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Nigeria’s Former Minister, Obiageli Ezekwesili Wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the former Education Minister, 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. A former vice-president for Africa of the World Bank, co-founder of Transparency International, and anti-corruption activist, the award celebrates her efforts in…

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Oby Ezekwesili Speaks On Her Presidential Aspirations As She Covers TW Magazine’s Latest Issue

Presidential aspirant, Obiageli Ezekwesili for 2019 forthcoming elections is the cover star for Today’s Woman magazine’s November/December 2018 issue. In this edition, the former Minister of Education let us into her world by sharing her vision for Nigeria. She also revealed the man who helped her find her voice and why she believes she can…

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Oby Ezekwesili Conferred With Honorary Degree From The University Of Essex

Former Minister of Education and co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Dr.Obiageli Ezekwesili was yesterday conferred with an Honorary Degree from the University of Essex. Neil Kellard, a professor at Essex Business School, paid tribute to the former vice president of the World Bank Africa’s region saying, “Her diligence in reform, and exposing…

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Oby Ezekewesili, Nicki Minaj, Donald Trump, More At The 2016 Time 100 Gala – Red Carpet Photos!

The 2016 Time 100 Gala, Time’s Most Influential People In The World was held yesterday at the Jazz At Lincoln Center at the Times Warner Center in New York City. Artists, scientists, actors, sportspersons, leaders and many others doing noteworthy work in their respective fields, all gathered to celebrate TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential…

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Buhari Provides Buses To Convey #Bringbackourgirls Protesters To Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari provided buses to convey members of the #Bringbackourgirls (BBOG) group to the inner precincts of the presidential villa. ‎According to the Thecable.ng, the BBOG group were scheduled to meet with the president on Tuesday, had converged on the Unity Fountain, Abuja, at 9am. The procession was led by Obiageli Ezekwesili and Aishat…

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#BringBackOurGirls Campaigner Obiageli Ezekwesili Calls On Obama To Help Find Missing Girls

Former Minister of Education and Bring Back Our Girls campaigner, Obiageli Ezekwesili has called on President Barrack Obama to do more to help find the girls abducted by Islamist group Boko Haram. “If he could get Osama bin Laden, he could get our girls,” she said.   Ezekwesili, who was named one of the world’s…

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Is This Wrong? Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, Dangote, Lupita, More Named Most Influential Africans

This year’s listing of what has become one of the definitive listings of most influential Africans makes for an interesting read. It was a year that saw over 200 schoolgirls abducted overnight by the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram – an event Obiageli Ezekwesili was not going to let slip away quietly. Listed by New…

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Former Minister Of Education, Oby Ezekwesili Narrates Her Experience With The State Security Service

Oby Ezekwesili tells her ordeal to members of the Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans. A former Minister of Education and a champion of the #BringBackOurGirls Campaign, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has narrated her ordeals in the hands of security operatives at the Abuja International Airport on Monday, Punch reports. Ezekwesili was delayed for over 40 minutes by men…

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Abike Dabiri, Mo Abudu, Alibaba, Ice Prince, Julius Agwu, Monalisa Chinda -Chude Jideonwo’s Book Launch

Media Personality and Youth Activist Chude Jideonwo launched his new book; ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ yesterday Sunday, 25 May 2014, at the Federal Place Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos. Chude Jideonwo and Denrele Edun Abike Dabiri The launch launch event was chaired by former World Bank Vice-President, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili. Other special guests in…

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Obiageli Ezekwesili Leads Women To Protest In Abuja Over Chibok Girls Kidnapping

Thousands of Nigerians stormed the National Assembly Abuja, protesting government complacency in securing the release of more than 200 female pupils of Federal Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Led by former Minister of Education, Mrs.Obiageli Ezekwesili, the protesters converged on the Unity Fountain for the protest, which they tagged Rescue for Chibok Girls.…

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