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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] The popular Rock of Ages Church located along Airport road Abuja is currently on fire. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Premium Times] A socio-cultural group in Akwa Ibom State, Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, has protested against the reported inclusion of the state in an imaginary Biafran map. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Vanguard] Abuja - Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has urged Nigerians to be more patriotic and prayerful in the interest of peace and development of the country. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Vanguard] Sokoto - The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, has advised the Federal Government to probe the sources of weapons used by herdsmen accused of attacking Nigerian communities. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari's voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Balancing Act] London -The African online and mobile payment processing space is becoming extremely crowded. The winners will be those that can deliver high volumes of transactions. So whatever the problems of the Nigerian economy has now, it would be sensible to be looking for long-term winners in that market. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Vanguard] Beautiful and curvy Ghanaian actress, Lilian Larkai has become something of a sensation on the Instagram but not for her hot body or pretty face, but for her philosophic mind, as she continues to reel out life-inspiring messages to her fans almost on daily page on the Instagram. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Vanguard] At the outset of the present dispensation, not many had believed that Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had the capacity to pilot the affairs of the State. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Vanguard] Benin-City -In what looks like a replica of the Aba women riot of November 1929, women in Ekpoma, Edo State took to the streets on Thursday to protest the alleged killing of a 57 year-old mother of six, Mrs Margaret Odiamehi. Hell was let loose when the women, who [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Daily Trust] A former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Saidu Babanguida Nguroje, has condemned the killings in Taraba State and urged both the federal and state governments to ensure that the perpetrators are fished out and made to face the law. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Vanguard] He was given N500 to buy two packets of noodles but the money went missing and all his pleas that the money was indeed missing fell on the deaf ears of his uncle, simply identified as Paul. After a thorough beating, the uncle dragged him upstairs to continue his [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Vanguard] The family members of the late Joy Odama, the 200-level mass communication student allegedly murdered in the house of one Alhaji Usman Adamu, have cried out over what they described as an alleged attempt to pervert justice by threatening the star witnesses in the murder investigation to write a [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Daily Trust] John Boyega, whose career got a boost after he played the role of Ugwu in Biyi Bandele's visual adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's"Half of a Yellow Sun", has hinted that he has plans for another Nigerian movie. The actor over the years has landed some big roles, including [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Premium Times] A Kaduna-based journalist, Ibraheema Yakubu, who reports for the Hausa service of Deutsche Welle, DW radio, Germany, was arrested Friday by the police while covering a clash between Shiite sect and a Kaduna community. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Supreme Court has sacked Abubakar Danladi from the Nigerian Senate. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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[Premium Times] A judge of the Lagos Division of the Lagos State High Court Friday ordered journalists out of the courtroom during the hearing of a suit filed against the Lagos State Government and five others by the Incorporated Trustees, Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria, otherwise known as Private [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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[Premium Times] Leading actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has returned to Nollywood. After a three-year hiatus, the 39-year-old is lined up to debut "Alter Ego" alongside Wole Ojo and Jide Kosoko. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday sacked Herman Hembe from the House of Representatives. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, affirmed the powers of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, to investigate allegations of corrupt practices made against any person or authority in Nigeria, even if the allegations arose in civil disputes. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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[Daily Trust] Lagos -A 52-year-old man, Ailabojie Aikpaojie, who was arrested for illegal possession of firearms at Mushin area of Lagos, said the police facilitated the purchase of three pump action rifles found on him by some policemen in Lagos. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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