Tag: ECOWAS

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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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July 12, 2013

Insecurity: 300 illegal immigrants arrested in Edo

Up to 300 illegal immigrants were arrested in Edo state recently. On Thursday, the Controller of Immigration in the state, ...

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January 23, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian troops and the Malian crisis: The issues to consider

by Theophilus Ilevbare Actually, Nigeria does not share its border with Mali. In-between there is Burkina Faso, Niger republic and ...

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January 3, 2013

Nigeria’s N600 million debt at the UN ‘threatens’ our status and influence with the global body

Nigeria is owing the United Nations (UN) a grand total assessed contribution of $3,847,723 (about N600 billion). Seen as debts ...

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December 16, 2012

Keep Obasanjo away from elections – Civil society groups write ECOWAS

by Hauwa Gambo Former president Olusegun Obasanjo manages to ruffle feathers anywhere he goes – and civil society groups across ...

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December 11, 2012

WATCH: Hilarious video of former president Olusegun Obasanjo dancing Gangnam Style in Ghana

by Isi Esene At his age president Olusegun Obasanjo sure knows how to enjoy himself. The former president was his ...

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December 9, 2012

“Don’t call me General Obasanjo unless you’re my opponent,” OBJ tells Ghanaian journalist

Nigeria’s former President and military Head of State, Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday, felt embarrassed at being referred to as General Obasanjo ...

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May 22, 2012

Malian President hospitalised after severe beating from protesters

by Stanley Azuakola Diancounda Traore, the Malian interim president was hospitalised yesterday after protesters burst into his office and beat him ...

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May 15, 2012

Love thy neighbour: Nigeria set to deploy troops to Guinea-Bissau

by Lekan Olanrewaju In a move that will serve to yet again underscore just how great a neighbour Nigeria is, the ...

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