Tag: ngozi okonjo iweala

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 27, 2019

10 areas we felt President Buhari could have done better with cabinet appointments

The much anticipated inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s cabinet for his second term in office took place on Wednesday at ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2019

We didn’t think we needed a picture of Naomi Campbell and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala together but now we do

We didn’t realise that supermodel Naomi Campbell is a huge fan of economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. At the World Economic Forum ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 22, 2018

The Big 5: Labour to embark on nationwide strike November 6; Amid fear of being ousted as chairman, Oshiomhole speaks | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Organised labour has scheduled Tuesday, October 30, for a nationwide mass ...

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Wilfred OkicheAugust 29, 2018

Fighting Corruption is Dangerous is an interesting retelling of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s legacy

2018 173 pages MIT Press According to Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the global average tenure ...

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AzeezOctober 24, 2017

How Okonjo-Iweala’s memo led to N1.7tn revenue loss – Senate

The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Alleged Misuse, Under-Remittance and Other Fraudulent Activities has said unremitted revenue generated by agencies ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

Opinion: What’s with Punch Newspaper’s anti-Ngozi Okojo-Iweala stance?

by Temisan Jackson The saying goes that the pen is mightier than the sword; but those must be pens that ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 8, 2017

Opinion: The Affliction of Dele Sobowale

by Ebun Asagbe I am no medical practitioner, but surely there must be an appropriate term for the malady that ...

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AzeezAugust 14, 2017

Why I appointed Okonjo-Iweala finance minister – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why he appointed Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Minister of Finance. Obasanjo said some of ...

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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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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Aspen Institute to honour former minister, Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be honoured by The Aspen Institute at the fifth annual Madeleine K. Albright Global ...

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EzinneJuly 28, 2017

The Thread: “Thief” “Terrible gatekeeper” | Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets a new appointment and Nigerians crucify her

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is taking fire on Twitter for supposedly enabling Goodluck Jonathan’s or maybe Diezani’s corruption- ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 13, 2017

Reno Omokri: As Osinbajo succeeds Okonjo-Iweala

by Reno Omokri Nigeria is a land of opportunity. And I do not mean this the way Nigerian politicians usually ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

Opinion: While men slept, Okonjo-Iweala built institutions

by Uwa Eghomeka In January of this year, there was a lot of talk about the ghost workers syndrome in ...

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AzeezApril 14, 2017

I had high expectations for Nigeria when I was a teenager – Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said she had high hopes in Nigeria when she was a teenager. The ...

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EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Why I am an entrepreneur in the business of nation building (1)

by Chude Jideonwo A few days ago, I received this message in my email from a highly respected colleague with ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

Buhari told me he wants a VP that can hold the country together if he dies – Tunde Bakare (LISTEN)

Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari always wanted a Vice ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Why Big Brother Naija is holding in South Africa – ...

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AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

How Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi urged us to save but we didn’t – Peter Obi

Former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi has said state governors refused to save for the unseen future during the tenure ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Trump will allow Africa decide its own destiny – Okonjo-Iweala

Two-time Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has given a hint on what she feels a Donald Trump presidency will ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

EFCC commences probe on N500m Chibok safe school funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun a probe on the N500 million Safe School funds for Chibok ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

Former Jonathan ministers, Okonjo-Iweala, Adesina meet again (PHOTOS)

Two ministers, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina who served in the cabinet of former President, Goodluck Jonathan met ...

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RoqeebahDecember 7, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 7th of December

Read all the stories and analyses here now!  

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

PROFILE: #CalamityKemi | Is Kemi Adeosun the worst finance minister since 1999?

by Wilfred Okiche Sarah Paulson, the American character actress, got a well overdue career boost when she played real life ...

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AzeezOctober 21, 2016

Okonjo-Iweala appointed member of AIIB advisory panel

Former minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala has been appointed as a member of the advisory panel of the Asian Infrastructure ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

Reuben Abati: Aisha Buhari and that BBC interview

by Reuben Abati Public communication is one of the most delicate challenges that people in public life face, either in the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Opinion: Re: Nigerian economy since 1999- myths, lies and data

by Uzoma Ngozi When will Nigeria come out recession? Who will deliver Nigeria? But for Nigeria to come out of ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2016

Okonjo-Iweala was a smartly corrupt finance minister- Ahmed Joda

The chairman of President Muhammadu Buhari’s transition committee, Ahmed Joda on Tuesday said anti-graft agencies might never find Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2016

Okonjo-Iweala won’t serve in Buhari’s govt, even if invited| Here’s why

Former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said she would not serve in the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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YWriterSeptember 6, 2016

Incompetence is worse than actual corruption | 5 takeaways from how Kemi Adeosun became Public Enemy Number One

by Daniel Essien Nigerians have always had something of an issue with our Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, who before this ...

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