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The agitation for a virile telecom industry that would lead to sustainable development of stakeholders and operators within, has began to yield results, as the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has come up with various initiatives towards that regard.
atrick Ziakede AkpobolokhemiPatrick Ziakede Akpobolokhemi,
is the reformer at the Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency (Nimasa). He is fighting a ‘war’ across the country’s coastal areas and he is winning. A very engaging and patriotic Nigerian who does not bother climbing, on toes in the course of his reformation agenda.
In this incisive interview, the youthful director - general spoke to George Umunnakwe. Excerpts;
Mr. Wole Adetimehin is the president of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN). He is also the managing director of Jully & Partners Insurance Brokers Limited. A professional with over 30 years experience in the business of insurance, he spoke with ZAKA KHALIQ on the state of Nigeria's insurance industry and what should be done to deepen insurance penetration in the country.
The unwarranted and unprovoked mayhem in the country which is threatening the security and sovereignty of Nigeria prompted the declaration of emergency rule in three Northern states as an antidote to insecurity of the nation. ONYEWUCHI OJINNAKA and GOODLUCK ANOSIKE write.
Weyinmi JemideWeyinmi Jemide is the chief client officer of Weyinmi Jemide LLP (WJLLP a professional services firm). He has over 27 years of organisational experience in banking and professional services including diverse roles in executive management. A Certified Master Coach from the Behavioural Coaching Institute of Australia the first Nigerian to attain this certification. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the International Association of Facilitators. His employment history includes United Bank for Africa, Akintola Williams & Co (now Deloitte), NNB International Bank and Ashford & McGuire Consulting.
“Unknown gunmen”, “terrorists”, “assassins”, “militants”, “armed robbers” (apart from members of the armed forces, police and other security agents who are statutorily authorized and empowered to carry or bear arms) have become the generic social-security terms or labels for bearers of illegal arms whose sole object is to attack and hurt innocent fellow citizens in order to deprive them of their properties and lives for economic and/or political reasons.
Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State recently spoke to select journalists in his office on his uncommon transformation of the state. He spoke on his plans to make the state a major attractive private hub for Nigeria. PEARL NGWAMA reports.
Eddie EfekohaMr. Eddie Efekoha, managing director of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc spoke to
insurance journalists, in Lagos recently. He discussed the recent
flood disaster in the country and how insurance can provide cover for such catastrophe.
SAKA KHALIQ was there