United Airlines to send lay-off warnings to 36,000 staff

United Airlines plans to furlough up to 36,000 workers, or just under half of its US workforce, as it contends with a pandemic that has decimated demand for air travel. The Chicago-based company on Wednesday said it would send furlough warning notices to 15,100 flight attendants, 11,000 in airport operations…

Why culture kills corporate vision in any organisation

Many times, we hear about the importance of building the right culture within an organisation. CEOs grant interviews on primetime shows and talk about how culture is critical to their organisation development. HR departments are busy planning different culture retreats and orientations for both old and new staff. While all…

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Coronavirus is the killer, PPE shortage is the catalyst (1)

The COVID-19 pandemic is currently the biggest worldwide threat to public health. But in Nigeria, the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support clinical rescue has especially hastened the deaths of patients suffering from other diseases. Lives of non-coronavirus patients suffering from acute respiratory distress, pneumonia, and malaria with…

Nigeria’s property title problems persist as 71% of landlords are without occupancy certificate

The difficulties in obtaining property title in Nigeria are not abating as over 71 percent of landlords did not have any document/Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) as of 2019. According to the 2018-2019 Nigeria Living Standards Survey (NLSS) report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), 71.4 percent of…

Nosak Farm Produce donates to LASG COVID-19 relief support

Nosak Farm Produce Limited, a subsidiary of Nosak Group has donated cartons of Famili Vegetable Oil to support the Lagos state government’s food bank in response to supporting the state’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Nosak Group is an indigenous industrial conglomerate with diversified interests in various sectors of the Nigerian…

Nigeria’s cinema industry faced with over $50m investment losses, seeks govt’s intervention

Nigerian cinema exhibitors, distributors and employees have recently lamented over the imminent collapse of the theatrical sector in Nigeria, and by default, the Nigerian film industry, due to the financial implications of the continued suspension of cinema operations, as a result of the lockdown. Following the directives issued by the…

Our Target is to close year 2020 with Two Hundred Billion Naira balance sheet – MD, Jaiz Bank

Hassan Usman is a seasoned and accomplished banker with decades of experience behind him. He is currently the Managing Director/CEO of Jaiz Bank Plc. Hassan is a 1985 first class graduate of Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and an alumnus of Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands. In this exclusive…

Nigeria’s neglect of education and Anambra’s educational champions

Nobody can convincingly controvert the fact that education is the bedrock of national development. Countries with functional educational systems invariably have reputable good universities that offer students qualitative education and equip them with skills. They are research-oriented schools. And they produce knowledgeable graduates, who can contribute their quotas to the…