Over $30 bn needed to develop COVID-19 tests, treatments, vaccines: WHO
The World Health Organization said Friday that a global initiative to speed up the development and production of COVID-19 tests, vaccines and treatments will require more than $30 billion over the next year.
ECOWAS President endorses Okonjo-Iweala for DG, WTO
The ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government has endorsed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from 2021 to 2025.
Another Laurel for Okonjo-Iweala at Harvard
Nigeria's former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was recently named the next Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School.
Okonjo-Iweala makes case for immunisation coverage
Chairman, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government to improve on immunisation coverage.
Investors want government to remove taxes on investments to promote savings
The prevailing high tax regime in the country has come under fresh criticism, as investors have called on the Federal Government to remove the various taxes imposed on investment in the capital market...
How four years of Buhari government failed to bridge housing gap
The housing sector worldwide, is believed to be the bedrock of the economy of most developed nations, an important tool for stimulating growth.In the advanced countries, the sector contributes between 30 and 70 per cent of their Gross Domestic Product.....
Ngozi-Okonji Iweala: More Than A Financial Influencer
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was born on the 13th of June 1954 to the Obahia royal family of Professor Chukwuka Okonjo. After her secondary school education in Enugu and Ibadan, she proceeded to Harvard University to study Economics and graduated with magna cum laude with an AB. She thereafter proceeded to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)…
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Listed In Trasparency International "Anti-Corruption Fighters"
Nigeria's former Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been listed as one of the eight Transparency International "Anti-Corruption fighters". She is the only Nigerian and the second African to make the list. According to the list, the women listed are "setting a positive example, showing that women are not only victims of corruption, but also key…
Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Responds To Naomi Campbell's Heartfelt Instagram Post
Renowned economist and former Nigerian minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala was recently eulogized by Supermodel Naomi Campbell via Instagram. Campbell gushed about her admiration for Okonjo-Iweala after they met at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland with a post that read; "The only person I wanted to meet this year at the World…