9 Jun 2018
Extracurricular activities are quite essential for the growth and development of children. They can benefit them through personal, educational and social means, because it involves learning and developing the skills and talents they already have and can teach them new ones. A child who is involved in such activities will also learn to understand time…
6 Jun 2018
As I said last week, a safe way to enter business is through apprenticeship, where you learn by doing. Before starting a business in an existing industry, it is safer to find a way to work in the type of business you wish to start for some time, and while there, discover the gaps in processes and services that you can fill when you start your own business. Apprenticeship is…
1 May 2018
Following the successful acquisition of majority (88.2 per cent) stake in Legacy Pension Managers Limited, FCMB Group Plc has expressed optimism on the bank’s sustained growth trajectory, as the benefits of key investments begin to reflect in its operations. The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ladi Balogun, speaking at the 2017 yearly general meeting of the…
22 Feb 2018
After years of incessant financial crises coupled with prolonged industrial actions by staff unions, the emergence of Dr. Taiwo Adekolawole as the Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Ede (EdePoly), has made these debilitating influences things of the past. Speaking at a press briefing to mark his first 100 days in office, Dr. Adekolawole said the…
27 Dec 2017
With four days left for 2017 to go, it has been a tough year for Nigeria’s telecommunications sector. Admitting this, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is hoping for a more robust and rewarding 2018. Speaking in Lagos, at a post-event interview, the Director of Public Affairs, NCC, Tony Ojobo, admitted that 2017 has been full…
21 Dec 2017
President, African Council for Distance Education (ACDE), Prof. Abdelraouf Abbas, has tasked the management of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to collaborate with other sister universities of the continent to achieve rapid growth. He also urged management of the institution to render the university’s vast experience in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) to similar…
19 Jun 2016
Thabo Mbeki’s dozen weekly letters between January and April 2016, trying to justify his actions as South Africa’s president between 1999 and 2008, were largely pedantic, petty, and petulant ...
18 May 2016
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed its commitment to move the sector forward through a three-year maritime growth strategy
14 Apr 2015
Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa remains strong but is expected to slow for a second successive year in 2015 in the face of declining commodity prices and the Ebola epidemic, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
14 Apr 2015
The International Monetary Fund cut its outlook for US economic growth this year and next on Tuesday after a sharp slowdown during the winter.
14 Apr 2015
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that the Japanese and European economies were picking up pace as it stuck to its forecast for moderate global growth this year and next.
14 Apr 2015
Global commerce is expected to grow just 3.3 percent this year, the World Trade Organization said Tuesday, slashing its previous forecast of 4.0 percent over weak global economic growth and rising geopolitical tensions.