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…
Boys and girls – Become men and women
What about Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, who helped as Nigeria’s Finance Minister, to reduce the country’s external debt, I met her last September at the UN, she’s really smart.
The teacher issue in Nigeria’s education crisis
Abdul Kalam once remarked: “Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual.” This is a sentiment that has become axiomatic in our understanding of teachers and the teaching profession.
Okonjo Iweala's signature forger bags four years in prison
Raymond Azuka, who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for forging a reference letter purportedly signed by a former minister...
Jonathan denies being pressed by Okonjo-Iweala to reject 2015 results
Former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims in a media report that he was pressed by then finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and other former appointees to reject the 2015 presidential election results. According to the story published in The Nation, "Jonathan said he rebuffed the advice by the then Minister of Finance and Coordinating…
Mo Abudu awarded honorary doctorate by University of Westminster
The University of Westminster awarded Mo Abudu, founder and chief executive of EbonyLife Media, an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts, in recognition of her services to broadcasting and enterprise in Nigeria. The presentation was made during the university’s graduation ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The broadcaster and filmmaker attended Westminster in…
Issues delaying choice of Atiku’s running mate
The possibility of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) settling for a replacement for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo from the Southeast...
Twitter appoints Okonjo-Iweala to board of directors
Social media giant Twitter Inc has announced the appointments of Nigeria's former Minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board. Okonjo-Iweala was appointed alongside Robert Zoellick as new independent directors with immediate effect, Twitter said. Executive Chairman of Twitter, Omid Kordestani said: “Ngozi and Bob are distinguished leaders with unparalleled global perspective and policy expertise".…
The rise and rise of ‘Nigerian’ outlaws
The Nigerian Council for Legal Education which coordinates the solemn annual ceremonies of call to the Nigerian bar and the hierarchy of the Nigerian judiciary are some of the finest minds in legal scholarship.
Weekly political notes
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday ordered the refund of monies diverted by former Taraba State governor, Jolly Nyame, after sentencing him to 14 years in prison.