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‘Why FG needs to reconsider signing African Free Trade Agreement’

‘Why FG needs to reconsider signing African Free Trade Agreement’

Mr Emeka Okereke, Director General, Enugu  Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), has called on the Federal Government to reconsider the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Okereke said this in Abuja when the chamber officials visited the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The visit was to create publicity for […] …

Fashola seeks deportation of foreigners without work permits

To prevent expatriates from picking jobs meant for Nigerians, the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said those working without permits would not only be stopped in the coming days, but also deported. According to him, companies handling contracts for his ministry are being audited for legality. Speaking yesterday at the second […]
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Buhari, other ECOWAS leaders meet in Abuja

Buhari, other ECOWAS leaders meet in Abuja

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and other Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), are currently meeting in Abuja. The 54th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government under the leadership of President Buhari, will consider the 2018 Annual Report of ECOWAS, […]
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EU envoy wants end to gender-based violence in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ketil Karlson, has advocated an end to gender-based violence in Nigeria. He urged relevant stakeholders and authorities to engage in aggressive campaign and measures to put a stop to the menace, stressing that it was committed to ensuring that […]
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Ghana trade crisis: ECOWAS urges Nigerian traders to have confidence in its crisis resolution arrangement

Ghana trade crisis: ECOWAS urges Nigerian traders to have confidence in its crisis resolution arrangement

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 […]
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ECOWAS, INEC, others move for peaceful polls

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP) have launched a mechanism to mitigate violence during the 2019 general elections. Named Electoral Violence Monitoring, Analysis and Mitigation (EMAM) project and commissioned at INEC headquarters in Abuja, the move is to facilitate and […] …

2019: ECOWAS pledges financial support to INEC

2019: ECOWAS pledges financial support to INEC

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has promised to give financial and every other form of support to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 general elections. ECOWAS Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, Gen. Francis Behanzin, who led a delegation of the sub-regional body on a […]
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Buhari sends special envoy to Mali over crisis

Buhari sends special envoy to Mali over crisis

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a special envoy to Mali over the political developments in the country. A statement by Sarah Sanda, media aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said the delegation […]
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Flood victims get EU N400m support

Flood victims get EU N400m support

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The European Union (EU), on Friday, announced that it has supported flood disaster victims with over one million Euros in Nigeria. Head of EU Delegation to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States  (ECOWAS), Ketil Karlsen, made the disclosure  during a media briefing, in Abuja, in company with the Director […]
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ECOWAS launches 50m entrepreneurs platforms for women

ECOWAS launches 50m entrepreneurs platforms for women

Nkechi Chima, Abuja The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has revealed plans to assist over 50 million Women in entrepreneurship. ECOWAS Commissioner on Social Affairs and Gender, Siga Fatima Jagne, who stated this, in Abuja, disclosed that the project, which is tagged ’50 million Women Speak Platform’, will be in collaboration with the […]
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