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

2022: Ekiti APC lacks leadership, risks defeat – Ojudu

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

Ahead of Ekiti gubernatorial poll slated for June 18, 2022, the Special Adviser on the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has expressed worry that the division and disunity among members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state might deny the party victory at the polls. Ojudu gave the warning in Ado-Ekiti, his country home on Monday, Read More

Abdulsalami: True commander, peace builder

December 27, 2021 Clement Kubau 0

Every day is a milestone: which typifies our being alive; from our humble beginning under the mango trees, blazing through the walls of Minna from Bida, down to Military School, combing the forest of war in the South-east with bullet wounds, to keep Nigeria one.  Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar played significant role as head of state whose administration midwifed the birth of Read More

Citizens need adequate information about conduct of govt business – Jonathan

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigerians need to be adequately informed about the conduct of government business in order for the society to function properly. He stated this at the Freedom of Information (FOI) Award ceremony organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) in collaboration with the Media Right Agenda(MRA) under Component 4b: Support to the media of Read More

Danger in Religionalisation of Government policies

December 9, 2021 Ibrahim Muhammed 0

The religious sentiments and high dose of biases being associated with decisions, actions and policies of Government has widen the division and creates a setback in the journey to build a united nation. The anomaly cut across all religious divides with religious related organisations and leaders of faith openly ascribing religious motive to virtually all government decision or policies. It Read More

Plateau assembly crisis: Deputy majority leader Dasun resigns, Walok in

December 7, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The deputy majority leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Honourable Philip Dasun, has resigned, citing personal reasons for that as Hon. Philip Walok has been elected in his stead.Hon. Dasun is a strong ally of the ousted Speaker Abuk Nuhu Ayuba.He made his resignation known,Tuesday, at the house plenary, while also appreciating the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Read More

Not yet Uhuru over Kano state APC leadership

December 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The situation in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano state can’t end with the present presumed victory of the third party, because it is just the beginning and not the end. The problem is not that the third party has no constitutional right, because there is nowhere a parallel election would have been adjudged to be legal. Actually, the Read More

Anambra: NYCN commends Corp members, security agencies for peaceful election

November 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended the National Youth Service Corp members that served as adhoc electoral officials and security agencies in the Anambra governorship election held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 for the role they have played in strengthening democracy in Nigeria.  Vice President of the organisation, Amb. Comrade Akoshile Mukhtar, who gave this commendation Sunday Read More