Tag Archives: Organisation

#EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

  A young Nigerian, Jimoh Isiaq was shot in Ogbomosho during an #EndSars protest on Saturday and later died from the resulting injuries, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed. The Governor also said seven others sustained injuries during the protest and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. Eyewitnesses said Isiaq was standing … Continue reading #EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

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Okonjo-Iweala Thanks Buhari, Nigerians After Making WTO DG Final List

  Ex-finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians for their support after the World Trade Organization (WTO) confirmed her as one of the top two candidates for the organization’s Director-General (DG) role. “Happy to be in the final round of the @wto DG campaign. Thanks, WTO members for your continued support … Continue reading Okonjo-Iweala Thanks Buhari, Nigerians After Making WTO DG Final List

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WTO Announces Okonjo-Iweala, S. Korea’s Yoo As Last Two DG Contenders

  The World Trade Organization is set to have its first female leader after Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee made it through Thursday to the final run-off. Whoever wins the contest — with a decision due before November 7 — will take over an organisation mired in multiple crises and struggling to … Continue reading WTO Announces Okonjo-Iweala, S. Korea’s Yoo As Last Two DG Contenders

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Ondo Election: Desist From Partisan Use Of Security Forces, YIAGA Tells Govt

  A non-governmental organisation, Yiaga Africa has urged the government to shun the use of police and other security agencies during elections. The Executive Director of the group, Samson Itodo, made the appeal on Thursday in Akure, the Ondo State capital ahead of the governorship election in the state. “Given the pervasive threat to safety … Continue reading Ondo Election: Desist From Partisan Use Of Security Forces, YIAGA Tells Govt

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Okonjo-Iweala Closer To WTO DG Job, Makes Final Stage – Sources

  Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has reached the final stage in the race to lead the World Trade Organization. The former finance minister alongside Yoo Myung-hee of South Korea, has remained in the running. Sources familiar with the decision said Wednesday, in what will be a first for the trade body. The official announcement of the … Continue reading Okonjo-Iweala Closer To WTO DG Job, Makes Final Stage – Sources

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WTO Sees Softer-Than-Expected Global Trade Drop

  Global trade, devastated by the coronavirus crisis, will shrink by less than expected this year but the rebound will also be much weaker than previously forecast, the WTO said Tuesday. Revising its prior “optimistic scenario” forecast of at least a 12.9-percent contraction in 2020, the World Trade Organization said it now expected global trade to shrink … Continue reading WTO Sees Softer-Than-Expected Global Trade Drop

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European Union Backs Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Job

  The European Union governments has thrown support behind Nigeria’s candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The EU also expressed support for Korea’s, Yoo Myung-hee. This was disclosed to Bloomberg on Monday by an unnamed official source. Bloomberg reported that EU member-country envoys agreed on Monday … Continue reading European Union Backs Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Job

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WHO Believes 10% Of World Has Had COVID-19, Eyes Faster Reforms

  The WHO estimated Monday that 10 percent of the world has been infected by the new coronavirus — way more than has been recorded — as it mulled speeding up internal reforms. To date, more than 35 million cases of Covid-19 have been registered worldwide, including some 1.04 million who have died, according to … Continue reading WHO Believes 10% Of World Has Had COVID-19, Eyes Faster Reforms

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Abraham Apologizes For Flouting COVID-19 Protocols Alongside Foden, Chilwell

    Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham has apologised after footage emerged of him attending a party with England teammates Ben Chilwell and Jadon Sancho in an apparent breach of national coronavirus rules. The Sun newspaper published the video, which appears to show the three players at a gathering in London with more than six people present … Continue reading Abraham Apologizes For Flouting COVID-19 Protocols Alongside Foden, Chilwell

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