Mar 12th, 2013
By Oluwadamidara Aweloye In the wake of economic reforms that are being implemented in the Nigerian polity, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has become a victim of slander and the target of verbal attack in its various ramifications. With the v...
Nov 22nd, 2012
NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA is a woman who speaks her mind. Just over a year into her second stint as Nigeria’s finance minister, she has written a new book that she describes as a road map for low-income oil-exporting countries and poor countries committed to reform. If she really does have an effective roa...
Apr 8th, 2012
Last spring, when the International Monetary Fund began its search for a new Managing Director, I argued that the Fund should pass over Christine Lagarde – then French finance minister – for a candidate from the developing world. As it happened, developing countries failed to rally around a strong ca...
Apr 1st, 2012
By Felix Salmon Don’t tell the people at Euromoney, but I’ve liberated my article about Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from September 2005, when the magazine gave her its genuinely prestigious Finance Minister of the Year award. It’s here, on my Tumblr, since the original is behind a paywall. I think it’s impor...