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Libya slavery: We’ll not take lightly maltreatment of our citizens, says ECOWAS

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

ECOWAS to increase duties on tobacco, others

ECOWAS to increase duties on tobacco, others 

By Patience Danjuma  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to increase excise duties on tobacco and other unhealthy products to increase revenue...

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Nigeria implements 70% ECOWAS Common External Tariff requirement 

The Nigeria Customs Service says the country has implemented about 70 per cent of the requirements of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). The Comptroller-General of...

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ECOWAS to address impediments to free movement by 2020

By Patience Danjuma  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has resolved to address impediments to free movement of goods and persons in the sub-region....

ECOWAS, WTO urge more trade, investment for economic growth

ECOWAS, WTO urge more trade, investment for economic growth

Nigeria, along with other member nations of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS and affiliates and partners of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, on...

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Buhari kicks against hasty ECOWAS single currency

By Jite Eriabie  President Muhamadu Buhari has urged member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to tread carefully in pushing for a...

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Adeosun appointed ECOWAS Bank chair

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday emerged the Chairperson, Board of Governors of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Bank for...

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CONSCCIMA urge Police, Custom to comply with ETLS in movt. of goods, services

The Council of Coalition of the Northern States Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (CONSCCIMA), has urged the Inspector General of Police and the...

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Obasanjo calls for common currency to boost ECOWAS trade

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday called on the leaders of the Economic Community of West African States to agree on common currency to boost the regional...

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IOM partners ECOWAS on harmonised migration data

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is to partner with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in having a functional and reliable...

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ECOWAS advices against substandard agric produce

The ECOWAS Principal Programme Officer, Agriculture, Ernest Aubee, has advised against the smuggling and importation of substandard agricultural produce into member...

Nigeria records 2.38% GDP growth in Q4 2018 - NBS

Nigeria controls 40% of trade in ECOWAS

The Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS) yesterday said that Nigeria was a major beneficiary of ECOWAS Trade Liberisation Scheme (ETLS) stressing that it...