Category: Opinion/Editorial

Nigerian Celebrities and Rápe, By Obinna Akukwe

Celebrities worldwide have been associated with rápe culture, and Nigerian celebrities are not an exception. The difference is that rápe cases involving Nigerian celebrities are variously underreported because admirers of the musician, artist, actor or pastor, usually talks down on the rape accuser. Celebrities in the United States convicted of rápe case include Hollywood mogul…

8 Years of e-Commerce in Africa: A Retrospective Review Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Thanks to the various players championing this cause, such as Jumia, Konga, Payporte, Mall for Africa; the list is endless. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive. In 2019 more than 110,000 sellers, including local African companies and entrepreneurs partnered with Jumia, for…

The Impending Recession And How Governments Can Assist Businesses, By Olusegun Koiki

While Nigerians were still battling with the effect of the lockdown of economic activities imposed by the federal and state governments in their efforts aimed at containing the community spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the federal government relayed the scary piece of information from the World Bank that the country’s economy would go into…

Coronavirus Impact: Opportunities for Businesses to Thrive and Explore New Territories

Without any doubt Coronavirus has impacted a combination of health, economic, financial, supply/logistics, human resource and operational challenges on virtually all aspects of our life most especially businesses. Businesses in Nigeria, however, must begin to rise and tap into the new opportunities and potentials that COVID-19 presents especially amidst the resolve by the government to…