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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was the former Finance Minister and Foreign Minister of Nigeria, notable for being the first woman to hold either of those positions. She served as finance minister from July 2003 until her appointment as foreign minister in June 2006, and as foreign minister until her resignation in August 2006. Okonjo-Iweala was considered as a possible replacement for former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz. On October 4, 2007 she was appointed as Managing Director of the World Bank by World Bank President Robert Zoellick. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Nigeria bombing: Abuja tightens security before WEF
2014-04-15
... May 7 to May 9] is already well under way and will be the largest security operation ever mounted in this country for an international summit," Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said in a statement sent to forum participants and seen ...
(Mail & Guardian Online)
  1. Nigeria pledges massive security for World Economic Forum event
  2. Nigeria vows to protect May's "African Davos" in bomb-hit capital
  3. Gunmen abduct 100 Nigerian girls in night raid

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala wins Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award
2014-04-11
Governor of the State of Para, Brazil Simaol Jatene, Peggy Rockefeller Dulany, Chair of Synergos, Minister for the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and CEO of Unilever, Paul Polman. The Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr.
(spyghana.com)
  1. David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award goes to Nigerian Minister, Dr ...
  2. Nigeria Sees End to 2014 Budget Wrangling Before Easter
  3. Okonjo-Iweala Bags David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award

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10 Africans Win Innovation Prize
2014-04-10
The winners of the IPA 2014, according to the organisation, will be announced at an awards ceremony on 5 May in Abuja, Nigeria, where Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, would highlight the importance of innovation to unlock Africa's ...
(P.M. News)
  1. Innovation Prize for Africa 2014 Finalists Announced

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State Becomes Largest Economy in Africa With US$509.9 Billion GDP
2014-04-10
The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, confirmed that the highest global best practices were followed in the exercise. The next rebasing exercise is expected in 2016. The new figures show a significant ...
(AllAfrica.com)
  1. Hello Nollywood: how Nigeria became Africa's biggest economy overnight
  2. Nigeria: Africa's number one economy -- for wealth evaporation

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Nigerian Senate Passes 4.6 Trillion Naira 2014 Budget
2014-04-09
The amount represents an increase of 53 billion Naira of the initial 4.642 trillion Naira presented to the National Assembly on December 19, 2013 by the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who represented President Goodluck Jonathan.
(CHANNELS)
  1. Nigerian Senate passes N4.6 trillion 2014 budget
  2. Senate passes N4.695tr 2014 budget
  3. Senate Passes N4.69trn 2014 Budget

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala awarded David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award
2014-04-09
David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award The Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday, April 8th, has been honoured with the prestigious David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award alongside ...
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  1. David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award goes to Nigerian Minister, Dr ...

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Attacks on Okonjo-Iw: Mr Ade Samuel, Deputy National Presid
2014-04-08
DO you think that recent attacks on the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala are justified? As humans, it is easier to forget the pleasant things we had enjoyed in the past, especially when faced with ...
(Codewit World News)
  1. Conversation with the Future
  2. Nigeria Economy Becomes 'Top Dog' in Africa
  3. The war against Igbo women

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Africa's Biggest Economy Tag: Nigerians Blast Okonjo-Iweala
2014-04-07
But this rating has not gone down well with Nigerians and some experts who have taken a swipe at Nigeria's Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Minister of Finannce, during her ...
(P.M. News)
  1. Nigerian GDP Jumps 89% As Economists Add In Telecoms, Nollywood
  2. Nigeria becomes Africa's biggest economy
  3. Economy now more diversified as rebasing pushes GDP to $510bn

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Nigeria's GDP recalculation: the hidden costs
2014-04-07
But Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the country's finance minister, offered also a cautious note: the new figures do highlight some acute problems. The Financial Times looks at the four areas of concern: 1) Tax revenue to GDP. Before the rebasing, Nigeria's ratio ...
(FT.com (registration) (blog))
  1. US$510 Billion GDP - Nigeria Now Africa's Largest, 26th Globally
  2. Nigeria becomes Africa's biggest economy: government
  3. Nigeria surpasses South Africa as continent's biggest economy

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