Friday, 29th September 2023


21 Sep
Following decades of poor governance, manifest corruption, sit-tight attitude and perceived allegiance to colonial powers by political leaders, many Africans, especially young adults became elated over the wave of military takeover of governments recently.
20 Sep
In a bold response to the unprecedented challenges threatening civic space and democracy in West Africa, over 100 civil society leaders, activists, and development partners recently convened in Lagos State for the inaugural West Africa Civil Society Week (#WACSW23). The conference, organised by the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) in collaboration with the West…
18 Sep
A Port Harcourt-based constitutional lawyer and rights activist, Chief Festus Oguche and 24 other lawyers have jointly dragged the Nigerian government and those of 14 other African nations before the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States, otherwise known as ECOWAS Court. The application No. ECW/CCJ/APP/33/23 and filed on August…
15 Sep
The African continent appears to be in moments of coup ferment. Surprises against the state are not new in these parts. Last July, the military took over in Niger from the elected government of President Mohamed Bazoum ostensibly for ‘army reason.
14 Sep
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has underscored the importance of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Project to regional integration, trade and sustainable development. At the ECOWAS Spatial Development Initiative (SDI) workshop in Lagos to hasten the job, Head, Roads & Railways, ECOWAS Commission, Ashoke Maliki, said the gathering was to identify beneficial projects on the…
13 Sep
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in West Africa have called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to seek alternatives to military action in Niger republic.
13 Sep
The above 16th century quote neatly summarises globalisation. Essentially, the term embraces the economic interdependence of nation states, the universality thereof, underpinned by the rule of law. Its foundational hypothesis rests upon the premise that no matter how powerful...
11 Sep
The Board of the West African Youth Council, a leading regional youth organization within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has appointmented...
11 Sep
United States President, Joe Biden, has lauded President Bola Tinubu for his effort towards preserving the rule of law and democracy in Niger Republic. Tinubu in his capacity as chairman of the Economic Community of West African States...
8 Sep
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has adopted a regional strategy to accelerate the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement in the ECOWAS region and leverage on opportunities for growth and prosperity.
8 Sep
Following the military take over of Gabon and the subsequent naming of General Brice Nguema, as the leader of the junta, experts have raised concern over the ugly trend.
7 Sep
Incidences of coup d’état within the West African subregion have yet again brought a new dimension to the question of democratic stability on the African continent.


6 mins ago
As the United Nations General Assembly High-Level week proceeded last week, the idea of Africa as the next business frontier of the world resounded with glaring ardour. Even the very fact that New York where all of the world’s attention is turned to about this time every year is led by an African American is…
20 mins ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is thrilled to have invited fans to an unforgettable experience at the 2023 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix, following Max Verstappen’s podium win, and ORBR winning the Constructors’ World Championship for the sixth time in the team’s history. As…
20 mins ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is partnering with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to create an inter-college hackathon, empowering young people to develop new AI and crypto models.  Dubbed the “CryptoAI BUILDER Challenge,” this initiative represents a milestone in the partnership between AUS and…
35 mins ago
The Nigerian Navy has arrested six impostors impersonating as Nigerian Navy personnel to engage in fraudulent activities.
47 mins ago
The Delta Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba on Friday affirmed Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Delta.
2 hours ago
Leaders and Elders Forum of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta have commended President Bola Tinubu over subsidy removal palliatives to the state and Nigeria at large. This is contained in a communique jointly signed by the forum’s Chairman, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo, and others at the end of its meeting on Friday in Asaba.…
2 hours ago
The Special Military Taskforce, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, have arrested suspected killers of Na’aman Stephen, a Catholic seminarian. Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that gunmen…
3 hours ago
The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…
3 hours ago
More and more children are contacting criminal gangs in Sweden to offer their services as contract killers, the country's police chief said Friday, after three people were murdered in 24 hours. The Scandinavian country has in recent years been in the grip of a bloody conflict between gangs fighting over arms and drug trafficking. That…
4 hours ago
.Says commission secured 5,473 convictions in less than 2yrs .Inducts 332 Detective Assistant Cadet Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Abdulkarim Ckukkol Friday offered an insight into how the anti-graft agency has managed to erase the odious image of Nigeria as a 419 hub. Chukkol gave the explanation on the occasion of the…