West Africa

By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 27th, 2014
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Police prosecutor First Class Alieu Faye on Monday ended his cross-examination-in-chief of the former permanent secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mambayick Njie before the Banjul Magistrates’ Court presided over by Magistrate Lamin Mbaye. During cross-examination, the police prosec...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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A young lady, whose full identities are still unknown was crushed to death, Wednesday, morning few metres to the Lekki Gardens. An eye witness disclosed that the victim was knocked down by a truck while trying to cross from the Abraham Adesanya End to the Lekki Gardens End. The truck driver tried to ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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The International Monetary Fund chief, Christine Lagarde, has been placed under formal investigation for negligence in French fraud case but has not been charged. She has been questioned several times about her role in a 400million euro (£318m; $527m) compensation payout to businessman Bernard ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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Tickets for the upcoming 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between South Africa and Nigeria scheduled for September 10 in Cape Town are now on sale, supersport.com reports. Tickets went on sale at Computicket, Shoprite and Checkers Shoprite outlets on Tuesday and they are going for R50, R100 and R...
By IAfrica
In Entertainment
Aug 27th, 2014
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Most of the songs currently enjoying airplay in Nigeria are of the jollof genre. However, have you ever wondered how heart-wrenchingingly embarrassing it would be if you caught your parents singing the same songs you rocked to at the clubs? Imagine walking in on your father singing Patoranking’...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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One Voice Coalition, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has urged President Goodluck Jonathan not to allow the present democratic dispensation in the country come to peril. In a press statement issued in Lagos, the media committee chairman of the group, Pastor Adedeji Adeleye, drew the attention ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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The Federal Government on Tuesday declared that resumption of classes in all public and private schools will be delayed by a month to put in place “preventive measures” against the Ebola virus, which has claimed five lives in Lagos. “All primary and secondary schools in private and ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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No fewer than 480 Nigerian soldiers who reportedly fled into Cameroon after heavy fighting with Boko Haram insurgents have been repatriated to Nigeria by Cameroonian Authorities. Civilians who had earlier spoken with AP said they were joined by Nigerian soldiers who were retreating from heavy fightin...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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  Nigeria’s Health Minister Prof. Chukwu announced yesterday that there’s only one confirmed case of Ebola in Nigeria now, that everyone else has been certified clean; which begs the question, what happened to the N1.9billion released by President Jonathan for the management of Ebola...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 27th, 2014
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The governorship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the August 9 governorship elections in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, on Tuesday, after a careful study of the election results has finally concluded that the processes leading to the outcome of the election were “m...