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Erelu Fayemi, Femi Otedola, Former Ghanaian President {John Mahama} Win ZIK Leadership Prize

Erelu Fayemi, Femi Otedola, Former Ghanaian President {John Mahama} Win ZIK Leadership Prize

ERELU FAYEMI, OTEDOLA, TWO GOVS, FORMER GHANAIAN PRESIDENT WIN ZIK LEADERSHIP PRIZE Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has won the 2018 Zik Leadership Prize for humanitarian Leadership. This was disclosed by the organisers of the annual Prize in Lagos during the week. Her husband, Dr Kayode Fayemi had earlier in 2013 won […]

All Employers Must Pay N30,000 New Minimum Wage – FG

All Employers Must Pay N30,000 New Minimum Wage – FG

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave Nigerian workers a surprise package as he signed into law the new monthly minimum wage of N30, 000 for the least paid employee in the country. Instead of the May 1, 2019 implementation date sought by the workers, Buhari said that it became effective from yesterday (April 18). Through his […]

Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

No matter how tightly you have control over what happens within your company, there are many outside factors that can take you in unwanted directions. Probably the biggest of these is the greater market you’re operating within: if it’s on an upswing, hopefully, you’re poised to take advantage. If it isn’t, you better know how […]

Zimbabwe’s President Takes Oath As U.S Censure Hangs Over Vote

Zimbabwe’s President Takes Oath As U.S Censure Hangs Over Vote

Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabwe to unite behind his presidency on Sunday, as he took the oath of office following a divisive election that U.S. observers said had called the country’s democratic credentials into question. The Constitutional Court confirmed Mnangagwa as president on Friday, dismissing a challenge by the man he beat in the July 30 […]

Heroes and Villains of Nigeria’s Parliament Siege

Nigerians still can’t say for sure why armed, masked men held our country’s parliament under siege last week. But the alarming incident had a most joyous ending. They blocked all entrances to the building, denying lawmakers, civil servants and journalists access. It turned out they were operatives of the state’s spy agency, the Department of […]

What Happens After The Job?

What Happens After The Job?

When I was a kid learning to read, I always knew meatballs didn’t come from the sky. I knew a frog and a toad couldn’t talk to me about life (because, as we all know, frogs and toads cannot talk.) But, at the same time, some books could be so captivating that they became a staple in our […]

Merging Women And Engineering Leadership Skills

Merging Women And Engineering Leadership Skills

The four soft skills you need to have to lead in a knowledge economy Based on this research with senior executives, engineering leadership does not require additional skills derived from deeper technical knowledge, but rather from the liberal arts –  from the study of subjects such as sociology, anthropology, economics and literature. In a world […]

Indra Nooyi The First Woman To Lead The International Cricket Council

Indra Nooyi The First Woman To Lead The International Cricket Council

Strength doesn’t come with titles. It comes from a sense of purpose, and Indra Nooyi’s career is one of my favorite examples of this truth. Now chairwoman and CEO of PepsiCo (and the first woman to lead of the International Cricket Council), the Indian-born Nooyi boasts two master’s degrees — including one from the Yale […]

Ethiopia’s New PM Meets Opposition Leaders

Ethiopia’s New PM Meets Opposition Leaders

Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has held talks with officials from opposition groups and civil society, state-affiliated media said, in the latest sign he is willing to push through political reforms announced in the wake of protests. The 42-year-old former army officer was sworn in as premier on April 2 after his predecessor Hailemariam […]

Hire And Empower Women

Hire And Empower Women

1. Hire and empower women.  Both men and women drove this point home throughout the week in Davos, from activist Malala Yousafzai to Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explained that women face a variety of barriers to career success, and that providing the same pay to men and women is just one […]

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