Tag: Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Appointed Leading Global Finance Expert

A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed a member of the international advisory panel of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Mr Song Liyan, AIIB Senior Communication Officer, in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday, announced that Okonjo-Iweala would join 10 other key persons[Read More…]

Jonathan Was Not Interested In Saving Nigeria’s Resources – Okonjo-Iweala, Ex-Finance Minister

Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday said that her former boss, former President Goodluck Jonathan was not interested in saving Nigeria’s huge earnings from oil and other sources between 2011 and 2015. She said the absence of political will to save under former President Goodluck Jonathan is responsible[Read More…]

Okonjo-Iweala Says Attempts By Falana To Indict Her In Ongoing Arms Probe Is A Joke

A former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has described as a joke attempt by Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, to link her to the raging $2.1 billion arms scandal. A statement issued by her media adviser, Paul Nwabuikwu, said the ex-minister “has absolutely nothing to do with the alleged[Read More…]

Adams Oshiomhole Refers To Former Finance Minister, Okonjo-Iweala As A “Witch”

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State said, yesterday, that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under President Goodluck Jonathan squandered the resources of the country and that of its members. Oshiomhole stated this while receiving over 5,000 members of the PDP in the three senatorial districts of Edo including the immediate past[Read More…]

SERAP Says Okonjo-Iweala Lied To Nigerians About Spending Abacha Loot On Roads

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala to “apologise to Nigerians for claiming recently that recovered Abacha loot was transparently spent while she knew that $322m (about N63billion) recovered Abacha funds were inappropriately released to finance the fight against Boko Haram.” SERAP’s[Read More…]

$2.1 Billion Arms Deal: Okonjo-Iweala Ask Buhari To Call ‘Reckless’ Governor Oshiomhole To Order

Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has requested the Federal Government to call Edo State Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole to order over the Governor’s recent efforts to link her name to the alleged $2.1 billion arms issue. The Former Minister stressed that she has absolutely nothing to do with[Read More…]

Okonjo-Iweala Denies Giving Buhari Dossier On Jonathan’s Corrupt Deals

The former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has denied reports that she has handed over to President Muhammadu Buhari a dossier on former President Goodluck Jonathan’s corrupt deals. She made the denial in a statement by her media aide , Paul Nwabuikwu on Saturday. The statement said : “The[Read More…]

Okonjo-Iweala Took $1bn From Federation Account For Jonathan’s Re-election, Oshiomhole Alleges

Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been accused of illegally taking $1 billion from the federation account to prosecute the re-election bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan, noting that, if she were a witness in a court of law, she would be[Read More…]

I Have Your Records, If You Dare Probe Me – Amaechi Tells Wike

Governor Chibuike Amaechi of River State has dared his incoming successor, Chief Nyesom Wike, to go ahead with his threat to probe his administration, saying he has Wike’s records at the time the Governor-elect served as Chief of Staff between 2007 and 2011. Speaking during one of the programmes organised[Read More…]