News - ECOWAS

ECOWAS Parliament Seeks Credible, Peaceful Elections In Nigeria, Senegal

3 months ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS parliament says elections in Nigeria and Senegal are key to the agenda of the current legislature.

Buhari Receives Guinea-Bissau President

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received President Jose Mario Vaz of Guinea Bissau.

ECOWAS Strengthens Collaboration With US On Risk Management

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, says it is strengthening its collaboration with the United States over risk management in the region through the establishment of the Early Warning Systems.

APU Will Develop Strategies That Will Control Terrorism - Buhari

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the hope that the African Parliamentary Union (APU) will develop strategies that will assist the continent in confronting the menace of terrorism and armed banditry.

Nigeria Has Left That Era In Which Votes Awarded, And The Shortchanged Told To Go To Court - Buhari

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has left that era in which democratic norms are brazenly subverted, with votes awarded to those favoured by the authorities, and the shortchanged told to go to Court if they were not happy.

Nigeria Set Penance For Visa Defaulters

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has introduced a sanction on foreigners who overstay in the country for more than 56 days.

Joint Border Facility: Nigeria To Work Closely With Benin Republic

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has pledged that Nigeria will work closely with the Republic of Benin to ensure the success of the newly inaugurated Seme-Krate joint border post between both countries.

President Buhari To Visit Seme Border On November 23

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit the Seme Border on Tuesday, November 23.Himself and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon will be performing the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry.

ECOWAS Set To Sanction Members For Disobeying Court Judgments

4 months ago /

The Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) on Monday disclosed that plans have been concluded to punish member states that are in the habit of disregarding and disobeying judgments of the ECOWAS court of justice.

EU-Nigeria Trade Hits 25.3BN Euros In 2017

4 months ago /
Nation 

The total trade volume between Nigeria and European Union member states stood at 25.3 billion euros in 2017, that’s an equivalent of about N8.9 trillion.

Nigerian Traders Seek ECOWAS Intervention In Closure Of Their Businesses In Ghana

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian traders want the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS commission to intervene and resolve alledged discriminate closure of businesses belonging †o Nigerians in Ghana.

Nigeria Restates Support For ECOWAS Integration Agenda

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government restated its support for the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS regional integration agenda.

President Buhari Heads To China

5 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday depart for China to participate in the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold September 3 - 4, 2018 in Beijing.

Makarfi Optimistic PDP Will Defeat Buhari In 2019

5 months ago /
Nation 

Former national caretaker committee chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has assured that his party will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.

Ecowas Court Gets New President

5 months ago /

A Ghanaian Judge Edward Asante has been sworn-in as the new president of the Ecowas community court of justice.

Buhari Congratulates Mali's Keita

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on winning the country’s election for a second term in office.

Buhari Commiserates With Ghana Over Death Of Kofi Annan

6 months ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Government and people of Ghana over the passing of Former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan, in the early hours of Saturday 18thAugust, 2018.

UN Scribe Guteres Lauds ECOWAS-ECCAS Joint Summit

6 months ago /
Nation 

The need for Security, stability and the fight against terrorism, violent extremism took center stage at the joint summit of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in lome, togo, last weekend.

Gov. Ayade Raises Alarm Over Maritime Insecurity

6 months ago /
Security 

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade says extremists and armed rebellions from the southern Cameroon have taken over the ceded Bakassi Penisular thereby making Riverine Communities in Cross River State their abode.

Gambia’s Adama Barrow Arrive Nigeria, As Guest Lecturer To Defence College

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Gambian President, Adama Barrow arrived Abuja this afternoon as guest of the National Defence College, Abuja. Adama Barrow is expected to be the guest speaker at the 26th graduation ceremony of the college. According to his press officer, Amie, the president would be expected to dwell on the practice of democracy currently taking root across Africa as well as the role of the military in the growth of democracy in Africa.