September 13, 2007

How Positive Are You?

My inspiration to write this actually came from a discussion i had with another student in the early hours of today. The guy just represented what i will call the larger percentage of the youths in Nigeria. Seeing a positive thing from another person, instead of appreciating it, this boy was just preaching about the bad side of Nigeria and why someone should not do anything for Nigeria because he believes he has not gotten anything from Nigeria. The reason for this write-up is not to spread another bad news about Nigeria, cos the truth is that the most intelligent brains are in this country. The only thing that can limit you is your power of imagination. This person that believes there is nothing good in Nigeria definitely wont get anything good from Nigeria. Sounds like a curse? Of course not, it's just that you get what you believe you can get. Nigeria is just a name, the people in Nigeria constitute what is called Nigeria.
There is a whole lot of power in what you say, because what you say is what you believe and what you believe is what you get. Nigeria needs you to think positively and build on our strong points, we have been talking about the negative side for a long time and it has yielded no good, then try the positive side which is more likely to bring forth better results. Be Positive and always believe that Nigeria is God's own nation. God Bless Nigeria.

September 11, 2007

Strategic Leaders Conference 2007

The Strategic Leaders Conference is being organized by three organizations, Impact Makers Network, Young Disciples International, and Daystar Campus Fellowship with it's theme as "The Enlightened Leader". The aim of the programme is to bring youth leaders on Campus together to deliberate on how best we can affect our immediate environment positively. We believe that before we can transform anything on a national level, we must first make our presence felt in our immediate environment.
The programme starts with a rally on September 29 to sensitize people about the Independence day celebration which will come up on the 1st of October. It's just a way of sowing a seed of patriotism into the lives of the students and it styarts at 11am.The major programme comes up later in the day at 4pm. It's the Strategic Leaders Conference at the Conference Center, Obafemi Awolowo University. Speakers expected at the conference include, Fela Durotoye -C.E.O. VIP Consulting,and leading motivational speaker in Nigeria-, Patrick Adelusi -A internetional consultant to major multi-national companies-, Ngozi Nsien-General Manager, NTA Osogbo-, Mr Samson Adeyemi -State Director, National Orientation Agency, Osun State Directorate- and some other youths that are excelling in their chosen fields. If you want to be one of those that will transform Nigeria, this is just the programme to be. See you there.

In the Thick of Action

As we approach the 29th day in the month of September, it's now dawning on me that it's no joke when you are organizing a big programme. Just getting busier by the day and not likely to have the free time to visit friends as it used to be, especially in the female Halls of Residence. Well, the truth is that nothing good comes so easy. September 29 is the day.