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Honesty is the best legacy

The eighth letter of the word leadership is “H” and it stands for honesty. Honesty is the quality of being truthful, sincere and upright in speech and action; it is a major means through which one can inspire a... Read More...
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Leadership is responsibility

The sixth letter of the word leadership is “R” and for our purpose, it stands for responsibility. If leadership is anything fundamentally, it is about responsibility. To lead is an opportunity but every opportu... Read More...

Leading is by example

The fifth letter of the word leadership is “E” and it signifies example. It is said that example is better than precept and this is why example lies in the heart of leadership. People are more interested in wha... Read More...

Leadership is action

The third letter of the word leadership, for our purpose, signifies action. There is no doubt that leadership is all about action. It is the core responsibility of a leader to be active, not dormant or passive.... Read More...
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The excellence of leadership

After love, the second component or letter of leadership is excellence. Defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the quality of being outstanding or extremely good” (www.oxforddictionaries.com), excellence is what ... Read More...

The love of leadership

Nigeria today faces an acute leadership crisis that has manifested in the unenviable state of the nation and our collective shame before the whole world. I always remember the aptness of the headline of an i... Read More...

Of peace and the pencil

We owe our education to the pencil more than any other educational material. If we assume that the pen is more important, well, we may not be right because we encountered the pencil first; besides, there is pen... Read More...

What is Ubuntu?

A cursory look at our global society aptly reveals that beyond the glitz and glamour of lights and colours, fancy automobiles and trendy gadgets, we are sick from within. I call this “soul sickness”. This soul ... Read More...
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Yes, peaceful elections are possible

Violence has often trailed the conduct of elections in Nigeria since Independence. For instance, the elections of the years 1964, 1965, 1979, 1983, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 were marred by irregularities that r... Read More...

Loving money, losing life

It is well-known that the love of money is the root of all evils but many Nigerians do not pretend that they love money. Not only Nigerians, in the world today, money is an object of worship. In music and movie... Read More...

Three magical expressions

It is an open eyesore that Nigeria, as a microcosm of the world, is increasingly becoming Hobbesian where life is now "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, short" for a vast majority of people. Evils that could not ... Read More...