Mild drama at ECOWAS session in The Gambia over two-term limit for heads of state
The opening of the extraordinary session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament experienced a moment of rowdiness as the Speaker, Moustapha Cissé-Lo read his speech in the Banjul venue of the session.
Group seeks right protection for physically challenged lawyers
The Association of Lawyers with Disabilities in Nigeria (ALDIN), has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) community court of justice and the National Industrial Court
Barrow seeks implementation of ECOWAS protocols for regional integration
President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has stressed the need for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member-states to put sharper focus on the implementation of ECOWAS protocols to achieve greater regional integration.
Currency issues least of ECOWAS integration process, says LCCI
Citing the need to address key fundamental issues and non-tariff barriers affecting regional trade among Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member countries...
African common market: Some threats from within
The Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning in Nigeria on December 30, 2019 issued a press release, saying: “Nigeria has received the news of the change of name of the UEMOA Currency...
ECO: Designed for integration, dogged by mutual suspicion
The announcement of the takeoff of ECOWAS Currency, ECO, would have inspired mutual applause and unreserved general commendations.
Nigeria not ready for implementation of Eco Single Currency in 2020 – Onyeama
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says Nigeria is not yet ready for the implementation of the ECOWAS Single Currency, “Eco,” in 2020.
Border closure exposed huge revenue loss through illegal exports, says senator
Senator Adelere Oriolowo (Osun West) has said that the closure of the country’s land borders exposed the huge revenue lost through illegal export to West African countries.
Why Eco is a joke, not in Nigeria’s interest, by experts
Economic experts have cautioned Nigerians holding the bated breath and anxiously waiting for the much-hyped Eco currency implementation this year 2020