Browsing: Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Okonjo-Iweala resumed at the Geneva-based WTO on March 1, 2021, breaking a 26-year record by becoming the first female and first African director-general of the global trade and dispute settlement body.

Ihuoma, a management consultant, whose firm, Crincad & Cari Nigeria Ltd was contracted by the PRTT for consultancy service, also told Justice Okon Abang how a renowned lawyer  allegedly acquired a recovered property from the EFCC even while the property was still subject of litigation.

Luck is a very powerful factor in human affairs. As it turned out, Donald Trump lost the election. His loss is not a gain for the Democrats and Joe Biden/Kamala Harris alone, it was also a major gain for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who has now benefitted from the change in the United States, as a globalist, liberal President emerges in the White House.

Themed: “For a Greater Lagos: Setting The Tone For The Next Decade,” Ehingbeti 2021 has drawn about 150 speakers from across the world to discuss and deliberate on pragmatic optimisation of the inherent opportunities in Africa’s fifth largest economy and offer perspectives on how to manage the peculiar socio-economic landscape of Lagos State in the coming decade.  

On October 28, the General Council of the WTO declared Dr. Okonjo-Iweala as the best suited candidate to occupy the position, but the United States of America challenged the declaration, adding that it would continue to support the next candidate in line, South Korea’s Minister of Trade, Yoo Myung-hee.