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Friday, October 5, 2018

Ezekwesili Shortlisted For 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Former Minister of Education and co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, Obiageli Ezekwesili has been shortlisted for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

Ezekwesili who is also the former Vice President of the World Bank and the Extractive Industry Transparency International (EITI) and will be competing alongside other four laureates (Dr. Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad & Tarana Burke for the World Food Programme); SOS Méditerranée, Doctors Without Borders & International Rescue Committee and Reporters Without Borders), has been vocal about the campaign including Leah Sharibu who is still held in captivity.

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