Adeyemi Akisanya and Other Experts Raise Concerns Over Local Content Law Amendment

This post was originally published on Industry experts have raised concerns over the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (Amendment) Bill 2020 seeking to double the amount operators contribute to the Nigerian Content Development Fund, among other proposals. Currently, one per cent of the value of all contracts awarded in the upstream sector of…

Expert Urges Mediators to Take Advantage of Online Mediation Post-COVID-19

(This post was originally published on A Mediation Advocacy expert, Mr. Adeyemi Akisanya, on Thursday urged mediators to take advantage of online mediation in resolving disputes. Akisanya, a Lagos-based lawyer and a certified mediation advocacy trainer, made the appeal during a two-hour Webinar training organised by the Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates (SCMA) in Lagos….

Mediator Roles and their Importance

The purpose of this post is to highlight some of the mediator’s roles to better comprehend what the mediator can do and how it might be useful. This is because there is a lack of understanding about the roles of the mediator, and this has led to little or no use of mediation in jurisdictions….