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YNaijaJune 24, 2023

Okonjo-Iweala Responds to Social Media Criticism Over Missing Picture with President Tinubu

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), faced criticism for not sharing a picture of herself with ...

YNaijaMarch 25, 2023

Obasanjo calls for an end to ‘Igbophobia’, urges Nigerians to combat evil with good

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken out against the prevalence of anti-Igbo sentiments in Nigeria, referring to the issue as ...

EditorDecember 16, 2021

Wizkid, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Mo Abudu, others make Y!/YNaija Person of the Year nominees list

Y!/YNaija.com, Africa’s foremost youth-centered web and social media platform, today released its Person of the Year 2021 nominees list. The ...

Ado AminuFebruary 17, 2021

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s win is a reminder that we have huge untapped potential in Nigerian women

Former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (NOI) has attained another first. As is to be expected, a litany of congratulatory messages ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 4, 2020

Is Sowore truly against Okonjo-Iweala’s aspiration to be WTO Director-General?

“Okonjo-Iweala obtained American citizenship in 2019, her spokeswoman told Bloomberg News, after spending most of her career at the World ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2020

#YNaijaPolitics100: The YNaija 100 Most Influential Voices in Nigerian Politics – Nyesom Wike, Okonjo-Iweala, Sowore, Saraki, Falana makes 2020 list

Every year, YNaija shows commitment to focused debates on national and sub-national politics and its role in progressive development. In ...

Temidayo 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 ...

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 ...

Temidayo 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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- ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 – ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

RoqeebahDecember 7, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 7th of December

Read all the stories and analyses here now!   RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

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 ...

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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