Category: Sports Law

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The NPFL, Players’ Work Health & Safety And The Civil Liability Of Sports Organisations

The NPFL, Players’ Work Health & Safety And The Civil Liability Of Sports Organisations

By Steve Austin Nwabueze The legal status of an athlete who earns a living from participating in [...]
The NPFL, Plateau United And Exercising The Spirit Of Overreaching Clauses In Football Contracts

The NPFL, Plateau United And Exercising The Spirit Of Overreaching Clauses In Football Contracts

By Steve Austin Nwabueze: The sports industry has grown exponentially, globally. The industry i [...]
The New Nigerian Broadcasting Commission Code And The Tenuous Issue Of Sports Content Exclusivity

The New Nigerian Broadcasting Commission Code And The Tenuous Issue Of Sports Content Exclusivity

By Steve Austin Nwabueze INTRODUCTION Sometime in July 2020, the National Broadcasting Commis [...]
Crowdfunding As An Alternative Financing Option For Nigerian Sports Clubs

Crowdfunding As An Alternative Financing Option For Nigerian Sports Clubs

By Chiemeka Nwosu One of the hindrances to the growth of sport clubs in Nigeria is a lack of adeq [...]
Blurring The Line Between Sports And Employment Contracts

Blurring The Line Between Sports And Employment Contracts

By Damilola Oyelade & Ayodeji Abdul As a young striker, Ugo Obi’s agility and impressive control [...]
Just Before Kick-Off: The Proposed NPIFL And Legal Ramifications Of A Parallel Professional Football League In Nigeria

Just Before Kick-Off: The Proposed NPIFL And Legal Ramifications Of A Parallel Professional Football League In Nigeria

By Steve Austin Nwabueze Avid football lovers have watched on for the last decade or more as a co [...]
Multilateral Sports Contracts: Lessons For Nigerian Professional League (NPFL)

Multilateral Sports Contracts: Lessons For Nigerian Professional League (NPFL)

The sporting world has been agog with a developing reality; the reality of agency relationship in th [...]
The NPFL: A Legal Perspective On The Fans, Ticketing, And Commercialization Of The Domestic League

The NPFL: A Legal Perspective On The Fans, Ticketing, And Commercialization Of The Domestic League

By Steve Austin Nwabueze & Ayodeji Abdul Introduction Football or soccer? Whatever you call [...]
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