COVID-19: ECOWAS recommends gradual re-opening of regional borders
The ECOWAS Ministerial Coordination Committee on Transport, Logistics and Trade has recommended a harmonised and gradual reopening of land, air and sea borders for restoring cross border economic activities.
Adesina’s AfDB trials: A proxy war?
So much for the African Development Bank (AfDB) headquartered in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The multilateral development bank has been in the news
The Gambari I know
This is not one of those window-dressing pieces that many are used to in this part of the world. It is my humble attempt to call forth some tucked in facets of the persona
AfDB mobilises $22m for COVID-19 fight in Gambia, Mali, Niger
The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved an emergency project in support of three low-income ECOWAS nations – Gambia, Mali and Niger – to boost their health...
ECOWAS Youth Council inducts Falusi as Council's Ambassador
The leadership of West Africa (ECOWAS) Youth Council has decorated Adedayo Falusi, as an Ambassador of the council. This was contained in a statement released to the media
SERAP takes Wike, FG to ECOWAS court over rights violation in Rivers
A human rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has sued Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and the Federal Government over the “brutal crackdown, repression and grave violation and abuse of human rights of Rivers State people.”
Violence, exploitation threatens irregular migrants from Nigeria, says IOM
A recent report by WAKA Well by IOM X, has indicated that irregular migrants from Nigeria and other West African states faces various forms of violence, exploitation and other abuses along the Central Mediterranean route.
COVID-19 ECOWAS’ appointment: PDP advises Buhari to intensify measures
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to use his appointment as the ECOWAS COVID-19 Response Champion to step up actions and measures against spread of the pandemic in Nigeria.