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ECOWAS Court Nullifies ECOWAS Commission Staff’s Dismissal

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has nullified the dismissal of Mr Momodu Cham, a former staff of the Commission, saying it breached Article 69 of the ECOWAS staff regulations. Cham had filed the suit following his dismissal from his position…

ECOWAS Single Currency Will Facilitate Free Trade – Prof. Uche Uwaleke

THE President of Capital Market Academics of Nigeria, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, says the ECOWAS single currency if actualiseed, will facilitate free trade within the sub-region. Uwaleke, who is also the Director, Institute of Capital Market at the Nasarawa State University,…

Lekki Tollgate: ECOWAS Court Rules Nigeria Violated Human Rights During #EndSARS Protest

THE Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has ruled that the Federal Republic of Nigeria violated the human rights of Obianuju Catherine Udeh and two others. The ruling, delivered on July 10, 2024,…

ECOWAS Taps Senegal’s Faye To Mediate With Breakaway States

WEST Africa’s regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has tasked Senegal’s President Basirou Diomaye Faye with mediating talks with the three military junta-led states—Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso—that withdrew from the group earlier this year. The…

Gov. Abiodun Congratulates Tinubu on Re-election As ECOWAS Chairman

OGUN State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, said the re-election of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) by his colleagues was an attestation of his sterling leadership qualities as the chairman of…

BREAKING: Tinubu re-elected ECOWAS chairman

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has been re-elected for another one-year tenure as chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of States and Government. Tinubu’s first tenure is to end on Tuesday, July 9, 2024. He was re-elected at the 65th Ordinary…

ECOWAS Court To Hear Land-grabbing Charges Edo Agrarian Communities Filed Against Governor Obaseki

THE Court of Jurisdiction of the Economic Communities of West Africa States (ECOWAS), residing in Abuja, the Nigerian capital city, has set aside, 9th July, 2024 to hear a suit filed by hundreds of Edo agrarian communities, against the government…

Junta Chiefs “turn their backs” On West Africa Bloc

  NIGER’s military leader, speaking alongside the junta chiefs from Mali and Burkina Faso, has said they are “irrevocably” turning their backs on the wider West African bloc, ECOWAS. The three men are meeting together for the first time to…

New ECOWAS Headquartres Hub For Collective Endeavors – Official

THE Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar, says construction of the ECOWAS community institutions’ headquarters will not only stand as symbol of unity but serve as hub for collective endeavors. Tuggar disclosed this at the meeting of Ad-hoc Ministerial Committee…

ECOWAS Court Dismisses NGO’s Claims Of Rights Violations By Nigerian Government

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed the claims of human rights violations brought by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that asked the Court to hold the Federal Republic of Nigeria liable for breaching its international obligation to protect human rights….