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

North-central group adopts Yabagi for president 

December 13, 2022 Paul Okah 0

Presidential Candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the 2023 general elections, Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has been adopted as the preferred candidate of the North-central geo-political zone. The chairman of the North Central Peoples Forum (NCPF), Chief Gabriel Aduku, announced this Monday in Abuja at a meeting between officials of the forum and the national leadership of the ADP Read More

2023: Bode George reveals why he won’t vote for Atiku 

December 13, 2022 Editorial IV 0

A former deputy chairman, South-west of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has said he will not vote for the party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, unless the issue of inclusivity in the party is addressed. George who is a prominent member of the G5 group led by Governor Nyesom Wike of River state Read More

Group trains 2000 female students, 320 inmates on leadership

December 5, 2022 Ene Oshaba 0

Female and More (FAM) a self-esteem and leadership initiative of Young stars Development Initiative  has trained over 2000 secondary school girls across Nigeria and 320 female inmates on self-esteem and leadership. The Project Lead of the group, Ms Divine Dominion, stated this in Abuja at the end of the 2022 Female and More Summit. The summit was tagged: ‘Helping young Read More

Wike, a symbol of national unity, master of infrastructure devt – NYCN 

November 25, 2022 Agi Onda 0

  The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has described the style employed by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state in inviting people from across party and regional divides to commission his development projects as distinguishing and a pan-Nigerian in orientation. The youth organisation said the governor’s style of leadership has made him a symbol of national unity and cohesion. Read More

Blame APC for bad economy, Ayu tells Nigerians 

November 20, 2022 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, has asked Nigerians to hold the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) responsible for the high cost of living and economic downturn in the country. Ayu blamed the APC for destroying the economy and noted that government of APC has brought untold hardship on the people. The PDP chairman stated this Read More

Senator blames Nigeria challenges on bad governance 

November 8, 2022 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The current challenges facing the county has been attributed to bad governance and lack of good leadership with capabilities at  all tiers of governance. Senator Tolu Odebiyi representing Ogun West district, Ilaro, stated this  in Akure, the Ondo state capital, at the inauguration of Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership (MGGEL) in the South-west.  Senator Odebiyi who was represented by Read More

Wike leads G5 PDP governors to Benue guber campaign flag-off 

November 7, 2022 John Shiaondo 0

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike and three other governors loyal to him, Sunday, stormed Benue state for the flag-off of PDP governorship campaign in the state. The governors are Engr Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu) and Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. They arrived Makurdi, the Benue state capital on Sunday ahead of Monday flag-off of the governorship campaign. The Read More

Again, NCC boss, Danbatta, receives award on Impactful Leadership

May 6, 2022 David Agba 0

The trove of garlands for the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, swelled again as he received “Leadership Excellence and Economic Impact Award”. This time, the honour came from the African Leadership Organisation (ALO), publishers of “The African Leadership Magazine”. The conferment of the award occurred recently at the ALO’s annual Africa Legislative, Read More

Leadership vacuum Katagum needs to fill

May 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

Looking at the above caption, one may think the letter is aiming at diminishing the leadership capacity of the current crop of elite in Katagum, Bauchi state, many of whom have carved a niche for themselves in various fields of calling. This is a contrary notion, actually. This piece is only an appeal to Katagum sons and daughters, especially those Read More

Osinbajo can bail Nigeria out of leadership bondage – Group

April 27, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

Kano State Chapter Coordinator, Yemi Osinbajo Loyalists Group, Malam Abdulsalam Uba Jogana has described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as a personality of impeccable credentials who can steer the affairs of the nation without hiccups if given the mandate in the year 2023 race for the coveted seat of the presidency. In a press statement in Kano, Jogana said from all Read More

UN group trains Igbo students on leadership

April 14, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Over 150,000 students from various schools in the South-east have benefited from a five-day leadership training organised by Nigeria International Model United Nations (NIMUN), in Enugu. The benefiting schools are Graceland College, Enugu, Dority International schools, Aba, Adventist Technical High School, Ana, Adventist secondary technical college, Basic Foundation School Aba and St Bridget College, Aba. The executive director, Nigeria International Read More

The moral imperatives of political leadership

March 10, 2022 Dan Agbese 0

Justice Inyang Ekwo of an Abuja federal high court, defrocked David Umahi and his deputy, Kelechi Igwe, as governor and deputy governor respectively, of Ebonyi State. He also invalidated the legal right of 17 members of the state house of assembly to remain in the state legislative chambers. I hail him. Their offence? It used to be called carpet crossing. Read More

Kwara gov nominated for UNDP’s leadership, governance award

March 4, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara state governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has been nominated for the leadership and governance category of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/UN women’s inaugural International Women’s Day awards gala. The awards gala holds on March 5 (Saturday) in Lagos. The governor’s nomination serves to recognise his unprecedented efforts to mainstream gender inclusion in government positions in Kwara state, according to the Read More

APC 2023: Between opportunism and selfless dedication

February 21, 2022 Aishatu Muhammadu 0

If leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, were to make a choice, and just one choice, between a successful national convention and a victorious 2023 general election, I am sure both sides would be voted for. Some will on one hand vote for personal and selfish reasons to become party executives even if the party would not Read More

How not to compare leaderships: A tribute to late General Murtala Ramat Muhammed

February 13, 2022 Dr Umar Ardo 0

On 31st December, 1983, then Major General Mohammadu Buhari, after being installed Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, following the overthrow of a democratically elected government of President Shehu Shagari in a bloody military coup, declared that his military government was an offshoot of the Murtala/Obasanjo regime. By that assertion, Head of Read More

‘Nigeria needs a president that’ll allocate 30% budget to education like Bello’

January 28, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

The executive chairman, Kogi State Science Technical Education and Teaching Service Commission (STETSCOM), Mrs. Cecilia Cook, has said “Nigeria needs a leader with capacity like Governor Yahaya Bello that will provide 30 per cent budgetary allocation to the education sector as is being done in the state.” Mrs. Cook stated this Friday in Lokoja while speaking with newsmen on the Read More

2023: Pray for good, best of leaders in Nigeria, Kumuyi urges Nigerians

January 26, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

Founder and General Superintendent of Deeper Life Ministry, Pastor W.F. Kumuyi on Wednesday tasked Nigerians to pray for a good and best of leadership in the 2023 general elections. Pastor Kumuyi said this in Ibadan while responding to questions from journalists at a pre crusade conference held at the VIP lodge of Alakia Airport in Ibadan. He emphasised that there Read More

The Babangida leadership prescription

January 20, 2022 Dan Agbese 0

President Ibrahim Babangida’s criteria for the Nigerian leader he would like to emerge post President Muhammadu Buhari should stimulate national debate on the leadership question. In his latest interview with Trust Tv (See Daily Trust of January 15) he suggested that the Nigerian president should be someone who is “…very conversant with the country, he communicates, he is a very good communicator. He should Read More

Sardauna was iconic figure in leadership, governance – Osinbajo

January 18, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the late Premier of Northern region, Sir Ahmadu Bello the Sardauna of Sokoto as an exceptional icon in the business of governance whose sterling leadership quality would remain indelible in the political lexicon of the nation. Speaking at a special lecture organised by the Sardauna Memorial Foundation entitled ‘Reviving the Northern Traditional Institutions, Imperatives Read More


Tambuwal: Celebrating quality Leadership

There are two significant qualities that citizens often seek in their leaders, namely, competence and integrity. The ability to deliver change and promise – in terms of potential excellence and campaign pledge – is both the stuff of good leadership and people’s expectations. From his current performance at the wheel of executive power, to the eminence of his previous legislative Read More

Eulogies to a worthy neighbor at 62

December 29, 2021 Philip Agbese 0

Jack Welch, a former Chief Executive Officer of General Electric (GE), in his book titled “Winning”, said “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” The above quote perfectly defines the leadership personality of the current governor of Nasarawa state and my neighbour in the North Read More