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Hardship: Gowon Urges ECOWAS To Lift Sanctions On Mali, B’Faso, Niger

Hardship: Gowon Urges ECOWAS To Lift Sanctions On Mali, B’Faso, Niger

General Yakubu Gowon, a former Head of State and one of the ECOWAS’ founding fathers has urged the regional bloc to withdraw the sanctions placed against Mali, Burkina Faso, and the Niger Republic. Gowon made…

Hardship: Idris Reacts, Says Nigeria Will Remain Giant Of African

Hardship: Idris Reacts, Says Nigeria Will Remain Giant Of African

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, reacted to those prophesying Nigeria’s collapse, declaring that “Nigeria will not fall” because it remained the giant of Africa. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris who spoke…

We’re Open To Talks With Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger – Tinubu

We’re Open To Talks With Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu on Saturday said despite recent coups in Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea and their decision to exit the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Nigeria is still willing to have talks…

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…

FG Renews Suspension Of Flights To Niger Republic

FG Renews Suspension Of Flights To Niger Republic

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday renewed the suspension of commercial flights from Niger Republic to Nigeria and from Nigeria to the nation’s northern neighbouring country. New Telegraph reports that this was part of…

Again, Senegal Postpones Presidential Election To December

Again, Senegal Postpones Presidential Election To December

Senegal has announced the postponement of its anticipated presidential election from February 25, 2024. to December 15. The development followed Senegal’s parliament vote in support of the postponement on Monday, February 5. It would be…

ECOWAS: Niger Warns Nigeria Against Jeopardising Enduring Fraternity Bonds

ECOWAS: Niger Warns Nigeria Against Jeopardising Enduring Fraternity Bonds

The Nigerian Government has received a stern warning from the Niger Republic for violating its sovereignty and jeopardising the friendly relations between the two nations. Speaking in a joint statement issued on January 28, Burkina…

Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Announce Exit From ECOWAS

Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Announce Exit From ECOWAS

The West African nations of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso have announced their exit from the regional bloc of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which has been pressing them to return to…

Ex-Sierra Leone President, Koroma Heads For Nigeria On Asylum After Treason Charges

Ex-Sierra Leone President, Koroma Heads For Nigeria On Asylum After Treason Charges

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) plan to relocate former Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma to Nigeria has stirred controversy. New Telegraph recalled that gunmen had last November broken into a military armoury…