Tag Archives: WTO

Disregard Statement Attributed To Me Saying I’m Being Attacked For Visiting President Tinubu -Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance and Director-General of the World Trade Organisation Dr.(Mrs) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has debunked a message accredited to her on WhatsAap about  her visit to President Bola Tinubu in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Okonjo-Iweala has said the statement is false and wickedly false designed to create mischief. “It has just been brought to my attention that there is a …

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African Development Bank Members Show Support For Plan To Tackle Covid-19 At Annual Meeting


  *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 infection amid poor vaccine access. …

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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 and pristine service has risen …

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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 of over 30 African countries …

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