Posts Tagged ‘Okonjo Iweala’

WTO Top Job: Nigeria Drums Support For Okonjo-Iweala

The election process for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General position began, yesterday, in Geneva, with Nigeria appealing for global support for its candidate, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s two-time Minister of Finance and an economist is vying for the job alongside candidates from Egypt, Mexico, Moldova, UK, Saudia Arabia, Kenya, and South Korea. Speaking […]

Okonjo-Iweala Bags Another Appointment – Heads AU COVID-19 Africa Response Team

Chairperson of the African Union (AU), President Cyril Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa, has appointed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, as the Head of AU COVID19 Africa Response Team. AUChair2020 said in a series of tweets that others appointed include Dr Donald Kaberuka, Mr Tidjane Thiam and Mr Trevor Manuel. See […]

Okonjo-Iweala Posts Pictures Of Sister And Daughter At The Forefront Of Fight Against Covid-19

Nigeria’s Former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has taken to her Twitter handle, @NOIweala, to share pictures of her sister and daughter helping in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The pictures were shared with the caption: “Grateful for the world’s frontline workers, community health workers, nurses, technicians, vaccine researchers, doctors —including my wonderful sister Dr. […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 11 Others Appointed As IMF External Advisory Group

Former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Dr. Okonjo-Iweala alongside 11 others have been appointed to serve as external advisory group to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  “IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva names a group of prominent individuals to serve as her new External Advisory Group,” the IMF said in a statement. The eminent group from around […]

Okonjo-Iweala As First Female President?

The recession is biting hard; this is no news. The economy is in a state of quagmire and Nigerians are groaning under the heavy burden of skyrocketing cost of basic commodities. What has brought us to this state is the greed and selfishness of corrupt leaders; they have eaten their future and that of their […]

Ngozi-Okonjo Iweala appointed To Advisory Panel of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed a member of the international advisory panel of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Mr Song Liyan, AIIB Senior Communication Officer, in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday, announced that Okonjo-Iweala would join 10 other key persons on the panel. “The Panel […]