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A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.

Spanish priest, customs officers die in Burkina attack

A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.
Uche Agbo

Uche Agbo: Football more important than cash

Nigeria international Uche Agbo revealed he rejected a lucrative offer from China in order to continue his football development in Europe.
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WHO increases support on Lassa fever in West Africa

The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.

AfDB, ECOWAS sign agreement on 1,000km Abidjan-Lagos highway

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and ECOWAS, have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000 km highway that will link Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan, to Lagos.
Adewale Olufade

Caf to consider appeal from The Gambia over Adewale Olufade eligibility

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football (Caf) will consider an appeal from over the eligibility of Togo's Adewale Olufade.
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12 countries participating in Nigeria International Taekwando Open

The Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) says that 12 countries have confirmed their participation in the Nigeria International Taekwondo Open, holding from Feb. 8 to Feb. 10 in Abuja.

The self-destructive, unforced error of fuel subsidy

The above quote is probably synonymous with the popular definition of insanity as “the continuous repetition of the same process with the same wrong results, and still expect a positive difference at each turn.”
Yawa Djigbodi Tsegan

Togo elects first female head of National Assembly

Togo has elected its first female head of the National Assembly, following parliamentary elections that saw the ruling party maintain its majority.
Paul Kaba Thiéba

Burkina Faso prime minister, government resigns

Burkina Faso’s government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba have resigned on Friday, according to a statement released by the country’s president.
Paul Aigbogun – Flying Eagles coach

Paul Aigbogun: Flying Eagles focused on winning in Niger

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun says he’s confident in his squad ability to win next month’s U20 Afcon billed for Niger Republic in February.
Paul Aigbogun – Flying Eagles coach

U20 AFCON: Paul Aigbogun to release final list next week

The seven–time African champions, who finished as runners-up at the WAFU U20 Cup Championship in Lome, Togo in December, have been in a training camp at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for more than two weeks.
The Ogun State Police Command has intercepted a mini truck conveying 34,865 live cartridges through Ilara border from the Republic of Togo to Onitsha in Anambra States.

In Pictures: Police intercept 34,000 live cartridges at Ogun border

The Ogun State Police Command has intercepted a mini truck conveying 34,865 live cartridges through Ilara border from the Republic of Togo to Onitsha in Anambra States.
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Burkina Faso declares state of emergency in violence-hit areas

Burkina Faso is declaring a state of emergency in provinces grappling with jihadist violence, Communications Minister Remis Fulgance Dandjinou said on Monday.
CSP Chike Oti

Four policemen dismissed for stealing 350,000 cfa

Lagos State Police Command has dismissed four policemen for stealing 350,000 cfa from a Nigerian based in Togo.

Four policemen found guilty of corruption, 3 dismissed

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed three policemen found guilty of extorting money from a Nigerian who recently returned to the country from Togo, Ifunanya Theodore.
Congo's Dorcas Kasinde

Miss Congo wins Miss Africa beauty pageant, gets $35,000, SUV

Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government.

Ten Burkina Faso police officers killed, 3 injured in ambush

Ten police officers were killed and three wounded in an ambush in northwestern Burkina Faso on Thursday, the west African country's security ministry said.

Faure Gnassingbe’s party wins majority in Togolese parliament

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe’s party won most seats in parliamentary elections, according to provisional results on Monday, in polls overshadowed by pre-ballot clashes and an opposition boycott.

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Arewa CF condemns postponement of elections

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has condemned the waste of resources and inconveniences, caused by the postponement of Saturday’s elections.

Elections postponement: Markets, shops, restaurants remain closed in Kaduna

Following earlier preparation for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, traders and other businesses outlets were not expected to open in Kaduna like in any other part of the country.
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Don: INEC has no proper arrangement for elections

Bayero University Kano Lecturer, Mr Joseph Dameh, said he was not surprised with the sudden decision by INEC to postpone the election as there was no proper arrangement for the exercise.
A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.

Spanish priest, customs officers die in Burkina attack

A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.

Election postponement: Asaba residents lament clash of new date with ceremonies

Some residents of Asaba and environs who had earlier fixed some social activities for February 23, the new date for the Presidential/National polls, have lamented over the postponement.