Home / Cover

Cover

 Risk assessment is determined by lender

At an interaction with select journalists in Lagos, the Managing Direcetor/Chief Executive, Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), Tony Okpanachi, reiterated the need for the development finance institution in a scarce liquidity environment and the challenges of accessing funds at low interest rate amid other economic issues.  DBN interventions across sectors, …

Read More »

Cement Is Less Than 20% Of Building Cost

The high cost of cement remains a huge problem, which seems to have defied solution. Reason: the country’s cement production capacity outweighs its demand. “I wouldn’t want to go into that…there is an emotional part of it and we tend to be emotional,” says the Chief Executive Officer of AshakaCem …

Read More »

Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer: How Prepared Is CPC

In the bid to protect online consumers from unfair business transactions, Consumer International, the membership organisation for consumer groups around the world, chose the theme, “Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer”, to mark the World Consumer Rights Day 2018. The event was commemorated by over 200 member organisations in more than 100 …

Read More »

How We Sidestepped Odds To Recover N300bn From Non-Performing Loans- KURU.

Ahmed Lawal-Kuru, MD/CEO, Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, spoke extensively to the media on how the company has managed to recover debts in excess of N300 billion despite odds that could have frustrated its efforts. Excerpts: How does AMCON deal with obligors willing to pay but do not have …

Read More »

LAGOS @ 50: The Making Of A Megacity Brand

  Fifhty years after its creation in 1967, Lagos remains Nigeria’s pride, leading other federating states not only in commerce and governance, but in many other jurisdictions. Writes JOSHUA BASSEY.   Lagos, Nigeria’s former capital city and commercial nerve centre means different things to different people. To some, it is …

Read More »

How We Changed Nigeria’s Soft Drinks Market with Big Cola – Williams

Country Manager of AJE Group, manufacturers and distributors of Big Cola and other brands, Mr. Theo Williams, tells select journalists about the model company deployed to snatch the number three position in Nigeria’s competitive soft drinks market, in about one year. Tell us about how u came to Nigeria and …

Read More »

FINANCIAL BRANDS BATTLE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN.

The tough macroeconomic environment is obviously taking its toll on commercial banks as well as other financial institutions with most of them adopting various strategies to remain afloat. The impact of the tough operating environment clearly manifested in the recently released half year results posted by the banks, which were …

Read More »

BRAND BUHARI: ANY IMPACT AFTER ONE YEAR?

Conflict has always been part of the human existence. When the Legendary Greek philosopher Aristotle said over two thousand years ago, that humans are political animals, and political animals they are destined to remain, he spoke from hindsight of politics being eternally a fundamental and complex human activity that involves …

Read More »

ADVENTURE OF AN ID ICON. Kola Ayanwale

Waxing in uncanny strength and boyish charm, Kola Ayanwale, Group CEO of Centerspread Advertising, has conquered strong opposing forces to stamp his name in history books by creating one of Nigeria’s foremost advertising empires. In this interview, this tenacious adman takes readers duo through the turns of a compelling narrative …

Read More »