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Buhari sorrowful over Niger school fire

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sorrow over the death of over 20 children in a primary school fire in Niamey, Niger Republic.

Niger’s new President Bazoum picks Mahamadou as prime minister

Niger's newly elected President Mohamed Bazoum has appointed former minister Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou as prime minister to lead his government.

Buhari condemns Tillaberi massacre in Niger Republic

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the horrific attack on a convoy returning from a weekly market in Niger Republic’s Tillaberi region in which many citizens were killed.

Seven Nigerien electoral officials killed by landmine

Seven Nigerien electoral officials were killed Sunday when their vehicle struck a landmine, a local official said.

Buhari reacts to Niger Republic’s terrorist attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 70 people in Zaroumdareye, a border town between Niger Republic and Mali by militants.

Update: 100 killed by Jihadists in Niger’s two villages

Prime Minister Brigi Rafini said 100 people were killed by Jihadists on Saturday in attacks on two villages in western Niger Republic.

Islamic Jihadists kill 70 villagers in Niger Republic

At least 70 civilians were killed in simultaneous attacks on two villages by suspected Islamist militants in Niger Republic , near the border with Mali

Buhari lauds Niger’s President Issoufou on peaceful elections

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday showered praises on the outgoing President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou and the citizens of the country for the peaceful and successful conduct of the presidential and parliamentary elections on December 27.

Voting opens in CAR, Niger

Polls open for presidential and legislative elections in Niger and Central African republics. CAR's elections are being held amid militia attacks

Niger Republic polls: Nigeria’s ex-vice president Sambo leads ECOWAS observers

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is deploying an electoral observation mission of 90 officials for Sunday’s presidential and legislative elections in the Niger Republic.

Buhari promises support to Niger Republic in coming polls

Nigeria will give robust support to Republic of Niger, which holds presidential and national assembly elections later this month, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured.

Aso Rock clarifies electricity export to Niger, Togo, Benin

Aso Rock has debunked a report that Nigeria exported $81.48billion of electricity to Niger, Benin and Togo.

U.S. drone disappears in Niger Republic

A remotely piloted drone has disappeared in Niger Republic, due to an equipment malfunction, the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement on Monday.

Stampede: 23 dead as Borno Gov., Zulum distributes food to refugees

Twenty-three people have been feared dead in a stampede during a food distribution by the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum at a refugee camp housing Nigerians in Niger Republic.

Nigeriens groan as Nigeria’s border closure hits hard

Along with Benin, Niger, which shares a 1,500-kilometre (900-mile) border with Nigeria, has been badly hit by the closure of Nigeria's border. 

Buhari condoles with Niger Republic over loss of soldiers

The Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Government and people of Niger Republic over the July 1 killing of 18 soldiers by...

Incredible! Super Falcons wallop Niger Republic 15-0

The Super Falcons of Nigeria on Saturday thrashed their Nigerien counterpart 15-0 in the second game at the ongoing West Africa Football Union (WAFU)...

Atiku citizenship: Buhari’s father was from Niger Republic – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he is not a Nigerian as his father was from Niger Republic.

Boko Haram kidnaps 15 girls in Niger

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 15 girls overnight in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday.Boukar Mani Orthe, the...

Italian Catholic Priest kidnapped in Niger

An Italian Catholic Priest who was working as a Missionary in Niger Republic has been kidnapped, a Vatican news agency reported on Tuesday.

Nigeria, Niger Republic to partner on rail construction – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government is partnering with the government of Niger Republic to construct standard gauge rail-line to attract and facilitate businesses to Nigerian ports.

NEMA to repatriate 56,000 Borno IDPs from Niger Republic

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Wednesday that it had concluded plans to repatriate 56,000 Borno Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), from Difa, Niger Republic.

Nigeria Immigration arrests 67 migrants from Republic of Niger

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has arrested 67 irregular migrants from the Republic of Niger.

Kebbi Govt Constructs Roads To Boost international Trade

The Kebbi Government, says it is constructing roads linking Benin and Niger Republic to boost international trade and enhance relations with border communities.

50 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls now in Niger Republic

Reports have it that half of the abducted school girls from Dapchi, Yobe State have been taken to the Niger Republic border town with Nigeria.

Buhari to attend 59th Independence Anniversary of Niger Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger in Tahoua, Niger.

4,000 Nigerian refugees return from Niger Republic

No fewer than 4,000 Nigerian refugees returned home from Niger Republic in the past one month, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), has said.

Photo News: President Muhammadu Buhari in Niger Republic

President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in Niger Republic to attend a meeting on common currency for the West African sub-region.

Boko Haram kills 7 soldiers in Niger- Army

No fewer than seven Niger soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in two separate attacks by Boko Haram Islamists over the past week,...

Niger’s coup plot: 9 military officers now arrested

Nine military officers have now been arrested by Niger's government for allegedly planning a coup, the interior minister said in an update.President Mahamadou...

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