ECOWAS

Tinubu jets out to Kenya on Saturday for AU meeting, the third foreign trip since assumption of office

President Bola Tinubu will on Saturday fly to Nairobi, Kenyan capital, to participate in the 5th Mid-Year Coordination Meeting (MYCM) of the African...

Nigeria’s President, Tinubu, Elected ECOWAS Chairman

Newly-elected President Bola Tinubu has been elected the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of...

Just in: Guinea-Bissau President, Embaló, Visits Tinubu In Lagos

The President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, on Saturday paid a visit to President Bola Tinubu in Lagos, the first by any country’s...

At least 648 lawsuits cases filed against FG, agencies to date, says Justice Minister, Malami

No fewer than 648 cases have so far been instituted against President Muhammadu Buhari, the administration and agencies of government from 2015 to...

Humongous crude oil theft, vandalism in Niger Delta: NNPC GCEO, Kyari, leads European Union officials, security agencies on assessment tour

As part of the on-the-spot assessment of the level of success being recorded in the ongoing war against crude oil theft and vandalism...

Coup: ECOWAS eases sanctions on Mali, rejects 36-month transition by Guinea’s military junta

By Paul Ejime   ECOWAS leaders have lifted the controversial economic and financial sanctions imposed in January on Mali following two military coups...

Just in: West African Court orders suspension of sanctions imposed on Mali

Ahead of the ECOWAS Extraordinary summit in Ghana on Friday, a West African Court has ordered the suspension of some punitive sanctions imposed...

Beleaguered Mali Govt moves to end crippling sanctions as ECOWAS urges more action

    By Paul Ejime   The beleaguered military-dominated Interim Government in Mali has set up Dialogue Mechanisms towards ending the ECOWAS and...

Coup attempt: ECOWAS military force to return to Guinea Bissau 

    By Paul Ejime   ECOWAS leaders ended their extraordinary summit in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday, ordering the return of a regional...

BREAKING: Coup: ECOWAS suspends Burkina Faso, dispatches two delegations to dialogue with military govt.

By Paul Ejime The ECOWAS emergency virtual summit ended on Friday with the suspension of Burkina Faso’s membership over Monday’s military coup that...

Mali’s military regime calls ECOWAS bluff, rejects sanctions

  Barely 12 hours after ECOWAS slammed some sanctions on Mali, the Col Assimi Goita-led interim authority has rejected the sanctions, describing them...

Coup: ECOWAS Tightens Noose on Mali Interim Govt. to Return to Constitutional Order

  ECOWAS, the regional bloc, on Sunday announced further sanctions against Mali’s military-dominated interim authority including financial squeeze, border blockage and withdrawal of...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presides over weekly Federal Executive Council Meeting at the State House, Abuja

Just in: Vice-President Osinbajo departs Abuja for ECOWAS summit in Ghana

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has left Abuja for Accra, Ghana to attend the 2nd extraordinary summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads...

Breaking: Twitter: Buhari, Lai Mohammed, others get ECOWAS Court restraining order, slammed for inference with human rights

“FG, its agents restrained from imposing sanctions or doing anything whatsoever to harass, intimidate, arrest or prosecute Twitter and/or any other social media...