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Company Secretarial Services

John Ali

Head, Legal & Secretarial Services

We provide company secretarial  services at nexia:

We render company secretarial services to companies in line with government policy in Nigeria which stipulates that “every company must have a Company Secretary”. This service provides the opportunity to act as mediator between companies’ board of directors, stakeholders, government and regulatory authorities.

Our services include:

  • Organising board, general, and other meetings on behalf of clients and companies.
  • Timely dispatch of notices of meeting
  • Timely perfection of minutes of meeting and dispatch to directors and members
  • Maintaining register of members and keeping it updated at all times
  • Timely preparation and dispatch of share, and bonus certificate to shareholders
  • Timely preparation and dispatch of dividend warrants to shareholders as at when due
  • Prompt response to shareholders queries and complaints
  • Timely filing of annual returns with regulatory bodies
  • Preparing and filing requisite forms for noticeable changes such as changes in appointment, resignation, removal of directors and changes in registered office address
  • General advisory services on corporate governance and reconstitution e.g. recapitalization, takeovers and mergers. Ensuring statutory compliance with the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA)

We provide specialist advice and assistance on company laws and secretarial matters, including advice requirements for various business combinations, due diligence on company restructuring, capital alteration and filing of periodic returns.

Our services include:

  • Increase of authorised share capital
  • Allotment of shares
  • Alteration of memorandum and articles of association
  • Compliance with other provisions of the companies and Allied Matters Act 2004 LFN
  • Merger and reconstruction
  • Providing legal due diligence
  • Liquidation & Bankruptcy Acting as liquidators and receivers.

The objective of this service is to assist companies in obtaining requisite approval from Industry regulators for operational or compliance purposes.

Our services include:

  • Provision of Immigration services including obtaining business permits and expatriate quotas from relevant government establishments
  • Registration of trade marks, patents and designs
  • Registration of Technical Agreements with the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP)
  • Liaising and obtaining approvals from regulatory and/or supervisory agencies


We provide advice to local and foreign promoters wishing to do business in Nigeria on the legal and regulatory requirement for the establishment of such business and assist with the incorporation and obtaining certificate and other incorporation documents.

Our services include:

  • Incorporation of Limited Liability Companies, PLCs, LGTEs
  • Incorporation of Trusteeships
  • Registration of business names