Guest Columns

Megalomania: We Are Nigerian Army, We Are Above All Nigerians, By ‘Tope Fasua

The only reason why one may excuse Ali and perhaps see him as some superstar who must live beyond the law, is if he has caused some profound changes for the better in the institution he leads. Yes, sometimes whizkids are exempted, even though it is bad management practice. But…
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No Duty Too High To Save Hameed Ali, By Azu Ishiekwene

If Ali is truly serious about fixing the broken duty payment system, he should start with his men. He should also remove the bottlenecks at the ports, cut the payment process – currently about eight from valuation (where the fraud really happens) to final clearance – and encourage whistleblowers. In…
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What Exactly Do They Teach In Business School?, By ‘Tope Fasua

...there is no executive course in Harvard, Princeton, MIT or Stanford where you will not find at least a Nigerian delegate, especially in the business Were they taught strategy at all? For if they were, how come almost none of them have deployed strategies to ensure they don’t run into…
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International Women’s Day: Be Like Clara Zetkin, By Owei Lakemfa

- Clara Zetkin On June 20, 1933 while the struggle against Nazism was on, Zetkin, the unbowed fighter for women, trade union and human rights, took a bow from the However, her struggles for emancipation is typified in the global acceptance of March 8, as International Women’s Day. It is…
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