ANOTHER HURDLE FOR OKONJO IWEALA AS SHE BATTLES FOR WTO DG JOB

Kayode Oyero with Agency Report  The World Trade Organisation’s effort to select a new director-general next week could be delayed for at least another month because of the rapid spread…

US CONTINUES OPPOSITION AS NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA SET TO BE ANNOUNCED AS WTO DG

Bola Olajuwon, Gbade Ogunwale, Nduka Chiejina, Eric Ikhilae, Abuja and Sunny Nwankwo, Umuahia   FORMER Finance Minister Mrs. Ngozi Okojo-Iweala will eventually be confirmed as World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General,…

EU ENDORSES NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA FOR WTO TOP JOB

The European Parliament has endorsed the candidacy of Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in her quest to lead the World Trade Organisation as Director-General. The Parliament in a letter on Wednesday said…

WTO ELECTION: THE ODDS AGAINST NIGERIA’S OKONJO IWEALA

NIGERIA’S Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, one of Africa’s most respected technocrats, has locked horns with seven other candidates gunning for the top job at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as the current…

OKONJO IWEALA UNDERGOES SCREENING FOR WTO JOB TODAY

The race for who becomes the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation enters a new phase this week as eight candidates from four continents appear before WTO members to…

WTO DG: SOME NIGERIANS WORKING AGAINST NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA’S CANDIDATURE, ADVISER RAISES ALARM

The Media Adviser to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Paul Nwabuikwu, has alleged that some Nigerians were sabotaging the campaign of  Okonjo-Iweala for the leadership of the World Trade Organisation. He said…

OKONJO IWEALA SPEAKS ON AFRICANS SUPPORT AS SHE BATTLES FOR WTO TOP POST

Nigeria’s candidate to head the World Trade Organization (WTO) said she feels “strong support” from Africa and expects African leaders to unite behind one candidate as sources following the race…

ECOWAS BACKS NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA FOR WTO JOB

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This is contained in a document signed…

WTO SHUNS EGYPT’S PROTEST, ACCEPTS NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA’S NOMINATION FOR THE POST OF DG

Kayode Oyero The World Trade Organisation on Tuesday acknowledged Nigeria’s nomination of a former Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of director-general. Announcing in a…

WTO DG: WHY BUHARI MADE U-TURN, AND WHY EGYPT IS AFRAID

Okonjo-Iweala President Muhammadu Buhari´s decision to substitute Mr. Yonov Frederick Agah with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria´s candidate in the race for the prestigious position of Director General of the…

BUHARI NOMINATES NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA FOR DIRECTOR GENERAL, WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION POST

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), TheCable can…