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Strengthening Regulatory Framework for Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (Commonwealth Found.)

Strengthening Regulatory Framework for Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (Commonwealth Foundation)

Commonwealth Found. Policy Brief

Improving the Regulatory Environment for Nonprofits

INTRODUCTION Nonprofits play an increasingly important role in public service provision and policy making across the country, giving rise to needs for new forms of regulatory oversight of such entities. In response, a number of regulatory guidelines, standards and bills have been initiated by institutions in governance charged with the responsibility of regulating, enacting and […]

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Commonwealth Found. Policy Brief

KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PART F OF COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill, 2018

KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PART F OF COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill, 2018   On Tuesday 15 May 2018, the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria passed the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990 (CAP C20, LFN 2004) Repeal and Re-enactment Bill, 2018 (“the bill”). The Bill consolidates the proposed […]

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General Articles

Insight from CIVIL SOCIETY suggested amendments to the part C of CAMA

INTRODUCTION The Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) is the first generic membership body for civil society organizations in Nigeria that facilitates effective advocacy on issues of poverty and other developmental issues.   For 25 years, we have worked to give non-profits in the country the needed support to keep their doors open and to serve […]

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Guide On Complying With The Path F of CAMA

INTRODUCTION Nonprofit governance has been in the spotlight in the last few years with increased interest in regulatory compliance. The Part F of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) is the law guiding the formation and governance of nonprofits in Nigeria. This document is our attempt to provide a framework for improving nonprofit compliance […]

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Commonwealth Found. Report

INSIGHTS FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY SECTOR

INSIGHTS FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY SECTOR On the Part C of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Click here to download the pdf Nigeria Network of NGOs NNNG0

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – April, 2019

For nonprofits to be registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission; it is required that they go through the process of application as specified by the commission. The commission requires that the prescribed application form be manually or electronically (online) filled by organisations intending to register, stating in the form, the name of the proposed corporate […]

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Newsletter – Understanding Income and Properties for Nonprofits – Nov. 2019

November, 2019 Nonprofit organisations can continue to enjoy their nonprofit status only if they can keep to their charitable object which requires that they do not pay or transfer income, profit or properties of the organisation to any of their board members. It is expedient that the Board has the ultimate responsibility for the income […]

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How to Change Registered Particulars with the CAC – October 2019

October, 2019    Nonprofit organisations willing to make alterations to some or all of their particulars after registering with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), must notify the commission via an application process within a reasonable period of time- a duration of 28-60 days is recommended (for medium, small and large organisation) for this to take […]

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – September, 2019

  Constitutions help set the rules guiding the operation of nonprofits. They are important because they establish procedures that everyone can rely on and give a level of certainty about how the organisation should be run; the rules and processes provided in the constitution binds the board, the organisation and its members. Legally, a nonprofit’s […]

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – August, 2019

  Nonprofit mergers are becoming a common trend in many countries and are now a topic of discussion among nonprofit leaders, board and funders. Mergers provide an avenue to preserve and strengthen needed service provided by nonprofits to diverse communities.   The Part F of the Companies and Allied Matters Act recognizes mergers; paving the […]

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – July, 2019

  An important step towards financial growth and the promotion of transparency and accountability within a nonprofit organization is strong financial management. Nonprofit organisations are expected to keep a tight record of their financial and accounting operations as this improves their documentation processes and helps to take stock of their spending.   Under the Companies […]

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – June, 2019

  In a nonprofit organisation, managing a bank account can be simple or complex depending on the size of the organisation, the net worth and assets possessed by the organisation.   By law, a nonprofit organisation is mandated to have a bank account from which all financial transactions relating to the organisation would be made. […]

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – May, 2019

The new amendment to the Part F of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) supports the suspension of an organisation’s board of trustees, in cases where there is perpetration of misconduct and fraudulent management of organisational affairs.   The suspension of trustees can only be made legal after a petition has been made to […]

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – March, 2019

An annual return refers to profit made on investment, over a period of time. In Nigeria, corporate entities registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission under the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) are mandated to file annual returns with the Commission (CAC) on a yearly basis.   Even though nonprofit organisations do not make profit […]

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NNNGO Newsletter on Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act – February, 2019

Boards of trustees are pivotal to the growth and success of nonprofits. Their role is to serve as governing bodies, safeguard the core values of an organization and ensure the fulfillment of its vision and supervise its the overall operation.   A Board of Trustees is made up of a number of different representatives, often […]

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Newsletter – Understanding the Companies and Allied Matters Act

January, 2019   Corporate and nonprofit organisations in Nigeria and beyond have for many years supported and/or engaged in charitable causes, which have met the yearnings of individuals, groups and the society in general- in carrying out these charitable activities however, there are regulations nonprofits need to adhere to in order to ensure smooth operations […]

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2018 Workshop Report

Build the necessary skills and knowledge among Nigerian NGOs on how to voluntarily comply with regulatory requirements as presently enacted in CAMA (2 days training in Port Harcourt and Kaduna for 50 participants).   51 nonprofits from 8 States participated at a 2day training organized for nonprofits in the South Eastern (3 states- Abia, Imo […]

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General Articles

Legal Framework for Establishment of Not-for-Profit Organisations

Corporate entities and not-for-profit organisations in Nigeria and beyond have continued to support and engage in charitable causes, which have met the yearnings and aspirations of individuals, groups and the society at large. Many corporate entities have adopted various corporate social responsibility policies in an attempt to give back to the society in which they […]

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