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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.

Ministerial appointments: Not a party affair

The argument that President Muhammadu Buhari should bother more about Atiku Abubakar’s petition against his re-election rather than concentrating on forming a government, loses sight of the ‘no vacuum in government’ philosophy
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Oby Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.
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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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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.

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: Abdul-Ganiyu Galadima’s allegations are baseless

Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, has described allegation by the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Abdul-Ganiyu Galadima, that she was never really serious about her presidential ambition as baseless.

INEC: It is impossible for any presidential candidate to withdraw now

The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected the declaration by Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, that she is withdrawing from the February 16 presidential election.
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ACPN: Oby Ezekwesili used our party to negotiate to be finance minister

The leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has accused its presidential candidate, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, of using the party to negotiate for ministerial position.
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INEC faults Oby Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has faulted the withdrawal of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria’s presidential candidate, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, from the race based on constitutional provisions.
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Obiageli Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili on Thursday stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election.
Three Presidential Candidates, Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) and Kingsley Moghalu of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) on Saturday clashed on the economy in the televised debate held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

Presidential candidates endorse ‘vote not fight’ campaign

Three Presidential Candidates, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, Fela Durotoye and Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, have pledged their commitment towards making the forthcoming general election violence-free.
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Oby Ezekwesili: I’m on a mission to rescue Nigeria from incompetent leaders

The Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, in Kaduna on Thursday said she has the competence and capacity to solve Nigeria’s complex problems.
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Oby Ezekwesili: How I plan to tackle girl-child education if elected president

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ekekwesili, says getting girls in school must be a priority for every nation, especially one like Nigeria which she says, is still “struggling with development”.

Elections: INEC releases final list of candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the Presidential and National Assembly Election, scheduled for Feb. 16.
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INEC bars Rivers, Zamfara APC candidates from national assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for February 16, barring APC candidates in Zamfara and Rivers states.

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