In adapting to a digital world, many companies are or will be forced to quickly change their way of governance. This is so, as companies are looking at ways, in which technology can be used to improve their business models, customer experience, shareholder engagement, operational efficiency and more. This article examines the concept of corporate governance with a view of linking its optimization with the use of technology. It achieves the objective by analyzing the practical impact of technology to the pillars of good governance in an organization.
As digital transformation in an organization sits on the conceptualization and execution of a digital strategy, the article highlights the risks that should be considered during strategy formation by boards regarding digital and governance, prominent digital technologies and the ways each can be employed towards improving the corporate governance structure in the organization.
Bi-annual ‘Journal of Corporate Governance SM’ is a peer-reviewed journal which has an editorial committee comprising of prolific and seasoned professionals, such as Dr. Oladimeji Alo, Professor Fabian Ajogwu SAN, Professor Joseph Nnanna among others.<br /> Over the past decade, the journal of corporate governance has enticed a diverse and premium crop of contributors from university lecturers, professors, senior advocates of Nigeria, legal practitioners, company secretaries, compliance professionals and others from professional disciplines both within and outside the country.<br /> In addition, the journal contains well researched and topical issues on corporate governance, some of which includes, understanding the challenges to good corporate governance in Nigeria, corporate governance in private universities in Nigeria, balancing and strengthening investor protection through corporate governance, the governance of information technology in Nigeria, running effective boards in small and medium scale enterprises, imperatives for a shift to sustainable governance by Nigerian companies, revisiting professor Adolf Bernie’s theory of shareholder protectionism and its relevance under compulsory Nigerian corporate governance codes.<br /> Complimentary copies of the journal are distributed to all Nigerian Universities’ libraries. (Editions 3- 22 Available)
The book with a foreword by Mr. Muhammad Ahmad, OON chairman FRCN, NCCG technical committee and president of the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, illuminates the corporate governance structure, data, and sustainability reports of the thirty most capitalised companies on the Exchange. Based upon this extraction, the book analyses compliance of the featured companies' corporate governance and sustainability reporting against the provisions of the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018, and the Nigerian Stock Exchange Sustainability Guidelines 2018. It also contains a sectoral analysis of the thirty companies, a featured article on sustainability by practitioners at Deloitte & Touche, and electronic copies are also available on Okadabooks, Kobowriting life and Amazon stores.
This book with a foreword by Mr. Atedo N.A. Peterside, CON, former chairman of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc and Chairman of Cadbury Nigeria Plc, presents to the reader a comprehensive manual on every aspect of a board of directors, spanning from the individual director, the board chairman, the company secretary and the various board committees. Furthermore, the directors’ handbook contains ample annotations on the 2018 Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance and a detailed comparison between the 2018 national code and other sector codes of corporate governance
The book was presented at the 2020 annual corporate governance conference and carries a foreword by Mrs. Ozofu Ogiemudia, Chairperson of the technical advisory committee on the CAMA Bill. The book is pertinent to our current climate, given the heightened rate of regulations and the resultant effect to the internal corporate governance of businesses. The book employs a retrospective and advanced analysis concerning topics and practice of regulatory compliance which will amplify the practice of regulatory compliance by firms and enhance the role of regulatory compliance in improving corporate governance best practices. It provides practical steps on minimising regulatory hurdles and building effective relationships with regulators. It also addresses internal compliance mechanisms to enable organisations achieve effective compliance with relevant laws, regulations and codes. In addition, the book proffers insights from the point of view of regulators and the regulated, thus providing a balanced view that promotes the concept of 'smarter regulation.' Furthermore, the book contains an extensive literature on the evolution of corporate governance, trends of regulatory compliance, the CAMA 2020 and electronic copies are available on Okadabooks, Kobowriting life and Amazon stores.
This is a corporate governance description of the top 30 most capitalized companies on The Nigerian Stock Exchange aimed at creating awareness to investors and building their confidence - With a foreword by Ms. Mary Uduk, FCIB, Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This book with a foreword by Mr. Abubakar B. Mahmoud, SAN, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, provides the reader with the duties, guidelines, and framework to execute the evolved functions of a 21st-century company secretary. It also encompasses a guide to the relationship between the company secretary and the board chairman, the board as a whole and each director, and external solicitors during mergers as well as the acquisition of the company.
Bi-annual ‘Journal of Corporate Governance’ which contains well researched articles on the control factor in the separation of ownership and management of companies operating within groups, Board practices in the Nigerian banking industry, Board processes and effectiveness, shareholder associations, corporate social responsibility , role of Board chairmen, etc. Complimentary copies of the journal are distributed to all Nigerian Universities’ libraries. (Editions 4 – 21 Available)
Understanding Financial Statements &Reports: A Guide For Directors (ISBN: 978-962-099-9) – This book with a foreword by Mr. Kunle Elebute , Senior Partner , KPMG Nigeria & Chairman KPMG Africa gives an insight into the principles and regulations that guide financial reporting, evolving accounting conventions and relevance of accounting statements ¬es. It also examines the role of Directors in financial and national disclosures, amongst other important subjects.
Leading an Effective Board: The Chairman's Guide (ISBN 978-978-962-098-2) – This six-chapter publication gives an x-ray of the dynamic roles, responsibilities, and functions of the 21st Century Chairman in light of the ever-changing Nigerian Business Environment with a Foreword by Mr. Pascal G. Dozie (CON), President, Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria and Board Chairman, MTN Nigeria. The publication was unveiled by Dr. Oba Otudeko, CFR, Chairman, FBN Holdings Plc and Honeywell Group.