Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    Utomi says every Nigerian must be involved in the country’s branding process

Utomi says every Nigerian must be involved in the country’s branding process

Pat Utomi, a professor of political economy, says every Nigerian must consistently promote a positive image of the country.He said this at the National branding conference 2017 organised by Brandzone Consulting in collaboration with the Centre for Values in Leadership in Lagos.Utomi, who is the founder of the centre, urged Nigerians to take a keen interest in matters that affect the [...]

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    Utomi: Less than 60 people deciding Nigeria’s fate for 51 years

Utomi: Less than 60 people deciding Nigeria’s fate for 51 years

Pat Utomi, a former presidential candidate, says less than 60 people have been deciding Nigeria's fortune for the past half a century.According to Utomi, a few people hold within their grasp the power to determine events in the country.Speaking on Thursday during a public lecture organised by the Evangelical Christian Union Alumni Fellowship, the political economist claimed that "there has never [...]

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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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    Utomi: Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards failure

Utomi: Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards failure

Pat Utomi, founder of Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), has described Nigeria as a “classic example of a country walking towards failure”.He said this in Awka, capital of Anambra, at a meeting of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) alumni association and presentation of certificates of honour to the class of 1953 to 1967.The professor, an alumnus of the [...]

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    Utomi: I’m a founding member of APC, but honestly, we’ve underperformed

Utomi: I’m a founding member of APC, but honestly, we’ve underperformed

Pat Utomi says although he's a founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), honesty behooves him to admit that the party has under-performed.Speaking with NAN in New York, Utomi said that the party had to be reformed to refocus it to its founding ideals.The founder and former presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) party said some of [...]

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    Utomi blames Buhari for recession

Utomi blames Buhari for recession

Pat Utomi, a professor and economic expert, has blamed the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for the economic hardship in the country.Speaking at a programme in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, Utomi said those attributing the recession to fall in oil price are "bad managers".He said budget planning and management of resources would have prevented the current situation.Utomi said [...]

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    Soludo, Utomi demand immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu

Soludo, Utomi demand immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu

‎Chukwuma Soludo, former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and Patrick Utomi, a professor of economics, have called for the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).Kanu has been in detention since October, 2015.The thought leaders under the aegis of 'Nzuko Umunna', a pan-Igbo group, also called for the release of his colleagues [...]

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    Even Osinbajo knows Buhari is ruling with a medieval mindset, says Pat Utomi

Even Osinbajo knows Buhari is ruling with a medieval mindset, says Pat Utomi

Pat Utomi, renowned management expert, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, whom he described as his friend, knows that President Muhammadu Buhari is ruling the country with “a medieval mindset”.Utomi said the president was not getting the best because of his idea of “exclusion rather than inclusion”.According to The SUN, Utomi said this at a breakfast meeting organised by the Redeemed Christian [...]

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    Financial journalists to ‘help Buhari out of economic turbulence’

Financial journalists to ‘help Buhari out of economic turbulence’

Financial journalists under the aegis of Centre for Financial Journalism (CFJ Nigeria) are all set to help President Muhammadu Buhari steer through Nigeria’s economic turbulence.This will be done at the inaugural lecture of CFJ Nigeria, which holds 11am on Thursday March 17, 2016 at The Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.According to Ray Echebiri, founder and CEO of [...]

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    Utomi: Nigerians may soon queue to buy salt

Utomi: Nigerians may soon queue to buy salt

Pat Utomi, professor of political economy and management expert, says Nigerians may start queuing to buy salt if the government fails to deal with the fundamentals of the economy.Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a breakfast programme on Channels Television, on Thursday, Utomi said the government needs to deal with the fundamentals of a producing economy.He said Nigeria should “learn from history” to fix the [...]

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    Budget process in Nigeria is ‘a joke’, says Utomi

Budget process in Nigeria is ‘a joke’, says Utomi

Pat Utomi, renowned political economist and social analyst, on Tuesday described budget process in Nigeria as "a joke".Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a breakfast programme on Channels Television, Utomi alleged  that there is no discipline in the way the government goes about the implementation of budget.He said he prefers using his "valuable time" for more profitable things than analysing the country's [...]

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    Abati: Under GEJ, I was no longer a journalist

Abati: Under GEJ, I was no longer a journalist

Reuben Abati, spokesman of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday expressed surprise that people still expected him to sound like a “panelist on Patito’s gang or a columnist” when he joined government.Alongside Pat Utomi, a notable economist, Abati who also chaired the editorial board of Guardian, anchored Patito’s Gang, a television talk show that focused on societal issues.Commenting on his [...]

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    Utomi: I never wanted to attend university

Utomi: I never wanted to attend university

Pat Utomi, founder of the Centre for Values in Leadership and a professor at the Lagos Business School, has revealed that he had no intentions of attending a university, describing Nigeria’s obsession with tertiary institutions as misplaced.Speaking at the Africa American Institute (AAI’s) state of education in Africa conference, held in Lagos, Utomi said Nigeria has an obsession with tertiary [...]

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    Adeniyi, Utomi to pick Maltina teacher of the year

Adeniyi, Utomi to pick Maltina teacher of the year

Olusegun Adeniyi, chairman THISDAY editorial board,  and Pat Utomi, founder/CEO, Centre for Values in Leadership, have been selected alongside eminent Nigerians to be on a panel to select Maltina teacher of the year.The competition which hosted by the Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust fund has revealed that 33 states across the federation are up in battle for its maiden edition.Aside Sokoto, [...]

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