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23 Aug
Former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has stressed the need for a robust education system that teaches character and leadership and others to kick-start Nigeria’s development journey.
27 May
Human rights activist and Chairman, Fix Politics, Oby Ezekwesili, has said that absence of good governance is the greatest obstacle to Nigeria’s economic development.
24 Oct 2020
Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate in the 2019 election, served previously as Minister of Education and in the Debt Management Office (DMO). In this interview with LEO SOBECHI, she shared her insights to the shortcomings of Nigeria’s democracy and how to re-engineer politics to make governance work for the people. What would you…
12 Aug 2020
About a decade ago, I bought a collection of Christian evergreen songs. One of the songs was my favourite.
2 Jul 2020
The National Consultative Front (NCF), has dismissed Nigeria’s political leadership since 1999 as lacking in vision and focus and also incapable of bailing Nigeria
30 Jun 2020
Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), a civil right advocacy group has commiserated with former Minister of education Dr Oby Ezekwesili, over the death of her mother.
22 Jun 2020
A former Nigeria presidential candidate and education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has lost her mother, Mrs Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu. Ezekwesili’s spokesperson Ozioma Ubabukoh in a statement stated that Mrs Ujubuonu died in the late hours of Sunday, June 21, 2020. She was aged 78. An indigene of Ndodolu Village, Umunuko, Ukpor, in Nnewi South Local…
4 May 2020
The regime of fuel subsidy came into Nigeria since 1973 to cushion the impact of importation at a time the government failed to maintain the nation’s refineries despite growing demand for petroleum products. With the introduction, government fixes pump price and balances.....
24 Feb 2020
Monopoly in politics, many believe, is a disservice to economic growth and development of any nation. In Nigeria’s situation, many are of the opinion that there is absence of shared values and a unified vision of nationhood.
6 Nov 2019
Recent happenings in the polity have reminded us that there seems to be a mix-up when it comes to playing politics and public service. They are not the same thing.
5 Oct 2019
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, yesterday, admitted the detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, to bail in the sum of N100million.
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…

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