Tag: Obiageli Ezekwesili

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EditorApril 28, 2019

The consistent forthrightness of Obiageli Ezekwesili

Obiageli Ezekwesili is a star. A huge one. In terms of quality of political leadership, by accident or design- or ...

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SponsorMarch 29, 2019

#Genius100 honoree Obiageli Ezekwesili joins other global thought leaders to unveil world’s first 3D book, receives Howard University’s Vanguard Award

Nigeria’s Obiageli Ezekwesili, who was in 2018 honored as one of Albert Einstein Foundation Genius 100, has joined other global ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 26, 2019

Nigeria’s former minister, Obiageli Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the former Education Minister, has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 21, 2019

#2019Debate: 7 takeaways from Fela Durotoye, ANN Presidential Candidate

The much anticipated Presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) between the leading candidates ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 21, 2019

#2019Debate: 6 things we learnt from ACPN candidate, Oby Ezekwesili

The much anticipated Presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) between the leading candidates ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 13, 2018

Oby Ezekwesili, Fela Durotoye, Moghalu react to exclusion of Sowore, Donald Duke from Presidential debate

Ahead of the January 19 Presidential debate for front line Presidential candidates of the country’s major political parties, some of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 12th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Just In: Atiku, Ezekwesili finally sign peace pact Resolving ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 12, 2018

Just In: Atiku, Ezekwesili finally sign peace pact

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has signed the peace accord ahead of the 2019 general ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2018

Oby Ezekwesili says gays, lesbians will be treated equally in her government

2019 Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili has said social justice in her government ...

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Edwin OkoloOctober 7, 2018

The rumours are true, Mama Chibok, Obiageli Ezekwesili is running for president next year

According a news report posted by the international news platform Reuters, Mama Chibok and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Oby Ezekwesili ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 6, 2018

Ambode’s press conference and the Lagos APC primaries; President Buhari’s Independence Day speech and 5 things we learnt and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. This week began with the governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode holding ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2018

Ezekwesili shortlisted for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Former Vice President of the World Bank and Co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has been named on the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 1, 2018

Oby Ezekwesili for President?

There are indications that former Education Minister and Co-convener of the Bring Back our Girls (BBOG) Movement, Obiageli Ezekwesili will ...

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YNaija NewsRoomApril 8, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Where are the women in Nigerian politics?

There is no easy way to say this, the reality of present-day Nigeria is this; there are only a handful ...

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EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Obiageli Ezekwesili to chair Women in Leadership Conference

Former Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and newly-appointed International Institute for Electoral Assistance’s Democracy Ambassador, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 23, 2017

The Late 5: Everything you need to know about the sack of former pension boss, Maina, 16 dead in multiple suicide bombing in Maiduguri, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: The war of words between the incumbent and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 13th of October

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija: “Let ethnic warriors sheathe their swords” | Presidency ...

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EditorJune 19, 2017

The Thread: Nigerians need to know the health status of President Buhari

The health status of President Muhammadu Buhari is turning to be the worst kept secret in the country. Buhari, who ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 13, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. How EFCC discovered massive stash of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 13, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Nigeria has failed our children – Ezekwesili | WAEC confirmed Andy Uba’s result was forged – Ex-lawyer | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. How EFCC discovered massive stash of monies in Lagos apartment (WATCH) – YNaija ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 13, 2017

Nigeria has failed our children – Ezekwesili

by Dolapo Adelana Co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls(BBOG) movement, Obiageli Ezekwesili, says the nation has failed its children over its ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 5, 2017

2baba protest: Don’t repress Nigerians, Ezekwesili tells Buhari, Osinbajo

Co-convener of The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

Stop being insensitive to the grief of Nigerians, Ezekwesili to Buhari

Co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

Camp Zairo is Boko Haram’s Aso Rock – Lai Mohammed

Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said Camp Zairo to Boko Haram is how Aso Rock is ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

FG rejects BBOG’s conditions, to go-ahead with North East trip

The Federal Government says it will not shift the date of its planned visit to Sambisa forest scheduled for Monday. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 26, 2016

Jonathan, Buhari to blame for recession – Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Solid Minerals, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has accused former president, Goodluck Jonathan and his successor President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Mazi EmekaNovember 17, 2016

The Future Awards Africa announces plans for next 10 years, rolls out country-to-country model, opens up franchises

The Central Working Committee for Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has announced its plans for the ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

Dear Molara Wood, your disdain for #BringBackOurGirls is a failure of judgement

by Sola Fasasi On Monday, photos began to circulate about an event for the inauguration and signing of a Memorandum ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 28, 2016

Oby Ezekwesili: Mr President, ideologies don’t deliver results for the poor

In this first of a three-part article, my aim is to get President Muhammadu Buhari to reevaluate his obvious discomfort ...

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