Employee engagement in Nigeria: The role of leaders and boundary variables
How can I get the best out of my employees and make them go the extra mile to help achieve my organisation’s vision and goals? This is a question every business leader wants an answer to. As a study shows, although many leaders understand the importance of employee engagement, they lack ideas on how to actually create…
Battling new challenges of expansion 17 years after GSM revolution
Telecommunications revolution is daily transforming the Nigerian society in diverse ways since the dawn of the new millennium.
Amid bearish results, hope rises for stock market with demutualisation
The loss of N2.49 trillion in seven months by investors in the nation’s bourse is the unsavoury news coming out of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The loss, amounting to 15.64 per cent between January and July, has been attributed to political uncertainty in the country by development experts. Available data shows that the market…
Help make this App a reality, world’s Technovation girls beg Nigerians
The six teenage girls of the Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha, had, two weeks ago, mounted the global podium where they claimed the golden trophy at the World Technovation (programming) Challenge.
Relief for Osun farmers, rural dwellers with RAMP
Rivers Shasha, located on the fringes of Ife North and Ife South local councils of Osun State, used to ‘swallow’ farmers and rural dwellers yearly. In 2010, it claimed a family of seven in one fell swoop. They had gone to farm in the morning, but while at the farm, it rained cats and dogs.…
Feast of Sacrifice amidst security fears
Today, Muslim faithful in Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, known as the feast or festival of the sacrifice. It is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year, the other being Eid-el-Fitr, which comes up at the end of Ramadan every year.
COSON suspension: MPAN counts losses, seeks urgent action by NCC
The Music Publishers Association of Nigeria (MPAN) has urged the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) to save the music industry from collapse by lifting the suspension that stopped the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) from operating as a Collective Management Organisation (CMO) for musical works in Nigeria. Though, COSON’s legal team, headed by Uche Val Obi…
Voters’ registration dogged by racketeering, fewer centres
It is three days to the suspension of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), just as efforts by many Nigerians to get the exercise done remain bumpy.
How ‘little’ Onitsha Catholic school shocked the world at Technovation
Nigeria has every reason to celebrate her five golden girls of the Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha, who took the world by storm, silencing bigger challengers like the United States...
Positive leadership in a negative world – part 2
In the last edition, we established that we live in an increasingly complex and uncertain world defined by change and innovation. The increased volatility and pressure of today's world of work takes its toll on employees, as well as organisations, causing the latter losses in productivity and employee well-being. As a result, we proposed that…