PUBLIC NOTICE ON THE FULL APPLICATION OF PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO FILE ANNUAL RETURNS BY COMPANIES AND RECOVERY OF PENALTIES AGAINST COMPANY DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS

  The Corporate Affairs Commission wishes to remind the general public and, in particular, Companies operating in Nigeria, their Directors and Officers that the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (CAMA) requires Companies to file annual returns with the Commission in every year.  This reminder is informed by what the Commission has observed as large

2023-11-03T17:48:04+01:00November 3rd, 2023|Public Notice|

PUBLIC NOTICE on Easing of enforcement of NIN in company registrations until February 12, 2023 

This is to inform our esteemed customers and the general public that the commencement date for the application of the requirement of National Identification Number (NIN) as the only acceptable means of identification for Nigerians and non-Nigerians resident in Nigeria in the incorporation of Companies has been extended to 13th February 2023. As from that

2023-02-03T09:08:59+01:00February 3rd, 2023|Public Notice|

PUBLIC NOTICE: All post-incorporation processes require entities to file up to date Annual Returns and PSC information.

  The Commission wishes to bring to the notice of our esteemed customers that filing of Annual Returns up-to-date and information on Persons with Significant Control (PSC) by entities is mandatory and will be strictly enforced for all processes. For the avoidance of doubt, sections 417, 773, 822 and 848 of the Companies and Allied

2023-09-02T13:32:38+01:00January 23rd, 2023|Public Notice|

LATE COMPLIANCE BY EXISTING COMPANIES WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL UNDER THE COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT 2020 AND THE COMPANIES REGULATIONS 2021

    Further to the notice of the Commission dated 16th April 2021 on extension of the period for existing companies to comply with the requirements of issued share capital under the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (CAMA) and the Companies Regulations (CR) 2021 to 31st December 2022, and in line with the last

2022-12-30T17:24:42+01:00December 30th, 2022|Public Notice|

DEPLOYMENT OF ADDITIONAL COMPONENT ON THE COMPANY REGISTRATION PORTAL (CRP) FOR FILING OF SURRENDER, ALLOTMENT, TRANSFER AND TRANSMISSION OF SHARES

DEPLOYMENT OF ADDITIONAL COMPONENT ON THE COMPANY REGISTRATION PORTAL (CRP) FOR FILING OF SURRENDER, ALLOTMENT, TRANSFER AND TRANSMISSION OF SHARES The Commission wishes to notify its esteemed Customers and the General Public that additional component has been deployed on the Company Registration Portal (CRP) for the filing of the following notices - 1. Surrender of

2022-12-22T16:07:04+01:00December 22nd, 2022|Public Notice|

FURTHER NOTICE ON THE USE OF THE NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AS MEANS OF IDENTIFICATION FOR ALL PROCESSES  

Further to the Commission’s Public Notice dated and published on 21/11/2022 on its website and social media handles, esteemed customers and the general public are hereby informed that the commencement date for the application of the requirement of National Identification Number (NIN) as the only means of identification accepted for all the processes of the

2022-12-10T15:17:33+01:00December 10th, 2022|Public Notice|

GUIDELINES ON HOLDING OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS (AGMs) OF PUBLIC COMPANIES USING PROXIES

The Commission wishes to inform the general public that the Guidelines on Holding of Annual General Meetings (AGMs) of Public Companies Using Proxies issued by the Commission on the 26th March 2020 shall cease to apply after 31st December 2022. Accordingly, all public companies that have been granted approval to hold their AGMs using proxies

2022-12-02T07:11:22+01:00November 22nd, 2022|Public Notice|

DISCLAIMER!

RE: “CERTIFICATION” OF PERSONS, FIRMS OR ORGANIZATIONS TO CARRY ON UNREGULATED/UNLAWFUL INVESTMENT SCHEMES AND PROCURE BUSINESS REGISTRATION AT DISCOUNTS OR WITH FREEBIES   The attention of the Corporate Affairs Commission has been drawn to several social media contents and publications suggesting that the Commission has licensed or “certified” certain persons, firms or organizations to carry

2022-10-22T06:38:54+01:00October 22nd, 2022|Public Notice|
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