Morocco: ECOWAS membership controversy
The kingdom of Morocco left the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) now (AU) about 33 years ago to protest against the admission of Saharaoui Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) into the union.
ECOWAS Court awards N18m against Nigeria in rights suit
The Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has imposed a N18 million fine against the Federal Government in judgment of a case of violation of the fundamental human rights of one Dorothy Njemanze and two other Nigerians.
Violence against children: Nigeria, ECOWAS, adopt protective measures
Nigeria, as well as, other member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has adopted a Strategic Framework for prevention and responces to violence, abuse and exploitation against children in the sub region.
ECOWAS Commission plans $35b investments in Nigeria’s power sector
President of the ECOWAS Commission, Marcel de Souza, has urged international communities, investors and experts in energy sector to give priority to investing in Nigeria’s power sector....
FG to partner ECOWAS countries to fight smuggling,says Osinbajo
The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the Federal Government intended to collaborate with neighbouring countries to curb smuggling in Nigeria.
With CSR conference, we want to encourage, influence policy change, says Onuegbu
Eustace Onuegbu is the president, International Network for Corporate Social Responsibility (INCSR), a non-governmental and non-profit organisation set up with the aim to connect with corporate human rights advocates...
Lawyer faults Morocco, Tunisia bid to join ECOWAS
As a result, he insisted that Morocco couldn’t become a member of the West African Regional Community, except if Resolution CM/Res.464 (XXVI) is revoked or altered by the AU Council of Ministers.
‘How manufacturers can harness opportunities in ECOWAS market’
Considering the challenges of accessing the global markets, Nigerian manufacturers have been tasked on the need to upscale their production to meet domestic and regional markets as part of enhancing their capacities and attracting foreign investments.
UN bodies, Nigeria and arms proliferation
It is worrisome that despite age-long unilateral and multilateral actions against arms proliferations especially around global flashpoints and vulnerable regions in Africa and the Middle East...
ECOWAS moves to harmonise educational system
At the opening of the meeting in Abuja at the weekend, the ECOWAS Commission’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Culture, Prof. Hamidou Boly, said the harmonisation would help to develop the region in various sectors.