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September, 2020

  • 18 September

    Three Candidates Dropped, Okonjo-Iweala Retained In Race For WTO DG Seat

    Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala remains in the race to become the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) after three others were removed, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Read Also: FG Clarifies Directive Asking Account Holders To Re-register With Banks  Mexico’s Jesus Seade, Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh, and Moldova’s Tudor Ulianovschi are said …

  • 3 September

    Okonjo-Iweala Became US Citizen In 2019 – Report

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former Finance and Foreign Affairs Minister, has taken American citizenship — more than 30 years after she studied in the United States, a report has revealed. Okonjo-Iweala became a US citizen in 2019, according to a report by Bloomberg on Wednesday. The report comes at a time when …

July, 2020

  • 28 July

    Okonjo-Iweala, FCT Chief Judge Named Among Most Reputable Africans

    Justice Ishaq Bello, Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT); Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance; and six other Nigerians, have been named among the 100 Most Reputable Africans. Eight Nigerians made the 2020 ‘roll of honour’ released on Tuesday by Reputation Poll International, organisers of the annual …

  • 24 July

    The Fruitlessness Of An Okonjo-Iweala Leadership Of WTO, By Owei Lakemfa

    I first met Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala during the Obasanjo administration at a conference organised by the newly emergent Due Process Office headed by Mrs. Obiageli (Oby) Katryn Ezekwesili. Okonjo-Iweala was Minister of Finance, so I asked her how much oil Nigeria was producing daily. Conference Chairman, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai (Now …

June, 2020

  • 23 June

    Reviving The WTO, By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

    The World Trade Organization is in the news mostly for the wrong reasons nowadays. Many people regard it as an ineffective policeman of an outdated rulebook that is unsuited for the challenges of the twenty-first-century global economy. And WTO members generally agree that the organization urgently needs reforming in order …

  • 22 June

    ECOWAS Endorses Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Director-General

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidature of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate, to emerge as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Geoffrey Oneyama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, disclosed this on Monday in a Twitter post, which included a formal letter by ECOWAS stating its …

  • 14 June

    WTO Election: I’ll Listen To Trade Concerns Of US, China – Okonjo-Iweala

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate in the forthcoming Director-General election of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has said she is willing to listen to the trade concerns of the United States of America and China and help both countries reach an amicable resolution. Okonjo-Iweala, a two-time former minister of finance, stated …

  • 5 June

    Egypt Seeking Okonjo-Iweala’s Disqualification From WTO Job – Report

    Egypt has asked that Nigeria’s nomination of Ngozi Okonjo-Iwela to contest for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) should be rejected, a report has revealed. Read Also: Reopening Of Churches In Lagos: Guidelines Are Abomination Of Desolation – Okotie Reports emerged on Thursday that President Muhammadu …

  • 5 June

    Buhari Nominates Okonjo-Iweala To Lead WTO

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former coordinating minister for the economy, for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Read Also: Tinubu’s Daughter Using His Name To Perpetrate Evil In Computer Village – Traders TheCable on Thursday reported that, Buhari withdrew the candidacy of …

April, 2020

  • 10 April

    IMF Appoints Okonjo-Iweala Member Of MD’s Advisory Group

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, has been named a member of the External Advisory Group constituted by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva. Read Also: Sultan Of Sokoto Recommends Black Seed, Honey To Treat COVID-19 The group of prominent individuals from around the world are …

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