: Challenges and the Way Forward by Disu Damilare appeared first on Lawyard.

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INEC on Thursday denied trending media reports that it had received a letter purportedly written by the AGF and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN).

The post Zamfara APC Candidates: INEC Denies Receiving Letter from AGF appeared first on Lawyard.

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