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Nigeria greatest contributor to wealth creation in West Africa — AfDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, says Nigeria is the greatest contributor to wealth creation in West Africa, contributing about 75 per cent of regional Gross Domestic Product, GDP.

Pirates abduct 6 Russian Sailors off West Africa, Embassy says

Six Russian Sailors have been abducted by pirates off the coast of Benin, the Russian Embassy in the West African nation said on Saturday. Among...

West African states in joint fight against root crop ‘Ebola’

Researchers from half a dozen states in West Africa have joined together in a battle against what one expert calls a root crop "Ebola"...

Sokoto to inaugurate largest cattle breeding project in W/Africa

The Sokoto State Cattle Breeding Project, the largest of its kind in the West African sub-region, will be inaugurated in May. Commissioner for Animal Health...

Universities in West Africa urged to share ideas, values

The 5th Annual Conference of Association of West African Universities, AWAU, opened in Niamey, Niger Republic, with a call on all members to work...

Buhari attends Africa-France summit

President Muhammadu Buhari joined other world leaders at the 27th Africa-France Summit in Bamako Mali on Saturday. President Buhari left Banjul, capital of The Gambia...

Buhari hosts West African leaders over Gambia transition row

President Muhammadu Buhari is hosting West African leaders to a meeting aimed at avoiding violence and preserving democracy in The Gambia. President Buhari, and the...

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