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WTO DG: S/Korea Withdraws Candidate, Okonjo-Iweala’s Chances Brighten

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s chances of securing the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) brightened Tuesday as South Korea withdrew its candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, from the race. Washington Trade Daily quoted sources as saying that South Korea had notified the United States (U.S.) government of its …

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Buhari Thanks EU for Supporting Okonjo-Iweala, Persuades U.S

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday held a video conference with Mr Charles Michel, President of the European Council, during which the latter reiterated Europe’s support for Nigeria’s Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The President is leading Nigeria’s charge for Okonjo-Iweala, the country’s former …

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‘No Veto Privilege in WTO,’ Says Expert

An official in the Office of the Nigerian Representative to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has reacted to Bloomberg’s report insinuating that Trump administration on Wednesday “vetoed a bid” by Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to be the next director-general of the global trading institution. The official who doesn’t want his name …

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