Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria downgrades growth forecast as election approaches

 Nigeria`s finance minister on Wednesday downgraded growth forecasts for 2015 and proposed a modest cut in spending as Africa`s top economy tries to respond to plummeting global crude prices. 

Dec 17, 2014, 20:43 PM IST

Kidnappers free Nigerian minister`s mother

Okonjo, an academic reportedly in her 80s, was abducted Sunday from her home in Ogwashi-Uku in Delta state.

Dec 14, 2012, 23:20 PM IST

Manhunt for abductors of Nigerian minister`s mother

Nigerian police on Monday launched a manhunt for the abductors of the mother of the oil-rich nation`s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Dec 10, 2012, 22:22 PM IST

Nigeria oil workers threaten strike

Fuel scarcity hit Nigeria`s capital, Abuja, as a trade union threatened strike over failure by the government to pay fuel subsidy claims.

Aug 23, 2012, 11:02 AM IST

Three candidates vie for World Bank presidency

The World Bank announced Friday that Jim Yong Kim from the US, together with Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Colombia's Jose Antonio Ocampo are three candidates for the bank presidency.

Mar 24, 2012, 11:51 AM IST