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Ezekwesili: My Former Party Thought I Had Looted Funds

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili has accused her party of harboring wrong assumptions about her. The former Education minister made the accusation at a press conference she held with newsmen on Monday. Recall that Ezekwesili, about a week ago, withdrew from the presidential race in order to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressive Congress and the peoples Democratic Party in the election. At the world press conference, Ezekwesili said the ACPN…

You’re Still In Presidential Race- INEC Tells Ezekwesili

Following the withdrawal of Dr Oby Ezekwesili, flag bearer of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) from the Presidential race, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected the move. INEC said it was acting on the electoral act which stipulates that a candidate would only withdraw from the race no less than 45 days to the date of elections. THE WHISTLER had earlier reported that Oby Ezekwesili announced her withdrawal from the 2019 Presidential race. This is a developing story...

Ezekwesili Promises To Provide Stable Power If Elected

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Mrs Oby Ezekwesili has pledged to provide stable electricity in the country if voted into power. Speaking during her presidential campaign in Abuja, Ezekwesili said that previous government’s failure to implement the 2005 Electricity Power Reform Act, was the reason the power sector failed. She said, “With an Oby Ezekwesili as the President of this country, the Electricity Power Act will be fully implemented. The next thing you will…

ASUU: ‘There Wont Be Strike If I’m President’ – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has assured Nigerians that if she emerges president, her government will transform the educational sector. She made the statement in reaction to the ongoing strike by members of the Academic Staff Universities Union (ASUU). Ezekwesili said that her government will convert the budgetary allocations to universities to grants in order to keep students in school and avoid strike actions. She explained that there was a…

Nigeria Politicians Uninterested In Reforms, Ezekwesili Laments

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has accused Nigeria’s political class of lack of commitment in supporting people-oriented reforms. She made the claim while speaking at the Chatham House, London, on Tuesday. Ezekwesili said that government was a mere means of livelihood for many people in the nation's political class. The ACPN presidential candidate said that the “time is now for the political class to chart a way forward.” She said, "The single…

I’ll Support Lesbian, Gay Rights If Elected President – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has promised to support the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) community if voted as Nigeria’s president in 2019. Ekewesili made this known while delivering a speech on Monday at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, otherwise known as Chatham House, in the United Kingdom. The APCN candidate, who is a former Vice-President of the World Bank Africa division, made the revelation while fielding a…

2019 Presidency: I’ll Provide 24hrs Electricity If Voted – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili, has promised to provide uninterrupted power supply if she wins the 2019 presidential election. She made the promise in a statement she personally signed on Sunday. Ezekwesili said her vision is to provide sustainable, affordable and uninterrupted electricity supply to all Nigerian towns and villages, starting with Nigerian cities. She said, “From 1999 till date, all the projections made by successive governments to grow the…

APC, PDP Not Making Economic Sense – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has satirized the proposed economic policies of her two major opponents in the 2019 presidential election. According to her, the promises made by the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Mohammadu Buhari and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, are not "economically sensible.” Ezekwesili, while unveiling her manifesto, cautioned Nigerians to be wary of false promises…

Ezekwesili Laments Increasing Violence Against Nigerian Women

The increasing rate of violence against women in Nigeria is alarming and worrisome, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has said. In a statement on Tuesday to commemorate the #ViolenceAgainstWomenDay, the presidential candidate regretted that despite the hardship confronted by women in Nigeria, they were subjected to violence. According to her, the case of violence against women has worsened in Nigeria to the extent it now starts from childhood. She said,…

Ezekwesili Unveils Official Campaign Photos

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, kicked off her campaigns on Sunday in Abuja with a thanksgiving service. To also announce the event, she released gorgeous photos of an ‘unseen’ Oby. The Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili for president organisation - Hope 2019 - issued the official campaign photos. According to the campaign office, the candidate will go to her home state, Anambra, to officially get blessings from royal fathers and other elders of her community. “We…
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