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Ensuring private-sector driven national livestock development policy for Nigeria

By Prince Adetokunbo Kayode Livestock supports the livelihood of about 1.3 billion people in developing countries and contributes up to 30 per cent of the agriculture Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This is achieved through the provision of meat, milk, wool, hides and skins in activities that have great value chains […]

The GIST with DRC: The practical phases in mediation

By Amina Nwabueze All over the world, courts of law are overloaded and over burdened with cases. Invariably, there is usually considerable delay in the resolution of the disputes submitted to them. Court procedure is very formal and very complex. It is therefore inflexible, this greatly reduces the ability of litigants to participate directly in […]

Nigeria and economic benefits of the AfCFTA

By Prince Adetokunbo Kayode Nigeria has now made up its mind to join the league of other nations that have subscribed to a focused regional continental trade development initiative known as the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which has a market penetration of over two (2) billion population. This did not come on a […]

Smart ways to advertise small business

Many small business owners may not have huge budgets to advertise their ventures in newspapers, on radio and television. This, however, should not stop small business owners from looking for affordable and smart ways to let their target clients know about their businesses and what they can offer to the public. So as a small […]

ACCI, SMEDAN signs MOU to enhance MSMEs

Text of address by Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, CON., SAN President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the occasion of strategic partnership building meeting with SMEDAN DG on Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 held at ACCI Secretariat. Protocols: It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this strategic partnership building meeting with a critical […]

How good people averted coup at NACCIMA 59th AGM

A coup attempt was averted by some good people in the Organised Private Sector (OPS) led by Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, CON., SAN, four time cabinet Minister and current President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).   The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture […]

Addressing skills, youth unemployment and job mismatch problems

By Prof. Adesoji Adesugba Unemployment in Nigeria can be traced back to several decades especially when the fortunes of the country in oil and gas deepened and other sectors of the economy were gradually been relegated to the background. Curiously, it was around this critical period that Nigerian government and individuals abandoned skills acquisition and […]

Gist with DRC: Online dispute resolution

By: Chidimma Onyiaorah “Now that society has embraced technology so thoroughly, the key question for dispute resolution professional is, how can we leverage technology to best assist parties in resolving their disputes?” Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is a field of Dispute Resolution, which uses technology to facilitate the resolution of disputes between parties whether or […]

Nigeria’s External Reserves and SWF: Why IMF cannot be ignored

Within the last decade, crises in emerging markets have not only underscored the importance of maintaining adequate external reserves, it has also underscored the need to identify its sustainability. In attempts to achieve macroeconomic stabilisation, Nigeria, like other developing economies, have accumulated substantial foreign currency reserves in recent years. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), reserves management is a process […]

Appraising Nigeria’s business climate since 2016

The Federal Government in 2016 established the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), to boost Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) reforms To give teeth to EoDB chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; in 2017, as acting President, Osinbajo signed the Executive Order (E001). E001 was aimed at giving the desired zing to the implementation of […]

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

Going by the over subscriptions that followed each of the eurobonds issued in Nigeria by both the Federal Government and corporate organisations, one may not be wrong to say that eurobonds seem to have become a household name and a darling of bond investors in Nigeria and those that want to take advantage of the […]

Educating a New Generation of Practitioners

By Chidimma Onyiaorah One of the most overlooked areas, which must be addressed, as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) evolves, is the importance of educating and empowering a new generation of emerging practitioners. Some universities and institutions currently offer post graduate degrees and diplomas for students interested in ADR.   However, if the focus is solely […]

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