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A medical doctor (MBBS, Iwo), RIHL graduate, Integrative Medical Consultant at Havilah Health Haven Ltd. Facilitator at RIHL and Co-author of Defeating Diabetes.
Kola Olugbodi is Africa’s leading background check expert, and the author of the intriguing and life changing book “Through It All: Memoir Of My Many Trials & Triumphs”. The book captures some of the challenges he was faced with from childhood till adulthood and how he surmounted them.
He currently serves as the CEO of Background Check International (BCI), Nigeria’s first exclusive and broad spectrum background check organization.
He is also the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Association of African Professional Background Screeners
Kola is a Professional Researcher and a 1988 graduate of Demography & Social Statistics of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Kola is also:
o A former Co-Chairman, African Outreach of National Associational of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), USA.
o Advisory Board Member of the International Due Diligence Association (IDDA) USA
o An alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), US Dept. Of State, USA
o Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), USA
o Member, ASIS International, a Security operations & International security focused organization
o Member, The Nigeria Institute for Industrial Security (NIIS), Security Personnel and Security issues developing Institute.
o Member, Association of Christian Investigators (ACI)
Kola is a winner of several awards, some of which are the:
* CNBC’s West Africa Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist
* PSR National Development Merit Award in the sphere of Background Checks, Screening & Verification Services.
* Rotary International Achievers’ Merit Award
* Kola was a Speaker at the 2018 edition of the Excellence in Leadership Conference, an annual program of the Daystar Christian Centre.
Kola is widely travelled and he is a preacher and public speaker and he facilitates in workshops and conferences.
With an average of more than 100 presentations delivered annually to local and international audiences, I am recognised as one of Nigeria’s foremost pragmatic keynote Speakers, and a leading voice on Leadership Development. Having trained over 35,000 people on leadership, my concepts have widely been adopted and endorsed as relevant, practical and result-oriented.
Since commencing my professional career in 2005, I have spoken in over 80 tertiary institutions and delivered keynote speeches to top officials of various institutions, including multinationals like Chevron, 9Mobile, Seven-Up Bottling Company, and so on. I also developed and executed a competitiveness upgrade concept that helped a telecoms company strengthen its connection to their target consumers leading to a massive sustainable boost in their income within a 5 year period.
I am a Consultant, Entrepreneur, Founder of The Speaker Academy, Marketplace Academy and CEO, FifthGear Plus; an innovative management consulting, firm with clients including at least one of top three organisations in major sectors of the economy and I serve on the boards of various companies.
I have authored three dynamic books, THE SPEAKER, LEADERSHIP QUADRANT, and INDIVIDUAL COMPETITIVENESS. My best-selling book, THE SPEAKER, is reputed to be a stand-alone course on the art and enterprise of Public Speaking, having served as a step-by-step guide to oratory breakthrough for many shy leaders and professionals.
In July 2018, I launched my flagship programme; the Niyi Adesanya Leadership Bootcamp – an annual workshop that provides Managers, Supervisors, Team leads, C- suite Executives, Directors and Entrepreneurs with hand on tools to enable them best manage systems, process and people effectively, inspire teams, guide change initiatives, navigate the complexities and politics in managing internal and external stakeholders.
My leadership acumen has been felt on a more personal level as coach to a serving state governor in Nigeria.
Pastor Bisi Adewale is an International Conference Speaker on Marriage, Parenting and Family Life, He is the author of the bestselling books: Secrets of an Irresistible Wife, Parenting Teenagers, Parenting boys and Girls and more than 100 other bestselling books on marriage, Parenting and family life.
He is the president of Family Booster Ministries International which was established in 1999 to revive, remould, restore and rejuvenate all dilapidated homes, to bring sons and daughters together in holy matrimony and to raise people for end-time revival using home units. He is the founder of College of Marital Success (CMS), Host of Family Booster Moments on TV, watched in many countries across the globe.
Bisi Adewale is an accountant by training, called and trained as a family minister. He is the host of the popular Lagos Couples’ Conference and Breakthrough for Singles & Married Summit.
Happily married with ‘Triple G’ Children to Yomi, a Fellow of the Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Nigeria(ICAN) . He blogs daily at www.bisiadewale.com
Ayodeji Olabode is a transformational father, husband, pastor, leader
and author. His core mission is the activation and actualization of God’s royalty in humanity. This mission is fulfilled by presiding over a number of cutting edge institutions founded by him in a bid to fulfill his trans-generational mandate. He currently serves as the founding pastor of enthronement house christian centre. A bible based, holy spirit empowered and love motivated network of churches with headquarter in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. He also presides over love dynamic global, a social sector institution teaching individuals and institutions how love works in the fullness of God. He is also the founder of Scepter Leadership Institute (SLI), an organisation committed to developing and equipping principle centred leaders poised to transform our society for the best. He is the author of three books-‘how to be romantic’, ‘home again’, ‘managing your sexuality’. He is happily married to Dr. Seun Olabode and they are blessed with three upwardly mobile children.