L-R: Nigeria’s foremost Stand-up Comedian and Actor, Ali Baba; Chief Human Resources Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Pai Gamde; former First Lady of Lagos State and Chairman, Learn NGO/Ella Care, Dame Abimbola Fashola, and Director General, NSE, Oscar Onyema, during the NSE International Women’s Day Symposium on the theme, “Press for Progress” held at The Exchange in Lagos yesterday, March 8, 2018

NSE Calls for the Acceleration of Gender Equality

Lagos, Nigeria – The Nigerian Stock Exchange, in partnership with the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, United Nations Women, United Nations Global Compact, International Finance Corporation, the World Federation of Exchanges, WIMBIZ, and Women in ETFs, organised a symposium to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Stock Exchange House in



‘Only 43% of Nigerians are banked’

According to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo, who lamented the 43 per cent figure, banks must develop innovative solutions that will bring those outside the banking space to embrace financial institutions services and products. Only about 43 per cent of Nigeria’s estimated 180 million people are currently


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An AI Just Beat Top Lawyers At Their Own Game

The nation’s top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to interpret contracts — and they lost. A new study, conducted by legal AI platform LawGeex in consultation with law professors from Stanford University, Duke University School of Law, and University of Southern California, pitted twenty experienced lawyers against an AI trained to evaluate


Ayo Opadokun

Nigeria Must Restructure Now Or Face Disintegration Soon, Says Opadokun

In this interview, political activist, Chief Ayo Opadokun, who as a chieftain of National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), was one of the compatriots that fought the military to a standstill to restore democratic rule in Nigeria, told Niyi Bello (Political Editor) and Seye Olumide, that a new battle to right the wrongs of military incursion in


Lupita Nyong’o and Kumail Nanjiani

Lupita Nyong’o, Meryl Streep, and Laura Dern rock the most surprising accessory at the Oscars

Lupita Nyong’o wears cat-eye glasses with her custom Versace gown while presenting with Kumail Nanjiani at the 2018 Oscars. (Photo: Getty Images) On Oscar Sunday, an unexpected item became the “it” accessory of the night — and it wasn’t Nicole Kidman‘s sparkling Harry Winston chandelier earrings or Helen Mirren‘s royal sapphire and diamond collar necklace.



Black Panther: A good film with many lessons for Nigeria

By Atiku Abubakar Over the weekend, I joined my children to watch the much talked about ‘Black Panther’. It was a good film, and I was happy they took me to see it. However, I came out of the movie theatre a little upset. When the first scenes came up, and I saw “Sambisa Forest”,