OKONJO-IWEALA AND WAIVERS: ANOTHER LIE FROM A LYING NEWS MEDIUM – SAHARAREPORTERS

OKONJO-IWEALA AND WAIVERS: ANOTHER LIE FROM A LYING NEWS MEDIUM – SAHARAREPORTERS The latest story on waivers published by Saharareporters mixes lies with ignorance of the federal government’s fiscal policy.It also demonstrates, once again, that the notorious news medium is allied with people who are working against the best interests of Nigeria.In another unwarranted attack on the Coordinating Minister, Saharareporters …

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Okonjo-Iweala provides detailed 102-Page in response to House Finance Committee’s 50 Questions

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE   News Release. January 15, 2014   HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE’S 50 QUESTIONS: OKONJO- IWEALA PROVIDES DETAILED 102-PAGE RESPONSE   The Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has provided a detailed 102-page documented response to the 50 questions posed by the House of Representatives Committee on Finance.   The document provides, in extensive detail, including …

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Rivers Tragic Rally: Hide Your Face in Shame, APC Tells CP Mbu

Rivers Tragic Rally: Hide Your Face in Shame, APC Tells CP Mbu                •Denies claim on Police Permit •Seeks NSA’s intervention to ensure his redeployment The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter says it has noted the barefaced lies spewed out by the State Police Commissioner, CP Joseph Mbu, in his desperation to minimize the public outrage that has …

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Piracy in West Africa: A bumpy road to maritime security

Piracy in West Africa: A bumpy road to maritime security For many people, the phrase maritime piracy evokes images of a one-eyed sailor drinking rum and singing obscene songs. For some younger people, piracy may bring to mind the picture of Hollywood actor Johnny Depp, wearing a headband in a scene from the film Pirates of the Caribbean. But maritime …

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African philanthropists push for prosperity

African philanthropists push for prosperity By Kingsley Ighobor  Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilize $16 billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts …

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Rivers’ APC Rejects Court Judgment. Warns Rebel Lawmakers Not To Turn Rivers into Theatre of War

Rivers’ APC Rejects Court Judgment. Warns Rebel Lawmakers Not To Turn Rivers into Theatre of War The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says it received with shock the news of yesterday’s judgment of the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, presided over by Justice Ahmed Mohammed, which declared as unconstitutional, the taking over of the Rivers House …

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CLARIFYING INACCURACIES IN REUTERS STORY ON SUBSIDY PAYMENTS IN NIGERIA

CLARIFYING INACCURACIES IN REUTERS STORY ON SUBSIDY PAYMENTS IN NIGERIA In its recent story on subsidy payments to oil marketers in Nigeria, Reuters confuses the facts and obfuscates the issues. It is well known that the Federal Ministry of Finance along with other agencies, working under the leadership of President Goodluck Jonathan has achieved measurable success in cleaning up subsidy …

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GOV AMAECHI’S CAMPAIGN OF FALSHOOD CANNOT STAND

GOV AMAECHI’S CAMPAIGN OF FALSHOOD CANNOT STAND It’s unfortunate that Gov Amaechi is persisting in his outrageous and totally illogical campaign of falsehood against the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Coordinating Minister of the Economy. His statement that Dr Okonjo-Iweala is responsible for the delay of the ADB water project is a complete fabrication. As the ministry had previously …

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Account for the source of billions of naira you are frittering:Defunct nPDP

Defunct nPDP to Senator Idris Umar:  Account for the source of billions of naira you are frittering The Baraje led defunct nPDP cum G governors who defected to APC recently has raised alarm over the spending spree of the Honourable Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Audu Umar, which has assumed a frightening dimension in the past one month. “We cannot …

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RE: Intellectually Bankrupt, Malicious and Defamatory Editorial on “Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala and Waivers” by The Punch Newspaper

RE: Intellectually Bankrupt, Malicious and Defamatory Editorial on “Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala and Waivers” by The Punch Newspaper We are astonished to find that The Punch, a national newspaper, can publish an editorial that is so ignorant, malicious and defamatory (“Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala, and waivers”, The Punch Editorial, Monday 18 November, 2013). We know the antecedents of this newspaper, but this recent editorial …

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