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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:11:39 GMT
Nigeria:EU Denies Favouring Buhari During 2015 Presidential Election
[Premium Times] The European Union, EU, has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections in Nigeria.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:48:39 GMT
Nigeria:Tobacco Company Denies Targeting Children
[Premium Times] The British American Tobacco has denied that its marketing strategies target the younger generation by deliberately situating tobacco products near primary and secondary schools in Nigeria.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:56:28 GMT
Liberia:Weah, Boakai Seek Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua's Blessing for Liberian Presidency
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The most influential political figure in vote-rich Nimba County, Senator Prince Y. Johnson appears to be collaborating with Senator George Weah and the Coalition for Democratic Change for the November 7 runoff elections.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:12:08 GMT
Cameroon:Former Boko Haram Hostages Stranded at Border
[VOA] Boko Haram's renewed campaign of suicide bombings in Far North Cameroon has bred suspicion that remains even as attacks have died down. Local communities are currently blocking 400 former Boko Haram hostages from returning home.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:05:44 GMT
Niger:At Least 12 Troops Killed in Latest Attack
[VOA] Authorities in Niger say at least a dozen paramilitary police have been killed in an attack similar to the one that killed four U.S. Green Beret and four Nigerien troops Oct. 4.

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