...Excellence, Integrity and Political Responsibility
The affairs of IPEL are vested in a Governing Council which is headed by a President and Chairman of Council. The Council is however, empowered to co-opt men of high standing and integrity from several sectors of the economy for the furtherance of her objectives. While the Council is a policy-making body, it executes its policies through its standing committees as well as adhoc committees for specific assignment.
is the highest policy formulation organ of the Institute. The council functions through the Secretariat and Committees.
The President of the Institute is the Chairman of council and head of the Executive Committee of the Institute. He directs the programme and mandate of the Institute on behalf of members.
The Secretariat of the Institute is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute. At its helm of affairs is the Registrar who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute. He is assisted by Deputy Vice Presidents (Corporate and Public Affairs, Programmes and Membership)
Committees of Council In order to enhance the quality of the decision- making process, the Council may appoint permanent or ad hoc committees which may be responsible for any areas of activities in which a committee’s contribution is required. At the present time, the following committees are established by the Council
1. Executive/Strategic Planning Committee comprises the Immediate Past President, President, Registrar and all Council Committee Chairmen. This committee is responsible for meeting and taking strategic decisions on the running of the Institute in line with the policy directives of the Council. The President is the Chief External Verifier, as the Institute is an Awarding body, and a Professional Membership Organisation.
2. Education/Quality Assurance Committee is responsible for setting standard of education for the certificate and professional examinations of the Institute. The Committee primary responsibility shall be to develop detailed assessment methodology, instruments of assessment and documentation to be used for assessment. Prepare and review syllabus and programme contents of the Institute’s academic and professional awards, and to ensure that it conforms to the standard of education established by the Institute, and the regulatory authorities. It shall be responsible for reviewing and approving manuals published for the institute’s courses and recommending appropriate texts for all levels of the Institute courses as may be necessary
Role of the Chief Verifier-Role of the Chief Verifier-The main role of the Chief Verifier is to ensure that the standards of the internally assessed components of IPEL qualifications and membership are consistent across centres and External Verifiers over a period of time, ensuring rigorous monitoring of external verifiers for accredited qualifications. In addition they provide on-going feedback regarding the internally assessed elements as appropriate. Chief Verifiers are assigned to a sector area or an individual qualification, based on their expertise. They provide support and guidance to the team of External Verifiers working within the given sector area or qualification ensuring rigorous external verification of assessment decisions. This may include helping External Verifiers to interpret the standards, accompanying External Verifiers on quality visits and sampling visit reports.
3. Membership Committee is responsible for evaluating membership applications for any grade of membership and upgrading before recommending possible actions to the Council. It is also responsible for providing guidelines for membership and monitoring implementation of membership policy enunciated by the Council.
4. Ethics and Disciplinary Committee is responsible for reviewing the Institute’s policy on ethical conducts of members and marketing practitioners and for setting up a system for monitoring and impacting ethical considerations by members in the conduct of their profession and businesses. Also, the committee is charged with the responsibility for developing a feedback system with the secretariat, members and organisations and ensures that disciplinary matters referred to it are reviewed and recommendations made to the Council for necessary action
5. Training and Consultancy Committee is responsible for setting standard and policies on training and consultancy activities of the Institute and carrying out consultancy services and training as may be requested by the secretariat. It shall set standard for assessing centres offering the Institute courses on full-time or part-time basis. Accreditation of such institution shall be based on the outcome of the recommendation of the committee. It shall be responsible for reviewing application for registration of training centres/providers of learning and where the Institute courses are offered. The committee shall review performance of centres from time to time. It may carry out inspection or visitation as may be necessary to assess suitability and quality of centres and advise the council appropriately. The committee is responsible for establishing the process for implementation and incorporation of emerging trends from the industry, and recommend the process for Mandatory Continuing Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (MACPEL) Programme for every category of members.
6. Training and Consultancy Committee is responsible for setting standard and policies on training and consultancy activities of the Institute and carrying out consultancy services and training as may be requested by the secretariat. It shall set standard for assessing centres offering the institute courses on full-time or part-time basis. Accreditation of such institution shall be based on the outcome of the recommendation of the committee. It shall be responsible for reviewing application for registration of training centres/providers of learning and where the Institute courses are offered. The committee shall review performance of centres from time to time. It may carry out inspection or visitation as may be necessary to assess suitability and quality of centres and advise the council appropriately. The committee is responsible for establishing the process for implementation and incorporation of emerging trends from the industry, and recommend the process for Mandatory Continuing Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (MACPEL) Programme for every category of members.
7. Events Committee is responsible for organising formal events such as induction, award ceremonies, conferences, workshop, seminars, local and overseas tours, reception of delegations and other formal occasions designed to enhance the image of the Institute.
Dr. Sulaimon Adigun Muse, the Head of Department of Political Science, is currently a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education. Dr. Muse has more than nineteen (19) years of experience in classroom teaching. His areas of interest are in Political Science, education and entrepreneurship. His core competencies are in the area of comparative analysis, international relations, public policy, elections and good governance, citizenship participation and local governance. He has published in many reputable journals in national and international journal outfits. He is a sports enthusiast, he also loves listening to news and engaging on current affairs. He is an Alumnus of the University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa. He also belongs to many professional/academic organizations at both national and international levels.
He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow and Pioneer President and Chairman of Council, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL); Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS).
Chief (Dr.) Ozo Uchenna Elochukwu Ezeani, a prominent traditional title holder (Ife Agulu), is a renowned technocrat and civil service innovator and strategist of global repute. He is currently the Director Planning, Research and Statistics and Procurement, Anambra State. Dr. Ozo Uchenna Elochukwu Ezeani is a Social and Political entrepreneur of great repute. Ife Agulu (the Light of Agulu) is a well versed and influential civil servant, a social mobilizer and transformer with over three decades of meritorious service and exemplary leadership. He is a recipient of Honourary Doctorate Degree from Ashland University, Ohio, USA; prestigious Award of Excellence for Exemplary Leadership from National Productivity Centre; Transparency Leadership Award by Private Council for Assessment and Recognition of Excellent Performance (P-CAREX Transparency International). Ozo Uchenna Elochukwu Ezeani is a member of several national and international professional associations including: Fellow of International Peace Institute and Crisis Management (FIPAC); Fellow of Institute of Educational Management of Nigeria; FIEM Fellow and Council Member of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, (FCEnt) and Fellow and Council Member of Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL). A man endowed with marvelous charismatic leadership, he is the current President, Rotary Club of Awka Municipal of District 9142.
Born in Benue State of Nigeria, Jimmy Terhemen Ajim has spent a total of 31 years in Public Service – 5 of those in the Power Sector, where he worked briefly with the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), and the remaining 21 years in the Petroleum Sector, where he distinguished himself as a Protocol and Logistics Officer with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), now Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. Jimmy has also worked in the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources as Protocol Officer to the Presidential Adviser on Petroleum & Energy, Late Dr. Rilwanu Lukman (1999 – 2001) and as Chief Protocol Officer to three Ministers of Petroleum Resources: Dr. Edmund Daukoru (2002 – 2005), Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu (2014- 2019) and Deputy Manager, Protocol International Liaison to Chief Timipre Sylva (since 2019).
A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Nigeria Guild of Orators, Nigeria Institute of Management, Institute of Management Consultants (as a Fellow) and, Chatham House London, Jimmy is also an accomplished Public Relations Practitioner and a renowned philanthropist, as well as a great Social and Community Development Mobilizer. A measure of his accomplishments in these areas can easily be seen from the following:
1) His exceptional performance of the Protocol and Public Relations duties assigned to him was openly recognised and acknowledged by the Team from the College of Petroleum and Energy Studies Oxford, England for the establishment of the College of Petroleum & Energy Studies in Kaduna in 1996;
2) It is due to his excellent performance that Jimmy has been able to serve several Nigerian Ministers of Petroleum Resources at regular intervals in the past 21 years;
3) When he was appointed as the NNPC Liaison Officer to the National Assembly, he successfully facilitated the appearances of the Minister, Group Managing Director (GMD) and other top Management before the Senate and the House of Representatives Committees on Oil and Gas. He also travelled extensively with these legislators on oversight assignments to NNPC facilities, locally and Internationally.
4) It was on the basis of his satisfactory performance that he was later transferred to NNPC London Office in 2014, to oversee all international logistics engagements of the Minister, Board of Directors, Foreign Partners and NNPC - sponsored Legislators visiting or transiting in the UK.
5) As the current President of a non-governmental organization, Ior Gboko Foundation (IGF), Jimmy has brought all of these attributes to bear in the way and manner he successfully mobilized both the members and the needed resources to execute several projects that have remained of immense benefit to the residents of Gboko, the traditional headquarters of the Tiv people of Nigeria. These projects include the installation of four transformers in strategic locations in Gboko to boost power supply and; facilitation of a Skills acquisition Centre at Yandev (donated by Senator George Akume) for training of youths in vocational skills to keep them off the streets.
In the area of education, Jimmy Ajim, who is currently a PhD student in Management, holds a Master of Art (BA) Management and Post Graduate Diploma Management (PGDM), both from Kingston University London. He earlier graduated with a Higher National Diploma (HND) Business Administration from the famous Yaba College of Technology, Lagos in Nigeria. All these academic achievements came after his elementary education at St. John’s Primary School Gboko and Korinya Secondary School between 1967 and 1978.
Additionally, as a widely travelled man, Jimmy has visited many countries and attended several international professional courses, such as the Executive Certificate Holder in Transformational Leadership & Management from Africa Institute of Public Administration (AIPA) in 2020; Leading with emotional intelligence, Houston Texas USA (2018); American Management Association MBA Workshop, New York (2018); Business Leadership and Diplomatic Protocol, London (2017); Building more Effective Teams, Harvard, USA (2017); Washington School of Protocol, Washington (2015); The Contracts and Project Management, California, USA (2013); Leadership and Management Skills for Senior Officers, Washington, USA (2011); Managing Public Relations for Strategic Edge, Maryland, USA (2010) and; Protocol and Public Relations Course, Borough College London (2004).
Just recently, Mr. Jimmy Ajim was specially nominated to participate in the Global Leadership & Management (Pre-Investiture) Masterclasses online, as well as the Fellowship Induction, and Honorary Doctoral/Post-Doctoral Investiture Award Summit scheduled for Singapore in March 2023. His nomination and invitation to this summit are in recognition of his “achievements and outstanding performance in the various leadership and management roles” he has functioned in over the years, according to the joint hosts of the Global Leadership & Management programme. Drr. Ajim, whose hobbies include Sports, Reading, Music, and watching airplanes taking-off and landing, is happily married with 2 children: Richard and Mimidoo (all in the UK universities). Dr Jimmy Ajim is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow and Council Member, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL) and Fellow and Council Member, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt)
Assoc. Prof. ThankGod Oyinpreye Apere is a Former Commissioner, Bayelsa State, Nigeria and Current Director of Entrepreneurship, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State . Assoc. Prof. Apare is a Fellow and Council Member of Nigerian Economics Society; Fellow and Council Member of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow and Council Member, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL) and Fellow and Council Member, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt)
Dr. Oyefemi Ismail Oyetunji is a Chief Lecturer in Accountancy Department, The Polytechnic Ibadan. He has over 20 years lecturing experience after his over 10 years of industrial experience. He is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management (IBDFM). former Head of Department of Accountancy, former Director of Continuing Education Centre and currently the Dean, Faculty of Financial Management Studies, all of the Polytechnic Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow of Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL); Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and an Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS).
Abdulwaheed Adelabu Salihu is a Professor of Finance & Public Management is the Chairman, Board of Fellows, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship (IPEL) as well as Advisory Board Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt). He bagged his PhD in Management Science with biasness in Public Management, specializing on Finance & Public Management from the prestigious Management University, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia. He had double Master degrees, namely M.Sc. in Islamic Finance and Banking and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Kolej Universiti Inshania, Malaysia and Ekiti State University, Nigeria respectively. He bagged his B.Sc. (Mathematics & Education) with Second Class Upper Division from University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
An educator, political and public sector entrepreneur of international repute, he belongs to the following professional bodies, i.e. Association of National Accountant of Nigeria, Institute of Management Consultants Nigeria, Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Institute of Public Management Nigeria, Association of Entrepreneurship Scholars, The Academy of Management, Nigeria, Malaysian Institute of Management, Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance, Nigerian Institute of Management, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt), Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL) and Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Nigeria. He is a certified national accountant, and chartered management consultant, and principal partner with STM Consults, Abuja, Nigeria.
Professor Abdulwaheed Adelabu Salihu has contributed academic research works/articles in conference proceedings, chapter contribution, and reputable national and international journals. He has equally authored textbooks in Islamic finance and public finance. Presently, he works with Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State at the Department of Business Administration. Presently, he is the Director, Centre for Research Commercialization (CRC), Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State. He has expertise in Islamic Economics, Public Finance, Global Finance & Economic Crisis and Public Sector Economics.
He is the current Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Oyo State, Nigeria
Blessed and renowned global peace and human rights advocate who has reached all four corners of the World with social services. In this cause he had received vitally important and different accolades as well as recognitions in area of his chosen field. He is man who raised his voice towards world peace, social justice, humanitarian activities, diplomacy, media, campaign on racism helping hand to those in critical condition and welfare to educational development. Amb.Prof.Buhari Isah is Hausa by tribe, Nigerian by nationality, he was borne and brought up in Dole-Moriki Zurmi Local Government, Zamfara State Nigeria. He obtained these educational qualifications as such as Primary School Certificate, Junior Secondary School Certificate, Senior Secondary School Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree and Doctorate Degree. .
He also participated some professional training in these fields : Agora/UNICEF-Humanitarian Action (Module 1/5 Fundamental of humanitarian Action:2019,UNICEF-Principles Guiding Humanitarian Action (2/5 UNICEF Fundamentals of Humanitarian Action:2019,UNICEF-Emergency Response (Module 4/5 UNICEF Fundamentals of Humanitarian Action):2019,UNICEF-The International Humanitarian System and Co-ordination (Module 3/5 Fundamentals of Humanitarian Action):2019,UNICEF-Emergency Preparedness (Module 5/5 UNICEF Fundamentals of Humanitarian Action) :2019,UNICEF-Child Rights and Why They Matter:2019,UNICEF-BSAFE(English)2019,UNICEF/UNESCO-Sustainable Development, Amnesty International Academy-Course Introduction to Human Rights:2019,UNDSS-Courses-All Security Professional Courses:2019,Mahadeva Brazil Institute-Acupunture Course:2020,Mahadeva Brazil Institute Reiki Course:2020,St Joseph College-Covid 19 Awareness Course:2020,Panimalar Medical College Hospital and Research Institute-Covid 19 Awareness:2020,United States Institute of Peace-Introduction to Peace Building:2020,Nem Care Group of Institutions-Covid 19 Awareness”2020,Shiram Shikshen Santsha Panin-Covid 19 Awareness:2020,World Health Organization Emergency Preparedness Courses -Hand Hygiene, Based Learning Introduction to Health Sector, Emergency Response Management, Operational Planning Guidelines and Vivid 19 Planners Platform to Support Country Preparedness and Response, Waste Management, Introduction to go to Data Field Collection Chains of Transmission and Contact Follow Up,Global Health Cluster Coordination Essential for Member States:2020, Heroes Against Covid 19- Covid 19 Awareness:2020,Intensity Education-Covid 19:2020,Global Institute of Health Care Management (GIHM)-Covid 19 Awareness:2020,I TRAVEL Green-I TRAVEL Pledge Course:2020,Disaster Organization-Procurement Course:2020, Jayawatrao Sawant Institute of Management and Research-Online Business Course:2020,Gulf Medical University Dubai-Covid 19 Awareness Course :2020,Noida Institute of Engineering-Covid 19 Awareness Course:2020,Maharashtra Institute of Technology Auragabad-Covid 19 Awareness Course:2020,Dr.Rajendra Bode College of Pharmacy Meljapur-Covid 19 Awareness Course:2020,Pragyan International University India-Covid 19 Awareness:2020. .
Bolivarian School of Human Rights and Chaplains Venezuela-Honorary Doctorate on Human Rights:2019,Bolivarian School of Human Rights and Chaplains Venezuela-Honorary Doctor of Philosophy Human Rights and Diplomacy:2019,Albashir Institute of Journalism-Honorary Doctorate of Peace and Human Rights:2019,Institute of European Roma Studies and Research into Crimes Against Humanity and International Law Belgrade Serbia-Honorary Doctorate Peace and Human Rights:2019,ITMUT Institute Brazil-Doctor Honoris Causa on Peace and Human Rights:2019,Dynamic Peace Keeping Academy Nigeria-Honorary Doctorate on Peace and Human Rights:2019,World Excellence Council Philippines -Honorary Doctorate on Humanitarian Services:2020,Tripla Difesa Onlus Italy-Honorary Doctorate on Human Rights and Diplomacy:2020,Gandhi Peace Foundation Nepal: Honorary Doctorate on Peace and Mahatma Gandhi Philosophy:2020. Moreover, he has received honorary professorship awards from various institutes in the world, such recognitions came from Bolivarian School of Human Rights and Chaplains Venezuela-Honorary Professor on Human Rights and Diplomacy, Institute of European Roma Studies and Research Into Crimes Against Humanity and International Law Belgrade Serbia: Honorary Professor of Humanity, Honorary Professor of Literature, Honorary Professor of Legal Science, Honorary Professor of Diplomacy, Honorary Professor of Peace and Mediation, Honorary Professor of Peace by Leadership in Education Academy and Leadership, Honorary Professorship in Humanities by Jiazo Bible College University USA/Zambia, Honorary Professorship in Humanities by Revival Bible University Nigeria, Honorary Professorship in Humanities by on Religious Studies by All Nations Bible Institute and & Projects South Africa, Honorary Professorship in Humanities by Isibusiso Solwazi School of Theology South Africa, Honorary Professorship in Humanities by International Open University of Humanity Health Science and Peace USA, Honorary Professorship in Humanities by Profitable Word Theological University/Seminary Ghana.
International Peace Ambassador by Gandhi Peace Foundation Nepal, Ambassador at Large Africa, by Gandhi Peace Foundation Nepal, Peace Ambassador by Institute of European Roma Studies and Research Into Crimes Against Humanity and International Law Belgrade Serbia, World Peace Ambassador by Bolivarian School of Human Rights and Chaplains Venezuela, Ambassador of Human Rights by Zendo International Martial Arts Turkey, Diplomatic Ambassador by International Non Violence Organization Italy, Ambassador of Education by Asean University International Indonesia, Peace Ambassador by Chaplains Rescue Mission Abuja Nigeria, Human Rights Ambassador by Chaplain Rescue Mission Abuja Nigeria, Great Philanthropist by Chaplain Rescue Mission Abuja Nigeria, Ambassador of Climate by Climate Action Through Education Philippines, Ambassador of Peace and Education by Leadership in Education Academy and Development Philippines, Ambassador of Peace by People Awareness Council India, World Humanitarian Ambassador by People Awareness Council India, International Peace Ambassador by International Peace Ambassador Academy Jordan.
Appointed as International Diplomatic Ambassador Worldwide Nations by International Diplomatic Worldwide Nations/Government International Kingdom Association of Common Wealth, Appointed as International Executive Coordinator by Law Abiding Citizens Alliance Group Philippines, Appointed as President in Nigeria by Tripla Difesa Onlus, Appointed as Nigeria Chancellor by Zendo International Martial Arts Turkey, Appointed as International Advisor by World Against Corruption India, Appointed as Chairman of the Diplomatic Committee Nigeria by The League of Arabs People Organization, Appointed as Head of Africa Nations by Access to Human Rights International, Appointed as Global Co-ordinator by Zendo International Martial Arts Turkey, Appointed as Director of African Countries by International News Agency Rotana News Egypt, Appointed as International Consultant by Leadership in Education Academy and Development Philippines, Appointed as President Cholan Book of World Records Nigeria by Cholan Book of World Records India, Appointed as World Coordinator of Selective World Presidents by Cholan Book of World Records India, Appointed as Head of Africa Nations by WAC Global Human Rights Foundation India, Appointed as Director of Bolivarian School in Nigeria by Bolivarian School of Human Rights and Chaplains Venezuela, Appointed as Commissioner of Peace and Human Rights by Confenacapv Venezuela, Appointed as International Advisor by Climate Action Through Education Philippines, Appointed as Representative in Nigeria by Peace Wings and Democracy International Organization Canada, Appointed as International registrar by ITMUT Brazil, Appointed as Director in Nigeria by ITMUT brazil, Appointed as President in Nigeria by Institute Educando Para Paz Brazil, Appointed as Head of Africa by Gandhi Peace Foundation Nepal, Appointed as International Diplomatic Director of Revival University Nigeria, Appointed as Honorary International Coordinator of Krisna International Institute India, Appointed as International Prospective Director of Jiazo Bible College University USA, Zambia, Appointed as Regional Director of School of Leadership USA, Appointed as International Human Resources Director of Desher TV USA, Appointed as Nigeria office Manager by American Board/UK, Appointed as International Certified Trainer by European Board UK, Appointed as International Media Consultant by London Academy for Media Training and Consulting, Appointed as Registrar of Mahatma Gandhi International Virtual University India, Appointed as Head of African Countries by London Book of World Records India, Appointed as Nigeria President and Coordinator of all African Countries by Alliance of the Peoples of the World Russia, Appointed as International Director of Human Rights and Diplomacy by Alliance of the Peoples of the World Russia, Appointed as International Advisor by DK International Research Foundation India, Appointed as Global Advisor by Yes You Can International UK, Appointed as Fellow of Research by Independent Perception and Research Hub Bangladesh, Appointed Peace Corp Volunteer by International Peace Corps Association India, Appointed as International Director by The Miracle Charitable Trust India, Appointed as Fellow Member of Saint Martin’s Centre for Research and Accreditation Commission Australia, Appointed as President of African Nation by International Peace Committee of Peace for Interfaith Harmony Pakistan, Appointed as Editor of News by The Daily Global Nation Bangladesh.
National Taskforce To Combat Illegal Importation Small Arms and Light Weapons National Conference on Porous Boarder Challenge 2008,United Nigeria Chaplaincy International Peace Conference 2015,United Nigeria Chaplaincy International Peace Conference 2016,United Nigeria Chaplaincy National Conference 2017.
World Record Holder of Cholan Book of World Records 6 Times all in Area of Social Activities, World Records Holder of OMG World Records, World Records Holder of Hope International Book of World Records 2 Times, World Records Holder of Genius Book of World Records, World Record Holder of WAC Book of World Records, World Records Holder of Jeetlee Book of World Record 3 Times. He however held the position of Supreme Grand Master of Martial Arts with 10th Dan Black Belt. As international diplomat, he was recognized by several royal houses with royal titles as Grand Knight First Class of Ottoman Empire Sovereign Order, Duke of Ottoman Empire Sovereign Order, Sultan Imperial Prince of Ottoman Empire Sovereign Order, Grand Prince of Royal House of Transilvania, Shahzada of Grand House of Manack Royal House, Secretary General/Public Relations Officer of Grand House of Manack Royal House, King of Kutai Mulwarman Kingdom Indonesia to Nigeria, King of Katapagan Valley Philippines to Nigeria, Prince of Jerieng Royal House Indonesia, Grand Prince of Raja Bali Utama Indonesia. In action to appreciate his wonders and humanitarian services in his country home Nigeria, H.E Amb.Dr.Yunusa Dan Malikin Minna and Kuta turbaned his as Sardaunan Dan Malikin Minna Niger State Nigeria just to appreciate hugely on his dedication and selfless service to society within the radius.
In addition he was spiritually appointed as Ambassador of Ahlul Bait Under the Leadership of Sheikh Shareef Muhammad Mukhtar Mai Haza RTA which this position is valuable and vitally important to his sect in line of Sufism. In his capacity as social worker, he published fifteen international publication with six local publication. In the juncture to share with world leaders he presented fifty papers in area of peace, human rights, humanity, harmony, diplomacy, interfaith, education and media. He is obsessed and keen to serve humanities and to support peace assessment in our polite world as well as helping hand in educational development. He is a Fellow of Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIME); Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBE) ; Fellow of The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN); Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt) and Fellow, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship (IPEL).
A well-versed, resourceful and cerebral entrepreneurship educator. An internationally-acclaimed Doctor of Financial Management and expert in Entrepreneurial Finance, Investment Analysis, Enterprise Risk Management and Financial analysis. A born teacher, educational administrator and manager of great repute. Maryam Abdu is currently, the Chairman of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). Kaduna Chapter, and under her able leadership Kaduna Chapter won the ‘2015 Best Branch’ Award of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). A trailblazer in Africa’s Female Entrepreneurship, Maryam Abdu is a Senior Lecturer at Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, and the Coordinator, Kaduna State Consultancy Services Unit of Management of Kaduna State University. Her research interests lies in Financial Management, Entrepreneurial Accounting and Finance, Female Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management among others. Maryam Abdu has many journal publications both at home and abroad and presented papers at Conferences both at home and abroad. A professional par excellence, Maryam is a Fellow and advisory board member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship; Fellow, Institute of Business and Retail Management; Fellow Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered); Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration; Member, The Institute of Management Nigeria and Member, International Research and Development Institute among others.
Professor Isa Mohammed Adamu is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics at Taraba State University, Jalingo. Until his appointment to the current position, he doubled as the Dean of Management Sciences and the TETFund Desk Officer. A 1988 Bachelor of Economics graduate of the University of Maiduguri, Prof. Adamu obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a PhD at the International Islamic University of Malaysia in 2014. With many years of work experience, Prof. Adamu started his career as a Lecturer at the Kaduna Polytechnic in 1990-and 2015 and he later joined the services of Taraba State University, where he rose to become a Senior Lecturer. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administrators of Nigeria, a Fellow at the Institute of Management Consultants, and a Fellow and Council Member of the Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Fellow of The Global Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He hails from Kunini, Lau Local Government Area of Taraba State
Arch. Akosu Paul Oryina holds a Master Science degree in Architecture from the prestigious university of Jos, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the project management institute, United Kingdom and a certified Quality Management System (QMS) auditor with specialty in developing, managing and monitoring business systems, structures, polices and processes. A devote Christian and a minister of the Gospel with Dunamis International Gospel Centre. His personal mission is to inspire as many young people as possible through entrepreneurship to find success in life.
In 2015, he was a member of the bank of industry’s youth entrepreneurship program YES-P, and also member of Dr. Sam Adeyemi’s coaching program (SACP) and Dr. Sam Adeyemi’s CEO classes of 2018 and 2019. An astute entrepreneur, inspirational speaker and a philanthropist, he is the Managing Director of SOLAP Group with interest in Manufacturing (furniture), construction and real estate. Through him, Solap Furniture Ltd was founded in 2015 and the company has grown into a multi-million naira establishment offering top of the range corporate and educational furniture items to Nigerian higher institutions with products in use in almost all the higher institutions in the North East, North West and North Central regions and a few institutions in the South West and South South.
In giving back to the society and inspiring others to find success in life, he co- founded Empowered Generation Foundation with his wife in 2018, the program has trained over Ten youths in carpentry, welding and leather works while twelve others are currently on scholarship in secondary school. He is happily married to his Jewel; Mrs. Josephine Paul and are blessed with three children; Queen-Esther, Daniel-Wisdom and Eben-Doochivir. Professionally, he is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects and Project Management Institute, West Africa. Akosu Paul enjoys playing golf and he is a member of several golf clubs and also the Rotary club. Arch Paul Akosu is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow and Council Member, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL) and Fellow and Council Member, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt)
Agbana is a Lecturer with the International Institute of Tourism and Hospitality and Head of Entreprenuership Unit. He is a Commonwealth/ILo certified Trainer of the GET Ahead for Youth in Enterprise Training programme 2011. Mr. Agbana is an enterprise development specialist with a special focus on Youth and Women entrepreneurship development. His passion for entrepreneurship grew from his early day at the University of Calabar which made him to join the Junior Chamber International club (JCI) a leadership training organization for youth in the world. Mr. Agbana was amongst the first trained to master the GET Ahead for Youth in terprise Training manual in Namibia, and he has facilitated the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Capacity Building training manual in Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. And he has facilitated in numerous Training of Trainers’ programmes under the ILO, the Commonwealth Youth Programme, that provides basic business skills and vocational training for youth resource centers in Namibia using the ILO ‘GET Ahead’ entrepreneurship training tools. Presently, Mr. Agbana is the Bayelsa State Coordinator for Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship of Nigeria, he is consulting for different organization on enterprise development and strategic planning, he is also a lead facilitator for the Nirsal-CBN Entreprenuership training. He brings with him a wealth of experience in communication and transferring of skills, development project management, monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment of youth development programmes He is a Professional Economist from the University of Calabar 2003, MSc. Economics and PHd Economics in-view.
An Agricultural Economist, former member of House of Assembly, former State Director, NOA and Permanent Secretary LG Service Commission. He is currently the Permanent Commissioner, State and Local Government Contributory Pension Commission, A political entrepreneur of great repute. Fellow of the Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship of Nigeria and its Pioneer President.
Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Shuaibu Babagana Kirim is a consummate management consultant with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Business Management from the University of Jos. He also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the same University. Abdullahi Kirim was confer with a Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in Leadership, Business Administration and Community by Institute of Leadership Manpower and Management Development (ILMMD) in 2022. He is a member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) Chartered, Institute of Management Consultant (IMC) Fellow, Certified Management Consultant (CMC, Global), Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance (CILG, USA), Fellow, Chartered Institute of Human Resources Management Nigeria (CIHRM) Fellow, Institute of Management Specialist (IMS) Fellow, Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management (IBDFM), Fellow, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL); Fellow, Distinguish Fellow, Lifetime Member Award, Institute of Leadership Manpower and Management Development (ILMMD) Fellow, Institute of Directors (IoD) Member, amongst others. Dr. Abdullahi Kirim, sits on many company boards as director and he is currently the Managing Director/CEO, Karimlamido Nigeria Limited and also the Principal Consultant, ASBKIRIM Consulting Ltd, Abuja. He is a Resource Person and Course Facilitator both locally and internationally. Dr. Abdullahi Kirim is the Coordinator of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship of Nigeria (ICENT) FCT, Adamawa, and Taraba States respectively from 2018 to date and also the Coordinator Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance (CILG, USA) Adamawa State from 2021 to date. Coordinator of Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management (IBDFM) Taraba State 2020 to date. Hon. Abdullahi Kirim is the National Secretary Association of Property Managers of Nigeria (APMAN) from 2017 to date.
Political activities - Hon. Abdullahi Kirim is the current director of contact and mobilization, Grassroots Movement Group (GMG) a campaign group for All Progressive Congress (APC) the ruling party in Nigeria since 2015 to date, Contested for House of Representatives in 2019 general election to represent the good people of Ardo-Kola/Karim-Lamido/ Lau Federal Constituency of Taraba State under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Kirim was also a House of Representatives hopeful in the 2011 general election, contested under the defunct People's Party of Nigeria (PPN) to represent the good people of AMAC/ BWARI Federal Constituency of the FCT. Community activities - Hon. Abdullahi Kirim played a very active role in his community of Kirim and also in Karim -Lamido Local Government Area and Taraba State at large where he becomes the National Vice President of Wurkun Community Development Association (WCDA) the umbrella body of Wurkun Tribe World Wide from 2017 to 2021. A member of board of trustees of Kirim Community Development Association (KCDA) and Lifetime Patron. Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Kirim holds the title of (SARDAUNA KIRIM). Dr. Abdullahi Shuaibu Badagana Kirim, MNIM FIMC, CMC, DFILMMD is the Chairman of ASBKIRIM Foundation a private independent Nigerian philanthropic organization committed to improving the interventions implemented by Not-for-Profit, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) registered and working in Nigeria. The Foundation was established in 2010 by Hon. Abdullahi Kirim a serial entrepreneur. Hon (Dr) Abdullahi Kirim is happily married to Dr. Khadija Suleiman Ibrahim a public health practitioner and are blessed with 4 children.
A well-rounded civil engineer and manager, Kabir Olaoye is a Peace Ambassador, social and technology entrepreneur of great repute. A consummate manager, gifted communicator and author, leveraging solid business acumen with natural leadership skills in coaching, mentoring and motivating team performance above expectations. Prince Kabir is a seasoned and top performing professional with unique blend of skills and experience. He is a highly motivated team-player and motivator. Tenaciously focused on the achievement of corporate objectives and always willing to up the ante. He is innovative minded, highly experienced professional with proven track record for improving productivity on any assigned role. He is a Founding member and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship .
Professor Ndedi book was featured among the 28 Best Intrapreneurship Books of All Time (https://bookauthority.org/books/best-intrapreneurship-books). Former World Bank and USAID consultant, chairman of lance d’afrique, Executive Director of Cameroon Human Resources SARL and author of more than 30 books, Alain Ndedi who holds a PhD in business management and another one in forensic accounting, is a professor with an extensive experience in entrepreneurship, finance, and economic development for the past 15 years. He has supervised more than 40 PhD students and approximately 50 Masters students. He was Dean at Saint Monica University, within the School of Business and Public Policy; lecturer of entrepreneurship and project management at the university of Johannesburg, Université de l’entrepreneuriat and at the Higher Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (IME). He is a visiting professor at Hope Africa University and International Leadership University where he teaches Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategic Management, and Organisational Behaviour. Professor Ndedi has consulted for the UNDP, African Union, NEPAD, and many African governments on issues related to public finance, budget management, monitoring and evaluation. Associated as professor with Charisma University since 2014, Professor Ndedi held position at the University of Johannesburg, Researcher at Wits University, Lecturer at Boston College, external examiner at the University of Cape Peninsula, State University of New York (SUNY), and the University of Johannesburg. He worked as Political Analyst at SABC, South African Broadcasting Corporation, a state-owned public broadcaster in South Africa. From 2004-2008, he was Director at YENEPAD, a platform of African scholars based in South Africa working on African renaissance programmes. Professor Ndedi wrote Case studies on Volkwagen unethical behaviour, the war between Komatsu and Caterpillar, the WhatsApp founders Bryan Ancton and Jan Koum, the Maponya Mall in Soweto, the battle between Coca Cola and Pepsi, the google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the Douala Stock Exchange, Yahoo downfall, and the Shell corporate irresponsibility behaviour in Nigeria. He is a Fellow/ Council Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICENT) (ATIMENT); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBENT) and The Global Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).
Ifatimehin Olayemi Olufemi is a young academia and works in the Department of Public Administration, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Kogi State. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration with specialization in International Administration, Developmental Administration and Public Policy Analysis. He has published locally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Olayemi is widely travelled trainer, facilitator and a consultant. He is a senior member of ICENT, direct member of DSA UK, Member NPSA, member TRCN and a Board Member of Research and Innovation Board in PAAU among others. He is a recipient of several awards, some of which include best graduating student t undergraduate level, best staff 2020 of the faculty of management sciences, PAAU, most innovative staff of the department of public administration, PAAU among others. Dr. Ola’s passion is to empower the young ones with practical and pedagogical skills to succeed, create wealth and improve the economy of Nigeria. Education must be to tool to edge out poverty in Nigeria and in indeed Africa is his strong belief. Dr. Ola, is happily married to Rhoda and the union is blessed with a child Olabisi. Dr Ifatimehin is a Fellow of Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL), Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN) .
Distinguished Professor Sir, Dr. Christopher Oyat (Management and Training) is a Ugandan academic and professional who has climbed the ladder systematically and commendably well. He holds a Bachelor degree in Social Sciences from Makerere University (Kampala); a Master of Arts degree in Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University; a Doctor of Letters Degree (Business Organization with a specialization in Community Organizations) from St Clements University; a PhD in Management from The Business University of Costa Rica; a Doctor of Science degree in Management and Business Research (Ad Eundem) from Ballsbridge University; a PhD in Development Studies from Prowess University (USA); and a Honorary PhD in Management from IIC University of Technology (Cambodia). He has successfully supervised researches of over 140 undergraduate students to completion at Gulu University; successfully supervised 48 Master Degree students’ postgraduate researches to completion in Uganda; has successfully supervised / reviewed / examined 4 (four) thesis of PhD students to completion; and successfully evaluated two candidates for promotion to full Professorships. Distinguished Professor Sir, Dr. Christopher Oyat is a renowned Consultant in Uganda who has executed over 15 Consultancies, with the main focus on Civil Society Organizations. He has attended international conferences; and has been Guest Speaker to many schools and colleges of learning in Uganda by providing career guidance to students so that they are empowered to make informed choices in the selection studies in university education. He is a PhD Reviewer at Ballsbridge University.
He is an approved internal and external examiner for postgraduate research reports. Distinguished University Professor Sir, Dr. Christopher is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Arts Management and Professionals in Nigeria – www.ijamps.com refers; in October 2021, he received the Institute of Arts Management and Professional Studies’ (IAMPS) Leadership Gold Award for Professional Excellence for his Achievements in Research and Quality Learning Management System – www.iamps.edu.ng refers; a Honorable Global Advisory Council Member at Global Institute of Finance and Management (USA); a Board Member at International Chartered World Learned Society (USA); Board Member at The Chartered World Order of the Knights of Justice of Peace (USA); a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (FCIEA –UK) which operates under a Charter approved by Her Majesty the Queen of UK; a Fellow Chartered Educator (FCE – India) and Co-opted Member with Education Board for Accreditation – an intergovernmental organization operating under intergovernmental Government Charter; Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arts Professionals (FCIAP – USA) with the following verification code: 1896 for the main purpose of authentication; a Fellow of Board of Quality Standards (FBQS hon.) in the Commonwealth of Dominica; a Chartered Knight (MNDKOA – USA); a Life Companion at Institute of Management Specialists (Comp IMS – UK); Life Doctoral Fellow at European Institute for Financial Directors: (DFEIFD – Accredited by Ministry of Education in Latvia); Life Doctoral Fellow at Institute of Professional Financial Managers (DFPFM – UK); Certified Education Manager and Certified Non – Governmental Organization Manager by Institute of Management Specialists – UK; and a Country Director of International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, with the main duty in helping the institution in matters of accreditation and its promotion. Distinguished Prof Sir, Dr. Christopher Oyat is an approved Professor recognized by the following institutions of Higher Learning: a recognized Professor of Management by The Business University of Costa Rica; recognized Distinguished Professor of Management and Business Research by Ballsbridge University; a recognized Professor of Management at Sastra Angkor Institute (Cambodia); a recognized Professor of Management by the University of Hertfordshire (UK); a recognized Professor of Management by St Clements University; a recognized Professor of Development Studies by Prowess University (USA); and a Senior Lecturer at Gulu University in Uganda. He has successfully published 46 research works in professional and academic journals; and has received 22 Certificates of Excellent Teaching and Commitment to his academic and professional duties from students of Gulu University.
Distinguished Prof Sir, Dr. Christopher Oyat has lectured at Gulu University since 2003 with no interruption. He is a person who strongly believes in academic and professional resilience and commitment in service delivery. He is an outstanding deliverer / performer in various assignments given to him to execute; a reliable and dependable Distinguished Professor when called for service; a committed academic and professional Guru; a strong supporter of learner-centered approach – based on the principles enunciated by UNESCO and UN ECOSOC. Distinguished Prof Sir, Dr. Christopher believes that learning that individuals have got from various sources throughout their life should be impartially assessed, recognized, validated and accredited (formal, informal and non-formal learning). Prof. Dr. Christopher Oyat is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, (FCEnt); Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FCSBE); Fellow of The Global Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (FCGEP) and Fellow of Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL) (FIPEL)
All the way from the hinter lands of Kpanche in the Ozongulo clan of Bassa Kwomu district of Bassa LGA of Kogi came a wonderful, bright and intelligent fellow: Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu. Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu began his Primary Education at the Roman Catholic Mission School, Sheria, Bassa LGA of Kogi State where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in the year 1990. He further proceeded to Government Science Secondary School, Oguma, Kogi State, between the year 1990 to 1995 and thereafter transferred to Biriadu Community Secondary School, Abocho, Dekina LGA of Kogi State to Obtain his Senior Secondary Certificate in Education (WAEC ) in the year 1996. Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu began his Tertiary Education life in a humble atmosphere where he choosed the huge part of knowledge and self-development, and it earned him a National Diploma in Business Administration at the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja in 2001, A Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science with Second Class Upper Division in 2005, A Master’s Degree, and ultimately a Ph.D in Public Administration in 2014 and 2020 respectively at the Kogi State University, Anyigba, Kogi State now Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Kogi State.
Because of his constant search for knowledge, the young Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu further proceeded to National Teachers Institute, Lokoja Study Center, affiliated to the University of Ilorin, Kwara State to Obtain his Post Graduate Diploma in Education in the same year 2020. Dr. Tukura's quest for existence in a challenging scenario after his mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps in the College of Education, Ekiadolor, Benin, Edo State in 2006 drove him into the ever competitive banking sector where he served as Relationship Manager, Head of Operations, Branch Operations Manager and ultimately a Branch Business Manager in a career spanning close to Sixteen years now at the United Bank For Africa Plc and Firstbank of Nigeria Ltd respectively. This great moments in the banking sector have built in him a pool of knowledge via Professional trainings in information Technology, Cyber security, Monetary policies and evaluation, Banking reforms and Credits advancement. Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu is highly certified and professionally potent in both Banking and Academic exigencies in view of his various professional certifications in both managerial and entrepreneurial levels. Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu is a huge asset to the Bassa LGA Community where he has provided unequalled leadership and political direction in driving the peace efforts and developmental strides of his people.
This singular act of commitment earned him an appointment with the Kogi State Government as the Chairman of the Governing Council, Kogi State College of Education (Technical) Kabba, Kogi State. Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu is an embodiment of ideas and he has proven it all in his career, Community and public service engagement. Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu have over six awards from various institutions not also excluding the religious bodies for his selfless and humanitarian services to the masses. He is a Fellow of Institute Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); Fellow, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt) and Fellow, Institute for Political Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IPEL) (FIPEL). Dr. Tukura, Peter Tuwohu is a wonderful husband and loving father of three boys.