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28 Apr 2021
Dr Oby Ezekwesili came into national prominence at the young age of 36 when she was the presidential aide on Due Process to former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999.
29 Jan 2021
The father of one of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted in the northern town of Chibok said his daughter has escaped from the camp of Boko Haram, BBC reports on Friday. The father told the BBC that he has spoken to his daughter, amid unconfirmed reports that an unknown number of the girls had escaped from…
5 Nov 2020
The immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Atahiru Jega, will lead Nigerians from diverse political parties and organisations to speak at the public launch of #FixPolitics on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Notable young Nigerians that will join the former INEC chairman to canvass on fixing Nigeria’s politics include Aisha Yesufu, Iyinoluwa…
20 Mar 2020
Former Presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged the leadership of the National Assembly to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address the Nigerian public on his administration’s strategies and efforts at containing the Coronavirus pandemic and global economic shock. Ezekwesili's spokesperson Ozioma Ubabukoh in a statement said that “at a…
24 Jan 2020
Presidential aide Lauretta Onochie has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the former minister of education Oby Ezekwesili of influencing Nigeria's latest position on the 2019 global corruption index. Onochie uploaded the duo's picture on her Twitter account which she captioned " here are the #AngryBirds who Founded Transparency International Should we listen to them?…
4 Oct 2019
Former minister of Education Obiageli Ezekwesili Friday said Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is making governance in the country look more difficult than it is in reality. "Governance of our country Nigeria is undoubtedly a complex and tough task but let’s be honest with our Buhari and collectively let him know that it is definitely not…
26 Jul 2019
Central Bank of Nigeria Friday said its proposed foreign exchange policy on milk is aimed at boosting local milk production and job creation. "Nigeria and the welfare of all Nigerians come first in all our policies considerations," CBN said on Friday. "Our focus remains forex savings, job creation and investments in milk local production. " One of…
26 Jul 2019
The former presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of plagiarizing a part of her manifesto. "Did @MBuhari not recently copy my manifesto by saying he will Lift millions of Nigerians out of Poverty?" Ezekwesili said on Twitter "Did he not say he wants to Lift…
14 May 2019
Leah Sharibu, the girl who refused to renounce her Christian faith to be freed from her captors- Boko Haram, is 16 years old today. Nigeria leaders in their numbers have showered tributes on Leah Sharibu, commending her doggedness and courage to hold on to the Christian faith at the expense of her life. She alongside…
26 Mar 2019
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. A former vice-president for Africa of the World Bank, co-founder of Transparency International, and anti-corruption activist, the award celebrates her efforts…
7 Mar 2019
There has always been that benignness about humans, that kind disposition towards others that makes people donate to a cause. Crowdfunding has helped express our humanness better and easier. Easily you could help an immigrant kid from a war-torn state through college, contribute to a cancer patient's treatment, get the first African bobsled athletes to…
8 Feb 2019
A co-convener of the Red Card Movement (RCM) Tony Akabuno has been accused of hacking the Twitter handle of the group for political motives. The accusation came hours after Akabuno led some members of the movement to endorse the presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday. The Twitter handle of the…


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Jittery Kenyans were waiting Tuesday to hear from president-elect William Ruto's defeated rival Raila Odinga, with many speculating he will mount a legal challenge to the outcome of the country's close election race.
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The World Health Organization, which is looking to rename monkeypox, called Tuesday for help from the public in coming up with a less stigmatising designation for the fast-spreading disease.
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The late music legend Sir Victor Uwaifo's family announced that they were not affiliated with any reported intentions to raise money for the performer's one-year anniversary by a group of individuals allegedly led by the late Uwaifo's manager, Chris Eburu. The family said that Eburu is currently being tried for allegedly forging their late father's…
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Air Ambulance service has resumed operations after successful routine maintenance and completion of all civil aviation requirements.
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Tragedy struck on Monday when nine persons lost their lives in a road crash that happened in Kwana Shettu village, along Potiskum-Azare road in Bauchi state.