WTO: Buhari assured of Europe’s support for Okonjo-Iweala

The European Council has reaffirmed its support for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in her bid to become the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Mr Charles Michel, President of the European Council, reiterated the council’s support in a video conference held with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special... Continue Reading →

WTO Panel Recommends Nigeria’s Candidate for Top Post

Nigeria’s former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala received a key endorsement Wednesday from the World Trade Organization’s selection committee, moving her a step closer to becoming the WTO’s first female director-general, people familiar with the matter said. The panel of three senior WTO ambassadors told Okonjo-Iweala that she had a wide margin of support and is... Continue Reading →

Buhari meets ex-Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed door with the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Okonjo-Iweala is running to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and has already emerged as one of... Continue Reading →

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