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Dr. Oby Ezekwesili

25 Jan 2019
Those who unduly interfere with Nigeria’s forthcoming general elections are to face restriction of visas and other punitive measures from the United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (UK).
11 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the Electoral Law Amendment Bill has elicited strong reactions from more eminent citizens and groups who insisted that national interest should take precedence over any personal gain. Among those who urged Buhari to assent to the bill in the interest of peace and success of the 2019 elections are…
24 Nov 2018
Since her entry into active politics, Oby Ezekwesili has become one of Nigeria’s mouthpiece. Unlike the characteristic nature of Nigerian public office holders of going into oblivion after serving, Ezekwesili has remained undaunted in ensuring that Nigeria is the country she dreams of. From her times as Madam Due Process because of her radical and…
13 Nov 2018
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has called for the deregulation of the oil sector to boost the country’s economy...
12 Nov 2018
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, on Monday said she would work to build and deliver a prosperous Nigeria if elected. Ezekwesili, a former Vice-President of World Bank, made the pledge while speaking with newsmen in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential…
22 Oct 2018
The setting as it concerns next year’s presidential election is getting very complicated. At least by now, nobody could lay a finger with certitude on how the poll would pan out ultimately. There seems to be movement towards a balance of political forces in the polity.      Consequently, it is not easy to predict…
31 Jul 2018
Stakeholders and participants at the 18th NECCI PR Roundtable have insisted that only patriotic, detribalised and effective youths should be allowed to take the mantle of leadership in the country. Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, who was one of the guest speakers identified character, competence and capacity as indispensable qualities of any youth…
11 Sep 2016
Towards promoting the general welfare of Nigerians and protection of citizens, a new faith- based non-governmental organisation, Catalyst For Global Peace & Social Justice Initiative (CPJ), will be launched on Saturday....
18 Aug 2016
A move is underway by leaders of the southeast geopolitical zone to forge economic integration and reposition the region for development.The initiative will have five governors and an array of prominent Igbo leaders...
26 Jul 2016
In a bid to underscore the importance of diversifying the economy and attracting more industries to Anambra State, Chief Willy Obiano has confirmed that the concise economic blueprint...
19 Jul 2016
Six students of Alvan Ikoku College of Education (AICE) Owerri were yesterday, arrested by the police following protests in their premises, during which property worth millions, including the office complex of the Provost, Dr. Blessing Ijioma...

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