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Ivory Coast opposition rejects third term for president

An opposition coalition in Ivory Coast has rejected any prospect of a third term for President Alassane Ouattara, lashing it as “anti-constitutional, unacceptable and unattainable.”

Domestic investors sustain interest on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Domestic investors have continued to dominate trading on the equities market for three months in a row, as they traded N497.15 billion worth of shares for the first quarter, Q1, ended March 31, 2018.

Ivory Coast inaugurates its first Senate

Ivory Coast inaugurated on Thursday its first senate, an upper legislature, which President Alassane Ouattara called a “chamber of wisdom”.

Ivorian ex-minister Hubert Oulaye convicted over attack that killed 18

A former Ivorian minister was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for complicity in a 2012 attack in western Ivory Coast that killed 18 people, including seven UN peacekeepers.

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Diego Maradona backs Lionel Messi over penalty miss

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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Ekiti election will show if APC is democratic

The former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has argued that the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State would show how democratic the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is.

Rice farmers hail shutting of land border by federal government

The Federal Government had said it would shut down land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.