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Undemocratic power grab in West Africa hurts ECONEC — Mahmood Yakubu

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Chairman of Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has called for support among heads of electoral commissions in West Africa, saying...

Jonathan visits presidential villa after ECOWAS mission

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has made a stop at the State House, Abuja where he is meeting with his successor President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Jonathan...

ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala for WTO DG

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed a former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of Director-General of the...

ECOWAS endorses Akinwumi Adesina for second term as AfDB president

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidacy of the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, for a second term. ECOWAS...

All Africans can come to Nigeria without visa from 2020 –...

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Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, says the Federal Government has approved that all Africans can enter Nigeria without a...

Osinbajo to attend Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit in Niger

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Friday attend an Extraordinary ECOWAS summit in the Republic of Niger. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, who disclosed this in...

ECOWAS Court orders WAPP to pay $280,000 compensation to dismissed staff

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The Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS, has ordered the West African Power Pool (WAPP), a specialised agency of ECOWAS, to pay 280,000 dollars as...

Xenophobia: Ekweremadu takes case to international parliament

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Former Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) holding in Ethiopia, to...

Commonwealth Society boss advocates constant dialogue to promote national growth

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Mr Blackson Bayewumi, Country Director of the Royal Commonwealth Society in Nigeria, has underscored the need for constant dialogue between Nigerian citizens and their...

Buhari sends Onyeama to Guinea Bissau with $500,000 for election

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to undertake an ‘urgent’ mission to Guinea Bissau. Mr Onyeama is to represent the president...