Tag: ECOWAS

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Op-Ed EditorMay 21, 2016

Opinion: Dear Mr President, it’s the economy that really matters

Today, there is this issue that really bothered me and got me thinking so much I already had an article ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 6, 2016

FG to ECOWAS court: ‘Hands off Nnamdi Kanu’s case’

The Federal Government has called on the ECOWAS community court sitting in Abuja to hands off the case brought before ...

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Azubuike AzikweApril 11, 2016

Dasuki claims first victory against FG at ECOWAS court

Retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki, the former National Security Adviser secured a favourable ruling on Monday, at the Economic Community for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 7, 2016

Nnamdi Kanu sues FG for $800m [DETAILS]

Nnamdi Kanu, the incarcerated leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, has filed an $800 million lawsuit against the federal government ...

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Janeth JFebruary 24, 2016

13 Edo state indigenes with fake passports, arrested in Kano (PHOTOS)

The Kano state Police command on Tuesday, announced the arrest of 13 Edo state indigenes in Kano, who were discovered with ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 27, 2015

Opinion: We need a new strategy to effectively fight malaria

by Jibrin Ibrahim Even if everybody in Nigeria uses treated nets of high quality, the mosquitoes will get us on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 23, 2015

ECOWAS gets support from ECCAS to fight Boko Haram

by Laila Ibrahim The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) on Monday met with President Goodluck Jonathan seeking to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

Accept election postponement in good faith – ECOWAS implores stakeholders

by Ranti Joseph The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on stakeholders to respect the decision to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2014

ECOWAS leaders officially launch ‘Common External Tariff’

by Laila Ibrahim   The Economic Community of West of Africa States (ECOWAS) have formally launched the new regional Common ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2014

Security is the issue that GEJ and other ECOWAS leaders will talk about

by Laila Ibrahim On Monday, December 14, President Goodluck Jonathan will host the 46th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls to write Chadian President over Chibok girls

by Kolapo Olapoju After staging a protest to the Chadian Embassy on the 3rd of December, 2014, the Abuja chapter ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 6, 2014

Ebola aid: ECOWAS donates $1.5million to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

by Laila Ibrahim The Extra Ordinary meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of States and ...

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YEditorNovember 5, 2014

West Africa targets 2020 as single currency date, but what’s the point?

by Tunji Andrews A new date has been set for the launch of the single currency for the Economic union ...

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Isime EseneNovember 4, 2014

Big Brother is here: Jonathan heads to Burkina Faso for crisis talks

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan will travel to Ouagadougou tomorrow as a member of the three-man delegation of Heads ...

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Isime EseneOctober 16, 2014

Terrorism: FG reviews Firearms Act, to stop weapons proliferation

by Isi Esene As part of its broader strategy to stop the illicit flow of Small Arms and Light Weapons ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

#Ghana demands recapitalisation of Nigerian owned MSMEs

by Tunji Andrews The Ghanaian Ministry of Trade and Industry has once again moved to force foreign owned medium, small ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

#Ebola: South African woman quarantined in Lagos after showing Ebola symptoms

by Azubuike Azikiwe A female South African national is being held by Nigerian health authorities after showing potential symptoms of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

#Ebola: OAU management say female student tests negative for virus

by Azubuike Azikiwe The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has announced that the female student of the ...

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SolaSeptember 6, 2014

ECOWAS diplomat who took Ebola to PH now in Police custody

by S’ola Filani The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Olubukun Koye who escaped ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

#Ebola: Another person confirmed with EVD in Port Harcourt

by Kolapo Olapoju The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has confirmed that the total number of cases of the ...

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YEditorSeptember 1, 2014

“We need an ECOWAS Health Minister,” CSOs rethink #Ebola

Following the current epidemic of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa, civil society organizations in the region ...

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YWriterAugust 13, 2014

Man who assisted Patrick Sawyer has also died of Ebola in Lagos

by Hauwa Gambo It’s sad news – the world loses another person to Ebola, in Nigeria. Yesterday, the Economic Community ...

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YWriterAugust 12, 2014

The 3rd person has now died of Ebola in Nigeria [DETAILS]

by Hauwa Gambo In more sad news, the third person has now died of Ebola in Nigeria. The Economic Community ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 9, 2014

Hospital expose: Ebola victim, Patrick Sawyer wanted to take the virus to Calabar

by Kolapo Olapoju   Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American man who imported the Ebola virus disease (EVD) to Nigeria, attempted to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 9, 2014

FG places 139 people on Ebola surveillance [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   According to the Federal Government, 139 people have been placed under surveillance following their alleged contact ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

Ebola shocker: Patrick Sawyer was told he had the virus before flying to Nigeria (REPORT)

by David Cyril According to FrontPage Africa, Patrick Sawyer, the Ebola infected Liberian-American who died in Lagos, was alleged to ...

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July 12, 2014

Hit or Miss? This is the President’s outfit everyone’s talking about (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan shelved his trademark dark Niger Delta traditional outfit and the classic black bowler hat ...

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July 9, 2014

Jonathan arrives Ghana for ECOWAS Summit (See Photos)

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived in Accra, the capital of Ghana for the 45th Ordinary session of ECOWAS ...

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February 28, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: The improbable banker and the unlikely President

by Akin Osuntokun I contend that it is absolutely possible to take the whistleblower saga out of the equation and ...

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January 9, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: Why Nigerians should thank Sanusi for the NNPC letter

by Olusegun Adeniyi One, if indeed Sanusi authored the letter, it could mean that his relationship with the president had ...

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