NIGERIA AT 62: ENTREPRENUERSHIP AND INDUSTRIAL HUBS HOLD KEY TO A BEAUTIFUL NIGERIA–NAMI

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Nami has stated that a beautiful Nigeria is possible through the proliferation of Entrepreneurship and Industrial Hubs across the Federation, noting that the adoption of this model would create all-round economic transformation. In his Goodwill Message to Nigerians on the occasion of the country’s 62nd Independence Day anniversary, Mr. Nami urged Nigerians to invest in creating entrepreneurship and industrialization hubs as they hold the “key to unlock the massive economic potentials of the country.” The Executive Chairman of the FIRS…

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ASIWAJU: LEADERSHIP IN TROUBLED TIME

By Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) When at a public event, I described Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a Logistician, I probably was not aware that many people took notice. How wrong I was. The letter written by Sam Omatseye asking me to make a contribution to a book to be written to commemorate Governor Tinubu’s 60th Birthday Anniversary in which he wrote “the topic we have chosen for you is Asiwaju as a Logistician” was proof not only that somebody had filled away the definition, but also a warning that…

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OLUWATOMI SOMEFUN @ 60: A QUNTESSENTIAL WOMAN WITH QUIET MOVES, LOUD IMPACT!

By Sunday Adebayo As it’s the case all over the world, there are few women heading top executive positions in Nigeria corporate space. While this is something to worry about, it becomes even more worrisome when those few women who manage to climb to the top of the corporate ladder work efficiently as men would rather do. Oluwatomi Somefun (born October 2) is an award winning Nigeria banker. She is the chief executive officer (CEO)/ Managing Director (MD) of Unity Bank, making her the first in the bank’s history to…

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UNILAG TO NAME NEW VICE CHANCELLOR ON FRIDAY

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, will on Friday announce the institution’s 13th substantive vice-chancellor, barring last minute changes. The outgoing and 12th occupant of the office, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, is billed to end his five-year single term of office on 11 November, according to a report by Premium Times. Mr Ogundipe, who was appointed in 2017, had running battles with the immediate past Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the university’s Governing Council, Wale Babalakin, over allegations and counter-allegations of corruption, high-handedness, and insubordination, among others. Mr Babalakin’s…

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EULOGIES AS NIGERIA HONOURS SIR DANIEL CHUKWUDOZIE

By Ingram Osigwe Dr (Sir) Daniel Chukwudozie is among hundreds of other eminent Nigerians who will on October 11, 2022 be conferred with national honours by President Muhammadu Buhari at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. A business mogul and an industrialist, Dr Chukwudozie who is the Chairman of the Dozzy Group, a conglomerate with business interests spanning real estate, petrochemical, manufacturing, oil and gas, and hospitality among others, was nominated for the award of the Officer of the  Order of the Niger, OON by President Buhari in the exercise of…

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