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    Business Nigeria Loses Aviation Hub to Ghana

    Nigeria has lost its status as the aviation hub in West Africa to Ghana, a neighbouring country, since the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced the flexible foreign exchange policy. This, according to Guardian is partly attributable to the 100 per cent increase in the price of aviation fuel...
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    Metro Catholic Bishops Proffer Solution to West Africa’s Problems

    The Regional Episcopal Conference of West African Catholic Bishops has called for a modulated regional approach to tackle poverty and other challenges affecting the West African sub region. President of the association, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, was quoted in a statement at the end of a...
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    Metro [Video] Meet The Man Who Developed a New Language to Unite West Africa [DailyTrust]

    Meet new Nigerian man, Alex Igbineweka who developed a unified language for Nigerians and West Africa nations He developed: "Biko funmi ni ruwa" is "please give me water" in Guosa. Guosa is to be to West Africa what Swahili is to the East.
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    World [LIST] 9 Key Facts About How Ebola Ravaged West African Countries

    The World Health Organisation on Thursday announced an end to the latest flare-up of the Ebola virus in Liberia, West Africa. This is a milestone that marks the first time since the epidemic began in 2013 that there have been no known cases of the disease in 42 days. Here are 9 facts about...
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    Metro Nigeria, Other West African States Should Ban Full Face Veils – ECOWAS

    Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) leaders have been urged to ban the wearing of full-face veils by Muslim women as part of an effort to limit the growing number of Boko Haram female suicide bombings. ECOWAS President Kadre Desire Ouedraogo told Vanguard at the close of a...