Corporate volunteering: Future of sustainability?

A successful year for most corporate organizations is often underlined by how healthy the profit margin for the fiscal year was. Make the shareholders very happy and everything is alright, but is it really? How about a year in which employees feel like they are actually part of something meaningful, something life-changing; like their contributions……

NECA kicks as National Lottery Commission meddles in NB

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has lashed out on the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) over what the association termed “gruff actions” of National Lottery Commission’s director-general, Lanre Gbajabiamila, in shutting business premises of Nigerian Brewery (NB) plc. It would be recalled that the Lottery Commission had a disagreement with NB in 2016 over a……

BPE hires KPMG to advice on NIPOST overhaul

Nigeria’s Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has hired KPMG LLP to advise it on plans for the “restructuring and modernization” of the state-owned Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), the Abuja-based privatization agency said in an emailed statement. The six-month contract will ensure the postal company is “commercially viable and attractive to customers,” Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu……

Foreign investors can’t ignore Nigeria’s population – Coronation CEO

Despite declining foreign investments that Nigeria might be experiencing as a result of increased tension in the build-up of the 2019 elections, alongside increasing rates in advanced countries that has aggravated sell offs in emerging markets, Nigeria’s population is still a number that no investors would want to ignore, Jimoh Ibrahim, CEO for coronation merchant……

Livestock247 leverages technology drive herds market

Nigeria’s first livestock e-commerce platform, Livestock247, launches animal identification and traceability technology to compliment government’s efforts of regulating, structuring, transforming and promoting investments in the livestock sector of the economy. The platform is structured to bring together the livestock stakeholders, connecting buyers, sellers, ranchers, livestock merchants, veterinary professionals, butcheries/abattoirs, haulage and logistics companies and financial services……

PwC holds annual walks for charity

PwC Nigeria Staff and Alumni held the second edition of their annual Walk for Charity recently. The walk tagged “5for5” covered a distance of five kilometres and was aimed at raising funds for five selected charities. As early as 6.30am, staff and alumni gathered at the take-off point, adjourning the firm’s head office in Victoria……