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Final WTO talks under way on selecting new leader, delegates say

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. World Trade Organization members are conducting final consultations this week on selecting a new director-general (DG) and are widely expected to endorse Nigeria’s candidate at their next formal meeting, delegates said on Monday. Washington backed Nigerian former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Friday, reversing its previous opposition and prompting her to express Read More…

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Analysis: Food price spikes see inflation rear its head in Nigeria and emerging markets

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Unsplash/Iñigo De la Maza, REUTERS. For Cleanne Brito Machado, like millions of people in developing countries around the world, shopping for staple foods such as rice, beans, oil or potatoes now means making hard choices. “The shopping cart is getting much smaller and we’re paying much more,” said the 41-year old, who works Read More…

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Lagos materials testing lab gets new General Manager

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Engr. Olufunsho Elulade as the General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL) with immediate effect. A letter signed by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, stated that the appointment took cognisance of the appointee’s integrity, selfless service and record of impressive Read More…

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We’re going to Edo 2021 with our best – Lagos Sports Commission

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafaar, says the team going for the 20th edition of National Sports Festival (NSF) in Edo will be based on the merit and not numbers. Gafaar stated this in a statement issued on Sunday by the commission’s Director of Public Relations, Mrs Titi Oshodi-Oke, after a zoom meeting Read More…