Today's Headlines: "More Troubles For IPOB" - COAS To Imo, Okonjo-Iweala Speaks About National Debts
"More Troubles For IPOB" - COAS To Imo Photo Credit: PM News The Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya visited Imo state today to intensify the battle against the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Yahaya, while speaking at Obinze Barracks, Owerri Imo state, noted that the proscribed group was responsible for the recent spate of insecurity in Imo.
Onochie Insulted Okonjo Iweala When She Was Seeking Position Of World Bank Director-Babajide Otitoju
One of the burning issues currently gaining attention in the Nigeria political environment is the action of the national assembly to reject the nomination of Mrs. Lauretta Onochie as an independent national electoral commissioner, immediately she was nominated by the President it was met with outcry from many Nigerians due to her closeness to the President, for the record, anyone nominated to the position of INEC commissioner should be politically neutral but the contrary is the case on ground.
How Ikonjo-Iweala Responded When Asked If She Will Contest For President In 2023 And Its Implication
The Director General of World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been in the news for some reasons after resuming at the world trading body. Image credit: Premium Times Part of the reasons was because she opened up on some of the challenges she is facing at the WTO.
1. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: She was born on 13th June, 1954. She is a Nigerian-American economist, fair trade leader, environmental sustainability advocate. Okonjo Iweala was a former minister of Finance, the Federal Republic of Nigeria. She is the first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization as Director-General.
Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement Armed bandits have reportedly attacked Tangaza town in Tangaza local government killing two and abduct another four children in the process. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune They also injured three more people, who are currently being treated in the hospital, while food, drinks, and other items were allegedly carted away in the process.
Former Nigerian minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has come out to say that she is enjoying her role as the director-general of the world trade organization. According to her, the job is a very exciting one. She also dismissed the claim that she is planning to run for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria.
It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in New York, United States of America. The President of the most populous black nation with other world leaders are participating in the 76th United Nations General Assembly. (Photo Credit - Femi Adesina Facebook page)
Reno Omokri, a civic activist and prolific writer, has expressed his opinion on a matter of discussion in the public domain. The one-time Aide to former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, as usual, love making use of the internet to educate his followers on his views on topics of interest.
The 7th Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Dr Okonjo-Iweala has reacted to the killing of the husband of, Professor Akinyuli. Her reaction was contained in a post she made on her verified official twitter handle on Wednesday 29th of September 2021. She said it was with deep sadness that she received the news of the brutal killing of Dr Chike Akunyili.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is considering resigning from her post as the Director General of World Trade Organization (WTO) just barely seven months after taking over. As coveted and sought after as the job may be, there are key challenges that can make one think of quitting.
As the 2023 elections draw closer with prominent Nigerian politicians across political parties coming out to declare interest in running for the presidency, some have equally made an open statement of not having the intention to contest the seat, even though there have been speculations in recent times.
Former minister of Finance and current Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has reacted to the photo of a young girl who rocked her lookalike outfit. In the photo which have generated lot of reactions on social media, the yet to be identified girl rocked Okonjo's signature traditional outfit with an eye glass, as she posted for a the camera in an adorable photo.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's two terms in office witnessed series of wonderful and advantageous developments that helped establish and restore the developing nature of the Nigerian economy. The military government, which ended under Abdulsalam Abubakar, made a total mess of the economy, bringing the nation into utter gloom of impoverished status.
Ifechukwu Okonjo II, the younger brother of the President of World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has been attacked by angry youths. The Obi of Ogwashi-Uku community, in Delta state, escaped death, while one was killed, after his convoy was attacked at Otulu Satellite town.
The Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has applauded the Swiss Press Council's finding that the Aargauer Zeitung regional newspaper's title "Grandmother becomes WTO boss" was gender biased and sexist. The headline sparked significant criticism and condemnation, with some claiming that the newspaper's headline was motivated by racial and gender bias.
The issue of debt servicing and the recent loan approved by the national assembly for the Buhari led administration has gotten a lot of reactions from people. While some people are of the opinion that the loan is needed, others are going against it. Babajide Kolade on the Sunday edition of Journalist Hangout opined that Nigeria could fall into a debt trap with the excessive borrowing that the government is embarking on.
Popular and controversial Nigerian author, critic and televangelist, Reno Omokri has waded into the argument about Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala being the most influential Igbo woman at the moment. (Photo credit: NollymoviesPlanetTv) According to him, referring to Okonjo Iweala as the most influential Igbo woman is the height of ignorance.
The Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, is considering resigning her job. According to report, the WTO director was reported to be frustrated with the workload of the organization. Some officials of the organization revealed that Okonjo-Iweala has caught a frustrated figure with the reality of the organization's inertia, and she was said to consider quitting the job.
Photo Credit: Goggle Gunmen attack police patrol team Photo Credit: Daily Post Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have attacked a police patrol team on Kolo-Ogbia road in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and injured an officer. The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the development to newsmen on Wednesday.
Senate Passes Bill To Scrap FERMA. The Senate on Wednesday passed the Federal Road Bill which seeks to repeal the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency Act, Federal Highways Act, and the Control of Advertisement on Federal Highways Act. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The proposed law is aimed at facilitating the establishment of an agency to govern and manage the nation’s federal roads network.