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Nigeria

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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


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Giant steps

He was a driving force among the team of reformers during President Olusegun Obasanjo's second term: Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Education Minister Obi Ezekwesili, anti-corruption czar Nuhu Ribadu and Director General of the Bureau for Public Enterprise, Irene Chigbue...


The dealmaking begins

Former Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala may be brought back into government...


What future for the reform team?

The driving force behind the government's economic reforms was Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who held both the Finance and Foreign Affairs portfolios, as well as leading Nigeria's negotiators in talks to cancel more than 80% of the country's foreign debt...


Reformers reshuffle

He moved high-profile Finance Minister and former World Bank Vice-President Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to Foreign Affairs and fellow reformer Oby Ezekwesili from Solid Minerals to Education...


Oil and oligarchs

The budget will clarify Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo Iweala's claims to have stabilised the macro-economy and got a grip on public spending...


Players on parade

Obasanjo's reform team, including Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Energy Minister Obi Ezekwesili and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Nassir el-Rufai, may continue in their technocratic roles but lack the backing within the PDP for the top job...


Talking it over

We hear that a government mission led by Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala last month told World Bank and International Monetary Fund officials that revenues were projected to balloon by 2008, to more than double the current $22 bn...


Blood over oil

There are even reports that Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Special Advisor on Due Process to the President Oby Ezekwesili were considering their positions following a critical but poorly-researched editorial in the Washington Post on the oil awards...


Credibility on corruption

Creditors worried about Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo Iweala's efforts to stabilise the economy...


Reform on the rack

Threats but no action Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in whom high hopes were placed on her appointment in July 2003, talks of a fiscal responsibility act to publish all federal government accounts and submit them to independent audits...


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