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WTO ranks Nigeria as Africa’s number 1 importer of commercial services

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, on Friday ranked Nigeria as the number one importer of commercial services in Africa for the year 2020.

Okonjo-Iweala promises to help Nigeria ease restrictions on health supplies, others

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, will work to reduce export restrictions among member states, especially with regards to medical supplies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Okonjo-Iweala to Buhari: Without your personal and direct intervention I wouldn’t have been elected WTO DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, has revealed the role President Muhammadu Buhari played in her election as WTO...

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala loses 91-year-old father

The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has lost a 91-year-old father, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

WTO: Okonjo-Iweala promises to deliver technical assistance, quality upgrade to Nigeria

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, says it will work to deliver directly technical assistance, training and quality upgrade to unlock some bottlenecks confronting Nigeria.

Buhari meets Okonjo-Iweala in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the State House in Abuja on Monday.

WTO boss, Okonjo-Iweala, arrives in Nigeria, to meet Buhari

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, World Trade Organisation, WTO, on Saturday, arrived in Nigeria on a 4-day official visit aimed at enhancing trade and improving the...

Ngozi: By way of congratulations, by Nuhu Ribadu

Yesterday, my friend and former colleague, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, took the reins at the Geneva offices of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), becoming the first female and first black director general of the multi-lateral organisation.

FG’s N656m grant targets 6,000 beneficiaries in Kano – Minister

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Amb. Mariam Katagum says no fewer than 6,569 persons in Kano State will benefit from the Federal Government’s N656 million grant.

WTO: Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment will propel Nigeria’s growth in world economy – Tumsah

A former Interim National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Tijjani Tumsah, has said that the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, will propel Nigeria’s growth in the world economy.

Gbajabiamila congratulates Okonjo-Iweala on emergence as WTO DG

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her emergence as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO.

WTO: Okonjo-Iweala reacts to appointment, says ‘we need to get global economy going again’

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed happiness over her appointment as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, saying that she would work towards getting the global economy running again.

Lawan congratulates Okonjo-Iweala on emergence as WTO Director-General

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her emergence as the first African and first female Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO.

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala appointed WTO Director-General

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed as the first female and first African head of World Trade Organization, WTO. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala is...

WTO leadership: Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala knows fate today

The World Trade Organization, WTO, is set to get its first leader from an African nation on Monday.

BREAKING: WTO to appoint next Director-General Monday

The General Council of the World Trade Organization, WTO, says it will consider appointment of next Director-General next week Monday.

Biden backs Okonjo-Iweala as WTO D-G

The United States of America under President Joe Biden has affirmed its support for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General of the Word Trade Organisation,...

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala set to emerge WTO Director-General as Korean minister drops bid

South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee withdrew her bid to lead the World Trade Organization, leaving former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the only remaining candidate for the job.

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala elected WTO DG

Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been elected Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO.

WTO Presidency: We’ll push, push until you win, Buhari assures Okonojo-Iweala

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja assured Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that the country will explore every opportunity and deploy its entire energy to ensure that she becomes the Director-General of World Trade Organisation, WTO.

JUST IN: Okonjo-Iweala shortlisted for WTO job

Former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has made the final shortlist of candidates for the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO.

WTO: Okonjo-Iweala’s nomination violates rules of procedure, says AU legal counsel

The Office of the African Union, AU, Legal Counsel has said that the nomination of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria’s candidate for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, violates the rules of procedure and council’s decision.

COVID-19: World facing food shortage, crisis – UN, WTO

The heads of three global agencies warned Wednesday of the risk of a worldwide “food shortage” if authorities fail to manage the ongoing coronavirus crisis properly.

Coronavirus has ‘substantial’ impact on world trade – WTO

The head of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, said on Monday that he expected the coronavirus epidemic to have “substantial” impact on the global economy, but that plans for a June ministerial meeting were going ahead, a Geneva trade official said.

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