UNESCO, ECOWAS sign MoU on strategic work plan amid COVID-19 pandemic
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), regional office and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have signed a memorandum of understanding on response to COVID-19 in West African countries.
ECOWAS begins deliberation to advance integration in the region
The ECOWAS Administration and Finance Committee (AFC) has embarked on a four days virtual meeting with a focus on the mid-year budgetary review, appropriations and endorsements
Why refined products standard is critical to Africa
A move by the African Refiners & Distributors Association (ARA), and the African Union (AU), to ensure a common standard for the importation and refining of petroleum products
FG attributes rising COVID-19 deaths to self-deception
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 yesterday attributed the rising COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria to denial and delay in seeking help.
ECOWAS calls for strengthened capacity to stem COVID-19
The Heads of National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFCs) in Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member states have called for the strengthened capacity to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, by facilitating the movement of required essential goods in the region.
Nigeria gets 2021 deadline to stop dirty fuel imports
The Federal Government may have up till 2021 to stop the importation of dirty fuel into the country.The indication came on the heels of a recent report by international resource watchdog, Stakeholders Democracy Network (SDN), which claimed that samples of petrol from illegal refineries in the Niger Delta....
UNESCO summit on illicit trafficking of cultural property holds June 26
The United Nations Educational Scientific Organisation (UNESCO) has concluded arrangements for its conference on ‘Combating Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property during COVID-19 Crisis
ECOWAS President endorses Okonjo-Iweala for DG, WTO
The ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government has endorsed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from 2021 to 2025.