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West Africa

Nigeria seeks U.S. immigration clarity, advises against non-urgent travel

Nigeria advised its citizens on Tuesday (March 7) against any non-urgent travel to the United States on until Washington clarifies its immigration policy. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,...

Armed group prevent Mali interim govt installation

An armed groups have taken over parts of Timbuktu, in northern Mali, to prevent the installation of interim authorities under the Algiers peace accord. Fighters...

Barrow reinstates soldiers who tried to overthrow Jammeh in 2014

Gambian President Adama Barrow has reinstated 18 soldiers into the Gambian Army. Out of the 18 reinstated are six soldiers convicted of plotting a coup...

Boko Haram: UN Security Council team arrives in Nigeria

The Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin Region arrived Nigeria Maiduguri, Borno State and will proceed today, to Abuja to meet...

Pirates in Nigeria release kidnapped Russian, Ukrainian sailors

Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after they were captured last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian...

Nigeria, Cameroon sign agreement to repatriate refugees

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Government of Cameroon and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have signed an agreement for the...

African union leaders wish Buhari quick recovery

The Chairperson of the African Union, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, has spoken to President Muhammadu Buhari via telephone to wish him a quick...

Nigeria’s apex bank clarifies forex intervention move

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said that its current intervention in the foreign exchange market was purely to easethe pressure on the...
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