Tag: nigeria

NEWS

First Black Woman To Lead WTO

Nigeria’s economist and former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is set to become the first woman and the first African to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO). This move comes against the backdrop of South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-Hee withdrawal from the race for the top job. South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-Hee announced her decision to withdraw in a […]

Jamaica

CMU Signs MOUs With Nigerian Universities

The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) in a press release has reported that The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has signed a Memoranda of Understanding with three Nigerian universities that will enhance cooperation between the local institution and Nigeria’s educational sector. It named the institutions as Nigeria Maritime University (NMU), University of Lagos (UNILAG), and Ondo State University of Science and Technology. […]

COMMENTARY

Trump — “Not The Language Used”

President Trump in his tweet storm has denied calling places such as Africa, El Salvador, and Haiti “shitholes” during a conversation about immigration with lawmakers — despite people in the room saying “Yes, he did!” Trump’s attempt to walk back the comments came after intense criticism that his remarks were racist. In a rambling Twitter rant on Friday, Trump confusingly […]