Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag "leadership"

    It is leadership, yet, it is followership

It is leadership, yet, it is followership

BY MUSA OLANIYIA key concept that has been relegated in discourses relating to societal development is followership. It hardly features in public discussions or scholarly works. It is never given prominence. This inadvertent or wilful denigration of the concept reflects the unenviable position it has been consigned. Yet, followership is not exactly the opposite of leadership. It does not connote blind [...]

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    Osinbajo: Leadership loses relevance when there is no peace

Osinbajo: Leadership loses relevance when there is no peace

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has called on leaders in Nigeria to rise to the challenge of ending the continuous killings across the country.Speaking at a leadership and stakeholders’ meeting in Lafia, Nasarawa state capital, Osinbajo said the loss of lives resulting from farmers and herdsmen crisis in the country must stop.The number two citizen called for an end to the blame [...]

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    Moghalu, Durotoye ask Nigerians  to get involved in nation-building

Moghalu, Durotoye ask Nigerians to get involved in nation-building

Kingsley Moghalu, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has urged Nigerians to be actively involved in the process of nation-building.Moghalu, a presidential aspirant, made the call on Tuesday while speaking at the 11th edition of The Platform, a programme organised by the Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos.Moghalu said the current problems facing the country would be [...]

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    Babangida: The older generation must give way for youth… we’ve become analogue

Babangida: The older generation must give way for youth… we’ve become analogue

Ibrahim Babangida, former military president, says older Nigerians must give way for the young ones to take over.He said the youth, with their passion and zeal, can propel the country on the path of development.Babangida, the eighth head of state, was in office between 1985 and 1993.“The older generation must give way for the new one,” he said when a political [...]

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    Ibori: It’s not about Buhari’s age… are the youth ready to lead?

Ibori: It’s not about Buhari’s age… are the youth ready to lead?

James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, says Nigerians should be more concerned with whether the youth are ready to lead, rather than a mere generational shift at the nation's helm of affairs.According to him, what the nation needs is courage and vision as “age has nothing to do with good leadership”.A lot of Nigerians have been clamouring for a [...]

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    There’s a famine of leadership in the world, says Ezekwesili

There’s a famine of leadership in the world, says Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, says there is a famine of leadership in the world.She said this at a conference which the Savvy Women's Circle organised in Lagos on Saturday.The former education minister said women should be more involved in the leadership of Nigeria and other nations.She said given the population and possibilities in women, [...]

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    The problem with Nigeria: Letdown of leadership?

The problem with Nigeria: Letdown of leadership?

In the superlative piece of postcolonial literature called “Things Fall Apart,” late Chinua Achebe succinctly captured my burning reflection as I write on an issue that is so dear to my heart and so important to the continued existence of our greatly valued nation.He said and I quote to the letter: “It is totally false to suggest, as we [...]

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    Pat Utomi and the leadership project in Nigeria

Pat Utomi and the leadership project in Nigeria

BY TUNJI OLAOPA Many would have thought and indeed have asked me repeatedly why I had not celebrated Pat Utomi since I started this series in 2012 given my great admiration for him in a measure that has grown into deep friendship since we met again at a workshop we both addressed about a decade ago.Sometimes in 2016 however, I [...]

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    Adeboye: The worst leadership is from the church

Adeboye: The worst leadership is from the church

Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, worldwide, has said "the worst leadership is from the church."The cleric said bad leadership was the core of Nigeria's problem as a nation, but noted that it was particularly worse in the church.PUNCH reports that Adeboye made the comments on Wednesday in Ikeja, Lagos, during the third annual birthday public [...]

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    Leadership is responsibility, the ability to respond appropriately

Leadership is responsibility, the ability to respond appropriately

“...all of a sudden, Mazi Chibuzor Nwariwe slumped. He was sandwiched between two chairs. He had been very furious about his brother’s suggestions about their father’s land.The meeting had been sour. The men ran and pulled him out, pouring on him several bowl of water as the women ran in different direction supplying whatever they thought could be a solution [...]

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    Letter to Comrade Oshiomhole

Letter to Comrade Oshiomhole

"Very well, thank you for coming." I know you will remember me by these words alone. But for readers who may not understand, Dear Comrade, let me explain.These words were taken from a joke I shared about six years ago at the LEADERSHIP Annual Conference and Awards, where Governor Adams Oshiomhole was honoured as Governor Of The Year.It's a [...]

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    Outrage widens over military ‘siege on media’

Outrage widens over military ‘siege on media’

Newspaper owners and journalists have condemned the "siege on media" by soldiers, which entered the second day on Saturday.On Friday, consignment of Leadership and Daily Trust were seized by the soldiers who said they were acting on "orders". This continued on Saturday, with more newspapers being seized.Defence headquarters issued a statement on Friday alleging that there was an intelligence report [...]

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