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Battling new challenges of expansion 17 years after GSM revolution
ATCON Boris Wotjan CNI Danbatta Features Focus GSMA Olusola Teniola

Battling new challenges of expansion 17 years after GSM revolution

A man with a mobile phone checking a social media site. ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, in this report x-rays the 17 years of what has been widely termed Global System for Mobile (GSM) revolution in Nigeria and concluded that the $70 billion worth telecommunications industry still has a few hurdles to surmount, […]

Amid bearish results, hope rises for stock market with demutualisation
Features Focus Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE SEC Securities and Exchange Commission

Amid bearish results, hope rises for stock market with demutualisation

Nigerian Stock Exchange The loss of N2.49 trillion in seven months by investors in the nation’s bourse is the unsavoury news coming out of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The loss, amounting to 15.64 per cent between January and July, has been attributed to political uncertainty in the country by […]

Help make this App a reality, world’s Technovation girls beg Nigerians
Focus Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha Technovation

Help make this App a reality, world’s Technovation girls beg Nigerians

•Our girls have done their best, parent says •Anambra hosts gold medalists today Before technology announced them in the global arena, they were just six quiet teenage girls attending school in the commercial city of Onitsha, a male-dominated culture where women are hardly seen or heard loud. In this ‘close-up’ […]

Relief for Osun farmers, rural dwellers with RAMP
Farmers Features Focus Osun Oyere Adedade Farmers’ Settlement RAMP Rural Access and Mobility Project Samson Ilori Makinde

Relief for Osun farmers, rural dwellers with RAMP

Rivers Shasha, located on the fringes of Ife North and Ife South local councils of Osun State, used to ‘swallow’ farmers and rural dwellers yearly. In 2010, it claimed a family of seven in one fell swoop. They had gone to farm in the morning, but while at the farm, […]

How ‘little’ Onitsha Catholic school shocked the world at Technovation
Features Focus NAFDAC Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha Stan Ekeh Technovation

How ‘little’ Onitsha Catholic school shocked the world at Technovation

• Nigeria’s ‘golden girls’ sack US, China, Spain to clinch trophy • It takes human capital to create other capitals, says Archbishop Okeke • Experts hail Obi, urge FG to invest more in education, human capital Nigeria has every reason to celebrate her five golden girls of the Regina Pacies […]

court Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Features Focus Ikeja Lagos paedophiles

Hitting hard on paedophiles with stiffer, speedy trials

On July 2, 2018, an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos sentenced a 48-year-old man, Adelaja Olaide, to 60 years imprisonment for defiling a seven-year-old primary two pupil. Justice Sybil Nwaka, who convicted the paedophile, described him as an ‘animal.’ The convict, Olaide, a driver who resides at […]

Features Focus Henry Onukwuba LBSInsight recruitment

Wrong recruitment could be costly to your organisation. How employers can hire right

Making a hiring error could be very costly. Hiring cost consists of both recruitment and on-boarding costs. Apart from the direct recruitment costs, there are other ancillary and opportunity costs associated with new staff recruitment. These include cost of orientation and training of the new employees, medical and background checks, […]

A stitch in time: tackling fraud in financial services
Features Financial fraud Focus Ibukun Taiwo LBSInsight Olayinka David-West

A stitch in time: tackling fraud in financial services

Financial fraud is bad news for the ecosystem as it erodes consumer trust in the formal financial service sector. According to a recent statement made by the Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), the banking industry lost the sum of N12.30 billion to various instances of fraud between 2014 and 2017. […]