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ECOWAS Court Strikes Out Suit On Niger Sanctions

ECOWAS Court Strikes Out Suit On Niger Sanctions

On Thursday, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) struck out a suit by Incorporated Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa (EMA) and Prof. Bola Akinterinwa on the sanction imposed…

Mali Breaks Silence, Says ECOWAS Exit Irreversible

Mali Breaks Silence, Says ECOWAS Exit Irreversible

Amid the reconciliatory efforts, the Foreign Minister of Mail, Abdoulaye Diop has maintained that the exit of his country, Burkina Faso and Niger Republic, from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is irreversible.…

Court Throws Out Review Judgment On Sacked ECOWAS Commission Staff

Court Throws Out Review Judgment On Sacked ECOWAS Commission Staff

The Economic Community of West African State(ECOWAS) Court of Justice has rejected the request by the ECOWAS Commission and its President to review the judgment that nullified the sack of his staff, Suleiman Mohammad Hussaini.…

Unite To Tackle Economic, Security Challenges – Senator Bassey Tasks ECOWAS Member Nations

Unite To Tackle Economic, Security Challenges – Senator Bassey Tasks ECOWAS Member Nations

Senator Aniekan Bassey, representing the Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District, has urged member nations of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to come together and address the increasing security and economic threats in…

Tinubu Declares Support For Direct Elections Into ECOWAS Parliament

Tinubu Declares Support For Direct Elections Into ECOWAS Parliament

President Bola Tinubu has said he would support a proposal for the direct election of members into the parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Tinubu who stated this on Thursday in…

Nigeria Leads As ECOWAS Members Default On 150 Judgments

Nigeria Leads As ECOWAS Members Default On 150 Judgments

Nigeria and other African countries under the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have failed to obey a total of 150 judgements passed by the bloc Court of Justice. According to Punch, the court’s…

ECOWAS Takes Decision On Single Currency

ECOWAS Takes Decision On Single Currency

The move by the West African Monetary Zones (WAMZ) of the ECOWAS to adopt a single currency across member states has encountered significant hurdles, with the timeline for realization extending further than initially anticipated. The…

Senegal Announces New Date For Presidential Election

Senegal Announces New Date For Presidential Election

Following political unrest and opposition protests in the country, the Senegalese government has officially announced March 24 as the new date for the country’s much-anticipated presidential election. This was contained in a communique issued on Wednesday…

ECOWAS Ministers Meet In Abuja Over Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Withdrawal

ECOWAS Ministers Meet In Abuja Over Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Withdrawal

Following the withdrawal of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger Republic from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Foreign Affairs Ministers of the West African Bloc are currently in Abuja to discuss the development.…

Senegal Election: Falana Urges ECOWAS To Sanction President Sall For Postponing Poll

Senegal Election: Falana Urges ECOWAS To Sanction President Sall For Postponing Poll

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) has urged the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to urgently organise an extraordinary…