Nigeria has joined the rest of the world in ceremonies to mark the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, which has been celebrated annually on 17 May from 1969 to date. It is to highlight the anniversary of founding of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the signing of...
The sudden enexpected kick by some Northern elites against the patriotic resolutions passed last week at a meeting held in Asaba by the 17 Southern Governors of Nigeria is quite worrisome, but definitely uncalled for. The kick is illegal, unconstitutional and even immoral. I have since termed the Asaba resolutions ...
Nigeria is currently facing a triplet of experts, specialists and pundits in political, security and economic socery. They always predict doom for Nigeria. They are simultaneously trading their wares in a country they live and call home. But for which they do not wish well in their practice of...
Africa's youth unemployment problem has been the subject of so many debates in recent years because of its prevalence in Africa. The youth unemployment rate simply refers to the percentage of the unemployed in the age group of 18 to 35 years as compared to the total labor force. In Nigeria,...
Recent development at the nation’s premier commercial bank was both shocking and unexpected. Mind boggling though, but it has happened before. Boardroom rascality, a reminiscence of Intercontinental and Oceanic banks saga, where powerful management and shareholders leverage their vantage position to perpetrate financial boardroom recklessness. Hidden facts, wrapped in the...
By Timi Olubiyi, Ph.D. It is no more news that US-based social media company Twitter Inc has concluded plans to establish a presence on the African continent in line with its growth strategy. Recall, that Twitter’s founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, visited Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, and South Africa in 2019...
Nigerian Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, stated his vision to rebuild the Nigerian Army into a formidable force to defeat all adversaries. (See: COAS Determined To Rebuilding Fighting Skills, Capacity, Morale Of Troops - TheFact Nigeria). He made this assertion at the opening ceremony of the...
In today's turbulent business environment, predominantly with the economic recession, inflation, and the disruptive novel coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, strategy becomes the main source of competitive advantage for businesses and organizations. However, for a strategy to be meaningful, a business must have a reliable and working business and organizational structure. The fundamental...
The act of a combined team of soldiers, DSS and Police, numbering about 40 attempted to arrest and detain Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo Igboho was too much in the form of a kidnap attempt. Igboho was said to have been waylaid along Ibadan/Lagos Expressway whilst on his way to see...
On Friday, 5th February, 2021, the CBN pronounced the ban on cryptocurrency operation in any form in the Nigeria’s financial system as illegal, and banned it. It could be recalled that the CBN had on two occasions in 2017 and 2018 warned that transacting in cryptocurrency in the country...