How to Start a Business

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

By DIY Law 2 min read
Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the hard work, goodwill…
Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

By DIY Law 1 min read
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…
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…
You Need a Lawyer If...

You Need a Lawyer If...

By DIY Law 2 min read
…if you get sued, apparently! Or isn't it so? This notion up here is what many of us believe either consciously…
10 fastest growing business opportunities in Nigeria

10 fastest growing business opportunities in Nigeria

By Nairametrics Financial Advocates 3 min read
There are profitable business opportunities available to any smart investor in Nigeria, and these opportunities can…
Understanding Your Industry

Understanding Your Industry

The newbies in every business are known for their desperation to make sales at all cost. But the
By Chukwuemeka Ayogu 2 min read
Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

The hospitality industry typically refers to businesses that provide  lodging/accommodation,
By Adenike Adeyemi 6 min read
Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

With more and more entrepreneurs taking advantage of franchising opportunities in Nigeria, there is
By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read
Putting Together Start-up Costs for a Fish Farming Business.

Putting Together Start-up Costs for a Fish Farming Business.

Isn't it fascinating to know that most lipsticks ladies wear today are made from fish scales? Some
By Mariam Adeoti 3 min read
How to appoint a Director

How to appoint a Director

Who is a director? The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) defines directors as "persons duly
By DIY Law 3 min read
Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Hi Zainab, I'd like to make inquiries about interns and taxes. I have a small business I run,
By DIY Law 1 min read
Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

The intention of any government and other approved bodies who set regulations to run businesses
By DIY Law 2 min read
Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

It's always darkest before the dawn. But, sometimes it's also darkest before a thunderstorm. So,
By DIY Law 2 min read
 What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

Most MSMEs in Nigeria are often registered as either Business Names or a Private Limited Liability
By DIY Law 2 min read
Advantages and Disadvantages of Setting up a Private Limited Liability Company

Advantages and Disadvantages of Setting up a Private Limited Liability Company

If you have any plans of taking OPM (Other People's Money) and these other people happen to be
By DIY Law 1 min read
Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

Being a startup founder involves a lot of learning. Some of the lessons will be from making
By DIY Law 4 min read
Offer letters vs Employee contracts. Everything you should know

Offer letters vs Employee contracts. Everything you should know

Before we proceed, no they are not the same! Offer letters and employee contracts are similar but
By DIY Law 2 min read
The Business Model Canvas: Does Your Business Measure Up?

The Business Model Canvas: Does Your Business Measure Up?

According to Wikipedia, the Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean start up
By Ndidi Obinwanne 5 min read
Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

In the ever interesting world of startups and innovation, it is easy to meet a person and be
By DIY Law 2 min read
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