Yahaya is the founding Partner of Law Allianz – a Nigerian law firm with core
expertise in gaming, media, technology, ecommerce and Entertainment with
a consulting office in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife; He was called to the
Nigerian Bar in 1993 and admitted as a solicitor England and Wales in 2014.
During the course of his professional career He has been legal adviser to Aso
Savings and Loans Plc., Company Secretary to First Alliance Pension and
Benefits Limited (now ARM Pensions).
He Chairs, the Entertainment and Sports committee of the Nigeria Bar
Association – Section on Business Law (SBL), a member of the Nigeria
Copyrights Commission’s Copyright law Review committee and Facilitator for
the National Assembly Business Environment Roundtable’s (NASSBER)
“Intellectual Property and Ecommerce” working group. In 2015 he was
inducted into the International Masters of Gaming Lawyers (IMGL) – an
invitation only non-profit association of gaming attorneys, regulators,
educators, executives and consultants from around the world who are
dedicated to education and the exchange of professional information
concerning all aspects of gaming law.
Yahaya is one of Africa’s leading gaming consultants; he had advised several
governments and is currently advising the Nigeria National Lottery
Regulatory commission on its ongoing restructuring, Lagos State Lottery
board on its proposed Integrated Casino resort and Botswana Gaming
Association on the proposed new casino legal framework. He had also