NLRC & ANOR v. AG. LAGOS STATE
The public is hereby informed of the judgment of the Federal High Court, dated December 7, 2009.
Below is a summary of the judgment.
a. It is well established that National Lottery is Interstate Commerce.
b. The National Assembly has exclusive authority to legislate on Interstate Trade and Commerce pursuant to paragraph 62 (a) of the Second Schedule of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
c. The National Lottery Act 2005 is a valid and constitutional enactment of the National Assembly.
d. Any grantee of a national licence is free to carry on its trade between states without liability to obtain another approval or licence from the State Government.
(Legal Team Lead)
November 6, 2014