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Okonjo-iweala’s son Uchechi accomplishes robotic spine surgery feat in US

ROBOTIC Spine Surgeon Uchechi Iweala, of the Adventist White Oak Medical Centre, is among the first surgeons in Maryland, United States, to perform a...

WTO: Buhari celebrates Okonjo-Iweala, says appointment has brought honour to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has brought honour to Nigeria. Buhari said this...

Okonjo-Iweala officially becomes first woman, African to lead the WTO

NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala has been officially named the first woman and African to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Okonjo-Iweala was confirmed on Monday,...
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Okonjo-Iweala excited by US support, edges closer to WTO job

NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala, former Nigeria's finance minister, has expressed excitement over the backing she got from the United States to lead the World Trade Organisation...

WTO: Coast clear for Okonjo-Iweala as South Korean opponent withdraws bid

NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian economist and former minister for finance, could be on course to clinch the director-general position of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)...

WTO must regulate E-commerce, digital economy to ensure fairness – Okonjo-Iweala

NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) preferred candidate for the office of director-general on Friday, identified the need for a set of regulations...
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WTO: Despite opposition from US, AU reiterates its full support for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

DESPITE the stiff opposition from the United States, the African Union has reiterated its full support for Nigeria’s candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, The African Union...

Why Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala should lead the World Trade Organization

IN the coming weeks, the World Trade Organization faces an historic choice. For the first time in its 25-year history, a woman will be named Director-General. The finalists have been narrowed to two outstanding candidates—Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, and Yoo Myung-hee, the current Minister of Trade in South Korea.

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US ambassador to Nigerian youths: Elect credible leaders in 2023

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Nigeria’s police work under terrible conditions: what needs to be fixed

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