Tags : Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

“Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Is Our Pride” -NAWOJ

Women, especially in Africa, have been advised to borrow a leaf from the appointed Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Okonjo-Iweala, by becoming the best in their chosen endeavours to strengthen the narrative of gender inclusion and a better society. The advise was contained in a congratulatory message released by the Nigeria Association […]

Atiku, Okowa Congratulate Okonjo-Iweala On WTO Job

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, have congratulated Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her emergence as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Channels TV reports that Alhaji Atiku and Governor Okowa, in their separate congratulatory messages, on Monday, February 15, 2021, believe the Delta-born former Minister of Finance […]

WTO Confirms Okonjo-Iweala As DG

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been confirmed as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Confirmed on Monday, February 15, 2021, Dr Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and the first African to lead the international trade body, as her term is scheduled to start on March 1, 2021; the term, which […]

Fact-check: Has South Korean candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, withdrawn from WTO

Claim: Media reports and social media users claimed that Minister Yoo Myung-hee has withdrawn from the WTO DG race. Verdict: Minister Yoo Myung-hee has not withdrawn from the WTO DG race as the Council is yet to receive her withdrawal notice and officially announce the minister’s withdrawal from the race. Full Text: There was a […]

Reps Endorse Ngozi Okonjo Iweala’s Candidacy As DG Of World

The House of Representatives has endorsed the candidacy of Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, describing her as very qualified. The resolution to support her followed a motion of urgent public importance raised by the minority leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu at plenary on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The Lawmakers […]

Coronavirus: Okonjo-Iweala Among Special Envoy Of African Union

To address the economic challenges African countries will face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chairperson of the African Union, who is also the President, Republic of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, has appointed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr Donald Kaberuka, Mr Tidjane Thiam and Mr Trevor Manuel as Special Envoys of the African […]