Professionals extol Remi Makinde’s leadership qualities
It was a glowing evening of tributes and celebration of excellent leadership when professional colleagues, friends, well-wishers, students and associates of one of Nigeria’s foremost town planner, Remi Makinde gathered in Lagos, to mark his 80th birthday.
CAN debunks rumours of leadership crisis
Christain Association of Nigeria (CAN) has debunked rumours that its leadership is enmeshed in crisis. There had been a campaign of calumny against the CAN president, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, and attempts to criminalise his person and office.
Servant-leadership: Remedy for politics of desperation in Nigeria - Part 6
Developing Servant Leaders In Contemporary Nigeria The Biblical model of servant leaders is ideal in raising servant leaders that will help Nigeria unify her people and pursue development and peace in every area of life. The political elite needs to imbibe servant leadership and to replicate what servant leaders in other countries have done to…
Scandal in house of God: What church leadership must do
Both social and traditional media are agog with disturbing stories of men of God engaging in illicit sexual affairs and occult practices. And there seems to be no end to it, as the menace keeps rearing its ugly head in different forms. This is aside other alarming activities as ritual killings and 419, among other…
Senator apologises for assault as protest rocks NASS
Outraged at a senator’s assault on a nursing mother, some Nigerians took their protest to the National Assembly yesterday. They demanded the immediate arrest and investigation of Senator Elisha Abbo who was caught on camera physically assaulting the woman at an adult sex toys shop in Abuja.
Learning the shift to creative leadership
The scientific study of leadership reveals that leadership consists of two journeys- the journey of self-discovery, which is a personal leadership journey, and the journey to creative leadership. As the inventor of the iPhone, Steve Jobs, said, it is the journey to make a dent in the universe. Actual leadership begins with personal leadership- the…
Clerics blame unending insecurity, poverty on poor leadership
Worried by the state of the country’s economy and its current security challenges, both Catholic and Anglican clerics have blamed the poor leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari for Nigeria’s woes. The Catholic priests from the 36 states, under the umbrella of Nigeria Catholic Diocesan Priests Association (NCDPA), and leadership of the Diocese of Kaduna…
Servant-leadership-remedy for politics of desperation in Nigeria - Part 3
Qualities Of Servant-Leaders Servant leadership is servant-hood in leading people. It implies call and readiness to serve the people and to serve God above all else. It is expected of servants to be found faithful, contented and with high ethical principles. Here are some key qualities of servant leaders: Service: A servant leader is primarily…
9th Assembly leadership: Loss of Zamfara forces APC back to drawing board
The National Vice Chairman South-South of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Hilliard Eta captured the feeling of his colleagues, when he described the loss of Zamfara State to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a sad development.
Firm inaugurates fellowship for consumer goods sector leadership
As part of efforts to build capacity for the consumer goods retail sector in Nigeria, FoodCo Nigeria Limited, a diversified consumer goods company with interests in retail, manufacturing and fast food, has instituted a fellowship aimed at preparing MBA students for leadership in this category. This is against the backdrop of projected growth in the…
Senate leadership: Legislators disagree over voting method
Barely three weeks to the election of the presiding officers of the ninth National Assembly, signs of discord that could mar the entire exercise at the Senate as well as the inauguration of the lawmakers have emerged.
‘Our problem is leadership and elite hypocrisy’
National Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Chief Ralphs Okey Nwosu, speaks on this year’s election, insecurity and leadership in Nigeria, among other issues. He spoke with Godwin Ijediogor. You have been protesting since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the re-election of President Buhari. Why is that so? This year’s election will remain…