Back2Base is the flagship event of d-xtreme unit, the first edition was held in December 2004 and it is a platform for bringing young people together and strategically empowering them mentally, socially, morally and spiritually through a variety of programs including life-coaching sessions, word conferences, drama and music concerts, financial seminars, rallies, volunteer programs, skill acquisition, training, mentoring, etc.
d-xtreme unit started as a group in 2004 with interests in entertainment, media and social entrepreneurship. We have distinguished ourselves in the Sapele community and within Delta State since 2004, initiating events and projects that entertain, educate and inspire. Back2Base 2011 is the seventh edition themed: L.U.C.K – Laboring Under Correct Knowledge
We are at an epoch-making season…let’s get equipped so that we can initiate, chart and deploy monumental courses upon the earth.
SIEZE THE MOMENT – BUY THE FUTURE…NOW!
tundeAFE, a renowned Pastor, Transformational speaker, Leadership expert, and corporate strategist is a phenomenon in Ado-Ekiti and beyond. Being the senior pastor of the highly impactful House of Faith Christian Centre in Ado-Ekiti, Tunde Afe’s vast corporate essence, intelligence and experience-both as a pastor and a corporate individual, has made him a highly sought after speaker with a high pedigree for excellence and smooth teaching skills. He is the CEO of Faithway Resources and Motionzone Consulting and his overriding passion is to see people live their lives to their full potential and become the very best for God. He is happily married to Omolola, blessed with children and they both impact their world from the city of Ado-Ekiti. You can contact him here.
**He will be speaking on “Basics of enterprise development”, “Dynamics of the economic space” and “Governmental Authority”.
tundeEKPEKUREDE, currently a Doctoral Student (DBA) at the University of Liverpool, UK, graduated with a second class upper honors degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Structural Design from the University of Benin, as the best graduating structural engineering student in 1989 and was a recipient of the famous Professor Smith memorial award of the faculty of engineering on account of his excellent research work on the behavior of piles and piled structures. His active practice of engineering, led him into business management in 2000. In 2001, his consummate research zeal turned from Civil Engineering to General Management. In that same year he was admitted by the Lagos Business School to pursue a diploma in Advanced Management -Advanced Management Program (AMP-12).
Believing that the success of any endeavor rested in the quality of the management, he enrolled as a full time MBA student, at the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business – University College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Graduating with honors in 2004, he set aside his hunger for a doctoral degree to acquire more firsthand management experience in industry. Between the years 2004 and 2008, he worked as a turnaround specialist in ailing British and Irish companies. At one time, he worked as CEO of Titan Precast Limited, Belfast, United Kingdom. In 2008 he returned to Nigeria and was immediately appointed Chief Operating Officer of ABB Powerlines Limited. After almost two years of management excellence he returned to research and management training in 2010.
He is currently CEO of Leader2Leader, a managerial peer to peer training consultancy and the now popular Learning 4 Living training organization and Learning for Living Business School. Combining strategic vision with execution capability, he has led teams to success in complex Change Management assignments and Operational decisiveness. Regarded as an agent of change and creating economic empowerment across Nigeria and Europe, he currently sits on the board of a number of companies in Nigeria and the United Kingdom, he is an Alumni of the Lagos Business School, a member of the Institute of Directors (UK) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, London.
He spends his time between Nigeria and the United Kingdom sharing his wealth of management experience. You can reach him at www.learning4living.biz
**He will be speaking on “Corporate Nigeria: past, present & future” and “Political leadership and influence”.
SaheedADEPOJU 28, is co-founder and chief visionary of the Encipher Group, a Nigeria-based technology company which has produced the Nigeria’s first tablet computer, ‘Inye’.
He has over 6years experience within the software development industry; very proficient in Java development. He is a SUN certified Java programmer and a Microsoft certified Business solution specialist on Microsoft Dynamix AX 2009. He is responsible for charting the innovation trend within Encipher to ensure it adheres to recent development within the ICT industry.
Encipher’s mission is o express and preserve cultures using technology. You can reach him on www.enciphergroup.com
**He will be speaking on “Political implication of the technological revolution” and “Economic implication of the technological revolution”
wesleyEKPEKUREDE, a lecturer in Political Science at the Delta State university is a graduate of the University of Benin, where he also studied Comparative politics and development studies at the post graduate level. He has been involved in teaching courses in Political economy, methodology, public policy as well as international economic relations for at least seventeen (17) years at the university level.
He has to his credit, numerous publications in journals, e.g. Journal of Social Policy and Society, Journal of BusinessAdministration and Management as well as the Proceedings of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS) in Georgia, United States.
His interest in academic research has seen participate in several conferences and workshops. Currently a doctoral candidate, his dissertation is on The Political Economy of Corruption in Post-Colonial Nigeria. A member several professional bodies such as the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), Association of Third World Studies (ATWS), Inc., Georgia, United States; Associate member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); fellow, Strategic Institute for Natural Resources and Human Development (FRHD); associate Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Industrial Administration (NIIA). He also served as a resource person to the DELTA STATE THINK TANK ON DEVELOPMENT (DSTTD) which facilitated the development of a blueprint to guide the government in development initiative at the state level.
He has also been involved in several workshops and training programs for staff of public and private organizations and as a resource person in diverse seminars and conferences organized by Local governments and the Organized Private sector within Nigeria. Before his foray into the academia, he had been involved in the corporate world garnering experience in consulting, management and personnel administration in various organizations in Lagos, Warri and Sapele. He has also engaged in business entrepreneurship till date. you can contact him here.
**He will be speaking on “Innovations in local internal democracy”.
timiPUDIE, is a preacher, entrepreneur & creativity consultant. He resides in Warri, Delta State with his lovely wife, Christabel and together they run their NGO and mentor teenagers.
He is also a motivational Speaker and Life Coach with a mission to raise an inspired army of change agents and nation builders.
He is the CEO of Ideas Planet. You can reach him on www.timipudie.org
**He will be running two sessions on “Wealth Creation Opportunities”.
fannyEKPEKUREDE, is the coordinator of Christ Centre a ministry raised by God to call forth saints into the fullness of Christ.
She also coordinates MORNING JOY, a prayer ministry dedicated to interceding for the body of Christ and the nation. A gifted teacher, author of four books “The Lordship of Christ” , “The Cross” , “The Christ Generation” “Understanding the Body of Christ”, fanny teaches God’s word passionately.
Her passion is to see the Church grow into the fullness of the stature of Christ. you can reach her here.
**She will be speaking at the Grand finale on Laboring Under Correct Knowledge!
These sessions are split in two, BIZ and GOVERNANCE;
you can register for one stream; either BIZ or GOV. @ N500
or register for both, BIZ & GOV @ #1,000 per participant
To register, text your name, phone number, occupation, e-mail address, your desired session to 08052760597,
e.g. (paul – 08011112233 – banker or student- email@example.com – BIZ or GOV)
you will get a confirmatory text message; come to the venue with the text and registration fee.
GOVERNANCE LEADERSHIP (Tuesday & Wednesday)
- 27th December ’11 @ 9am-12pm
- 28th December ’11 @ 9am-12pm
BIZ LEADERSHIP (Tuesday & Wednesday)
- 27th December ’11 @ 2pm-5pm
- 28th December ’11 @ 2pm-5pm
@ CGMI Auditorium, former All States Bank building (before the check point), Amukpe, Sapele
GRAND FINALE @ 3pm on Thursday, 29th December, 2011
@ Victory International Family Assembly (VIFA), new road, Sapele.
29th December ’11, 2011 @ 9am-12pm: Book reading/presentation of 1000units of books to the Sapele Public Library. For more information on donations, attendance, registration, hotel and directions: ‘yoma – 08052760597, Uyi – 08038858241, 08072790212; Kayla – 08060484014 firstname.lastname@example.org , www.twitter.com/yomzie_, www.facebook.com/d-xtremeunitfoundation