Tag: Finance Minister

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AzeezAugust 1, 2017

Okonjo-Iweala denies comments against Buhari

Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied reports that she made utterances against President Muhammadu Buhari. According to ...

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AzeezApril 5, 2017

FG not planning to scrap YouWin – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said the Federal Government has no plans to scrap the Youth With Innovation Entrepreneurship ...

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

Why we have no choice but to borrow – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said oil prices are not returning to $110 per barrel, leaving Nigeria no choice ...

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AzeezNovember 24, 2016

Recession is inevitable when a polytechnic graduate is the finance minister – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, Special Assistant to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan has said Nigeria is in recession because of the quality of people ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The urgent need for clarity on Federal Government’s capital expenditure

The 2016 budget process was fraught with delays and controversy, as the late appointment of ministers ensured that the budget ...

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Kemi Adeosun has a response for all her Twitter critics

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday denied making any statement about the country’s economy on a Twitter account. Adeosun ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 22, 2016

Opinion: We need Okonjo Iweala back as Finance Minister

The nation is currently facing an economic crisis due to a plethora of issues. From the fall in oil prices, ...

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James SamboApril 22, 2016

$2.1bn fraud: EFCC detains ex-Finance Minister… ‘Fani-Kayode was chief beneficiary’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday, detained former Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman. Usman was said to have reported ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 15, 2016

‘Jonathan lacked the will to save funds, Obasanjo had it’ – Okonjo-Iweala

The former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Tuesday, stated the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan failed to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

@NOIweala named African Finance Minister of the year

by Tunji Andrews   The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Friday bagged the African Finance Minister of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2014

Nigeria’s growth prospects look strong in 2014 – Okonjo Iweala

by Tunji Andrews Nigeria’s finance minister said on Friday, 19 September, that she is confident that growth in 2014 will ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2014

Book reading: @Chude takes ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ to Terra Kulture

by Isi Esene Following the successful launch of his thought-provoking book ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?‘ in May, Chude ...

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February 21, 2014

She dey kampe! Finance minister, Okonjo-Iweala denies resignation rumours

by Oge Okonkwo The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has reacted to rumours of resignation from office. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala in ...

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February 13, 2014

Opinion: A love letter to my sweet valentine

by Victor Ehikhamenor My darling you are my first lady, my petroleum minister, my finance minister, and you are my ...

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January 22, 2014

Opinion: How Nigeria’s MINT dream can become reality

by Uzoma Elenwoke If Nigeria gets our economy right, underdevelopment, corruption and political unrest will be a thing of the ...

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December 24, 2013

SaharaReporters’ waiver scandal allegations are false – Okonjo-Iweala

by ‘Jola Sotubo The website Sahara Reporters yesterday published  an article claiming that the First Lady, Patience Jonathan had received ...

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December 14, 2013

My name is no more Patience but now ‘Mama Peace’ – First Lady

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The first lady has found a new name for herself. Patience Jonathan, the First Lady of Nigeria ...

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December 11, 2013

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala addresses ‘campaign of calumny’ against her in the media

by Adeola Balogun A press statement has been issued by the camp of the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and ...

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April 22, 2013

Budget 2013 may be frustrated, if crude prices continue to drop

by Omoh Gabriel In an article on this column on May 30, 2012, titled “The proverbial rains are here,” many ...

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November 18, 2012

Opinion: To whom it may concern, if I die

by Olabode Emmanuel Olawumi The question is; If I die, who killed my dream? If I die, who killed my ...

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November 8, 2012

“You will name our sponsors in court” – Dino Melaye threatens to sue Okonjo-Iweala

by Isi Esene Dino Melaye is not taking things lightly with the co-ordinating minister of the economy and minister of ...

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November 5, 2012

Sonala Olumhense: Nigeria’s media weakest link

by Omoade Adelani Knowing full well that any allegation thrown at those in government will stick, especially that of financial ...

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October 20, 2012

Get down on it! Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala hits the dance floor (WATCH)

by Isi Esene Of course we all know Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to be one of the best technocrats you can find ...

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September 7, 2012

Not another run: Okonjo-Iweala denies interest in World Trade Organisation job

by Stanley Azuakola In a year’s time, the head of the World Trade Organisation, Pascal Lamy will step down. Already ...

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