What is the Long and Short of Nigeria's Budget?


The country's 2012 budget has seen Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala accused of lying but has she managed to convince the powers- that-be of the percentage of its implementation?
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Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

  • Nigeria:  Okonjo-Iweala Dazzles Senators Insists 41 Percent Budget Performance

    Vanguard, 3 August 2012

    The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozo Okonjo-Iweala stormed the Senate yesterday to defend implementation of 2012 budget and insisted that ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Okonjo Iweala Lied'

    This Day, 2 August 2012

    With the House stepping up the heat on the President via its impeachment moves over budget implementation, rejection of the PIB for being submitted at the beginning of vacation and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Budget Implementation - Okonjo-Iweala Insists On 56 Percent Performance

    Leadership, 3 August 2012

    The minister of finance and coordinating minister for the economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday insisted that 56 per cent remained the performance level of the 2012 budget as ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okonjo-Iweala Lied, Budget Implementation 34 Percent - Reps

    Leadership, 30 July 2012

    The House of Representatives has faulted claims by the minister of finance and coordinating minister for the economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that the executive arm has implemented ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  What Is This 56 Percent?

    Daily Trust, 1 August 2012

    A small row is brewing between the House of Representatives and Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over the percentage of the 2012 federal budget that has so far been ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okonjo-Iweala Insists 56 Percent Budget Implemented

    Daily Trust, 31 July 2012

    Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday insisted that 56 percent of the amount cash-backed in the 2012 budget has been implemented. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Fault Okonjo-Iweala On 2012 Budget

    The Moment, 30 July 2012

    THE House of Representatives on Sunday disagreed with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, over her claims on the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okonjo-Iweala's Budget Remark Misleading - Reps

    Daily Trust, 30 July 2012

    Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is misleading Nigerians over the level of implementation of the 2012 budget, chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Media ... read more »

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