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My Bank Of Industry Experience

My Bank Of Industry Experience

I arrived Bank of Industry, BOI with 25 years of fast-paced experience gained from reputable institutions such as KPMG, Guaranty Trust Bank, GTBank, Ecobank, Universal Trust Bank (acquired by Union Bank), United Bank for Africa, UBA Group and Heirs Holdings. I had run the largest Strategic Business Group in UBA successfully and led the regional…
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What to Do About Recession in Nigeria

[caption id="attachment_11707" align="alignnone" width="230"] Tell Cover 44[/caption] Economists postulate that once an economy exhibits two consecutive quarters of negative growth, such an economy is technically in a recession. The negative growth of the economy implies output loss, hence jobs are lost with adverse implications. However, an economy can register positive growth rates and yet perform…
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Education In The  Age Of Neoliberalism:  Local And External Contexts

[caption id="attachment_11652" align="alignleft" width="230"] Sylvester Odion Akhaine[/caption] By    Sylvester Odion Akhaine   “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela “Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or…
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Nigeria And The Economics Of Devaluation

[caption id="attachment_11456" align="alignnone" width="230"] Tell Cover Page[/caption] The persistent depreciation of the Naira to the United States dollar in particular and other foreign currencies like the British Pound, Euro etc. in general has generated debate among those interested in the Nigerian project.  President Buhari’s opposition to devaluation stressing that he has no intention to ‘kill’…
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Discreet Elite Versus Discrete Judiciary

[caption id="attachment_11385" align="alignnone" width="230"] Tell Cover Page[/caption] By Adetutu Bashorun  Corruption in the Nigerian judiciary has forever been a bane of the legal system and the common man on the street of our dear nation. The system is embedded and rife with lack of confidence in the judiciary that the courts will mete out justice…
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Between Good Governance and Corruption

[caption id="attachment_11353" align="alignnone" width="230"] TELL Cover Page[/caption] By Adegbenro Adebanjo   The Muhammed Buhari Administration enjoys massive support among the generality of Nigerians and in the International Community. The honeymoon seems to be unending. And with its dogged fight against corruption, some have become extreme believers and cheer leaders. And those who fault any move…
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Budget 2016 and Its Change Logic

[caption id="attachment_11325" align="alignnone" width="230"] TELL Cover Page[/caption] By Festus O. Egwaikhide   There is much to be said about a country’s budget. If well designed and implemented, it can serve as a potent instrument of resource mobilisation and allocation. It specifies the revenues, expenditures and borrowing requirements of the government within a given period of…
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An Encounter With Diezani

[caption id="attachment_11310" align="alignnone" width="230"] TELL Cover Page[/caption] By Okpara Edozie Samuel  In a country where almost every public commentator, including average Nigerians, are calling for the head of the former minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, writing an article that represents her as an embodiment of humility, empathy and humanity may not be the wisest…
Economy: The Way Forward

Economy: The Way Forward

[caption id="attachment_11280" align="alignnone" width="230"] TELL Cover Page[/caption] By Tunde Lemo   “Change” was a widely popularized mantra during the recent electioneering campaign that led to the incoming of the new administration at the Federal level. We were all fascinated with the experience of an incumbent president peacefully handing over to the opposition. Now, the excitement…
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Terrorism: The Challenge Of Deadly Weapons

[caption id="attachment_11260" align="alignnone" width="230"] TELL Cover Page[/caption] By Bobson Gbinije   “And Caesar’s spirit, ranging for revenge, With Ate by His side come hot from hell, shall in these confines With A Monarch’s   voice, cry ‘Havoc’ And let slip the dogs   of war”. --- Shakespeare (in Julius Caesar)   Dogmatic blandishments, doctrinaire sophistry, religious extremism…
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