Over the past year, the United States and Nigeria together advanced the fight against malaria, despite immense challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Committed and courageous frontline health workers, especially nurses, midwives, and community health workers, across the country went the extra mile to ensure essential malaria services were sustained.Continue Reading

The Nigerian Navy, the EU Delegation to Nigeria and EU Member States operating under the EU Coordinated Maritime Presences (CMP) initiative organised actives to strengthen cooperation on maritime security. In a joint statement by the Nigerian Navy and the European Union delegation in Nigeria made available to press men inContinue Reading

The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the ECOWAS Commission, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development’ Reacting to Early Warning and Response Data (USAID-REWARD ii) in West Africa, began a two-day After-Action-Review (AAR) of ECOWAS preventive diplomacy and assistance towards having an inclusive electoral processes inContinue Reading

**VP, 11 other world leaders deliver Special Addresses at virtual World Economic Forum **Lists emergence of Unicorns in Nigeria, other economic leaps There are giant strides recorded across Africa but there are still challenges to overcome for which reasons, “we need partnerships that help to tackle climate change, address securityContinue Reading

By Raphael Oni The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) organised the Annual Meeting of National Commissions (NATCOM) on Small Arms in 2021 to review activities for the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) under the theme, “Promoting transparencyContinue Reading

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) have pledged to intensify their existing collaboration on peace and security.  The commitment was given when the Commissioner for Peace and Security of the AU Commission Ambassador Bankole Adeoye paid a working visit to the ECOWAS Commission’sContinue Reading

By Raphael Oni The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival in Nigeria of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  Kathleen FitzGibbon, the  United States Chargé d’Affaires  delivered the shipment to SecretaryContinue Reading