Opinion: Okonjo-Iweala: How to Be a Friend of the Poor

By Bade ADEBOLU The things that really matter in life are surprisingly the seemingly simple things. Small things like patting someone on the back in the event of some achievement or simply saying “Thank you” after a meal to the person who offers one such delicacy, really go a long way. In some cases, one […]

Economic Crunch: What Okonjo-Iweala Would Have Done?

Nigeria is struggling in the face of a 40 percent slump in crude prices since the second half of last year, which has forced authorities to scale back budgeted spending and devalue the naira as foreign-currency reserves fell. It is no longer news that the government relies on oil for about 70 percent of its […]

Okonjo-Iweala: The Global Anti-Corruption Super Star

A year after leaving public service as Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala remains the most sought after personality that served under the immediate past administration led by former President Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Since she left office, a week doesn’t go by without her name being splattered on […]

Press Release: Okonjo-Iweala Describes as Baseless, Allegation of illegal Diversion of Abacha Loot.

Abuja, December 9, 2015 OKONJO-IWEALA DESCRIBES AS BASELESS ALLEGATIONS OF “ILLEGAL DIVERSION” OF ABACHA FUNDS SAYS THIS LEVEL OF PERSECUTION AND HARRASSMENT UNPRECEDENTED, SIGNALS DANGER OF FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN OFFICE As part of the campaign of falsehood against former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala by Edo Governor, Adams Oshiomhole and other powerful and corrupt […]

Press Release: Okonjo-Iweala A force for good in the management of public funds

Press Release A Response to the False Allegations of SERAP on Abacha Loot The statement by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) demanding the probe of former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over the management of the Abacha loot is a politically sponsored action by a compromised civil society organization. It is curious […]

Opinion: SERAP? Shut Up!

SERAP? SHUT UP! I am often amazed at the proclivity of some idle persons for claims that are not only exaggerated but also completely baseless. These ambitious individuals are usually used by paymasters to spin all sorts of specious tales whilst hiding behind the mask of non-governmental organisation, civil society or pressure group of various […]

Okonjo-Iweala: When the prophet is not celebrated at home

By Bade Adebolu Nigerians are usually excited about changing governments. The incoming administration comes with Nigerians, as usual, having high expectations, only to end up being more disappointed than they were before the administration took off. One recalls the excitement that followed the bringing down of the “Union Jack” and the raising of the new […]

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