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Saturday, 14 October 2017 16:25

ECOWAS COURT DELIVERS JUDGMENT IN A CASE OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION INVOLVING NIGERIA

 

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice on 10th October, 2017 ordered the Federal Republic of Nigeria to pay $75,000 (seventy five thousand dollars) in compensation to a retired military officer for the ‘arbitrary and unlawful deprivation of the right to life’ of the son who drowned during a ‘watermanship exercise’ for cadet officers of the Nigerian Defence Academy.

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The Members of the Bureau of the Court went on a mission at Abidjan, in Côte d’Ivoire, from 29 January to 1 February 2017.
During the mission, they paid a courtesy call on His Lordship the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Côte d’Ivoire and Chairman of the Judicial Council of ECOWAS, and had a working session with the President of the West African Jurists Association (WAJA).

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THE ECOWAS COURT OF JUSTICE HOLDS TRAINING WORKSHOP IN BURKINA FASO


Hon. Justice Jérôme Traoré, President of the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS, at the head of a delegation of seven (7) members, will be visiting the Capital of Burkina Faso from 7 to 10 February 2017. The objective of the mission is to hold a training workshop for legal practitioners in Burkina Faso.

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Monday, 14 November 2016 14:55

ECOWAS COURT HEARS SEVERAL CASES OF ALLEGED HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS INVOLVING NIGERIA

The Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS, on 7th of November 2016 heard 5 cases of alleged human rights violations involving the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


In the case ECW/CCJ/APP/16/15 involving Noel Mian Dallo and the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the plaintiff alleged the violation of his right to freedom of movement, dignity of the human person and right to own property.

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Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:40

REGIONAL COURT ORDERS ECOWAS COMMISION TO PAY DEBT TO NIGERIAN COMPANY

West Africa’s regional court has ordered the ECOWAS Commission to pay N20, 698,920 to a Nigerian company, Vision kam Jay Investment Limited, being the balance of the contract sum of goods and services rendered to the Commission by the company since 15th December 2014.

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