Aliko Dangote named sixth most charitable person in the world
President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, was recognised and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics...
How Africa is winning the fight against poverty
Everytime I visit Africa, I am struck by two things that go hand in hand: the youth and the energy.The median age on the continent is 18. Compare that to the median age in North America, which is 35.
Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates head climate body
Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates will head an international commission on climate change to launch next month, the Dutch government said Monday.
Business in Politics: A historically recommended mix
How should we define the role of policymakers in improving the efficiency of the economy’s primary participants? Here are lessons form the first time business had a definitive say in politics.
Groups flay N357b health sector capex in seven years
The country’s health sector has received, as capital expenditure (capex), N356.7 billion in the last seven years, a development described as the harbinger of the endless woes in the sector and huge medical tourism.
Shaming Bill Gates on health and education
I shed tears recently after I confirmed a social media post about the way Argentines systematically eliminated black people from their land who were brought there as slaves. It was too shocking to be true so I got in touch with a former colleague who had spent about twelve years doing mission work in Argentina,…
Delivering the people’s needs
BILL Gates has declared that the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s implementation of its economic plan did not reflect the Nigerian people’s needs. Co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) which has committed US$1.6 billion on a polio vaccination programme in Nigeria...
What Bill Gates didn’t say
The comments made by Microsoft Founder Bill Gates during his last visit to Nigeria made the rounds quite a bit, even CNN – the international news network covered it on a number of their news segments. But there are a number of things that Mr Gates did not say either because he is not as…
‘Nigeria will thrive when every Nigerian is able to thrive’
Speech by Bill Gates at the National Economic Council, Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.