Twitter Ban: 5 NGOs, 4 Journalists Sue FG at ECOWAS Court

Five non-governmental organizations and four journalists have filed a suit against the Federal Government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja asking it to declare the indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria a violation of their human rights under international law, order the Government to immediately rescind the suspension order, and compensate them […]


ECOWAS Endorses Adesina For Second Term As President, African Development Bank

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) endorses Adesina for second term as President of the African Development Bank Adesina is a renowned development economist and the first Nigerian to serve as President of the Bank Group The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President […]

SEC, NSE Meeting With Stakeholders To Validate West Africa Securities Regulatory Agency, Others

Photo Caption: From Left–Director General, West African Monetary Institute Ghana, Dr Ngozi Egbuna, Commissioner, Industry and Private Sector Promotion ECOWAS Commission Mr Mamado Traore, Acting Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission Ms Mary Uduk and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange Mr Oscar Onyema during the Experts Meeting to Validate West Africa Securities Regulatory Agency […]


Social, Economic Inclusion Is Solution To Boko Haram–UNHCR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative to Nigeria and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Antonio Jose Canhandula, has said the problems of Boko Haram and insecurity in Nigeria are best tackled with increased social and economic inclusion of citizens by the Nigerian government. The UN scribe, in an exclusive interview […]

Election Update 2019: Exercise Restraint, UN, AU, ECOWAS Tell Parties

The United Nations, African Union and ECOWAS have urged political parties to exercise restraint as the Independent National Electoral Commission announces the results of the presidential and National Assembly elections. In a statement by the international bodies made available on Tuesday by the ECOWAS Commission, they also urged candidates to continue to exercise patience for […]


ECOWAS 2020 Single Currency Target Not Realistic, Says Analyst

Former Chief Economist/Group Head, Research & Economic Intelligence Group a Zenith Bank Plc, Marcel Okeke has said the plan by Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to achieve single currency for the region by 2020 is no longer realistic. He spoke at the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN) 2018 Economic Review and 2019 […]

Meeting Of ECOWAS SEC And Securities And Exchange Commission In Abuja

Photo Caption: From Left: Director General, Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission Rev Daniel Tetteh, Director General Nigeria SEC Ms Mary Uduk, Commissioner, Industry and Private Sector Promotion, ECOWAS Mr Mamadou Traore and Secretary General CREPMF Mr Mony Soumahoro during a Meeting of Ecowas and West African Securities Regulatory Authorities (WASRA) in Abuja yesterday Advertisement