Okonjo-Iweala’s challenges as WTO DG

COME March 1, 2021, Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will assume office as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, to pilot world trade till August 31, 2025. She will not only be the seventh Director-General of the organization, she will also be the first woman and African to be saddled with such a prestigious but […]

FEC returns life to the DSO

NIGERIA is not starved of good people to do us proud. On Monday, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala demonstrated this in making history as the first African and first woman ever to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, to global acclaim. Her first virtual press conference espoused the qualities for which the world picked […]

Sunday Igboho, Muhammadu Buhari and eaters of sour grapes

UNTIL about three weeks ago Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a. Sunday Igboho was known only in certain closed political or cultural circles. Except for those he had to work with directly, his celebrity was firmly locked within the Yoruba regional space. But that now looks like ages ago. Sunday Igboho’s name now rings a bell in the […]

Aondoakaa Denies Being Briefed by CBN to Freeze Accounts of EndSARS Promoters

Former Attorney-General of the Federation/Minister of Justice,  (SAN), has denied being briefed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to freeze accounts of EndSARS Promoters. There were reports yesterday that lawyers representing the CBN, led by Aondoakaa, had allegedly obtained the order freezing the accounts of 20 #EndSARS promoters for 90 days. The order was […]

After Meeting Buhari, N’Assembly Leadership Urges #EndSARS Protesters to Halt Protes

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, have called on #EndSARS protesters to discontinue with the ongoing nationwide protest.The two presiding officers of the National Assembly hinged their call on the fact that the federal government had accepted the five-point demand of the protesters.Lawan […]