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Abuse of migrants: ECOWAS leaders warn Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

ECOWAS on Wednesday said it would not take lightly the maltreatment of its citizens across countries in Northern Africa.

ECOWAS to spend $29bn on projects in W’Africa

ECOWAS on Wednesday said that it has concluded plans for sub-regional development projects worth 29.66 billion dollars for the period of 2018 to 2022.

AfDB, EU commit $18m to construction of 1,008km Lagos-Abidjan Highway

Souza, who in his remarks, described the presence of Osinbajo at the ministerial committee meeting as a sign of Nigeria’s commitment to the highway project, stated that the project had already attracted $9 million support from the AfDB and $9 million from the EU.

ECOWAS gets $31.6m funding from USAID for projects

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday signed an agreement with ECOWAS to make 31.6 million dollars available for projects development in the sub-region.

Business spending within Africa projected at $3.5trn by 2025 – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has stated that business to business spending within Africa will reach $3.5 trillion by 2025, noting that “African economy are performing better than the global average.”

Togo crisis: ECOWAS urges govt and opposition to dialogue

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has finally spoken on the political crisis in Togo urging the government and opposition to dialogue on necessary constitutional reforms.

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.