Our Faculty

Sam Adeyemi, dynamic pastor, teacher, author and life coach is the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos, Nigeria, a church committed to raising men and women who would become role models in the society.

His vision to realize the evolution of a New Nigeria motivated him to establish a leadership school called the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) where leadership principles are taught to develop a new generation of leadership for Nigeria and the world in its entirety. He believes that when you build the man, you can change the world.

His presence in the media spans over a decade; he started out with the popular 'SUCCESS POWER', a motivational and inspirational programme on radio, teaching life and success principles. Success Power now broadcasts on radio and television locally and internationally.

His dream is to take the Word to every home on every continent across the world.

He is married to Nike Adeyemi who co-Pastors with him and Ministers healing to women and children through the Real Woman Foundation.

Adenike is passionate about social justice, family, enterprise and education. She is a gracious helper and problem solver, anointed to bring emotional healing to hurting women through the teaching and preaching of God's word. She believes that right parenting and godly values shape children into exceptional Leaders.

She is the founder and president of a non-profit organization known as The Real Woman Foundation. An organization dedicated to empowering women and children economically and socially; through seminars, vocational skills training, a family school, rehabilitation programs and the Love Home Orphanage. Through this organization several abused women have been transformed; many have gone from the streets to having college education, own businesses, while many rescued babies now thrive with the hope of a brighter future.

She is the host of 'Real Woman with Nike Adeyemi' a global TV broadcast where she and her guests share wisdom on issues that affect women.

Adenike, has an MSc in Architecture from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and an MBA from Business Studies Netherlands, She further trained in Strategic Perspective for Non-Profit Management at Harvard Business School. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Researchers and Administrators of Nigeria, a member of the Nigerian Institute of Social Workers among others. She is a recipient of many awards; she serves on the board of other non-profit and for profit organizations. She is a facilitator at The Daystar Leadership Academy.

She has authored 5 books; The Real Woman, Building a successful Home, Woman an Asset to the Nation, Great Parenting and Love code.

She is a Co-Founder and Deputy Senior Pastor at Daystar Christian Centre.

Married to Samuel Adeyemi (Senior Pastor Daystar Christian Centre), she is a dedicated mother of 3 children, and a guardian to many more at the Love home Orphanage.

Kenny Folarin

Kenny Folarin Is a Prolific Speaker, dynamic Pastor, Inspirational Teacher, Trainer and Life Coach. He firmly believes continuous improvement is an invaluable process for increasing consistency and efficiency within an organization. He is passionate about knowledge and helping people harness the power to achieve greatness. He speaks with a unique grace for personal transformation.

A Graduate of International Business Management from OAU Ile-Ife and an MBA from Lagos state University and Prestigious Business School Netherland, (BSN) Holland. He also holds a Master certificate in Lean Six Sigma (LSSBB) from Villanova University USA. He's an associate member of the International Project Management Institute (PMI), American Society for Quality (ASQ) and American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), USA. He has attended several workshops, conferences and Seminars on Leadership and Management.

He currently serves as Associate Pastor and Group Head, Operations with Daystar Christian Centre. He has been in the leadership space for over 15 years and committed to lifelong learning and finding ways to add value in new ways. He speaks to corporate and public audience on the subjects of personal and professional Development. He is happily married with Children.

Boye Oloyede has a passion for developing leaders.

A committed lifetime learner with a passion for leadership and business development. Leader. Project Management Professional. Knowledge worker. Engaging training facilitator. Husband and Dad.

Bolutife Oluyomi has a passion for developing leaders.

His over 12 year's career experience spans the area of Marketing, Management, IT and Human Capital Development. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Presently, he is running an MBA at University of Leicester, UK.

As a Faculty at the renowned Daystar Leadership Academy; he lectures regularly on topics as Success Habits, Leadership, Career Success, Delegation Strategies, Project Management and many other areas; in addition he speaks regularly at seminars and conferences around the country.

Pastor Bolu currently serves as an Associate Pastor in Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos, where he coordinates the Ministry Team; he lives in Lagos with his wife- Olubunmi and their 3 children.

Solomon Kpandei is an Associate Pastor and currently serves as Group Head, Human Resources and office management at Daystar Christian Centre Lagos.

Prior to joining Daystar he has been a Management Consultant with over 10 years working experience in Business Development and Human Resource Management, having occupied management positions in these areas in different organizations.

As an associate consultant, he was involved in corporate restructuring projects bothering on strategy formulation/implementation and institutional development for a number of organizations in both financial and telecommunication sectors.

His educational Background is in Sociology and Human Resource Management, and is currently running an Action Learning MBA programme with Business School of Netherland. ). He has attended several seminars and workshops, including Lagos Business School {Turning Strategy into Action in 2007, Accounting for non-Accountants in 2010}, Executive finishing School by Park Royal Finishing School UK, Projects Management course By JK Michaels, among many others. He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and Nigerian Institute of management (NIM)

He is a regular facilitator at management retreats and training programmes for many corporate organizations.

He is married to Joan and they are blessed with children.

Grace Ofili is a passionate, resourceful and much sought after speaker. Her areas of special interest include: strategizing to reach the lost in creative ways, health awareness and relationship matters.

Before her call to Pastor and to evangelize on a full scale, Grace had a career serving as a certified psychiatric nurse and midwife. She currently serves as an associate Pastor in Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos, a global organisation charged with a specific mandate to raise role models in this generation.

She heads Daystar's Mission and Evangelism team, which directs the organization's soul winning efforts in line with the believer's mandate to go into the entire world and preach the gospel. She is married to Obed Ofili and together they have authored a book entitled "Child Abuse: How Can the Church Help?"

Dele Agbogun is an Engineer by training, a Pastor by calling, and a Family Life Coach by Passion.

He is a Faculty Member of the premier Leadership Academy in Nigeria, the Daystar Leadership Academy. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Business School, Netherlands. He also runs a blog; http://www.senseportal.org/, Twitter: @deleagbogun, Facebook: Bamidele Agbogun

His unusual perspective on issues pertaining to human relationships come to bear in his talks and writings which comes from his personal experiences. He lives everyday with a ready heart to help individuals make their life count. He is married to Uwa, a Human Resource professional; they are blessed with three remarkable children and reside in Lagos, Western Nigeria.

Tunde Adisa is a business coach /mentor and a family counsellor. He is passionate about entrepreneurship & the family. He loves helping small & medium organizations develop their human capital.

He facilitates regularly at the Daystar Leadership Academy & the Daystar Business Academy where he teaches Entrepreneurship & Family Success. He is currently a pastor with Daystar Christian Centre and he's married with children.

Yinka Adesanya, a graduate of University of Lagos facilitates Delegation Strategies, Leadership Development& Dynamics of Vision at the Daystar Leadership Academy. He is an Associate Pastor with Daystar Christian Centre. Prior to joining DLA Faculty, he managed a non-profit project for the economic empowerment of Nigeria youths. He has extensive training in facilitating and consulting for SME'S. He has God's mandate to help people discover, release and maximize their potentials for influence & impact. Yinka is an alumnus of Daystar Leadership Academy, Fate Business School and the Prestigious Lagos Business School (Pan- Atlantic University)

Victor Akinyemi has a Professional Diploma from the Business Education and Examination Council (BEEC) with specialization in Public Relations. He also holds a Post Graduate Degree in Marketing from the University of Nigeria (UNN).

He has attended several courses and seminars in Banking, Agro-export and information marketing, customer service series for MTN Cellular Dealers, policy and procedure for MTN cellular dealers, leadership and strategy. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS), and member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations. Prior to joining the pastorate of Daystar Christian Centre in 2008, his working experience span over 12 years at senior management levels in different private telecommunication companies in Nigeria, managing several portfolios as Sales manager, National sales manager, regional manager and Executive director.

His areas of interest are Leadership, Strategy, Marketing and management. He is an Associate Pastor in Daystar Christian Centre.

Kayode Odutayo is passionate about helping people discover themselves and their place in life. He is the President of Dynamic Impact, an NGO through which he actualizes this passion. He speaks in gatherings within and outside the country. He is also on the Board of Directors of several NGO's.

He is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Yaba College of Technology. He is also a trained system developer and business analyst. His working experience spanned over 7 years at managerial levels as an IT professional. He has attended several professional trainings such as Project Management, Transformational Leadership, Social Intelligence Programs, Microsoft Certified Solution Expert and many more.

He is presently an Associate Pastor with Daystar Christian Centre and a facilitator at Daystar Leadership Academy. He is married and blessed with three children.

Tola Seedy Tola Seedy is a much sought after public speaker and a capacity building trainer within Nigeria. He regularly addresses young people on various platforms across the nation and is on the board of various NGOs providing leadership and vision for the next generation.

A graduate of Lagos State University where he studied History and International Relations, Tola draws on his experience of an underprivileged childhood and his conviction that every man is gifted and can succeed when he focuses on his strength. Tola Seedy speaks with undeniable simplicity and appropriate humour to convey his ideas, making his listeners relaxed and helping them reason along with him. He is an associate Pastor at Daystar Christian Centre and a faculty member of the renowned Daystar Leadership Academy. He is married with children.

Ralph Segun Dada (RSD) has a divine mandate to teach fulfillment principles drawing inspiration from the Word of God.

A graduate of Word of Faith Bible Institute, Ralphael's passion for impacting lives found expression as a teenage boy in secondary school where he served in fellowships and provided leadership for several youngsters. He took this passion to Lagos State University (LASU) where he studied Accountancy and in the course of his study also served in various leadership capacities in his campus fellowship. He had also worked as head of marketing, trainings and customer service in the corporate world before becoming a full time pastor.

Segun has also undergone several Personal Development and Leadership programmes from some prestigious Leadership Development Institutions including the acclaimed Daystar Leadership Academy where he now serves as faculty member and also a facilitator with specialization in Leadership, Leadership Development, Dynamics of Vision, Delegation Strategies, Financial Management and Excellent Oriented Organization. A speaker and teacher, Dada is very Passionate about Leadership, Potential development and Fulfillment of purpose. Author, Conference Speaker, and Associate Pastor in Daystar Christian Center, Nigeria.

Seyi Oladimeji

Seyi Oladimeji is the Chief Responsibility Officer (CRO) of Church Management Consult. He is a seasoned Church administrator and has been in full time ministry for over 20 years.

A member of The Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) with a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resources Management (HRM). He is the President; Rescue Educational Foundation (REF), an NGO with a mission to revamp the educational system in Africa. He is a certified Church Consultant and a member of America Society of Church Consultants. He is a faculty board member of the renowned Daystar Leadership Academy of Daystar Christian Centre; where he served since the church's inception and for more than a decade as an associate Pastor and Director of Administration. He is the president of CASON (Church Administrators Society of Nigeria).

A conference speaker, trainer and author of many books including; Church Administration and Management, Growing your Church from Within, Closing the Back Door of your Church e t c Pastor Seyi believes Churches and Organizations alike should run their outfit professionally and orderly, with sound biblical principles. He lives with his family in Lagos Nigeria.


Steve Akoni has worked in the financial and manpower development sectors as well as administration and management for over twenty-two years. He serves on the faculty of various training and consultancy organizations. He is also the president of Quantum Business School, inspiring the activation of ideas. His personal purpose is to unlock dreams through the application of leadership principles. He serves as trainer and life coach to many evolving organizations and entrepreneurs.

Steve Akoni's primary thrust is leadership development with a special focus on points-men and top associates of organizations. This is reflected in his first book Lean on Me and a new one (in print) Leadership for Associates. His scope also covers spiritual leadership for which he created the platform on which he holds the monthly Prophetic Solutions, an inspirational event where the supernatural power of God is released for personal transformation. He has eight other books in the stable of Prophetic Solutions.

Steve Akoni is a management consultant and trainer turned pastor. He serves as advisor to corporate organizations and evolving entrepreneurs. For many years, he managed an indigenous satellite television company. And as a consultant, he packaged the feasibility studies that birthed one of the most respected news television stations in Nigeria. He serves as consultant advisor to the the public relations organization that holds corporate social responsibility awards in Nigeria. He is a director of the Church Aministrators Society of Nigeria, a regulatory body for church administration in Nigeria. He was once the church administrator for Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos as well the pioneer director of pastoral care. Steve Akoni's leadership contributions earned him a Fellowship Award by the Shaddaiville Leadership Academy, received alongside the Sierra Leone Ambassador to Nigeria. His dexterity in research methods also earned him the Research Fellow Award of the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), an international research centre for Africa under the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. He was a Food Technologist by training before he shifted his focus on leadership and personal development.

Steve Akoni has been a regular radio host and conference speaker for years. He has hosted various daily radio programs including the inspirational Devotion at Dawn, the human resource development series – Management Tips as well as Leadership For Associates. He is also a regular conference speaker. Steve Akoni started his spiritual leadership role at Rhema Chapel International Churches as an intercessor and trainer. He was also a pioneer pastor with Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos. He currently pastors First Assembly, Ogba, Lagos, a ministry he started in 2002 after a celebrated leadership exit at Daystar Christian Centre. He lives in Lagos with his two children and his wife, Araba who pastors alongside with him. .

Dr Chris Williams


The host of Maximize Your Life Television Broadcast-Dr Chris Isioma Williams is a medical doctor by training . A teacher by calling, with a strong bent on the subjects of Leadership, Financial Freedom, Relationship Excellence and Personal /Family Health Management.

The Chairman and Medical Adviser of Haven Pharmacy And Healthshops. He is a facilitator at the prestigious Daystar Leadership Academy where he has taught Personal Health Management for close to a decade. Some of the organizations he has consulted for include, Intercontinental Homes, Sovereign Trust Assurance, Fifth Gear Consulting, Business Minds Consulting, several Non-Governmental Organizations and countless Churches. He is the Senior Pastor of The Headstone Church and the convener of Cutting Edge Ministerial College both in Ilupeju. A regular guest on Dove Vision Satellite TV where he regularly features as special guest on their Healthy Living weekly programs .His personal program-FAMILY HEALTH- also airs on the same station.

He is the author of the two books FAST-TRACK, Recognizing And Attracting Life's Opportunities and FAST TRACK 2 ,Maximizing Life's Opportunities; books that have taken his hitherto busy speaking iterinary to another level all together. He is very happily married to Oluwafunmilayo Ajimo Williams, his wife of Thirteen years.


Your professional skills, confidence and mastery of the subject of leadership were a beauty to behold. You personified the new generation of motivational speakers with passion and drive. We will always wish you success as you continue to empower our new generation of leaders. Femi Mokikan - Executive Director, HR, Seven- Up Bottling Company NIYI ADESANYA was ordained as a Pastor by Rev. Sam Adeyemi in 1998,where he served for 8 years before delving into Itinerant ministry. He preaches on the average once a month on Sundays in different churches and denominations all over the country. Rated by Daily Independent (2007) as one of the Top 10 Public Speakers in Nigeria is an author and managing consultant of Fifth Gear Plus Consulting, an avant-garde company positioned to help organisations maximise the gains of leadership and management.

Niyi Adesanya started his full professional career in 2005 with a motivational speech to the junior and senior staff of the Seven-up bottling company. He moved on to speak to the entire staff of Chevron Nigeria at the company's diversity week in Lagos, Warri, Escraves and Portharcourt. He also spoke on work life balance for the I.T and account departments while the human resource department enjoyed his expertise in team building. His most recent encounters has been with Etisalat Nigeria, where He toured 32 tertiary institutions across the country in 26 months and recently touring more schools. He also gave in-house speeches to the product department and spoke at the Etisalat master-brand programme at the Eko hotel to selected staff members which included all top executives. He has been the keynote speaker for 3 years running at the Etisalat merit awards programme where government officials, lecturers and awardees gather to enjoy his speech. In April 2012, he led his company Fifthgear Consulting, in a rigorous presentation that won them a vendor ship at the newly established First Academy, the training arm of First Bank Plc. Between June to December 2012, he and his team of facilitators have conducted 11 different courses for the academy in different parts of the country Also at First Bank, he gave motivational talks to the credit and risk department and operations department in 4 different regions. He also spoke to a selected staff which constitutes the change agents of the bank's transformation initiative in 2011 and recently, 20 newly appointed Area Service Managers on Effective Public Speaking in 2013. Niyi is the convener of the recently nationally acclaimed platform "Meeting Point"; a 100% interactive platform aimed at bridging the gap between Luminaries and Visionaries. This event held in almost all geopolitical zones of Nigeria. The purely interactive forum with sessions on political, business and career advancement has featured as Luminaries; Prof. Pat Utomi; Director, Lagos Business School, Jimi Agbaje; M.D JayKay Pharmacy LTD and former gubernatorial aspirant, Lagos State, Bayo Olugbemi; M.D First Registrars, Femi Adeshina; President, The Nigeria Guild of Editors, Azubuike Ishiekwene; GMD, Leadership Newspaper, Gabriel Ogbechie; Managing Director, Rainoil, Femi Mokikan; Executive Director, Seven-up Bottling company, Dr. Joe Okie-Odumakin; President Campaign for Democracy, Elvis Ogiemwanye; Head Youth segment Etisalat Nigeria, Rev. Mrs. Laurie Idahosa, Aruosa Osemwegie; Author Getting a Job is a Job, Bishop FEB Idahosa; President Benson Idahosa University, Chief John Odigie Oyegun; Former Governor. Edo State, Austin Lazarus Asimonye; MD/CEO, Austin Laz and Company Plc.

For more than fifteen years, Niyi has devoted himself to researching and studying leadership and applying what he has learnt as a practitioner. His clients include at least one of top three organisations in major sectors of the economy such as; Etisalat, Chevron, MTN, Globacom, Nigerian stock exchange, 7Up Bottling Company, Sterling Bank, UAC Group, Cornerstone Insurance, First Bank of Nigeria and First Registrars. As a trainer, Niyi has spoken on leadership, relationship management, team building, customer service, work-life balance, Assertiveness, mastering change, individual competitiveness, creative presentation and business communication to mention a few. Niyi Adesanya is the author of 'The Speaker' a practical guide to creative speaking and presentation which contains valuable and practical information about the art of public speaking in every sector of the economy. The book also takes the reader through a step by step process with colourful illustrated pages that stimulates the reader's imagination. Placing people at the fore, Niyi Adesanya empowers the bulk of the economically active population through the platform of NAMEit- Niyi Adesanya Mass Empowerment Initiative where he inspires individuals to operate at their peak so they can be outstanding in their various endeavors aimed at a lasting change along the trail. His leadership acumen has been felt on a more personal level as coach to a serving state governor in Nigeria. He is loved by the Nigerian youths and regarded as one of the icons of the next generation. Testimonials

"Niyi Adesanya cuts through issues straight to the bone. His anecdotes, when he uses them, bring the message home, I've not left his meeting without being blessed" Azubuike Ishiekwene - Group MD – Leadership Group & Board member, World Policy Journal We appreciate and commend your insightful, instructive, informative, educative and highly interactive training session we had with you and the immediate feedback from our staff is very encouraging as they can't stop talking about the gains of the training. Customer Care - Globacom

Author and family matters counsellor with an all consuming passion for leadership skill development in life endeavours. He detests ignorance and believes that information based on the knowledge of the truth can provoke change in anyone's life as he says, "no one is too old to learn and utilise lessons learnt to change to embrace their future and give their lives meaning in God".

He was an associate pastor at Daystar Christian Centre before he was released to pioneer the Lighthouse Christian Outreach Centre where he currently pastors. His passion has driven him to attend courses at the Lagos Business School, Phillips Consulting and other Leadership College in other nations. His kingdom life messages focuses on preparing the believers for the market place experience. Married to Olufolakemi, a fashion designer, together with their family, live in the city of Lagos, Nigeria.

Pastor Godman Akinlabi

Pastor Godman Akinlabi is currently the lead Pastor of The Elevation Church, Lagos where he has a God-given mandate to 'Make Greatness Common.'. He is passionate about the role of the Church in the positive transformation of his home country, Nigeria as well as the development of the African continent. He also serves on the faculty of the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) where he facilitates Leadership Development courses. He is the author of a brilliant, practical and highly acclaimed book titled, 'Sexuality: Get a Grip!''. The 7 Commandments of Foolishness is his second book.

He served for 12 years in Daystar Christian Centre, where he held various pastoral positions before being appointed as the Director of Pastoral Care; the most senior associate pastor position in Daystar. A seasoned and highly sought-after public speaker, trainer and consultant, he has taught and inspired thousands of people in churches and conferences around the world.

Godman graduated with a degree iIn Mining Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Akure. An ardent scholar, he went on to obtain a Masters Degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, and also has his MBA in view from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Godman is happily married to Bolarinwa, a banker and a minister of the gospel, and together with their two beautiful daughters, they make their home in Lagos, Nigeria.

Godwin Uwuba’men is a Personal Discovery Coach and Mentor, Human Resource and ProjectGSkVqefk Management professional and the President of DyscoverYou International, Abuja. He trained as a quantity surveyor, and has a background in real estate consulting and management. He was a pastor with Daystar Christian Centre as a Team Head. He holds an MBA in Human Resource Management; an Associate member of Nigerian Institute of Management (ANIM), He is also a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) USA and a faculty member of Daystar Leadership Academy. Godwin Uwuba’men has facilitated leadership and management trainings for several organizations among them are; Entrepreneurial Academy Abuja, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC Trust), and Billboard Advertising Company, Lagos. He is a Certified Enterprise Development Trainer and a Think-tank member of the World Entrepreneurship Forum (WEF) Lyon, France, and also a certified DISC Personality Consultant with Impact Group USA. He is currently the Senior Pastor of His Treasure House International, (HTH), Abuja, and also the bestselling author of Discovering Your Assignment I & II, and The P1:1 Code. He is married to Seun a senior Human resource consultant with Helen Bob & Kester, Abuja.

"Yemi Davids is an anointed teacher, public speaker, Best-selling author and radio host. He believes that man was not created as finality, but a possibility. He has the God given mandate to teach and impart principles of greatness. His radio broadcast (Achieve Greatness with Yemi Davids) cuts across several cities in Nigeria (West Africa), with a wide range of discussion including business, family, career, finance and relationships. He devotes his life to helping individuals and corporations express the greatness within, via strategic developmental trainings.

His vast knowledge in leadership and organizational growth spans over a decade. He works with a mix of clients ranging from inner city people to corporate organizations, religious organizations and governments. He is the Senior Pastor of Global Impact Church, a wisdom-based Church dedicated to helping mankind achieve greatness, thereby creating an indelible impact on the society and the world at large.

He is also the founder of the Living Word Fellowship Nigeria, a vibrant campus ministry network which started from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. He is the author of various books covering vital areas of life. He is the host of the monthly Ministers & Leaders Forum. Yemi Davids lives and works in the city of Lagos, Nigeria, with his adorable wife and children. He is also the founder of the Living Word Fellowship Nigeria, a vibrant campus ministry network which started from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. He is the author of various books covering vital areas of life. He is the host of the monthly Ministers & Leaders Forum. Yemi Davids lives and works in the city of Lagos, Nigeria, with his adorable wife and children."

Bolaji Idowu

Bolaji Idowu serves as the Senior Pastor of Harvesters International Christian Center, a vibrant, multi-center church located in the city of Lagos. He is a dynamic speaker and ardent believer in the potency of the Word and Spirit of God, and the effective ability they have in creating maximum advantage in Life. As one of the leaders of the charismatic wave of transformation sweeping across Africa, he has, for close to two decades, been motivating young people to live their dreams and attain to their maximum potential in life by leveraging the Supernatural power of God.

A graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos, Pastor Bolaji teaches with dexterity in the areas of Business Process Regeneration, Kingdom Finance, as well as Creation and Implementation of Ideas. He is a regular speaker / facilitator in various programmes including the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA). Bolaji Idowu is the chancellor of the Harvesters Spiritual Development College (HSDC), and also the Convener of Thrive – an enterprise development platform designed for "equipping global business leaders". Pastor Bolaji Idowu hosts several life-transforming TV and radio programmes including the "Advantage"; which airs on major stations across the African continent. Pastor Bolaji Idowu is happily married to Omowunmi and they are blessed with children.


OLUWATOMI VINCENT is the Managing Partner of Ivory Solicitors Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria. He is a Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria with several legal victories in his kitty both as a Barrister and Solicitor with expertise in the Laws of Incorporated Trustees, Business Entities', Legal Compliance and Risk Management. In addition to a Bachelor of Law Degree from Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, Tomi holds a Masters of Law Degree from University of Lagos. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Commercial Law and Practice; (Lagos) and a Certificate in Media Enterprise from School of Media & Communication of Pan African University Victoria Island, Lagos. He is an Associate Member respectively of the Nigeria Institute of Management and the Chartered Institute of Taxation Nigeria and also an alumnus respectively of Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and Daystar Leadership Academy. He has also attended many professional and management courses both locally and abroad.

He teaches Law & Ethics at the prestigious School of Media & Communication (SMC) Pan Africa University, Victoria Island, Lagos. He is also respectively a member of Faculty of Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) and Church Management Consult (CMC). He is a long standing Legal Advisor to notable Ministries & Ministers both locally & internationally on the issues of Law & Ministry in Nigeria. He is regarded by many, on account of his Christian ministry inspired deep understanding of law, as an authoritative voice on Legal Issues in Ministry. He is the Legal Adviser to the Lagos State Executive Council of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria. He is also on the Pastoral Board of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) Nigeria. He is the coordinator of Legal Side of Ministry (LSM) Network, an organization dedicated to helping the Christian clergy manage Compliance & Legal Risks. He has authored several books and articles, one of which is Registration of Ministries & NGOs in Nigeria. He pastors KICC Idimu Branch together with his wife Minister Modupe Vincent (a lawyer banker and Certified Personal Finance Adviser). They are blessed with children.

"Praise Fowowe is an International sexuality education strategist / Advisor, family life coach and crisis manager. He is driven by a vision to raise a sexually pure generation of young people in Nigeria as well as build the most desirable families in the country. Sexually abused at age 4 and totally messed up for 14years but saved by grace and thoroughly cleaned by God Praise is a product of grace and a testimony to the fact that everyone can bounce back and bounce up all over again. A highly innovative strategist blessed with original insights on relationships & sexuality issues that has been applauded all over the nation as the most effective when it comes to sexuality and family life issues. With over 14years experience of handling sexuality issues for Families all over the country, Praise is regarded as the nation's leading sexuality education strategist.

As a family life educator, Praise has authored what is regarded as the most complete sexuality education kit for families and schools on what to teach about sex from 18months-18years. As a talk show host Praise hosts Let's talk about sex show on Radio Continental as well as Heart Matters on City FM every week. He has also maintained a column on Friday Thisday newspapers in the last 8years.

He is a first choice facilitator for several governments, educational institutions, religious bodies and corporate organizations on family life related issues and one of Africa's most sought after speakers on family life education. A multiple award winner and a member of the Lagos state steering committee on the prevention of child abuse in the state. Praise Oladimeji Fowowe is the Principal consultant of Center for Sex education and family life. Praise has authored several books including the best selling strictly for Wife and Strictly for Parents series and his latest super kidz is simply off the hook. Praise who started out with a first degree in accounting is happily married to Oluwatosin and they are blessed with 2 lovely children.

Yejide C. Akiode: Author/Education Consultant/Social Entrepreneur

Yejide Christianah Akiode, a graduate of the renowned Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is an ardent and dynamic trainer and speaker. She is an Education Consultant of many years training and experience. She currently serves as the Managing Consultant of I-excel Consulting – an education consulting outfit – and is the initiator of the award winning Young Minds Empowerment Initiative (YMEI), a non-profit and non-governmental organization established in 2006.

Yejide started YMEI during her participation in the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) in Sapele, Delta State and has since used every avenue to reach out to young people. During her National Youth service, she volunteered as a peer educator on the UNICEF/NYSC project where she trained secondary school students on HIV/AIDS as well as Adolescent reproductive health issues. She was further nominated to serve as an Orientation trainer where she trained Corp Members at Orientation Camps at Issele-Uku (Delta State) and Sagamu (Ogun State) respectively. By virtue of her consistency and dedication to youths, Yejide under the platform of YMEI barged an award from a leading and prestigious non-governmental organization called LEAP AFRICA in November 2009 in recognition of her contribution to community and people development. She is also a recipient of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women entrepreneurs' initiative with a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management from the Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.

She is the Author of 'Beyond Classroom Walls book and workbook' and the editor-in-chief of the company's FREE termly newsletter on International education - 'R.E.A.D'. She is married to 'Toyin Ezekiel and they are blessed with a very handsome Son – Oluwaseyitan Daniel Akiode.

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Babatunde Ojikutu Managing Partner, 360 Learning Solutions Ltd.

A Learning & Development /Team- Building expert, Tunde has spent the last 7 years researching and deploying strategic solutions aimed at assisting ambitious organizations increase people performance. He is a CMD accredited Management Development trainer, a member of the prestigious Institute of Strategic Management, American Society for Training & Development. He has a certificate in the ROI methodology, Human Performance Improvement. He was honored as a worthy apprentice for displaying creativity, innovation, teamwork, professionalism, honor and integrity while participating in the first season of The Apprentice Africa.

He facilitates and consults regularly for top organizations. Some of his clients include brands like LM Ericsson, Skye bank Plc, Wema Bank Plc, 5th ,Total Nig Plc, Lagos State, Samsung/International Youth Foundation and Afterschool Graduate Development Centre (AGDC)/Goldman Sachs, Federeal Ministry of Finance as well as numerous multi cultural environments.

Also, known as the Missionary to SMEs, Tunde facilitates numerous entrepreneurial seminars where he shares insights on 'Survival Strategies for Small Business in Nigeria'. He was the youngest facilitator at the 2009 and 2010 Human Capital Summit held in Lagos where he delivered a lecture on Measuring the Return on Investment in Training interventions to a group of HR industry leaders. He is a graduate of Civil Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, whose background stretches through banking, construction, consulting & social work. Tunde Ojikutu is a columnist with daily independent newspaper. His insights have been shared in other newspapers as well.

Mrs. Emiola Adetoun Gladys Mrs. Adetoun Emiola was born some forty something years ago in Kaduna, Kaduna state to the family of Deacon (Prince) Samuel Adebayo & Mrs. Comfort Adeyinka Kosoko of Lagos state. She is the last of her parent's seven children. Adetoun had her primary education at Capital school Sokoto, and then proceeded to Federal Government College Sokoto for her secondary education. She immediately got admission into the then university of Sokoto to study B.Sc Geography. It was while she was there as an undergraduate that she gave her life to the Lord Jesus Christ in August 1987. Sister Adetoun held many positions in the campus fellowship before graduating in 1989, such as choir director, prayer warrior and adviser to the sister's fellowship. She served the nation in Abeokuta, Ogun state and was a very active member of the NCCF.

Adetoun Emiola started her working career in the financial sector as a treasury officer and then as an administrator with Ecobank Securities from where she voluntarily resigned to manage the home front. Years later when all her children had settled well into school, Adetoun took up a lecturing job with Lagos State Polytechnic Ikorodu in the department of Urban and Regional Planning, and subsequently at the University of Lagos, Akoka teaching geography in the department of Arts and Social Sciences Education. She is currently rounding up her Ph.d in Curriculum Geography in the same institution. Her work in Christian ministry started as a teacher in the children's church of New Estate Baptist church Surulere, and then as an Usher (head usher), and Chorister (choir leader) in the Redeemed Christian Church of God. She was an ordained minister in RCCG before yielding the call to join the ministry of Daystar Christian Centre.

She has since been an active member of DCC as well as a teacher/leader in the junior church. She currently heads the counseling unit of the junior church. To the glory of God Mrs. Adetoun Emiola has successfully counseled many children and teenagers and is always readily available whenever she is called upon to do same. Adetoun is happily married to Olusoji Emiola an Insurance guru, and they are blessed with three wonderful teenage children, Oreoluwa, Oluwafunmilayo and Oluwasikemi.

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Profession/occupation: Lecturer (Geography Education)


He has over (12) years work experience in Accounts & Finance, Operations, Administration/Business Management, Procurements and Business Development in Trading, Mortgage Banking, Telecommunication, Real Estate & Construction. He is has recently worked as the Programme Coordinator with School for Startups, United Kingdom on FG YouWin Project and also an in-house consultant to Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos Business School) on Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Women and the (YouWin) project in Nigeria. He is a Certified SMEToolkit Trainer with International Finance Corporation/Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos Business School) and also a Global Entrepreneurship Week partner with Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos Business School).

He has a Masters in Divinity (M.DIV) and currently running a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Business School, Netherlands (BSN), a member of Nigeria Institute of Training & Development (NITAD); Project Management International (PMI), Alumni of MANGO, UK (Management Accounting for NGOs). He facilitates on Team Building, Productivity at the Workplace, Personal Development, Entrepreneurship, Business Planning, Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Operations Management & Technology, Essential Management, Strategic Management with Balance Scorecard & several other Soft skills for top notch organizations.

He is an alumnus of LEAP Africa Business Leadership Programme (SME ToT), Daystar Leadership Academy; facilitates/volunteer's for Daystar Business Academy (DBA), Lead Facilitator for Skills & Enterprise Development Centre (SEDC), Magodo, Lagos, Start-up Hub/Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Several organizations and recently a faculty for Daystar Leadership Academy for Teenagers. He is the Chief Executive officer of Con-Edge Enterprises Solution Limited and serves as a director in JDRT Technologies Solutions Limited, Primaldust Green Limited & 5wallz International Limited and board of trustee in Life Impact Foundation International (Not-for-Profit Organization).


Lolu is an image consultant, trainer, Business man and a strong believer in the statement; "Image is everything". He believes that everybody must strive to discover, develop and project a strong and positive image, irrespective of their chosen vocation in life. Furthermore he believes that a person, organization, or Nation's investment is incomplete until there is an investment in image. Lolu believes that as important as intelligence is in our world today, so also is image. His primary focus is on Personal image/ Branding as they affect corporate growth. He is persuaded that both the successes and failures of organizations have their roots in the quality of the people that make up such organizations.

He is the managing partner at Image Quotient consulting and TNC Nigeria limited. He graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Law and has worked and currently consults in various industries such as Advertising, Public Relations, Training and development, Fashion Manufacturing and Retail, and also in entertainment and events management and Radio broadcasting. He has been actively involved in youth development and youth ministry for upwards of 16 years. By virtue of Lolu's PEDEGREE, his PASSION for the youth and also his unique and witty PRESENTATION STYLE, he acts as Facilitator, Mentor, Trainer and Counselor on numerous platforms both secular and Faith based and to many individuals. Lolu has authored several articles many of which have been published both online and in national newspapers. He has also grants several interviews on Radio and Television annually. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria with his beautiful wife and children. Phone:08023527131, 08059546822 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Twitter:@lolumog Facebook:Lolu Mogaji.

An entrepreneur, a Culture and Brand Transformation catalyst, a Corporate Strategist and Innovative Thinker. He develops frameworks for building enduring institutions He is a self-realization coach assisting people to navigate the process of finding themselves and birthing their dreams. Peter is people developer & leadership role model to growing young entrepreneurs.  He has attended courses on Risk Assessment, Change Management, Emotional Intelligence, Conflict Resolution, leadership & Nation-Building he is Certified in Prince-2 Foundation Project Mgt, Life Coaching (UK) and the Neuro Linguistic Programing - NLP (Practitioner)

He has practical experiences in Management Consulting, Digital Solutions, Corporate Culture Change Roadmaps, innovative Project execution, Corporate Strategy, Leadership development drive, product remodeling/ market development and the design of frameworks for startUPs/ governance forums.

He is Volunteer Coordinator of the Daystar Business Forum (DBF) – a reputable entrepreneurship Learning & Modeling Academy headquartered in Lagos - Nigeria He’s a Business Decision-Maker, Coordinating & Directing creative functions at iPOINT (innovativePOINT Ltd.)– a Solutions Company focusing on innovative transformation of Institutions, People & Places. They’re well known for driving employee-engagement & performance using bespoke Monitoring, Measurement & Tracker tools He founded the “startUP Forum” designed for boosting startup density of nations He’s also created other key social impact initiatives like the Campus YLEG & “Project e-VOLUTION” for driving innovation mindset into millennials & youth across Africa

A Management consultant/corporate trainer in South Africa and Nigeria. Bunmi Abe is passionate about activating potentials in individuals and organizations

She has a Masters’ in Business Administration (M.B.A) from University of Leicester United Kingdom. A graduate of customer service programme from University of South Africa, a Neuro-linguistic programming results practitioner who holds a certificate and advanced certificate in leadership from Daystar Leadership Academy and has attended several workshops.

As a management consultant, she focuses on service excellence and innovation, business improvement/sustainability and human resource development. Her training focus cuts across various employee soft skills.

Former Registrar Daystar leadership Academy Lagos, under her visionary and inspiring leadership she led her team to roll out new programs i.e. weekend Basic and Advanced DLA for busy people, executive DLA for GOs/leaders and new marketing strategies, all these initiatives increased the yearly attendance of programs by a wide margin. She facilitates family success classes in DLA, Bunmi believes marriage should provide a strong support system for individuals to actualize their purpose on earth; couples must be deliberate in their decisions, actions, spurring the union into an indomitable team thriving against all odds.

Bunmi Abe is a regular speaker on various platforms and happily married to Joseph Abe.