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WTO Top Job: Okonjo-Iweala, Others Start Pitches Today

by Seun Adeuyion July 15, 2020
Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and seven other contenders battling to become the next head of the beleaguered World Trade Organization (WTO), will make their pitches this week, with three days of auditions starting from Wednesday (Today). Before facing a 75-minute grilling over their plans for the global trade body in Geneva, the candidates will make 15-minute […]

WTO DG Elections: Meet The 8 Candidates Vying For @wto Top Job

by Seun Adeuyion July 12, 2020
World Trade Organization (WTO) is currently staging a contest to replace their out going Director General, at a time when the institution is going through a deep identity crisis. The current Director General, Ricardo Azevedo from Brazil, revealed that he will leave the WTO on August 31, one year before his mandate was due to […]

Ethiopia Dam: Ethiopia Agrees Not To Fill Dam Without Reaching Agreement With Sudan And Egypt

by William Ukpeon June 27, 2020
The leaders of Sudan and Egypt announced that Ethiopia agreed it will not fill the Nile Dam unless an agreement is reached in 2 weeks. The Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ( GERD) worries Egypt and Sudan over concerns of water flows. An online summit of leaders from all nations including the Chair […]

Ivory Coast Attack: Burkina Faso Citizen Identified As Coordinator – Army

by William Ukpeon June 25, 2020
The Ivorian Army announced on Thursday that they have identified a Burkina Faso Citizen as the coordinator of the Islamist attack that killed 13 soldiers earlier this month. The June 10 attack in the Military outpost of Kafolo, which is by the border with Burkina Faso is the worst Islamist attack on Ivorian soil since […]

10 Aid Workers Kidnapped In Niger Republic

by William Ukpeon June 25, 2020
About 10 aid workers were kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Southwestern Niger border area with Burkina Faso. A Nigerien Army spokesman announced on Thursday. The aid workers work for the NGO APIS. A spokesperson for the NGO confirmed the news saying unidentified gunmen drove in to the village of Bossey Bangou, forced the aide workers […]

Embassy Demolition: Buhari And APC Brought Shame To Nigeria – PDP

by William Ukpeon June 22, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) says the demolition of a property in the Nigerian Embassy in Ghana has ” further shown how Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) incompetence has destroyed the respect and honour other nations had for our country”. In a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan. […]