Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Recent legal move by the Federal Government to overturn the $10 billion arbitration award against it in Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) case has underscored the need for consolidation of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Nigeria and African continent.
16 Mar 2021
Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says there was the urgent need to diversify Nigeria’s economy to make it sustainable and reduce unemployment.
14 Mar 2021
The Director-General, World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala, who began her historic visit to her home country, Nigeria, yesterday, promised that WTO will explore areas it can assist to Nigeria’s economy.
7 Mar 2021
You see her in her spectacularly designed Ankara wear and bead necklace, with a unique style of gele around her low-cut, grey hairs and something strikes you: the radiating elegance of a high achiever, dominating in a system traditionally occupied by men. This is Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala—affectionately called NOI—the alluring new Director-General of the World…
7 Mar 2021
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her trademark head tie recently set off an online challenge that saw social media users styling head ties like the new WTO boss. Head ties are common in many countries in Africa, although how it is styled varies between regions or countries. The Gele, a type of head tie worn primarily by…
7 Mar 2021
“Sometimes, all you need is a symbol,” screams a celebratory ad showing an Ankara scarf without a face. The viral photo was created by a Nigerian graphics designer, Onuorah, one of the many Nigerians who cannot join the #BeLikeNgozi Challenge- a challenge started by the founder of Lifebank, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, to celebrate the appointment of…
1 Mar 2021
The flurry of congratulations pouring into Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her appointment as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) effective March 1, 2021
2 Nov 2020
Like a flicker in the middle of the night, the overwhelming recommendations of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), was an event many looked forward to celebrating. Last Wednesday, distraught Nigerians, indeed, rolled out drums to celebrate her victory after she clinched endorsements from 63 per cent members of…
11 Oct 2020
Nigeria’s optimism that its former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, would clinch the top post of Director General (DG) of World Trade Organisation...
16 Jul 2020
Members of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have declared support for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala in her quest for the position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
14 Apr 2020
Since the first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was recorded in Nigeria on February 27,2020, the country has been awash with a lot of misinformation about the pandemic, which albeit, may have provoked fears among citizens.
22 Dec 2019
The final burial ceremony of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s father, His Royal Majesty, Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo, held yesterday, and was attended...