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Buhari Sets Up Gambia Mediation Team

Buhari Sets Up Gambia Mediation Team

President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a Mediation Support Team to assist him in resolving the political impasse in The Gambia. The MST, headed by foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama will work with the team of the co-mediator, President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana. Both Buhari and Mahama were mandated by the Economic Community of […]

Nigeria, Senegal, Other ECOWAS Members Set To Remove President Yahya Jammeh By Force

Nigeria, Senegal, Other ECOWAS Members Set To Remove President Yahya Jammeh By Force

West Africa’s regional bloc, ECOWAS, has put standby military forces on alert in case Gambian President Yahya Jammeh does not step down when his mandate ends on January 19. The ECOWAS Commission president, Marcel de Souza, said this on Malian TV Thursday night. Mr. Jammeh has vowed to stay in power despite losing a December […]

West Africa Bloc To Take ‘Necessary Actions’ To Uphold Gambia Vote Result

West Africa Bloc To Take ‘Necessary Actions’ To Uphold Gambia Vote Result

The West African regional bloc said on Saturday it would take all necessary actions to uphold the result of a Dec. 1 election in Gambia, where veteran President Yahya Jammeh says he will not step down after losing to Adama Barrow. ECOWAS leaders said in a communique marking the end of a summit in the […]

ECOWAS Parliament To Partner Lagos Lawmakers

ECOWAS Parliament To Partner Lagos Lawmakers

Economic Committee of West Africa States, ECOWAS’s parliament has integrated the Lagos State House of Assembly lawmakers into its programmes with a view to developing the socio-economy of various states and regions of the ECOWAS member countries. This was disclosed when a delegation of the ECOWAS Parliament visited the state House of Assembly after participating […]

ECOWAS To Enshrine Food Standards’ Safety

ECOWAS To Enshrine Food Standards’ Safety

As part of measures to ensure food standards safety and security, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), yesterday disclosed that goods produced in any member country, would henceforth be labeled as made in Africa. This position, which was adopted at a stakeholders’ meting of the sub-region’s products regulatory officers in Abuja, is aimed […]

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