Tag: Oby Ezekwesili

Former minister Ezekwesili writes NSA to retrieve the seized passport of #EndSARS protester, Modupe Odele

Nigeria’s Former Minister Obiageli “Oby” has written to the Nigerian Government authorities requesting an immediate “immediately retrieve of @Mochievous Modupe Odele’s passport seized by the Immigration Service. Odele, had through her Twitter handle, @Mochievous, mobilised followers during the protests, offered free legal aid to persons who were unjustly arrested during[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Oby Ezekwesili appointed into IBFD board of trustees

International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, (IBFD) has appointed Nigeria’s Dr Oby Ezekwesili to its board of trustees. Dr Ezekwesili wrote on twitter confirming the appointment, “Yes, I am delighted to join the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.”. The appointment took effect from 1 April. IBFD[Read More…]

“I Have Been Arrested Along With Rest of Our BBOG Members And Now Detained” – Oby Ezekwesili Says

The police have arrested lead members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement in Abuja, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili and others She tweeted, “P @MBuhari : I have been ARRESTED along with rest of our  BBOG members and NOW DETAINED without a charge by the [email protected] . WE are detained[Read More…]

“I Have A Political Agenda For 2019 Elections” – Read Oby Ezekwesili’s Ambition for 2019

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, says her political agenda is to actively “campaign against” the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election. Ezekwesili made this known through a series of tweets on Wednesday morning. She promised to actively campaign for the “best candidates”[Read More…]

Presidency On a Personal Marketing Promo While Nigerians Queue for Fuel – Oby Ezekwesili Condemns Buhari’s Documentary

Oby Ezekwesili, convener of the BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, has berated the presidency over a TV documentary about President Muhammadu Buhari. Ezekwesili described the 55-minute documentary put together by the Media and Publicity department of the State House as marketing promo for Buhari She also faulted the presidency for coming up with[Read More…]

ASUU’s Demands Unrealistic – Oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Sunday said that the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) were unrealistic in light of the current economic situation in Nigeria. Ezekwesili said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan while reacting to[Read More…]

“Growing Number of People Daily Asking For Help To Feed” – Oby Ezekwesili Laments Worsening Living Conditions

Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili a Nigerian chartered accountant who served as Federal Minister of Solid Minerals and then as Federal Minister of Education during the second-term presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo laments over the standard of living nationwide. Mrs Ezekwesili who also served as th Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division said[Read More…]

Oby Ezekwesili: President Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu And I

By Oby Ezekwesili I woke up yesterday to read a fictitious report credited to me by Sunday Tribune that I claimed President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve to be president. And on the basis of the fiction weaved together by a reporter, he let loose one of those now-very-common indecorous[Read More…]

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 with the workings of a market economy and change; so that he can effectively lead the CHANGE agenda that he promised Nigerians. The engine of wealth creation and poverty reduction[Read More…]

“Selfish “Pocketization” Of A Public Institution” – Mrs Ezekwesili Slams Saraki For Closing Senate To Be Accompanied To CCT

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has berated Senate president Bukola Saraki for closing the senate so that other senate members could follow him to his CCT hearing. She says it’s selfish of him. Saraki arrived at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) where is trial for alleged false declaration[Read More…]