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Tag Archives: Ladipo Adamolekun

Book Announcement: Ládipọ̀ Adámọ́lẹkun’s autobiographical “I Remember” – Tola Adenle

July 20, 2016

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Publishers:          Safari Books Ltd., May 2016.  Ibadan, Nigeria – http://www.safaribooksng.com Author:                Ladipọ Adamọlẹkun, B.A. (Ibadan), M.Phil. (Ifẹ), DPhil (Oxford) Availability:        Major bookshops in Nigeria amazon.com: Paper back (full color) –  $48.50;  Paper back (B & W) – $17.50         […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Issues and Possible Solutions for the Civil Service & Governance in Nigeria: – Ladipo Adamolekun

June 27, 2015

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Book Title:          Civil Service and Governance in Nigeria: Issues and Possible Solutions Author:                Dr. Goke Adegoroye     I would like to congratulate Dr. Goke Adegoroye on the publication of his compendium in two volumes: Governance in Nigeria, Vol. 1 – The Civil Service Pathway and Vol. 2 – Leadership and Political Will. Through this […]

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Nigeria & the way forward (7): Leadership, Institutions and Development – Disjunction in the Nigerian Experience, and way forward – Ladipo Adamolekun .

May 11, 2015

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Being Text of 2015 May Day Lecture delivered at the Invitation of Silver Knights Club, Ibadan By Professor Ladipo Adamolekun, D.Phil Oxon). Adamolekun, an Independent Scholar, rose to scholarship during his tenure at the Obafemi Awolowo U., & he is a retired Lead Specialist at the World Bank.  He sent this from his Iju, Akure […]

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Education Sector in Crisis: Evidence, Causes and Possible Remedies – Ladipo Adamolekun

November 2, 2014

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This is being re-blogged because of the importance of the subject which sees it continuing to bring it traffic even after the caveat on the Home Page of emotanafricana.com. When I posted the final stats for visitors on October 5, “Education Sector …” had 2,405 viewers and by tonight, it had attracted 20 more, bringing […]

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SNC Notes: The present Nigerian Constitution is neither owned by the people nor is it really federal – Ladipo Adamolekun

October 19, 2013

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Being paper presented at the Ondo State Roundtable:  Setting Agenda for the National Conference PREAMBLE FOR THE RECORD I would like to thank the Governor for inviting me to this Roundtable.  I accepted to be a participant because I’ve been a supporter of the movement for the convocation of a Sovereign National Conference since the […]

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“If a person in Singapore cannot account legally for the wealth he has amassed, there is a presumption of corruption that he must disprove.” – Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew

June 16, 2013

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Service AND GOOD DEVELOPMENT PERFORMANCE by Ladipo Adamolekun Paper delivered at a Public Service Forum organised by Oyo State Civil Service.  Friday, June 14th 2013. PROLOGUE By the end of the 1950s, a first-class civil service had its headquarters in this sprawling city, Ibadan.  It was the Western Nigeria Civil Service (WNCS).  The following is […]

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Corruption lies at the heart of the underperformance of public sector organisations in many developing countries – Joe Abah at Iju Public Affairs Forum

March 25, 2013

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This is a medium-length paper from the Iju Public Affairs Forum Session held on Thursday, March 21, 2013.  I have no doubt it would be welcome by many regulars to this blog as quite a lot of the regular readers are men and women of letters while those with no long strings of educational qualifications […]

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President Obasanjo’s acts of omission and commission contributed to the ineffectiveness of the two corruption-fighting agencies he started – Ladipo Adamolekun

March 3, 2013

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Integrity in the Accounting Profession and the Problem of Corruption in Nigeria – Ladipo Adamolekun “He that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, he shall dwell on high“ – Isaiah 33:15 Talk delivered at the Annual Dinner/Awards organised by the Akure District of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Saturday, March 2nd […]

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Education Sector in Crisis: Evidence, Causes and Possible Remedies – Ladipo Adamolekun

January 26, 2013

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Being text of  the 2012/2013 Distinguished Lecture of Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State. Thursday, January 24th 2013. “Trained talent is the yeast that transforms a society and makes it rise.” – Lee Kuan Yew, former Prime Minister of Singapore in his “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965-2000”  ========== […]

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“Say hello to uncle” sub-culture cannot drive major Nigerian languages into extinction – Professor Sola Oke at Iju Forum

October 1, 2012

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by Tola Adenle The Nation on Sunday, August 17, 2008 This is the third year of the Iju Forum, an initiative of Professor Ladipo Adamolekun, a one-time professor of Public Administration at the University of Ife whose last employment with the World Bank before retirement was headship of the Togo Mission.  Even though Adamolekun is […]

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