Almost three years after President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria (CIPMN) (Establishment) Act (2018), the institute is now set to regulate project management practice in Nigeria. The Act empowers the institute to license all project management practitioners; withdraw the license of erring members and prohibit non-registered members…
NIM tasks managers on effective leadership to de-escalate crisis
The Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) chartered has tasked managers of organisations with committed leadership to enable them to navigate successfully through the crisis. The institute submitted that emerging economies, like Nigeria, are today inundated with a host of management challenges, which demand careful planning and approach for survival. President and Chairman of…
Farmcrowdy, So Fresh founders to speak at MSME dialogue
Founder and CEO of Farmcrowdy, Onyeka Akumah and the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of So Fresh, Olagoke Balogun, are among speakers expected at the second edition of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises
Professionals frown at government’s plan to takeover unclaimed dividends
Professional bodies have kicked against plans by the Federal Government to take over unclaimed dividends of public listed companies. They said the move would impact negatively on the capital market as it would discourage investment. President and Chairman of Council, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), Bode Ayeku, urged the government…
LASUTH charges doctors on knowledge, skills acquisition
The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), has admonished the new doctors inducted into the hospital to thirst for knowledge and skills as they begin their journey in the medical profession. He spoke at the induction and graduating ceremony of the 15th set of medical doctors and the 5th…
Chemical engineers seek policy to boost renewable energy
Chemical engineers have called for a new policy and strategy that would reposition Nigeria’s renewable energy sector towards solving the challenge of irregular supply, create jobs, and boost the industrilisation of the country. National President, Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE), Onochie Anyaoku, led the call at a workshop on ‘Renewable energy systems: Practical…
Ozigbo, Wike bag Business Hallmark’s People Of The Year Awards
The immediate past President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Plc, Valentine Ozigbo, has been named as a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Transformational Leadership Award at the 2020 edition of the People of the Year Awards.
Equipping entrepreneurs with financial literacy skills
The emergence of Nigeria as the biggest economy in Africa has not led to the expansion of financial literacy in the country. Experts had argued that the provision of financial literacy training for consumers was necessary to develop the nation’s financial services markets.
SON committee asks government agencies to build strong institutions
Building strong institutions will improve the ease of doing business, rapid and sustainable economic growth, Chairman, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Committee on Management Practices, Sunny Uwanuakwa, has said.
ICSAN advocates good governance framework for viable Nigeria
The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) has advocated a proper governance framework that would set the agenda for an economically, socially, politically strong and viable Nigeria.
Nigeria, ILO, NECA move against child labour
In order to achieve Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aims to eliminate all forms of child labour by 2025, African governments must accelerate actions against child labour, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Regional Director for Africa, Mrs. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, has said.