Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Ngozi Okojo-Iweala"

    N17bn: Okonjo-Iweala clarifies comment on 2015 budget after backlash from ex-lawmaker

N17bn: Okonjo-Iweala clarifies comment on 2015 budget after backlash from ex-lawmaker

Yusuf Galambi, a former member of the house of representatives, says the national assembly never asked for a bribe to pass the 2015 budget.Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, had written in her book — ‘Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines’ — that the lawmakers increased the 2015 budget by N17billion before it was passed.Her published account [...]

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    Lectured at 23, borrowed to pay school fees… 7 things you didn’t know about Osinbajo

Lectured at 23, borrowed to pay school fees… 7 things you didn’t know about Osinbajo

You know him as Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, but his parents know him as Oluyemi Oluleke.Today he is 60 years old, and no longer the son of a single family but a father to the millions of households in Africa's largest country.It is his diamond jubilee, and like diamonds, Osinbajo has had his fair share of the heat of life, [...]

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    Okonjo-Iweala: Africa, Asia lose 11% of GDP to malnutrition

Okonjo-Iweala: Africa, Asia lose 11% of GDP to malnutrition

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance and board chair of GAVI, says Africa and Asia lose 11 percent of their gross domestic product (GDP) to malnutrition annually.Okonjo-Iweala, alongside world leaders on the Global Business Coalition for Education, said investment in Early Childhood Development (ECD) makes good business sense.The new report, published on Thursday, shows that investment in early childhood programmes offer [...]

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    NOI: Amaechi got N257bn from ECA in 2013

NOI: Amaechi got N257bn from ECA in 2013

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, says Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, received a total of N N257.6 billion from the federation account between January and October 2013.Okonjo-Iweala said the governors’ forum had no basis asking her to account for $20 billion from the excess crude account (ECA) because details of the ECA are [...]

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