Posts Tagged ‘ECOWAS’

The Eco: Awakening the Sleeping Giant – by Koko Nkanor

by Oluwadamilola Adakoon January 15, 2020
Towards the end of 2019, on the 21st of December, President Alasane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire, President of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) together with President Macron of France declared that eight member countries of ECOWAS would discontinue using the CFA Franc currency and would begin to use the Eco as their […]

UN, AU, ECOWAS urged to monitor Buhari’s activities in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
A human rights lawyer, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola has petitioned the United Nations (UN) over the alleged persistent disobedience to court orders by President MuhammaduBuhari’s government. Ajibola, a former Chairman of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilesa, Osun State branch, in the letter addressed to the UN Secretary-General, urged the international body to put pressure on Buhari […]

ECOWAS-Abuja International Half Marathon Set to Kick off Dec. 14

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 5, 2019
No fewer than 500 international and local athletes will participate in the maiden ECOWAS-Abuja International Half Marathon scheduled to hold on Dec. 14. Mr Francis Njoaguani, Director, ECOWAS Youth and Sports Development Centre, while addressing newsmen in Abuja on preparations, said the event is open to athletes outside West Africa. Njoaguani said the race with […]