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10 Dec 2018
The scourge of corruption has in the last couple of decades, gained prominence in public discourse due to its seemingly pervasive presence in society and in diverse economies and cultures. This can be attributed to factors such as lack of proper governance and ethical challenges inherent in some corporations and governments. Corruption is a problem…
10 Dec 2018
“Public relations tells beautiful lies, crisis communication tells ugly truths”. When your organisation is faced with a scandal that is in the public domain, should you tell the truth, some of the truth, all the truth, and to everyone? Is it not the role of corporate communication to preserve the positive image of the organisation…
10 Dec 2018
It is no longer news that the academic curriculum in Nigeria ’s educational institutions - nursery, primary, secondary, and tertiary is older than the country itself. They were passed down by the British colonial masters more than sixty years ago. What is news is that civilisation, development, and innovation have left it behind. Most worrisome…
5 Nov 2018
Strategy is an expedient tool for organisational growth. A great and brilliant strategy can give an organisation an edge over its competitors; however, it requires a solid and thorough implementation to sustain such an advantage. There has been much ambiguity regarding how strategy is implemented in organisations. Most of the questions on how to implement…
5 Nov 2018
Organisational outcomes and employee productivity are enhanced when workers derive maximum satisfaction from their jobs. Employee behaviour patterns such as lateness to work, absenteeism, conflict at work, and even an intention to leave an organisation are significantly influenced by job satisfaction or the lack of it. This leads to the question: Does employee perception of…
5 Nov 2018
China is gradually becoming the most attractive source of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Africa. According to a Washington Post publication dated January 7, 2018, China’s FDI to Africa between 2000-2014 was $30 billion with an average of $2 billion flow each year. In a recent gathering of African leaders, China promised to make an…
5 Nov 2018
 The role trust plays in the drive for an inclusive financial services ecosystem can't be overemphasised. The recent developments in the banking sector have elevated the need to revisit the topic, this time drawing our insights from the body of evidence available. Trust means being confident that a person or an institution will deliver on…
8 Oct 2018
In the first of this two-part series, we introduced the organisational waste elimination concept called lean enterprise. We also established that cost efficiency is an important goal of many organisations as it ultimately translates to a value-add for customers and other stakeholders. A business organisation is an embodiment of structures and processes that direct the…
8 Oct 2018
To succeed in Africa, businesses have to be resilient, adaptive, innovative and entrepreneurial. They strive to succeed, despite the rapid changes and number of challenges encountered in the operating environment. With an increase in the rate of urbanisation and pressure on under-supplied infrastructure, many primary and secondary cities and towns on the continent are characterised…
8 Oct 2018
After financial access, what comes next? In 2011, 43 percent of the world’s adults lacked access to formal financial services, according to the Global Findex report. By 2017, that number reduced to 31 percent. If current projections remain consistent, we should be celebrating universal financial access by 2025. While this is encouraging and worth celebrating,…
8 Oct 2018
One of the drivers of organisational success is energy generated between employees in the workplace. This energy represents how employees are mentally engaged and motivated in committing their efforts to carrying out allocated duties. A component of organisational energy is relational energy; which denotes the energy generated and transmitted when employees interact with one another…
9 Sep 2018
Knowledge has always been an essential part of every economic activity, but the digital age seems to be different in its reliance on economic knowledge. In traditional growth theory, it was assumed that increased use of capital governed increased worker output; but research has shown that technological change, rather than capital intensity was the key…

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President Muhammadu Buhari, in the course of the week, visited Kigali, Rwanda, where he participated in the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, and also held bilateral talks with world leaders. The Nigerian leader, who returned to Abuja on Sunday, had while in Kigali, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda where he made a…
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