According to this news article, in a bid to speed up cases in Lagos courts, the judiciary has introduced the compulsory use of ADR. The new High Court of Lagos State Civil Procedure rules 2012 launched by the chief judge of Lagos, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, apparently contain the provisions.
If anyone can comment if and how these rules apply to IP disputes, we would be grateful.
Thursday, 27 September 2012
ADR compulsory in Nigeria say new rules
Afro Leo Thursday, September 27, 2012