05-Sep-2014 to 15:26

Nigeria’s UBA wins “Best Transaction Bank” in Africa

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — One of Nigeria’s leading commercial banks, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) has been named the “Best Transaction Bank” from Africa in 2014 by a UK based magazine “The Banker”.

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05-Sep-2014 to 15:06

Nigerian defrauds 72-year old Dutch woman of 200,000 euros

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a 31-year-old Nigerian confessed internet fraudster, Adio Opeyemi Michael, accused of defrauding a 72-year-old Dutch woman of €200,000 in a romance scam.

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05-Sep-2014 to 14:50

Rawlings court case, confusion at GFA dominate Ghanaian media

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Most of the Ghanaian newspapers were on Friday awash with the news that former President Jerry John Rawlings is opting for out of court settlement in a case he filed at the Accra Fast Track High Court to restrain a book yet to be launched, while the Ghanaian Times used its back page for the confusion that erupted at the Ghana Football Association press conference on Thursday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 14:44

W/Africa’s BRVM trades 117 634 securities worth $525 000

— A turnover of 117 634 securities worth $525 000 were traded on Thursday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $746 000 on Wednesday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 14:41

US warns of damage to Nigeria military’s reputation following Boko Haram victori...

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The United States has warned that the reputation of Nigeria’s military is at stake while the future of the country and its citizens is in jeopardy following the capture of some towns in the north-eastern part of the country in the last few weeks by Boko Haram terrorists.

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05-Sep-2014 to 14:33

Nigerian leader commends small, medium enterprises

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has promised that the new National Council on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will build an economy that works for all Nigerians.

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05-Sep-2014 to 14:24

Burkinabe capital hosts sub-regional food security workshop

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – Experts from five African countries; Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Ethiopia and Kenya, have been brought together in a sub-regional workshop starting Thursday which is dedicated to food security.

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