Opinion

Sustainability Is Not Expensive; It Is Profitable!, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Sustainability is about efficiency. It requires a different mind-set to appreciate. Entrepreneurs and organisations, which are able to break away from the old frame of reference and embrace sustainability thinking as a new way of life stand to gain enormously. The view that sustainability is expensive is a gross and…
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Opinion

The Senate and the Risky Politics of Pension, By Kenneth Amaeshi

...it is fair to conclude that the current pension system is robust enough to accommodate any changes, as opposed to the threat to dismantle it. Despite the seeming appeal of the defined benefit scheme, it simultaneously comes across as a backward journey into history and an unprepared leap into the…
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Opinion

Why the Presidency Should Save PenCom From Politics, By Kenneth Amaeshi

The industry should not, also, be seen as one that is easily susceptible to the pressures of politics and politicians. This will spell doom for it. It is always dangerous to mix regulation of certain critical industries with partisan politics. That is why most central banks and other financial regulators…
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Opinion

Sustainability Reporting: A Strategic Opportunity for the Financial Reporting Council?, By Innocent Okwuosa and Kenneth Amaeshi

...whereas the CBN, NSE, and FRSCC, amongst others, are engaged in the discussions and efforts at the diffusion of sustainability reporting in Nigeria, the FRCN appears to be missing in action. , therefore, a call for FRCN to take its rightful position in the emerging sustainability reporting It is no…
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Opinion

Good Public Servants Are Usually DEAD!, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Despite this gory picture of the public sector, there are still some exceptions to the practice. These are quintessentially outliers and, therefore, abnormal in a system characterised by selfishness and profiteering. Surprisingly, they survive the negative pressures of the system to flow with the tide, live above board, and are…
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Opinion

Are Nigerian Financial Regulators Truly Ready for Sustainability?, By Kenneth Amaeshi

...the success or failure of sustainability in any of the financial regulators and the industry they regulate will largely depend on the commitment of a financial regulator’s top management leadership to the sustainability cause and agenda. Again, this cannot be overemphasised and should not be taken for granted. Sustainability seems…
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Opinion

When Will Bishop Okpalaeke Apologise to Ahiara?, By Kenneth Amaeshi

There have been injuries on both sides. It is only fair and just to expect apologies from both sides. In the spirit of reconciliation, true healing, and peace, Bishop Okpalaeke may wish to consider sending an apology to the Catholics of Ahiara diocese, as well, and soon – if not…
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