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West Africa News

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
[Premium Times] The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) is set to announce the Hajj fare package for 2018 pilgrimage. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] Hundreds of members of the Igbo separatist group, Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB), celebrating 'Biafra Day' were arrested across the states in the South-east as well as Rivers State by security agencies on Tuesday. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] Hundreds of Christians on Tuesday gathered at the National Christian Center, Abuja, for a peaceful protest against killings across the country. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[This Day] Abuja -A nine-man committee constituted by the Senate last week over an allegation by its president, Senator Bukola Saraki that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, wanted to frame him up in a cult case, met with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House yesterday. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[This Day] The Emir of Kano and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on the federal government to prioritise its expenditure. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[This Day] Abuja -The Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee investigating the invasion of the Senate and stealing of the mace yesterday scolded the police for an alleged slow pace of the investigation of the matter. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[This Day] The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) rose from its second meeting for the year, expressing apprehension that the late passage and implementation of the 2018 budget, as well as election spending, could trigger inflationary trends and reverse the economic gains made so [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[This Day] Youth activists deliver petition with 1.5 million signatures calling for the biggest global investment in education history [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the country's foreign reserve has risen to $47 billion as at April 9, 2018 up from $29.6 billion in May 2015. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Daily Trust] Yola -Health officials have confirmed the death of 12 people in cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa state. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Earlier
[Guardian] Super Eagles and Mainz central defender, Leon Balogun, has revealed the steps the Super Eagles will take to prevent Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, from scoring when they face off with Argentina at the 2018 World Cup. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Vanguard] Apparently miffed by the threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to disrupt a summit by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo on restructuring yesterday in Awka, Anambra State, the Nigeria Army yesterday conducted operation show of force in Enugu, Enugu State and Owerri, Imo State. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Vanguard] Ikorodu -THE Federal Government, yesterday, flagged off the much dilapidated Ikorodu-Shagamu Road that had been begging for the attention of the government over the years saying it would boost agriculture and the economy of Lagos State. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Guardian] Port Harcourt and Jos -Uche Ogbonna, aged24, also known as General, from Abia State, has confessed to killing the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Rumuolumeni Police State, in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, SP Kingsley Chukwueggu, by mistake. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Vanguard] Abuja -A frontline contender for the office of national chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has declared that if voted in at the party's forthcoming national convention, the party would no longer admit reactionary elements or people of questionable character. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Vanguard] A dismissed police corporal, Michael Adikwu, and 35-year-old Kunle Ogunleye, alias Arrow, have been arrested by the Police in connection with the Offa multiple bank robbery in Kwara State, where nine policemen and some customers were killed. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Guardian] The 2018 Annual Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Economy Conference and Award has been scheduled to hold in Lagos.The event, which is organised by Emvirtue would be hosted by The Guardian. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Vanguard] Civil Rights body, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has faulted the report granting clean bill of health to the Army by a military panel which purportedly investigated the claims made by a former chief of Army Staff General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd) that the Army was colluding [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Vanguard] THE Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, ACPN, Lagos State chapter says the outright ban placed on codeine- containing syrups by the Federal Government, would only push up the acquisition of the products since the old available stock would now be sold secretly by charlatans. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: West Africa
[Vanguard] ON Friday 11 May, I wrote an article titled, "Genocide, Hegemony and Power in Nigeria", featuring on the back page of the financial newspaper BusinessDay. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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