Tag: Ezekwesili

Edwin OkoloSeptember 8, 2019

Oby Ezekwesili gave a masterclass on using public forums to force vital conversations.

Two weeks ago, rumours began to surface that black South African citizens were grouping to stage attacks on African immigrants ...

EditorSeptember 2, 2019

Ezekwesili, others bag Weizsäcker fellowship in Germany

A prominent Nigerian, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has been awarded a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship at the Robert Bosch Academy in ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2019

The Late 5: TraderMoni is vote buying, says Transparency International; Buhari suspends Onnoghen, swears in Tanko Mohammed as Acting CJN | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Buhari signs executive order allowing private companies build federal roads President ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2019

The Big 5: Vote for Buhari, get 2023 presidency, Amaechi tells Ndigbo; INEC rejects Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: INEC rejects Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race The Independent National ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 10, 2019

The Late 5: Ganduje drags Kwankwaso to EFCC for alleged corruption, diversion of govt. fund; I will defeat APC, PDP – Moghalu | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversations today. Ganduje drags Kwankwaso to EFCC for alleged corruption, diversion of govt. ...

Nduka OdoOctober 1, 2018

Opinion: To beat Buhari in 2019, we’ll have to make a hard choice that changes everything

The gang up to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari has become intense and national – cutting across tribes, religions, regions, and ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 6, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Oby Ezekwesili is campaigning against PDP & APC in 2019, and that is only the beginning

Former World Bank vice president and co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls Group(BBOG) Dr Mrs Oby Ezekwesili took to ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 23, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria- strong individuals, weak institutions and a broken society.

By Ogundana Michael Rotimi Last Saturday, we woke up to the news that Audu Maikori, the CEO of Chocolate City ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

The Thread: Why saying “I told you so” about people’s electoral choices is stupid

One of the fallouts of 2Baba’s call for a national protest was it drove a conversation on social media about ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Today’s Noisemakers: Zahra Buhari, Dokun Olumofin, @UcheIsClown and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

RoqeebahOctober 23, 2016

“We are not only good in the kitchen…” | See the top 10 quotes from the past week

From the Chibok girls to the MTV Africa Music Awards, we’ve been your eyes and ears all week; listening closely ...

YWriterOctober 14, 2016

YNaija Says: Shame on you, Obasanjo, for saying Chibok girls were gone forever

For a woman who has been front and center of the agitation to bring back the Chibok girls, it is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: ‘Even if the government is selling NLNG on credit, I am not interested in buying’ | I was promised $1000 – Arrested drug trafficker | General Electric plans N46.8bn investment in Nigeria

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. ‘Even if the government is selling NLNG on credit, I am not ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 15, 2016

Opinion: President Buhari’s ‘change begins with me’ campaign and his insensitivity to Nigerians

by Richard Romanus It is no longer news that, Nigeria Economy is on life support struggling between life and death. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 23, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: 8 people killed for blasphemy in Zamfara | ‘Buhari’ dog owner is now in prison | 1,500 drunk Americans wash up in Canada | More

From the papers- a tracklist 8 people killed in Zamfara for blasphemy against Islam- YNaija Good news as no reported ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

‘Chibok girls’ plight worsens with every passing hour’ – BBOG

The Bring Back Our Girls campaigners, on Friday, disclosed that after more than a year of their first meeting with ...

Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Ezekwesili, Abati, Timi Dakolo join LEPAN to demand reduction in Age of Candidacy to contest Political Offices in Nigeria

Former Vice president of the World Bank, Obiageli Ezekwesili; former presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati; and soul singer Timi Dakolo were ...

Mazi EmekaMay 20, 2016

Ezekwesili asks important questions about the identity of Serah Luka

Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education and a leading voice in the BringBacKOurGirls campaign, has questioned the identity of Sarah ...

YWriterMay 20, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Chibok girls’ rescue vindicates Oby Ezekwesili’s unending campaign

She has been described by many as a rabble-rouser. Her repeated calls to the government to ensure the return of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 10, 2016

Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu just issued another press statement meant for President Buhari

The #BringBackOurGirls campaign group has reminded the Federal Government that until the 219 Chibok schoolgirls abducted in their school in Borno ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 29, 2016

Ezekwesili slams FG over ‘Chibok girl’ found in Cameroon

Convener of the #BringBackOurGirls group, Oby Ezekwesili, on Tuesday, asked the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media ...

Janeth JJanuary 7, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Buhari doesn’t control EFCC | Nigeria needs Islamic countries | Troops allowances unpaid | More stories

EFCC is not being dictated to by Buhari – Lai Mohammed. This Day Its a lie, I never collected N1.7 ...

Janeth JJuly 26, 2015

CNBC apologizes to Ezekwesili for its tweet that Oteh is the first African woman to be World Bank VP

CNBC Africa has acknowledged their mistake and apologized to the former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili on the error made on ...

July 29, 2014

YNaija Editorial: So, what is the Jonathan government getting right?

This president’s record on security can rightly be graded negative, we are not yet winning the war against Boko Haram ...

July 22, 2014

Obasanjo will laugh hard to hear the accusation of politics – Oby Ezekwesili’s BBC Hardtalk interview in 7 quotes

by Hauwa Gambo After the drama of the State Security Service detaining former minister and World Bank Vice President, Obiageli ...

February 8, 2013

This should make you CRY: The grim figures from Oby Ezekwesili’s UNN speech (LOOK)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi That ‘$67 billion’ figure prompted a lot of debate in intellectual circles as well as several attacks ...

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