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Meet Akin Monehin, An Astute Business Strategist And Columnist



Akin Monehin is a Business Transformation Manager at Shell for more than a decade. He is a columnist with top Nigerian newspapers; Business Day and The Guardian.



Akin Monehin features leading business experts on his Make or Mar with Monehin where he has interviewed the chairman of Julius Berger Plc; Mutiu Sunmonu and former MD/CEO of MTN Ghana and Nigeria; Michael Ikpoki.




He has several years experience from diverse economic sectors/sub-sectors including Deepwater Oil & Gas Exploration, Conventional Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Gas to Liquid (GtL) business, Liquefied Natural Gas business, Civil Aviation & Primary Education.


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Akin had his MBA at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2013. He obtained Executive Education, Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers from University of Dundee.


He is an alumnus of University of Lagos with BSc (Hons), Economics.



AKIN MONEHIN As SNEPCo Transformation Manager


Akin As SNEPCo Transformation Manager, he is a member of the Senior Management Team (SNEPCo Leadership Team) and he provides strategic support & perspective to the SNEPCo MD/CEO on his accountability to deliver their cash promise to shareholders.


He is accountable for driving improved business performance, translating into delivery of additional 10% increase (USD150 million, approx NGN60 billion) in Free Cashflow (FCF) from running Royal Dutch Shell’s Deepwater business in Nigeria.



Shell’s Deepwater business in Nigeria includes Shell-operated Bonga Floating Production Storage & Offloading vessel (FPSO) and the ExxonMobil-operated Erha Floating Production Storage & Offloading vessel (FPSO) which has Shell’s 44% interest. Additionally, given the complexity & dynamism of the global oil & gas market, Akin’s role drives the business on a strategic journey to be Fit-for-the-Future, beating competitors in the industry.



His role integrates different areas of the business, including Production Operations, Exploration, Wells Operations, Wells Reservoir Facilities Management (WRFM)/Asset Optimisation and Deepwater Projects, for cash delivery to Royal Dutch Shell, the Nigerian national oil company (NNPC) and Co-Venturers (ExxonMobil, Chevron & Total).



SNEPCo, Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Company, a 100% Shell-owned company, pioneered the advance into Nigeria’s Deepwater frontier, where no concerted exploration effort had previously taken place.



SNEPCo’s flagship asset, Bonga, is located 120km off the coast of Nigeria and is a prime asset to Nigeria & Royal Dutch Shell, having consistently delivered over USD1 billion (approx NGN400 billion) annually in FCF in the last three (3) years.


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Akin Monehin is married. He has two male children.



AKIN MONEHIN YOUTUBE Channel and Interviews with Business Experts


Akin Monehin features leading business experts on his Make or Mar with Monehin where he drives conversations that solve business challenges and ensure right navigation at decisive moments.







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Jeff Bezos fast closing in on Elon Musk to reclaim richest man in the world title




Former richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos is about to reclaim his title from Elon musk as his worth is now $191billion which is $3billion close to Elon’s $194billion



Jeff Bezos, owner of Amazon company who runs the $1.643 trillion valued company is now worth $191 billion and within striking distance of the present world’s richest man, Elon Musk, estimated to now be worth $194 billion, according to data retrieved from Bloomberg Billionaire Index.


Elon Musk



The chief executive officer who is about to hand over his CEO title to an employee have under his tenure as the chief executive officer of the e-commerce giant actually ranked second among all S&P stocks since the IPO in May 1997.


The 57-year-old billionaire is the founder of Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer company on earth. The American based company sells books, household goods, and other retail products through its flagship platform.

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His company also controls the Whole Foods grocery chain and offers video streaming services and is still the biggest cloud computing provider all over the world.


His cash at the bank is estimated to be worth $9.7 billion and most of his wealth is tied to its stake in Amazon.




Recall the Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Amazon, recently stepped down from his role and has been replaced by Amazon’s Cloud Computing Division CEO, Andy Jassy.


Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos to step down this year

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Cryptocurrency ban: Providus bank announces closure of its virtual account



The management of Providus Bank has announced the closure of the bank’s virtual accounts following the directive from the Central Bank of Nigeria which came on Friday.



The announcement was made on Sunday through the twitter handle of the bank, in the tweet, the bank said,

“ We wish to announce that our virtual payment services are currently unavailable . In the meantime, customers are advised to use alternative payment options , ”.



Providus bank

Following this announcement by Providus bank, Piggyvest, a fintech company in partnership with the bank advised its customers to get their new virtual account details. The tweet read,

“ We received communication from our virtual account provider that the existing Providus virtual accounts are currently inactive . Please login to your account to get your new virtual account details , “




Another online payment platform, Monnify , issued a statement assuring customers of new account numbers to replace the ones where was provided by the bank, the statement read,

“ We would ask that you don ’ t panic and rest assured that you would be able to access all your funds , as we are currently working with the bank to reconcile the funds in their position for availability and a graceful exit .
“ We believe as soon as tomorrow but no later than Wednesday , we will back with a new partner bank. ”


CBN orders banks to shutdown all crypto transactions in Nigeria

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Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos to step down this year



The Chief Executive Officer of Amazon company, Jeff Bezos will step down from his CEO position later this year.


The company had announced on February 2nd that the Amazon boss will be replaced by Andy Jassy, a long time employee of the company.

Since 1995 the Amazon company was formed, Bezos has been the company’s CEO, he advanced the company from an online bookseller into a $1.7 trillion global retail and logistics Heavyweight.

Jassy who is to take over, has worked for Amazon since 1997 and currently serves as CEO of the company’s cloud business, Amazon Web Services.


In a letter to employees of the company, Bezos wrote,

“Being the CEO of Amazon is a deep responsibility, and it’s consuming,”

“When you have a responsibility like that, it’s hard to put attention on anything else. As Executive Chairman I will stay engaged in important Amazon initiatives but also have the time and energy I need to focus on the Day 1 Fund, the Bezos Earth Fund, Blue Origin, The Washington Post, and my other passions. I’ve never had more energy, and this isn’t about retiring. I’m super passionate about the impact I think these organizations can have.”



The company’s stock has grown close to 69% over the past one year.

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