Tag: ngozi okonjo iweala

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AzeezAugust 3, 2016

Nigeria went into recession under Goodluck Jonathan – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed that the former Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, pleaded with him ...

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Isime EseneJuly 31, 2016

Simon Kolawole: We need an economic war room

The worst kept secret before the 2015 elections was that Nigeria’s economy was heading for a rough weather. Following a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2016

PDP congratulates Buhari on Abuja-Kaduna rail, appreciates Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party has congratulated President Buhari and the people of Nigeria as he Commissioned the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge ...

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Isime EseneJune 22, 2016

Opinion: What do you want Okonjo-Iweala to do?

by Bade Adebolu Nigeria is struggling in the face of a 40 percent slump in crude prices since the second half ...

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Isime EseneJune 17, 2016

Opinion: Okonjo-Iweala, the global anti-corruption super star

by Femi Hassan A year after leaving public service as Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr ...

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Isime EseneJune 13, 2016

Opinion: Why we shouldn’t blame Okonjo-Iweala for the corruption mess

by Bade Adebolu Recently, a coalition of anti-corruption civil society bodies petitioned the EFCC that the erstwhile Attorney-General of the Federation, ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Some people are hell-bent on ‘sullying’ Okonjo-Iweala’s name – but she’s on to them

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has distanced herself from an audio tape which has been circulating on social media ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 3, 2016

Opinion: Why the media war against Okonjo-Iweala will fail

The Nigerian political environment is largely toxic and not many who have served as public officers, especially in positions of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 7, 2016

‘My father told me not to resign when my mother was abducted’ – Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has revealed that her mother was abducted – simply because she urged former President, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2016

Okonjo-Iweala reacts to alleged EFCC probe (READ)

The former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has reacted to Monday’s media reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 8, 2016

Okonjo-Iweala, Diezani, others being investigated by EFCC [DETAILS]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as well as the former ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2016

‘Femi Falana is despicable’ – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

by Emeka Nwankwo Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied the claims made by foremost human rights lawyer, Femi ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 11, 2015

$2bn arms funds: Why Okonjo-Iweala must not be exempted from prosecution – Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has outrightly called for the prosecution of the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 10, 2015

Opinion: My dear Governor’ Oshiomhole has become the Prince of Jesters

I have read, first with discomfort, and then with something akin to horror, the words that have been attributed to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2015

Why Okonjo-Iweala should be ashamed – Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, says the former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, should be ashamed of the looting of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2015

Why Oshiomhole is after me – Okonjo-Iweala

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the immediate former Minister of Finance, has called on the Federal Government to caution Edo State Governor, Adams ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 29, 2015

How Nigeria spent Abacha loot – World Bank

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is in possession of over 700 pages of documents containing information on how the ...

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Ada IgboanugoNovember 12, 2015

Ezekwesili, Abike Dabiri and Okonjo-Iweala listed among world’s most influential women

Three Nigerian women have been listed among the 250 most influential in the world. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Abike Dabiri-Erewa and Ngozi ...

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Mallam YeroSeptember 5, 2015

ATTN Senator Shehu Sani: Only real leadership will develop the North

If Northern Nigeria would catch up with other regions of larger Nigeria, deliberate steps must be taken by the political ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 12, 2015

OPINION: Okonjo-Iweala’s detractors cannot rewrite history

That the Nigerian economy is the envy of the black race is not in doubt, thanks to the astute management ...

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OluwapelumiJuly 15, 2015

7 things Governor Oshiomhole thinks Okonjo-Iweala misappropriated

Words by Temisan Jackson 1. Edo State Civil Servant Salaries: It is well known that as governor, Adams Oshiomhole is ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 14, 2015

“You withdrew $1bn for Jonathan’s election” | “You have numerical diarrhea” | Gov Oshiomhole & Okonjo-Iweala are fighting dirty

The back and forth yet ensues between Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole and former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the ...

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Mallam YeroJuly 11, 2015

Favour Afolabi: Nigeria and the dearth of “Available Intellectualism”

Today marks 100 days (or so) since Muhammadu Buhari won the elections – and while I care about; and have ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 30, 2015

Okonjo-Iweala spent $2.1bn without approval – NEC

The newly inaugurated National Economic Council, has accused former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of ...

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Mallam YeroJune 23, 2015

Seun Obasa: There was a Finance Minister…

by Seun Obasa The 2015 General Elections three months ago signaled the end of one political era in Nigeria and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 26, 2015

No one is perfect but we’ve done a lot for the economy – Okonjo-Iweala

by James Sambo Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says the efforts of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 25, 2015

BREAKING: Oil marketers reach agreement with Federal Government to end fuel scarcity

by Kolapo Olapoju According to a report by The Cable, an agreement to begin lifting petroleum products has been reached ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 24, 2015

The major players behind the fuel scarcity in Nigeria

by Kolapo Olapoju Just before the oil marketers are labelled evil for withholding fuel from the reach of Nigerians, it ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 23, 2015

We hear Jonathan, Sambo, Obanikoro, others will leave Nigeria after May 29

by Kolapo Olapoju According Punch Newspapers, President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice-President Namadi Sambo and several ministers have concluded plans to travel abroad ...

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