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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

David Lanre Messan - Idea Strategist

David Lanre Messan is a pioneering Innovation Strat-Artist in Africa, leading corporate, organizational and societal change through his many innovative concepts and strategies using empowering, educating and entertaining instruments. Passionate about a NEW NIGERIA, He founded the Green Yaggy initiative in Nigeria which has helped more than 3000 young people become entrepreneurs in various capacities before pitching its tents for young Nigerians abroad.

A multiple award winner which includes The Laspotech Masscomm Academy Award; Rated 100 Best Author in the 2006 World Bank International Essay Competition; LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Award; Brand Nigeria Top 100 Youth Select and a onetime 101 Young African Leader adoptee by the Business in Africa magazine and LEAP Africa, and recently invited to be a member of the Global Shapers Community, an arm of the World Economic Forum focused on creating change through community and economic empowerment. 


He has created and spearheaded massive revitalization and empowerment programs cutting across many industries some of which include governments, telecommunications, banking, consulting, entertainment, sports and the youth market amongst a host of others.

As a trainer, he has conducted seminars and workshops in a number of African nations, Nigeria inclusive and has worked as a communications consultant to the Lagos State Public Service Staff Development Center and currently Chief Idea Strategist of an idea development and innovations company, Infinite Impact Company.

DLM has authored several ideas and unpublished books among which is the award winning idea, Green Yaggy, a youth empowerment concept for young Nigerians abroad and the popular TGIF Event for corporate professionals.

He has also had the rare privilege with some outstanding young people in Nigeria to interact with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Governor Babatunde Fashola and the current Minister of Youth,Mallam Mobolaji Abdullahi PROFFERING SOLUTIONS TO MOVE THE NATION FORWARD.



He is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Lagos State Polytechnic, a presenter course graduate of the JCI University and the LEAP Africa facilitators training respectively and currently studying his master's degree in Innovation and Change Leadership offered by York St. John University in partnership with Robert Kennedy College based in Zurich.

78 comments:

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    1. Just keep doing what you know how to do best

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    2. That's some achievement *whew* we'll get there too...Niyi,would love to read more,this is nice.

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  2. Hard works truly pays.. Nice work bro

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  3. It truly pays to b hardworking. Nice one dude. Kisses

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  4. Nice one br ..greater height I pray

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  5. This is really nice.

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  6. Really cool, keep it up

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  7. Fantastic! Milano of life, keep it up.

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  8. 9ice one bro!mz olori

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  9. Great job bro.... I swear down really a hardworking dude more grease 2 ur elbows+ believe me d next 2 blow

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  10. This is a well articulated piece. Spotlight is going places!

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  11. Whaooo, nice one bro

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  12. An innovative piece from a new kid on the block

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  13. Oladeinde olaniyi, am proud of you. Keep the good work going.

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  14. Nice idea n I'm really impressed that you were able to make dis a reality.so my advice for you is to keep going no wat obstacle that may come your,you shall surely scale through.

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  15. julius Akhazeta AkazymilanSeptember 13, 2013 at 6:55 AM

    Nice one

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  16. Washerey ! D sky is d starting point

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  17. Just the intension says it all keep it up {good}...

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  18. Wow! This is really outstanding.... Keep the flag flying

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  19. Niyi keep the good work going.....I love dis, different perspective

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  20. Wow noice one Bro!..... The Creed of JCI speaks in you! keep it up!

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  21. Good thinking, good innovation.

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  22. I love dis guy a lot,he is so creative nd has so much 2 offer.I wish u all d best dear nd God will definitely take u 2 higher heights

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  23. This is the best thing that has jus happened to the blog industry( lol) . Y' all guys should watchout for him, and more lovely post to come * o sha mor *

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  24. Nice one bro... Keep it up :)

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  25. Nice one briliant head

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  26. Nice one bro!kip it up

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  27. hmm niyi tho we avnt met buh u did 2 diff stuffs for me on twitter ans it was a success God bless

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  28. Bravo mi broda!diz is juz d beginning of a gud innovation n may u leave to see d friut of it.yaga

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  29. Whew niyi....I've heard of dis dlm guy and his ideas....pls gimme his contact

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  30. Niyi....you're one guy I knew to be focused even right from university days, despite the ups and downs you still pull hard...and pls how can we meeet dlm,I'm really in need of ideas

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    1. Lol. Flattery won't get u anywhere.

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  31. Wow wow wow this is excellent

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  32. Lol. This is a comment

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  33. Wow! Dude you're loaded... Its really loveli deari thumps up...Pweety Chick

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  34. Impressive profile,,,,, keep it up!

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  35. Mr niyi....we met at a conference few months back,we spoke and I knew you were full of ideas,I'd implore you to keep it up and work something out with the dlm guy...

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  36. Nice introductory note(I can sell your own thing) lovely interview with the idea strategist but its kinda long....more grease

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  37. DLM is a blessing to this generation, I respect him a lot he has achieved so much at his age, and he has not even started yet....meeting DLM is a watershed in my life. God bless u bro

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  38. Cool, kip it up bro...u'r going higher

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  39. I really do wish president jonathan had ideas too*sad* Dlm and niyi nice one

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  40. Nice blog, interface is user friendly, page is not too busy. It's also very informative. A blog about fantastic young individuals! Very nice! Motivative! Love it!

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  41. Nice interview......whew atleast. Dis a different tingy not just ent...thumbs up

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  42. Nice one,this is the kind of people we want in our society,keep on going with good faith.

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  43. Good idea... Keep it going

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  44. I salute baba neyo pumping God Go Make You Bigger o

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  45. Nice write up bro,keep up d good work

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  46. I luv spirit dear, kip it up hun ;)

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  47. Idea strategist pls get to meet GEJ and gv that fool ideas pls

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  48. With ideas I believe the nation can move forward

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  49. kip d good work rolling, u will sure getz there. Thumbs up!

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  50. kip d good work rolling, u will sure getz there. Thumbs up!

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  51. Impressive bio I'd say, and at asuch a young age. This alone is inspiring and enuff to be a driving force to we youths

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  52. I wish the idea strategist was in power of the country, whr he can use his ideas to foster well for d nation

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  53. Ideas and strategy.....2 powerful and wise Words....hmm

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