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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Date of Birth: 13/06/1954
Place of Birth: Ogwashi Uku, Delta State


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How the fuel row caught fire

Despite his established line against the subsidy, many of his opponents chose to portray Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke and Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as dictating the measure, with the President meekly acquiescing to these powerful women...


How the economy defies politics

Early in the year, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will announce the rebased GDP, the first such recalculation of national income for two decades, after lengthy research conducted with the World Bank...


South Africa looks east

In other cases, Pretoria’s emerging allies have failed to show support in key geopolitical decisions, for instance, the bid by Nigeria’s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the presidency of the International Monetary Fund...


South Bank challenge to IMF and World Bank

Last month’s bid by Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the World Bank presidency – representing developing countries and originally backed by Angola, Brazil, China and many other non-European members – failed and on 16 April the United States-nominated, South Korean-born Jim Yong Kim became the Bank’s 12th President...


Inflammatory subsidy

He is strongly supported by Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi and Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala...


All the President’s businessmen

The President’s economic team is led by the respected Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, formerly of the World Bank, who left the last government in frustration and has just been reappointed Finance Minister...


It's urgent? Set up a committee

Other members include the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; the Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Elder Godsday Orubebe; the federal Attorney General and Justice Minister, Mohammed Belo Adoke; the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Chibuzor Ugwoha; the Director General of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, Peter Idabor; the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s Group Managing Director, Austen Oniwon; and the President’s Special Advisor (Technical Matters), Sullivan Akachukwu Nwakpo...


Ministers old and new

* Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Rivers): Government Reform/’Super’ Ministry of Finance...


So where did the money go?

Former Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, now a senior official at the World Bank, says that ‘Nigeria’s huge fiscal deficit, rising domestic debt, depletion of the ECA and the distress in the banking sector are issues that urgently need the attention of Jonathan’s cabinet...


Jonathan’s primary colours

Bakare is eyeing a group he terms the ‘best of the north and south’: Buhari, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Nuhu Ribadu, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, Pat Utomi and Donald Duke...


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