Nigeria wants ECOWAS restructured

President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated for the restructuring of ECOWAS, saying that the organization needed to streamline its management to adjust to current realities. ”A situation where ECOWAS has 23 statutory appointees, of which 13 are Commissioners for this Commission is totally unsustainable”, the president said in his presentation to the virtual 58th Ordinary Session of the Authority... Continue Reading →

You’ll be doing yourselves favour by doing right things – Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, said that the people will be doing themselves a lot of favour when they do the right things in a democracy. Buhari also said that the future of the country lies in the hands of its leaders. Buhari spoke at State House, Abuja, when he played host to The Gambia... Continue Reading →

Nigeria: Govt Begins Automation of Power Network, Completes Mapping of 21 States

The federal government Tuesday launched the Central Data Management System (CDMS), a digital platform of the Nigeria Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) project, which monitors power networks across the country. The project, which is being carried out in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and the German government, the Ministry of Power stressed, had already... Continue Reading →

ECOWAS Endorses AfDB President, Adesina For Second Term In Office

The Economic Community of West African States has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina for a second term in office. The decision was taken at the 56th ordinary sessions of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS held in Abuja on Saturday. “In recognition of the sterling performance... Continue Reading →

ECOWAS Parliament Appeals To Buhari To Reopen Borders

Speaker of the Parliament, Hon. Moustapha Cisse Lo, made the call in a statement at the opening of the 2nd Extra-Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Monrovia, Liberia. He added that the border closure poses a threat to the implementation of the Protocol on the Free Movement of Persons at a time when Africa... Continue Reading →

West African nations adopt single currency; Eco

ECOWAS, the Economic Community for West African States have adopted a single currency named Eco, which it plans to launch by 2020. Eco was adopted on Saturday in Abuja in a meeting of the 15 member-country regional bloc. Discussed for thirty years, this single currency between the 15 countries that make up the ECOWAS –... Continue Reading →

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