Dec 27th, 2012
By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye No matter the very strong views many Nigerians hold about the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, it is difficult not to sympathize with her and her family on the recent kidnapping of her mother, Mrs. Kamene Okonjo, by ...
Dec 14th, 2012
The mother of Nigeria’s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been released five days after she was kidnapped, Delta state governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has told the BBC. He said Kamene Okonjo, a retired professor, was dropped off on a main road near her home in southern Nigeria. Kidnapping is ...
Dec 11th, 2012
I rarely discuss Nigerian politics as it is a complete waste of time and a mere offshoot of the main problem, but I learnt over the weekend that the finance minister, Okonjo Iweala’s mother was kidnapped. Well, talk about the chickens coming home to roost! And some random people are worried and...