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Oby Ezekwesili urges federal government to tackle insecurity

A former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Saturday decried the spate of killings and other violent crimes in the country.
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Oby Ezekwesili: President Buhari ruling a divided nation

Former Minister of Education and Ex-Presidential candidate Oby Ezekwesili has said Nigerians reaction to Ruga settlements revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is ruling a divided country, adding that it’s time for President to call for a ‘ frank and deep conversation’.
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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.
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Ex-minister Ezekwesili harps on importance of quality education

Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said quality and relevant education were necessary for transformation of a country

Nigeria will not survive the 2019 presidential election

For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019 presidential election has proved to be the last straw. We are now convinced that Nigeria is a hopeless case. This country is not just a major disappointment; it is decidedly firmly on the trajectory of a future break up.
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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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INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
President Buhari participates at the signing of 2nd National Peace Accord in Abuja on 13th Feb 2019-6

Buhari vs Atiku: The inconvenient truth

One foreign newspaper said Nigerians have to choose between a former dictator and an alleged kleptocrat. Another one, The Guardian of London, was not so diplomatic. It said Nigerians have to decide between “a stingy rightwing dictator and an established thief.”
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.
The National Action Council on Sunday elected its National Chairman, Dr Rabia Cengiz as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Election: Female presidential candidate steps down for President Buhari

A female presidential candidate on the platform of National Action Council (NAC), Dr Rabia Hassan Cengiz, has stepped down and thrown her weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of next week’s presidential election.
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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.
The parties of presidential candidates, Fela Durotoye, Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), and Kingsley Moghalu’s Young Progressives Party (YPP) have formed a ‘coalition force’ in preparation for 2019 general election.

ANN, YPP form coalition ahead of presidential election

The parties of presidential candidates, Fela Durotoye, Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), and Kingsley Moghalu’s Young Progressives Party (YPP) have formed a ‘coalition force’ in preparation for 2019 general election.
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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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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.