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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Perfect Fit For WTO

In the cesspool of corruption and continuous A-grade drama that is Nigeria, only a handful of names have stood out to tell a different story, not only in Nigerian circles but across global scenes, too. One very prominent name to reckon with is the iconic name of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who through sheer hard work […]

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EFCC Invites Okonjo-Iweala Over $500m Abacha Loot

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly invited Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, to explain the withdrawal of $250 million from the $500 million recovered from the Sani Abacha family. In 2015, a sum of $250 million was released to the office of the national security adviser (NSA) for the procurement of […]

Okonjo-Iweala Re-appointed Chair of Gavi

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance & Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been re-appointed as the Chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, www.newsbreakers.ng has reported. Gavi is a global health initiative of billionaire, Bill & Melinda Gates, set up with the aim of saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing […]

Okonjo-Iweala: You can’t achieve growth if you have forex distortions

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says growth and development cannot be achieved when a country has distortions in its foreign exchange rates. Speaking at the launch of ‘Beating the Odds: Jumpstarting Developing Countries’, a book written by Justin Yifu Lin and Celestin Monga in Ahmedabad, India, Okonjo-Iweala said there is no one way to […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Receives The 2016 Global Fairness Award

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Receives The 2016 Global Fairness Award Former minister of finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been honored with the Global Fairness Award in Washington DC, United States. The award was presented to her by the Global Fairness Initiative in recognition of her contribution to sustainable development, through serving others, and her consistent focus on […]

Okonjo-Iweala’s father bags Ghana’s highest honour

  The Obi of Ogwashiukwu and Trustee of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Professor Chukwuka Okonjo, has received the Ghanaian Civil National Award. The honuour conferred on the Obi on Saturday 29th October by the Government of Ghana, is the highest civil national award in the West African nation. The scholar was decorated with the award by […]

Giving Credit to Whom It is Due

Giving Credit to Whom It is Due By Tope Bankole and Uzoma Ngozi   On July 26, the media was awash with news of the commissioning of the Abuja-Kaduna railway project. The news elicited a tweet from the PDP via their official twitter handle. This eventually sparked off a controversy on who should actually take […]

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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, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Most of the features have stemmed from people with questionable character and, unfortunately, the local media have been complicit in aiding their spread. As if her continuous strides in the international horizon […]