Tag: ECOWAS

Mali Crisis: Again, Buhari, ECOWAS leaders attend extra-ordinary virtual meeting

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday joined other sub-regional leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in an extra-ordinary virtual meeting to mitigate ... Read More

Buhari Commends Renewed Vigour by ECOWAS to Combat Terrorism

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, commended the renewed vigour by ECOWAS member countries to mobilise their own resources to combat terrorism. ... Read More

Combating Terrorism Tops Agenda as ECOWAS Ministers meet

Henry Solomon- December 18, 2019

Financing action plans to combat terrorism ravaging ECOWAS Member States has been listed as top agenda among other matters to be discussed during the 83rd Ordinary ... Read More

ECOWAS Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s $800m suit against Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 13, 2019

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a suit brought by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, alleging torture, ... Read More

NIS to commence e-registration of immigrants

Abdul Jimoh- November 25, 2019

Mr David Ringshum, the Comptroller, Imo Command of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),  has advised irregular migrants to register during the oncoming Migrant e-Registration scheduled to ... Read More

ECOWAS to promote regional development through tourism

admin- May 30, 2019

ECOWAS says it is set to implement its Regional Tourism Policy that would ensure viable tourism development and enhance the overall economic growth in the ... Read More

Buhari salutes ECOWAS leaders for promoting peace, development

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 22, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for their efforts in promoting peace, stability, and development ... Read More

FG Assures ECOWAS, UN of Credible 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- December 13, 2018

The Federal Government has assured the economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the UN election monitoring team of credible elections in 2019. The ... Read More

FG Approves Reduction in JAMB, NECO, Basic Exams’ Fees

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2018

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the downward review of the examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior ... Read More

Nigerian traders hail Buhari, ECOWAS for reopening shops in Ghana

admin- November 9, 2018

Nigerian traders hail Buhari, ECOWAS for reopening shops in Ghana The Nigerian Union of Traders Association Ghana (NUTAG), has commended President Mohammadu Buhari-led government, ECOWAS, ... Read More

Why we want to join ECOWAS– Morocco

admin- October 19, 2018

Mr Mustapha El Khalfi, the Spokesman for the Moroccan government and Parliament, says the country’s interest in joining ECOWAS stems from its desire to build ... Read More

Nigeria Geared Up to Eradicate Discrimination Against Women – Diplomat

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2018

Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of ... Read More

ECOWAS, ECCAS Pledge To Prevent Conflict, Promote Peace, Stability

Abdul Jimoh- August 1, 2018

ECOWAS and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) have pledged their commitment to cooperate in conflict prevention, promotion of peace and stability in ... Read More

ECOWAS committed to 60% access to electricity by 2020

inno.korie- June 27, 2018

ECOWAS says it is committed to enhancing access to electricity in the sub-region by 60 per cent in line with the set target of 2020. ... Read More

ECOWAS, Israel agree on $1b renewable project

admin- June 26, 2018

ECOWAS has signed a deal with an Israel-based company, Gigawatt Global, to build renewable projects worth one billion dollars in the sub-region. The West African ... Read More

ECOWAS calls for collaboration on regional peace, security

admin- May 16, 2018

Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament Moustapha Cisse Lo (Middle) with President of the ECOWAS Commission Jean Claude Brou (Right) at the ongoing First Ordinary Session ... Read More

EU unveils trade activities with Nigeria

admin- May 3, 2018

European Union EU The trade volume between Nigeria and European Union (EU) reached 25.3 billion euros in 2017, Head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ... Read More

Only Proper Accountability Will Secure The Future Of Our Youths – President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- April 5, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the insistence on probity, transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors is to secure the future ... Read More

NAF Airlifts Nigerian Army, Navy Troops To Support ECOWAS Mission In Gambia

Abdul Jimoh- March 26, 2018

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it had airlifted Nigerian Army (NA) and Nigerian Navy (NN) contingents to the Gambia in pursuance of the ongoing ... Read More

ECOWAS Commission calls for peaceful run-off poll in Sierra Leone

inno.korie- March 24, 2018

The President of ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Brou, has called for the peaceful and successful completion of the Sierra Leone presidential run-off election scheduled for March ... Read More