Germany seeks stronger ties with Nigeria, holds business forum June 20
German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria yesterday said the seventh edition of the German-Nigerian Business Forum (GNBF) would highlight bilateral trade relations between both countries.
Guinea’s electoral commission seeks support for hitch free polls
A delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) has begun talks with the leadership of Guinea’s Electoral Commission (GEC), with a view to strengthening the capacity of its electoral body towards the conduct of hitch free elections.
Nigeria’s trade hits N7.2tr in Q1 on rising exports
The total value of Nigeria’s trade in goods amounted to N7.21 trillion at the end of the first Quarter of 2018, representing a growth of N1.18 trillion or 19.74 per cent from the N6.02 trillion recorded in the last quarter of 2017, following a rise in crude oil production and non-oil exports.
Kachikwu, ECOWAS ministers seek solutions to energy security in West Africa
Energy Ministers and other stakeholders in the West African region yesterday in Abuja called for necessary actions that would address inherent challenges in gas supply across the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to facilitate sustainable development in the sub-region. The experts, who discussed the need for ECOWAS, especially the countries that are served…
Reports of violence, intimidation by political parties unsettle EU, UK, U.S.
The European Union (EU), United kingdom (UK) and the United States (USA) have expressed concern over recent reports of violence, intimidation and corruption, both within political parties and between parties in the country.
NNPC to begin retail of petrol across West Africa
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would begin retailing of petroleum products across markets in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the next two years.
ECOWAS countries plan single power grid in 2019
The West African Power Pool (WAPP) has disclosed plans to connect to a single power grid by 2019.
Nigeria to partner ECOWAS for safer West Africa, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday pledged Nigeria’s continued partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in checking criminal activities and ensuring stability within the sub-region.
ECOWAS, Afrigist collaborate on use of technology to monitor 2019 elections
As Nigeria’s 2019 election approaches, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Regional Workshop on Digital Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing For Improved Governance (AFRIGIST) has concluded arrangements to deploy scientific technology tool called, ‘’Handset Situation Room,’’ to ensure a free, fair, credible polls at all levels.. The tool, used by advanced…