Category Archives: Nigeria Economy

[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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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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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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BREAKING: Public and private schools not to open yet – Lagos Gov.

The Lagos State Government has insisted that private and public schools do not yet have the permission yet to open in the state. The Lagso state Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, had earlier tweeted that only public schools remained closed in the state before giving an update that the extended closure includes private schools. He said, “The curfew in Lagos

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#EndSARS: PDP halts campaign and other political activities

The Peoples Democratic Party has put on hold all of its scheduled political and electioneering activities, including campaign, in honour of young Nigerians who lost their lives during the attack on peaceful protests at the Lekki Toll Gate and elsewhere across the country. The PDP made this disclosure via the public statement they titled “#EndSARS: PDP Puts Political, Electioneering Activities

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[VIDEO] Breaking: Nigerians in Paris Allegedly Chase Tinubu out of His Paris Hotel Room

An unconfirmed video have surfaced of Nigerians in Paris chasing the Former Governor of Lagos State out of his hotel room in Paris. Recall that some individuals, mainly youth, have put calls across to Sen. Tinubu challenging him on the alleged role he played in the Lekkii Toll Gate massacre that took place on the night of Tuesday 20.10.2020 in

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Nobody died in Lekki shootings —Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says nobody died in the Tuesday night attack in the Lekki toll gate area of Lagos State. The Governor made this disclosure while addressing the State in a live broadcast on Wednesday morning, insisting that there was report of two critically wounded victims who were already operated on and were in stable condition while others

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[BREAKING] Lekki Massacre: Sanwo-Olu extends curfew by 72 hours

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has extended the statewide curfew imposed on the state to stem the tide of growing violence by three days. The governor made this known on Wednesday in a live broadcast. This is coming some hours after eyewitnesses claimed armed uniformed men opened fire on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate area of the state on

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