Tag: Obiageli Ezekwesili

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 ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2016

‘Buhari feels he’s given his best to rescue Chibok girls’ – Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education and leader of the BringBackOurGirls group, Obiageli Ezekwesili says President Muhammadu Buhari was not able to connect with the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2015

“Nigeria is not a nation” – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, took to Twitter this morning to harp on a few matters of national interest. ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 17, 2015

88% of Nigerians believe the Buhari administration will tackle corruption

Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, conducted a Quick Poll on Buhari’s administration and the pertinent issue of corrpution. In ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 22, 2015

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Samantha Power, Kanye West, Diane Von Furstenberg and more icons attend TIME 100 Gala

by Damilola Jagun Obiageli Ezekwesili, Samantha Power, Kanye West attend TIME 100 Gala, TIME’s 100 Most Influential People In The ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 19, 2015

OLX clearly has little sympathy, Obasanjo can start counting his millions, already – See our Winners and Losers of the week

by Kolapo Olapoju Winners & Losers is a roundup of the week’s major happenings, where we spotlight the ‘winners’ and ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 16, 2015

“She has made a difference by being loudmouthed” – Read essay about Oby Ezekwesili in TIME Magazine

by Jewel Stephen Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education was included among the 100 most influential people in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 6, 2015

The search continues – so where, when and to whom did Oba Akiolu say these things? (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Earlier today, it was reported that the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, held a meeting with some ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 13, 2015

Aww, Oby Ezekwesili celebrates her ‘Shepherd’ on his birthday (LOOK)

by Temitope Onitiju Behind every great man is a woman, and vice-versa. Former Minister of Education and convener of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 10, 2015

Niger Delta militants don’t mind if GEJ loses – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju   1. Okonjo-Iweala at war with SERAP First, Serap institutes a lawsuit against Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 28, 2015

People like you cannot be the face of the police || In 10 tweets, Ezekwesili gives Mbu a dressing down

by Kolapo Olapoju Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has lashed out at Assistant Inspector-General of Poilce, Joseph Mbu, over ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 2, 2015

Apparently, some APC youth disgraced their party yesterday (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju According to award-winning journalist, Tolu Ogunlesi, several youths belonging to the All Progressives Congress, APC, disgraced their ...

Isime EseneJanuary 23, 2015

2015 elections: How to make Nigeria the winner, by Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili

by Obiageli Ezekwesili ‘2015 election: How to make Nigeria the winner’ – Text of speech delivered by former Education Minister, ...

SolaDecember 8, 2014

Toke Makinwa, Linda Ikeji, Funke Akindele and more Fab ladies at The Future Awards Africa red carpet

by Anike Jacobs The 2014 Future Awards Africa (TFAA), celebrating noteworthy people for their positive contributions to Africa as well ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls to write Chadian President over Chibok girls

by Kolapo Olapoju After staging a protest to the Chadian Embassy on the 3rd of December, 2014, the Abuja chapter ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

As Minister, I could not afford to pay my mother’s rent – @obyezeks

by Kolapo Olapoju   Erstwhile Minister of Education and ‘Solid Minerals, Obiageli Ezekwesili, revealed that while serving as Minister during Obasanjo’s ...

Isime EseneNovember 4, 2014

Fashola, Ezekwesili, Chimamanda, Mobola Johnson, Adamu Mu’azu, Lanre DaSilva, others are the 10 nominees for YNaija Person of the Year 2014 – Vote Now

by Isi Esene The editors of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – today announced the shortlist for Y!/YNaija.com Person ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls leaders call for national prayers for abducted Chibok girls

by Kolapo Olapoju In commemoration of 6 months since 219 Chibok girls were abducted from their school in Borno, the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

That was how AIG Joseph Mbu made a fool of himself the other day…

by Kolapo Olapoju Assistant Inspector General of Police, Joseph Mbu is often in the news for one reason or the ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 28, 2014

Oby Ezekwesili: We cannot afford to move on without our daughters

by Oby Ezekwesili Today marks 136 days since April 14, when 219 daughters of Nigeria were taken captive from our ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2014

Night of Tributes held for Late Prof. Dora Akunyili (PHOTOS)

by Azubuike Azikiwe   To honour the Late Professor Dora Akunyili, a night of Tributes was held on Monday, 25 ...

July 23, 2014

“Definitely an anti-climax”! | Doyin Okupe couldn’t wait to respond to Oby Ezekwesili (TWEET)

by Hauwa Gambo Not one to let critics of President Goodluck JOnathan get away with it, Senior Special Assistant on ...

May 22, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Security officials stop Aso Rock protest (PHOTOS)

by Adeola Balogun       The #BringBackOurGirls protest was taken to the very gate of government today as demonstrators ...

April 15, 2014

#JoinTheConversation: Oby Ezekwesili calls for lasting solution to terrorism in Nigeria (TWEETS)

by Oge Okonkwo In the aftermath of the deadly bomb blasts which took place at Nyanya bus park in Abuja, ...

March 8, 2014

‘We will build a new Nigeria’: Governor Fashola gives rousing speech at APC national summit

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Governor of Lagos, Babatunde Raji Fashola is one of the foremost members of the All Progressives ...

March 7, 2014

For the Record: Full text of Dr. Oby Ezekwesili’s speech at the APC National Summit in Abuja


December 8, 2013

Total Child Educational Foundation launches the Obiageli Ezekwesili Library (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo Former education minister, Obiageli Ezekwesili launched a child-learning center ‘ The Light Factory’ on November 27, 2013. The ...

November 11, 2013

Chude Jideonwo: Before the buzzwords, young Nigerians were on to something!

by Chude Jideonwo *This piece was first published in the Nigerian Dialogue in 2011 Just like Greenland before it, TY ...

August 22, 2013

N1trn expenses: Ezekwesili challenges NASS to public debate

by Oge Okonkwo The former minister of education and immediate past vice-president of the World Bank (Africa), Obiageli Ezekwesili, has said she ...

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