Nurtural versus Natural Leadership; Reflections from Studership 2.0 Leadership Programme

Last week was incredibly amazing! The week started with an online engagement with participants of the Studership 2.0 Leadership Programme – emerging leaders from 38 countries in five continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America). It is believed that young people are the greatest assets of any nation, and our contribution to personal and global development is quintessential. As leaders however, we need […]

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FUNAAB Students holds symposium on Agriculture and Sustainable Development

As part of their contribution in ensuring sustainability in the development of the agricultural sector within Nigeria, students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta on Wednesday, 8th May, 2013 organised a symposium focused on ‘Agriculture and Sustainable Development; Aspirations and Roles of Stakeholders’. The students – under the auspices of the Association of Plant Physiology and Crop Production Students – brought together stakeholders in […]

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ADM-Foundation launches ‘YouthSpeakDevelopment’ (Online Opinion Bank)

In ensuring the participation of young people in the development process of the African continent, an online opinion bank – YouthSpeakDevelopment – have been launched by All for Development Foundation (ADM-Foundation). With youths constituting over 60% of the African population, it had been observed that they (youths) possess strong, unimaginable zeal for the development of their countries and the continent, thus, the need for their […]

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The Ant Philosophy

 I read Jim Rohn talking about teaching kids about a simple but powerful concept — the ant philosophy. He thinks everybody should study ants. They have an amazing four-part philosophy, and here is the first part: ants never quit. That’s a good philosophy. If they’re headed somewhere and you try to stop them, they’ll look for another way. They’ll climb over, they’ll climb under, they’ll […]

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TURN ADVERSITY TO ADVANTAGE

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles. Sometimes, we face several challenging situation that gives us the opinion that the tunnel of adversity bears no end. This is the case of Kunle, a 10-year-old boy who decided to study judo despite the fact […]

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IMAGE – five daily practices to guarantee a brighter future by Alimi Wasiu A.

Alimi Wasiu (Managing Director, Walim Global Enterprise) INTRODUCTION A statement by Julia Cameron Read: “Most of us are not raised to actively encounter our destiny. We may not know that we have one. As children, we are seldom told we have a place in life that is uniquely ours alone. Instead, we are encouraged to believe that our life should somehow fulfill the expectations of […]

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