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Samuel Ndanusa Isaiah (May 1, 1962 – December 11, 2020), commonly known as Sam Nda-Isaiah, was a Nigerian political columnist, pharmacist, entrepreneur and journalist. He was the founder and chairman of the Leadership Newspaper. He died on Friday, 11th December, 202
0 after a brief illness.

Sam Ndanusa Isaiah Biography & History Profile
Samuel Isaiah

1 May 1962

Died 11 December 2020(202

Abuja, Nigeria
Nationality Nigeria
State Niger state
Tribe Nupe
Religion Christian
Aged 58
Education National University of Singapore
Obafemi Awolowo University
Alma mater Obafemi Awolowo University
Occupation Political columnist
Notable work
Leadership Newspaper
Nigeria: FULL D
ISCLOSURE (newspaper column)
Title Chairman of Leadership Newspaper Group
Term 2013–2015
Political party All Progressive Congress


Sam Nda-Isaiah was born in Minna, Nigeria. He attended UNA Elementary School before switching to Christ Church School, Kaduna in 1968. He later went on to study Federal Government College, Kaduna, from 1974 to 1979. After graduating, he was admitted to Obafemi Awolowo University and studied pharmaceuticals. A
t that time, he participated in the Kaduna State Schools Challenge, a quiz organized by the Kaduna State Education Board, and won first prize. He also enrolled in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at
the National University of Singapore. He completed a mandatory year of the National Youth Services Corps at the Ekiti General Hospital and the Ekiti State Hospital in 1984.


Sam Nda-Isaiah briefly worked as a pharmacist at the Kano Specialist Hospital before moving to General Hospital, Minna. He worked at Pfizer Products Limited from 1985 to 1989. He began his columnist work with The Dai
ly Trust Editorial Board as a board member and worked as a committee member in the Kano State Government to revive The Triumph, a Kano owned
In 2003, he headed Mohammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign publicities.

He was a member of the Asian think-tank, t
he Global Institute for Tomorrow in Hong Kong. In 2019 he was appointed board member of the Baze University.

Leadership Newspape
r Group

In 2001, he founded the Leadership Newspaper Group. He wrote Nigeria: Full Disclosure: Selected Writings on Governance, Democracy and Statecraft, May 1999 – March 2004 and
raised around 17 million naira to fund the group.

He had a weekly column in Daily Trust titled “Last Word and Earshot”. After that he established the Leadership Newspaper, where the column became one of the most popular in Nigeria.

Educational Honors

  • Ph.D., Forestry & Environmental Studies (Social Ecology), Yale University
  • M.Philosophy, Forestry & Environmental Studies (Social Ecology), Yale University
  • M.S., Natural Resource Management (Environmental Education and Interpretation), University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
  • B.B.A., International Business & French, James Madison University
  • M.S., media and publicity School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University.


In 2015 Sam Nda Isaiah ran for presidency with All Progressives Congress after suspending his columnist ambition, but he lost to Muhammadu Buhari in the primaries.

He was conferred with
the chieftaincy title “Aare Baaroyin of Akure Kingdom” by Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi,Odundun.


  • Management of social conflict in a plural society. Mahmood Yakubu; Sam Nda-Isaiah, Bukar Zarma, Kaduna state, Nigeria, Arewa Consultative Forum, 2003. Conference publication; Conference papers and proceedings Congresses.

    ISBN 9783505467, 9789783505469, .OCLC 85772620

  • Nigeria; full disclosure: selected writings on governance, democracy and statecraft, May 1999 – March 2004, Sam Nda Isaiah, Abuja, Free Press, Subjects Nigeria — Politics and government, 1993-2007. Politics and gover
    nment, Sam Nda-Isaiah. ISBN 9783721801, 9789783721807, OCLC70292374
  • Judgment to lead. Uche Odika Junior, Xlibris, 2014, Sam Nda-Isaiah, Sam. Nigeria – Economic conditions — 1970- Nigeria — Politics and government — 2007-. Named Person: Sam Nda Isaiah, ISBN 9781499085914, 1499085915, OCLC883376652


  • Nigeria: Full Disclosure; Selected Writings on Governance, Democracy and Statecraft, May 1999/March 2004, S. Nda-Isaiah Sam. Free Press 2004, ISBN 9783721801, ISBN 9789783721807
  • Judgment to Lead: A Conversation with Sam Nda-Isaiah (Kakaki Nupe), Uche Odika Junior, Xlibris Corporation LLC, 2014. ISBN 1499085893, ISBN 9781499085891, 216 pages

SOURCE: Wikipedia


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