Tag: Oby Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili, Odinkalu boycott NBA conference in Sokoto following the lynching of a female student

Nigeria’s former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, and Human rights activist and lawyer, Chidi Odinkalu, have cancelled their scheduled attendance and participation at the Nigerian Bar Association event slated to begin this weekend in Sokoto State, following the lynching of a female student in the state. Deborah Samuel, a Christian[Read More…]

Anambra: Oby Ezekwesili heads Soludo’s transition committee

Anambra State’s governor-elect, Prof Charles Soludo, has appointed former Minister of Information, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, as the chairperson of his transition committee. It was learnt that the inauguration of the committee will take place on Thursday, January 20, at the Agulu Lake (Golden Tulip) Hotel, Awka. Soludo, who was the[Read More…]

I have turned down multiple ministerial appointments since 2007 – Oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili says she has rejected many ministerial appointments since 2007. The former minister revealed this in a series of tweets on Monday and added that she would not accept a ministerial role in the future. “I keep asking what is it about becoming a[Read More…]

By siding with Pantami, Buhari has revealed his stance on terrorism – Oby Ezekwesili

A former minister of education, Obiageli Ezekwesili has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari shares similar views on terrorism as the Minister of Communication and Digital economy, Dr Isa Pantami. Taking to her Twitter page on Friday, Mrs Ezekwesili said Nigerians should decide if they agree with the president throwing his[Read More…]

#SaabGate: Oby Ezekwesili petitions Omojuwa

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has petitioned social media influencer, Japheth Omojuwa demanding explanation for her inclusion as a board of director member in his company, Alpha Reach. The petition trailed an investigation by BuzzFeed that revealed that Alpha Reach, the PR agency founded by Japheth Omojuwa was the[Read More…]

Abduction is now a flourishing industry in Nigeria – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has alleged that there is a “strange incestuous relationship between government and abductors.” Ezekwesili stated this through a post on Social media on Friday. She accused both the federal and state government of being friendly towards the criminal elements. She said, “There’s now an[Read More…]

Nigerians are not ready for good governance – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has accused Nigerians of not being ready for good governance. She stated this in social media post on Thursday. Mrs Ezekwesili said that Nigerians who she had frequently claimed have been plagued with bad governance “absolutely enjoy and believe they deserve to be poorly[Read More…]

2023: PVC will do nothing if politicians don’t place common interests over personal interests – Oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has warned Nigerians ahead of the 2023 elections that the permanent voters card, PVC will not save the country until the political structure of the country changes.  Mrs Ezekwesili spoke on Wednesday as a guest at a Webinar titled ‘Rebuilding our lives, a[Read More…]

Kankara: Buhari needs to tell us how the schoolboys were released – Oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has said President Muhammadu Buhari should be disgusted with the abduction of schoolboys in Kankara and not commend himself.  Ezekwesili was reacting to the release of the over 300 abducted Kankara schoolboys in an interview on Channels Television’s, ‘Politics Today’ on Friday. She[Read More…]

Buhari should leave his cows for once – Oby Ezekwesili

Former presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has asked President Muhammadu Buhari’s to stop being ‘inhuman, coldly indifferent and rescue abducted student of GSS Kankara. Ezekwesili who served as a former minister of education under the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo led government told the President to leave his cows in Daura and prioritise the lives of the school[Read More…]