Opinion: Who Is Still Blaming Okonjo-Iweala for the Present Economic Crunch?

By Bade Adebolu In my earlier article, Economic Crunch: What Should Okonjo-Iweala Have Done? I submit that we are not being fair to Dr. (Mrs) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the immediate past minister of finance, over the way some people in the media vociferously criticised her for “mismanaging the economy.” I recall making this conclusion because we […]

Judgement Scam: Why Okonjo-Iweala Should Not Be Blamed

Recently, a coalition of anti-corruption civil society bodies petitioned the EFCC that the erstwhile Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Muhaamed Bello Adoke to account for the sum of $3.2 billion allegedly belonging to the 774 local governments on whose behalf one Mr. Joe Agi SAN obtained the judgment. According to media report, “…none of the […]

Opinion: Who is Afraid of Okonjo-Iweala?

By Temisan Jackson In recent times, the news space has been awash with news and opinion articles about the immediate past finance minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Most of the features have stemmed from people with questionable character and, unfortunately, the local media have been complicit in aiding their spread. As if her continuous strides in […]

Press Statement: Alleged EFCC Investigation Of Okonjo-Iweala, Media Headlines Misleading and Untrue

Press Release We want to clarify that some of the media reports alleging that the EFCC is investigating former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, are misleading and untrue. This is clear from eye witness accounts of the Budget 2016 presentation by the EFCC at the House of Representatives and gaps in the reported stories. […]

Press Statement: Okonjo-Iweala, A Strong Transparency Advocate and Anti-Corruption Fighter

  A RESPONSE TO FEMI FALANA, AN INTEGRITY-CHALLENGED CHARLATAN (ICC) The malicious attempt by Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana to mix Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala up in issues that have nothing to do with her in his letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a desperate joke by an integrity challenged charlatan (ICC). This misadventure shows […]

Shaping Global and National Economies to Better Respond to Climate Challenges in Landscapes

Remarks by Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala High-Level Opening Plenary, Global Landscapes Forum Palais des Congres, Paris Saturday, December 5, 2015, 14.00-15.00 Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very happy to address this Forum of special importance to developing countries. Their rural areas still include 70% of the world’s poorest people. Growth that attacks poverty and […]

Call Reckless Oshiomhole to order -Okonjo-Iweala

– FORMER MINISTER HAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH $2.1BILLION ARMS ISSUE Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has requested the Federal Government to call Edo State Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole to order over the Governor’s recent efforts to link her name to the alleged $2.1 billion arms issue. The Minister stressed that she […]

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