Okonjo-Iweala recounts her mother’s ordeal in captivity

… Says Kidnappers demanded her resignation. APPRECIATION My heart is heavy with the news of the passing of my brothers, Governor Patrick Yakowa, General Andrew Azazi and the others who were on that last flight with them. It is indeed a great tragedy. Our sympathy and prayers go to their families. We pray for divine […]

Press Statement: Prof. Mrs Kemene Okonjo Released

Compliments. I can confirm that Professor Mrs Kamene Okonjo, wife of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Professor Chukuka Okonjo and mother of the Coordinating Minister for the Economy/Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was released this morning, five days after her abduction.  The Okonjo Family is full of thanks to the Almighty for this happy development. […]

Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother: Kidnappers Demand N200m Ransom – Thisday

By Victor Efeizomor in Asaba and Dele Ogbodo Negotiations have begun in earnest with the kidnappers of Prof. Kamene Okonjo, mother of the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who was kidnapped on Sunday in Delta State. THISDAY gathered Tuesday that the kidnappers had contacted the Okonjo family during […]

Okonjo-Iweala’s Mum: Kidnappers demand $1billion Ransom

Dailytimes: Latest report says kidnappers of the mother of Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala have made contact with the family, demanding for a ransom of $1billion failure of which they threatened to kill their victim. Iweala’s mother was kidnapped on Sunday from the palace of the traditional ruler of Ogwashi-uku, Obi (Prof.) Chukwuka […]

Anambra Demolishes King of Kidnapper’s House

News Express: Two bungalows linked to a kidnap suspect Mr. Emeka Ezekude have been demolished by the Anambra State Government at Umuihepune, Umuatu Village, Ihiala Local Government Area. Governor Peter Obi who led the demolition exercise said the war against kidnapping and other crimes in the state must be won. News Express had yesterday afternoon […]


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