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July 10, 2012

Slow and steady? Nigeria tops FDI charts

by Isi Esene This might sound a little difficult to believe, but the 2012 World Investment Report by the United ...

June 19, 2012

What a tangled web: Okonjo-Iweala reinvestigates fuel subsidy payouts

by Tolu Orekoya “What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive,” goes the poem by Walter ...

June 14, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: We’re on the edge of a recession – Okonjo-Iweala

by Stanley Azuakola During last Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, it was the turn of Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, ...

June 12, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: FG adds 370,000 jobs…at less than minimum wage

by Tolu Orekoya 370,000 jobs added to the economy by the government (all of them paying ones) sounds like an ...

June 6, 2012

#DanaCrash: Men in Black – President Jonathan, ministers mourn Dana victims at FEC meeting

It was a solemn time today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as the Federal Executive Committee dedicated its weekly meeting ...

May 26, 2012

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: The best president the World Bank never had

by Henry Eguridu While she grumbles that the system for choosing the World Bank president is unfair, she and her ...

May 25, 2012

Happy Africa Day! 5 months into 2012, 5 hits and 5 misses for Africa

by Stanley Azuakola As noted by one of Ynaija’s Front Page columnists, Kathleen Ndongmo, in her piece this Friday, today is ...

April 18, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: Rest in Jail James Ibori & Nigeria’s World Bank Masturbation without Orgasm (YNaija Frontpage)

  How can a beggarly nation like ours decide it wants to help America and Europe manage their huge investments ...

April 10, 2012

Going all out: Nigeria’s Ambassador to the US, joins campaign for Okonjo-Iweala

by Seyi Lawal Things are still looking up for Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her World Bank Presidency campaign. Recently, the  Nigeria’s ...

April 9, 2012

Agent Deman Pete: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her Voltrons

by Deman Pete Have you noticed that Wikileaks’ allegation that Ngozi and her brother were involved in Nigeria’s corruption hasn’t ...

April 2, 2012

Game on! Japan pitches tent with US nominee for World Bank President

by Hauwa Gambo Japan has announced its candidate for the World Bank presidency and it’s Jim Yong Kim, the United ...

April 1, 2012

World Bank to make decision on April 16… Okonjo-Iweala to meet Board April 9

by Hauwa Gambo New reports indicate that the World Bank could pick its new president as early as April 16 after ...

April 1, 2012

“It’s not even been a year, and you want to leave already?” – A quick letter to Aunty Ngozi

Aunty Ngozi, for the good of Africans and black people world over (and those that really care about us), you ...

March 27, 2012

Superstar for the continent – African leaders back Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank presidency

by Rachel Ogbu The African Union on Monday endorsed the candidacy of finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become World Bank ...

March 25, 2012

Photo of the Day: Is Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala now a member of the PDP?

by Hauwa Gambo The Coordinating Minister of the Economy and candidate for World Bank presidency was last seen at the ...

March 12, 2012

Feyi Fawehinmi: We don’t need NOI to ‘watch’ our debt grow for us – we can see that from where we are sitting

 I will be the last person and the President will also be the last person to subscribe to a situation ...

March 8, 2012

Report: Okonjo-Iweala sues Pointblanknews for N10 billion

  by Seyi Lawal Following “the publication of a patently false story against the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and ...

February 20, 2012

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala commences European tour … predicts up to 8% economic growth due to subsidy removal

By Hauwa Gambo The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has commenced a two-day, non-deal tour to update European investors ...

February 18, 2012

Okonjo-Iweala’s dad has something to say – “Nobody can intimidate my daughter!”

By Chi Ibe Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s father, Professor Chukwuka Okonjo, recently told PM News he was unhappy with the present attack ...

February 3, 2012

Women of distinction! Sefi Atta, Toyosi Akerele, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Florence It-Giwa & others to be honoured at the 17th ThisDay Annual Awards – See The Full List

by ‘Ifreke Inyang ThisDay has unveiled an extensive list of men and women that will be honoured at the 17th ...

February 2, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: 400bn might be cut from budget – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

    by Chi Ibe  Minister of the Economy and Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, suggested recently that the 2012 budget may ...

January 28, 2012

#BBViral: House of Reps Subsidy Probe

Farouk Lawan: what is Nigeria’s daily fuel consumption? Diezieni: 52million Liters NNPC: 35m liters DPR: 43m liters PPPRA: 24M liters ...

January 23, 2012

#OccupyNigeriaReview: Move over ‘impasse’, the new Nigerian word is ‘deadlock’!

By Adebola Rayo Every time something happens in Nigeria, we add new words to our vocabulary. I’m sure we all ...

January 19, 2012

“Is it wrong for someone to come home to serve her country?” – See quotes from Okonjo-Iweala’s #FuelSubsidy presentation to the National Assembly

by ‘Ifreke Inyang The Co-ordinating Minister of Nigeria’s economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala this afternoon faced the Fuel Subsidy Probe at the ...

January 4, 2012

History in Progress! Muslims & Christians in Kano come together for over 10 hours to protest #FuelSubsidyRemoval – See Photos

by Seyi Lawal Nigerians have witnessed a remarkable sense of unity of purpose, bound together by rage over the fuel ...

OluwapelumiDecember 26, 2011

Who should be Person of the Year 2011 – Rotimi Amaechi, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Goodluck Jonathan or Aliko Dangote?

 by Stanley Azuakola Editor’s Note: The Person of the Year is a poll for newsmakers, and is not an award ...

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