News - ECOWAS

Buhari Condemns Gabon Attempted Coup

3 months ago /
Nation 

Following reports of attempted military takeover in Gabon, President Muhammadu Buhari has called for respect for constitutional provisions in the oil-rich west central African nation.

Buhari Lauds ECOWAS Despite Difficulties It’s Facing

3 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says despite the successes recorded by the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS, countries within the Sub region continue to face difficulties in the areas of economy, governance, peace, security and humanitarian efforts.

Nigeria Moves Towards Effective Forest Investment Plan

4 months ago /
Nation 

A capacity building forum to empower key players to ensure effective implementation of Nigeria's National Forest Investment Plan has opened in Abuja.

It Has Become Mandatory For Nigeria To Assist The ECOWAS Sub-Region - Muhammadu Buhari

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says in his capacity as President of Nigeria and Chairman of ECOWAS, it has become mandatory for Nigeria to assist the sub-regional body.

ECOWAS Court Restrains NBC On Live Political Broadcasts

4 months ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has restrained the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, from censoring political programmes by broadcasting stations across the country.

CSO Coalition Tasks Nigeria On Implementation Of ECOWAS Protocols

4 months ago /

Nigeria as the giant of Africa must always be seen to be championing the implementation of the objectives of the Economic Community of West African States, Ecowas, with a view to promoting good governance in the sub- region.

U.N Recommends Improved Data Collection To End Statelessness

4 months ago /
International News 

The United Nations commission for refugees has suggested birth documentation, improvement in qualitative and quantitative data to end statelessness across the world.

ECOWAS Court To Deliver Judgments On Rights Violation

4 months ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS community court of justice has fixed 11th December 2018 to deliver judgments in two cases brought by Nigerians alleging violation of their human rights.

ECOWAS Parliament Seeks Credible, Peaceful Elections In Nigeria, Senegal

5 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

5 months ago /
Nation 

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

ECOWAS Strengthens Collaboration With US On Risk Management

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

7 months ago /
Nation 

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