The application window for participation in the announced Non-Profit Employee Motivation Program (NEMP), to be jointly hosted by Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) and Nigeria network of NGOs (NNNGO) is fast drawing to a close. Thus players in the non profit sector are implored to act now in order to benefit from the event. The event schedule remains the same thus: 

Date: 25th April, 2008 Time: 8:00am-6:00pm
Venue: Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja

 The program is aimed at:

  • equipping participants for optimal performance on their jobs;
  • helping participants clarify “career” and “job”, with a view to encourage participants to seek long term career interests rather than pursue immediate gains;
  • providing participants with tools for evaluating if the non-profit sector is it for them or not;
  • help participants return to their duty posts refreshed and prepared to deliver their targets ahead of deadline.

Facilitators include:

‘Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director Paradigm Initiative Nigeria.


‘Gbenga is a social entrepreneur, and an Information Society researcher.

He has spoken to over 400 audiences in 23 countries, he is a member of the Presidential Task Force on ICT Restructuring, and was Vice Chair of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s African Technical Advisory Committee. He serves on the Board of a number of non-profit and private institutions.


‘Gbenga is a 2007 Arch. Bishop Tutu Fellow.


‘Niyi Adesanya

Managing Consultant, Fifthgear consulting Lagos.


‘Niyi is a human capital advisor, public speaker, trainer and expert on the subject of leadership. He is a member of faculty at the prestigious Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA), Lagos, and has personally coached many high profile personalities including a state governor in Nigeria, Corporate Executives, Entrepreneurs, Pastors and public office holders. ‘Niyi is the President, ‘Niyi Adesanya Mass Empowerment Initiative; NAME-IT’, a body which is geared towards promoting and empowering entrepreneurship and business success in Nigeria.



Download application form here, complete and return to on or before 31st March 2008.



Thirty-seven thousand naira (N37,000) per participant. See below for scholarship information.

There is a negotiable discount for groups of five or more.


NNNGO is offering a limited number of twenty thousand naira scholarships (N20,000), for those with a demonstrable will to attend but without the financial capacity to. If you are applying for a scholarship then send an eMail to stating why you should be considered for a scholarship. NOTE: Scholarships will be offered on a first come first served basis, so apply now!

 Enquiries/Further information

Contact Oluwakorede Asuni,, or Oluseyi Oyebisi

 Hurry now to secure a seat!!!



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