Tag: World Economic Forum

Bernard DayoApril 4, 2019

The Late 5: INEC declares PDP’s Sekibo winner of Rivers East Senatorial election; Adeleke appeals court judgment | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari visits Jordan, Dubai for economic summits  President Muhammadu Buhari will attend ...

SponsorMarch 23, 2019

RED | For Africa CEO, Adebola Williams, is hosted by Young Global Leaders in Nigeria 

Adebola Williams, the chief executive officer of RED and newly-selected Young Global Leaders nominee, was recently hosted to a dinner ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2019

We didn’t think we needed a picture of Naomi Campbell and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala together but now we do

We didn’t realise that supermodel Naomi Campbell is a huge fan of economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. At the World Economic Forum ...

SponsorJanuary 18, 2019

Global Shapers Community, Lagos Hub unveils ‘Vote for Nigeria’ campaign

The Global Shapers Community, Lagos Hub – an initiative of the World Economic Forum focused on driving dialogue, action and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

FG to launch economic recovery plan in February – Osinbajo

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government cannot afford to float the Naira at the moment. Speaking at ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

VP Yemi Osinbajo at World Economic Forum in Davos (PHOTOS)

Vice President  Professor Yemi Osinbajo is currently in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum. Osinbajo, who is the head ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Reno Omokri: Between President Buhari and Peter Obi

Did you listen to our President’s broadcast to the nation on October 1st? If you listened to it objectively you ...

May 13, 2014

“These are our daughters and we have to get them back” – Okonjo-Iweala speaks to Yahoo! News Katie Couric (READ)

by Isi Esene Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Finance Minister and Coordinator of the Nigerian Economy as spoken about the callous ...

May 9, 2014

Opinion: The World Economic Forum is not what you imagine

by Tami Hultman If the Africa version of the Geneva-based World Economic Forum(WEF) – best known for its annual meeting in ...

May 7, 2014

It’s official! SEPLAT named World Economic Forum global growth company

by Zara Mustapha The World Economic Forum has named SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Plc. a global growth company. With this ...

May 6, 2014

Chude Jideonwo: My country, the schizophrenic Nigeria

by Chude Jideonwo   At the same time I sit on the board of Enough is Enough Nigeria, which is passionately, ...

January 24, 2014

Timi Dakolo, Nigeria’s King of Soul, wows at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo   Timi Dakolo performed at the Nigerian Soiree at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland which ...

August 17, 2013

Opinion: Is the Nigerian economy deadlocked?

by Salim Salihu Muhammed No doubt, Nigeria is making progress in industrial growth, the absence of infrastructure to complement the ...

May 15, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Africa Rising and the new trade conversation (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa Africa’s development will always be limited by its foundation. There would be no development without the right ...

May 8, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Shaping Africa’s prosperity from within (Y! FrontPage)

The other thing that struck and impressed me was the fact that young people from across the continent agreed that ...

May 1, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Governance in Nigeria and its many distractions (Y! FrontPage)

More than any nation in the world, we should know that our government only knows how to fail at doing ...

March 27, 2013

“We are inspired to do even more” – Tara Fela-Durotoye on being selected as Young Global Leader, announces 100 Voices project

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian makeup entrepreneur, Tara Fela-Durotoye was recently named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. The ...

March 15, 2013

Cobhams Asuquo, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Alex Okosi, 3 other young Nigerians honoured by World Economic Forum

by Rachel Ogbu Recently, the World Economic Forum honoured 199 young leaders from 70 countries for their professional accomplishments and commitment ...

March 1, 2013

Zainab Sandah: Educating the Nigerian child: Who’s responsible?

by Zainab Sandah The biggest factor attributable to the failure of both international and local intervention schemes is government at ...

September 16, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Where is Nigeria? (YNaija Frontpage)

… At that point it started to feel like I probably preferred the many Chinese locals who hadn’t heard of ...

May 20, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Demystifying government (YNaija FrontPage)

It was good to see how human he and the people in government actually were. You almost start wondering why ...

May 13, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Nigeria in their eyes… (YNaija FrontPage)

I spent the better part of last week with a lot of non-Nigerians at the World Economic Forum and I ...

January 28, 2012

World Economic Forum ends on Sunday – The issues so far

by Adebola Rayo The World Economic Forum, a Swiss non-profit organisation, which brings together 2,500 world leaders, business leaders, and ...

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