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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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[Daily Trust] The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly Dino Melaye has explained how he was arrested by the officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Monday morning. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Melaye , APC, Kogi West has just been arrested by the Police at the International wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] Warri -THE Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and a coalition of nine militant groups in the Niger Delta have withdrawn the four-week ultimatum they gave President Muhammadu Buhari to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigadier General Paul Boroh (retd) or risk fresh attacks on oil [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] AS the world marks this year's World Malaria Day, Nigeria has renewed its efforts by committing to raise malaria up the national priority list, including securing $300 million in new financing from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank to help finance its national malaria strategy. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] Some parents of the the abducted Chibok girls were involved in an accident along Song-Yola road in Adamawa, North-east Nigeria. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] Nigeria is not a beggarly country but an important stakeholder on the international stage, Mr Kayode Laro, the Nigeria's Consul-General in Atlanta said. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] The senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, Ben Murray Bruce has called for the immediate release of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West constituency, who was arrested by the Nigeria Police at the International wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Concord] Three consultants commissioned by the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) to conduct a study on the Cost of Elections in West Africa presented their findings to the on-going Abuja International Conference on Wednesday, with the Lead Consultant Prof. Adele Jinadu advocating that elections should be considered as an [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Concord] The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, has congratulated His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio on winning the Sierra Leone presidential election. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Concord] The Institute for Governance Reform-(IGR) noted in their recent report 'Critical Perspectives of Governance in Sierra Leone' that fiscal indiscipline always reaches its climax during electioneering period and has been a source of past tensions between government and western donors. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Concord] Election Management Bodies (EMBs) in Western and Southern African regions have pledged to leverage technological innovations to improve the credibility of electoral processes and enhance the sanctity of the ballot and integrity of electoral outcomes. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Concord] The Sierra Leone Legal Aid Board yesterday, April 12, engaged community stakeholders in both the Western Rural and Urban areas on post-elections anti-violence campaign. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Concord] President Bio... tasked to fix the economic mess created by the past regime [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] Bamikole Omishore, a media aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki, has declined to confirm or deny reports that he fleeced the public treasury using his wife as a ghost worker. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Guardian] The United States Government will deliver 12 Tucano A-29 ground attack aircraft to Nigeria in 2020 after the Federal Government concluded payment of about N153 billion ($500 million) in January this year. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[This Day] On its 10th anniversary, Nigeria's premier jazz festival -Lagos International Jazz Festival (LIJF) scheduled to hold on Monday, April 30 which is globally recognized as International Jazz Day will honour the memory of South African trumpeter, Hugh Masekela. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] The violence unleashed on Kpanche community in Bassa Local Government of Kogi State in the early hours of Sunday has spread to two other communities with death toll jumping from10 to 16. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] Suspected herdsmen, Saturday evening reportedly shot dead one Mr. Mtserikyaa Hiimo between Iorza and Jootar along Anyiin-Gbeji road in Logo local government of Benue State. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Guardian] Yenagoa -Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State says the continued killings by herdsmen nationwide are symptomatic of a failed state. He therefore urged prayers for the country to overcome its many challenges. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Guardian] A magistrate's Court sitting in Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State has convicted two females, Judith Ivie Okosun and Juliet Obehi Okosun, who are both graduates of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU). [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa

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