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9 Oct
Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili has linked the root cause of Nigeria's leadership problem to a distorted political culture where leaders place personal interests above the public good.
21 Jan
Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has restated his vision and manifesto for the state, saying that his campaign promises are not mere political statements, but social contract with Anambra people.
20 Jan
The Anambra Civil Society Network (ACSONET) has commended Anambra Governor-elect, Prof. Charles Soludo, over his choice of members of the transition committee.
4 Dec 2021
All roads lead to the Civic Centre, in Lagos, next Friday as the 10th annual edition of the Inspiring Women series is set to hold, with some of the country’s most prolific industry leaders.
27 Oct 2021
Former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has said the call in many quarters for increased funding of education in Nigeria and other African countries would not solve challenges bedevilling the sector.
23 Aug 2021
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 2021
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
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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…


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The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
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Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
35 mins ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
51 mins ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.
1 hour ago
Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…