Famsville Solicitors

THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INTERIOR (FMI) ANNOUNCE INCREMENT OF CERPAC FEES

Background
Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, RTD Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau through the Federal Ministry of Interior on 11th December, 2018 issued a new directive to increase the fee on Combined Expatriates and Resident Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC) from $1,000 to $2000.
The CERPAC is a document that allows a non-Nigerian to reside in Nigeria and carry out an approved activity as specified in the permit, or to accompany a resident or citizen of Nigeria as a dependent. The card is widely used by expatriates resident or working in Nigeria.

Famsville announces Damilola Osinuga as a Partner

Famsville is pleased to announce the admission of Damilola Osinuga into the partnership with effect from January 1, 2019. Damilola will lead the firm’s Dispute Resolution, Maritime and Transport and Private Wealth Services practice groups. Prior to joining Famsville, Damilola has worked on significant local and multi-jurisdictional transactions spanning shipping, aviation, and finance.

He specialises in transportation and commercial litigation and has litigated on an extensive range of issues, including that pertaining to maritime, banking and finance, contracts, insolvency, commercial law transactions and general litigation both at trial and appellate levels. Damilola has advised several clients on the structuring of private wealth services. He has over the years gained invaluable experience working at the forefront of international maritime transactions valued at millions of United States Dollars, and involving a syndicate of international counsel.