Tags : ECOWAS

Nigerians Drag President Buhari To ECOWAS Court

Human rights and accountability organization, SERAP alongside 176 Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari for the illegal suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. In the suit No ECW/CCJ/APP/23/21 filed yesterday before the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja, SERAP and concerned Nigerian citizens challenged  “the criminalization of Nigerians and […]Read More

ECOWAS, AU Suspends Mali Over Second Coup In 9 Months

The African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have suspended Mali’s membership with immediate effect following a second military coup in nine months. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was the first to suspend Mali from the regional bloc on Monday, May 31, 2021. The decision was announced […]Read More

Mali Military Detain President, Prime Minister And Defence Minister

Multiple sources have reported the forceful detention of Mali’s interim President  Bah Ndaw alongside the Prime Minister and Defence Minister by military officers on Monday, May 24, 2021. Just months after the previous president was ousted through a military coup, the military in Mali have struck again with the detention of the members of the […]Read More