Being above bias as essence of leadership
"If you give a good idea to a mediocre team, they will screw it up. If you give a mediocre idea to a brilliant team, they will come up with something better," so wrote the great economics researcher, Edward Catmull, describing how people are ultimately more important than ideas. As leaders, one of our cardinal…
100 days in office: Ihedioha promises to deliver
The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha said his administration is alive to its campaign promises to the people. The Governor who stated this at an event marking his 100 days in office, on Friday, thanked Imolites for entrusting the leadership of the state to him, as well as their continued support and prayers.
No plan for leadership change, Imo Assembly clarifies
The 27-member Imo State House of Assembly yesterday dismissed media reports that its speaker, Dr. Chiji Collins, was on the verge of impeachment. The social and regular media platforms had last week being inundated by reports of some aggrieved members allegedly planning to unseat the speaker.
Solving Nigeria’s leadership problem
The dearth of leaders of quality is often and correctly said to be the problem with Nigeria. But if we will be honest, we will acknowledge that we have a considerable followership problem as well, perhaps underscoring another truism ....
National amnesia and historical strategy in Nigeria
As I ponder on Nigeria’s diversity and the leadership disposition that can deliver its unity and prosperity, I have come to realise the leadership imperative of understanding...
Preliminary notes on RevolutionNow
For the Nigerian Left, the strongest lesson of what may now be called Nigeria’s RevolutionNow – that is, the August 5 mass protests organised by some young fragments of the movement – may be formulated as a warning: If Nigeria survives long enough from the current battering of the country’s ruling class, variants of what was attempted on August 5 may be attempted again and again until a spark leads to a national conflagration or a successful popular revolution resulting from a better conceived, planned and executed strategy.
Group trains young girls on leadership skills
A non-governmental organisation, Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) recently held a Leadership Empowerment Achievement and Development (LEAD) camp for 50 outstanding young female participants with a mission to inspire young girls to become top women leaders.
Aregbesola blames failure at family level for Nigeria’s leadership woes
A former governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola, has hinged the leadership woes in Nigeria on failure at the family level. Aregbesola spoke on Saturday at the seventh edition of the Youth Leadership Summit organised by the students' executives of the University of Ilorin.
'The more women are at the top, the more women are motivated to get there'
Patricia Obozuwa is the Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer for GE Africa, a position she has held since April 2012 when she built the communications and public affairs functions.
I’ve no plan to install a successor in 2023, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has no plan whatsoever to groom a successor for the 2023 presidential election. The president stated this while reacting to one of the requests made by the members of progressives in academics, who visited him at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday.