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CDS urges synergy among ECOWAS member states to combat terrorism

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has called for synergy between the Economic Community of West African States member states, to combat terrorism. Olonisakin said this during the 39th Ordinary Meeting of the Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff held at ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja. He said that there

ECOWAS to establish migration academy in Nigeria

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, on Saturday said ECOWAS would set up a Migration Academy in Tugga, Kebbi State, to train immigration officers in the sub-region. Babandede disclosed this in Kano on Saturday at the Passing out Parade of 396 cadets of the 44th Superintendent Basic Course

Trans-border Crimes: IGP Adamu to host ECOWAS Police chiefs in Abuja

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu will be hosting West African Police and Security Chiefs  under the auspices of The West African Police Chiefs Committee (WAPCCO) in Abuja. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba announced this in a Statement on Monday. Mba explained that the aim of the

ECOWAS urges Buhari, Atiku, others to accept results in good faith

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Election Observation Mission has called on candidates who contested in the presidential and National Assembly elections to accept the results in good faith. The mission gave the advice in its preliminary report signed by its Head, Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on Monday. She said “In

African Soldiers with political ambitions should resign says Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the era of military regime was over in Africa and any military officer harbouring political ambitions should resign. Buhari who was reacting to the failed military coup in Gabon maintained that democracy had come to stay while urging soldiers to face their constitutional role

2019: WANEP, AU launches Online National Early Warning System Platform 

Senator Iroegbu The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP), as part of measures to prevent violence and other threats to the 2019 General Elections, has launched the Online National Early Warning System (NEWS) Platform and the ArcGIS 360 mobile application. This was done with the support of the African Union (AU) and Economic