Columns

Towards a Collective Legacy, By Taiwo Odukoya

The great victories of every epoch are not just individual feats, but collective achievements. Perhaps this is what Frantz Fanon understood when he said, “Every generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.” And so while we typically ask the question of leaders, “What…
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Opinion

Leadership: Mustering the Resolve to Produce Great Achievements, By Taiwo Odukoya

...we can rally Nigerians around the common cause of peace and prosperity, and channel their resilience and creativity accordingly. This can only start with a firm resolve to tackle corruption and mediocrity in our society. As we encourage leaders to make this resolve, we encourage the followers to do the…
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Guest Columns

The Future Depends On the Strength of Our Differences, By Taiwo Odukoya

The true greatness of Nigeria is not in its topography or mineral deposits but in the hearts and minds of its people, all of them, unique in language and culture, in ideology and belief. Leaders from every part of the country, from the public and private sectors, from civil society…
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Opinion

Leadership – We Are As Strong As the Sum of Our Parts, By Taiwo Odukoya

The challenge for today’s leadership, across Africa, is to truly recognise the power of the people to make a difference and to create the enabling environment that will allow for the flourishing of individual potential - making it easy for personal ideas to become viable businesses, investing heavily in infrastructure…
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Leadership – Little Resolves Producing Great Achievements, By Taiwo Odukoya

If we lay aside the distractions of tribe and religion, greed for wealth and power, we can rally Nigerians around the common cause of peace and prosperity, and channel their resilience and creativity accordingly. This can only start with a firm resolve to tackle corruption and mediocrity in our society.…
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Unleashing the Forces of Growth, By Taiwo Odukoya

Our capacity for a greater tomorrow, whether in Nigeria or Africa, is invested in the youth. We cannot afford, therefore, to be impediments to their growth and development, the stifling of their potential, and the flourishing of their creativity. Let us, instead, create the enabling environment and let them loose.…
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Leadership Accountability: Reversing a Culture of Impunity, By Taiwo Odukoya

Men of goodwill can no longer afford to be quiet, and I don’t think they should. We have to use our respective positions, platforms - social and political - to educate the people on their rights, duties and what they should expect from their leaders in a democracy. We have…
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