Tag archive for ‘ECOWAS’
By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Combating Terrorism Tops Agenda As ECOWAS Ministers Meet

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)Financing action plans to combat terrorism ravaging ECOWAS Member States has been listed as top agenda among other matters to be discussed during the 83rd¬†Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Council More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

FG, ECOWAS, UN Collaborate On Old Persons

The Federal Government is set to work closely with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations for the introduction and implementation of new and existing policies that would improve More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019

ECOWAS Decries Conflicts In Region

The ECOWAS Parliament and Commission on Wednesday raised concerns over the security challenges in the region. It called for collective efforts to restore stability in the region, especially the political crisis More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

FG Gives Conditions For Reopening Land Borders

The Federal government has given conditions that ECOWAS Member States must adhere to before reopening its border, including that the ECOWAS states must respect the Rule of Origin for imports. Mr Geoffrey More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

ECOWAS Parliament Appeals To Nigeria To Reopen Borders

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the implementation of free trade movement within the ECOWAS region. Speaker More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 8th, 2019

ECOWAS Speaker Calls For 30% Women Representation

The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Mr Moustapha Cisse-Lo has called on all member countries to ensure 30 per cent women representation in its ranks. He made the remark during a courtesy visit to the President More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

ECOWAS Commission Urges Laws for Whistle Blower Protection

The ECOWAS Commission on Tuesday urged ECOWAS Parliamentarians to enact laws and take other appropriate measures to protect whistle blowers in the sub-region. Mr Eyesan Okorodudu, Head, Democracy and Good Governance, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

ECOWAS Pledges Support To Credible Elections

The ECOWAS Commission has pledged continued  collaboration with ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) to ensure that elections in West Africa continue to improve. The President of the commission, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

ECOWAS Meets On Fight Against Corruption In The Region

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament is meeting on Tuesday over the status of implementation of the protocol on the fight against corruption in the sub-region. The meeting of the Joint More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, July 18th, 2019

ECOWAS To Resolve Sub-Regional Crisis

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament said that it would find lasting solutions to the humanitarian crisis in Mali and the entire sub-region. The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha More...