08-Sep-2014 to 14:03

Boat mishap in southern Nigeria claims 33 lives

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — No fewer than 33 persons were feared drowned when a passenger boat capsized between Dere in Niger State and Murtala Bridge on the River Niger in southern Nigeria at the weekend.

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08-Sep-2014 to 13:14

Nigerian, Chadian leaders to discuss sub-regional security

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will on Monday hold talks with his Chadian counterpart, President Idriss Deby in the Chadian capital, Ndjamena in order to forge a strong alliance against terrorism and cut off Boko Haram’s supply routes from Libya and Sudan.

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08-Sep-2014 to 11:49

Gyan brother’s assault, power stability, others dominate Ghanaian press

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The assault of Daily Graphic reporter by the brother of Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan, power stability and President Mahama’s discuss on cholera and Ebola virus at Fetu Festival at Cape Coast dominated newspapers on Monday.

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08-Sep-2014 to 10:32

ECOWAS defence chiefs meet in Ghana to review regional security

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff (CCDS) will hold its 34th Ordinary Session in Accra, Ghana from 9-11 September, 2014 to review the general security situation in the region and determine adequate responses.

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07-Sep-2014 to 15:27

AFCON 2015 first leg qualifier results

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The first round of group matches of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2015) qualifiers played on Friday and Saturday has confirmed the following results:

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07-Sep-2014 to 15:00

Nigeria: Veteran journalist dies in road accident

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — One of Nigeria’s veteran journalists, Mr Dimgba Igwe, who is the Vice Chairman of the Sun Publishing, is dead after being knocked down by a hit-and-run vehicle while jogging on Saturday.

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07-Sep-2014 to 13:54

More towns fall to Nigeria insurgents

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Despite heavy aerial bombardment by the Nigerian war planes, Boko Haram fighters have seized five towns in the northeast of the country in the last five days, witnesses said.

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