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Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili (Oby)

Date of Birth: 28 April 1963
Place of Birth: Anambra State, Nigeria


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A poll without passion

This year there is an impressive crop of small-party candidates such as former Education Minister Oby Ezekwesili and former deputy governor of the central bank Kingsley Moghalu but none are likely to poll more than a few per cent...


Promises, promises

Oby Ezekwesili the former Education Minister and ex-Vice President of the World Bank's Africa region is running on the ticket of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria...


An election on autopilot

Neither have the 'non-partisan' Red Card Movement and National Coalition Movement – backed respectively by #BringBackOurGirls campaigner and former World Bank vice-president Obiageli Ezekwesili and Obasanjo – launched the third force or mega party to break the national political mould...


Rumblings in the regions

At the launch were Oby Ezekwesili a former Minister of Education and a leader of the group demanding the return of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls and Olisa Agbakoba a senior lawyer and long-time human rights activist...


How terror twists the vote

Cackhanded attempts by the government in Abuja to undermine the #bringbackourgirls campaign led by former Education Minister Oby Ezekwesili have backfired...

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Jonathan faces the north

The local campaign #bringbackourgirls is led by luminaries such as Obi Ezekwesili former Education Minister and Vice-President of the World Bank and Hadiza Bala Usman an activist from a radical northern family and former Special Assistant to Nasir El-Rufai...

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Poison politics

Then Obi Ezekwesili a leader of the campaign and former Africa Vice-President of the World Bank condemned an attack on a #bringbackourgirls vigil at Unity Fountain Abuja on 28 May by what she described as government-supporting thugs...


Good boom, bad timing

The Bank’s Vice-President for Africa Obiageli Ezekwesili said the push for more accountability in natural resource revenue was a basic minimum of reform which has led to a review of tax and royalty payments and how countries could maximise ‘the value of their endowment’...


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