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Ezekwesili Under Fire For ‘Taking 169m Donations’ Then Quitting 2019 Race

Nigerians have reacted to the withdrawal of the only female candidate in the presidential election, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili from the 2019 race.The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN candidate in a statement issued by her spokesperson, Ozioma Ubabukoh, said her withdrawal is to help build a coalition against the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 16, 2019 election.In reaction, Nigerians knocked the female candidate for receiving no less than N169 million…

Buhari’s Niece As Head Of Collation Center Shows INEC Not Independent – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has berated the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s relation as head of the 2019 presidential election collation committee.Mrs Amina Zakari was named head of the election collation centre on Thursday, a development which had since drawn widespread condemnation by Nigerians.In her reaction, Ezekwesili warned that Zakari’s appointment may…

More Reactions Trail INEC’s Appointment Of Buhari’s Niece As Head Of Collation Centre

More Nigerians have criticized the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its appointment of Amina Zakari, a niece to President Muhammadu Buhari, as the head of the presidential election collation committee.The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili said, “It is now quite obvious that the @inecnigeria Chairman is making decisions that cannot at all be INDEPENDENT. How in the world can @inecnigeria appoint Amina Zakari – niece of @MBuhari – as its Head…

Timi Dakolo Thrills Audience At 2018 Future Awards

The 2007 West Africa Idol Winner, Timi Dakolo, thrilled the audience during the Future Awards Tagged “Nobel Prize for Young Africans’’ when he delivered his song titled “There's a Cry’’.The award held at the Balmoral Convention Centre in the early hours of Monday.The audience were exhilarated by his performance, especially the lyrics of the song which reflects Nigeria’s need.The most interesting part of the performance was when the whole hall stood up waving the Nigerian flag in solidarity as…

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…

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…

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,…

2019 Presidency: After Buhari, Atiku, Is Ezekwesili The Third Force

As the 2019 elections fast approaches, presidential aspirants have engaged in the fierce battle of convincing Nigerians on who can positively transform the country and provide better dividends of democracy for citizens.Topping the list of candidates who have caught the imagination of Nigerians and the international community are the duo of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate Atiku Abubakar.While Buhari is seeking a second term in office,…

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…