Why leadership matters

By Kehinde David Folarin– In the light of the tremendous stress laid upon the leadership role in both secular and religious worlds, it is a general principle that we can influence and lead others only so far as we ourselves have gone. The person most likely to be successful is the one who leads not by merely pointing the way, but by having trodden it himself. We are leaders to the extent that we inspire others to follow us.

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Managing Millennials: Adapting to a changing workforce

By Kehinde David Folarin– Millennials are thriving in the workforce today. They are the next generation to be leaders in the workplace and will be the generation that shapes the future of leadership. There are not many millennial role models that potential leaders can follow and emulate. Thus, we must attract leaders for the new generation. This means that it is time for a change in leadership style and approach.

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NCOY: FirstBank powers next generation of Nigerian innovators, entrepreneurs

What did (the various territories that were later to be amalgamated into)Nigeria look like in 1894? How about a hundred years later in 1994? And what could Nigeria look like in the year 2094? History provides elaborate answers to the first two questions. Answers –accurate or near-accurate answers, that is – to the third, however, will rely entirely on the ability to predict/envision the future and work to invent and create the predicted future.

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CSR Masterstroke: X-ray of FirstBank’s yeoman effort to move one million children to e-learning

The rabbit hole of uncertainty, confusion and fear that pupils and their parents fell into in the dying days of March when the country was in lockdown was best captured in a Saturday Sun feature of May 16, titled, “COVID-19: Troubles of e-Learning.” 

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Why Africa, international community must join forces to break the walls of secret corporate ownership in corruption fight- Osinbajo

Address by Nigeria’s Vice President , Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at the 20th Anniversary Africa Regional Webinar of the ICPC themed Combating Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows: New Measures and Strategies

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Boko Haram terrorism in context

By Timothy Antigha– In the last couple of years, there have been so many commentaries about Boko Haram terrorism and insurgency in the Lake Chad basin. A lot of these efforts have focused on the causality of the conflict on the one hand and the response of the military on the other. However, proportionate attention has not been given to the context of Boko Haram terrorism and insurgency. In other words, a framework within which analyses of Boko Haram insurgency and the resultant counterinsurgency could be organized has not fully emerged.

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