Ex-Nigerian finance minister rejoins World Bank

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former finance and foreign minister in Nigeria, is set to become a managing director at the World Bank.

Robert Zoellick, the president of the World Bank, said: "As an outstanding minister of finance and foreign minister in Nigeria, Ngozi helped lead the country's reform program on issues of fiscal prudence, transparency of government accounts, good governance and anti-corruption."

He added: "Ngozi was also instrumental in helping Nigeria obtain its first ever Sovereign