Opinion

Do Nigerians Really Hate Tax?, By Kenneth Amaeshi, Bongo Adi & Godson Ikiebey

...government accountability is paramount to building trust. How taxpayers perceive public accountability in the utilisation of taxes influences their tax compliance perception. Tax authorities – FIRS – should pay attention to this, as it would help them develop appropriate strategies to improve transparency and public accountability in the use of…
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Will COVID-19 Change Corporate Philanthropy In Africa?, By Kenneth Amaeshi

...the dominant view of CSR as corporate philanthropy amongst most African businesses needs to be seriously challenged. And there is no better time to do that than now. The crisis should not be allowed to waste, as they say! In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and their leaders…
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Opinion

Ihedioha Vs. Uzodinma: The Untold Story, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Will the voices for Ihedioha and Uzodinma, respectively, in the true sense of political patriotism and selflessness, trigger this social movement and fill the governance gap in Imo State and beyond? I guess that’s a one-million-dollar question. And only time shall tell! The outcomes of the 2019 elections in Imo…
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Opinion

Sustainability Reporting As An Excellent Organisational Health Check, By Kenneth Amaeshi and Ndidi Nnoli

...as the saying goes: a stitch in time saves nine. The surest way to avoid any surprise and sudden death is to ensure your organisation regularly undergoes holistic health checks; and detailed sustainability reporting offers a credible option for this. Organisations are living organisms. They breathe, live, grow, fall sick,…
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Opinion

The Igboman’s Dilemma, By Kenneth Amaeshi and Bongo Adi

...it behoves the average Igboman to critically revisit his cultural inheritances and reflectively evaluate their reasonableness and suitability in today’s world. It is not in the interest of the Igboman to be perpetually misunderstood by friends and foes alike. The Igboman needs to pragmatically rethink his cultural and historical antecedents…
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Opinion

The Middle Class Dilemma, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Trapped in contradictions, the perfection of human nature becomes an exercise in futility and imbalance becomes the only constant. In that regard, the middle class will always be in the business of pretending to live above board and eventually in denial. Denial, therefore, simultaneously becomes a way of making sense…
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