Building a lasting and reputable brand requires foresight. At 73, and having gone through thick and thin, Wema Bank remains a resolute brand conceived, built and today managed by forward-thinking people. Characterized by resilience, drive, and innovation, the Bank has at critical times reinvented, strategized and repositioned, ensuring it remains a brand with a rich [...]
In what can be considered to be the funniest and maybe most awkward moment during Mark Zuckerberg’s two-day congressional hearing, Senator Orrin Hatch asked: “So, how do you sustain a business model in which users don’t pay for your service?” Zuckerberg smirked but responded by saying “Senator we run ads”. The ‘smirk’ signifies how easy [...]
Quite a few people, well…maybe excluding Generation Z wish it was still 1995. Mobile technology is great, but when was the last time people at a party were not obsessed with their phones or even embraced outdoor adventures rather than visit social media sites. Sadly, no time machines have been invented and as we step [...]
At the Accenture Award Ceremony where we were named The 2018 Banking Innovation Masters. We also picked up the Banking Innovation Concepts Award and the Banking Strategy, Ideation and Absorption Award. The trio of awards.
Plastics are everywhere, your bottles, disposable bags and cups, kitchenware, pipes, the list goes on, and let’s face it, they make life so much easier. However, literally speaking they are everywhere! It’s in the drainages, oceans, landfills, and even being digested by animals. We use it so much we can’t get rid of it. It’s [...]
The quintessential learning environment is one that has vibrantly coloured chairs, tables and rugs, beautified with educational posters and flashcards. Of course, all this should be tucked away in a state-of-the-art classroom. Yes, it’s great for kids to have some outdoor time, but what if someone suggested a school where your kids learn outdoors the [...]
For our Executive Director, Folake Sanu, creating sustainable value transcends deep pockets (profit-seeking). It goes beyond that. It requires earning a customer's trust can inadvertently produce foot soldiers (ambassadors of the brand) that accelerate business growth.
Picture waking up, getting in the shower, dressing up, grabbing an amazing serving of breakfast (hey this is your imagination, have fun) and sitting quietly in your living room waiting for the vehicle you requested to take you to work. It arrives in less than 10 minutes, you open the door, type in your location, [...]