Falana Asks ECOWAS to Sanction Senegalese President for Postponing Elections

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has urged the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, to consider imposing targeted sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, on President Macky Sall of Senegal and officials of his government. Falana said ECOWAS should urgently organise an extra-ordinary session to discuss and respond to the deteriorating human…

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ECOWAS Meeting Holds in Abuja

The 64th Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Heads of State and Government is holding in Abuja, Nigeria. The session, to be chaired by President Bola Tinubu of Nigeria, is attended by Heads of State and Government in the 15-member block. According to report, that countries like Ghana, Liberia, and…

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ECOWAS Firmly Condemns Violence in Guinea-Bissau

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) strongly condemned an outbreak of fighting Friday in Guinea-Bissau, where the situation had returned to calm Saturday. Clashes between members of the national guard and special forces of the presidential guard broke out Thursday night in the capital Bissau, leaving two dead. ECOWAS “strongly condemns the violence…

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