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INEC‘ll deliver credible elections, Buhari tells EU

The EOM team, accompanied by Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, Head, European Delegation to Nigeria and Ecowas, said the EU had observed every election in Nigeria since 1999, and had come again for the next one, following an invitation by INEC.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Buhari speaks on INEC, elections, as details of meeting with EU observers emerge

The EOM team, accompanied by Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, Head, European Delegation to Nigeria and Ecowas, said that the EU had observed every election in Nigeria since 1999, and had come here again for the next one, following an invitation by INEC.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

I’m impressed with INEC’s readiness for elections –Buhari

Yoruba youths apologise to Nigerians over Obasanjo’s recent outbursts The EOM team, accompanied by Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, Head, European Delegation to Nigeria and Ecowas, said that the EU had observed every election in Nigeria since 1999, and had come here again for the next one, following an invitation by INEC.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

ECOWAS, others move to eliminate child marriage in West Africa | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Ecowas Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr. Siga Jagne, at an experts’ validation meeting on child policy in Abuja yesterday, said the previous policy, which was based on international frameworks, was approved by the Heads of State in 2008 and covered the period of 2009 to 2013.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Hamzat pledges Priority attention to Lagos-Badagry, Lekki-Epe Road Projects

“The goal is to connect Lagos with the Ecowas countries.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Israel's PM Netanyahu signs deals with Chad's President Deby

A year later he attended a meeting in Liberia of heads of state from the West African regional group, Ecowas.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 20, 2019

Asein: We must change copyright narrative in Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

He has served as Expert and Resource Person for WIPO, WHO-AFRO, IFRRO, Ecowas, UNESCO and ARIPO, assisting with international norm setting legislative reforms, reorganization of IP offices, and capacity building.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

2019: Gov. Ortom attacks Buhari, Dambazau over claims on herdsmen

The Minister had said that regulation of herders and their animals was not possible because, according to him, “Nigeria is a signatory to Ecowas Protocol on free movement.” In a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom, Terver Akase, the Benue Government said, “We find the said statement strange coming from a senior member of the current administration.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

INEC releases names of House of Reps candidates nationwide [Full list]

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the assurance when he received a delegation from the European Union (EU), led by its Ambassador to Nigeria and Ecowas, Mr Ketil Karlsen, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

FG moves to implement 1998 protocol to curb herdsmen killings

“After that, all the clashes between herders and farmers will be reduced if not eliminated.” The minister noted that it was impossible to stop the movement of cattle across the borders and within the countries because “Nigeria is a signatory to Ecowas Protocol on free movement.” READ ALSO: Buhari’s performance at town hall meeting a comedy show – Atiku Dambazau, who gave stewardship of his leadership in the last three years, said he brought some new initiatives to the ministry, including the automation of citizenship and business department, as well as reforms in the prisons service, fire service, police and immigration, among others.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019