Posts Tagged ‘WTO’

Nigeria’s WTO Candidate, Okonjo-Iweala @NOIweala Thanks African Leaders After First Hurdle

by Seun Adeuyion September 21, 2020
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for the position of Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has expressed profound gratitude for the political support coming from West Africa heads of government. Okonjo-Iweala, in a tweet via her Twitter handle, @NOIweala, stated that she was happy to make it to the second round in the job […]

WTO key In Accessibility Of #COVID19 Vaccine, Says Okonjo-Iweala

by Seun Adeuyion September 10, 2020
The World Trade Organisation, WTO, can play a vital role in accessibility of COVID-19 vaccine. These were the words of a former Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, while speaking at a reception held in her honour by the Nigerian Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN). The mission used the occasion to appeal for global support […]

WTO Top Job: Nigeria Drums Support For Okonjo-Iweala

by Seun Adeuyion September 8, 2020
The election process for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General position began, yesterday, in Geneva, with Nigeria appealing for global support for its candidate, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s two-time Minister of Finance and an economist is vying for the job alongside candidates from Egypt, Mexico, Moldova, UK, Saudia Arabia, Kenya, and South Korea. Speaking […]

WTO Top Job: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Acquires American Citizenship

by Gerald Onwukaon September 3, 2020
Nigeria’s candidate for World Trade Organization’s (WTO) position of Director General, and former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has bagged an American citizenship. In order to boost further her chances of landing top position at WTO, the former Minister who have spent 30 years studying in the United States of America (USA) recently took citizenship […]

Chronic Lack Of Trust Crippling WTO — Okonjo-Iweala

by Seun Adeuyion August 27, 2020
One of the leading candidates, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) failed to confront a chronic lack of trust and could have been better prepared for the race to select its next director-general. The two-time Minister of Finance in Nigeria and former Managing Director of the World Bank said that if […]

WTO Top Job: A Competent, Well Defined Candidate Deserves To Be Selected For The Job – Okonjo-Iweala

by Gerald Onwukaon August 16, 2020
Nigerian’s candidature for World Trade Organization’s (WTO), top position of Director General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has laid emphasis on the need to select a competent and well defined candidate for the job. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala gave this disclosure when responding to questions from Journalists, during a press briefing. She confirmed that the selection of candidate expected to […]