FCT: Ex-NBA vice chair bags African leadership award 

February 6, 2024 Admin II 0

A former vice chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Gwagwalada branch, Chief Barr David Abosetale Aigbefoh, has bagged icon of leadership award conferred by Focus Africa Series.  Dr. Aigbefoh was presented with the Focus Africa leadership award on Sunday at the 5th anniversary of Focus Africa Magazine, which took place at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja.  Chief Aigbefoh was unanimously Read More

Shafas emerges FCT NUT chair, tasks Wike on teachers’ welfare 

January 11, 2024 Donald Iorchir 0

Comrade Mohammed Shafas has emerged chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) during the 7th quadrennial delegates’ conference held at the Government Secondary School Kuje, Wednesday in Abuja. Retuning officer, Labaran Garba while declaring the election, said Comrade Mohammed Shafas polled 243 votes to defeat three other aspirants. Similarly, Dr Paul Akpan emerged deputy chairman; Read More

2024: Year of decision for Edo APC – Airhiavbere 

January 3, 2024 Patrick Ahanor 0

A governorship aspirant in the Edo state September governorship poll, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd.) has said 2024 holds a very important place in the democratic development of the state, and also a decision year for the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said, “As a state and a people, we cannot afford a repeat of the mistake we made before. And, I Read More

Prestigious Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership award delights AfDB President, Adesina

December 27, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The President, African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has expressed his delight over his selection as the recipient of the 2023 Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership. In his verified X handle on Sunday, (formerly Twitter) the Bank Chief said, “I am delighted to have been selected as recipient of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership. Joining Nobel Prize Read More

Farouk assumes leadership at NAMA, harps on power generation

December 20, 2023 Admin III 0

The new Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Engr. Ahmed Umar Farouk has harped on the need to improve on infrastructure in the management of the country’s airspace and emphasized a renewed commitment to safety. He noted that his administration will prioritizes communication and airspace stability just as he declared a state of emergency on power within Read More

Veteran journalist Folu Olamiti named African Leadership Institute Fellow

November 15, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

A former Executive Director, Publications, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc, Fellow of the Nigerian Guild of Editors and member, London Institute of Journalists, Commonwealth since 1978, Sir Folu Olamiti, has been nominated as a Fellow of the Institute for Governance and Leadership Studies in Africa (IGLSA). IGLSA, an independent international and multi-disciplinary Think-Tank led by former Head of State, General Read More

Tinubu not interested in keeping IDPs in camps, shanties – Betta Edu 

November 9, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Minister Humanitarians Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Dr. Betta Edu Wednesday expressed the resolve of the President Ahmed Bola Tinubu administration to return all internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their ancestral home. The minister was in Benue for a two days working visit and performed a ground breaking ceremony for resettlement of the IDPs at Tatyor in Mbagwen, Makurdi local Read More

Kogi guber: LP candidate promises development through minerals, agriculture 

November 9, 2023 Oyibo Salihu 0

The candidate of the Labour Party in the Saturday governorship election  in Kogi state, Barr. Adejoh Okeme, has promised to harness the abundant resources to develop the state if elected the next governor of the state Barr. Adejoh, who made the pledge, Thursday, while briefing the media at the Kogi state NUJ Press Centre, assured that the mineral deposits, arable land and tourism Read More

Muslim media practitioners hail new NAHCON’s boss

October 25, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

The Association of Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (AMMP) felicitates with the new helmsman at the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Mallam Jalal Ahmad Arabi, over his appointment by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. This was contained in a press in Abuja signed by association’s acting chairman, Alhaji Tajudeen A. Tijjani, and acting secretary, Malam Wada Muhammad Azare. “Let us Read More

UNILORIN and Egbewole’s first year of transformative leadership

October 20, 2023 Kunle Akogun 0

Right from day one, Prof. Wahab Olasupo Egbewole, SAN, who assumed office as the 11th vice chancellor of the University of Ilorin on October 16, 2022, has left no one in doubt about his messianic mission and transformative leadership. One event particularly underscored this assertion: his very first working day, Monday, October 17, 2022, was when members of the Academic Read More

LP to APC, PDP: You’re confusing our members  

October 10, 2023 Admin III 0

By Emeka NzeAbujaThe Labour Party (LP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state of attempt to poach and mislead some members of Obidient Movement in the November 11 governorship election. The party said its presidential candidate in the February 25th election, Mr. Peter Obi, remained the only coordinator of the movement Read More

100 days: The untold stories of Tinubu’s leadership By Tunde Rahman

September 18, 2023 Admin III 0

In the last one week since President Bola Tinubu clocked 100 days in office, commentators and analysts, political observers and politicians have busied themselves dissecting the President’s performance in office, particularly his major decisions and policy options. Many have also commented on the achievements recorded and the areas that require improvements. The newspapers and electronic media have been awash with Read More

The cursed continent: Thoughts on African leadership

September 8, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

Thus, did it happen that Africa, perhaps the luckiest continent in the world with unbelievable natural resource endowments, and a population of 1,466,649,930, accounting for 17.89 per cent of the world population, is the wretched of the earth. It is a beggar continent, dependent on handouts from the other continents for the survival of its 54 nations and their increasingly Read More

NGO trains 26 A/Ibom youth on leadership

August 29, 2023 Uko Etim 0

NGO trains 26 A/Ibom youth on leadership A nongovernmental, Greater Tomorrow Initiative, has trained no fewer than 26 youth in Akwa Ibom state on accountability in leadership to serve them with the necessary tools to hold government accountable through legislative engagement and promote development. The group’s executive director, Mr Ndifreke Patrick, who spoke during a two-day capacity building workshop in Read More

Govt raises panel to resolve Osun Poly leadership crisis

August 4, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state government has moved to settle the leadership crisis at the state polytechnic, Iree. Consequently, Governor Ademola Adeleke has set up a seven-man investigative panel to look into all matters that led to the suspension of Dr. Tajudeen Odetayo as rector of the polytechnic. The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) in the polytechnic had shut down the Read More

Tinubu’s inspiring leadership

July 24, 2023 Femi Fani-Kayode, 0

There is nothing more beautiful, powerful and inspiring than a confident, strong, educated, courageous and enlightened Nigerian who knows and appreciates the rich and noble history of his people and the great heritage that they derive from. Under this new dispensation we have a leadership that will brook no nonsense from those in the international community that look down on Read More

Tinubu, Akume and purpose-driven leadership

July 11, 2023 Christian Nwachukwu 0

It is quite encouraging that governance at all levels has been tried and tested by the populace, hence, the idea of choosing a leader through popular votes. It was through the exercise of the popular votes that an impeccable former governor, former senator and national leader emerged victorious at the just-concluded 2023 general elections as the elected President of the Read More

Lalong: Character as coefficient of leadership

May 27, 2023 Alfa Ameh Ebune 0

It is heart-warming for me on behalf of thousands of our members in Kogi Youth Forum for Good Governance across Kogi state to write this piece to drum support for an express appointment for one of our own, an icon, erudite administrator and an amazing politician, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, the outgoing governor of Plateau state, as the next Read More

APC hasn’t adopted anybody for NASS leadership – TSN boss Kailani

May 11, 2023 Duro Joseph 0

The leader of Tinubu/ Shetima Network (TSN), Dr Kailani Muhammad Wednesday said the ruling All Progressives Congress has not adopted candidates for the Senate and the House of Representatives. Dr Muhammad stated at a press conference held at Wuse, Abuja that what the party has done was for ‘convenience’ and that the National Assembly members would vote for those to Read More

10th NASS: leadership: A case for Buhari

April 30, 2023 Solomon Arogundade 0

Intrigues, power play and hightech politics are presently being deployed by interested individuals as the search for the new leadership of the National Assembly gets underway. And with talks hitting the front burner of public discourse ahead of the inauguration of the returning and elected senators on June 13 this year, it remains to be seen those who will lead Read More

Addressing Nigeria’s leadership crisis

April 14, 2023 Khadijah Ahmad Ado 0

Nigeria’s socio-economic challenges are legion. But before addressing the one which is the crux of this epistle, there is the need to first understand the meaning of leadership. Leadership is the ability to lead an office of a government, a company or any organization. Persons who are saddled with any kind of leadership responsibilities are called leaders. Unlike in several Read More

From a safe environment to quality leadership

February 13, 2023 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Some issues came under scrutiny in the last few days during national discourse. They border on the environment and leadership. To start with, a call has gone to governments at all levels to strengthen agencies connected with gathering related hydrological information in order to encourage rain water harvesting for a safe environment. A Professor of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Read More

As President, I’ll uphold citizens’ right to hold dissenting views – Tinubu 

January 3, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has assured that under his leadership the right of citizens to freely express their views on government policies and activities would be guaranteed. Speaking against the backdrop of insinuations that the federal government under his leadership would remove fuel subsidy even if there were protests against the decision, Read More