TEXT OF THE LECTURE DELIVERED BY ALHAJI AHMED ‘TUNDE POPOOLA, FCA, MANAGING
DIRECTOR/CEO, CRC CREDIT BUREAU AT THE 57TH NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY
CELEBRATION PROGRAMME ORGANISED BY THE NIGERIAN SUPREME COUNCIL FOR ISLAMIC
AFFAIRS (NSCIA) HELD AT THE CONFERENCE HALL, NATIONAL MOSQUE, ABUJA ON FRIDAY 9TH
MUHARRAM, 1439 AH/29TH SEPTEMBER 2017
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. All praise is due to Allah, Subuhana Wa Taa’la (SWT). We testify that there is no god but Allah, SWT. He is the only One worthy of worship. To Him alone we bow and from Him alone we seek help. We also testify that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW), is His Messenger. May the blessings of Allah be on our noble Prophet of Islam, his family, his Companions, and all believers. May the blessings of Allah be
on every one of us.
Brothers and sisters, I greet you in the best of form of greeting: As-Salam alaikun Waharamatullah Wabarakatuh.
Happy Islamic New Year 1439 AH. May Allah grant us the privilege to witness many years on the surface of earth in the fold of Islam.
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TEXT OF THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS DELIVERED BY MR. AHMED ‘TUNDE POPOOLA, FCA AT THE
10TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MUSLIM LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MULAN)
HELD AT THE LAGOS STATE OLD SECRETARIAT MOSQUE, GRA, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE ON FRIDAY
MAY 19, 2017.
Protocols and Introduction
As-Salam alaikun waharamatullah, wabarakatuh.
It gives me a great pleasure and a rare opportunity to be amongst you, my Muslim brothers and
sisters, learned practitioners of the legal profession. I will like to start by appreciating the entire
membership of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) for giving me the platform to
deliver the Keynote Address at this year’s Conference, thereby enabling me to share my thought
on a topical issue of our time
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It gives me a great pleasure and a rare privilege to stand before this august assembly of erudite scholars, captains of industry and respected professionals in Accounting and Finance to present a Lead Paper. I thank the organisers of this Conference for their thoughtfulness in selecting such a relevant topic and for considering me worthy of this honour to address you. I fully intend to utilize the opportunity to share my thoughts on a number of contemporary issues that I hope will stimulate further insightful discussions, public policy intervention and corporate action for an overall meaningful and positive impact on our economy.
AHMED ‘TUNDE POPOOLA, Founder, Tomeb Foundation for Youth Development and Sustainability and Member of Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), Nigeria Team.
On Saturday March 15, 2014, Nigerians woke up to a bizarre. About 522,650 graduates assembled in major stadia across the country to write an employment test and go through physical fitness for recruitment into the elite cadre of the Nigerian Immigration Services. The candidates were all vying to fill about 4,556 vacancies in the Service, according to the newspaper sources quoting the Minister of Interior. If all the 4,556 slots were filled at the end of the exercise, less than one in a hundred applicants would have been employed. We do not know how many persons actually applied for the jobs. (more…)
BEING TEXT OF A PAPER DELIVERED BY AHMED ‘TUNDE POPOOLA, MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO OF CRC CREDIT BUREAU AT THE 10th NASFAT YOUTH CONFERENCE, ON THURSDAY APRIL 10, 2014 AT THE NATIONAL MOSQUE AUDITORIUM, ABUJA, FCT.
As salam alaikun waharamotullah, wabarakatuh.
Our discussion today on the Nigerian economy is right on target as this has been the focus of national discourse in the last few days dwarfing even the on-going national conference. Hence this would not have come at a better time. On Sunday April 6, 2014, the Federal Government of Nigeria released the new rebased GDP which now put the Nigeria’s GDP at US$510 billion or about N80 trillion . (more…)
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SELF-RELIANCE: BUILDING AN ENTREPRENEURIAL NIGERIAN ECONOMY
TEXT OF THE PAPER PRESENTED BY AHMED ‘TUNDE POPOOLA, , AS A LEAD SPEAKER AT THE 8TH WESTERN ZONAL DISTRICTS’ CONFERENCE OF THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA (ICAN) HELD ON FEBRUARY 17-20, 2014 AT THE LAGOS AIRPORT HOTEL, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE.
With the collapse of the last vestiges of the socialist economic system in 1991, virtually the whole world has embraced free enterprise economic system. Entrepreneurship is the cornerstone and at the heart of the free enterprise economy. (more…)