Thursday, 25 June 2015

GOTNI Opens Registration and Online Payment Portal for Emerging Leaders Conference 2015

The Emerging Leaders Conference ‪#‎ELC2015‬ is here! Registration portal is now open and Yes, you can register and pay online when you click  HERE

Emerging Leaders Conference 2015 is a gathering of 3000 young Nigerians under 40 who will contribute to RETHINKING NIGERIA and showing her leadership possibilities across all sectors of the economy. 

Early Bird registration cost for #ELC2015 is Ten Thousand Naira only (N10, 000) and lasts till July 31.
Normal conference fee will take effect from August 1, 2015 and costs Fifteen Thousand Naira only (15, 000).
The news broke here first for your own benefit. Grab your early bird offer now and share with your friends too.
Participants are expected from the 36 states of Nigeria and of course the FCT too, which is the host city.
Emerging Leaders Conference holds on Sept. 11-12 at The International Conference Centre, Abuja.

Friday, 19 June 2015

3 THINGS EVERY LEADER SHOULD KNOW

In 2014, Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) rated Nigeria as 136 corrupt country in the world.

Nigeria has experienced infrastructure deficit, political instability, cash crunch and other contributing factors that has kept us in the league of third world nations. Despite our environmental factors, Nigeria’s perceived way out of its challenge is its willingness to embrace good governance. A large number of Nigeria’s population have indicated that if we get our leadership obligation right, we would rid corruption to a minimum. There is no doubt that a lot of awareness has been done by civil societies and non-profits, however, most of them lack the structure to accommodate aspiring leaders, groom them as well as direct their paths into the political fabric that embodies the leadership of our nation, their structure ends in simulation and not in the field of play. You realize that beyond these challenges, that leaders are able to transcend, however, there are competencies they need to develop to fire up their influence and acceptability by the citizenry, which endorses their role.

3 things every leader should know
  1. Leadership style should transcend culture
Culture in this context is not necessarily ethnicity; it is nepotism, disregard for merit, and low esteem for hard work and diligence. A leader’s style is who he is, with principles based on personality ethics of standards that has stood the test of time. These values are embedded in our habits and ultimately become the destiny of our nation. If we commit to create and internalize accommodative styles of nurturing global networks, appraise processes and systems to expose what works, and eventually implement results of what works to collectively engage our community of citizens, this is of utmost a style that absorbs value and excellence and not people by bias.

Friday, 12 June 2015

GOTNI Announces Emerging Leaders Conference 2015

GOTNI announces Emerging Leaders Conference 2015, with the theme RETHINKING NIGERIA: LEADERSHIP FOR POSSIBILITIES. This conference is held annually and have had speakers like Prof. John Adair, George Fraser, Myles Munroe, Genevieve Nnaji, Prof. Jerry Gana, Dayo Israel, Joshua Awesome, Blossom Nnodim amongst many world influencers in previous years.

The conference, which will hold on the 11th and 12th September 2013, at the International Conference Centre, will host over 3000 emerging young leaders this year, from among those making a difference in their communities, establishments, organization and states.
The gathering of these young leaders is aimed at setting an agenda for Nigeria as they contribute to the policies as their own governance roles as citizens. 

GOTNI Appoints a 40-Man Team: Begins 4-weeks Leadership Development Training

In a new move for the sustainability of GOTNI programs and mandate, and expansion move to the Leadership centre in Abuja, a 40-man team have been appointed. This appointment which came on the heels of the movement of the GOTNI headquarters office to a new location at 4 Oyi River crescent, off IBB way Maitama in Abuja was to equip 40 GOTNI volunteers who will be representing the cause for Leadership Development across Nigeria and the world.
A 4-weeks training began on Monday, June 8, 2015 at the Leadership Centre to introduce the vision and the modalities of operations to the team as GOTNI embarks on  a large scale reach out to schools, communities, target-groups, people-groups, organisations and government. The Leadership Centre will also roll out the Leadership certificate programs which will provide capacity for legislators, people, and target groups across Africa soon.

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Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Linus Okorie Participates in the Pan African Youth Parliament 3rd Intergenerational Dialogue in South Africa



Linus Okorie was privileged to be invited to participate in the Pan African Youth Parliament's 3rd Intergenerational Dialogue & the 6th ordinary session of the third parliament of the Pan -African Parliament.
The dialogue held at the precincts of the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, Republic of South Africa from May 22nd to May, 2015. 


Nigeria's Foremost Leadership Development Coach bags a Master Degree in Organiszational Leadership from Regent University, USA

Linus Okorie is known to many as The Leadership Doctor due to his 21-year old commitment to deliberately groom Nigeria's next generation of leaders. 

Starting off as a 19 year old college student, Linus set out evangelising Nigeria on the need for Integrity, Courage, Great Communication skill, Self-development amongst many other values as the only way to become great leaders and in turn develop the nation. He was one of the proponents of the fact that leadership is everyone's responsibility and is not just positional, in Nigeria. Having established his non-profit organisation Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI) in 2004, he has not looked back. 







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Thursday, 7 May 2015

GOTNI Talks with the Canadian High Commission Abuja




The GOTNI Leadership Centre is a great investment by Nigerians who are joining GOTNI to fully institutionalise Leadership Capital Development in Africa starting from Nigeria. It was on this promise, that a GOTNI Delegation paid a visit to the Canadian High Commission on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 in Abuja.

It afforded the organisation a platform to communicate the projects of GOTNI to the country of Canada and with excitement, we look forward to great collaborations in bringing leadership grooming resources and facilitators to Nigeria.

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