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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Babare(m): 2:17pm On Feb 18, 2015
slimfit1:
Which university did this woman go self! Corruption is everywhere in the world Mr woman. Ours is more than corruption. How did she even enter that uni she attended self big disgrace.


Funny... Nairaland champion challenging the intelligence of the World Bank expert, Iweala... No wonder Nigeria is not moving forward. Many BOYS acting like OVER-SABI HOUSEWIVES.

Oga... It will take you a century to equal that woman's intellect, not to talk of reaching her status.

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Nobody: 2:24pm On Feb 18, 2015
slimfit1:
Which university did this woman go self! Corruption is everywhere in the world Mr woman. Ours is more than corruption. How did she even enter that uni she attended self big disgrace.

If you add all you generation and your families, they will never measure up to half of what she has achieve academically....bloody sec school drop out

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by hermesprogidy(m): 2:26pm On Feb 18, 2015
blah!!! blah!! blah!!! Do they jail corrupt people in the U.S or not? Evade tax in Britain or U.S and see if you will not end up in jail. The problem with this administration is not detecting corruption. The problem is that it has refused to PUNISH CORRUPTION!!! especially high ranking ones.
mekaboy:
Its shameful that majority of Nigerian youths cannot read and comprehend a simply writeup.

It is a shame that i have to explain this writeup for people i assume are above 16years.

1, corruption did not start today in Nigeria.

2, Nigerians are more interested in catching the corrupt individuals than they are in blocking the loopholes.

3, youths should ask questions regarding the finance of the country if they feel something is wrong.

4, other countries dont need much of efcc and icpc to fight corruption because they have systems that block the loopholes. E.g the united states have database of people residing in the country. Finger prints are captured as part of identity. Every payment recieved by ministries r stored and a report can easily be generated to show total income generated in a year. Unlike Nigeria where we use reciepts which can be burnt or misplaced.

5, she has emphasised that we need more technology to tackle corruption. She showed how ghost workers were detected and saving Nigeria 207billion.

I expected that Nigerian youths after reading this would be challenged to provide technology related solutions. But no, they just criticise.

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Keegan: 2:29pm On Feb 18, 2015
akpabana:
They pledged to Nigeria our country to be FAITHFUL, LOYAL and HONEST, to Serve Nigeria with all their STRENGHT, to defend our UNITY and uphold our HONOR and GLORY undecided

God bless you.
Nobody force it on them, they are absolutely INCAPABLE, yet they still want to continue.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by PointB: 2:29pm On Feb 18, 2015
Thankfully, the institution are now being put in place.

IPPIS, ewallet, FOI are some of the 'institutions' put in place by this GEJ administration to check corruption!


**For those who don't understand what institution refers to!
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Nobody: 2:31pm On Feb 18, 2015
callmenow:


Either you are being disingenuous or mischievous. I must tell you that she nailed it. It is obvious that you didn't get what she is saying. The summary of what she is saying is that our police force, EFCC and the likes of ICPC are not functioning. The legal system as well is not functioning. These are the institutions that penalises and deters people in equal measure from committing the crimes in the first place. Nigeria's legal system is considered the weakest institution within our democracy. The underpinning of the 'rule of law' is very corrupt. The police force that enforces the law are very, very corrupt indeed. Hope this makes your day. It is not all about Jonathan. The olodo that snatched my tablet last week cannot be blamed on JONATHAN, NOI, or PDP either. The Fashola 'agent' who came to my house in ikeja to collect tax, with dodgy receipt is not JONATHAN's fault either. Corruption has eaten into the fabric of the polity (society).

The problem I find with simpletons like you, is that you talk before thinking. Your freedom of speech is far more important than your understanding the speech of a woman, who is full of wisdom and experience. Granted that she is not at your level, then read the context of why, how she arrives at her statements. Every speech she makes is not unprompted, but prepared by the best the economic team can summon. Think before you write next time.
but they weakened those institutions. Hey you have verb-noun agreement problem, so don't curse that fellow.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Aarewa: 2:33pm On Feb 18, 2015
This madam was trying to defend her pay master(GEJ)but unfurtunately find it difficult to convinced us on that issue of curruption.because.all of them at the top are currupt
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Nobody: 2:34pm On Feb 18, 2015
Babare:



Funny... Nairaland champion challenging the intelligence of the World Bank expert, Iweala... No wonder Nigeria is not moving forward. Many BOYS acting like OVER-SABI HOUSEWIVES.

Oga... It will take you a century to equal that woman's intellect, not to talk of reaching her status.
but we are suffering from her intelligence.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Nobody: 2:34pm On Feb 18, 2015
Keegan:
Our Government Is Corrupt And We Lack The Capacity To Prevent It, Foolish Nigerians Bear With Us – Okonjo-Iweala

Shame on NOI!
Shame on GEJ!!
Shame on Nigerians!!!
Ediot she didnt say bear with us,they are already fighting it and getting result. I bet its ppl like you that have parents who are very corrupt but come online to ask when will hard working woman stop his father from stealing from the public
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Godswillu(m): 2:35pm On Feb 18, 2015
I have read most of the comments and i am supprise at what most people is saying. We all agree that there is corruption everywhere but nigeria is unique and our problem are unique. if you have handle a position before no matter how small you will understand what she is talking about.

My father once told me that most of the people in govt today are his school mate and most of them always say the govt (during my faters days) are corrupt but today most of them are now in govt and they are also corrupt

The question is that if you are to be in her shoe what will you do?
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Nobody: 2:36pm On Feb 18, 2015
PointB:
Thankfully, the institution are now being put in place.

IPPIS, ewallet, FOI are some of the 'institutions' put in place by this GEJ administration to check corruption!


**For those who don't understand what institution refers to!



Do You Know That A lot of NAIRALANDERS esp APC e-warlords dont even know what institutions are... they might be thinking its another private university grin cheesy

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Nobody: 2:39pm On Feb 18, 2015
ferdimako:

but we are suffering from her intelligence.
No,.....She is helping you with her intelligent but you are suffering from past leaders stu.pidity to checkmate corruption including GMB and Thiefnub.u your new agents of fake change

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Nobody: 2:39pm On Feb 18, 2015
Godswillu:
I have read most of the comments and i am supprise at what most people is saying. We all agree that there is corruption everywhere but nigeria is unique and our problem are unique. if you have handle a position before no matter how small you will understand what she is talking about.
My father once told me that most of the people in govt today are his school mate and most of them always say the govt (during my faters days) are corrupt but today most of them are now in govt and they are also corrupt
The question is that if you are to be in her shoe what will you do?

Hello Sir.

I find your position very hypocritical and deceitful- wickedly so. Please tell me what is UNIQUE about Nigeria's problems that has not been resolved elsewhere in this world or the next. it is people like you that spread a wicked MYTH that Nigeria's problems are demonic and not solvable thus we must sit down and look and pray to God for deliverance.

You position hides the uncomfortable FACT that Public Officers are Servants to the People not the other way round. as soon as Nigerians realize this FACT, they will either put these ba#@$tsards in their place or kill them rather than worship and fear them
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by PointB: 2:40pm On Feb 18, 2015
CHESSBOARD:


Do You Know That A lot of NAIRALANDERS esp APC e-warlords dont even know what institutions are... they might be thinking its another private university grin cheesy


I tell you! cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by slimfit1(m): 2:42pm On Feb 18, 2015
Babare:



Funny... Nairaland champion challenging the intelligence of the World Bank expert, Iweala... No wonder Nigeria is not moving forward. Many BOYS acting like OVER-SABI HOUSEWIVES.

Oga... It will take you a century to equal that woman's intellect, not to talk of reaching her status.


With followers like you alive Nigeria can never be good again.

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Babare(m): 2:45pm On Feb 18, 2015
ferdimako:

but we are suffering from her intelligence.


Funny again....

Nigeria was not a paradise when she came in. Why do you now what her to change everything in a twinkle of an eye

Oga... Go out and look for an ideal way to help build Nigeria, rather than play the blame game.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by slimfit1(m): 2:45pm On Feb 18, 2015
CHESSBOARD:


If you add all you generation and your families, they will never measure up to half of what she has achieve academically....bloody sec school drop out

What a shame loooool who is a school drop out ? Even if I am a drop out, I think you have a very low IQ that's why you are typing trash.

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Keegan: 2:47pm On Feb 18, 2015
Babare:



Funny... Nairaland champion challenging the intelligence of the World Bank expert, Iweala... No wonder Nigeria is not moving forward. Many BOYS acting like OVER-SABI HOUSEWIVES.

Oga... It will take you a century to equal that woman's intellect, not to talk of reaching her status.

Why is Nigeria not moving forward? To foolish people like you it's because nairalanders are criticising your tin god NOI. Your god is the Coordinating Minister for heavens sake, so tell us what exactly has she been coordinating? Now she openly owned up that the regime is not capable of fighting corruption but they can fight those who can e.g SLS.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by relagze: 2:48pm On Feb 18, 2015
Mention:
Abuja – The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said on Tuesday that corruption persisted in the country because Nigeria lacked the institutions, systems and processes to prevent it.

Okonjo-Iweala made this known when she spoke on the Topic: `Preventing Leakages in the Nigerian Economy` at the Catholic Caritas Foundation Forum in Abuja.

According to her, the absence of the relevant systems and institutions that will help check corruption has created opportunities for people to engage in the act.

“This thing has been with us and we must crack it. This is not something that started in this country today; but it is something that we must crack.

“Fundamentally, we have to ask ourselves, why has this continued to be a problem; I am convinced that it is because we constantly look at the symptoms and not the cause of the disease.

“The cause of the disease is we don’t have in place the institutions, the systems and the processes to block and prevent it in the first place.
“That’s the only difference between us and the people abroad.`

The minister assured that people would be compelled to do the right thing always if the appropriate systems were in place to block and prevent corruption.

She urged youths in the country to ask the relevant questions that would help tackle corruption in the country.
She said: “This is so important now because of technology and I am a total fan of the use of technology and electronic platforms to block the leakages in this country.

“We must use them the way they are being used in other countries.“
Okonjo-Iweala said that the introduction of the Government Integrated Financial Management System (GIFMS) had helped to reduce physical movement of cash to make payments and curb corruption.

She said that the Integrated Personnel Payment System had also helped government to remove ghost workers from the system and save money in the process.

She said, “We have been able to weed out about 62,893 ghost workers till date saving N208.7 billion and we have not finished in the system. That is addressing the root cause.“

The minister said that the names of the persons found to be involved in the act had been sent to the ICPC for further action.
OKonjo-Iweala said that through the electronic wallet system introduced by the Ministry of Agriculture, government had been able to reduce corruption in fertilizer distribution in the country.

According to her, 10.5 million farmers have been registered under the system with more than 6 million being able to access the product personally.

This, she said, had contributed to increased food production.
The minister said that with the creation of the Pension Transmission Administration Department as demanded by law, issues with old pension were being handled systematically
She said that 14 people were presently under trial for various pension scams in the country.

Commenting on the outcome of the forensic Audit on the alleged 20 billion dollars missing oil money, she said the ministry had written to the NNPC asking it to remit the amount as directed by the auditors. (NAN)


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Yeeemogbe!!! We are in deep trouble in this country. I can't believe this woman went to MIT AND Harvard. shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Charly68: 2:49pm On Feb 18, 2015
What nonsense is this woman talking when she deliberately not allowed the Govt to maintain proper financial controls. Now you say we lack capacity to prevent corruption. What sorts of capacity is talking about.. From the collection of revenue to disbursement of fund,there are no adequate controls..why won't there be fraud..these are deliberate loopholes created by the Government to give room for high tech frauds. A woman who had worked severally in world bank is now claiming ignorance in our nation. What a shame! All we need is adequate internal controls and the whole mess will stop.

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Babare(m): 2:49pm On Feb 18, 2015
slimfit1:



With followers like you alive Nigeria can never be good again.

...And with people like you, Nigeria is will be "good" abi

You are very ARCHAIC. Like Android OS, get upgraded. Life doesn't end on nairaland.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Babare(m): 2:53pm On Feb 18, 2015
Keegan:


Why is Nigeria not moving forward? To foolish people like you it's because nairalanders are criticising your tin god NOI. Your god is the Coordinating Minister for heavens sake, so tell us what exactly has she been coordinating? Now she openly owned up that the regime is not capable of fighting corruption but they can fight those who can e.g SLS.


YOUR INABILITY TO READ AND COMPREHEND IS REALLY SOMETHING THAT NEEDS SPIRITUAL ATTENTION. Are you telling me that the TRASH you just typed is what you understood from the news you read

I'm sure your name must be very known in WAEC and JAMB office.... And you still have the guts to criticise people who are wiser than everyone in your generation. I'M REALLY CRYING FOR YOUR "MENTAL POWER".
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Keegan: 2:55pm On Feb 18, 2015
CHESSBOARD:

Ediot she didnt say bear with us,they are already fighting it and getting result. I bet its ppl like you that have parents who are very corrupt but come online to ask when will hard working woman stop his father from stealing from the public

Fool tell me what she said. Your father is as corrupt as your tin god and I can deduce you are corrupt as well. They are fighting it and getting result, abi ode? So you think all of us are stupid like you are? Get out!
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by sammyj: 2:58pm On Feb 18, 2015
Story for the Gods. When GMB assumes office we will have the capacity to fight corruption Chikena!!

SAI Buhari

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by slimfit1(m): 2:58pm On Feb 18, 2015
Babare:


...And with people like you, Nigeria is will be "good" abi

You are very ARCHAIC. Like Android OS, get upgraded. Life doesn't end on nairaland.

Learning starts in nairaland
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Keegan: 3:00pm On Feb 18, 2015
Babare:



YOUR INABILITY TO READ AND COMPREHEND IS REALLY SOMETHING THAT NEEDS SPIRITUAL ATTENTION. Are you telling me that the TRASH you just typed is what you understood from the news you read

I'm sure your name must be very known in WAEC and JAMB office.... And you still have the guts to criticise people who are wiser than everyone in your generation. I'M REALLY CRYING FOR YOUR "MENTAL POWER".

Fool, go on and worship your tin god.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by mekaboy(m): 3:00pm On Feb 18, 2015
hermesprogidy:
blah!!! blah!! blah!!! Do they jail corrupt people in the U.S or not? Evade tax in Britain or U.S and see if you will not end up in jail. The problem with this administration is not detecting corruption. The problem is that it has refused to PUNISH CORRUPTION!!! especially high ranking ones.

If the problem Nigeria is facing is just evading tax, then we dont have a problem.

In those countries, before u even start working and earning you need social security or some form of id in the system. Govt can track how many employess it has and the salaries paid. In Nigeria govt does not even know how many employees it has and they are still paying salaries .

Even if you are a police officer who books people for over speeding or u sell ticket at the train station. Every ticket given and fine collected is stored in the system.

Here a police officer stops u and tells u ur fine is 10 but bring 2k. Someone who is suppose to be collecting a levy for govt, prints his own fake reciept and is collecting the money.

Is it better to chase after each individual engaged in this corruption or ensure that there is a computerized system that documents all revenues collected.

why do u think offices in govt often get burnt when a director is about leaving office? This is just to burn the paper so he or she does not have to account. But if the info was in a database somewhere, a report on their activities will just be generated. Dont be shallow in ur thinking because of politics.

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Horllamideh(m): 3:00pm On Feb 18, 2015
Madam Okonjo,what you said is true,all thanks to your clueless boss and partner in corruption (stealing excluded)
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by freshdude99(m): 3:01pm On Feb 18, 2015
slimfit1:
Which university did this woman go self! Corruption is everywhere in the world Mr woman. Ours is more than corruption. How did she even enter that uni she attended self big disgrace. This statement "

According to her, the absence of the relevant systems and institutions that will help check corruption has crea[i][/i]ted opportunities for people to engage in the act.

“This thing has been with us and we must crack it. This is not something that started in this country today; but it is something that we must crack "

Some people are attacking me because they have never and will never withness a good government in their life. Its either this woman don't know her job as a finance minister or she is just refusing to do her job.
If she was heading a private company would she be saying gibberish like this. What else do you need when you have police, sub police EFCC and not to talk off other agencies. She knows she can't say this in a sane society.

She might be a genius in academics, but she needs to be a patriot with the position she is holding. That's why she lost the world bank job, because she did a cow boys job the last time. I know if she had a good record definitely Obama would have recommended her, but her track record is disturbing.
Wasted all this ink in typing rubbish! Is dat u cant comprehend simple English or u just choose to be an opposition... #so sad
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Bimpe29: 3:02pm On Feb 18, 2015
Mrs Ngozi is better you keep shut if you don't have something good to say. Can't you see the huge investments past and present Nigerian Governments have made on anti graft agencies? Is not you and your clueless master turned the institutions to toothless bull dogs, that merely barks.

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Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by Babare(m): 3:04pm On Feb 18, 2015
slimfit1:


Learning starts in nairaland

Pathetic.... Next time, SAY your learning starts from nairaland.

One who knows himself will not learn from thosr of you who post trash...


SINCERELY, YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND SO MANY THINGS.

Thank you.
Re: We Lack The Capacity To Prevent Corruption In Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala by itetemi: 3:05pm On Feb 18, 2015
Godswillu:
I have read most of the comments and i am supprise at what most people is saying. We all agree that there is corruption everywhere but nigeria is unique and our problem are unique. if you have handle a position before no matter how small you will understand what she is talking about.

My father once told me that most of the people in govt today are his school mate and most of them always say the govt (during my faters days) are corrupt but today most of them are now in govt and they are also corrupt

The question is that if you are to be in her shoe what will you do?


it is more honourable to leave than to stay and condole the corruption and even also loot out of it

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