ECOWAS, FG to tackle challenge of livestock movement
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Government are spearheading the renewed efforts aimed at tackling the problems associated with transhumance and its attendant security concerns in the sub-region. Transhumance is the movement of livestock from one grazing ground to another in a seasonal cycle, typically to lowlands in winter and highlands…
World Bank supports sub-Sahara Africa with $10b
The World Bank and ECOWAS Commission have concluded a high-level consultation event on Regional Integration, as a possible catalyst to reignite Africa’s economic growth engine.
ECOWAS Youth Council honours varsity teacher
A Pan African regional body, ECOWAS Youth Council (EYC) has honoured the Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Gashua, Prof. Andrew Haruna with an Award of Excellence
OPS explains non-support for Morocco’s application to ECOWAS
Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS), have said the pre-existing Free Trade Agreements (FTA), between Morocco and the European Union (EU), and a host of other issues are the reasons for the lack of support for the country’s application to join the ECOWAS region.
ECOWAS discuss Morocco’s membership as summit opens in Abuja
The 52nd ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit opened in Abuja on Saturday as leaders discuss Morocco’s membership of the bloc and the security situation in Guinea Bissau. Morocco had made its request to be a member of ECOWAS while Tunisia requested to be an observer country. The 51st Ordinary Session held in Monrovia,…
Not all blacks in Libya are Nigerians, Buhari tells AU, ECOWAS commission
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the President of ECOWAS Commission and Chairperson of the African Union Commission at State House, Abuja, during which he emphasised the need for accountability and good neighbourliness in both the sub-region and on the African continent.
NAFDAC to promote herbal medicine, local manufacturers
The Director General of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye has said the agency...
West Africans import $35 million small arms yearly, says UN
The United Nations yesterday reviewed the growing spate of criminal activities in West Africa and declared that $35 million worth of small arms are imported to the sub region yearly.