West Africa

Meet Haiti’s first envoy to Nigeria in 218 years

Onyeka Nwelue, award-winning writer, publisher, filmmaker and music producer, has been appointed Haiti’s Honorary Consul…

Russians among hostages taken by pirates off W/African coast – Embassy says

The Russian Embassy in Benin Republic on Tuesday said three Russians were among seven or…

France asks U.S. to keep up critical military support in West Africa

France on Monday asked the U.S. to keep supporting its operations against Islamist extremists in…

France, the Eco and West Africa

  Ademola Araoye The joint announcement of the transformation of the controversial France imposed currency…

Buhari: How to tackle challenges of insecurity in W/Africa

The Nigerian President spoke at the opening of the 55th ordinary session of the Summit…

Nigeria, greatest contributor to wealth in West Africa – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria is the greatest contributor to wealth creation in…

UN highlights alarming trends in drugs use in Nigeria, others

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) says Nigeria, and West and Central…

China’s investment in ECOWAS Member States excites Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, expressed the appreciation of ECOWAS Member States for China’s increasing…

W/Africa must brace for more deadly fevers: Researchers

West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said,…

Diplomat explains dangers of Morocco’s membership of ECOWAS

A retired Nigerian diplomat, Mr Zango Abdu, on Thursday said Morocco’s bid to join the…