Be part of Africa’s ecosystem of transformational leaders.

At the February 2021 Induction in Abuja

Enter! Build Skills! Make Connections! Make Impact!

Members of FLED Institute pose for family picture.


Special April MEMBERSHIP INDUCTION to mark 26th year Anniversary of FLED GROUP

In appreciation of your support, we are offering you a 20% rebate for April Membership Induction.

This Offer Closes on March 8. 

Induction holds on Saturday, April 17, 2021

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50% reduction in Annual Membership Renewal Fee, Effective from March 1, 2021

L-R: Obadiah Tohomdet, Hfi, Mr. Femi Adesina, SA to the President on Media and Publicity, being inducted as Fellow of FLED Institute at the Presidential Villa; Joseph Ibekwe, President; Mrs. Chinenye Amene, Cmi

Every society needs leaders. Leaders create vision, create cultures and harness available resources to promote inclusive development.
Society is multi-dimensional. Leaders that seek to make a difference in society must also become multi-dimensional.
Multi-dimensional leaders are often referred to as transformational leaders. Africa is in dire need of transformational leaders.


We democratize knowledge so that you can understand the nature of society, how society works, and how society inter-connects.

We groom you to become a public intellectual who creates knowledge for social progress.

We support you to become a Public Citizen who works with others to revitalize society and establish norms.

We train you to become a transformational leader who makes inclusive development possible in order to stabilize society.


We democratize knowledge.

We groom public intellectuals.

We support individuals to become public citizens.

We train you to become a Transformational leader.

FLED INSTIUTE nurtures an ecosystem of transformational leaders across Africa.

Our people make inclusive development possible.

They stabilize their own society.


Be part of the Continental Network 

We are delighted to invite you to  the ecosystem of visionary leaders working for Africa’s transformation.

Members of Fled Institute are a multi-disciplinary cream of professionals who belong to different leadership sub-groups.


Membership Benefits

The Institute offers you platform as a resource person to speak, teach and facilitate at the Institute’s programmes. 

You enjoy the fellowship and network of a multi-disciplinary, continent-wide membership of professionals.

Fellows serve as Mentors in Fled Mentoring Programme (FMP).

You participate in Continuing Professional Leadership Education Programme (CPLE).

You have access to the Institute’s Conferences, events, resources and publications at discounted rates.

You receive diverse supports to enhance your success in Public Service, Business and Politics.

Proud inductees display their certificates

Membership Sub-Groups

You can choose to be identified in any two Membership Sub-groups. 

Corporate Leadership (CL) – Leaders devoted to implementing the principles and values of transformational leadership in the corporate world. They operate as part of a company’s executive structure including Members of Board of Directors. Also, individuals working in the corporate world, are enlisted in this group.

Political Leadership (PL) – Those devoted to implementing the principles and values of transformational leadership in the public political space. They include those that lead as partisan politicians, who are in government or seek to be in Government. According to Robert C.Tucker, “they lead a political community”.

Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership (BEL) – Those committed to applying the principles of transformational leadership in creating and running their own businesses as serial entrepreneurs.

Community Leadership (CoL) – Those committed to implementing  transformational leadership values and principles as community leaders for the transformation of their communities and community associations.

Educational Leadership (EL) Those devoted to implementing the principles of transformational leadership in the education sector as leaders, faculty members and administrators.


Membership Categories

Sign up today to get 20% off your induction fee for April.

1. Graduate Member (Gmi)

This is for final year under-graduate students in tertiary Institutions and those with less than three years post-graduation experience.  Registration fee: N15,000 , N12, 000 ($40), $32. Annual Renewal fee: N5, 000 ($13)

2. Associate Member (Ami)

He/she must be a graduate in any discipline with at least three years post graduation. Mature individuals with proven years of leadership experience but with less academic qualifications may also apply for Associate membership.  Registration fee: N25,000, N20, 000 ($65), $55Annual Renewal fee: N7,500 ($19).

3. Certified Member (Cmi)

He/she must possess a Masters degree or be a graduate with at least seven years post-graduation work experience.  Registration fee: N40,000, N32, 000 ($105), $84. Annual Renewal fee: N12,500 ($32)

Members of Fled Institute take time off to share meal together.

4. Associate Fellow (Asi)

He/she must possess a Masters degree, has held/hold leadership position at senior levels in private or public service, for no less than 10 years. Registration fee: N60, 000, N48, 000 ($155), $124. Annual Renewal fee: N15, 000 ($39)

5. Professional Fellow (Pfi)

He/she must possess a Ph.D in any discipline, or holds a Masters degree with at least ten years post-graduation work experience, and has held senior level leadership position in private or public service, for no less than 15 years.  Registration fee: N75, 000, N60, 000 ($195), $156Annual Renewal fee: N20, 000 ($52)

6. Distinguished Fellow (Dfi)

A Senior Public Servant, Politician, Business or Religious leader who has spent no less than 30 years in senior leadership position, with a minimum of Masters degree. Registration fee: N90, 000 ($231).  Annual Renewal fee: N25, 000 ($64).

7. Honourary Fellow (Hfi)

Honourary Fellows are senior citizens and outstanding individuals in society who are nominated for recognition by the Institute because of their contributions in the fields of business, governance, arts, academics, etc. This is strictly by nomination. Minimum contribution in support of the Institute is N250, 000 ($642). Annual Fellowship Renewal: N25, 000 ($64)



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Once we receive your payment, we shall send you Pre-induction materials to prepare you for induction.

Membership Induction

Because of the COVID-19 protocols, we now hold online and physical induction ceremonies for qualified members into the Institute.

About FLED Institute

LED International Leadership Institute Ltd/Gte is a graduate leadership school with the mandate to train leaders and entrepreneurs for Africa’s transformation. FLED Institute was established on August 15, 1999 and incorporated in Nigeria on January 21, 2010 as a private Company Limited by Guarantee under the Companies and Allied Matters Act CAP 59, Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Institute exists as a global training arm of the Incorporated Trustees of Foundation for Leadership & Education Development (FLED) – an NGO founded in 1995. The Institute is approved by the Federal Ministry of Education and Federal Ministry of Justice to provide leadership education and to offer Leadership Certification Courses to prepare individuals to become transformational Leaders.

Our Vision (We see)

“A world-class institution graduating transformed leaders and entrepreneurs, with a repertoire of skills and ethical values for Africa’s socio-political transformation”.

Our Mission Statement

“To enhance human capital infrastructure through continuing professional leadership education, mentorship and research”

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We look forward to your joining this prestigious leadership development Institute.


At FLED Institute, we consider Failure, impossible!  We always deploy our best resources to support and provide leverage to our members to enable them succeed in their professions, careers and public service.


The Institute provides ambiance where Faculty, Students, Members, and Staff interact seamlessly to promote learning, earning, friendship, professional advancement, and a networked commitment to a better society. 


FLED INSTITUTE is the foremost Graduate Leadership School in Africa. We nurture leaders to think and to work for a better global society. Working in Nigeria since 1999.


FLED Institute!

A lasting experience


Make the connection. Experience the joy!