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Corporate Governance: The difference between good and great businesses!

If there is one subject that should be drummed into the head and heart of every entrepreneur, especially in this part of the world, it is corporate governance. It easily differentiates between good and great companies. Corporate governance is the only reason some businesses have survived the test of time, patience, adversity, fears and successes … Continue reading Corporate Governance: The difference between good and great businesses!

Dysfunction in the Agriculture value chain: a call to expertise!

If you have invested time or money in Agriculture in Nigeria, here is a story that will resonate with your experience. "Adamu (not real name) is a vegetable farmer in northern Nigeria. He grows onions, tomatoes, ball pepper and occasionally chili pepper. Recently, he decided to raise his game and invested in some greenhouses to … Continue reading Dysfunction in the Agriculture value chain: a call to expertise!

No rush – agbusiness investment should be with caution!

For a long time to come, oil will remain the major source of revenue for Nigeria and that is not going to change anytime soon. However, given several recent events, broadening our revenue base beyond oil will help protect the economy against further radical currency devaluation, and prolonged recession which all have lasting implications.  In … Continue reading No rush – agbusiness investment should be with caution!

BizIdea1 – Uber for bikes

I read a few days ago, the call of FRSC for complete elimination of motorbikes on the streets. I do understand and sympathise with their reasons but it's a long shot. Motorbikes, however dangerous they are, have become a critical part of our lives. The question for me is how we can make them safer, … Continue reading BizIdea1 – Uber for bikes

It’s a new year – 2017! Let’s push the limits…

What's life without risks? What do we stand to lose? What is our deepest fear? At the end, we all wish we did more...more when you were the health prefect in secondary school, more in college as secretary of the frat club, more in the university as a captain of the football team, more in … Continue reading It’s a new year – 2017! Let’s push the limits…