The Excellence in Leadership Conference is an annual leadership development conference that brings together Nigeria’s finest leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals and innovators to share leadership lessons and ideas that will transform the current state of affairs in Nigeria and across the continent of Africa.
Save the date and get ready for a life-transforming encounter as the 2015 leadership development conference is tagged “Servant Leadership” and will feature ten powerful speakers.
These speakers includes Sam Adeyemi, Senior Pastor, Daystar Christian Centre; Nike Adeyemi, Founder Real Woman; Kayode Fayemi, Former Governor, Ekiti State; Victor Adeyemi, Senior Pastor, Global Harvest; Poju Oyemade, Senior Pastor, Covenant Christian Centre; Victor Oladokun, CEO 3D Global Consult; Lanre Olusola, Founder The Catalyst; Gabriel Ogbechie, Founder Rain Oil Limited; Samuel Olatunji, Co founder, International Trinity College; Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, ex-professional athlete; Femi Adeoti, MD/CEO Inlaks and Kunle Afolayan, Filmmaker.
Sam is a dynamic pastor, teacher, author and life coach. He is the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos and the President of Success Power International. He has a God-given mandate to teach scriptural success, leadership and financial principles.
He founded the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) which is raising a new kind of leaders who will serve as catalysts in the transformation of Africa and the whole world.
He presents ‘Success Power’ and ‘Excellent Leadership’ television broadcasts which are viewed on TV channels around the world. He is married to Adenike Adeyemi and they are blessed with children.
Pastor Poju Oyemade
Pastor ‘Poju Oyemade is the Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, one of the fastest growing churches in the nation. He is a teacher of the Word of faith with insight into how believers can apply biblical principles in a pragmatic and practical way in their daily lives.
This dynamic pastor hosts regular Faith Seminars, Single’s Summits, Financial and Business Seminars where believers are taught the undiluted Word and how it can be applied directly in their situations to produce results, God’s way.
The West Africa Believers’ Convention (WAFBEC) is another outreach of his ministry where renowned faith ministers come together to preach the word of faith.The aim of this meeting is to re-ignite the fundamental truths that birthed the Word of Faith Charismatic Movement.
The Platform – Worker’s Fair and National Development Fair are also outreaches of his ministry. He is also the host of two regular television programmes which include Insights for Living and The Quantum Leap (TQL).
The Catalyst, Lanre Olusola, is recognized as one of Africa’s Premier Life, Mind, Emotions and Behavioral Change Coaches working with individuals and organizations to transition from where they are to where they desire to be.
Originally trained as an Engineer at the University of Lagos Nigeria, Lanre is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Boston Massachusetts USA, An ASET U.K Certified Life Coach with years of experience and expansive studies in the fields of Psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Performance Improvement Management, Human Cognitive Behavioral Psychology, MetaMedicine, Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT), Matrix Reimprinting and more.
In his quest to transform one mind at a time, Lanre uses platforms such as social media, TV, Radio, Seminars, Workshops and more to get his life-changing messages to as many people as possible. Over the years, Lanre has built his brand on consistency – facilitating the positive change of individuals and organizations that seek his services. Amongst his many accomplishments, is the VSP model (A 5 Star Performance Model), he developed and has been used by the Stanford University’s Affiliate Faculty of the Institute for Venture Designs and other Institutions. He is married with children.
Chioma Ajunwa-Opara is the first and only Nigerian athlete to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. A graduate of the University of Lagos with a first Degree in Human kinetics and Health Education, she was conferred special Golden Jubilee Independence Awards by former President Goodluck Jonathan for her contributions to sports development in September 2010,
CPS Chioma Ajunwa-Opara who also works an officer with the Nigerian Police Force is presently the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Ogudu Police Station, Lagos state. Her commitment to human development and underprivileged informed her establishment of the Chioma Ajunwa Foundation. Ogudu She is happily married to Pastor Howell Chidera Opara and they are blessed with.
He is the senior pastor of Global Harvest. He is the senior pastor of Global Harvest, a fast growing church with branches in Nigeria, United Kingdom and South Africa. A man with a heart for evangelism, he travels internationally teaching God’s word and ministering healing to the sick.
Passionate about spreading the gospel through church planting, crusades, conferences and publishing of books as outreaches of his fast growing ministry, he hosts of the
‘Transformation Today’ television program.
As a spiritual mentor to many, Victor Adeyemi is committed to seeing individuals discover, develop and deploy their potentials so they can fulfill their divine assignment. He is married to Jumoke Adeyemi and they are blessed with four lovely children.
Dr. Kayode Fayemi is the former Governor of Ekiti State. He is the former Governor of Ekiti State, Nigeria. He holds a Doctorate in War Studies from King’s College, University of London. Amongst other academic and public policy engagements at home and abroad, Dr. Fayemi has lectured in Africa, Europe, America and Asia. He has also served as an adviser on Transitional Justice, Regional Integration, Constitutionalism, Security Sector Reforms and Civil-Military Relations to various governments, multilateral institutions and development agencies.
Among his publications are: Mercenaries: The African Security Dilemma, co-edited with Abdel-Fatau Musah (Pluto Press, 2000); Deepening the Culture of Constitutionalism: The Role of Regional Institutions in Constitutional Development in Africa (CDD, 2003); Security Sector Governance in Africa: A Handbook (co-edited with Nicole Ball, CDD, 2004) among others.
Dr. Fayemi is a leading member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and chaired the party’s National Convention Planning Committee that conducted the transparent and credible Presidential Primary election which produced the party’s Presidential Candidate for the February 14, 2015 general election, Gen (Rtd.) Muhammadu Buhari. He is married with children.
Adekunle Afolayan is one of Nigeria’s foremost 2nd generation filmmakers. He is one of Nigeria’s foremost 2nd generation filmmakers and son of the highly respected Adeyemi Afolayan (Ade-Love), a passionate theatre artist who co-pioneered the movement from travelling theatre to the celluloid film format. Kunle’s works have transcended the boundaries of the ordinary and is producing a fresh crop of new Nigerian cinematography that raises global standards. Kunle’s foray into the film industry started with his cast in Tunde Kelani’s multiple award-winning movies Saworoide and Agogo Eewo, earning him the first accolades from the industry for his portrayal of the trials of an estranged and endangered Yoruba Prince.
A graduate of the New York Film Academy, Kunle’s first full-length movie, Irapada, gave credence to his unique versatility as an Actor, Producer and Co-director. His works have garnered acclaim and set box office records to unprecedented proportions. Most recently, his movies The Figurine, Phoneswap and his most recent Blockbuster Movie (OCTOBER 1) as well as other productions from his stables have been featured and showcased variously at international film festivals across the globe. He is married with children.
A young gospel music artiste with a difference, founder of Rocktown Records. A young gospel music artiste with a difference, Frank Edwards learned to play the piano from his father when he was young and began singing at age ten. He became a born-again Christian in his teenage years and has since released six albums and many hit singles to his name.
Widely renowned as Nigeria’s leading gospel rock artiste with many songs in all musical genre, he is also a music producer and founder of Rocktown Records which is raising a generation of several young upcoming talents.
In 2011 he was nominated as the Gospel artiste of the year in the sixth annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA). He won the award for the best Gospel Rock artiste in the first annual awards, West Africa best male vocalist in 2012 and best hit single at the love world awards 2012 amongst others
Nike is the founder and director of the Real Woman Foundation. She is the founder and director of the Real Woman Foundation, a non-profit organisation empowering women and children through practical initiatives and subsidiaries such as vocational skills training school, family school rehabilitation programs and love home orphanage. Nike is the presenter of ‘Real Woman with Nike Adeyemi,’ a global TV broadcast where she and her guests share wisdom with women on various life issues.
She speaks in conferences around the world with a unique grace for emotional healing.
With an MSC in Architecture, OAU, Ife, and an MBA from Business School, Netherlands, she further trained in strategic perspectives for non-profit management at Harvard Business School. She is a fellow of the Institute Researches and Administration of Nigeria and a member of the Nigeria Institute of Social Workers among others.
She is married to Sam Adeyemi, blessed with three children and is a mother to many at Love Home Orphanage, Magodo, Lagos.
A media, communication, and leadership consultant. He is passionate about Africa’s present and future. A media, communication, and leadership consultant, Victor Oladokun is currently the CEO of 3D Global Consult. Professionally, he has held numerous executive management positions in the non-profit and corporate sectors, including the Christian Broadcasting Network in Virginia Beach, USA; Cadbury Plc Nigeria; and the Leventis Group Nigeria. Over two decades, Victor Oladokun has produced several critically acclaimed international TV programs that have reached a global audience, and won numerous awards for media excellence.
Victor has an earned Doctorate degree in Strategic Leadership from Regent University in Virginia Beach, USA; a Masters degree in Communication (TV & Media Management) from Regent University; and a B.A. in History/Political Science, from the University of Ife, Nigeria.
As a widely travelled public speaker, he is passionate about Africa’s present and future place in the global space. He is married with children.
Gabriel is a pioneer member of the Lagos Business School Owner Management Programme. Mr. GABRIEL OGBECHIE is a 1987 graduate of Production Engineering from the University of Benin. He began his early career in Kano as a Factory Engineer in 1989, following which he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants. In 1992, he joined Ascon Oil Company Limited where he headed the Sales and Operations function.
In 1997, he founded Rainoil Limited, a Downstream Oil and Gas Company. By the Grace of God he has been able to grow the company from very modest beginnings to a Group with investments spanning Retail, Bulk Storage, Logistics and Shipping.
Rainoil Limited owns and operates; 34 petrol service stations spread across the country, a 50millon litre capacity petroleum storage depot in Oghara, Delta State, a 40million litre capacity petroleum storage depot in the Calabar Free Trade Zone, Calabar, a fleet of over 70 tank trucks for distributing petroleum products across the country and 6 ships for importing petroleum products into Nigeria.
Mr. Gabriel Ogbechie has attended several management courses locally and internationally. He is also a pioneer member of the Lagos Business School Owner Management Programme (Class of 2002).
He loves playing tennis and testament to his passion for the sport, Rainoil Limited sponsors several tennis tournaments.
He is married to Godrey Ogbechie and they are blessed with three lovely children
Femi Adeoti is the MD/CEO Africa operations for Inlaks, a multimillion dollar Information Technology Company. He has a record of deep industry experience and leadership spanning a period of about 25 years. Prior to Inlaks, he served as Head of Regional Business (West Africa) for Cisco Systems (an IT Multinational employing 60,000 people globally) where he was responsible for extending the Cisco brand as the leading global Information technology organisation in Africa.
Before Cisco, Femi was with the Computer Warehouse Group where he delivered key IT Solutions to leading clients in Financial, Oil & Gas and Telecoms segments. Femi also worked with Comtec Systems in New Jersey, USA where he implemented a new strategic technology platform to drive global infrastructure.
Femi has a First Degree in Electronics Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, an MBA from ESUT Business School and another MBA in International Finance from the University of Liverpool, UK. In addition, he has some certifications from the Lagos Business School in Project Management among other trainings both local and offshore.
He is married to Sola Adeoti and they are blessed with children.