Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been listed as one of the eight Transparency International “Anti-Corruption fighters”. She is the only Nigerian and the second African to make the list.
According to Transparency International, the women listed are:
“… setting a positive example, showing that women are not only victims of corruption, but also key players in the struggle against it.”
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Murjanatu Gamawa, has been appointed Country Manager by the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) based in Oslo, Norway.
Murjanatu Gamawa is the first Nigerian to be appointed to work with the international Secretariat of the EITI since its inception in 2003.
Murjanatu Gamawa will be responsible for all English and Portuguese (Anglophone/Lusopohone) EITI implementing countries in Africa with specific roles of coordinating, supporting and guiding member countries in these affected African regions on implementation of EITI standards.
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Six Nigerians have been selected out of eleven finalists for the second cohort of the British Council Future Leaders Connect programme.
The Nigerians include: Mary Dinah, Edwin Oyoma Akpotor, Dolapo Oladayo Olaniyan, David Oluwadiya Ashaolu, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, and Yemisi Christiana Fawibe.
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