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Tag Archives: Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Dr. Iweala will leave with Nigeria’s economy & her reputation in tatters – Tola Adenle

May 3, 2015

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No government official has received more space in my essays in the last several years than Dr. Ngozi Iweala, and for good reasons.  I would probably have just let her leave without saying another word as I’ve done for quite a while but the Economy Czarina’s intent of resorting to pettifogging on the matter of […]

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Nigerian voters ignored NOI-NGO’s “opinion polls” that found “Change Direction=0” in favor of President Jonathan in January; picked Buhari! – Tola Adenle

April 3, 2015

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3rd of 5 essays that may be from the past, a past we must watch out never is allowed to happen again. FIRST, NOIPolls Monthly Jonathan Job Approval – Jan to March 2015 January 2015 >> Approval=55% | Disapproval=31% | Undecided=14% | Change Direction=0 [Incl. 24% “strongly approve & 11% “strongly disapprove”] February 2015 >> […]

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For profligate, corrupt Nigeria, oil shock may bring the party to a crashing end – Tola Adenle

December 2, 2014

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“ … it [debt relief] will be like a second independence … giving us the freedom to focus …something our children will appreciate …” Ngozi Iweala. On paying off all Nigeria’s old debt during retired General Obasanjo’s presidency. When Nigeria struck it rich in the very early 70s several years after oil was first discovered […]

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Additional financing to better equip the [Nigeria] military could come from some “external borrowing” – Okonjo Iweala to The Wall Street Journal

May 26, 2014

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Nigerian Finance Minister Shrugs Off Concerns Over Economic Fallout From Attacks The Wall Street Journal     KIGALI, Rwanda—Nigeria’s finance minister dismissed concerns that escalating attacks by the militant Boko Haram group that have killed hundreds inbombings over the past few weeks have taken a toll on the country’s economy. “I didn’t see any sense of […]

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Nigeria’s missing $20bn, Okonjo-Iweala, Foreign audits, Religion, Paganism, Yoruba spiritualism, etcetera – Ajetunmobi & Co.

May 22, 2014

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On Thursday May 8, 2014, the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala reportedly announced, during a debate at the 24th edition of the World Economic Forum for Africa, that the Federal Government had appointed a FOREIGN accounting firm, PriceWaterHouse to carry out a detailed investigations on the activities of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). […]

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Madness in Nigeria (4): NigerianGovernmentAgency@yahoo.com – Tola Adenle

May 15, 2014

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NONE OF THE EMAIL ADDRESSES HERE WAS CONFIDENTIALLY OBTAINED.  THEY ARE FROM PRESS CONFERENCES.   Actually, may be this should be under a new series – Shamelessness in Nigeria – but I would probably have to stop writing on anything else because there are so many acts of shamelessness in government to think of counting. […]

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As Nigerian Govt. exults over 4000 MW electricity, I wonder whatever happened to the 6000 MW promised by 2009 December through $300m IDA loan – Tola Adenle

April 24, 2014

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Nigerians are supposed to be dancing in the streets now that  His Excellency, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, Nigeria’s Minister of Power has announced that Nigeria has “soared beyond 4000 mega watts” in electricity generation but I say, not so fast.  Anyway, were we not all around recently when the junior minister for Power offered that “evil […]

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Just so that we never forget: From January – September 2011, FAAN spent N741m on staff training, N542m on foreign travel … Blogs elsewhere

December 23, 2013

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Blogs elsewhere from the past – Tola Adenle As we all settle down to enjoy the Yuletide season, I bring you some of my blogs from other sites to sit down with while nursing cups of eggnog, tea, coffee, wine or whatever goes best with reading-for-pleasure, especially at Christmastime. Cheers, TOLA. Highlights of a recent […]

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Sahara Reporters: Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Economy of Lies

July 1, 2013

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http://saharareporters.com/news-page/sr-speaks-finance-minister-ngozi-okonjo-iweala%E2%80%99s-economy-lies   emotanafricana archives.  Photo Credit:  Depo Adenle MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013.  6:43 p.m. [GMT]

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$67 Billion Forex: Ezekwesili Attacks Okonjo-Iweala, Wants a Debate – Pointblank News

April 14, 2013

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http://pointblanknews.com/pbn/exclusive/67-billion-forex-ezekwesili-attacks-okonjo-iweala-wants-a-debate/

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