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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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


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Why the banks stay optimistic

After a tough year, former Finance Minister and current Managing Director of the World Bank, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told Africa Confidential that Nigeria’s services and construction sectors were ripe for take-off...


Homemade toxic assets

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director of the World Bank, is said to be a presidential favourite for the job although she is unlikely to negotiate a second sabbatical from the World Bank, which faces its own radical restructuring programe...


After the economic crash, the political fallout

Nigeria's former Finance Minister and now World Bank Managing Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala argues that it is the synchronicity of different economic pressures converging that is exacerbating the effects of the crisis in Africa...


Victoria Kwakwa

She was later the Bank's lead economist for Nigeria, and often met former colleague (and now World Bank Managing Director) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (AAC Vol 1 No 6)...


A message from our sponsors

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s team of technocrats – including current World Bank Managing Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Bank Vice-President Obiageli Ezekwesili – are out of the running and Yar’Adua’s pool of talent is under pressure, politically and physically...


Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Born in 1954, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala studied economics at Harvard University, then earned a Ph...


Shamsudeen Usman

His appointment seemed to indicate that Yar'Adua wanted to continue the reforms introduced by his predecessor's Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala...


Renaissance woman

And both institutions have secured the services of the same woman: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's former Finance Minister and architect of the landmark 2006 US$30 billion debt deal...


The Mo Laureate

That might have been a difficult call for fellow Tanzanian and former Secretary General of the Organisation for African Unity Salim Ahmed Salim, who was on the judging panel alongside ex-United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, ex-Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari, Nigeria's former Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the ex-President of Ireland, Mary Robinson...


The new man in Abuja

Former Finance and Economy Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was credited with re-establishing Nigeria's macroeconomic management...


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