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Chambers of Commerce, Key to Sustainable Economic Growth, Devt – NACCIMA

The National President of the National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu has disclosed that the Chambers of Commerce in the country would play a key role in the sustainable economic growth and development, as the nation unveils Agenda 2050, and works on a Medium Term National […]

WTO Set to Announce Okonjo-Iweala as Director General Monday

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be formally appointed as the director-general of the World Trade Organisation on Monday. The WTO has called a special general council meeting at which the former Nigerian finance minister and World Bank veteran is expected to be formally coronated as the global trade body’s new director-general. The 66-year-old will be the […]

Korean Ends WTO Bid, Clearing Path for Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala

South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee withdrew her bid to lead the World Trade Organization, leaving former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the only remaining candidate for the job and setting up a key decision by WTO members to approve her appointment. Yoo decided after discussions with the U.S. and other major nations, and […]

EU backs Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala to lead the WTO

The European Union has stated that it will back Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, boosting the Nigerian’s frontrunner status.  A report published on the Financial Times stated that Ambassadors from the EU’s 27 member states confirmed on Monday that the bloc would throw its weight behind Ms Okonjo-Iweala, following […]

Kenya Supports Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Bid For WTO

STATEMENT FOLLOWING THE OUTCOME OF THE SECOND ROUND OF THE PROCESS TO SELECT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) -DIRECTOR GENERAL. Kenya welcomes the progress made in the process of selecting the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization. While Kenya believesthat its candidate, Ambassador Amina C. Mohamed, was the most qualified candidate to steer this […]

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