West Africa

More than 52,000 displaced by violence since January in western Niger

More than 52,000 people have been displaced by violence since January in western Niger, an unstable area hit by jihadist ...
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Nigerian Economy in bad shape, President Buhari tells governors

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with governors of the 36 states of the federation in the Presidential Villa, where he ...
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VP Yemi Osinbajo says All Nigerians deserve healthy and productive lives

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigerians everywhere deserve to live healthy, educated and productive lives regardless of where in Nigeria ...
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Nigerian army accuses UNICEF of sabotaging war against insurgents

Nigerian Army said on Friday that it has suspended the activities of the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in ...
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Suspected jihadists kill dozens in Mali’s nomadic Tuareg camps

Armed men on motorbikes killed more than 40 Tuareg civilians this week in northern Mali, where clashes over land and ...
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International Observers raises concerns over violence in Togo before Polls

International observers on Thursday raised concerns about violence in Togo before elections later this month, which the government has said ...
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Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar signs peace accord

Nigeria's main opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has signed an accord aimed at ensuring that next year's elections in the ...
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Nigeria Elections: Atiku snubs election peace deal, Buhari signs

The main opposition candidate in Nigeria’s presidential race, Atiku Abubakar, snubbed a peace pact signed by president Muhammadu Buhari and ...
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Why Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blames Barack Obama for his election loss

African politics have evolved since independence from colonial rule in the 1960s, with democracy understood and implemented in different ways ...
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US forbids entry of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh over corruption

The United States said it would forbid entry into the country of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh and his family ...
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