*Adesina also pledged that the Bank would strengthen support to African countries as they tackle the pandemic’s economic and health impacts The African Development Bank Group’s (www.AfDB.org) shareholders have shown strong support for the Bank’s proposals to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, and this as the continent faces the possibility of a third wave of […]
BREAKING! Okonjo-Iweala Breaks The Glass Ceiling, Emerges First Female DG Of WTO
Nigeria’s former finance minister and a former managing director of the World Bank, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has emerged as the first female Director-General of the World Trade Organization(WTO), shattering the glass ceiling.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Perfect Fit For WTO
In the cesspool of corruption and continuous A-grade drama that is Nigeria, only a handful of names have stood out to tell a different story, not only in Nigerian circles but across global scenes, too. One very prominent name to reckon with is the iconic name of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who through sheer hard work […]
Nigeria, ECOWAS, Major World Economies Adopt Abuja Statement
Nigeria, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), World Trade Organisation (WTO), Friends of Investment Facilitation for Development (FIFD) and participants at the High Level Policy and Private Sector Trade and Investment Facilitation Partnership Forum today adopted a declaration titled “The Abuja Statement” at the close of the two-day event, which saw the participation […]