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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.

Today
[Leadership] Gombe -A convoy conveying the Minister of sports and youth development, Bar. Solomon Dalung, was involved in a ghastly motor accident on Gombe-Bauchi highway, at about 12 noon on Saturday. [...]
Sun, Jul 22, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
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[Daily Trust] For several weeks now there has been an ugly stalemate between the Federation Account Allocation Committee [FAAC] and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation [NNPC] over what the former said are irregularities in the latter's management of the country's oil revenue. Several meetings intended to resolve the stalemate were [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Board of Directors of Ecobank Nigeria Limited is pleased to announce, the appointment of Patrick Akinwuntan as the Managing Director designate of Ecobank Nigeria, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Akure -An Okitipupa, Ondo State, customary court has dissolved a 21-year-old marriage for alleged neglect on the part of the husband, Mr Femi Ilesanmi. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said his meeting with the national leadership of the APC would determine his next political move. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Abakaliki -Two states, Anambra and Ebonyi, took mere renaming of a street too far. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Hundreds of people including environmentalists, celebrities and children trooped out last weekend to join Shoprite for a cleanup event aimed at getting more people into collecting litter from Nigeria's beaches, markets and waterways. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] On Saturday, 21 July, the city of Yola will receive one of Adamawa's illustrious sons. Of course, Yola is Atiku's first home and his going home should ordinarily not catch any big attention. For the fact that much of Atiku's private business investments are domiciled in Yola means [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Premium Times] Why do Brazilian players command hefty transfer fees and their Nigerian counterparts go for peanuts? The answer -- proper management and education -- is one that continues to elude the football scene in Nigeria. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Abuja, Kano -The growing market for agrochemicals in Nigeria has attracted counterfeiters whose fraudulent activities are flooding the country with huge quantities of fake products. Over 70% of Nigeria's 190 million people are said to be farmers. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Premium Times] The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Friday said that over 34,000 Cameroonians were taking refuge in six local government areas of the state. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Premium Times] Passengers including hundreds of Nigerian on board Air France operated commercial Aircraft from and to Lagos and Abuja have since Wednesday been stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Premium Times] More ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) have refused to submit their accounts for review since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office, an official report shows. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Member ?representing Katagum Constituency in the House of Representatives, Ibrahim Mohammed Baba Katagum has donated three 50-seater buses and 10,000 text books to schools in Bauchi State. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Many workers are said to have resorted to borrowing from relatives to cater for their daily needs due to the delay in salary payments by their employers in many states as a result of the deadlock in sharing of the monthly federation revenue for the month of June. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Former President of Mauritius, Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, on Thursday urged the world not to forget the parents of the yet to be released Chibok and Dapchi girls. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Ekiti State governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, said yesterday that he will probe the outgoing administration of Ayo Fayose in the State. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] Nigerian singer Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly boy has responded to critics over his lesbian daughter, Dewy Oputa's relationship. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Daily Trust] "I am Hajia Ramatu Damba, wife of the Ambassador of Ghana to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This message is in response to your article concerning the maintenance of mosques in Saudi Arabia. I read the article and feel I should contact you for more details because it [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Balancing Act] London -This year's West Africa Com was better attended and the low hum of networking hung over the event. In his report below Russell Southwood picks out some of the highlights from the event below. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa

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