I’m best for WTO job, but need help with PR – OKONJO-IWEALA

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said she is the best candidate for the Director-General of World Trade Organisation, WTO, position, but that she needs volunteers as she lacks the resources to engage public relations firms and lobbyists that other candidates might be using. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala spoke in an interview on Arise Television’s prime […]

COVID-19: Forced marriages, early pregnancies may increase as girls are sold for cash – Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala By Morenike Taire We have been presented the opportunity to reimagine and redesign our society into a vibrant and equitable one. COVID-19 has unearthed massive inequalities within our societies and brought to glaring light the unique burdens that women carry the world over. Allocation of response resources should be targeted towards the immediate […]

Comedian Helen Paul, AKA “Alhajadonjasi” talks lessons of life –

Comedian Helen Paul AKA “Alhajadonjasi” talks lessons of life –

Aisha: President Buhari breaks silence on gunshots at Presidential Villa

The Presidency has reacted to the shooting incident that happened in the Presidential Villa on Thursday. Recall that First Lady, Aisha Buhari had cried out over the arrest and detention of her Aide-de-camp by the Inspector-General of Police. The Presidency said President Muhammadu Buhari says the law should be allowed to take its course. The […]

Okonjo-Iweala in high spirits as WTO accepts nomination

By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon Nigerian economist and international development expert, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has reacted after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) accepted her nomination for the position of its director-general. Despite protests by the Egyptian government who nominated Mr. Abdel-Hamid Mamdouh for the same position. Egypt opposed Okonjo-Iweala’s nomination on grounds of it being belated. The […]

Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala for new appointment

By Ifreke InyangPresident Muhammadu Buhari has approved Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s nomination for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This was confirmed by one of Buhari’s media aides, Bashir Ahmaad, on Twitter on Thursday night. The president initially nominated Nigeria’s permanent representative to WTO, Yono Frederick Agah, for the same role. However Agah’s […]

Half-naked women protest Gov Wike’s isolation of Prodest Hotel manager

Wike and the protesting naked women By Okafor Ofiebor Half-naked and angry elderly Ogoni women on Tuesday stormed Bori town, the headquarters of Khana Local Government area to protest the continued isolation of the manager of the demolished Prodest Hotel, Dr. Bariledum Azoroh by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The hotel manager is currently […]

Why I moved from Chicago to Lagos -Tolani Baj, A&R, media personality

Tolani Baj Nigerian entrepreneur, A&R (Artists and Repertoire), media personality and content creator, Tolani Baj left Chicago, her base in the United States, for a new challenge in Nigeria: “I am happier here because of the available resources.” Real names Tolani Shobajo, who also run a modeling/event staffing agency, shed more light on how her […]

COVID-19: Demand for compensation senseless, irresponsible – China fires back at Oby Ezekwesili

Nsikak Nseyen The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic. Recall that Ezekwesili, had last month told China to pay compensation to African countries over the Coronavirus pandemic. Ezekwesili, in a post on ‘The Washington Post’, said China must pay […]

LOOMING RECESSION: Difficult times ahead, Okonjo-Iweala warns

Okonjo-Iweala By Chris Onuoha A former Minister of Finance and erstwhile Managing Director of the World Bank, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, warns of difficult times ahead on the heels of looming global recession occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic. Excerpts of interview: Oil prices have been going down and the consequences appear dire for Nigeria among many […]

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