The 27-member Imo State House of Assembly yesterday dismissed media reports that its speaker, Dr. Chiji Collins, was on the verge of impeachment. The social and regular media platforms had last week being inundated by reports of some aggrieved members allegedly planning to unseat the speaker.
For the Nigerian Left, the strongest lesson of what may now be called Nigeria’s RevolutionNow – that is, the August 5 mass protests organised by some young fragments of the movement – may be formulated as a warning: If Nigeria survives long enough from the current battering of the country’s ruling class, variants of what was attempted on August 5 may be attempted again and again until a spark leads to a national conflagration or a successful popular revolution resulting from a better conceived, planned and executed strategy.
A non-governmental organisation, Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) recently held a Leadership Empowerment Achievement and Development (LEAD) camp for 50 outstanding young female participants with a mission to inspire young girls to become top women leaders.
A former governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola, has hinged the leadership woes in Nigeria on failure at the family level. Aregbesola spoke on Saturday at the seventh edition of the Youth Leadership Summit organised by the students' executives of the University of Ilorin.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has no plan whatsoever to groom a successor for the 2023 presidential election. The president stated this while reacting to one of the requests made by the members of progressives in academics, who visited him at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday.
Leadership is a process of motivating, mobilising, resourcing and directing people to passionately and strategically pursue a vision from God that a group jointly embraces. (George Barna).True leadership is born, when your gift is discovered and then you serve it to your generation.
It was a glowing evening of tributes and celebration of excellent leadership when professional colleagues, friends, well-wishers, students and associates of one of Nigeria’s foremost town planner, Remi Makinde gathered in Lagos, to mark his 80th birthday.