On the heels of global demands by youth for structural socioeconomic transformation, improved governance and intergenerational dialogue, young people in Nigeria has urged for their voice to be heard to meet their concerns, needs and aspirations. The dialogue titled, “From protests to constructive engagement – conversations with young Nigerians about Nigeria”, involved more 2,700 online…
COVID-19: FCMB sustains support to government, Nigerians with multi-dimensional intervention strategy
As the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus pandemic) takes an intense twist, with its prevalent negative effect on individuals, households, businesses and health systems, leading financial services provider, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), is stepping up the tempo of its interventions through various humanitarian gestures. As a caring and responsive Bank, FCMB has ensured the stability of…
COVID-19: Being part of the solution
One thing that disease pandemics have shown throughout history is the interconnectedness of the human race, not just because of the way in which viruses are spread, but because, unchecked
Access Bank champions sustainability goals through diverse CSR projects
Over the years Access Bank’s sustainability goals have bordered on several organisational policies including Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The idea of CSR was set into motion to integrate social and environmental goals into a company’s business. This is based on the fact that CSR drives for loyalty with customers, engagement with employees and positive public…
Remembering Dr Alfa Sa’adu - An NHS Angel
On the morning of April1, 2020, I read the sad news of the death of Dr Alfa Sa’adu. He had contracted Covid-19 in the course of his work and passed away at the age of 68. Dr Sa’adu was a highly regarded physician and past president of the Royal Society of Medicine....
‘There’s so much going on in the world, but I’m confident that this will pass’
I feel great. There is so much going on in the world, but I am confident that this will pass. I’m taking all the necessary precautions prescribed by healthcare organisations, and ensuring my family, friends and team are taking this pandemic seriously.
Quintin is a London-based choir director whose music has been taken away from him as Covid-19 enforces social distancing
Last week was one of significant loss for me. Loss of connections, loss of work and loss of income. And I am still processing the grief. Potential career promotions put to one side, concerts and art put on hold.
Lafarge rewards loyal customers
Lafarge Africa Plc, a leading cement manufacturing company has recently rewarded its customers during its Customer Award event held at the Lagos Continental Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was an opportunity for the company to reward its high performing customers in 2019 while also commemorating its 60th Anniversary celebration. The company’s customers across Nigeria…
Bank leverages marathon to create awareness on HIV, neglected tropical diseases
As a way of stemming the spread of HIV as well as neglected tropical diseases in Africa, Access Bank Plc in partnership with HACEY Health Initiative, a the EndFund and the Nigeria Business Coalition against AIDs, held a free screening session for participants of the recently held Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Speaking on the…
"Success STEMS From Diversity" - Eva Longoria
Fumbi Chima is a top global executive, ROI-driven business leader and business growth strategist of Nigerian origin, currently serving as the Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Adidas. She is an accomplished business executive with exceptional senior management skills in strategic planning, acquisition, and business development.
Nigeria Rugby League Association
The Nigeria Rugby League Association (NRLA) recently hosted the 2019 Middle East and Africa (MEA) Championship with Nigeria emerging as the eventual winners of the tournament, defeating Morocco 38-16 at the TBS Cricket Oval, home of Lagos Cricket Club.