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June 20, 2018

Utomi, Agbakoba, Okpanachi Headline Emerging African Leaders Conference

Leading minds in Nigeria’s civil liberties community are set to address an international conference for emerging African leaders scheduled to take place at the Domus Fidei Hotel, Ikeja,Lagos, November 25, 2017. Senior Advocate of Nigeria and NBA nominee for the Nigerian Supreme Court, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba will speak on the State of the Nation to expose future leaders to problems and prospects facing them, while Professor Pat Utomi, former presidential candidate in Nigeria and founder of Centre for Value Leadership will speak on Ethical Leadership to immerse the future leaders  in the virtues needed for effective leadership in Africa. Others…

Young Nigerian Leaders Inspire Hope

Hope came alive for Nigeria at a recent conference in Owerri, Imo State Capital, when 47 young, bright, hard working, confident and thinking university students stood up for a better and responsible nation. These are Emerging Nigerian Leaders (ENLs) who attended a two-day Emerging Nigerian Leaders Foundation Conference (December 16 – 18), as part of their three-year nurturing programme under the Centre for Social Awareness, Advocacy and Ethics, INC (CSAAEINC). Among other things, the youths showcased over 25 innovative Community Development Projects inspired and supported by the Centre.   ELP Community Projects aim at providing ethical and innovative solutions to…

Corruption Unmasked At Youth Conference

ENLs with CSAAEINC FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, FR. GODSWILL Several young and emerging Nigerian leaders, undergoing an ambitious mentorship training, had a chance to see the many faces of corruption in the country, at the 3rd Emerging Nigerian Leaders Foundation Conference organized by the Centre for Social Awareness, Advocacy and Ethnic (CSAAE), last weekend in Owerri. CSAAE is an international nonprofit educational organization established to address issues of poverty and underdevelopment in Africa. The centre believes that the revitalization of Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit, social and moral sense as well as nurturing effective leaders with the capacities, competencies and character to bring…

Nigerian Physicians and Our Right to Know

Chioma called again! You remember her? The woman her boss was pressing for an affair (See http://theleaderassumpta.com/category/columns/ethics-corner/ or www.csaaeinc.org/blog for full story). I thought she was going to talk about this affair.  No. This time it was about her sick mother. “Could you please pray for her, she is in a hospital at Owerri”, she said. I know her mother, a 65 year old “rural woman”.  I called this woman. “Mama, what’s the matter?” “The Doctor has not told me anything”, she answered. “What medication has he given you?” “He did not tell me, he just said that I will be…