Meet The CEO Of Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund – Uche Orji

Tekedia: The Federal Government of Nigeria announced last week that Mr. Uche Orji is to be appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive officer of the newly created Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF). With the SWF aiming to secure funding for infrastructure and to protect the economy from price-shocks; and also hoping to attract foreign investors […]

FG Picks First Bank, UBS Executives to run Sovereign Wealth Fund

Nigeria moved closer on Tuesday to joining most of its Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries partners in steering oil revenues into longer-term investment, announcing a top management team for its new sovereign wealth fund. Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said the fund would start with a cash hoard of around $1 billion. Reuters says the top […]


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