Tag: ECOWAS

5 NGOs, 4 Journalists Sue Federal Government at ECOWAS Court Over Twitter Ban

Five non-governmental organizations and four journalists have filed a suit against the Federal Government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja asking it to declare the indefinite suspension…

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Nigerian, Ghanaian Officials Hold Talks to End Diplomatic Spat

Nigeria and Ghana yesterday began talks to cement cracks in their bilateral relations owing to the diplomatic crisis between them arising from the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians in Ghana. Senior…

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Ghana’s $1m trade levy on foreign traders

Hostility towards Nigerians is becoming a recurring theme in Ghana’s economic playbook. Shops belonging to foreign nationals, who are largely Nigerians, have been closed by the local authorities and the…

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Time to Tell Ghana to Stop Harassing Nigerians

BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, please permit to offer a quick apology. I had planned to conclude Chief Bode Akindele’s serialised tributes this week, but man proposes, and God disposes.…

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ECOWAS Demands 12-month Interim Govt in Mali, restoration of full constitutional government

  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has demanded the installation of an interim government in Mali to be headed by a civilian or retired military officer for…

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Nigerian traders in Ghana: Caught between a rock and a hard place

This is not the best of times for Nigerian traders in Ghana whose businesses are facing existential threats following the insistence of the authorities in that country that they must…

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In 2-Day ECOWAS Workshop, Nigeria,Ghana thrash out trade dispute

The Federal Government on Thursday said the current trade dispute between Nigeria and Ghana was part of issues being addressed at the two-day National Consultation Workshop on ECOWAS Post-2020 Vision…

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After Six Months Ghana reopens 600 Nigerian shops

The Ghanaian government has reopened 600 shops belonging to Nigerian traders in Ghana six months after they were locked up. The shops had been under lock and key since last…

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See Full Text of Olusegun Obasanjo’s Letter to Former African Presidents on Adesina

I hope that you are keeping well in the midst of the current COVID 19 pandemic that we are all going through in Africa and all over the world. I…

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‘I Maintain My Innocence’ AfDB Chief, Adesina Hits Back Over Graft Accusations

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, hit back on Wednesday at accusations of corruption and vowed to continue working. In a press statement, Adesina slammed “unprecedented…

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