News - ECOWAS

Ecowas Court Gets New President

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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.

Buhari Assumes Ecowas Chairmanship

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been named chairman of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS

Buhari Pushes For Inter-Regional Maritime Security

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is pushing for inter-regional collaboration on maritime security, the fight against terrorism and other crimes through effective border control.

Buhari Leaves For Togo

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja on Sunday for Lome, Republic of Togo, to participate in two high-level meetings.

Buhari To Attend ECOWAS Summit In Togo On Sunday

4 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Sunday for Lome, Republic of Togo, to participate in two high-level meetings.

FCT To Make Safety Of Corps Members Top Priority

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mohammad Bello says government is working hard to make security of corps members in and outside orientation camps a top priority.

ECOWAS To Adopt Regional Product Certification Scheme

4 months ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS commission has begun a two-day meeting in Abuja to adopt the draft documents for the establishment of the ECOWAS regional product certification scheme, eco mark.

Atletico Madrid Edge Arsenal On Penalties

4 months ago /
Sports  

Arsenal left out controversy-hit Mesut Ozil but still impressed before they were edged 3-1 on penalties by Europa League champions Atletico Madrid in a friendly on Thursday.

ECOWAS Seeks ways to Curb Illegal Migration

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, wants countries in the sub-region to mainstream immigration into their national security architecture in order to effectively tackle illegal trans-border movement.

ECOWAS Court Dismisses Suit by Kogi Community on Boundary Dispute

5 months ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS court has dismissed a suit initiated by seven chieftains of Ette Olamaboro local government area of Kogi State against the Nigerian government.

Buhari Endorses ECOWAS/ECCAS Security Summit

5 months ago /
Security 

The proposal for a security summit between members of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and countries in Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) has been lauded by President Muhammadu Buhari.

ECOWAS To Invest $200m In Solar To Boost Electricity

5 months ago /
International News 

ECOWAS is set to enhance sustainable electricity access through solar in 19 countries in West Africa and the Sahel region to promote development in the region.

INEC Chairman Yakubu Woos Youth For 2019 Elections

5 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The chairman of the independent national electoral commission (INEC) prof. Mahmood Yakubu says Nigerian youths have a greater role to play in the 2019 general election, calling on the youths to register and obtain their permanent voters card to participate in the electoral process.  

Nigeria To Begin Voluntary Repatriation Of 91,000 Refugees From Cameroon

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government will begin a voluntary repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerians from Cameroon next month.

World Refugee Day: Nigeria To Begin Voluntary Repatriation Of Refugees From Cameroon

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government will begin a voluntary repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerians from Cameroon next month.