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Independent Directors: Are there any roles for them?

In continuation of our discussions on independent directors [see here, here and here], this article discusses the fundamental issue of the role of independent directors. The necessity of discussing the role of independent director is predicated on establishing the reason

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Independent Directors: How many should be on a board?

In the past couple of weeks, we have been discussing the inadequacies in the provisions of the corporate governance codes presently in force in Nigeria as far as independent directorship is concerned [see here and here]. [sociallocker] Another issue that

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Establishing the independent status of an independent director

In an earlier post last week, it was contended that there are some inadequacies in the independent directorship practice in Nigeria which detract from the utility of having independent directors on boards. [See here] These adequacies of the provisions of

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Independent Directors in Nigeria: Myth or Reality?

Independent directors have gained much traction in the corporate governance scene of developed countries. This category of directors, who are not specifically provided for in company statutes, has emerged as the bedrock of sound corporate governance entrenchment in companies. This

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