I am fully occupied and unable to contemplate a second term as Director-General of the WTO

The Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed that she is currently too preoccupied to entertain the idea of pursuing a potential second term leading the global organization. Iweala emphasized her current focus on addressing pressing matters within the Geneva-based trade body before considering any future candidacy. “At this moment,…

The military has issued a warning to individuals advocating for a coup in response to the current economic challenges.

The Nigerian military has issued a stern warning to individuals advocating for a coup amid the country’s deepening economic crisis. With concerns rising over the worsening economic conditions, some voices within Nigeria have hinted at the possibility of a military intervention if urgent measures are not taken. Responding to these assertions, General Christopher Musa, the…

Reports suggest that grains are purportedly still unavailable to Nigerians, even two weeks after President Tinubu’s directive.

Grains are reportedly still awaiting distribution to Nigerians, even two weeks after President Bola Tinubu issued a directive to the Ministry of Agriculture. Following President Tinubu’s directive two weeks ago, instructing the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security to release 42,000 metric tons of maize, millet, and other commodities from the national strategic reserve to…

Senator Ali Ndume has alleged that the FG is profiting from the recent increase in the exchange rate between the US dollar and the Nigerian naira.

Senator Ali Ndume asserted that the depreciation of the naira against the dollar is not causing losses to the federal government; rather, it is yielding increased revenue to finance the 2024 budget. Speaking on Channels TV, Ndume emphasized that the budget presented by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in November 2023 is predominantly dependent on dollar-denominated…

Côte d’Ivoire has appointed the coach who led them to victory in (AFCON), Hossam El Badry, on a permanent deal.

The Ivorian Football Federation has officially appointed Emerse Fae as the permanent coach of the Elephants, following their triumph in the AFCON 2023 tournament. Fae assumed the role on an interim basis after Jean-Louis Gasset’s departure during the group stage of the competition. Prior to Fae’s appointment, the Ivorian team had suffered two defeats, including…

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