Tag archive for ‘ECOWAS’
By admin On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

ECOWAS Threatens To Suspend Nigeria Over Dasuki’s Continuous Detention

Dasuki LAGOS MARCH 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic Community of West African States has threatened heavy sanctions against Nigeria if it fails to obey the ECOWAS Court order that granted bail to the country’s More...

By admin On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Africa Refiners Meet in South Africa, Reaffirm Pledge To Supply Clean Gasoline, Diesel

Africa Refiners LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 12-year-old African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARA), that held its annual conference in Cape Town this week, has reaffirmed its objective to produce More...

By admin On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Jammeh Flown to Malabo With Tinubu’s Plane

LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Fresh facts about the plane used to carry disgraced former President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh from Banjul to Malabo have been revealed. The Nigerian newspaper, The Nation said today More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Nigeria Army Orders Preparation for 800 Troops for Gambia

LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY) — A Nigerian army memo orders officers to prepare a battalion of 800 troops for a possible military intervention in Gambia, where the longtime leader has refused to accept his More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

AU Orders Gambian President Jammeh to Step Down as Talks with ECOWAS Leaders Fail

Gambian President, Yaya Jameh LAGOS JANURY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The African Union (AU) Friday urged Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to respect last month’s election results and quit power peacefully, More...

By admin On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

West African Leaders Insist Gambia’s President, Jammeh Must Step Down

ECOWAS’ Leaders LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-West Africa’s regional bloc ECOWAS must ensure The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh steps down because he lost an election, the bloc’s chairwoman More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Troops Take Over Gambian Electoral Commission Offices

LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gambia’s security forces have entered the building of the Independent Electoral Commission, instructed its chairman to leave and barred other employees from entering, according More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Nigeria Policemen Alleged Diversion of $1m Peace Keeping Allowance

LAGOS JULY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two Hundred and Forty Nigerian policemen who participated in peacekeeping operations in Guinea Bissau between July 2013 and December 2015 under the banner of the Economic Community More...

By admin On Sunday, June 5th, 2016

President Buhari Is Sick, Osinbajo to Represent Him at Senegal

Buhari suffering from ear related illness LAGOS JUNE 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari is ill and is being treated at the presidential villa, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. The president has More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

FRSC to Work for the Implementation of Axle Load Control in ECOWAS

LAGOS OCTOBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi who is also the Chairman of the National Committee on the implementation of the ECOWAS policy on axle load More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

IMF Forecasts Nigeria’s Oil revenue Droping From $88bn to $52bn

IMF chief, Christine Largade LAGOS JULY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Article IV Consultation Staff Report of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has indicated that Nigeria’s oil earnings would drop to $52 billion this More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Uduaghan Expresses Fears over INEC’s Card Readers

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan (left), with Ambassador. Michel Arrion, European Union Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, when the Ambassador paid the Governor a courtesy visit, Tuesday. LAGOS MARCH 4TH More...

By admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Ebola: Don’t Panic, Amaechi Assures Rivers Residents of Safety

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, Governor Rotimi Amaechi has told residents More...