Tagged: Okonjo-Iweala

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Okey Ndibe: Nigeria, a darkening time

by Okey Ndibe Visiting Nigeria in mid-November, I became aware that the country was going through darkening times. The choice of adjective—darkening—is rather advised. For several decades, Nigeria has been mired in dark times....

Opinion: The many troubles of Nigeria

Opinion: The many troubles of Nigeria

by Adisa Adeleye The bad news was that with the dwindling income from oil, the federal government revenue could be down by about $12 billion at the end of the current year. It has...

YNaija Editorial: Rejoice, the minister of youth is gone

YNaija Editorial: Rejoice, the minister of youth is gone

Every Nigerian administration has its obvious stars, even though the proportions have not increased with democracy’s return to Nigeria. The reasons for this are not elusive – with political considerations defining the distribution of...

Expect cheaper mortgages in 2014 – Okonjo-Iweala

Expect cheaper mortgages in 2014 – Okonjo-Iweala

by Oge Okonkwo The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minster of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, made a statement assuring Nigerians of cheaper mortgages that will assist them to own houses from early 2014,...