66 die as EgyptAir plane plunges into sea
EgyptAir flight 804 travelling from Paris to Cairo has plunged into the Mediterranean Sea with 56 passengers and 10 crew members on board.
French president says won't back down on labour market reform
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday ruled out withdrawing the labour market reforms which have sparked street protests for weeks and led to a vote of no-confidence in the government.
Nigeria hosts international summit on Boko Haram
Nigeria was on Saturday hosting talks on Boko Haram with regional and Western powers, as the United Nations warned of the militants' ties to the Islamic State group and its threat to African security.
Nigeria hosts second security summit on Saturday
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday host the second Regional Security Summit in Abuja.
France to expand trade ties with Nigeria
WITH General Muhammed Buhari’s victory at the presidential polls, France President, Francois Hollande has sought to expand trade with Nigeria. Hollande made this known in a telephone conversation with General Buhari, adding that France would support Nigeria in its fight to defeat terrorism.