Saturday, June 15, 2019

Tag "oby ezekwesili"

    Return campaign funds or face legal action, ACPN threatens Ezekwesili

Return campaign funds or face legal action, ACPN threatens Ezekwesili

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has demanded that Oby Ezekwesili, former presidential candidate of the party, return all funds generated during her campaign.On Wednesday, Ezekwesili had accounted for "every penny" spent on her campaign.The former minister 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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    The stranded squirrels in Ezekwesili’s party

The stranded squirrels in Ezekwesili’s party

I didn’t notice the squirrel until later. The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) actually has a squirrel as its logo, but I didn’t make out the silhouette until the leadership of the party showed its furry hand last week.The founders of the party may have been thinking of an easily recongisable symbol when they chose the squirrel, but the [...]

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    We can’t afford to pollute what we stand for, says Sowore on coalition

We can’t afford to pollute what we stand for, says Sowore on coalition

Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), says his party cannot afford to pollute its ideology by joining a coalition.Sowore said this on Tuesday during a morning show on Arise Television.The presidential candidate said his colleagues from other parties have not reached out to him on the issue of coalition.On Thursday, Fela Durotoye, presidential candidate of the [...]

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    If only Oby Ezekwesili had taken Sowore’s ‘weed’

If only Oby Ezekwesili had taken Sowore’s ‘weed’

What was Oby Ezekwesili’s agenda? What was her interest? And what was her endgame?A few weeks to the general election, Ezekwesili woke up marketing the illusion that she was “Esther”; the destined liberator of Nigerians. She claimed she was running for president under the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN).Before her political interest, she founded the “Red-Card Movement”, the so-called [...]

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    INEC rejects Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race

INEC rejects Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is too late for any candidate to withdraw from contesting any position in the upcoming elections.INEC said this while reacting to the withdrawal of Oby Ezekwesili as presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)Ezekwesili announced her withdrawal on Thursday, saying she wanted to give room for a coalition against candidates of [...]

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    ‘She only wanted to be finance minister’ – Oby’s party kicks, endorses Buhari

‘She only wanted to be finance minister’ – Oby’s party kicks, endorses Buhari

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) says it will support President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid.The development is coming hours after Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the party, withdrew from the race.On Thursday, Ozioma Ubabukoh, spokesperson of the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, said the former education minister will now devote her time in building a coalition that would the defeat [...]

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    I’m open to coalition, says Durotoye after Oby exits presidential race

I’m open to coalition, says Durotoye after Oby exits presidential race

Fela Durotoye, presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), says he is ready to withdraw from the race for a consensus candidate.In an Instagram post on Thursday, Durotoye said he is ready to support either of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of African Action Congress (AAC), and Kingsley Moghalu, Young Progressive Party (YPP), to win the presidential elections "for [...]

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    ‘Too late a call’ — reactions trail Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race

‘Too late a call’ — reactions trail Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race

Following her withdrawal from the presidential race, Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has got Nigerians talking.Her decision to withdraw and focus on helping to build a veritable coalition to face the #APCPDP in the forthcoming elections has been met with diverse reactions on social media.Here's what Nigerians are saying on Twitter.https://twitter.com/thesocio_media/status/1088341500398841857https://twitter.com/PelumiK/status/1088343466185232384https://twitter.com/elsieisyblog/status/1088341583357972480https://twitter.com/degemstone69/status/1088341517851185152https://twitter.com/Ceorhemz/status/1088341338674868224https://twitter.com/neotastic/status/1088343249071284224https://twitter.com/ojofisayoolaoye/status/1088341220169080832https://twitter.com/abbassalihu247/status/1088343877571014659https://twitter.com/AbuDooshima/status/1088340898855960576https://twitter.com/LifeOfOneX/status/1088340850541772800https://twitter.com/BuchiIzuchuks/status/1088341975860948992https://twitter.com/Chukwu_emekah/status/1088344831926120448https://twitter.com/RotimiAdebayo9/status/1088344429243568128https://twitter.com/tbasejones/status/1088344022463201280https://twitter.com/zubidavies/status/1088343632204177409https://twitter.com/Dahveydson/status/1088343127939788805https://twitter.com/chi_nenyenwa/status/1088343029398847488https://twitter.com/Frances_warlord/status/1088342878546509824 [...]

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    Ezekwesili: My administration will lift 80 million people out of poverty

Ezekwesili: My administration will lift 80 million people out of poverty

Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has assured Nigerians that she would address the increasing unemployment rate in the country if she emerges in 2019.  Ezekwesili gave the assurance while reacting to the Q4 2017 to Q3 2018 job report released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday. According to the report, 20.9 million [...]

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    Sowore campaign asks Moghalu, Ezekwesili to boycott presidential debate

Sowore campaign asks Moghalu, Ezekwesili to boycott presidential debate

The campaign organisation of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) has asked Oby Ezekwesili, Kingsley Moghalu and Fela Durotoye to boycott the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019.Ezekwesili is the presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN); Moghalu is the candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP) and Durotoye is of the Alliance for New Nigeria [...]

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    Assembly crisis: A’Ibom speaker pleads for elders’ protection

Assembly crisis: A’Ibom speaker pleads for elders’ protection

Onofiok Luke, a speaker of the Akwa Ibom state house of assembly, has appealed to the elders of Essien Udim local government area to protect him as regards to the alleged threat to his life by Godswill Akpabio, a former governor of the state.Luke, who spoke when elders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) paid him a solidarity [...]

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    Oby Ezekwesili: Everyone, including LGBTs, will be treated equally when I’m president

Oby Ezekwesili: Everyone, including LGBTs, will be treated equally when I’m president

Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says everyone, including members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) community will be treated equally when she becomes president.Speaking at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, best known as Chatham House, in the UK on Monday, Ezekwesili said, when it comes to public policy, everyone [...]

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    Ezekwesili hits back at her Twitter critics

Ezekwesili hits back at her Twitter critics

Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has taken a hit on her critics on Twitter.According to her, she gave back only two percent of the attacks hurled on her daily and her critics are raging.She asked everyone to focus on their presidential candidate if they wanted her to desist from attacking them.She added that she [...]

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    Ezekwesili kicks as Buhari snubs first 2019 presidential debate

Ezekwesili kicks as Buhari snubs first 2019 presidential debate

President Muhammadu Buhari, and former vice-president Atiku Abubakar, and some other leading candidates for the 2019 presidential elections are missing at the first 2019 presidential debate.The debate, which is currently holding in Abuja, and hosted by The Osasu Show,  and supported by ONE campaign, Connected Development (CODE), and YALI Abuja, has Oby Ezekwesili in attendance.Atiku, who is the Peoples Democratic [...]

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    Oby Ezekwesili: How I will defeat Boko Haram

Oby Ezekwesili: How I will defeat Boko Haram

Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says she will end Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria's northeast.Speaking in an interview with Christine Amanpour on Wednesday evening, Ezekwesili said she will overhaul Nigeria's security apparatus, and economically fight the environment that enables terrorism in the region.The former World Bank vice-president said one of the research [...]

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    Here is what the Nigerian voter really wants!

Here is what the Nigerian voter really wants!

What does the average Nigerian voting adult want? Nothing? Absolutely nothing?Over the past few months, many friends and colleagues have asked me questions like: "Who are we voting for?" "Who will win the 2019 election?" " Who are we supporting?" My answers have varied from question to question to question. To the first, I say, "I don't know. Who do [...]

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