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ECOWAS Says Mali Must Appoint Civilian Govt. Immediately

Mali’s military coup leaders must hand over power to a civilian transitional government immediately, the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)  said on Tuesday. The chairman said this in Accra as a deadline expired for the ruling junta to appoint interim leaders. The 15-member ECOWAS imposed …

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Tenure Elongation Fuels Political Crisis in ECOWAS–Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to ECOWAS leaders not to elongate their tenure in office beyond constitutional limits. Making the call while presenting Nigeria’s General Statement at the 57th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government in Niamey, Niger Republic on Monday, the President urged his colleagues …

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Security, COVID-19 Top Agenda as ECOWAS Leaders Meet Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Monday for Niamey, Niger Republic to participate in the Fifty-Seventh Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government. The one-day summit will feature deliberation on security and presentation of the Special Report on COVID-19 by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari who …

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ECOWAS Leaders To Visit Mali As Junta, Opposition Close Ranks

West African presidents plan to fly to Mali as regional powers escalate efforts to block a coup-driven regime change, two sources said, after an opposition coalition there joined the junta in rejecting foreign interference. Leaders of the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) convened over the crisis on …

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