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    A REVIEW OF THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION REGULATION 2017 – CORPORATE IMMIGRATION LANDMINES

    Introduction On March 20, 2017, the Honourable Minister of Interior (the “Minister”) Lt. Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (retired), issued the Immigration Regulations 2017 (the “Regulations”). The key objective for issuing the Regulations is to create a legal framework for the implementation of the Immigration Act 2015 (“Act”)1 (Please refer to our article on the review of the Act) and a repeal of the Immigration Regulations 1963. The Regulations which have come into effect raise a myriad of compliance issues, which corporate ...
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    NEW IMMIGRATION REGULATION 2017

    Further to the enactment of the Nigerian Immigration Act 2015 (“Immigration Act”), the Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (retired), launched the new Immigration Regulations 2017 (the “Regulation”) today, March 20, 2017. The Regulation will assist in the implementation of the Immigration Act as well as strengthen the capacity of the Nigeria Immigration Service to tackle migration related problems and ensure strict compliance with extant provisions of the law with particular focus on checking human trafficking, border security ...
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    Bloomfield sponsors the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) Regional Symposium and Nigerian Business Aviation Conference 2017

    We are pleased to be a sponsor of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) Regional Symposium and Nigerian Business Aviation Conference 2017 taking place in Lagos, Nigeria on March 23 and 24, 2017. We look forward to seeing you there. http://nbac.com.ng/ ...
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    Ten years of Grace, the Bloom has begun!

    We are delighted to announce the tenth-year anniversary of Bloomfield Law Practice (“Bloomfield”). From our humble beginnings, Bloomfield continues to grow from strength to strength in Nigeria and the global market. We would like to thank God for the Grace that has seen Bloomfield through the many years; starting as a dream to serve, to its current state. We would also like to thank our clients who believed in our desire to serve and gave us the opportunity to be ...
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    Dentons Nigeria Summit 2016

    BLP’s Ayodele Oni will be contributing to Dentons Nigeria Summit 2016: Developing and Financing Energy, Infrastructure and Power Projects in Nigeria - Opportunities and Challenges. Ayodele would be joining three (3) other industry experts in a one (1) hour panel session titled “Developing and Financing Bankable Power Projects in Nigeria”. When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 Where: The Wheatbaker Hotel, Lagos ...
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    We are delighted to announce the tenth-year anniversary of Bloomfield Law Practice (“Bloomfield”). From our humble beginnings, Bloomfield continues to grow from strength to strength in Nigeria and the global market. We would like to thank God for the Grace that has seen Bloomfield through the many years; starting as a dream to serve, to its current state. We would also like to thank our clients who believed in our desire to serve and gave us the opportunity to be their trusted advisors.

    Further, I would like to thank my partners, Ayodele Oni and Adedoyin Afun who bought into the Bloomfield vision and have injected a fresh drive to build an institution that would outlive us.

    Additionally, I would like to thank both the past and current legal practitioners and administrative staff that have helped to build Bloomfield in one capacity or the other.

    As we celebrate this wonderful milestone, our desire to act as trusted advisors to our clients is further regenerated and our hope is to leave an indelible mark in the African market, wherein the name, Bloomfield, is synonymous with excellence in provision of legal services.
    Adekunle Obebe, Managing Partner