Tag Archives: Oby Ezekwesili

President Buhari Faces Backlash For Refusing To Address The Nation Amid Coronavirus Scare

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently facing online backlash on social media for refusing to address Nigerians on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Buhari had refused to speak on the matter unlike his counterparts in many other countries battling the virus. Just last week, the Senate had asked the president to address Nigerians which led to one…

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Folorunsho Alakija, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And More Make Forbes Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women List

​Forbes Africa’s has released its first-ever compilation of 50 Most Powerful Women in the continent and among them are ten Nigerians. This Pan-African list which was published in the March 2020 issue of the magazine outlined those who have been leading ideas and industries while purposefully contributing to nation-building and positively impacting the lives around…

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Oby Ezekwesili, Jim Ovia, Others Bashed For Attending WEF in South Africa Amidst Xenophobic Protests

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, have drawn the ire of some Nigerians over their attendance of the World Economic Forum on Africa holding in South Africa amid protests by Nigerian and other countries against xenophobic attacks by South Africans. Ezekwesili, who is the former presidential…

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We Raised N48.9m, $17,645, £200 For My Campaign – Oby Ezekwesili

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has retired her campaign funds, accounting for “every penny” spent. The former vice-president of the World Bank, in a detailed breakdown of income and expenditure, said the campaign raised N48,957,416.00, $ 17,645.00, and £200, from October 1, 2018 to February 2,…

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ACPN Leader’s Greed Made Me Quit Presidential Race – Oby Ezekwesili

A former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, on Monday explained that she withdrew from the race because of the desperation of the leadership of the party to get money from her foreign contacts. She also described as “more laughable moments”, allegations that her presidential candidacy was a scheme…

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Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

Presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has withdrawn from presidential race and opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. In a statement issued this morning by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, Ezekwesili, was quoted as…

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Presidential Aspirant Oby Ezekwesili Covers The Sunday Edition’s Of Guardian Life And ThisDay Style

Presidential aspirant Oby Ezekwesili is the latest cover star to grace the Sunday edition’s Guardian Life and ThisDay Style Magazine. In an interview with the Guardian Life, shot by legendary photographer, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, she talks about her interest in politics, Chibok girls and family. Oby Ezekwesili who prides herself on speaking the truth says she…

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Atiku And Buhari Can’t Bring The Change Nigeria Needs – Oby Ezekwesili

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili, has insisted that former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar cannot bring about the change which Nigerians are yearning for. Speaking while featuring on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television, Ezekwesil said Abubakar, who is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,…

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OB Focus! Oby Ezekwesili – Nigerian Chartered Accountant & Activist

Obiageli Ezekwesili (popularly known as Oby Ezekwesili) is a Nigerian chartered accountant. She was a co-founder of Transparency International, serving as one of the pioneer directors of the global anti-corruption body based in Berlin, Germany. She served as Federal Minister of Solid Minerals and then as Federal Minister of Education during the second-term presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo. Since then, she served as…

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FCT Police Command Explains Dention & Arrest Of Ezekwesili & Other BBOG Activists

The Abuja Police Command has issued a statement in response to reports that it arrested some members of the #BringBackOurGirls movement as they moved to stage a march to the Presidential Villa. One of those restrained is a former Minister of Education and co-leader of the movement, Obiageli Ezekwesili. The former minister too to Twitter…

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