About Us


Who We Are

We are a leadership-centred organisation with a focus on redefining Africa's approach to leadership. With a widely experienced and globally reputed team of faculty members, we deliver top-notch leadership programmes to Executives, Managers, Public Officers, Directors, Policy Makers, Business Owners, and aspiring leaders in every sector.

We offer excellent leadership training to all organisational personnel in public and private sectors, empowering them to become better team leaders, to challenge the conventional approach to leadership, and to achieve their team's corporate vision.

With years of leadership training experiences that span across different organisations, GOTNI Leadership Centre is established as a hub for African and global business, social, and political leaders. 

We believe in the transformational power of leadership, which is why every one of our courses has been deliberately crafted to address leadership concerns, and to proffer dynamic solutions to the complex problems of leadership.

At the GOTNI Leadership Centre, we are committed to developing leaders with global influence.


Our Core Values

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Everything from our course delivery to our facility is marked with a commitment to excellence. It is our belief that to influence Africa's leadership radically, we must model the excellence we desire to see, which is why we make certain to leave our unique touch of excellence in everyone we impact.
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With regards to our conduct at the GOTNI Leadership Centre, we keep our conduct entirely professional, mindful to approach all our interactions with the deepest regard for global standards of professionalism.
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At GOTNI Leadership Centre, we seek to change the negative stereotype about integrity in Africa by teaching and modelling integrity in leadership.
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Lifelong Learning

We pride ourselves on a commitment to lifelong learning, which is why we encourage lifelong learning in the direction of evolving leadership best practices.


To raise leaders who are transforming institutions and growing sustainable system through comprehensive leadership capital development.


Transformed Leaders, Creating Value


To raise leaders who are transforming institutions and growing sustainable system through comprehensive leadership capital development.


Transformed Leaders, Creating Value

Our Mission

Transformed Leaders, Creating Value

Our Vision

To raise leaders who are transforming institutions and growing sustainable system(s) through comprehensive leadership capital development

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Our Founder

Linus Okorie MFR, is a renowned leadership development coach and human capital development consultant. For over 20 years, Linus has been known as a relentless icon in the quest for good leadership in public and corporate governance in Nigeria. His vast experience in leadership coaching, mentoring and advocacy across the world has distinguished him as a trusted name in leadership excellence. 

He is the Founder and President, Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI) as well as the CEO of GOTNI Leadership Centre (GLC).  Since inception, Linus Okorie has piloted GOTNI to become Nigeria’s foremost leadership capital development organization including the establishment of GOTNI Leadership Centre in Abuja, which aims to pioneer the emergence of a new breed of well-equipped and competent leaders to filtrate the public and private sector hierarchies in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.

Linus Okorie is resource person and consultant for training of top level civil servants, government officials, military and paramilitary as well as the private sector. He is the West African representative of Adair International, UK. He has received several local, national and international awards and recognitions including the United States Government International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP); the Power Networker award for community leadership development in Africa.

He is an accomplished author and speaker who has graced many live conferences, radio and television platforms across Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the USA as guest speakers, trainers, and advisors. Linus Okorie has a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership from Regent University, Virginia, USA. He is an alumnus of the Executive Leadership Education programme at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in Boston, USA, where he studied The Act and Practice of Leadership Development.

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to leadership development, he has recently bagged two honorary doctoral degree awards and was inducted into the College of Fellows at the African Business School. Linus Okorie is the CEO of the GOTNI Leadership Centre.


The Leader’s Corner


Our faculty comprises top minds from diverse industries, offering participants a chance to engage with creative leaders at the forefront of innovation.

Linus Okorie MFR

CEO, GOTNI Leadership Centre

George Fraser

Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc.

Justice Mabel Taiye Segun Bello

High Court Judge, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Ifie Sekibo

Former CEO, Heritage Bank Nigeria

Abiola Champ

Peak Performance Strategist

Nkiru Okorie

Deputy CEO, GOTNI Leadership Centre

Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa

Founder and former CEO, Neimeth Pharmaceutical

Pastor Ituah Ighodalo

Senior Pastor, Trinity House

Dr Biodun Adedipe

Founder and Chief Consultant, B. Adedipe Associates Limited (BAA Consult).

Kingsley Bangwell

Founder, Youngstars Development Initiative

Femi Joshua

Chief Executive Officer, African School Of Sales & Management

Prof Patrick Utomi

Founder, Centre for Value in Leadership

Ms Maureen Ideozu

Principal Partner, MCI & Partners Ltd

Dr. Ruben West

CEO, R. West Enterprises, LLC

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