Tag: Obiageli Ezekwesili

Obiageli Ezekwesili launches #FixPolitics Initiative with inaugural conference

Nigeria’s Obiageli Ezekwesili in conjunction with the Robert Bosch Academy presents the #FixPolitics Initiative with an inaugural conference in Lagos. Ezekwesili who is currently a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow under the academy, has spent the last 6 months probing the effect that the poor quality of politics in a country[Read More…]

I Lost Appointments For Demanding Accountability In The Last Government – Laments Oby Ezekwesili

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Nigeria’s chartered accountant and former Education Minister who also served as the Federal Minister of Solid Minerals during the days of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo laments over the revelations regarding stolen funds meant for arms procurement. She then went on to say, in the course of her “Bring[Read More…]

Moses Ochonu: Oby Ezekwesili Needs To Stop Pretending, Olusegun Obasanjo Is Corrupt

I am a huge fan of Obiageli Oby Ezekwesili, but I have said elsewhere that my problem with her loud, anti-corruption activism is that it is strangely amnesiac and hypocritical. Even as she proclaims herself a one woman transparency police, she inadvertently advertises the contradictions of the OBJ government, in[Read More…]

If You Missed @AJHeadtoHead With @obyezeks On Boko Haram, Nigeria & Corruption (WATCH)

Former World Bank Vice President for Africa, Obiageli Ezekwesili, on Nigeria as regional and global power and Boko Haram. In this episode of Head to Head , Mehdi Hasan challenges Obiageli Ezekwesili, the former World Bank vice president for Africa, Nigerian minister of education, co-founder of Transparency International, and the[Read More…]

“If He Could Get Osama Bin Laden, He Could Get Our Girls” Ezekwesili Urges Obama To Do More For Missing Girls

by Musa Abdullahi & TIME Nigerian activist and Bring Back Our Girls champion Obiageli Ezekwesili has called on President Obama to do more to help find the girls abducted by Islamist group Boko Haram. “If he could get Osama bin Laden, he could get our girls,” she said according to[Read More…]

Why Obiagaeli Ezekwesili Is Y!Naija 2014 Person Of The Year

Surely, you know this, that as you celebrated Christmas on the 25th of December this year, perhaps safely with friends and family, a crew of citizens like you, and like us, gathered yet again on the streets of Abuja, under the aegis of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, to continue daily sit[Read More…]

Oby Ezekwesili: Not Without Our Daughters

Today marks 136 days since April 14, when 219 daughters of Nigeria were taken captive from our midst at close to midnight while we all slept. The Presidential Facts Finding Committee on Chibok Abduction which was set up evidently to validate to those who doubted the tragedy, helped confirm that[Read More…]

SSS Detain Obiageli Ezekwesili

Nigeria’s Former Minister of Education and co-founder of the “Bring Back Our Girls” movement, a campaign group demanding the release of abducted Chibok girls has been detained by State Security Police. The former Minister who took to twitter, a social media site to inform her followers about the unlawful arrest[Read More…]

Oby Ezekwesili, Waje, Princess Funmi Tejuosho Celebrate Womanhood @ The 100 Unsung Heroines Project Launch In Lagos

The Unsung Heroine project dedicated to the celebration and appreciation of the achievements of women in our society; launched on 7 March, 2014 at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island. The project will provide the opportunity for women in the society who have constantly been ignored and neglected to gain recognition for[Read More…]

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Frank Nweke Jnr, Christopher Kolade, Tonye Cole, others step out for GenVoices Telethon (PHOTOS)

  Generational Voices (GenVoices), the project-driven platform to harness the offline and online energy of young Nigerians for practical efforts towards nation building, held its historic 100,000 Voices Telethon Koga studios, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos hosted by Channels Television from 10am – 1pm on Saturday, 18 January.   Present at the[Read More…]