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Recession and panic decisions: The story of Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

By Olumuyiwa Falola Wells Fargo & Company, popularly known as Wells Fargo, is an American international banking and financial services holding company with its headquartersa in San Francisco, California. The company holds one of the most admirable profiles of all times. Alongside JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citigroup, Wells …

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The textile industry and the receding economy


By Olumuyiwa Falola Hollandaise, Da Viva, Woodin, Hi Target, Akosombo are, amongst others, the household brands in the Nigerian textile industry, and the fabrics that adorn the wardrobe of a majority of households. Sometimes, even more, pronounced are street- or market-given nomenclatures such as ‘Ankara Star’, for that vintage design …

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Courteville: From SME to a multi-national


By Olumuyiwa Falola AutoReg, a motor vehicle administration documentation and license renewal solution, is already a household name in Nigeria. However, what most people do not know is that, this solution is a homegrown, wholly owned, completely Nigerian solution, and it is the product of a company called Courteville Business …

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SMEs: What it really means and who is classified as such


By Olumuyiwa Falola The term ‘small and medium-sized enterprises’, SMEs, sometimes also ‘small and medium enterprises’, ‘medium and small scale enterprises’ or ‘small and medium-sized businesses’, SMBs, depending on where in the world it is being discussed are businesses whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. The European Union and …

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With a strong youth, Africa is the next big thing

Strong Youth

By Olumuyiwa Falola It is becoming more evident that Africa’s development asset lies in its active youth population. Pius Adesanmi, Professor of English and Director, Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, made this point clear when he gave the keynote lecture at the 5th Annual Innovention Series.  Headlining …

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