Opinion

Despite Received Wisdom, Entrepreneurs Do Not Create Wealth, By Jimanze Ego-Alowes

...entrepreneurs are around and about to leverage ideas not to create them. Creating frameworks and fundamental ideas is beyond their remit or genius, if any. Of course, nobody who was on the verge of creating a fundamental new idea ever left the faculty to go for the plaza and be…
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Columns

Amotekun: A “Child” of Controversy Is Born, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

As Amotekun’s work begins, it is expected that leaders of the South-West will invest in infrastructure and technology to drive the process. They should ensure they put a legal framework in place to guide the operation and curb the excesses of members, considering that membership is being drawn from a…
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Opinion

Armed Forces Remembrance Day and the Burden of True Remembrance, By Jeremiah Angai

To truly remember, the armed forces high command must also be honourable and honest. A situation where even family members are left ensnared in a gossamer of rumour and uncertainty before they are notified of the death of their loved ones is not only callous but also sends signals to…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Energy Crisis, Power Play and Hopelessness, By Anthony Akaeze

...of serious concern is the question of when Nigerians will begin to enjoy constant electricity like many people around the world. All the initial hopes that Buhari, an anti-corruption crusader, would make this happen, once he assumed power as president in 2015, as corruption is considered by many to be…
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Bámidélé Upfront

How Did Agbonmagbe Bank Become Wema Bank?, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Agbonmagbe could easily have been our own 160 years old Yorkshire Bank. It could have been the regional bank of the South-West driving real economic sustainability, as opposed to ephemeral "growth" without Agbonmagbe is a textbook example of a sole proprietorship without skills and a succession plan. Chief Doyin Okupe's…
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Columns

We Do Need A New Regulatory Infrastructure?, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...why not deploy consequence management principles in our regulatory space? It would (and which is a welcome thing) force regulators down from their current Olympian heights, where most seem oblivious of the needs of the industries they supervise, and more alert to the sensitivities of any government in power. While…
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