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MTN takes challenges against Ghana market regulator to Supreme Court

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MTN’s unit in Ghana said on Saturday that it had sought review from the Supreme Court after a high court this week dismissed its challenge...
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Nigeria expects over 15,000 passengers weekly as international flights resume

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Following the resumption of international flights in Lagos and Abuja airports from Saturday, investigations by newsmen have revealed that there will be about 15,000 passengers...
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Six Chadian soldiers killed in attacks – officials

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Six Chadian soldiers were killed near the Libyan border and in the southern Lake Chad region where Nigeria’s Boko Haram jihadists have stepped up attacks,...
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Mali’s ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup

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Mali’s army, which staged last month’s coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung by a crippling lack...
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Ousted Mali president leaves country as transition talks begin

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Ousted Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita left the country on Saturday for medical treatment in Abu Dhabi, an adviser said, as talks about a transition...
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Two French soldiers killed in Mali – presidency

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Two French soldiers with the anti-jihadist Barkhane force in Mali were killed Saturday when their armoured vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, the French presidency...
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Facebook blocks terminally ill Frenchman from streaming his death

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Facebook said Saturday it would block the livestream of a Frenchman suffering from an incurable condition who wanted to broadcast his death on the social...
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Excitement as first international flight lands in Lagos

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There was palpable joy on Saturday as the first international flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Newsmen report that this was...
Business

Nigerian farmers hail AfDB’s boss over re-election, inauguration

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Over 40 million Nigerian farmers under the auspices of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Saturday, hailed Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, over re-election and subsequent inauguration...