Nigerian President Buhari has highlighted what needs to be done more to better combat the escalating volatilities and multiplicity of threats across West Africa and the Sahel.
How to deter coups in West Africa, Osinbajo tells EU, UK, U.S. and other global bodies while receiving at the State House, the visiting UK Minister for Africa, Vicky Ford accompanied by the UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing.
France and 5 West African states agreed on Monday to combine their military forces under one command structure to fight a growing Islamist militancy in the Sahel region, with Paris committing an extra 220 troops.
Sierra Leone appears to be determined in moving away from her ranking as the country with the highest levels of joblessness in West Africa. With a 60 percent rate of youth unemployment, the country certainly suffers among West Africa’s highest levels of joblessness. One result: youth migrate, often irregularly.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Taskforce on Trade Liberalisation Scheme says multiple check-points is one of the impediments to trade integration along the Nigerian-Benin corridor.
The Executive Secretary, Mr Justin Bayill of ECOWAS made this known in a statement on Thursday in Lagos.