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    Metro See Nigerian girls being sold for N210,000 as sex slaves, NAPTIP moves in – P.M. News

    The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) is seeking an agreement between Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries to end the practice of Nigerian girls being used as … Read more via P.M. News – http://bit.ly/2X8JuzZ Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Why ECOWAS observers met with INEC chairman today – Plus TV Africa

    The head of ECOWAS election observer mission for the 2019 elections, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has met with the INEC Chairman at the INEC headquarters in Nigeria. The purpose of meeting with all the authorities in the electoral process is to understand more on what she has read … Read more via...
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    World ECOWAS to help secure Guinea Bissau’s November polls – Vanguard Newspaper

    The ECOWAS peace Mission in Guinea Bissau, ECOMIB, has reassured a visiting delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) of its total commitment to complementing the.... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2vem0xK Get more World News
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    Politics Buhari hosts Gambian President Adama Barrow – Premium Times Newspaper

    Development is usually the first casualty in an unstable polity, says President Muhammadu Buhari. The president made the declaration... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2mYXBHU Get More Nigeria Political News
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    NNPC to begin retail of petrol across West African countries – The Guardian Nigeria...

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would begin retailing of petroleum products across markets in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the next two years. NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, who rebranded key downstream … Read more via The...
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    Politics Biafra: ECOWAS court fails to hear Nnamdi Kanu’s case – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Economic Community of West Africa ECOWAS Court, has again adjourned hearing into the fundamental rights suit filed by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu’s suit filed in March 2016 is yet to reach its hearing stage at the court Read more via...
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    Politics PHOTOS: ECOWAS Heads Of State Summit Opens In Abuja

    The 52nd ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit opened in Abuja on Saturday. President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to present a welcome address at the opening of the summit followed by statements of President of the commission, Marcel de Souza. See photos:
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    Politics ECOWAS Court Orders Federal Government To Pay N27m Compensation For Wrongful Death

    The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay 75,000 dollars (N27 million) as compensation in a case of violation of right to life. Presiding judge, Justice Friday Nwoke in his verdict on Tuesday ordered that the compensation be paid to Wing...
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    World The Deal We Made Before Yahya Jammeh Left Gambia - ECOWAS,UN, AU Issue Statement

    The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS , the African Union, AU and the United Nations, UN on Saturday night issued a joint statement as former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh left the country. Joint Declaration by the Economic Community of West African States, the African...
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    World Gambia: ECOWAS Extends Deadline for Yahaya Jammeh to Step Down

    The deadline given to Yahaya Jammeh to step down as Gambia's President by ECOWAS or risk full military invasion has passed. The West African bloc has however extended the deadline pending the outcome of last-minute mediation talks between Jammeh and the Presidents of Mauritania and Guinea...
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    World Gambia: Anxiety Over Whereabouts of Yahya Jammeh

    Tension, anxiety has enveloped the Islamic Republic of The Gambia over the whereabouts of the outgoing President, Yahya Jammeh. In a last-minute attempt by Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to convince Jammeh to give up the presidency, failed on late Wedneday. There are...
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    World Senegal Troops Move To Gambian Border

    Senegalese troops have been seen moving towards the Gambian border in a show of force to pressure President Yahya Jammeh to stand down. Senegal gave him a midnight GMT deadline to quit and Nigeria has sent an air force contingent to Senegal in support of the possible intervention. Wednesday...
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    World What I Noticed When I Visited Gambia's State House Today - BBC reporter

    Apprehension grips The Gambia as the Thursday deadline for President Yahya Jammeh to step down looms, it's all calm at State House, which he has occupied for the last 22 years, BBC reporter who visited the capital city reports. BBC Africa, Umaru Fofana said soldiers and police officers are...
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    World ECOWAS To Jammeh: Step Down Tomorrow Midnight Or...

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has given the embattled President of The Gambia, Mr. Yahya Jammeh, till midnight tomorrow to vacate office and hand over power to the country’s President-Elect, Mr. Adama Barrow, or be ousted by force. The commission has planned military...
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    World Gambia's President-elect, Barrow Confirms Hiding In Senegal Till Inauguration

    The Gambia's President-elect, Adama Barrow has confirmed he will be remaining in neigbouring Senegal till next week's inauguration in the country, Nigerian Bulletin gathered. “I will be residing in Dakar, the Republic of Senegal until the Inauguration Day on the 19 January 2017”, the...
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    Politics Buhari, Others Tactically Take President-elect, Barrow Out Of Gambia

    President Muhammadu Buhari and other ECOWAS leaders may have tactically taken Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, into safety after a botched attempt to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to voluntarily cede power following his defeat in the 1 December 2016 election. Jammeh’s tenure ends 19...
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    World Buhari, West African Leaders Set 4-Day Deadline To Resolve Gambia Crisis

    Leaders meeting at a Franco-African summit in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday set January 19 as deadline to solve the Gambian political crisis, Radio France Internationale quoted Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe as saying. January 19 is the date when president-elect Adama Barrow has...
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    Metro ECOMOG NIBATT 1: 7 Things You Should Know About Battalion That Will Remove Jammeh

    The Nigerian Army has raised an army battalion that would be deployed to remove President Yahya Jammeh from office if he fails to step down. The Nigerian Battalion deployed in The Gambia as President Jammeh makes real his threat not to step down after the expiration of his tenure. Here are...
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    World Jammeh Softens Position On Gambia's Political Crisis, Reopen Talk With Opposition

    President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia has partially softened his position not to step down, calling for forgiveness and reopened talks with coalition that won last month’s elections. Jammeh, 51, suffered a shocking defeat in the hands of real estate developer Adama Barrow, who is backed by seven...
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    World Yahaya Jammeh Shifts Buhari, ECOWAS' Visit To Friday

    The High Level ECOWAS mediation mission led by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has pushed forward its visit to Banjul, the capital of Gambia, to Friday. This is at the instance of Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, a statement from the Presidency said. "In accepting to postpone the visit...
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