Agbakoba, Ezekwesili, Utomi others chide FG over insecurity
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
CLO commiserates with Ezekwesili over mother’s death
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.
Ezekwesili loses mum to cancer
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…
Between politics of petrol subsidy and deregulation of downstream sector
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.....
Nigeria practices monopoly, not participatory democracy, say Ezekwesili, Utomi
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.
Ezekwesili, SERAP protest as court grants Sowore N100m bail
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.
Ezekwesili accuses Buhari of copying her manifesto
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…
CBN's forex policy on milk is 'dangerous' to the poor - Ezekwesili
Nigeria's former education minister Obiageli Ezekwesili has said the Central Bank of Nigeria's foreign exchange policy on milk importation is dangerous to the poor. "Child Poverty is even worst in a country that holds the ignoble record of being the World’s Capital of Extremely Poor People, our @NGRPresident @MBuhari should be fleeing from Policies that…
Ezekwesili, others proffer solution to challenges hurting Africa’s progress
To overcome developmental challenges confronting African countries, stakeholders have charged leadership of underdeveloped countries in the continent to rally and decide on the type of economic philosophy they desire......
Ezekwesili seeks inclusive educational system
Foemer Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has called for an inclusive educational system to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor in the country.