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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Date of Birth: 13 June 1954
Place of Birth: Ogwashi Uku, Delta State

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The influence brokers take a pay cut

That raised conflict of interest questions when Mercury staffers in London started working for former Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who was campaigning to be Director General of the World Trade Organization with the backing of President Muhammadu Buhari's government...

Tinubu struggles to rebalance the budget

In the best case he observes the two former Lagos State commissioners can work together as effectively as former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former CBN governor Charles Soludo did during much of Olusegun Obasanjo's second (2004-07) presidential term...


David Malpass quits bank as radical changes loom

Candidates in the running so far all have US citizenship and include: Rajiv Shah head of the Rockefeller Foundation and former head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID); Samantha Power former US ambassador to the United Nations current head of USAID; Chief executive of the One campaign and former aide to President Barack Obama Gayle Smith; Mafalda Duarte chief executive officer of the $11 billion Climate Investment Funds; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala former finance minister of Nigeria and current director-general of the World Trade Organization (Dispatches 9/2/21 Okonjo-Iweala to take over as WTO chief within days)...


Looking for funds as war disrupts trade

More than 60% of Africa's economies have relied on wheat from Russia Ukraine and the wider Black Sea region according to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala the Director-General of the World Trade Organization...

Bankers circle the presidency

Two-time finance minister and now World Trade Organization leader Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has also been named as a possible presidential contender in Nigeria (AC Vol 61 No 14 At cross purposes on world trade)...

Buhari gambles on cash transfers on his way out

When President Goodluck Jonathan tried in 2012 to end fuel subsidies backed by his Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and central bank governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi he triggered a strike led by the Nigerian Labour Congress...

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