Tag: ngozi okonjo iweala

February 1, 2014

Dele Momodu: Nigeria – In search of a cheaper democracy

by Dele  Momodu With due respect to Madam Ngozi, a woman I admire so much and saw as a potential ...

January 19, 2014

Don’t trivialize corruption, tackle it – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks at the TEDxEuston (READ)

When people divert attention from the real issues and focus on issues that are not relevant, that is a way ...

January 17, 2014

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Affordable housing for all will soon become a reality

by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala An important component to the launch of the NMRC is the development of mass housing schemes by ...

January 12, 2014

Jonathan to reshuffle cabinet, only 4 current ministers may remain

by ‘Jola Sotubo The impending cabinet reshuffle by President Goodluck Jonathan, a continuation of what was started last year, will ...

December 30, 2013

Abigail Anaba profiles Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Why NOI deserves our praise (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Abigail Anaba Even NOI’s ‘enemies’ will acknowledge that she is an uncommonly brilliant and intelligent woman whose economic weight ...

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 ...

December 21, 2013

Our lawmakers must learn to be decorous – Oby Ezekwesili reacts to Okonjo-Iweala’s House Committee appearance

A former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, on Saturday lambasted members of the House of Representatives for their treatment of the Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. ...

December 17, 2013

#TFAABest100: More photos from The Future Awards Africa Best 100 Alumni event in Abuja

  What: The Future Awards Africa Best 100 Alumni. Where: State House, Abuja. When: December 15, 2013. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa       ...

December 15, 2013

FG kicks off The Future Awards Africa Week today… Microsoft to launch Aiki.ng jobs portal

by Isi Esene The Future Awards Africa 2013 will be formally opened by Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan at a special ...

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 ...

November 30, 2013

It’s official! Don Jazzy, Psquare, Omotola, 20 other Nigerians named among 100 most influential Africans (See list)

by Adeola Balogun Nigeria’s place as the giant of Africa has been further highlighted as a list of the continent’s ...

November 19, 2013

Opinion: GEJ should sack officials who only snore at meetings and award contracts to their cronies

by Emma Okocha In the circumstances, the infantile Ministers of Education from the day, they approved the banning of the ...

November 14, 2013

Opinion: Okonjo-Iweala, Oby Ezekwesili & Sanusi Lamido are Nigeria’s 3 economic musketeers

by Frisky Larr While I do not wish Nigeria another Jonathan presidency as from 2015 and will obviously be unable ...

October 18, 2013

Opinion: Fuel subsidy savings – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has done well!

by Abdullahi Seidu Yes, we abused her, insulted her family, questioned her sanity, and called her all sorts. But she ...

October 13, 2013

Opinion: Why do married women retain maiden names?

by Joseph Igbinovia Foremost sprinter, Mary Onyali, also stuck to her maiden name until recently when she hyphenated her husband’s ...

September 30, 2013

The Celebration Issue! Tara Fela-Durotoye & Timi Dakolo cover the new Y! Magazine – and they look amazing!

by Oge Okonkwo The latest edition of Y! Magazine is out – and as usual, it’s a celebration of ideas, ...

September 12, 2013

“The story is a total fabrication”: Okonjo-Iweala says SaharaReporters lied over ThisDay newspapers sack (READ)

by Akan Ido The minister of finance and the coordinating minister of the economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has accused an online ...

August 21, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Princess Stella Oduah – One thing to thank Jonathan for (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa They are forced to live in the shadows of the successes of the 2nd term performances of ...

August 19, 2013

ASUU strike: FG, lecturers meet, reach no resolution

by Isi Esene The meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities which took place today ...

August 15, 2013

Same difference? ASUU says it demands N87 billion, not N92 billion

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday faulted the statement credited to the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo- ...

August 13, 2013

ASUU strike: We can’t meet lecturers’ demands – FG

Hopes of quick resolution of the present face-off between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities were ...

July 20, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria desperately needs leaders of tomorrow

by Saatah Nubari Though there’s nothing wrong in being a musician, we should know that we can’t all sing. We ...

July 20, 2013

Nigeria loses revenue as 400,000 barrels of crude oil is lost daily – FG

by Rachel Ogbu Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, revealed earlier this week that the ...

July 14, 2013

Simon Kolawole: We’d soon start drinking our oil

by Simon Kolawole I am not interested in who is the chairman of governors’ forum or Speaker of Rivers House ...

July 12, 2013

Opinion: Oil theft – What Nigeria must do

by Uche Igwe There is no sense in blaming the oil companies alone about the menace of oil theft. Or, ...

July 7, 2013

The issue of job creation keeps me awake at night – Okonjo-Iweala

by Rachel Ogbu The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is really concerned about unemployment ...

July 1, 2013

“SaharaReporters is a discredited purveyor of falsehood” – Minister, Okonjo-Iweala fires back (READ)

by Isi Esene The office of the coordinating minister of the Nigerian economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has described reports credited to ...

May 11, 2013

It’s official: Nigeria to host 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa

by Isi Esene Abuja, Nigeria has been selected to host then next edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) next year. ...

May 10, 2013

Nasir el-Rufai responds: Why is Charles Soludo so hurt?

by Nasir el-Rufai Unlike Charles who makes people believe they are perfect when he needs them, I was consistent in ...

May 4, 2013

Give them their money – Okonjo-Iweala orders payments to interns under the SURE-P Graduate Internship Scheme

by Rachel Ogbu The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has instructed that payments to interns ...

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