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Fact-check: Has South Korean candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, withdrawn from WTO

Claim: Media reports and social media users claimed that Minister Yoo Myung-hee has withdrawn from the WTO DG race. Verdict: Minister Yoo Myung-hee has not withdrawn from the WTO DG race as the Council is yet to receive her withdrawal notice and officially announce the minister’s withdrawal from the race.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

Again, Nigerians Congratulate Okonjo-Iweala On Landing WTO Job But She’s

Claim: Media reports and social media users claimed that Dr Okonjo-Iweala has emerged as the first female DG of WTO. Verdict: Although, there are all indications that the former Finance Minister of Nigeria may be declared the winner as she currently enjoys massive votes edge, she is yet to be confirmed and officially announced by […]