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The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.

Former Nigerian minister appointed to IBFD board of trustees

IBFD, the world’s foremost authority on cross-border taxation, has announced the appointment of Dr Oby Ezekwesili to its Board of Trustees, effective from 1 April 2020.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Wole Soyinka: Oby Ezekwesili, others call for value-based democracy

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Senior Economic Advisor, Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI) along with other speakers at the 11th Wole Soyinka Centre Media Lecture Series, held on Saturday, 13 July 2019 at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, have called on Nigerians to insist on values in determining those who become their leaders and how the polity is administered.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti election: Appeal Court dismisses Segun Oni’s eligibility case against Governor Fayemi

The Appeal Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday dismissed the case filed by former Governor Segun Oni against Governor Kayode Fayemi contesting his eligibility as the All Progressives Congress candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship election.

Obiageli Ezekwesili emerges ACPN presidential candidate

Former Minister of Education and erstwhile Vice President of the World Bank, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has been elected as the Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN).

Ex-Minister Ezekwesili advocates reduction of party election forms to N100,000

Nigeria’s former minister of education Obiageli Ezekwesili has called for a mass reduction in the sales price of forms for elective offices in the country to 100,000 Naira.
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Ekiti guber: Why we stopped Governor Fayose, PDP from holding rally – Police

The Ekiti State Police Command has said that it prevented a rally called by the state governor, Ayodele Faose, from holding on Wednesday to forestall the outbreak of violence between the two leading political parties.

Ekiti guber: APC chieftain urges court to disqualify Kayode Fayemi

Few weeks to the Ekiti State governorship election, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Oladimeji Olakunle Olatunji, has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, to disqualify it governorship candidate John Kayode Fayemi from contesting the Ekiti State Governorship election scheduled for July 14.

President Buhari: Getting replacement for Kayode Fayemi won’t be easy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said it would be difficult to get a replacement for Kayode Fayemi, former Minister of Solid Minerals and Steel Development.

Ekiti guber: Governors, Ministers shun Kayode Fayemi campaign committee inauguration

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) shunned the inauguration of the governorship campaign committee of the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.

Kayode Fayemi: Ekiti in critical need of rescue

The minister of solid minerals, Kayode Fayemi, says he is not on a vengeance mission as he seeks to return as governor of Ekiti state.

Ekiti guber: I’ve not been disqualified – Kayode Fayemi

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming Ekiti Governorship Election and Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has denied the news making the rounds that he had been disqualified from the rescheduled primary.

Osinbajo, wife, Aisha Buhari, governors, ministers attend wedding reception of Ajimobi’s son to Ganduje’s...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, were among the dignitaries that attended the wedding reception of Idris and Fatima Ajimobi.

Ekiti guber: We are ready for Kayode Fayemi – Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said he and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ready for the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in the state.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

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