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The Five (5) Most powerful Nigerian women Alive

The most powerful Nigerian women Alive Women all over the world is gaining ground both in sports, business, politics, entertainment and every other aspect of life. In Nigeria there has been an increase in strength of women in nation building. There are certainly few women who have set the standard and are acting as an inspiration for others to build upon. Below I will listing arguably the five (5) Most powerful Nigerian women Alive. AMINA JANE MOHAMED: Born 27th June 1961, Amina j. Mohammed is a Nigerian-British

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The Five (5) Most powerful Nigerian women Alive

POLITICS

Biggest News Headlines For This Morning, Friday, 17 July, 2020

Good morning! Here are the biggest news headlines in Nigeria for this Friday morning. Kindly tap the follow button to receive latest updates from us, thank you!  Blocking Zamfara boundaries will end banditry – Matawalle. Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has declared that the issue of banditry in Nigeria will come to an end if bandits in Zamfara can be eliminated. Matawalle, who made this remark on Thursday when he received the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who was in the state for

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Biggest News Headlines For This Morning, Friday, 17 July, 2020

BUSINESS

WTO: All Eyes On Okonjo-Iweala, Amina Mohamed, Myung-hee

UK's Liam Fox, Saudi' s Al-Tuwaijri Also In Final Push…  By Hamilton Nwosa(Head, The New Diplomat's Polling, Research and information work area)  As the race for the desired seat of Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) enters its last stage, everyone's eyes are step by step zeroing in on three ladies; in particular previous Nigeria's Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Kenya's previous Trade Minister, Amina Mohamed and South Korea's Trade Minister, Yoo Myung-hee. The three ladies are

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WTO: All Eyes On Okonjo-Iweala, Amina Mohamed, Myung-hee

POLITICS

OPINION: How Okonjo-Iweala's US Citizenship May Affect Her Chances Of Being Nigerian President

While the race for the Director-General of the World Trade Center - WTO hots up, there have been many politicking around the world as to who emerges the winner of the very highly competitive exercise. Among the 8 candidates who have currently applied for the role, our own Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala stands out as a strong contender owing to her economic background and experience when it comes to do with the financial world. Aside from being a former Minister of finance and Coordinating Minister for the economy in Nigeria,

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OPINION: How Okonjo-Iweala's US Citizenship May Affect Her Chances Of Being Nigerian President

COVID

World Trade Organization Director-General : Meet The Contestants

Six influential candidates will be vying to become the head of the World Trade Organization. They are,Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who is the former Minister of finance and coordinating Minister of the economy during the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Others includes,South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee,Amina Mohamed who is the former Kenyan foreign minister,Mexico’s former WTO deputy director-general Jesus Seade Kuri; Egyptian former diplomat Hamid Mamdouh; and former Moldovan foreign

  1 year ago ago
World Trade Organization Director-General : Meet The Contestants

ENTERTAINMENT

Inspiring story of Kannywood’s shinning star, Amina ‘Amal’ Muhammad - And her photos

Inspiring story of Kannywood’s shinning star, Amina ‘Amal’ Muhammad The story of how Canywood-born actress Canywood Amina Mohamed becomes a shining star in the Kano-based film industry will be a good film story. Amina's story is about a resilient young woman who has a dream and is determined to pursue and realize that dream. His story began many years ago in Cameroon, where he was born and grew up. There Amina, whose native language is Fulfulde, became a big fan of Kannywood films. Amina, now known as

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Inspiring story of Kannywood’s shinning star, Amina ‘Amal’ Muhammad - And her photos

BUSINESS

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala:She is on a path to break the jinx as the first African to become WTO president

She is known a renowned diplomat per excellence Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is a development economist and former two-time Finance Minister of Nigeria, .Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been nominated as the candidate for the job of Director-General of the World Trade Organization.  The role of Director-General of the WTO has never been held by an African, and although others, such as Kenya’s Amina Mohamed, are noted as viable options, a solid case can be made for Okonjo-Iweala as being the strongest African candidate.

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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala:She is on a path to break the jinx as the first African to become WTO president

POLITICS

Nigeria is better than all other countries on the Earth — UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohamed

Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, has urged young Nigerians to be proud of their country and to refrain from condemning it. According to Amina Mohammed, Nigeria is not only blessed by God but is also the best country on earth, even despite the challenges facing the country.

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Nigeria is better than all other countries on the Earth — UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohamed

POLITICS

Breaking News In Nigeria This Morning, Friday, 17 July, 2020

Don't penalise Africa for fielding three heavyweights, Amina Mohamed tells WTO members. Amina Mohamed, Kenya’s sports minister and candidate for the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), says Africa should not be penalised for presenting three candidates for the job — but be commended for backing three heavyweights.  Speaking with members and journalists at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Mohamed said Africa takes the WTO seriously, and that it is a matter of strength to have three candidates.

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Breaking News In Nigeria This Morning, Friday, 17 July, 2020

COVID

Opinion: Is an African woman close to heading the WTO?

The race for the leadership position at the WTO is getting tougher, as they have moved on to the second stage of elimination. Three women, 2 from Africa, advanced to the second round of selection to become the next director-general of the World Trade organisation as the field was cut from eight to five. The WTO is looking for a new DG to replace Brazilian Roberto Azevedo, who stepped down a year earlier than expected at the end of august. The 25-year-old trade body has never had a leader who is female or from

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Is an African woman close to heading the WTO?

POLITICS

Tears flow freely as one of 14 dead pupils of Kakamega primary is buried

One of the 14 pupils who died at Kakamega primary school following a stampede at Kakamega primary school on Monday has been buried. The funeral service of Nailah Kiverenge,10, was held today at Jamia mosque in Kakamega town. Parents and relatives of the late Nailah could not hold their tears as the casket bearing the remains of the fallen angel made its way to Jamia mosque around 2.30 pm. Pall bearers carry the remains of the late Nailah Kiverenge,10, at Jamia mosque in Kakamega town. She was buried today -

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Tears flow freely as one of 14 dead pupils of Kakamega primary is buried

BUSINESS

Okonjo-Iweala, five others jostle for WTO job

Six applicants are competing to turn into the following top of the World Trade Organization, an establishment which confronted mammoth difficulties even before the pandemic-driven worldwide monetary emergency struck.  The six applicants are previous Nigerian outside and account serve Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee; Kenya's previous remote clergyman Amina Mohamed; Mexico's previous WTO representative chief general Jesus Seade Kuri; Egyptian previous ambassador Hamid Mamdouh; and

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Okonjo-Iweala, five others jostle for WTO job

POLITICS

Nigerian Government Should Immortalize Patrick Lumumba For Picking Dr. Iweala{Opinion}

Nigerian Government Should Immortalize Patrick Lumumba For Picking Dr, Iweala{Opinion} Lumumba declared that “Okonjo-Iweala is the candidate we (Africa) should back, given her credentials,” insisting that she is the most qualified African for the World Trade Organisation top job. In spite of the fact that his countrywoman, Ms. Amina Mohamed, is also gunning for the job he still said Okonjo-Iweala is the better candidate — based on credentials His declaration came as the African Union (AU) made frantic

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Nigerian Government Should Immortalize Patrick Lumumba For Picking Dr. Iweala{Opinion}

BUSINESS

Who Could Emerge The Next Director General Of The WTO As Okonjo-Iweala And Myung-hee Top The List?

A global trade organization called The World Trade Organization is set to appoint its next director general, as the former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea's trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee made the final list. Okonjo-Iweala In the first round of the contest, three candidates out of eight were screened out last month. The second round of the screening, which was purely on merit, affected Liam Fox of Britain, Mohammed Al-Tuwaijri of Saudi Arabia, and Amina Mohamed of Kenya. Okonjo-Iweala,

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Who Could Emerge The Next Director General Of The WTO As Okonjo-Iweala And Myung-hee Top The List?

BUSINESS

Opinion: World trade organisation: Why an African should be made the head

The world's trade governing body, the World Trade organisation (WTO) is set to choose a new head in weeks time. With three of the eight candidates coming from Africa, one of the being the head would be very good for the continent. It is a matter of concern amongst African diplomats that someone from their continent should be made the head of one of the world's top economic institutions.Other economic institutions like the World Bank and the IMF have been headed by the person's from other continents. As the world

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Opinion: World trade organisation: Why an African should be made the head

SPORTS

Uhuru congratulates Kenyan sports teams for outstanding performances

President Kenyatta (centre) with Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed when they posed for a photo with Team Kenya members at State House Nairobi.  By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Kenyan teams representing the country in various international sporting events for outstanding performances. The President said he has been closely following exploits by the country’s sportsmen and women adding that he is particularly impressed by the strong showing by the Kenya

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Uhuru congratulates Kenyan sports teams for outstanding performances

SPORTS

More anti-doping forums key to end vice

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed (left) hands over participation certificate to World Under-20 5,000m champion Beatrice Chebet as Athletics Kenya president Jack Tuwei looks on during the Athletics Kenya Annual Athletes' Conference in Eldoret on December 6, 2019. The Athletes Conference held in Eldoret last week and attended by nearly all the elite runners including the ‘Man of the Year’ Eliud Kipchoge, was a welcome step for Kenya as the fight against doping continues to gather steam. The exchange

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More anti-doping forums key to end vice