*We can’t do anything if army rejects summons, says Lagos panel on #EndSARS (Vanguard)*Lagos COVID-19 cases near 48,000 (DailyTrust)

We can’t do anything if army rejects summons, says Lagos panel on #EndSARS (Vanguard) Doris Okuwobi, chairperson of the Lagos State judicial panel, Saturday said there is nothing the panel can do if the Nigerian army refuses to honour summons.…

Career and accidental public servants – Ehi Braimah

When Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna State, published his book some years back with the title, ‘Accidental Public Servant’, he used the opportunity to share his experiences in public service – first as Director General of the Bureau of…

Tell Buhari how he mismanaged economy, Ezekwesili urges new Economic Advisory Council (Punch)

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy. Speaking via her verified Twitter handle, Ezekwesili pointed…

Amnesty International, Ezekwesili, SERAP, condemn AIT shutdown (Punch)

Rights groups including Amnesty International and Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project as well as a former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, have slammed the Federal Government for shutting down the Africa Independent Television and Raypower 100.5FM. Daar Communications, owned…

Ezekwesili knocks Buhari for saying losing weight means IG is working (Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari has incurred the wrath of some Nigerians, including a former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, for saying the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has lost weight, meaning he is working. Buhari made the comment while addressing…

ACPN threatens court action against Ezekwesili over campaign funds (Guardian)

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has threatened to sue its former presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili over the party’s campaign funds, saying she should render accounts of money spent while canvassing for votes across the country. Its National Chairman,…

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‘Biko, I cannot come and go and kill mysef’ – Oby Ezekwesili It came as a surprise today when former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress for Progressive Nigeria, Obiageli Ezekwesili withdrew from the presidential race. Her decision, it was…

INEC faults Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race (Guardian)

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has faulted the withdrawal of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria’s presidential candidate, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, from the race based on constitutional provisions. The Commission said it is impossible for any presidential candidate to…

Oby Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race

Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has withdrawn from the February 16 presidential election. According to a Premium Times report, Ezekwesili made the announcement in a statement on Thursday morning on her Twitter…

*Ambode asks health workers to inspire confidence in public hospitals (Punch)* Police keep vigil at Ojota park after bloody clash (Vanguard)

December 28, 2018 Ambode asks health workers to inspire confidence in public hospitals (Punch) The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has called on health workers in the state to strive to increase public confidence in the state-owned health care…

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