CELEBRATING UI’s PACESETTING REGISTRAR @ 70: CHIEF MOJI LADIPO, FNIM,mni

Chief Mojisola Olusola Ladipo (nee Thomas), first female Registrar of the University of Ibadan and in Nigeria,  Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), outstanding Member of the Association of University Administrators (AUA), United Kingdom, worthy alumna, University of Ibadan (UI), Lagos Business School (LBS) and the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), gifted administrator, exceptional mentor, kind boss, accommodating leader and quintessential family woman. This characterization is even a pale reflection of one of the people who contributed in various ways to making UI a global…

 8 Important Things To Know About New IGP Usman Alkali Baba

DIG Usman Alkali Baba has been appointed by President Buhari as the acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) with immediate effect. The Yobe born Police chief has held several strategic positions in the past.   Here are few things to know about the acting IGP: Usman Alkali was born on 1st March, 1963. He hails from Geidam in Yobe State and has had meritorious years in the force. He has also served in various capacities such as DIG Force CID and was also the Force Secretary at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.…

Dr. Ohiare Sanusi: Bridging the gulf in Leadership By Abdullahi Haruna

It’s not everyday one comes across very enterprising and transformational leaders in Nigeria who belong in the youth demography occupying strategic positions especially within the political space. By some strange designs or arrangements, the youths are perpetually positioned to play the role of assistants or support staff that do the legwork and handle critical assignments on behalf of their principals. The opportunity to have them steer the ship as frontline players rarely presents itself. This is perhaps the Achilles heel confronting the youths in Nigeria. The fact remains that in…

BIOGRAPHY OF A GREAT LEADER OF OUR TIME, THE GREAT BRIDGE BUILDER! ASIWAJU BOLA ADEKUNLE AHMED TINUBU (JAGABAN OF BORGU) BY; COMRADE LUKMAN OLUKAYODE AHMED

 Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu was born in Lagos on March 29,1952.  He attended Richard Daley College, Chicago Illinois, where he earned himself a place in the honors list of the College. Earlier, he attended St John’s Primary School, Aroloya and Children’s Home School, Ibadan for his elementary education. He subsequently proceeded to the Chicago State University, Illinois where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Management). During his undergraduate years, he was honored with the Outstanding Student’s Award, The University Scholar’s Award and the Certificate of…

Garba @56: A Golden Toast For Kano’s Chief Image Maker By Abba Dukawa

Despite the convulsion threatening the survival of the contemporary society, one can still boast of great men, though few, who stand tall in the society. Men who write their names in gold while others write theirs in charcoal. In the heart of thousands of people, they can never be forgotten. The names and good deeds of such men will always shine like stars. Such individuals of unique characters are celebrated everywhere, an action which encourages them to reach their peak, thereby serving as an impetus to younger generation. Giants strides…

Kwara Gov celebrates quintessential statesman LAK Jimoh at 80

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated elder statesman and historian, Alhaji L’Aziz Jimoh on his 80th birthday anniversary. “On behalf of the government and people of Kwara State, I felicitate with the great historian, prolific author, and statesman Alhaji LAK Jimoh on the occasion of his 80th birthday anniversary. A top Otoge champion, Alhaji LAK Jimoh is no doubt a leading voice in our people’s longstanding struggle for a new order that recognises their right to human dignity and impactful development,” the Governor said in a statement by his…

Meet hijab-wearing Political Activist,Aisha Yesufu 

Who is Aisha Yesufu? Aisha Yesufu is a Nigerian social and political activist who came to prominence for her role in speaking up for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls in 2014. Aisha Yesufu was the co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girl (BBOG) campaign that tirelessly held protests demanding for the rescue of the 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by terrorists in Chibok. Full data profile of Aisha Yesufu Full name: Aisha Yesufu Age: 46 Birthday:  December 1974 Height: 5″10 Alma mater: Bayero University, Kano State of origin:  Edo State State of residence:…

The other sides of Oyetola: Tribute to my Principal @ 66 By Ismail Omipidan

Today, Tuesday, September 29, 2020, is the 66th birthday of my Principal, Adegboyega Oyetola. To celebrate him, I have elected to speak about a few of his attributes as a leader. Interestingly, those attributes, one of which is the fact that running a State in a depressed economy is possible, have not only changed my perception about taking up the job of a media aide to a complete stranger, but have further rekindled my hope about the future of our State and the country at large. I have said it…

My Angel is 60 By Rauf Aregbesola

My sojourn in Kaduna in the 1980s, first for my youth service and later for a paid employment, will remain ever memorable. This is because it was there that I found the love of my life, Iyaafin Sherifat Abidemi Aregbesola. I was a dashing young man with long hair and ideological fire burning in my soul. I had been caught in the throes of the ideological fervour of the time. I left The Polytechnic Ibadan fired with idealism and was prepared to change the world. People of my generation actually…

Suleja Council Chairman,Abdullahi Maje felicitates with IBB @ 79

Executive Chairman of Suleja local government council and the Interim President of ALGON, Hon Abdullahi Shuaibu Maje has felicitated with former Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on the occasion of his 79th birthday. “Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Rtd) is an uncommon leader whose wealth of experience will continue to benefit the state and the country at large”. “I wish him good health and long life”! “Happy birthday sir!” Abdullahi Maje said.