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Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa. A former vice-president for Africa of the World Bank, co-founder of Transparency International, and anti-corruption activist, the award celebrates her efforts […]
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GoFundMe: From campaigns to tribunal, politicians turn to crowdfunds

GoFundMe: From campaigns to tribunal, politicians turn to crowdfunds

There has always been that benignness about humans, that kind disposition towards others that makes people donate to a cause. Crowdfunding has helped express our humanness better and easier. Easily you could help an immigrant kid from a war-torn state through college, contribute to a cancer patient’s treatment, get the first African bobsled athletes to […]
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Co-convener of Red Card Movement accused of hacking Twitter handle

A co-convener of the Red Card Movement (RCM) Tony Akabuno has been accused of hacking the Twitter handle of the group for political motives. The accusation came hours after Akabuno led some members of the movement to endorse the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday. The Twitter handle of the […]
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Bring back our campaign funds or face legal action – ACPN dares Ezekwesili

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has insisted that Oby Ezekwesili, former presidential candidate of the party, return all funds generated during her campaign. The former minister had on Wednesday said the campaign raised N48,957,416.00, $17,645.00, and £200, from October 1, 2018 to February 2, 2019, before she withdrew from the presidential race. But […]
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Red Card Movement denies endorsing Atiku

Red Card Movement denies endorsing Atiku

In spite of media reports that it had endorsed the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar, the Red Card Movement said it was not disposed to aligning with the candidates of the PDP and that of the ruling All Progressives Congress. “The Red Card Movement did not ENDORSE Atiku, neither did it […]
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BREAKING: 2019 election: Red Card Movement endorses Atiku, ignores Ezekwesili

Ahead of the forthcoming presidential election, the Red Card Movement, RCM, has endorsed Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as its presidential candidate. RCM explained that Abubakar was a seasoned businessman who understands governance, adding that the PDP presidential candidate was not a tribal or ethnic bigot. The movement also disassociated itself […]
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Why l pulled out of presidential race – Ezekwesili

IT has been an interesting one week since I made the tough but necessary decision to suspend my campaign for the presidency. I have been truly overwhelmed by the reactions to my announcement from Nigerians.
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Even in airports outside the country as I travelled last week, Nigerians walked up to me with questions, concerns, encouragement, and motivation. I also saw disappointment by some who had poured their hearts and hopes into actualising our mission to #Fight4Naija, bring back hope to our land and lift 80 million fellow citizens out of extreme poverty.
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Ezekwesili reveals future plans after quitting presidential race

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has revealed her plans for the future, having quit the 2019 presidential race based on ideological differences with her now estranged party, Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN. According to Ezekwesili, she will go back to her work as a public policy expert, float a new political movement to […]
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ACPN picked me thinking I have looted funds – Ezekwesili

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, has said her party picked her as their candidate because they thought she had looted funds from previous administration as a former minister. Ezekwesili stated this in a press conference on Monday in Abuja where she bared it all about […]
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