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Nigeria to push back on US rejection of WTO candidate

ABUJA— Nigeria will lobby for its candidate to head the World Trade Organization, the country’s foreign ministry said in reaction to her last-minute rejection by Washington that threw the regulator’s leadership selection process into confusion. The United States on Wednesday spurned Nigerian former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala hours after a high-powered WTO panel recommended her […]

Governance

Governor Fayemi Canvases Power Devolution As Panacea To Marginalization

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has advocated a restructuring that will cement the unity of Nigeria and engender a perfect union among its peoples irrespective of their ethnic, religious, cultural and linguistic differences. He also suggested an equitable revenue allocation formula that will speak to the federalism Nigeria has adopted and given […]

Press Releases

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors

Guess & Co. Corporation Shareholders Elect Directors Directors Elected at 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders MIAMI, Oct. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guess & Co. Corporation is pleased to announce its Board of Directors following their election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Board of Directors is responsible for overall governance of Guess & […]

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Religious Leaders from 19 Countries United in Prayer To Overcome COVID 19

While the daily confirmed cases of COVID 19 are consistently increasing worldwide, the world religious leaders from seven major religions gathered at the online meeting for the World Interfaith Joint Prayer Conference on the 26th of October. Approximately 600 people from Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Christianism, and Islam in 19 countries across five continents […]

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Eid-El-Maulud: Obaseki hails Muslims on peaceful celebration, reinforces gains of peaceful coexistence

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed Muslim faithful for the peaceful Eid-El-Maulud celebration across the state, reassuring that his administration remains committed to ensuring the welfare and peaceful co-existence of all residents irrespective of tribe, religion and political affiliation. Obaseki said the peaceful celebration of Eid-El-Maulud in the state shows Edo people […]

Governance

Obaseki pledges support for Okonjo-Iweala, says former minister best option for WTO top job

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed his support for the candidacy of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), noting that her competence and experience as a renowned economist and international development expert make her eminently suited for the WTO top job. In a […]