Enyinnaya Uwadi

Enyinnaya Uwadi
University of East Anglia | UEA · School of Law

Juris Doctor
Doctoral Researcher in Competition Law and Emerging Economies (Commonwealth Scholar), University of East Anglia

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This article is written in defense of the diverse policy objectives of competition regimes in relation to merger control in the developing countries of Africa. While appreciating the criticisms, the essay uses South Africa as an example to explain the historical context and justify such a regime. It reviews the extent of PIC in line with the South...
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This article examines the efforts of the Nigerian Competition Authority, the FCCPC in building social capital in a difficult regulatory environment, and lessons new competition authorities can learn from the strides of the FCCPC.
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The introduction of a comprehensive competition regime in a developing country comes with a lot of expectations, due to the idea and belief that it will help in fighting harmful practices in the economy and also be a panacea to economic development. However, this is not always the case because the adoption of competition law is neither an end nor m...
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Before the return of democracy in 1999, the Nigerian economy was characterized by government-sponsored monopolies and subsidies in key sectors of the economy. This led to the concentration of market power in the hands of few firms. Post-1999 marked a departure from that norm and the commencement of a new policy direction towards a free-market econo...
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With the enactment of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (FCCPA) 2019, and the establishment of a competition regulator, this article undertook a critical analysis of the provisions on cartels, especially, the leniency and settlement procedures. It made a comparative study of the 20-year-old regime in South Africa (SA), an emerging...
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The implication of the establishment of a seemingly parallel regulatory agency with overlapping responsibilities for the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) which has been generally described as struggling due to incessant power outages and inefficient electricity power supply is the focus of this paper. The paper adopts a comparative analy...
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The huge annual increase in the number of internet users in Nigeria makes the country a fertile ground for investment by Internet Service Providers (ISPs). This increase also comes with a higher probability for the violation of intellectual property (IP) rights on the internet. With the current global trend in holding ISPs to a higher standard of r...
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On January 30, 2019, Nigeria joined the ranks of countries with a competition regime upon the enactment of the FCCPA. This came 17 years after the first idea for a competition law was touted in Nigeria in December 2002.1 This article will critically appraise the general provisions of the FCCPA with the aim of making a case for further legislative i...

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