Events

My Wonderful Experience at the RED and ONE Campaign 10th Year Anniversary Celebration

Elfonnie Inokon-Anusionwu, Ladybrille Woman of the Month alum and contributor, had the privilege of attending the ten year anniversary of the ONE Campaign. ONE is a global campaign and advocacy organization made up of over 7 million members who share the common goal of ending extreme poverty and preventable diseases, especially in Africa. Its partner …

Events, News

YNaija Person of the Year: Omoyemi Akerele, Davido, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, D'Banj & More Make the Nominees List!

And the 2012 YNaija Person of the Year Is… Ezekwesili, Okonjo-Iweala, Bakare, D’banj & more make the list! It’s that time of the year when YNaija.com, the Internet Newspaper for Young Nigerians, chooses its Person of the Year. As always, following from the tradition of the TIME Person of the Year, the recognition is focused …

News

Twitter Account @NOkonjoIweala Does not Belong to the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

“The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Nigeria, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, wishes to clarify that the Twitter handle @NOkonjoIweala does not belong to her, and is not associated with her in any form. Whilst the account has not been noted for any negativity, it is yet important to make this clarification for intents …

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Soon to Be Nigerian Finance Minister, Pledges Tighter Fiscal Policy

“ABUJA (Reuters) – World Bank managing director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala laid out her vision for the Nigerian economy on Wednesday, pledging she would create jobs and ensure the country “lives within its means” if approved as a cabinet minister. President Goodluck Jonathan has asked Okonjo-Iweala, a respected former finance minister who helped negotiate debt relief in …