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Here’s the latest for Thursday March 14th: Boeing says it supports decision to ground planes; Colleges take action amid bribery scandal; Building collapse in Nigeria; Winter weather in Plains states.

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Children rescued from collapsed building in Lagos

Children carried out of rubble in Nigeria after a three-story school building collapsed while classes were in session. (March 13)

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Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we focus on Mauritania, where NGOs are fighting to pass legislation to better protect women’s rights and we take you to Nigeria, which is drawing the attention of international brewers, keen to capitalize on this largely untapped market.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Scores missing after Nigeria pipeline blast

More than 50 people were missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded and caused a stampede in southern Nigeria on Saturday, a local official said. (March 1)

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Nigerian opposition supporters react to Buhari victory

Supporters of Nigeria’s opposition leader Atiku Abubakar express their disappointment following the defeat of their candidate. Abubakar on Wednesday rejected the result of the vote, which has been marred by claims of rigging and corruption.

Nigeria: Buhari says election was “free and fair”

Addressing the Nigerian electoral commission, newly re-elected President Muhammadu Buhari declares that the election was “both free and fair.” With ballots counted in all of Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Buhari triumphed with some 15.2 million votes over his nearest rival Atiku Abubakar, who trailed by nearly four million votes.

Nigeria’s Buhari wins re-election

Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term as Nigeria’s president, after a delayed poll that angered voters and raised political temperatures.

Official announcement: Nigeria presidential election result

Independent National Electoral Commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu declares Muhammadu Buhari the winner of Nigeria’s presidential election. SOUNDBITE

Nigeria: Buhari supporters await election results in Abuja

Muhammadu Buhari’s supporters await election results, hoping for their champion to be re-elected, after a delayed poll that angered voters and led to claims of rigging and collusion. IMAGES