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Andrew Interviewed On Channels TV Nigeria's Business Morning: Nigeria's Job Market

Andrew Interviewed On Channels TV Nigeria’s Business Morning: Nigeria’s Job Market

On March 16th, Channels TV Nigeria’s Business Morning interviewed Andrew about the Nigerian job market. “We have… more than 100 million people of working age in Nigeria. About 80 million of them are in the work force, right now… about 20 million people are unemployed, so the amount of effort that needs to absorb that...
Andrew Interviewed on TVC Nigeria: Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria

Andrew Interviewed on TVC Nigeria: Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria

Andrew was interviewed on Business Nigeria (TVC Nigeria) on March 8th. He discussed the need to improve ease of doing business in Nigeria and pointed out a number of factors that will enable improved rankings in the near future. “I do think, in the next round, we will see our ranking improve… a lot has...
PwC Nigeria Newsmaker of the Year: "Nigeria's Financial Services Industry Leapfrogging in FinTech"

PwC Nigeria Newsmaker of the Year: “Nigeria’s Financial Services Industry Leapfrogging in FinTech”

Andrew is pictured in an article in Business Day Nigeria, in February, 2017, which is reporting on PwC Nigeria’s survey showing that Nigeria’s financial services are making groundbreaking use of FinTech.   Subscribe to Business Day Online to read the article here.   The PwC survey was covered again by Business Day in March, of...
Andrew's Week in the Media: Monday February 13 to Friday February 17, 2017

Andrew’s Week in the Media: Monday February 13 to Friday February 17, 2017

Andrew was busy with interviews and panel discussions throughout the week of February 13-17, 2017. On Monday, Andrew appeared on Business Morning, Channels Television, Nigeria. He discussed the State Of Global Economy: Key Issues Of PwC Latest Report. Watch it here. On Tuesday, he participated in the Diamond Bank Investment Seminar for privileged customers. The theme...
Andrew was panelist for The NACC February, 2017 Breakfast Meeting: Getting Nigeria Out of Recession

Andrew was panelist for The NACC February, 2017 Breakfast Meeting: Getting Nigeria Out of Recession

Andrew was panelist for The NACC February, 2017 Breakfast Meeting: Getting Nigeria Out of Recession. Watch the panel here; Andrew speaks at 5:28.     Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is instrumental in developing his thinking for the blog.
Andrew at the Total Health Trust Limited Broker's Forum in Lagos

Andrew at the Total Health Trust Limited Broker’s Forum in Lagos

Andrew was recently involved with the Total Health Trust’s first exclusive annual broker’s forum, in Lagos, Nigeria. Pictured below in a photo from This Day, p. 29.     Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is instrumental in developing his thinking for the...
Nevin Keynote Speaker: Diamond Privilege Conference: Investing in 2017: Staying Ahead in Tough Times

Nevin Keynote Speaker: Diamond Privilege Conference: Investing in 2017: Staying Ahead in Tough Times

  Andrew recently gave the keynote address at the Diamond Privilege conference, Investing in 2017: Staying Ahead in Tough Times.   Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is instrumental in developing his thinking for the blog.
Fit-For-Purpose Financial Systems: Andrew Interviewed on Channels TV

Fit-For-Purpose Financial Systems: Andrew Interviewed on Channels TV

Andrew discussed The Financial System and the Economy on Sunrise, Channels TV, Nigeria. “The evidence from around the world is that the better financial system you have – that’s fit-for-purpose for your country – the faster you’re going to grow… One area where we really think Nigeria could be doing a lot more… is electronic...
Andrew Interviewed About Inclusive Globalization: PwC Report Released at Davos

Andrew Interviewed About Inclusive Globalization: PwC Report Released at Davos

Andrew was interviewed recently by Business Zone, in Nigeria, about PwC’s Report on issues we face globally, including climate change and distributive inequality. The interview is available at Business Zone. “This issue with… global inequality: I think people are starting to recognize they have to deal with it… The other big  issue globally… is climate change, which...
TVC News Nigeria: Andrew Interviewed About Inflation in  Nigeria

TVC News Nigeria: Andrew Interviewed About Inflation in Nigeria

Andrew was interviewed on TVC News Nigeria on January 18, 2017. He shared his views about the inflation rate in Nigeria. “All players in the economics system are re-balancing; they want to use more local content and less foreign content, but they still need some foreign content, and as the exchange rate deteriorates, that’s what’s driving...
CNBC Africa: Andrew Discusses IMF's Global Growth Outlook for 2017/2018

CNBC Africa: Andrew Discusses IMF’s Global Growth Outlook for 2017/2018

In light of the IMF’s report on the Global Growth outlook for 2017 and into 2018, Andrew was interviewed on CNBC Africa, January 17, 2017. “The projection from the IMF is still terrible. The population is still growing here at 2.7%; the working-age population is growing at 3%. The IMF is coming out and telling...
Andrew Interviewed by Canada's Century Initiative

Andrew Interviewed by Canada’s Century Initiative

Andrew was recently interviewed on the topic of “What Flourishing in Canada Means to Me.” “Started by a group of prominent Canadians concerned about the future being left to the next generation, the Century Initiative is focused on responsibly growing the population of Canada to 100 million by 2100. The Century Initiative is concerned about our...
Andrew Interviewed About Uber for Investadvocate

Andrew Interviewed About Uber for Investadvocate

Andrew was recently interviewed by investadvocate.com about the Nigerian Uber industry. He remarks that Uber has the power to boost new and used auto sales, moving Nigeria toward becoming an automotive hub. Read the article here.   Photo: Luigi Guarino: Flickr Creative Commons License. Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate...