Why delivery of N15b palliatives delayed, by CACOVID
The private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has explained the delay in distribution of palliatives to about two million most vulnerable families...
They give that we may survive
It is the worst of times. But it could be the best of times too. I am pleased to see that fellow Nigerians are finding the soul of goodness in this unmitigated evil called COVID-19 pandemic.
Opportunity for young startups, as tech fair backs innovations
In a bid to improve standard of living, whilst encouraging affordable, fast and professional ways to achieve sustainability in business through technology...
Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership - Part 4
Not surprisingly our pre-independence leaders chose a federal system of governance that will over time build a united but diverse nation of shared values of inclusiveness and national purpose.
Xpress Payments canvasses liberalisation of funds
The Managing Director of Xpress Payments, Mr. Oluwadare Owolabi, has suggested ways to ensure liberalisation of funds in Nigeria, for enhanced access.
Nigeria on growth trajectory, says Ovia
The Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc., Mr. Jim Ovia, has acknowledged that the country’s economic outlook shows that it is now on a growth trajectory even as he commended...
Apathy reigns as 86 million Nigerians still have no policy
Concerted efforts by the insurance industry to get Nigerians renew their confidence and appreciate benefits inherent in its policies seem not to have recorded the much-desired response, as a recent survey showed that more than 86 million Nigerians do not have any form of cover. For the operators and allied stakeholders, insurance business remains a…
Who wants to be a billionaire?
Without the generosity of Kabiyesi, Oba Rilwanu Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos, I may not have gained entrance into the fertile mind of Jim Ovia, the founder and first chief executive of Zenith Bank. Baba Akiolu was kind enough to lend me a copy of Ovia’s Africa: Rise and Shine. The 224-page book is part…