Tag: Okonjo-Iweala

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Alexander OnukwueJuly 30, 2018

How the 2015 elections may have led to recent Twitter suspensions

Last week, Twitter users this side of the Niger experienced a display of rare humility by a subset of that ...

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Alexander OnukwueMay 15, 2018

Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: 6 talking points from Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Black Book

A book about how fighting corruption in Nigeria is dangerous should be hardly remarkable. It is the equivalent of a ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

Opinion: Why should we borrow our future?

by Owolabi Afeez Ashola Recently, the Federal Government sent a letter to the National Assembly  for matters classified as urgent ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2016

Opinion: Why are Nigerians begging Okonjo-Iweala to help Buhari?

by Bade Adebolu It is no longer news that we are in a recession. Nigerians are groaning under the weight ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

Recession: These are the people who can help us – Okupe

The Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe has said Nigeria should be ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2016

Recession: Buhari should emulate Obasanjo by seeking advice from Okonjo-Iweala – Iwuanyanwu

An elder statesman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to emulate former President Olusegun Obasanjo by seeking economic advice ...

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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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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Opinion: Analysing who deserves credit for the Abuja/Kaduna railway project

by Tope Bankole and Uzoma Ngozi On July 26, the media was awash with news of the commissioning of the Abuja-Kaduna ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

The narrative of the Rising Africa | Okonjo-Iweala shares insight in TED Talk (WATCH)

“The narrative of a rising Africa is being challenged.” Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and world renowned economist, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 26, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘I will diversify the economy’- Buhari | ‘You cannot diversify in 4 years’- Okonjo-Iweala | Again, Michelle Obama stuns with her DNC speech

From the papers this morning- a tracklist Okonjo-Iweala declares diversification of the economy cannot happen over 4 years YNaija President ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 26, 2016

‘Diversification cannot happen over four years’ | Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that diversification of an economy doesn’t happen overnight, noting that it cannot ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Court orders Okonjo-Iweala, Jonathan to account for ‘missing’ N30 trillion

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the Federal Government are to “provide information on ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 7, 2016

‘Jonathan’s govt failed to arrest VVF among women’ | 6 things we learned from Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that former president Goodluck Jonathan worked towards ensuring gender parity in Nigeria, ...

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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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Op-Ed EditorApril 26, 2016

Opinion: Innocent Okonjo-Iweala and the desperate ones

The direction of Nigeria’s socio-political environment saddens my heart. Politicians from all sides have decided to adopt a destructive political ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 24, 2016

Opinion: Who is afraid of Okonjo-Iweala?

In recent times, the news space has been awash with news and opinion articles about the immediate past finance minister, ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 23, 2016

Opinion: The many lying critics of Okonjo-Iweala

Words of wisdom, is not often from the elders, it comes from those who know and can recognize it. Whatever ...

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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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Op-Ed EditorApril 16, 2016

Joe Igbokwe: Okonjo-Iweala should keep quiet and simply lie low

The former Minister of Finance under President Jonathan has been in the news for sometimes now, making interventions in the ...

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Azubuike AzikweApril 16, 2016

‘Okonjo-Iweala could have resigned, when governors refused to save funds’ – APC

The South East chapter of the All Progressives Congress has said the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, must ...

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Dele BenjaminApril 15, 2016

‘My comments were distorted, I never indicted Jonathan’ – Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said she did not indict the government of former President, Goodluck Jonathan. Okonjo-Iweala ...

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Janeth JJanuary 28, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Budget to be passed on February 25 | Anti-graft war will end terrorism | Zika virus spreads | More stories

Falana says Okonjo-Iweala’s record was appalling. Leadership 2016 budget would be passed on February 25. Nation Anti-graft war is key ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 28, 2016

‘You can’t claim to have nothing to do with arms funds fraud’ | Falana replies Okonjo-Iweala

Femi Falana has issued a response to former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s blistering bashing of him after he urged the International Criminal ...

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Janeth JDecember 21, 2015

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Hillary Clinton ‘lies like crazy’ | Faleke should choose one position | EFCC to write GEJ over #Dasukigate | More stories

Child suicide bomber kills 8 in Borno. Leadership  Wike says no political challenges can overcome him. Punch Killer of Boko ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 17, 2015

‘Pro-Biafrans are hungry’ | 7 things we learned from Olisa Agbakoba’s interview

In an interview with Vanguard newspaper, the former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) shared his thoughts ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2015

EFCC to reopen corruption cases against former governors and interrogate Okonjo-Iweala

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has revealed its intention to reopen investigation into alleged fraud cases that have been put ...

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Ada IgboanugoDecember 12, 2015

#BeastsofNoNation: The moment when Okonjo-Iweala asks Idris Elba for a hug (WATCH)

The Nigerian premiere of the Beasts of no Nation is ongoing at the Silverbird Galleria in Victoria Island, Lagos. Idris ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 11, 2015

Arms deal fraud: Read Okonjo-Iweala’s memo to Jonathan on Dasuki’s request for funds

Former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has released a memo, which was sent to former President Goodluck Jonathan, to seek ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 10, 2015

Opinion: How Oshiomhole went from ‘Comrade Governor’ to ‘Empty Barrel’

Leadership is a grave responsibility. As such, a leader is expected to demonstrate a few fundamental qualities some of which ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 9, 2015

My involvement with Sambo Dasuki and the arms deal scandal – Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says she cannot be held accountable for the misappropriation of the funds released for the ...

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