Tag: Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Named Lazard Senior Adviser With Focus On Sovereign Advisory

Investment bank and asset manager Lazard Ltd said Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has joined the firm as a senior adviser, with a focus on sovereign advisory. Okonjo-Iweala was the Minister of Finance of Nigeria from 2011 to May 2015, prior to which she was a managing director at the World Bank Group[Read More…]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Ambassador Adefuye, A Dedicated Sterling Patriot

Abuja, August 29, 2015 AMBASSADOR ADEFUYE: A DEDICATED, STERLING PATRIOT I received the news of the passing of Ambassador Ade Adefuye with great sadness. He and my husband developed a warm friendship in Washington. He was a very dedicated and hardworking man who represented the country with sterling patriotism and[Read More…]

The Alleged “Multi-Million Dollar Okonjo-Iweala Family Hospital” Does Not Have Funding Says Former Minister

Press Releases Having failed to achieve any success after months of unsubstantiated figures and wild allegations against Dr Okonjo-Iweala, the political and corrupt vested interests who have been attacking her have now turned their evil attention on her family. The false story, “Former Finance Minister Okonjo-Iweala’s Family to open multi-million[Read More…]

Okonjo-Iweala Reportedly Hands Buhari List Of Corrupt Deals Approved By Jonathan

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the immediate past Finance Minister has handed President Muhammadu Buhari a list of corrupt deals approved by Goodluck Jonathan, SaharaReporters has reported. The online news medium claimed that Okonjo-Iweala has been quietly cooperating with Buhari’s administration. “In an attempt to curry favor with the new government, Mrs.[Read More…]

Amaechi Received N257.6 billion From Federation Account In 2013 Says Finance Ministry

by Musa Abdullahi Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, says Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, received a total of N N257.6 billion from the federation account between January and October 2013. Okonjo-Iweala said the governors’ forum had no basis asking her to account for[Read More…]

Pictured are (standing, from left) Jeffrey Friedman, Angelique Kidjo, Peter G. Schultz, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dean Kamen, (seated, from left) Elon Musk, Janet Yellen, President Peter Salovey, Larry Kramer, and Gayatri Spivak. (Photo by Joy Bush)

“For Tackling Corruption & Transforming The Nigerian Economy” Yale University Awards Okonjo-Iweala Honorary Degree

by Musa Abdullahi Yale University awards 9 honorary degrees to individuals who have achieved distinction in their respective fields and a Nigerian Minister was among the awardees.. She’s Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, awarded a doctor of humane letters but the institution.[Read More…]

“Corrupt” Nigerians Should Stop Visiting Buhari – CNPP

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has decried the visits of some alleged corrupt Nigerians to the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, saying the development could hamper the war on corruption by the incoming administration. The group also asked the president-elect to work fast with the National Assembly to not only[Read More…]

Senator-Elect Shehu Sani Faults Jonathan For Running Nigeria Like A ‘Free For All’ Restaurant

By Chris Nomjov Senator-elect for Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, on Saturday, chided President Goodluck Jonathan for running his administration like a ‘free-for-all’ restaurant. Mr. Sani also faulted the sale of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, and the last-minutes sale of the Nigeria Telecommunications Limited, NITEL. He slighted[Read More…]

Aliko Dangote, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Tony Elumelu And Others To Star In BET Documentary, Africa Straight Up

BET and Africa.com are joining forces to present Africa Straight Up, an inspiring documentary that goes behind the headlines to delve deep into the rich, complex truths about contemporary Africa. Taking a comprehensive look at the story of Africa and the African diaspora, Africa Straight Up features contributions from businessman[Read More…]

While Fuel Scarcity Abounds, FG And Petrol Marketers Bicker Over Subsidy Payments

The federal government and petrol marketers appear at loggerheads over the exact amount of subsidy debt, owed the marketers; while the product scarcity hits major towns in the country. On the part of the government, the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the government owes marketers N131 billion. However, the[Read More…]