Finance minister

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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ByEmmanuel Arinze In an earlier article, I drew attention to my observations about Sahara Reporters’ reportage of the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. I had observed that as far as Sahara Reporters is concerned, Madam Iweala has not done much to de...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 18th, 2014
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By Olusola Daniel I have followed, with keen interest, the controversy surrounding the unaccounted federation account funds involving the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). It will be recalled that the CBN Governor, Mallam Lamido Sanusi caused a stir...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 9th, 2014
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By Olusola Daniel An unbiased examination of the 2014 budget proposal presently under consideration of the National Assembly will reveal that it is not doomed after all, as those opposing it would have us believe. From all indications, the budget has a potential to lay a great foundation for the grow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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Issachar Odion The Nigerian nation never ceases to throw up interesting, sometimes absurd scenarios. The latest of these is the ongoing face-off between the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the House of Representatives Committee on finance, o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2013
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In the past few weeks, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been the subject of high profile media attacks from several quarters. The aim of these elements is to unduly politicise the management of the economy through a campaign of falsehoods a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 19th, 2013
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We are astonished to find that The Punch, a national newspaper, can publish an editorial that is so ignorant, malicious and defamatory (“Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala, and waivers”, The Punch Editorial, Monday 18 November, 2013). We know the antecedents of this newspaper, but this recent editorial truly be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2013
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By Ogbuefi Blogs Read these carefully; Stella Oduah’s NASS Hearing: Blow by Blow Account **Okonjo-Iweala: ”we did not grant waiver for armoured cars”**Stella Oduah: She Overstepped Her Boundary And Nigerian Mafians/Cabals Are Fighting Back Stella Oduah’s NASS Hearing 14:25 Hearing Ends. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2013
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By Issachar Odion The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has overstepped the bounds of reason. To say that most discerning Nigerians are angry with the union is an understatement. Whoever anticipated that ASUU’s show of shame would last this long? At first, we all sympathised with the pedago...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 18th, 2013
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Abdullahi M. Seidu In Nigeria, it is customary for us to throw stones at government officials when they stray off course; and even when they get it right, we still find stones to throw, while we turn blind eyes to their good deeds. Perhaps this is due to the prevalent perception that most of the [&he...
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Sep 25th, 2013
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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA — CHAIRMEN of the joint committees of House of Representatives on Petroleum Upstream and Gas Resources, yesterday, warned House Committee Chairman on Finance, Rep Abdulmumin Jibrin to stop defending the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The Chairman, House Commit...