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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.

US explains why it opposes Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO bid

THE office of the United States trade representative has issued a statement to explain why the United States is opposed to the candidacy of...

Spot-Check: Did Amina Mohammed beat Okonjo Iweala for the WTO’s top job?

ON Thursday, July 16, Dele Momodu, a Nigerian journalist and publisher of The Ovation magazine claimed that Kenya's Amina Mohammed has beaten Nigeria's Ngozi...


Forty persons dead in Kano boat mishap

FORTY persons have lost their lives to a tragic boat mishap in Kano State. Chief Press Secretary to Kano State...

NCDC confirms two cases of Omicron variant in Nigeria

THE Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the first two cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 in...

White paper: Lagos govt describes Lekki Toll Gate killings as ‘assumptions’

THE Lagos State Government has rejected that nine persons were killed when the Nigerian Army opened fire at unarmed...

Wike’s N7bn suit against ThisDay newspaper adjourned to January 2022

A N7 billion libel suit against ThisDay newspaper and its management has been adjourned to January 2020 by a...

Borno government commits 14% of 2022 budget to education

THE Borno State Government has earmarked 14.2 per cent of its 2022 budget to education. Of the N267 billion budget...
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