Tag: Okonjo-Iweala

Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 2, 2020

Boko Haram leader claims responsibility for Zabarmari massacre, issues new warning | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Boko Haram leader claims responsibility for Zabarmari massacre, issues new warning Abubakar Shekau’s faction of Boko Haram, has released a ...

Michael IsaacOctober 28, 2020

Okonjo-Iweala emerges Director-General at the World Trade Organisation

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has emerged the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation after a victorious contest ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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