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April 14, 2018 11:14 AM Osinbajo jets out of Nigeria

Laolu Akande, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity made the announcement in a statement Saturday morning. He said Osinbajo is representing Nigeria at an emergency meeting of leaders of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, holding in Lome, the capital city of Togo. “ECOWAS leaders will receive a report on the situation 21

April 11, 2018 4:45 PM Why ECOWAS must reject Morocco – Falana

Ace lawyer and rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, has called the member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to reject request by Morocco to join the body. Falana said this today in a paper entitled “Deploying the ECOWAS legal architecture for addressing impunity in West African sub region”, he presented at the multi-stakeholders 31

February 23, 2018 11:37 AM ECOWAS reveals time-frame for roll out of common currency

Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated that the implementation of common currency for ECOWAS member states cannot be rescheduled beyond 2020. Speaking at the fifth meeting of the Presidential Task Force on the ECOWAS single currency programme in Accra, Akufo Addo maintained that the single currency is strongly tied to the economic well-being 27

February 15, 2018 9:31 AM JUST IN: Prof. Ukwu, ex-Education Commissioner in East Central State is dead

Prof. Ukwu I. Ukwu, Education Commissioner in the defunct East Central State is dead. Ukwu, an economist and former Executive Director, Centre for Development Research, Management and Training, died in an Enugu hospital on Feb. 12 at the age of 84, after a brief illness. The wife of the deceased, Comfort, confirmed the demise of the educationist on Thursday 19

February 14, 2018 9:20 AM Nnamdi Kanu’s Hearing Adjourned Again

The hearing into the fundamental rights suit of the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been adjourned by ECOWAS court again. The suit had not reached hearing stage since it was filed at the court. Recall that it was filed in March 2016 and now has been adjourned till May 30. It was adjourned in November 2017, after 20

December 16, 2017 3:13 PM Buhari in closed door session with ECOWAS leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with heads of state and government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The closed door session of the 52nd Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS began at about 11:00am. Present at the session are 14 Heads of State 43

November 22, 2017 8:48 AM ECOWAS Summit Holds In Abuja December — OsunDefender

Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, will host the next meeting of the Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on December 16, 2017. This was revealed by the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, on Tuesday after he held a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Presidential Villa. Briefing reporters 27

November 2, 2017 10:36 AM Metuh’s trial: Court rejects Jonathan’s N1bn request, as Dasuki pleads memory loss

ABUJA – Former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, failed to persuade the Federal High Court in Abuja to set-aside the subpoena issued to compel him to testify as a witness in the ongoing trial of erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh. The high court, in a ruling delivered by trial Justice 28

November 2, 2017 5:42 AM Dasuki claims memory loss, courts insists Jonathan must appear

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday struck out an application by former President Goodluck Jonathan seeking an order setting aside the subpoena issued on him to appear in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh. The court, presided over by Justice Okon Abang, also dismissed an application 24

November 1, 2017 6:07 PM Dasuki speaks on money given to Metuh

A former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, rtd, on Wednesday told the Federal High Court in Abuja that he could no longer remember the details of the N400m he gave to a former National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, in 2014. This is the first time the ex-NSA would be physically questioned about his alleged diversion of funds 24