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June 12- Let the healings begin.

Buhari’s declaration on June 12 has huge significance for Nigeria’s democracy. Many have described it as a political masterstroke and they are right. It was a strategic political move. Those who sold the idea to the President should be commended … Continue reading

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Is the retail sector Nigeria’s next big industry?

Nigeria’s population of 186 million people and the country’s rapid urbanisation present a huge opportunity for global retailers. Moreover, its fast-growing middle class makes Nigeria a formidable consumer market in Africa. However, the key to making the retail sector more … Continue reading

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How corporate governance can affect Nigeria’s development

Corporate Governance is not just about how a company is directed and controlled to maximize performance and ensure accountability to stakeholders. Better governance practices and processes have become imperatives for both national and global economies. A company that is run … Continue reading

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Airbnb is running its own internal university to teach data science

Tech companies, and increasingly even non-tech companies, are struggling with the fact that there are not enough trained data scientists to fill market demand. Every company has their own strategy for hiring and training, but Airbnb has taken things a … Continue reading

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Muted dividends of procurement reforms in Nigeria

A Nigerian company I am acquainted with recently contacted an office of a state government to enquire about the process of doing business with the government. The company was directed to visit the Ministry of Works to collect a form. … Continue reading

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As Arakurin Akeredolu Steps in – 13 actions to hit the ground running on.

As the new Governor of Ondo state kicks off his administration. It is imperative that he hits the ground running to avoid the miscues made in the early life of the APC led Federal government. I have outlined here what … Continue reading

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It’s time to revitalise CBN’s Cashless Policy

Last December, I had the opportunity of spending memorable moments with family and friends in Nigeria. However, something else was memorable in an odd manner. I had grueling experiences trying to withdraw funds from the automated teller machines (ATMs). My … Continue reading

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South Korea and Samsung provide the way forward for Nigeria

In October, Samsung had to permanently discontinue the production and sales of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The decision was taken after several recalls of the phones due to complaints of exploding batteries and incidents of the phones catching … Continue reading

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Positioning Nigeria for the global outsourcing industry

The global outsourcing and offshoring industry is estimated to have generated about $524.4 billion in 2015, according to Plunkett Research, a leading provider of industry sector analysis and research. The industry is expected to generate $548.5 billion in 2016, with … Continue reading

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It’s the Infrastructure, Stupid.

From North to South and from the East to the West, the dearth of the nation’s infrastructures is unimaginable. Poor roads network, dilapidated schools and hospitals, lack of broadband internet access, dilapidated airports, ports and many more. The infrastructure deficit … Continue reading

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