Gambia-Gambie: West African leaders meet in Abuja over Gambian crisis

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and other West African leaders continued their discussions on Monday on the political impasse in The Gambia. President Buhari disclosed this to journalists at the end of a closed-door meeting of the leaders in Accra, Ghana, … Read More

MFWA starts project on enhancing citizens’ knowledge on governance

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has started a major project aimed at enhancing citizens’ knowledge and awareness of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) and its relevant protocols and frameworks that mandate member states to be … Read More

Nigeria in no hurry to sign EU economic partnership deal

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Despite persistent persuasion and juicy offers by the European Union (EU), Nigeria is not in a hurry to sign an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European bloc, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, said. … Read More

ECOWAS Community Court gets Jérôme Traoré as new President

Judges of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice have reconstituted the bureau of the Court with the election of Honorable Justice Jérôme Traoré from Burkina Faso as the new President of the Court, Honourable Justice Micah Wilkins Wright from Liberia … Read More

ECOWAS urges international community to respect migrants’ dignity

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed shock at the recent wave of tragedies on the Mediterranean sea that has claimed hundreds of lives. Hundreds of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, especially West Africa, … Read More