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    • Ivory Coast brainstorms on SDGs

      APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — National consultations by Ivorian civil society on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) got underway in the capital Abidjan on Friday.

    • Another cyclone devastates Mozambique

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Red Cross teams in northern Mozambique have been reporting serious damage in towns and communities that bore the brunt of Cyclone Kenneth overnight.

    • Botswana ruling party suspends, expels lawmakers

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has expelled a lawmaker and suspended another on charges of allegedly bringing the party into disrepute.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 18:53

    US supports malaria control programmes in Nigeria with $495m

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The United States says it has contributed $495 million for malaria control in Nigeria since 2011.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 15:08

    Nigerian Senate invites police chief over security situation

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s upper legislative body, the Senate has invited the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to brief the lawmakers at Plenary on the security situation in the country.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 15:04

    Nigeria seeks Russia’s assistance in eliminating Boko Haram insurgents

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian government has requested the cooperation of Russia to eliminate the Boko Haram insurgents from Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin countries.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 14:59

    US agency backs Nigeria’s monetary policy

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The United States Nigeria Council (USNC) has backed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s monetary policy on the country’s economic progress, under the present dispensation.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 07:58

    Buhari leaves for UK on private visit

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to travel to the United Kingdom on a private visit.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 07:49

    Nigerian press agog with commissioning of Lagos projects, Shiites protest

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The inauguration of some Lagos state mega projects by President Muhammadu Buhari and the protest by member of the Shiite sect against the detention of their leaders are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Thursday.

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    24-Apr-2019 to 19:05

    AfCON U17: Cameroon face Guinea in final

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Cameroonian U17 national team on Wednesday defeated their Angolan counterparts 4-3 on penalties to qualify for the finals of the 2019 U17 AFCON tournament in Tanzania.

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