.More Nigerians call for sack of Service Chiefs
. Ezekwesili tasks FG to publish names of fallen heroes
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja, with agency report
Following the killing of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists in Metele village in Borno State, troops of the operations involved and other soldiers nationwide have been placed on red alert.
Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, have clashed over the privatisation programme of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, when Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was president and Atiku his vice.
Former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has debunked the claim that her advocacy for the release of the abducted school girls in Chibok community was a ploy to support the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in 2015.
. Ezekwesili condemns discretionary award of oil blocks
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) with other stakeholders have called for more collaboration between the academia and the oil and gas industry on research, to attract investments into country.
Dr Oby Ezekwesili, a senior economic adviser for Open Society Foundation and Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, the President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), said on Tuesday that Nigeria needed an open economy to thrive.
Some parents of the over 200 girls abducted from their school in Chibok, Borno State, in 2014 are currently reaching out to the Presidency for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari that will not have anything to do with the BringBackOurGirls campaigners.
In a bid to underscore the importance of diversifying the economy and attracting more industries to Anambra state, Chief Willy Obiano has confirmed that the concise Economic Blueprint, made up of The Four Pillars of Development; including Agriculture, Industrialization, Trade and Commerce and Oil and Gas he developed on assumption of office has started yielding dividends.
NWOGHA SIMEON, Awka
A chartered Accountant and former Minister of Education, a proponent of BringBackOurGirls Campaign, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has charged the tertiary institutions in the country to carve a niche for themselves and strive towards academic excellence.