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Police launch fresh onslaught on criminals in Katsina, arrest 7 suspects

The Police Command in Katsina state says it has arrested seven suspects for committing various offences in a renewed onslaught against criminal elements in the state.

Nigeria holds key to West-African single currency

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have said that the economic performance of Nigeria was crucial in realising the dream for a single currency in the West African region.

Ivory Coast sets cocoa farmers pay at 700 CFA francs per kilo

Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa grower, set its minimum rate for farmers at 700 CFA francs ($1.23 )per kilogram for the 2017-18 crop,a steep drop over the previous year, due to falling global prices.

Franco-Beninese activist kicked out of Senegal for anti-CFA protest

French activist of Benin origin Kemi Seba has been expelled from Senegal after a protest against the West African regional CFA franc in Dakar last month that got him arrested.

Senegalese activist behind burning of CFA franc freed by Dakar court

The Senegalese activist behind the burning of the regional francophone currency, the CFA franc, has been released by a court in Dakar.

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Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.