Okonjo-Iweala

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 15th, 2014
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By Temisan Jackson After an endless series of unprofessional reporting and no sign of willingness to change for the better, some of us have profiled Saharareporters as chief among those online media that were set up to enrich the pockets of their founders through blackmail-cum-settlement reportage an...
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Feb 4th, 2014
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The Punch editorial published on Tuesday January 28, 2014 titled “Okonjo-Iweala’s TEDxEuston blunder on waivers” illustrates what happens when a publication throws professionalism out of the window and becomes personal and narrow-minded in its analyses of a major government policy in pursuit of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2014
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By Temisan Jackson I remember in those days at the Unibadan campus when we were doing out bits in campus journalism and we used to be thrilled by the breed of investigative journalists at Tell, Newswatch, and Punch who then risked their lives and defied the fangs of military dictatorship to provide t...
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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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Oct 14th, 2013
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By Omoh Gabriel & Emma Ujah, Washington DC At the conclusion of the 2013 World Bank annual meeting, yesterday, in Washington, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, lamented that Liechttenstein has continued to frustrate efforts by Nigeria to recov...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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By EMMA UJAH, ABUJA BUREAU CHIEF ABUJA — The Coordinating  Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said yesterday, that she was not contemplating resignation and will concentrate on her job of managing the nation’s economy for the common good of Nigerians. The G-7 g...
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Aug 16th, 2013
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Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | credits: File copy The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has decried the N232bn ($1.5bn) overpayments made to “fraudulent” oil marketers. Okonjo-Iweala, who is also the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, made the plan known at the meeting...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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by Bayo Olupohunda (bayoolupohunda@yahoo.com) She was recently listed as one of the most powerful women in the world. Her name conjures up the image of an Amazon who symbolises excellence and the height of intellectual achievement. She is by no means a role model and a worthy example of the level Nig...
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Jun 26th, 2013
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By Prince Charles Dickson The greatest lesson in life is to know that sometimes even fools are right—Winston Churchill Early this year, I was with Ngozi Iweala and she spoke glowing on Nigeria’s economy, gdp and all those terms. I nodded and smiled.  I recalled our meeting pre-debt relief era and all...