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Empower More Women With Information On Cancer Prevention- Aisha Buhari

Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has called on stakeholders to engage more women in their effort to prevent the spread of cancer disease and the death of many. Mrs Buhari made the call at the High-Level Regional Seminar on Cancer Awareness and Advocacy at Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Thursday, August 2, 2018. She…

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Coup In Burkina Faso! Military Takes Control Of The Country Amidst Civil Unrest

Just weeks before scheduled democratic elections in the country, the military has taken to the airwaves in Burkina Faso to declare that the transitional government in the country had been dissolved. This statement came shortly after the members of the elite presidential guard, a unit of the military arrested the transitional President Michael Kafando and…

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President Goodluck Jonathan Receives Massive Criticism For His Visit To Burkina Faso

President Goodluck Jonathan’s one-day visit to Burkina Faso was severely criticised on Wednesday by Nigerians who felt it was misplaced and illogical. The President, in company with a few other African leaders, had gone to settle the political crisis rocking the West African nation. But many Nigerians kicked against the trip, arguing that he should…

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Air Algerie Plane Crash: Nigerian Among Victims, Provisional Passengers Nationalities List Released

The plane was reportedly struck by a powerful sandstorm overnight. A Nigerian was among 116 people feared dead in a passenger plane that crashed on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, Algiers, yesterday. The pilot had contacted Niger’s control tower in Niamey to change course because of a storm, according to reports. But contact…

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Air Algerie Plane, ‘Disappears’ Minutes After Take-Off With 116 Passengers On Board, Crashed

The Algerian aviation official said: “I can confirm that it has crashed.” However he declined to give details of where the plane was or what caused the accident. A search is underway for the wreckage of an Air Algerie plane carrying 100 passengers and six crew members (making it 116 persons) after it disappeared from…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in business, politics, sports, current affairs and more in this segment. Four persons were killed on Saturday 19th of January as gunmen, believed to have laid ambush, opened fire on the convoy of the Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero who was on his way back…

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