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Hassan Bello

Shippers’ Council seeks ECOWAS’ support in trade facilitation

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called for the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in trade facilitation both within the country...

Election: We are looking up to you, ECOWAS tells Nigerians

Election: We are looking up to you, ECOWAS tells Nigerians

As Nigerians prepare to elect the president and members of the 9th National Assembly, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Observation Mission has said...

Comptroller Mohammed Uba

ECOWAS Common Trade:  Seme Customs holds joint sensitization programme

As part of efforts to promote ECOWAS Common Trade Policy with countries in the sub-region, the Seme area command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has embarked on a...

ECOWAS single currency by 2020 a challenge, says Minister 

ECOWAS single currency by 2020 a challenge, says Minister 

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that achieving the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Single Currency by 2020 will be...

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed

Minister says Nigeria supports ECOWAS common tariff, customs union

Nigeria supports a Common External Tariff (CET) and Customs Union within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab...

Seme gets $4.5bn ECOWAS border post

Seme gets $4.5bn ECOWAS border post

The Seme Border Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has said that the newly-commissioned Joint Border Post by the  Economic Community of West African States...

Buhari returns as ECOWAS Chairman after 33 years

Buhari returns as ECOWAS Chairman after 33 years 

By Patience Danjuma   33 years after first serving as Chairman of the ‏Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Muhammadu Buhari was on Tuesday...

Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.)

FG to partner ECOWAS States to establish WAPIS in Nigeria

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau, says the Federal Government will continue to collaborate with ECOWAS-member States by creating an...

FG to enforce ECOWAS free trade protocol

FG to enforce ECOWAS free trade protocol

By Patience Danjuma  The Federal Government is reviewing the enforcement of processes and certifications of foreigners entering Nigeria under the Economic Community of...

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ECOWAS eyes self-sufficiency in rice by 2025

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said it would make self-sufficiency in rice a reality in the sub-region by 2025 through its rice offensive...

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ECOWAS eyes self-sufficiency in rice by 2025

  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said it would make self-sufficiency in rice a reality in the sub-region by 2025 through its rice...

India halts import tariffs hike on U.S. goods

Trade with ECOWAS hit $1bn in 2016 – Morroco

President of the Moroccan House of Representatives, Habib El Malik, has said his country’s trade with the ECOWAS region was $1 billion in 2016 and reinforced its...