Oby Ezekwesili Goes Off On Top Media Outlets For Pitching Her Against Buhari

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Oby Ezekwesili Slams Top Media Outlets For Pitching Her Against Buhari | Vanguard Newspaper Issues A Retraction

Oby Ezekwesili, Co-founder of the #BringBackOurGirls Campaign has lashed out at several top media outlets for publishing spurious story against her.

Yesterday, in a flurry of tweets, Ezekwesili threatened to sue several prominent Newspapers for publishing a story claiming that she had ‘blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for Nigeria’s present economic crisis.’

On Monday, September 12, she tweeted:

Meanwhile, Vanguard Newspaper among others ‘issued an apology along with a retraction.’

Here is what Vanguard wrote:

Apology to Oby Ezekwesili

On September 12, 2016 edition of Vanguard , we published a story purportedly from the whatsApp message of former Education Minister,Oby Ezekwesili, blaming President Muhammed Buhari for Nigeria’s economic woes.

We have since discovered that the Mrs. Ezekwesili did not make the comment .

WE hereby retract the comment and sincerely apologize to the Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili. It was not our intention to denigrate her or pitch her against the government.

On Tuesday morning, she reacted to the apologies:



I am but your herald boy in the art of the pen.. An eccentric Environmental Biologist smouldered in the glorious epiphany of online journalism. If you ever find my article unduly insipid, sue me and i’ll refund you...

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