A PUBLICATION OF 2017 SOUTHWEST COLLEGIATE COUNCIL
Newsletter Vol 1, no 1
A MANDATE OF MEMBER’S PRIDE
Welcome Speech Editor’s Note Our Brand NP’s Speech Team: Turning Point JCI SEN DAWN Hetzel WORLD PRESIDENT
JCI SEN OJO Richard NATIONAL PRESIDENT
COLLEGIATE VICE CHAIRMAN
Dearest impact makers,
impact extend to the grass root. It is a year when everyone is going to be involved, I tell you we all have been useful and our It gives me so much honour to write to you, through this platform, usefulness would be much encouraged in this administration. Our especially at this time of the year. As people of many importance mandate is to make everyone proud, and make every member a and value, I feel it is required of me to celebrate you all in a proud representative and ambassador with all intelligence and unique way, in this season of love and mirth. diligence... our programs and works would make these a reality. Compliments of the season to you all. I believe it's been a great period and festivity to end a wonderful and productive year. 2016 was a great one, with many features and arms of opportunities, This NITRO Newsletter is another way to carry all of us along with which as active citizens, I believe have served us right. We are so the happenings and events of the area, chapter’s projects and keen to discovering what would develop us, and hence make our programs, national events and JCI at large. This lunch edition is society better... I believe 2016 made all these easy. aimed at providing a glimpse into what 2017 holds for us, with features ranging from delightful speeches, directory of Local On the same note, I want to congratulate our amiable and Organization Presidents, a special feature of our backbones and outstanding Immediate Past National President, JCIN Amb. sponsors over the years, features of businesses of our dear Olatunji Oyeyemi and the whole immediate past national board, collegiate members to promote their brands, interesting articles, for piloting JCI Nigeria into success with the several programs and poem and lots more. Other editions will come in monthly with projects executed, even with the limited resources at hand varied special features which will worth your time reading. It is courtesy of the current recession. We are so proud of the various going to be a consistent monthly production so as to get us works and achievements. In the same vein, I congratulate our updated and informed with hard copy versions to come in very own 2016 World President, JCI Senator Pascal Dike on the quarterly. successful completion of his tenure as the JCI World President. It is a feat every one of is proud of, especially with the so much achievement and the progressions JCI attained in 2016. These are Distinguished active citizens, friends and colleagues, we the things that motivate those of us growing and we are confident encourage you to partner with us, lets promote you and your in the positivity of JCI Nigeria to guide our footpath and lead our brand, lets together further publicize the organization far and tendencies. large with this publication. Please, do relax and enjoy reading through and get uplifted. On The year 2017 promises to be a better year for us as an behalf of the whole team, I say welcome to the NITRO'17 train. organization with JCI Senator Dawn Hetzel leading the train internationally as we proclaim the purpose of the organization ADENIRAN, Calvin Adeyemi further by taking responsibility with the #IAMJCI campaign and as 2017 Team Lead, a National Organization under the leadership of JCI Senator JCI Nigeria Southwest Collegiate Richard Ojo, leading the #TURNINGPOINT agenda, we are sure to Adecalvinofficial@gmail.com excel far greater. The Collegiate arm of the organization will also @iamcalyem be consolidating and working together to ensure the arm also contribute maximally to these growth with its promise of unending #INNOVATION as we are ably led by the beautiful and energetic JCIN Councillor Ajibade Abimbola.
CVC’s Speech Team: NITRO Stay Fit Poem Collegiate Biz Corner
Faces of Presidents Our Backbones
AJIBIKE Olawale Moving on, Junior Chamber International Nigeria, Southwest Collegiate in 2017 is committed to getting every member of the area along with our various programs and activities and working with all the above designated leads to ensure the chain of positive
JCIN TIP ERUWA
“Opening the door of Information and education, closes that of ignorance.” Ayowole Solomon
Fellow Jaycees, With great pleasure I welcome you all to year 2017 and to the maiden edition of SOUTHWEST COLLEGIATE NEWSLETTER. We keep to our words, we are dedicated to our mission and here is the vision we proposed. This newsletter will be online as well as in print. This is a grand breaker as it is the first of its kind in Southwest collegiate council. The goal is to ensure we have well informed members capable of influencing his/her community to create sustainable impact.
Here, we have prepared rooms for informative materials that will stir your interest in the organization. NITRO TEAM is set to deliver you with features, poems, reports, projects, conference news, convention gist, collegiate discuss, collegiate businesses, advertisement, health talk, fashion update, formality and informality and other information within southwest and it environs. Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM). we appreciate all freelance writers who has contributed to the success of this maiden edition of our newsletter, we look forth to your subsequent writeups and updates.
YEAR FOUNDED: JCI was founded in 1915 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States by Henry Giessenbier. It major objective is to engage young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are dedicated to creating impact within their community, to come together under a non profit making organization, to sustain it impact. THE CREED: In 1948 JCI Creed was officially adopted at the IV JCI World congress in Rio de Janeiro. We Believe, That Faith in God gives meaning and purpose to human life, That the Brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nation, That Economic Justice can best be won by free men through Free Enterprise, That Government should be of Laws rather than of men, That earth’s great Treasure lies in Human Personality, And that Service to Humanity is the best work of life. VISION: To be the leading global Network of young active citizens MISSION: To provide development opportunities that empowers young people to create positive change.
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our thoughts, build friendlier atmosphere and increase our responsive action to making impact as an organization in Nigeria. A National Debate Advisory Committee has been set up to work with the Executive Vice Presidents in each Area with a 2 months period to collate their reports and make way for our Four year Strategic Plan. This is a great opportunity to address the existence and operation of our National Organisation and all stakeholders (Local Organizations, Collegiate Structure, JCI Senators, JCI Nigeria Alumni and JCI Nigeria Foundation) I encourage all members to put their Local Organization leaders to task and participate actively in making their submissions at the January/ February ACOPs meeting through out the National Organization.
Distinguished JCI Nigeria Members, Compliments of the Season and Happy New year to you all. It gives me great pleasure to address you today as the 2017 JCI Nigeria President. We have worked hard to build our National Organization through the direct responsiveness and impact made by you all through our vibrant local Organizations taking action in their communities. My sincere appreciation to all JCI Nigeria Presidents from 1957 to date. Worthy of note is JCI Ambassador Olatunji Oyeyemi for his excellent leadership and sacrifice in steering the affairs of our Organization that we are set to continue. I will also recognize JCI Senator Paschal Dike for spending the last 365 days representing our National Organization as JCI President. A few hours ago, the 2016 National President Tunji Oyeyemi gave a sympathetic note on the loss of our member Benedicta Zangzee from JCI Nigeria Federal Polytechnic Bauchi on 30th December 2016. In April 2016, they had earlier lost a member Late George Morris in whose name an annual project was endowed. We pray that the Almighty God grant repose to the deceased and fortitude to the Family to bear this loss. Our Organization is celebrating its 60 (Sixty) years of existence in Nigeria. Sixty years of Impact, Sixty years of Brotherhood and much more Sixty years of contributing to the development of our society. Looking back will make us appreciate our dear Organization and ourselves. Let us not linger on our inadequacies but celebrate the success we have achieved collectively over the years. Great leaders we have churned out in different realms of life that are contributing to the National development of our country Nigeria. TURNING POINT is the promise I made and we shall collectively achieve this. The TURNING POINT wheel is to address pertinent and fundamental areas of what makes our Organization vibrant and unique. I can assure you that we know the issues to deal with and we shall together as a team, work hard to set a pace for the next generation to improve on. The bedrock of a sound National Organization comprises of good values, Integrity, Friendship and most importantly a very good Secretariat. Collectively, we shall make right the wrongs in the system. It is very important that we bring back true friendship among members who serve for a common IMPACT. Our National Organization has come to a point that we need to take decisive bold step to engage local Organizations to fulfill the aspirations of every member of the Organization in taking responsibility and becoming active citizens in their Communities. Our Structure is in place within the Board of Directors to amplify the Administrative functions, operations and process of the JCI Nigeria National Secretariat. This Frame work is a seemingly worktemplate that will be adopted to build a standard and stronger national organization JCI NIGERIA NATIONAL DEBATE To start the year, we shall have a National Debate to discourse the vision and norms of our National Organization. We hope that this exercise shall remodel
This Committee shall be chaired by 2001 JCI Nigeria President, JCI Senator Kunbi Wuraola. FLAGSHIP PROGRAMMES The following National Programmes shall be flagged in 2017. 1. The JCI Nigeria i-smart (Inspire Students to be motivated, Assertive, responsive and Transformative) 2. The JCI Nigeria Youth Agenda for Development. There execution shall be deployed through your Local Organization President. 60 YEARS ANNIVERSARY The Committee set up by President Tunji Oyeyemi shall continue their Job with an expanded scope to implement and organize a befitting anniversary celebration for our national organization at large. JCI Senator Ola Ogunlana chairs the committee. BRAND IDENTITY AND AWARENESS In the last two years, we have spent great effort in ensuring that our Brand speaks beyond our borders of our local organization. JCI is a brand that we all pay our dues to use through our local Organizations. We shall propagate the correct use of our Brand by members and Publicize same in our community using traditional and social media outreach. Our recognition as a major player among Youth Organizations in Nigeria by the Government shall be a priority in 2017. Our country is going through a challenging phase and I strongly believe that best will come at the end of this phase. I encourage us all make the best use of the opportunity that this Organization presents to make a positive impact in our family, work, school and community at large. Lets roll out the Drums and celebrate because this is our 60th Anniversary. Thank you and God bless us all. With kind regards and best wishes, OJO Babajide Richard 2017 National President Junior Chamber International, Nigeria 28, John Olugbo Street, Off Mojidi Street, Toyin-Ikeja, Lagos, NIGERIA. +234 8032351106 www.jci.ng
President Immediate Past President/ Board Chairman General Legal Counsel National Treasurer
Ojo Babajide Richard Tunji Oyeyemi Taofeek Are Iyiola Folayan
JCI Aso JCI Akure JCI Kano JCI Ibadan
5 National Executive Vice President Area South-West
6 National Executive Vice President Area South-South, South East
JCI Portharcourt Metro
7 National Executive Vice President Area North West
JCI Victoria Island
8 National Executive Vice President Area North-East
9 National Vice President Area South West 1 10 National Vice President Area South West 2
Olorunisola Abiola Toyin Atanda
JCI Abeokuta JCI Festac
11 National Vice President Area South-South, South East 1
12 National Vice President Area South-South, South East 2
13 National Vice President Area North-West 1
JCI Lagos Metro
14 National Vice President Area North-West 2
15 National Vice President Area North-East 1
Aina Segun Aina
16 National Vice President Area North-East 2 17 Director of Communication
Edward Francis Bamitola Akin
JCI Jos JCI Oluyole
18 Director of Business Affairs
19 Director of Growth & Extension
20 Director of Int'l Affairs 21 Director of Training
Emeka Mojekwu Tosin Ligali
JCI Aso JCI Ikeja
22 Director Programme and projects
23 Director United Nations & NGO
24 Director of Corporate Organizations, Civil Society & Government Agencies 25 Director, National Convention
Kiemma Olaniyan Basi Akujobi
JCI Abuja Unity JCI Ikoyi
26 MET Director Sustainable development Goals
27 MET Director Collaborate
JCI Lagos City
28 MET Director Motivate
29 MET Director Invest 30 MET Director Impact
Nyechi Mark-Woke Amos Cole
JCI Portharcourt Metro JCI Benin
31 MET Director Peace is Possible
32 Chairman, Collegiate Council
JCI Federalpoly Offa
33 National Editor
JCI Abuja Unity
STATUTORY COMMITTEE 34 Chairman TOYP
JCI Lagos Royale
35 Chairman Strategic Planning Committee
Ayodeji Oliver Ajayi
36 Chairman Secretariat Development
Olamide Akin Balogun
37 Chairman Awards & Documentation
JCI Victoria Island
1 2 3 4
Presidency 38 Chief Executive Assistant 39 Personal Assistant
Oluchi Onwumere Ojo Ayodeji
“Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown, I was told Don't try to be a superman and do all, I was warned COMMUNICATION No matter how hard you try, you cannot do more than those that Communication can make or Mar a year, no wonder we have decided have been there, I was informed.” to leave no stone untouched in this area. With activities to include: Dear Active citizens, for us all we have dates that we can never forget in a hurry in our lifetime. I have had my own fair share of the dates and another is the reason why this mail is been read today and another scares me in a little 365 days from now, where all will be history and the book of posterity will be opened to see if we were any BETTER OFF or WORSE OFF than our predecessors and competitors like the Cobb Douglas theory of Economic realities.
Monthly Report- We will ensure proper communication with all in our monthly stewardship reports of activities in the area
TAG: NITRO 2017 The area has grown over the years and has been leading but are we at the Promised Land yet? NO! We all get tired and we all have our highest limits but when we get to this point what do we do? It’s time to add the NITRO EFFECT and speed up…
PROJECT REVIEW- Records have shown over the years that the area executes the highest number of projects annually and 2017 is not going to be an exemption but with a difference in class, standard and impact level as we will ensure a chapter-to-chapter based review of projects to conform with international standards.
Social Media Rampage- We are just ready to employ to full use and take over all so media channels to spread the gospel. Follow and Stay glued to our social media pages: TWITTER: @NITRO_017 INSTAGRAM: @NITRO_2017 FACEBOOK: NITRO Movement BLOG: nitro2017.blogspot.com
Monthly E-Newsletter- To ensure we communicate the more, the editorial crew will be releasing monthly E-Newsletters of activities. Welcome to 2017, Happy New Year! Please partner with us as we have exclusive contents and space to Welcome to JCI Nigeria Southwest Collegiate 2017 regional year, promote our individual businesses as members. where the mantle of leadership has been bestowed for an arrival of a Apologies, we could not launch the inaugural edition of the new birth or a still birth or a death blow. All comes with its own newsletter today. Get set for the launch in a couple of days from turbulent days and night! now. We have chosen that which our generation will be proud of, we have chosen our driving force as follows: Electronic and Print Media houses collaboration- We are already signing partnerships to this effects as we will storming media THEME: PUSHING BEYOND For all our activities, programs, actions, houses during the course of the year. inactions, plans and desires we just want to push beyond set limits and standards. We have chosen to know no boundaries PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS
We will rather not indicate our interest to lead than lead without Harmonized Constitution- With the approval and go ahead of the making impact. Our major key target areas amongst others are; distinguished Local Presidents, the area is set to harmonize further through a unified constitution for all. We will deliver this within the SECRETARIAT first quarter of the year We have grown to realize that the backbone of any organization is its secretariat and we will be employing all energies to ensure it delivers Growth and Retention- Aggressive membership recruitment, to its maximum extent possible with few targets as: development and retention will be the new order of the day 24-hours Functionality- We are currently building and will build a dedicated and functional secretariat for the area to run a 24-hour daily virtual office to ensure the smooth running of the team and chapter's in the region. Feel free to communicate with the secretariat anytime via email@example.com and we will respond within minutes Membership Database: For a full secretariat functionality, we have decided to compile and collate a comprehensive membership database of all chapter's in the area and as at now, we have successfully compiled 60% of the total database and promise to deliver the complete database latest January 31st, 2017. fficial Mails- We will be working with the National Secretariat to O ensure all members gets the customized JCI Nigeria mails as we believe this will add to our professional outlook.
CONVENTION REVIEW- Zero tolerance for night investitures, professional themes and tags, repackaged program outlines and lots more. You don’t want to miss conventions in 2017 MEGA PROJECTS- We will also take the lead and set example in this regard by ensuring the chapters in the area run and organize MEGA projects during the year. The plans are ready and chilling to unfold. How will you feel if by 9a.m on 15th December all 36 chapter's in 7 different states is organizing a health walk and the project is running concurrently and covered by a national media outfit? Stay tuned for our Mega projects
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Advocacy Campaign- JCI is for 18 and above, true! But we have a name and brand to protect! We will partner with reputable senior members to sponsor members/chapters for programs and conferences, if you are not covered within this system and you don’t have money to enjoy a conference, please stay in your father’s house or hostel . Stay glued to our social media pages for the dedicated campaign on morality!
Oliver, Aina Segun, Gboyega Adebajo, Jide Adeyemi(Sen), Seun Osikalu(Sen), Detola Juyitan, Sayo Ojo, Henry Adedokun, Kola Osinowo, Folakemi Olajiga (Sen), Olaolu Owolabi, Musa Yusuf (Sen), Rotimi Adewole (Sen), Saheed Adegoke (Sen), Adewale Shinaba, Wale Bakare, Tosin Ligali, Adekunle Babatunde, Adenike Ayorinde, Tejumade Olorode, Blessing Uzzezi, Charles Onyinbe (Sen), Ademola Martin, Kunle Adeyemo, NITRO squad et al The list is definitely not exhaustive enough but we need allJCI Nigeria members
TRAINING Training Manuals- A standardized manual will be provided to all chapters on basics compulsory for Dear 2016 team, thank you for your hardwork and new intakes into the organization. Let’s savage our dedication and for setting legacies to follow. We will values going into extinction consolidate in 2017 and join the TURNING POINT and INNOVATION team and work tirelessly to Monthly Training Guides- We will also endeavor to make the organization continuously great. run compulsory and concurrent trainings on some basic topics and values round all chapters monthly My Dear distinguished 37 Local Organization presidents and members, we thank you for your Southwest Collegiate Trainers Invasion- We have supports so far as we look ahead for more. We recruited few and they have been going through passionately plead for you to believe in us and in our mentorships to help deliver our monthly concurrent actions and plans, we will question traditions, we will trainings and we still hope to deliver more too innovate, we will test-run new ideas, we will employ new strategies but in all, trust us because the aim is Feedback System- We will put this in place to ensure not for us to be glorified but for the general good, our trainings are meeting the needs of our members development and benefit of us all. The NITRO EFFECT is ready to speed us further and farther ahead and helping chapters to grow. once again. TEAM MEMBERS! YES OR NAY? As a break from the norm where team members will To our partners and sponsors, we have chosen to be chosen to anchor the voyage together, I have start with a very big THANK YOU for the love and chosen not to appoint any, I have chosen to be a lone your support and believe in us even before we will ranger, I have chosen to be a one-man mopol. Before approach you. Let’s do it together in 2017! you think I am not normal, I have done series of research overtime and realize, more of these officers The day has arrived, the team is ready and the hardly perform or are just figureheads throughout impact mission has begun. the year. The work is enormous and the task is massive and Ladies and gentlemen, please take a sit, relax and unassuming and I have chosen to run the race not get ready to enjoy THE NITRO MOVEMENT!!! with team members but family members and my loved ones who share the same vision and passion Warm Regards and love for the NITRO lead. Those we single- ADENIRAN, Calvin Adeyemi handedly picked from amidst a crowd of impact 2017 Team Lead makers round the region. They are beautiful, they are JCIN South West Collegiate handsome, they are intelligent and they are positively Calvin.firstname.lastname@example.org 234-813-814-2993 passionate. Meet the 2017 NITRO Squad here: http://nitro2017.blogspot.com.ng/2017/01/the@iamcalyem nitro-2017-squad.html MENTORSHIP I have not been a Collegiate Vice chairman before and I am inexperienced and I have never served in any higher capacity than this, My plea: I need guidance, I need Support, I need encouragement, I need advices and I need your wealth of experience: Abimbola Ajibade, Egbetola Olalekan, Muhsin Hassan, Abiola Patrick, Adekunle Olushola, Okunade Lukmon, Paul Akingbola, Ayodeji
TEAM: NITRO OLUKOGA OLUFUNKE ZAINAB Secretariat Lead
ODEYALE IBRAHIM SEGUN Programs & Project Lead
OGUNYEMI DANIEL DAMILARE Communications Lead
AYOWOLE SOLOMON SAMSON Editorial Lead
ADEDIPE MORENIKEJI ZAINAB Awards & Doc Lead
AJUDIE PRECIOSGIFT CHIOMA Sponsorship Lead
ELEMERE ROLIAT ADEDUNNI Training Lead
OLAOYE OYINDAMOLA LAURA P.A/Special Duties Lead
“To keep the body in good health is a compared to beforehand. Following a 10–15 duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep minute period of rest, participants’ moods our mind strong and clear.”-BUDDHA returned towards calmness and relaxation. These findings are encouraging as they suggest physical activity could be used as a strategy to regulate mood during the day; walking is practical to do in short bursts, available to most DEVELOPING people and free. Allowing people to choose A MENTAL their preferred physical activity intensity seems WELL-BEING to lead to more favorable changes in positive mood than imposed intensity physical activity AND (e.g. walking at one’s own pace rather than PHYSICAL walking at the pace set by an exercise instructor). ACTIVITY STRESS Stress, according to psychologists occurs when the body does not have the adequate skills or Various researches have summarized the capacity to handle the demands of a situation potential for exercise as a therapy for clinical or or occurrence. It causes the body to produce subclinical depression or anxiety, and the use of more of the so-called ‘fight or flight’ chemicals physical activity as a means of upgrading life which prepare it for an emergency. Adrenaline quality through enhanced self-esteem, and noradrenaline raise blood pressure, and improved mood states, reduced state and trait increase heart rate and perspiration. They can anxiety, resilience to stress, or improved sleep. also reduce blood flow to the skin and reduce The essence of this article is summarize some stomach activity. of the various schools of thought and The body produces cortisol which in turn researches relating mental well-being and causes fat and sugar to be released into the physical activity. bloodstream (but also reduces the efficiency of POSITIVE MOODS the immune system). All these changes are the The mood we are has an impact on how we body’s way of making it easier to fight or run experience or perceive our day-to-day away. Unfortunately these changes are less situations. helpful for individuals stuck in a busy office or There is accumulating evidence that physical on an overcrowded train. They cannot fight and activity can be an effective way to enhance cannot run away. positive moods. For example, people with high Because of this, they cannot use up the levels of regular physical activity have shown to chemicals their own bodies have produced to have higher levels of positive emotions such as protect them. Over time these chemicals and interest, excitement, enthusiasm and alertness the changes they produce can cause serious compared to people with moderate and low damage to health. For example, people levels of physical activity. suffering from stress may start to experience A review of studies which have investigated the headaches, nausea and indigestion. impact of exercise interventions on positive They may breathe more quickly, perspire more, moods has shown that regular aerobic exercise have palpitations or suffer from various aches results in moderate increases in positive and pains. Longer term stress can lead to moods, more specifically, they found that feelings of strain, worry, insomnia and exercise interventions increase feelings of exhaustion, and increased risk for health activation and pleasant feelings. People who problems such as heart attacks and strokes. The experience lower energy and more unpleasant Mental Health Foundation survey found that feelings at baseline show greater increase in 18% of people found drinking alcohol helpful these factors. The review also found that higher for stress and 10% found smoking helpful, while exercise frequency and lower exercise intensity only 6% would consider visiting a GP. This is are associated with more pleasant feelings and worrying higher activation. because in the long run alcohol and smoking Overall the results indicated that low intensity can make mental and physical health problems aerobic exercise, for 30–35 min, on 3–5 days worsen. per week for 10–12 weeks was optimal for improving positive moods. An earlier study found that walking for 10–15 minutes was sufficient to have an impact on mood states. Participants rated their energy levels and pleasant feelings as higher whilst walking
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THE ONE THAT NEVER COMES The sun would soon be tired When her fabrics bleach ecru The fading feather fabrics of her fainted follicles She would be weary, when the rain comes To bath her with mockery dews of insipidity springs Lumps of her throat wouldn't dissolve, not one Chance, may comfort her dying desire and hope Tell her I shall join her, on the staunch faith seat Waiting for the one, that never comes The Archer spoke to me of blossom-ness His surplice white was celestial, of high regards and sacredness My shadow yet would not go, no, after the twilight play The Archer was malignant, his black blood spoke it Tell him, his stabs on my Shadow hurts but yet bearable Of him, of his Machiavellian hues, I remain stoic On this post I yet remain, building my brows of grey and yellow Waiting for the one, that never comes They say, patience is a virtue that doesn't fail When my nostrils smelt its different shades, they scared me Its shade are ambivalent, seeking which to build on Brimstone would rain tomorrow when the sun sleep And royalty would be jested when the purples slumber If time would yet spare us, we shall yet be staunch Waiting for the one, that never comes So I will sit, and be sober, and merry and be pensive The fogs and the snows of the North, I shall consult They will please my heart and they, me will melt The one that never comes would come, serendipity And the Sun, and the Archer,and Me shall be patient More, perhaps Patience would smile of it fairest countenance Yet, building optimism, waiting for the one that never comes Murphy Simon. email@example.com
Physical activity may offer an alternative approach to reducing or managing stress. Cross-sectional studies on adults who are employed have found that highly active individuals tend to have lower stress rates compared to low active individuals. Several mechanisms have been suggested to explain how physical activity may reduce the harmful effects of stress. As summarized by Gerber and Puhsethese; physical activity reduces arousal (i.e. enhances mood due to distraction from worries or biochemical changes) or increases positive health behaviors during periods of stress (i.e. decreased smoking and healthier eating habits). It has also been suggested that the higher levels of fitness brought about by physical activity result in a more efficient stress regulation (i.e. reduced secretion of hormones, lowered blood pressure) or enhanced recovery from stress. These effects are referred to as stressbuffering. SELF ESTEEM Self-esteem is a key indicator of psychological well-being. People with high self-esteem tend to have high life satisfaction, resilience and greater achievement in education and work. On the other hand, low self-esteem tends to be associated with mental illness, anxiety and hopelessness. Self-esteem can be defined as the sum of a person’s perceptions of their competence in several areas of their life; for example, academic, emotional, social and physical areas.Of these areas the physical aspect of self-esteem (i.e. one’s competence regarding stamina, strength, sport ability and body attractiveness) has been shown to have a strong influence on overall self-esteem. Physical activity is a behaviour which has a strong influence on physical self-esteem and a smaller but significant influence on overall self-esteem. Studies have found that people who participate in physical activity typically have greater physical and overall selfesteem. This relationship has been found in children, adolescents, young adults, adults and older people, and across both males and females. An intense research on some intervention studies reviewed some factors that influenced how much impact physical activity interventions have on a person’s self-esteem. The greatest gains in self-esteem occurred for people who initially had low self-esteem, those whose fitness increased during the intervention, and those who were active on more days per week. All types of physical activity were equally effective at increasing self-esteem. As all types of physical activity have been found to be equally effective, people should choose a type of physical activity based on what they enjoy doing. Another important factor to consider when using physical activity to enhance self-esteem is that physical activity should provide opportunities to experience feelings of accomplishment. Physical activity goals should be set so that they are achievable and result in feelings of success. For this to be achieved the duration, type, intensity and frequency of physical activity in any program should be set in relation to an individual’s physical fitness and previous physical activity experience. In conclusion, promoting mental well-being through physical activity is possible and the above recommendations have been developed to be practical and achievable, but not without commitment.
Adetunbi Folahanmi Richmond Junior Chamber International Nigeria, OAU Ife.
FACES OF NITRO’17 PRESIDENTS CHAPTER PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS,LAGOS STATE. NAME: DENNIS Akinyelure MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 09036716379
CHAPTER PRESIDENT THE POLYTECHNIC, IBADAN, OYO STATE. NAME: BASSEY Elizabeth Imaobong EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08188230896
CHAPTER PRESIDENT ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ONDO STATE. NAME: AKINBODE Titilope Racheal EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 08166746567, 08140386350
CHAPTER PRESIDENT COLLEGE OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY, OFFA. NAME: ADELEKE Toheeb EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08138184597
CHAPTER PRESIDENT MOSHOOD ABIOLA POLYTECHNIC, ABEOKUTA. NAME: NOLA Mujeedat Omowunmi EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 07088668850 CHAPTER PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN,KWARA STATE. NAME: KUGBIYI Korede Othniel EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08101099832 CHAPTER PRESIDENT EMMANUEL ALAYANDE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, LANLATE. NAME: SHITTU Abdulbaki Olamilekan MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 08144004776, 07034814081
CHAPTER PRESIDENT EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, EKITI STATE. NAME: ADEYEMO Oluwanifesimi Afolakemi EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 07038334652
CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE. NAME: SONEYE Halimat Adetutu MAIL: Tutu4success@yahoo.com CONTACT: 08035700781
CHAPTER PRESIDENT YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, LAGOS STATE. NAME: AZEEZ Ola GbeleyI EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 0818641826, 08066476468
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CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO, OGUN STATE. NAME: DAVID Oluwabusayo Bukola EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08036601817 CHAPTER PRESIDENT OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, OGUN STATE. NAME: KAFIDIPE Hassan Olanrewaju MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 08060090436 CHAPTER PRESIDENT OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE IFE. NAME: TEMITOPE Oluwaseun Ojo MAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08153393211 CHAPTER PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN NAME: STANLEY Nnam EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 07063234955 CHAPTER PRESIDENT FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE. NAME: OLAYIWOLA Mariam Omolade MAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08131381046
FACES OF NITROâ€™17 PRESIDENTS CHAPTER PRESIDENT THE IBARAPA POLYTECHNIC, ERUWA, OYO STATE. NAME: ONUBI Everest Samuel EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 07066274583 CHAPTER PRESIDENT OSUN STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY. ESA_OKE. NAME: ADEYENI Adenike Rachel EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08131271126 CHAPTER PRESIDENT DS ADEGBENRO ICT, OGUN STATE. NAME: TEMITOPE Taiwo EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 07033121534, 09057470254 CHAPTER PRESIDENT THE OKE_OGUN POLYTECHNIC, SAKI, OYO STATE. NAME: OYENIRAN Tawakalit Omolabake EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08138482983 CHAPTER PRESIDENT LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC. LAGOS STATE. NAME: AJUMOKO Lateef Olawale EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 08176446327 CHAPTER PRESIDENT KWARA STATE, POLYTECHNIC, ILORIN. NAME: KAREEM Muheeb Abiola EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08066946138 CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERAL SCHOOL OF SURVEY, OYO. NAME: OJOYE Olukayode Emmanuel EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 08138379375 CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE NAME: OGUNBANKE Timileyin EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08102596850 CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OFFA. NAME: LAWAL Olayemi EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 08033363909 CHAPTER PRESIDENT LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO NAME: MURITALA Zainab Olaide EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08060220452
CHAPTER PRESIDENT AL HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE. NAME: MOHAMMED Abdullah Odunayo MAIL: Holiness_destiny@yahoo.co.uk CONTACT: 08035440630 CHAPTER PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY OF OSUN. NAME: AJIBADE Oluwadamilare Festus EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 07032153242 CHAPTER PRESIDENT TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION. NAME: AMINU Zainab Omobolanle EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08160867739, 07082133047 CHAPTER PRESIDENT RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC, OWO. NAME: ASEBOLATAN Michael Ayomikun EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 07066331222 CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, EDE. NAME: DANIYAN Sarafa Gbenga EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08164177454 CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERRAL POLYTECHNIC, ADO-EKITI NAME: AJOWELE Adebayo Prince EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 07063914432 CHAPTER PRESIDENT FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (TEHNICAL), AKOKA. NAME: ADUNOYE Sherifah EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 08171350737 CHAPTER PRESIDENT ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY. NAME: OLADIMEJI Olakunle EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: 08035440630 CHAPTER PRESIDENT ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA. NAME: OLADELE Oyedepo Mayowa EMAIL: CONTACT: 08162020617 CHAPTER PRESIDENT EMMANUEL ALAYANDE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OYO. NAME: ADEWUYI Nofisat Adedoja EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT: 07062565263 FOLLOW
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