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21 Mar 2019
I once had a friend many years back, who went for a job interview at a Legal firm. She had over 10 years of legal experience, but had to pause for three years, because of her children. She went for this interview, after asking her series of questions, the recruiter asked her why she had…
6 Mar 2019
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, yesterday said the Federal Government would set up a committee to advise it on how best to mobilise savings to boost capital market liquidity. Addressing members of the Capital Market Master Plan Implementation Council (CAMMIC) in Abuja, she charged Nigerians on savings for the growth of the national…
28 Jan 2019
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is the fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century. It is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres, collectively referred to as cyber-physical systems. Nigeria must narrow the gap between the technological potential…
19 Jan 2019
I am culling this from my political diary. I am living in the future. It is 2030, a very historic and eventful year for all Black people around the world – Africa is about to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup.   After working hard for 10 whole years from 2019, Nigeria is about to…
16 Jan 2019
Oil prices are expected to oscillate close to current levels well into the next decade, averaging around $65-70 per barrel through 2023, according to an annual survey of energy professionals conducted by Reuters. Despite the recent slump in oil prices, forecasts have edged down by less than $5 per barrel compared with the last annual…
10 Jan 2019
The reported burning by suspected herdsmen of a 250-hectare rice farm owned by the Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom, is a heinous act that cannot be condemned strongly enough. The arsonists who are reported to have invaded it with a large number of cows subsequently set fire to the farm and ran away when confronted by…
10 Jan 2019
The wheel of life is one great tool for personal development, which an individual can use in achieving ultimate harmony in different areas of his or her life. It consists of a pie chart, which represent different categories that are important to people. The most common subdivisions include: 1. Home and Family 2. Relationships and…
29 Dec 2018
This week we are announcing the second set of nominees, Women In Finance and Women In Health and Wellness. We’ve kept their descriptions (in brackets) deliberately brief, as many are multi-talented and their skills transcend a few sectors. I have really enjoyed reading about each one of these women listed below - all with award-winning power,…
29 Dec 2018
I wish all my readers a Happy New Year. I am happy to predict that the world, the way we know it now, a global system that has been deliberately designed and constructed in such a way that the black person on earth should not succeed, will come to a shuddering end in 2030. Before…
23 Dec 2018
Bayelsa State Government has declared receipt of N13.6bn as allocation from the federation account for December 2018. Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Maxwell Ebibai, in a statement, yesterday, said Governor Seriake Dickson, as a result of the allocation, had directed payment of December salary and allowances to workers before Christmas, while Treasury Department would ensure compliant.…
29 Nov 2018
Until organisations embrace standard internal auditing, especially to predict, indicate and curb sharp practices, the nations’ fight against corruption may continue to be a mirage, financial experts have said. The experts, who spoke at the launch of a book, titled: A to Z of Internal Audit, recently in Lagos, were also unanimous that internal auditors,…
29 Nov 2018
The Chattered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Audit (CIFIAN) has warned that the Nigerian financial system is in great danger due to the lack of appropriate legal framework to regulate forensic and investigative audit practice in the country. Pro tem President of CIFIAN, Dr Victoria Enape who gave the warning during the induction of new…

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