6 Feb 2021
The chances of Nigeria’s former minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, becoming director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), became brighter, following the withdrawal...
5 Feb 2021
South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee on Friday abandoned her bid to become head of the World Trade Organization, Seoul said, clearing the way for Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become the global body's first woman and first African director-general.
25 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s chances of securing the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) brightened yesterday as South Korea withdrew its candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, from the race.
29 Oct 2020
United State authorities have given their reasons for supporting South Korea's trade minister Yoo Myung-hee for the role of director-general of the World Trade Organisation over Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Office of the United States Trade Representative in a statement on the selection of the next World Trade Organization Director-General, insisted that "the United States supports…
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...