06-Sep-2014 to 16:26

Cameroon inflation rises to 1.1 percent

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroon's consumer inflation rose to 1.1 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, the statistics bureau said on Saturday.

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06-Sep-2014 to 12:29

Nigeria deploys warplanes to recapture Bama from insurgents

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian warplanes have started carrying out air strikes against insurgents in order to recapture Bama, a border town allegedly captured by Boko Haram.

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06-Sep-2014 to 12:01

Former Nigerian army boss denies aiding Boko Haram

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen Azubuike Ihejirika, has described as frivolous and baseless accusations that he was aiding the cause of Boko Haram.

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06-Sep-2014 to 11:24

Nigerian bourse trades 3.28bn shares worth over $352m

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A turnover of 3.280 billion shares worth N52.808 billion (about $352m) in 25,592 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in contrast to a total of 1.342 billion shares valued at N16.086 billion (about $1that exchanged hands last week in 22,481 deals.

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06-Sep-2014 to 11:15

S/Leone to impose four-day 'lockdown' over Ebola

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has declared a nationwide shutdown staring September 18 to contain the spread of the Ebola epidemic.

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06-Sep-2014 to 11:05

Nigeria appoints committee on National Conference report

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the composition of a Presidential Committee to study and draw up the implementation strategy for the recently-concluded 2014 National Conference.

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06-Sep-2014 to 08:51

Nigerian press highlights mass military action against insurgents

APA-Abuja (Nigeria ) — The launch of air attacks and increase in ground troops to deter the advancing Boko Haram insurgents and also to push them out of the recently occupied towns was the major story in Nigerian newspapers on Saturday.

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