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West African News Headlines aggregated from diverse sources, including Nigerian, Ghanian, Ivory Coast, Burkina Farso, Guinean, Liberian, Niger, Gambian, Senegalese, Benin, Togolese and other regional newspapers.

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[Premium Times] Despite seeing Nigeria as a viable investment destination, the International Monetary Fund, IMF, said on Wednesday that prospective investors are being held back by fears of possible difficulties in repatriating profits. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[New Democrat] Senators Tuesday constituted themselves into a committee and ruled that authorities of the National Elections Commission be cited Tuesday December 19, to explain methodology designed to execute the Supreme Court's mandated cleanup of the Final Voters Registration Roll. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[Observer] The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in Liberia says it remains committed to the confines of neutrality in the Liberian election as called for by the Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation signed in 2005 at the United Nations. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The runoff election and the Christmas celebration are going to be quite epic this year, as both political and festive seasons have now been somewhat intertwined. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[New Democrat] The opposition Liberty Party says its attention has been drawn to rumour circulating in the public that the party has concluded to endorse the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) of Senator George Weah in the runoff election whose date is yet to be announced by the National Elections [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[New Democrat] Large-scale financial assets belonging to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and some family members are stationed in foreign banks than the country she has ruled for more than a decade. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[MFWA] In what looks like a continuation of recent hostility against the media in Guinea, the authorities have shut down four radio stations over nonpayment of license fees. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[The Point] Justice Uduma U. Oleidi of High Court in Banjul recently acquitted and discharged Alagie Kakay and Dodou Jabang after the court dismissed the Magistrate Court's decision. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Former Defense Minister of Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), Mr. Thomas Woewiyu's criminal case has been assigned for Monday, February 26, 2018 by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Fresh off its unsuccessful bid to press for a rerun of this year's disputed presidential elections, the opposition Liberty Party in Liberia appears to be divided over which direction its standard bearer, Charles Walker Brumskine and the party should go in way of support for the two remaining [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Nigeria Football Federation] Good morning. I'll start by tendering my wholehearted apology to Nigeria and Nigerians for the Shehu Abdullahi error. It is unforgivable and could have undone months of hard work. As head of the Federation, I take responsibility for this. It happened on my watch. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[Moody's] Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has assigned a Green Bond Assessment of GB1 (Excellent) to the Government of Nigeria's senior unsecured green notes. The Series 1 green bond issuance is expected to launch during the week commencing 18 December 2017 for the amount of NGN10.69 billion, with precise coupons and [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Premium Times] The House of Representatives committee on Non-Governmental Organisations and International Development Partners will today hold a public hearing on the controversial NGO bill. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Premium Times] Armed persons on Tuesday night attacked an unoccupied residence of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Ghana Presidency] There is no reason why Ghana should not be refining her own bauxite, and Government is putting in place the necessary legislation and infrastructure to establish a bauxite refinery in the next two to three years, Vice President Dr Bawumia has disclosed. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[This Day] Residents of an Abuja community have petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over the role and conduct of the Inspector General of Police (IG, Ibrahim Idris, in flouting a valid judgment of the Court of Appeal over the illegal seizure of their properties at XK [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[This Day] Warri -The management of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) has expressed its readiness to go into the mass production of affordable four wheel lightweight engine automobiles that would displace the three-wheel commercial mobilets, popularly known as Keke-NAPEP from the Nigerian market. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[This Day] The federal government has signed a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[Guardian] Abuja -The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has dismissed 15 out of 18 false assets declaration charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, by the Federal Government.But the court asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to conduct a retrial of Saraki on the remaining three charges. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Guardian] The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has expressed the willingness of the state to embrace public-private partnership (PPP) in efforts to revive the ailing cotton industry. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa

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