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Guinea-Bissau premier resigns in bid to end political crisis

Guinea-Bissau's Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embalo has submitted his resignation to the president, in a bid to end a two-year political crisis in the poor west African nation.

Soldiers arrested for trying to kill army chief

Six soldiers were arrested in mid-December for an attempt on the life of Guinea-Bissau's army chief, AFP learned Monday from a military court source.

ECOWAS urges Togo to have an ”inclusive dialogue” on political crisis

West African leaders have called on Togolese political actors to hold an “inclusive dialogue” as soon as Togolese again hit the streets of Lome on Saturday to protest President Gnassingbe’s regime.

More protests in Togo as president chairs Ecowas summit

Protesters again took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to demonstrate against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, who was in Nigeria chairing a summit of West African leaders.

President Buhari challenges ECOWAS leaders to boost economies to avert migration

President Muhammadu Buhari saturday in Abuja challenged his colleagues and heads of governments in West Africa to drive aggressive economic growth and save the lives of youths who constantly perish in search of greener pasture in Europe.

Ecowas threatens Guinea-Bissau sanctions as crisis drags

West African leaders on Saturday threatened to slap Guinea-Bissau with sanctions unless the country's grinding political crisis was resolved within two months.

ECOWAS mission to Guinea Bissau costs $101.73m

ECOWAS said that it spent more than 101.73 million dollars from May 2012 to Nov. 2017 on its mission in Guinea Bissau.

President Buhari tasks ECOWAS leaders on human trafficking

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government to take urgent action to stop illegal migration from the West African sub region.

President Buhari declares ECOWAS Summit open in Abuja

The 52nd ECOWAS Summit has on Saturday been declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory.

ECOWAS discuss Morocco’s membership as summit opens in Abuja

The 52nd ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit opened in Abuja on Saturday as leaders discuss Morocco’s membership of the bloc and the security situation in Guinea Bissau.

Many stranded blacks in Libya claiming to be Nigerians – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday raised the alarm about hundreds of stranded black Africans in Libya, whom he said were claiming to be Nigerians, thus, making the evacuation of genuine Nigerians tasking.

President Buhari meets heads of ECOWAS, AU Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday met with the President of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and Chairperson of the African Union Commission, at State House, Abuja.

We need our troops back home – President Buhari tells Guinea Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday expressed the hope that authorities of Guinea Bissau will accept a constitutional way of resolving the crisis in the country.

Why Nigerian victims of slavery cannot sue Libya

In the past twenty years, our law office has been inundated with complaints from Nigerians who were brutalized in some African countries. Some of the complaints pertain to the barbaric killing of 18 Nigerian during an armed invasion of the Nigerian Embassy in Guinea Bissau on October 8, 2013.

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