Tag: Oby Ezekwesili

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 11, 2018

‘This is a complete failure of President Buhari’s leadership’ || Oby Ezekwesili reacts to Nigeria’s 152nd ranking on World Bank Human Capital Development report

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili has reacted to the World Bank report ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 8, 2018

“Atiku and Buhari belong to the same party, the party is called #APCPDP” || Oby Ezekwesili calls on Nigerians to vote out the old order 

In a statement reminiscent of Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka’s “five fingers of a leprous hand” description of parties in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2018

The Late 5: Atiku wins PDP presidential ticket, pays tribute to Obasanjo, Oby Ezekwesili joins the 2019 presidential race | More stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Former Minister of Education, co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls Movement (BBOG) and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 12, 2018

Why are politicians receiving “free” nomination forms from support groups?

Activities gearing up to the 2019 elections have intensified in the past few weeks, with the various political parties opening ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Oby Ezekwesili, Johnny Drille, the comment on rape culture, others

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

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 29, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: BudgIT, Faisal, Oby Ezekwesili, Ita Enang’s clarification [The PIGB Buhari edition]

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

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 26, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari visits Plateau, Aso Rock security operatives ‘harrass’ Ezekwesili and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Jos to assess the level ...

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EditorMay 28, 2018

Red Card Movement takes regional launch to the South West with a rally in Ibadan

RCM TAKES REGIONAL LAUNCH TO SOUTH WEST, HOLDS RALLY IN IBADAN Following the huge success recorded at North East, North ...

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Wilfred OkicheMay 15, 2018

LONG READ: What the #BringBackOurGirls movement says about all of us

For four years since 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped in a federal government secondary school in Chibok, Borno by Boko Haram ...

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EditorMay 14, 2018

After recording huge success in Gombe, Red Card Movement is storming Kano

Following its huge success recorded at North East regional launch in Gombe, the Red Card Movement Nigeria (RCM) has stormed ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Wizkid, I Go Dye, Yung 6ix, others

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

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 3, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: T-Pain, Oby Ezekwesili, Dipo Awojide, others

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

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 26, 2018

Red Card, Coalition for Nigeria, TeamFD: How new movements are shaping the 2019 movie

The scuffle with the Nigeria Police on Tuesday afternoon did not permit Dr Oby Ezekwesili to read the “special press ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2018

[YNaija2019] Is the Red Card Movement the alternative to the PDP/APC duopoly?

In 2015, Nigerians were eventually presented with a formidable alternative to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and without haste, latched ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Tolu Ogunlesi, Oby Ezekwesili and Adekunle Gold’s sarcastic reply to a fan

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

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EzinneDecember 15, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Oby Ezekwesili, Eketi Ette & the Keke driver who called out a woman with body odour

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

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Patrick Obahiagbon, Kiss Daniel and the ‘exchange’ between Omojuwa and Bisi Alimi

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

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 24, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: The attempted rape experience, Trump, Debola, others

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

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EzinneNovember 11, 2017

The Thread: Here’s the single most important factor that can determine student success

During the course of the week, Governor el Rufai was in the news again for proposing to sack 22,000 primry ...

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EzinneNovember 9, 2017

The Thread: President Buhari just repeated the same mistake GEJ made

BBOG activist, Oby Ezekwesili has served President Buhari another dose of bitter truth: his administration is just as bad as ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 25, 2017

The Late 5: Presidency to meet tomorrow over 2018 budget, Universities will admit only 30 percent of UTME candidates this year, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: The presidency postponed today’s Federal Executive Council meeting ...

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EzinneOctober 25, 2017

The Thread: Oby Ezekwesili calls out ‘Wailers’ and ‘Buharists’

If you’ve been on social media a while, you’d notice that Nigeria’s political scene is divided into two groups: supporters ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

‘Mainagate’ is one scandal too many for Buhari’s administration – Ezekwesili

Former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili has said the controversial reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina is “a controversy too many” for President Muhammadu ...

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EzinneOctober 24, 2017

The Thread: What the National Assembly needs to do to save Nigeria

President Buhari’s government has gradually lost the goodwill he came into office with in 2015. One of the reasons for ...

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AzeezOctober 23, 2017

Oby Ezekwesili, Kofi Annan, others appointed global state of democracy ambassadors

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Former Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division has been appointed as one of the Democracy Ambassadors of the International ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 17, 2017

The Big 5: Buhari speaks on killings in Plateau, Oby Ezekwesili warns FG not to cover up $25bn NNPC scandal, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: Plateau state has been experiencing a series ...

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EzinneOctober 13, 2017

“The priority given to North East by World Bank & Buhari is not unusual at all” | Oby Ezekwesili comes to the FG’s defence

Like clockwork, the Federal Government got into some hot water today after the President of the World Bank revealed that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2017

“The diplomacy around Nigeria’s failure must end” – Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili says the “diplomacy around Nigeria’s failure” must stop. She said the country is ...

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EzinneOctober 11, 2017

The Thread: “President Buhari, remember to #BringBackOurGirls” | Oby Ezekwesili’s emotional #DayOfTheGirl appeal

Today, the world celebrates the girl child. In a country like Nigeria and a continent like Africa where the girl ...

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EditorOctober 4, 2017

[The Church Blog] Again, The Freedom Rally was a huge success

Year in, year out, one of the few events we look forward to during the Independence period is the Freedom ...

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