Tag: Oby Ezekwesili

“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…]

Buhari Says Jonathan’s Govt Handled Chibok Girls Case With Incompetence

President Muhammadu Buhari says the conflicting reports that emerged from the government and the security chiefs in the days shortly after the over 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State, portrayed the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan in bad light locally and internationally. Buhari stated[Read More…]

OBJ, Tinubu, Atiku Nominates Ministerial Nominees As Fashola, Amaechi & Ezekwesili

As Nigerians await the ministerial nominees that would be forwarded to the senate on Monday, The Nation Newspaper has revealed some of the names that would feature on the list. They include the immediate past governors of Lagos and Rivers states, Babatunde Fashola and Rotimi Amaechi respectively; a former governor[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Writes #BringBackOurGirls Leader, Oby Ezekwesili, Cautions Against Hate Campaigns

by Musa Abdullahi The Nigerian Military has cautioned advocacy groups against hate campaigns as it insisted that all its reports on counter-terrorism are based on the available information and observance of the elements of propriety, security, policy and accuracy which has remained its guiding principles. In a letter addressed to[Read More…]

Christopher Kolade, Oby Ezekwesili, Tunde Bakare & Audu Maikori Lead Dialogue As EiE Celebrates 5th Anniversary

“Of all the institutions of a democratic society, there’s none as formidable as an awakened and conscious citizenry.” – Shehu Sani March 16th marked the 5th anniversary of the historic 2010 protest to the National Assembly led by young Nigerians – students, entrepreneurs, professionals & celebrities – to demand compliance[Read More…]

‘Gbénga Sèsan: Now That You’ve Won, An Open Letter To The New Governing Party

by (@gbengasesan) I sat on the floor of my son’s room, in tears. It was supposed to be a good day because I had invested resources in an election that meant a lot to me and the numbers coming in meant change — electoral defeat of the incumbent President —[Read More…]

President Jonathan Can’t Dissociate Himself From The Controversial Campaign Posters, His Aide Started It – Oby Ezekwesili

Days back, some Pro Goodluck Jonathan campaigners released a banner bearing the inscription, #BringBackGoodluck2015, a slogan which is definitely inspired by the #BringBackOurGirls campaign which has championed the release of the  over 200 Chibok girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect for months now. This morning, we reported HERE that[Read More…]

Ndidi Ekeh: Politicising The Nigerian Woman, Aba Women Riots

It is no news that women have over the years been relegated to the background on issues bothered around development especially in third world countries like Nigeria and asking why this has been so is asking a not too farfetched question. Bourne out of sentimental attachment on the feminine gender,[Read More…]

Pius Adesanmi: Who Owns The Problem?

This keynote lecture was initially delivered as part of the opening session plenary addresses at the Fourth Annual African Renaissance for Unity Conference convened by the Africa Institute of South Africa and The Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute, Pretoria, South Africa, on May 22, 2014.A modified version of it was[Read More…]