Articles Posted in the " Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala " Category

  • ICC considering Falana’s petition against Okonjo-Iweala

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague has confirmed that it is considering the petition submitted to it by human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN over alleged crimes against humanity committed in the context of the arms procurement scandal. The ICC revealed this in a letter dated 1 February 2016 with reference: OTP-CR-32/16 and […] Post from PM News

  • Anxiety, tension grip Benin as multiple explosions rip 4 buildings apart

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin There was palpable fear, anxiety and tension in Benin City, capital of Edo state on Tuesday afternoon, as multiple and deadly explosions ripped four residence buildings apart. The explosions occurred at about 2:00 pm, around Oka primary school area, close to the junction popularly known as ‘three house,’ off Upper Sakponba road, in […] Post from PM News

  • Finally, Femi Falana replies Okonjo-Iweala

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has finally replied former Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala after her fiery response to his letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) that she along with other Nigerians be investigated for allegations of crimes against humanity. But in response to Falana’s letter, Okonjo-Iweala blasted Falana labelling him an integrity challenged charlatan […] Post from PM News

  • Lagos miners kick against ‘stop work’ order

    Lagos miners kick against ‘stop work’ order

    Sand miners in Lagos State have kicked against the stop work order issued to them by the State Ministry for Energy and Mineral Resources, through its Permanent Secretary, Engr. O. N. Hotonu on Monday, 25 January, 2016. The stop work order letter stated that the ministry had observed with great displeasure, the continual degradation of […] Post from PM News

  • I’ll reply Okonjo-Iweala today – Falana

    Nigeria’s leading human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) said he would offer a full response today to the diatribe against him by Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Nigeria’s former finance minister  after Falana asked the International Criminal Court to probe  her and Colonel Sambo Dasuki over misappropriated $8billion vote for weapons. In a petition to the ICC, […] Post from PM News

  • Femi Falana, an ‘integrity challenged charlatan’, says Okonjo-Iweala

    Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has hit back at human rights advocate, Femi Falana, labelling him an “integrity challenged charlatan”. Falana had in a letter dragged Okonjo-Iweala and former National Security Advsier, Sambo Dasuki, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over their involvement in the $2.1billion arms deal. But in her response through Paul […] Post from PM News