‘How we can prevent more deaths from Covid 19’

By Rich Lesser, CEO, Boston Consulting Group With countries around the world struggling and India setting new, devasting records for COVID-19 deaths and cases almost daily, the U.S. government’s decision to share up to 60 million doses from its stockpile of AstraZeneca vaccines was an easy one. Now it’s time to make the more difficult choices and truly lead the global fight against this disease. We can do more, and we can do so now. Following a modeling done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), it suggests that by the end…

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Winners emerge in BCG Essay Writing Contest

Photo Caption: (L-R) Tamaramiebi Akika, Winner, BCG IWD’s essay competition with Mrs Chinedum Oluwadamilola,  Principal, Corona Secondary School, Agbara during the presentation of prizes recently in Lagos. Miss Tamaramiebi Akika, a student of Corona Secondary School, Agbara Estate, Ogun State, has emerged winner of the second edition of the annual BCG Lagos International Women’s Day (IWD) essay writing contest. The annual competition is designed to foster deep intellectual engagement with young students in celebration of women. Each year, the essays are based on the International Women’s Day theme, offering the…

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BCG prescribes post-COVID recovery roadmap for Nigeria

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consultancy firm, has proposed the promotion of financial inclusion, equitable distribution of resources, infrastructural development and formulation of requisite fiscal policies as initiatives that will drive Nigeria’s post-Covid economic recovery. The measures were highlighted in a recent BCG report titled “How to Forge an Inclusive Post-Covid Recovery in Nigeria” authored by Tolu Oyekan, a Partner at the firm’s Lagos office. The report stated that the initiatives, which form part of Nigeria’s sustainability plan, are critical in staving off the Covid-19 induced economic…

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