One year on, multibillion naira goods stuck at Seme border
Almost a year after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the closure of Nigeria’s land border with Benin Republic and, by extension, other neighbouring countries, goods by local manufacturers, especially companies registered under the ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme
Nigeria contributed $1.17bn to ECOWAS in 16 years
Nigeria has paid more than 1,177 billion dollars to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as its Community Levy contribution in the last 16 years.
ECOWAS threatens actors in Mali crisis with sanctions
The Extraordinary Session of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government has threatened sanctions against any party...
Mali Crisis: Again, Buhari, ECOWAS leaders attend extra-ordinary virtual meeting
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday joined other sub-regional leaders of the Economic Community of West African States
Buhari considers wider consultation as Jonathan briefs on Mali crisis
President Buhari is to consult with major leaders of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) nations for a lasting solution to the political crisis rocking the Republic of Mali.
Jonathan hail Buhari's efforts to complete legacy projects
Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he briefed President Mohammadu Buhari on the unfolding political development in Mali after which he praised his successor for continuing with the legacy projects of previous administrations. President Buhari had recently named the Warri-Itakpe railway route – the Agbor railway facility and…
Buhari, Jonathan in closed-door meeting
President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a closed-door meeting with former President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Jonathan arrived at Aso Rock about 11 am and proceeded to President Buhari's office. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), had recently appointed the Nigerian former President to head the political reconciliation in Mali…
COVID-19: Nigeria seeks India collaboration on production of vaccine
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said this in Abuja at the handling over ceremony of medicines donated by Indian Government to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to aid the fight against COVID-19.
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.