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.
International Appointments Held By Nigerians During The Administration Of President Muhammadu Buhari
Nigerians are known for their intelligence and sagacity throughout the world and they have held and still holding international appointments. (Photo Credit - Nairametrics) During the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari many Nigerians have either be elected or selected to head various regional or international agencies and they are doing well in their respective fields.
Nigeria, without a doubt, has a leadership problem. However, this is not due to the lack of qualified persons. The leadership problem is caused, in part, by a dysfunctional political system that makes it nearly impossible for qualified persons to be elected/appointed as political leaders.
Over the past few days, there has been an unwanted rise in covid-19 death toll and number of daily new cases in India.This incident coupled with the fire incident in a covid-19 hospital in Iraq made Dr. Okonjo Iweala to send her condolences to the two countries.
Pictures.collagen The political activities have increased corrupt practices, embezzlement of public funds in Nigeria and other parts of the world, but in the midst of all these, there are many Nigerians who have distinguished themselves, and were not found wanting during their political appointments, services etc, both in private, public endeavour.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian-American economist, fair trade leader, environmental sustainability advocate, human welfare champion, sustainable finance maven, and global development expert, and also the Director-General of the WTO: World Trade Organization, has revealed that she may likely quit her office over frustration.
Gone are those days when they say “women's education ends in the kitchen”. Latest Female bank MDs in Nigeria.Credit: Chanelstv.com In Nigeria for example there are many prosperous women, personalities like Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, DG of WTO, and many others. Also, Nigerian news media published a list of female bank MDs as shown above.
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.
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.
Nigeria's new Representative to the World Health Organisation, Adamu, has been accused of parading fake UK Varsities' Degrees. This accusation was levied against Adamu by the World Health Organisation after proper investigation was carried out on the authenticity of his University Certificates. Adamu was appointed as Nigeria's Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation on Wednesday, 7th July, 2021.
Today's Headlines: "Banditry Not Federal Offences In Nigeria"-Buhari's Govt, Atiku Speaks On Terrorism
Okonjo-Iweala Makes New Appointments.World Trade Organization head Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Tuesday named two women to the WTO’s four deputy leader jobs for the first time in its history.The new director-general — herself the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO — appointed of the United States and Costa Rica’s Anabel Gonzalez, along with Jean-Marie Paugam of France and China’s Zhang Xiangchen.
A popular Nigerian activist who served as a media aide to the former president Goodluck Jonathan, Sir Reno Omokri has come out to shun Nigerians who are castigating the country and describing it as a useless entity. Reno who has long been a critic of the present Buhari-led administration has taken to social media to shun and at the same time educate Nigerians on the need to desist from saying bad things against the country, rather they should channel their anger and grievances to the Nigerian politicians who are responsible for the present predicament that the country seems to have found itself in.
Disoriented And Disorganised Unemployed Youths Fuelling Chaos Under Buhari's Watch-Dr. Okonjo-Iweala
Once again, the need to check the rate of unemployment among the youths of Nigeria to avoid the situation where they will now become a tool of destabilization has been buttressed. This was the point of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, WTO’s director-general, when she said that disoriented and disorganised unemployed Nigerian youths are fuelling the chaos Nigeria is experiencing under the watch of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Today's Headlines: How Africa can benefit from Okonjo-Iweala led WTO; Fayemi calls for suspension of UBEC’s counterpart funding requirement
How Africa can benefit from Okonjo-Iweala led WTO The director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said the organisation would work to deliver technical assistance and training for African countries to overcome their trade challenges Okonjo-Iweala gave the assurance at a meeting with minister of industry, trade and investment
The Director General of World Trade Organization (WTO) has taken out her time to sympathize with the people of Tanzania over the passing away of their president, late president Magufuli.The DG welcomed the next President Her excellency President Samoa Suluhu.
Today's headlines: UK Varsity Declares Buhari’s WTO Ambassador's Degree Fake, Buhari Hails Akwa Ibom Gov.
UK Varsity Declares Buhari’s WTO Ambassador, Abdulhamid’s Degree Fake Barely a week after he was appointed World Trade Organization ambassador, Adamu Abdulhamid has been accused of faking his degree certificate. Naija News understands that Abdul-Hamid was appointed WTO ambassador by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 7, 2021.
1) Goodluck Jonathan Hails Yar'Adua According to reports reaching us, it is said that the former president Goodluck Jonathan started on Wednesday hails Yar'Adua, adding that he will always be remembered for being a peace keeper.He made this statement on his twitter accounty to mark the remembrance of the 11th year of Yar’Adua demise, who while in office as President of Nigeria, died in the year 2010.
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala, the Director General of the World Trade Organization, is a senior international civil servant who is at ease in multilateral organizations.But it was only after she received her most recent appointment that I realized how much I had underestimated her enthusiasm for multilateral organizations.
FG to drive agric mechanisation with 60,000 tractors The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, on Wednesday said the target of the Federal Government was to drive Nigeria’s agricultural mechanisation programme with about 60,000 tractors.Nanono said the programme would ensure a paradigm shift from subsistence practice to commercial agro-industrial farming for food production, procurement of agricultural processing plants, fertiliser production, among others.
Power and positions of power have regularly been related with men instead of women.