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#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Don’t Get It Twisted, Anger is Good

#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Don’t Get It Twisted, Anger is Good

Friday, March 29th, 2013

There is a new movement – that of the anti-activist activist. People who have made it their business to turn against those who have made it their business to criticise government or politicians.
Well, all of them presumably love Nigeria…

#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Achebe’s Last Gift to Us

#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Achebe’s Last Gift to Us

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Humans endlessly search for significance in everyday occurrences, especially death, and for me I have chosen to find significance in the death of global icon Chinua Achebe just before the final week of this series.
It was Achebe who inspired…

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: So What If People Have an Agenda

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: So What If People Have an Agenda

Monday, March 25th, 2013

I have a friend who works in the change maker spaces and he has approached his passion for country with a single-mindedness and aggression that can be compelling. Everyone says he wants to be a politician – that the reason…

#NewLeadership series with Chude Jideonwo: Bursting the Bubble of the Comfort of Government

#NewLeadership series with Chude Jideonwo: Bursting the Bubble of the Comfort of Government

Friday, March 1st, 2013

I have taken to cracking a particular joke with my friends over the course of the past two years as I have paid close attention to the way that power and politics work in our society – that it is…

#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Where is the Nuhu Ribadu We Loved?

#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Where is the Nuhu Ribadu We Loved?

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

I have to confess; I never really understood the concept of round pegs in round holes as regards governance. Or to put it more directly, I had never understood it in relation to people who are competent or effective at…

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: The Channels Television Example

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: The Channels Television Example

Monday, February 18th, 2013

There are very few people who read the news who haven’t heard about the Nigeria Police College in Ikeja, Lagos. Before January, this was just another victim of the institutional rot that defines public life in Nigeria. One documentary after,…

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: There’s Something About Government

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: There’s Something About Government

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

My orientation about government began to change in 2009. Before this time, I had always felt – sadly without any historical or evidentiary… perspective – that Nigerians can transform Nigeria, in spite of our government.
I came into awareness of

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: Pick A Spot & Start Digging

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: Pick A Spot & Start Digging

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

As we grow older and the responsibilities begin to pile up, we start to face the ‘real’ world and a lot of our idealistic ideas drops – we will hear more of some of the chatter you have been hearing…

#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Soaring On the Wings of Hope

#NewLeadership Series with Chude Jideonwo: Soaring On the Wings of Hope

Friday, January 25th, 2013

A lot of Nigerians who want to try and change their country and who have a zeal to do so are being discouraged by the myriad of challenges that abound.  There’s the school of thought that there’s so much to …

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: Underestimating the Problem & Overstating Our Capacity

#NewLeadership Series With Chude Jideonwo: Underestimating the Problem & Overstating Our Capacity

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

 There is a truth young Nigerians need to know – and it is that if many of us find the privilege to step into public office today, we will act the exact same way as many of those whom we …