Omokwe lauds MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy

Director of Ajoche, a drama series currently airing on Africa Magic, James Omokwe, has described the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy, MTFA, project as one that will help the African movie industry attain a world-class status. Continue reading Omokwe lauds MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

The context of age in leadership

Over a decade ago, one of Nigeria’s biggest and most profitable banks (still is, currently) started the process for its first credit rating. The rating, it turned out, was the first-ever rating issued by a certain top, global rating agency to any financial institution in Nigeria, at that time. There was tension in the top……

The limits of governance by helicopter

November last year, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo took a helicopter ride to inspect the Apapa traffic gridlock. Thereafter, he presided over a government/private sector meeting on how to resolve the Apapa gridlock. Since then, nothing happened and the traffic situation deteriorate to such an extent that many businesses and companies, unable to cope with…

Succession planning and the role of the board

A recurrent challenge with many businesses globally is the failure to adequately plan for succession. Whilst the reasons for this may vary from one institution to another, there is no gainsaying that failure of leadership to plan for the future has far-reaching consequences that go beyond the organization itself and impacts on economic sustainability and……

Private sector pushes for 5% interest rate for SMEs

The private sector players (OPS) wants five percent lending rate to small businesses to enable them unleash growth in the economy. “Five percent interest rate would further stimulate the productive sectors of the economy, create jobs and provide new opportunities for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) operators,” said Iyalode Alaba Lawson, president of…

How Chika Daniel makes money from  bead-making

The dream of every fashion designer is to see their designs worn by celebrities and photographed on the red carpet. For Chika Daniel, creative director of Chikabonita Fashion, that dream is on the verge of becoming a reality. Chikabonita Fashion is a brand that prides itself in the preservation of the culture of handmade accessories…

Minimum wage: Labour suspends strike

Organised labour, yesterday, announced the suspension of the nationwide warning strike over the indefinite suspension of minimum wage negotiation meeting by the Federal Government. Continue reading Minimum wage: Labour suspends strike at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

Gunmen kill 14, injure scores in Benue

It was a bloody weekend in Benue State, following the murder of 14 persons by unknown gunmen in two separate attacks on communities in Ukum and Okpokwu local government areas of the state. Continue reading Gunmen kill 14, injure scores in Benue at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper