New ECOWAS Abuja headquarter’s project throws up consultancy jobs
Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a $31.6 million grant with the Government of China for the development of the proposed new Commission of the Economic Community of West African States
ECOWAS commends Nigeria, Senegal for successful elections
Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Mustapha Cisse Lo, has congratulated Nigeria and Senegal for conducting successful elections.Lo congratulated the two countries at the opening of the extra-ordinary session of the ECOWAS ....
Judges, staff of ECOWAS court discuss humanitarian law in two-day workshop
Community Court of Justice (CCJ) and staff of ECOWAS court in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Wednesday, 6th March 2019 began a two-day training workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Abuja. IHL is also called the law of war or the law of armed conflict. The workshop is…
ECOWAS court rules in favour of Agatu over 2016 killings
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice has ordered Nigeria to investigate the 2016 mass killings and destruction of property in Agatu Community of Benue State.
UN, AU, ECOWAS urge calm until INEC releases full results
The United Nations (UN), African Union (AU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have urged Nigerians to remain calm until the final results of the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections are announced.
PDP rejects INEC’s poll results as Buhari leads
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rejected the results of the presidential election collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja yesterday .
Sirleaf leads ECOWAS election observers in FCT
The Head of ECOWAS Election Observer Mission to Nigeria, Madam Ellen Jonhson Sirleaf, is leading a delegation of ECOWAS election monitors to some polling centres in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sirleaf led her team to the Durumi II Primary School polling centre with eight voting…
Fashola seeks deportation of foreigners without work permits
To prevent expatriates from picking jobs meant for Nigerians, the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said those working without permits would not only be stopped in the coming days, but also deported. According to him, companies handling contracts for his ministry are being audited for legality. Speaking yesterday at the second…
Buhari, Atiku, others sign final peace accord
At the prompting of former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, frontline presidential candidates in the Saturday election, President Muhammadu Buhari...
Harmonising medicines’ regulation in West Africa
The West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have reiterated their commitment to promote health through improved integration as well as harmonised medicine registration in West Africa. They made the commitment at the just concluded 5th Steering Committee…