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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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Police warns Benue people against thuggery, vote buying

The Police in Benue State on Friday warned residents in all parts of the state to desist from thuggery, vote buying/selling and other forms of social ills capable of disrupting peaceful coexistence as the 2019 elections draws closer.

FRSC tasks petrol tanker drivers on safety regulations

The Lagos State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Friday, advised petrol tanker drivers to adhere to safety regulations during loading and on transit.

Federal government to demolish parts of Apapa Port terminals for standard gauge rail

In line with the determination of the Federal Government to connect the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line to Apapa Port in Lagos, many terminals in the port are expected to be partly demolished, Daily Trust learnt on Friday.

Court affirms termination of two Protea hotel workers’ employment

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the termination of employment of two Protea Hotel workers, as lawful.

FRSC seeks support in talking safety education in schools

The Sango-Ota Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has appealed to Corporate bodies to partner with the organization in talking safety education to schools in the state.