The omnipresence of social media is a validation of Marshall McLuhan’s prophecy. The professor and media guru had predicted in the 1960s that the media would become so pervasive and intrusive that it would shrink the world into a “global village”. Not only has his prophecy come to pass, but in our time, social media […]
Successful entrepreneurs know that the best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Peter Drucker. The Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) is the first unit and/or building block of corporate innovation in any sector within any economic system. Like a cell which is the building block of living organisms, multiples of cells […]
There is palpable fear in the land. This is not a time to embark on journeys anyhow. It appears kidnappers have been let loose. From the North to the South, the story is the same. The West and the East are not spared. The fear of kidnappers has become the beginning of wisdom. The menace […]
The rising cost of food is a multiprong challenge. One of the core issues to curb food insecurity is to manage the physical security of the agriculture sector and value chain protecting farmers and their workforce. The inability to do this has led to frequent killings of farmers, mass murder and scotch earth destruction of […]
•Speaker Obasa Leadership comes in various forms, but only a few possess the ability to truly transform their organisations and leave a lasting impact on their constituents. One such remarkable leader is Rt. Hon. (Dr) Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly. Obasa’s leadership is distinguished by his unique styl...
•Prof Nnimmo Bassey For some years we have seen vested interests grabbing the COP. This started through heavy sponsorship by fossil fuels companies, and metamorphosed into taking the driving seat, presiding over the COP a defiant way of showcasing climate denial. With COP29 in Azerbaijan it will make three COPs in a row to be […]
Naturally, Nigerians ought to be basking in the euphoria of achieving a milestone in their current democratic journey which has spanned 24 years and still counting. This sense of joy is further accentuated by the fact that, for the first time, the country has ensured that the principles of democratic order are being firmly planted […]
Dear Hon Minister, First, a disclosure. You may not know me but we have met on two occasions in the house of our mutual respected Oga, first as a Minister of State and second as a Governor, but l doubt if you can recognize me now. I’m one of your admirers and critic. As a […]
1. Introduction Recent developments in the foreign exchange market in particular, and the overall economy in general, have prompted my writing this article on how to reduce the volatility in the value of the Naira. Exchange rate fluctuations rather than its level, cause more uncertainty in the market place. If exchange rate is stable, business...
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is really having a ball—at the expense of the rest of Nigeria. He has become so comfortable in his presidential self-indulgence that he now wants to wring water from stones and deposit it into an ocean. Our stone-broke universities are the stones. The presidency is the ocean to which Tinubu wants […]