Publications

AIG: Building a Platform for African Leaders

Concerned about change and building a new crop of African leaders, the President of the Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and wife, Ofovwe, in 2012 set up Africa Initiative for Governance. Agha Ibiam who attended an event organised by the organisation at Oxford University, reports The framers and founders of Africa…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance as a Nigerian: Myth or Possibility?

Work-life balance – a term that is often thrown around by employees at the end of a long week; human resource managers at quarterly management meetings; and sustainability experts in preaching the need to manage the expectations of internal stakeholders. But what really is work-life balance? Per Susan M. Heathfield, Human Resource Expert, Writer and…

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Customer Privacy Ignored: A Case Study of Uber

“Corporate Citizenship is a recognition that a business, corporation or business-like organisation, has social, cultural and environmental responsibilities to the community in which it seeks a licence to operate, as well as economic and financial ones to its shareholders or immediate stakeholders. Corporate citizenship involves an organisation coming to terms with the need for often…

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Demand That The Right Thing Be Done Always – Aisha Yesufu

Social Justice according the Business Dictionary is the fair and proper administration of laws conforming to the natural laws that all persons, irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, possessions, race, religion, etc., are to be treated equally without prejudice World Day of Social Justice is a special day set aside to encourage efforts of the international…

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New Co-Chairs for the Nigerian Business Coalition Against AIDS (NiBUCAA)

Lagos, Thursday, 16 February, 2017 – According to the UNAIDS Protection Gap Report 2015, Nigeria has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world. About 3.5 million Nigerians are living with HIV as at 2015. An estimated 60% of new HIV infections in western and central Africa in 2015 occurred in Nigeria, together with South…

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WHO Ranks Nigeria Ranks 187 out of 191 in World Health Systems

The results of the World Health Organisation’s analysis of the world’s health systems among 191 member states are in, and Nigeria ranked 187 only ahead of Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic and Myanmar. Using performance indicators including overall level of health, distribution of health in populations, responsiveness and distribution of finance, France…

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MarketMoni Intervention: Federal Government of Nigeria Begins Disbursement of Funds, Deepens Financial Inclusion

GEEP… a social intervention programme to stimulate bottom of the pyramid with credit Abuja, February 8, 2017 – The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced disbursement of interest-free loans to the latest accredited beneficiaries of MarketMoni – the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) targeting market women and traders, artisans, youth and farmers. MarketMoni is…

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Why Corporate Governance Matters: A Case Study of Arik Airline

The business dictionary defines corporate governance as, “The framework of rules and practices by which a board of directors ensures accountability, fairness, and transparency in a company’s relationship with all its stakeholders (financers, customers, management, employees, government, and the community).” Based on the above – and on our understanding of the crucial role of stakeholder…

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NNPC/TOTAL/MIT Summit: Empowering The Teachers

Lagos, Tuesday, 31st January, 2017 – The need for training for Africa’s teacher’s in today’s globalised and competitive world in order to adopt and implement effective learning strategies for future students, cannot be over emphasised. There is a pressing need to gain vital skills not learned while taking college courses, and to stay current with…

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BAO Interview with Bekeme Masade-Olowola

Bekeme Masade-Olowola is a Harvard-trained social entrepreneur and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of CSR-in-Action. In this interview with Alaba Ayinuola of BAO, she spoke on the state of corporate citizenship in the country; how she has managed her company’s ultimate goal  “CSR advocacy” and the challenges involved among other issues. EXCERPTS: Tell us about CSR-in-Action CSR-in-Action…

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Survey Findings: Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) #ENDSARS

Acknowledgement We appreciate all those who gave of their precious time to participate in the survey that led to this report.   Executive Summary One of the major challenges that negates the development of democratic and civil liberty in Nigeria is the lack of reliable data, and of more concern, the inability of our government…

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