Meet “Mama Due Process”, Obiageli Ezekwesili, seeking to be Nigeria’s first female president
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Politics and Society Meet “Mama Due Process”, Obiageli Ezekwesili, seeking to be Nigeria’s first female president

Since independence from the British in 1960 Nigeria has never had a female president or vice–president. Oby Ezekwesili, a former World Bank Vice President, anti-corruption campaigner and one of the Nigerian status quo’s fiercest critics, is setting out to break the glass ceiling and occupy the highest office.

Tony Elumelu Foundation to launch world’s largest digital platform to connect African entrepreneurs
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Politics and Society Tony Elumelu Foundation to launch world’s largest digital platform to connect African entrepreneurs

For the past four years, the Tony Elumelu Foundation has been supporting African entrepreneurs and startups with US$5 000 funding. Now the foundation is launching an online platform that will connect and link up all African entrepreneurs in a single digital space for improved networking and exchange of ideas.

Nigeria’s IDP camps: where child marriages take place
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Politics and Society Nigeria’s IDP camps: where child marriages take place

Following the invasion of villages and killing of local farmers in Benue by Fulani herdsmen , young girls at the Internally Displaced Persons camps are being married off by their families because of the lack of food, clean water and sleeping materials. The Nigerian government is silent about this and these teenage girls are at risk of contracting HIV/Aids.