Obiageli Ezekwesili says she will run as the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria for the country's presidential election scheduled to take place in February 2019. "I want to run for, and win, the 2019 presidential election to serve and put the citizens first by mobilizing and taking decisive actions on a number of big ideas that will help all of us build an exceptional nation," Ezekwesili said during her nomination.
Nigeria's Ezekwesili - Minister Turned Activist Who Wants to Be President
The Conversation Africa, 24 October 2018
Many Nigerians are currently debating the country's 2019 presidential election. Attention has been focused on the two dominant political parties - the ruling All Progressive… Read more »
Obiageli Ezekwesili says she will run as the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria for the country's presidential election scheduled to ... see more »
Ezekwesili Challenges Buhari to 20 Hours Debate
Vanguard, 14 October 2018
Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a 20 hour debate to defend his achievements or lack of… Read more »
McCain, Ezekwesili, Goodhead Nominated for Maiden Leah Award
Vanguard, 15 October 2018
A United States-based Nigeria Law group has instituted an award in honour of teen female hostage, Leah Sharibu, to mark the 2018 International Day of the Girl. Read more »
Ezekwesili Seeks Campaign Funds From Electorate
Guardian, 11 October 2018
Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, yesterday urged the Nigerian electorate to donate and support her bid for the country's presidency in next year's general… Read more »
Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former vice president for Africa at the World Bank, served in Nigeria's government between 2000 and 2007, first as minerals minister and later education ... Read more »
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