Category Archives: Nigeria Development

[VIDEO] WTO: See How Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was chosen as WTO DG

Nigeria’s Two-time Former Finance Minister and Former World Bank Director-General, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was recently selected as the candidate with the best chance of becoming a consensus candidate for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Just after her selection by the Selection Committee, an announcement came saying that the United States delegation did not support the consensus

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#EndSARS: Stop Killing policemen ― Supervising DIG tells youths in the South East

The Supervising Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG South East Geopolitical Zone, DIG Celestine Okoye, Wednesday has urged youths in the Southeast to desist from killing policemen who are in service in the region. The supervising DIG say the Nigerian Police was still collating information about the number of policemen killed in the region, following the #EndSARS protests. The supervising

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WTO: US moves to block Okonjo-Iweala’s selection

The United States is moving to block Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala selection as consensus candidate to lead the World Trade Organisation. Major news media organizations have earlier reported that key WTO ambassadors have given a node to the candidature of Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday. However, the US it was learned is supporting the South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee, who is Okonjo-Iweala’s

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Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala, is new WTO DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s ex-finance minister and nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO,  has emerged winner of the highly competitive race. The former minister according to TheCable, polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister opponent, at the final stage of the race. She has broken many records,

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Katsina Bandits: Police and soldiers kill 5 as they repel attack

Five bandits have been killed on Tuesday morning during an attack on the Tsaskiya community in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. Eye witnessed say three women were abducted by the hoodlums during the attack. The bandits were reported to have arrived the village in their numbers wielding General Purpose Machine Guns and AK 47 rifle at about 4

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Osun Looting: Police to begin house-to-house search for stolen items

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has sent a warning to all those who looted items from various state-owned properties to return them. The Governor urged them to return the items or be faced with a forceful confiscation as the state is planning to commence a house-to-house search on Thursday. using the support of security agents. According to the Governor, about

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2020 SSSCE: WAEC to release results next week

The West African Examinations Council has announced it will release the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination next week. The release of the results were supposed to have taken place this week but was postponed due to the violence and arson in the country which affected some of its offices and some of its operations nationwide. The

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Don’t let IPOB hoist any flag in Rivers State – Wike warns

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has issued a directive to the 23 local government chairmen and various youths groups in the state to fish out members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra wherever they may be hiding in the State. The Governor insisted that any council chairman that allows the IPOB to hoist their flag in the state

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Lekki shootings, looting must be investigated —UK

The British High Commission in Nigeria has expressed concern about the spate of violence and looting that going on in the country. The Commission also urged security agents to traid with caution as they work towards restoring law and order in the country. Recall that in the past week, hoodlums across most parts of the southern part of Nigeria have

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TRAGIC: Expired drugs looted in Kaduna – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has alerted residents of Kaduna State on the public health risk of drugs reportedly looted from a warehouse in the state. NAFDAC’s warning was made public through the statement issued by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, on Sunday. NAFDAC say the drugs were

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