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Captain Abdulsalam Mohammed, is the Rector, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology(NCAT), Zaria.  In this interview with some journalists, he speaks on the College and its many high points, like its attainment of the Regional Training Centre of Excellence (RTCE) status, asserting that despite the institution's many challenges, it is...
Mrs. Funmi Babington-Ashaye is the current President, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN). An insurance practitioner with over three decades of experience in the insurance sector, Babington-Ashaye spoke recently to journalists on what her institute is doing to deepen insurance education and advocacy across the country, among other issues,...
The Chief Executive Officer, Lagos Computerized Vehicle Inspection Service (LACVIS), Mr. Segun Obayendo, in this interview with FIDELIS UGBOMEH, gave an insight into the activities of the company and the safety standards deployed in the inspection of vehicles based on international benchmark. Excerpts: What has been the response of motorists...
Mr. Austin Okere, is founder, CWG Plc and Entrepreneur in Residence, Columbia Business School, New York, United States(U.S) and a member of the World Economic Forum Business Council on Innovation and Intrapreneurship. He serves on the Board of the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria and Initiative for Global Development;...
Mrs Elizabeth Ehigiamusoe (ATP), is a gospel artiste and the managing Director of Micro Investment Support Services Limited (a leasing company). In this interview with Kenneth Madueke and Niyi Jacobs, she speaks on the leasing business in Nigeria, and what attracted her to music in spite of the enviable...
Mr. Christian Chigbundu,   General Manager/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of  SIXT Limited, a subsidiary of Coscharis mobility groups, is a  chartered accountant and board member of Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN). In this interview with KENNETH MADUEKE and NIYI JACOBS, Chigbundu gives an insight into leasing business, explaining that...
Determined to reduce bureaucratic hurdles and boost the ease of doing business in Nigeria, the Federal Government recently signed three Executive Orders.  However, since signing the Order, some security agencies at the ports and airports seem to be finding it difficult doing their jobs. In this interview with EMEKA...
The World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim recently at the 2017 Annual Meetings, while fielding questions from journalists all over the world, including Nigeria, said the bank is planning to invest in human capital to prepare Africa for the next phase of growth. Excerpts: What's the World Bank doing...
David Adonri, a pharmacist-turned stockbroker, is the Chief Executive Officer of Highcap Securities Limited. In this interview with KENNETH MADUEKE and ADENIYI OLAOYE, he speaks on a wide range of issues, including the current dearth of initial public offering (IPO) in the Nigerian capital market and  need for vibrant...
Kudo Eresia-Eke, is the General Manager, External Relations, Nigeria LNG. In this interview with NATIONAL BUSINESS, he speaks on what the company has achieved so far in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), adding that in all the LNG does, the welfare of its host communities remains paramount.  Excerpt: What...