Nigeria emerges Chair of ECOWAS Group at UN…

NAN Nigeria has emerged the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Group at the United Nations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria replaced the Republic of Togo as chairman of the 15-nation sub-regional group. The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Amb. Tijjani Bande, took over from his…

No crisis’ll stop elections –Lasun…

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, has said nothing can stop next year’s general elections in the country.  Lasun said this yesterday, in Abuja, during the opening of the Second Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament. Reacting to fears that elections may not…

ECOWAS must take the initiative to resolve Cameroon crisis –...

“Until injustice and lopsidedness in national affairs in Cameroon is property addressed… we will continue to have incidence like this.” Emma Emeozor Certainly, the kidnapping of 79 Cameroonian students by gunmen last week was a veiled message to the government that the Ambazonian separatists are indefatigable in their demand for autonomy and would make all…

Saraki canvases continental synergy against terrorism…

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has canvased collective effort and united front by African countries to achieve desired outcome in the fight against terrorism. Stressing that collaborative efforts are essential to the campaign, Saraki urged African countries to be supportive of one another by sharing ideas and mechanisms for overcoming the hydra headed…

Nigerian traders hail Buhari, ECOWAS for reopening shops in Ghana…

The Nigerian Union of Traders Association Ghana (NUTAG), has commended President Mohammadu Buhari-led government, ECOWAS, Ghanaian authority and others for their intervention in the reopening of Nigerians shops in Ghana. Continue reading Nigerian traders hail Buhari, ECOWAS for reopening shops in Ghana at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

Ghana trade crisis: ECOWAS urges Nigerian traders to have confidence...

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Vice President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Finda Koroma, has called on the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANT) to have confidence in the ability of the Commission to handle disputes among member states and community citizens in line with ECOWAS protocols and utmost neutrality. The ECOWAS…

Guinea Bissau postpones legislative elections…

The elections will now hold sometime in December. The post Guinea Bissau postpones legislative elections appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

2019: INEC removes over 300,000 names from voter register…

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this when he received a delegation of ECOWAS Pre-Election Fact Finding Mission, led by the Chairman of Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission, Mohamed Conteh, on Monday in Abuja. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

2019 Elections: WANEP launches EMAM to monitor electoral risks…

West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) on Tuesday launched its Election Monitoring, Analysis and Mitigation (EMAM) project in partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) in Abuja. In his remark, the Executive Director for WANEP, Dr. Chukwuemeka Eze, said: “A few years ago, politics and elections…