13-Sep-2014 to 16:14

Nigerian league resumes September 17 - official

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s League Management Company (LMC) has confirmed that the Glo Premier League will resume on September 17, following the decision by the Nigeria Referees Association to call off their strike.

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13-Sep-2014 to 12:53

Preparations for Mali peace talks underway-UN

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The United Nations Special Envoy to Mali, Bert Koenders, on Saturday announced that he was still working on paving the way for direct talks in Algiers between the Malian government and armed groups active in the north of the country.

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13-Sep-2014 to 10:59

Nigerian denies recalling 10,000 retired soldiers to fight insurgency

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff , Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah has denied local media reports that the Army was planning to recall 10,000 retired soldiers and ex-Niger Delta militants to join in the fight against insurgency in northern Nigeria.

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13-Sep-2014 to 08:23

Nigerian army kills 150 insurgents in Borno State

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian soldiers killed 150 suspected members of the Boko Haram group on Friday during a confrontation, local media said on Saturday.

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13-Sep-2014 to 08:21

Nigeria to get $200m Unilever investment

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Chief Executive Officer of Unilever Plc, Mr. Paul Polman, has said that Unilever will invest $200m in Nigeria and inaugurate one of its new facilities in the country in October.

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13-Sep-2014 to 07:44

Industrial goods industry dominates trading in Nigerian bourse

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Industrial Goods Industry led the activity chart on the Nigerian stock Exchange (NSE) this week with 1.574 billion shares valued at N90.684 billion (about $645m) traded in 1,095 deals.

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12-Sep-2014 to 20:44

Lagos: 50 feared killed as Church building collapses

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — No fewer than 50 people are feared dead and several others injured when a six-storey building in the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, a suburb of Lagos collapsed on Friday.

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