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Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.

Former presidential candidate Olapade Agoro passes on

Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.

2023: Oby Ezekwesili, Femi Falana, Olisa Agbakoba, others launch political movement

Over 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have launched a new political movement ahead of the 2023 general elections.
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Kogi, Bayelsa guber: ACPN drags INEC to Supreme Court over exclusion

The national leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Supreme Court over unlawful exclusion from the November 16, 2019, Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections.

Ekiti council poll: 12 political parties task SIEC on transparency

Twelve political parties under the banner of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed readiness to take part in the December 7 local government elections in Ekiti State.
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Xenophobia: African politicians responsible for youths’ miserable situation – Oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has berated African politicians, saying they are responsible for the “miserable situation that is not worthy of the young people that hold them responsible for their fate.”

ACPN: Those calling for sack of Abba Kyari are enemies of the president

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has said that those calling for the sack of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, are those who do not mean well for the President, saying they were political jobbers within the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Oby Ezekwesili: Nigeria’s economy a disaster under President Buhari

Former Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) in the 2019 elections, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has blasted the performance of the Buhari Administration, especially in terms of economic and social growth.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

ACPN congratulates President Buhari, wants government of national unity

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari “on his well deserved victory at the just concluded presidential election”, urging him to form a Government of National Unity.
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Oby Ezekwesili garners 7,223 votes despite withdrawing from presidential race

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari winner of Saturday’s presidential election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Red Card Movement: We didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

The Red Card Movement, a socio-organisation co-founded by a former presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has described as untrue, claims that it had endorsed a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming general elections.
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ACPN rejects Oby Ezekwesili’s explanation on campaign funds

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has said it is still not satisfied with the account rendered by its former presidential candidate Oby Ezekwesili on donations received during her short-lived presidential campaign.
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Oby Ezekwesili: We raised N48.9 million, $17,645, £200 for my campaign

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has retired her campaign funds, accounting for “every penny” spent.
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Oby Ezekwesili: ACPN leaders were desperate for money

A former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has revealed that she withdrew from the race because of the desperation of the leadership of the party to get money from her foreign contacts.
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Oby Ezekwesili: I’m dedicated to public accountability

A former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has restated her commitment to “absolute dedication to public accountability”.
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Oby Ezekwesili apologises, explains why she withdrew from presidential run

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Dr Oby Ezekwesili on Monday in Abuja gave reasons why she suddenly withdrew from 2019 presidential race.
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Oby Ezekwesili: Justice Onnoghen’s suspension unconstitutional

Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has declared the move by President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, as an unconstitutional action.

Election: INEC’s decision on Oby Ezekwesili in order – analyst

A Political Scientist, Prof. Femi Otubanjo, says the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Dr Oby Ezekwesili’s decision to withdraw from the 2019 presidential race is in order.
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Don: Oby Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race ’embarrassing, suspicious’

A professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Jonah Onuoha, has described the withdrawal of Oby Ezekwesili from the presidential race at the eleventh hour as “embarrassing and suspicious”.

Akin Oyebode lauds Oby Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race

Prof. Akin Oyebode of International Law and Jurisprudence, on Friday lauded Dr Oby Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from the presidential race in the 2019 elections.
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Oby Ezekwesili: How ACPN leaders pushed me out of presidential race

Oby Ezekwesili has dismissed allegation by the leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) that she her presidential ambition was to use the party’s platform to negotiate a ministerial position in the next political dispensation.
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Election: Oby Ezekwesili reacts to ACPN’s allegations

The former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has denied all allegations made against her by the party in the aftermath of her withdrawal from the presidential election.

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River to supply healthcare materials with drones

Cross River Health Insurance Agency plans to use drones to deliver health materials to rural areas, the Director-General, Mr Godwin Iyala, said in Calabar on Monday.

Seven Benue schoolgirls sent home over ‘spiritual attack’

At least, seven female pupils of Universal Basic Education (UBE) Junior Secondary School in Nyiman layout of Makurdi in Benue State have been sent home to their parents after they suffered a spiritual attack popular referred to in Tiv parlance as ‘Iyor genen.’
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Police detain woman over ‘plot to sell’ baby for N40,000 in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi state police Command, Tuesday detained a prostitute, Victoria Chukwube over an alleged plot to sell her baby boy for N40,000.
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Nigerian agency collects rabbits urine for fertilizer production

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) says it has collected over 25,000 litres of urine from over 5,000 rabbits for production of organic fertilizer.

Barcelona: Josep Bartomeu innocent until proven guilty

Barcelona confirmed on Monday police raided the club's offices as part of an investigation into the hiring of a company to improve the image of former president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

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At least 317 schoolgirls were abducted by bandits in the Friday morning raid on Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Zamfara State, the police have said.

Vigilante: How we chased gunmen who abduct Zamfara schoolgirls

When gunmen raided the Government Girl’s Secondary School ,GGSS, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara state and abducted over 300 schoolgirls, a local vigilante, Abubakar Adamu, said he was together with soldiers that gave the bandits hot chase inside the bush.
The Commissioner of Police in Rivers, Friday Eboka, dissolved a special police tactical unit code-named Eagle Crack Squad on Friday.

Police disband ‘notorious’ tactical unit in Rivers

The Commissioner of Police in Rivers, Friday Eboka, dissolved a special police tactical unit code-named Eagle Crack Squad on Friday.
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NCAC chief enjoins ambassador-designates to promote Nigeria’s culture

The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Mr. Segun Runsewe, has enjoined the ambassadorial nominees to promote Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage and the economy in their different missions.

MSF devises strategy to get medical care for Borno communities

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) otherwise known as Doctors Without Borders (DWB) has devised a strategy to take medical care to hard-to-reach areas in the volatile Borno State.

Gunmen kill 36 in attacks on two northern Nigerian states

Gunmen killed 36 people in two attacks in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, a day after insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa’s most populous nation, officials and residents said.