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  • Niger government foils a military coup attempt

    news Deutsche Welle, 17 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    The country's president told national TV viewers that several suspects have been detained for attempting a military takeover. Earlier this week, at least four senior military officers were arrested. President Mahamadou Issoufou went on national television on Thursday to announce that the gove...
  • 6 killed as gunmen attack expatriates in Gombe

    news The Sun, 21 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    GUNMEN killed three policemen and three ci­vilians during an attack on some foreign workers in the Guba Shango axis of Gombe State on Sat­urday. A security source confirmed the attack to an online newspaper, TheCa­ble. He said it happened at 9:00 p.m on Saturday. The source said the at­tackers al...
  • Nigeria : 12 "membres de Boko Haram" tués

    news BBC Afrique, 21 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    L'armée nigériane affirme avoir tué douze militants du groupe islamiste Boko Haram dans deux accrochages séparés dans le nord-est du pays, selon un communiqué. Les soldats "ont tué trois terroristes présumés de Boko Haram lors d'une patrouille sur la route Damboa-Njaba-Bale dans l'Etat de Borno",...
  • 16 killed in Borno explosions, Gombe attack

    news Punch, 22 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    Segun Olugbile with agency reports Eleven people were killed when three female suicide bombers attacked Benisheik town, in Borno State on Monday, a vigilante source told SaharaReporters. Also, the police in Gombe State said three policemen and two civilians were killed during an attack on Tria...
  • Buhari's 2016 budget for Nigeria released

    news Deutsche Welle, 22 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    President Muhammadu Buhari has been unveiling Nigeria's budget for 2016 as it grapples with falling oil revenue and a chronic Islamist insurgency. Buhari is aiming for growth of just above four percent. President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Nigeria's 2016 budget which triples investment spend...
  • Nigeria running out of time to deliver on vow to defeat Boko Haram

    news Deutsche Welle, 26 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari promised to stamp out Boko Haram by the end of December. Will he manage to keep his word? Early 1984: There could hardly have been a bigger PR triumph for the new president. Islamists had taken control of a slum in Yola, one of the biggest cities in north...
  • Suspected Boko Haram attacks rock Maiduguri

    news Al Jazeera, 28 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    At least 15 people killed as armed group launch rocket-propelled grenades and activate suicide bombers in northern city. At least 15 people have been killed after a series of suspected Boko Haram attacks on the outskirts of Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria. Security and local sources told Al ...
  • Africa's election year 2015: A long way to democracy?

    news Deutsche Welle, 01 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    The year 2015 will go down in history as one of elections in Africa. Overall there were thirteen of them. According to observers, eligible voters realized the importance and civic duty to take part in the elections. For the first time in Nigeria's history, a sitting president was defeated and ...
  • Nigeria: MSF Starts Trauma Surgery Amid Ongoing Attacks in Borno State

    news MSF, 06 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    On the evening of December 27, Islamist militants launched a large-scale attack in Maiduguri, the capital of northern Nigeria's Borno State; a wave of suicide bombings were carried out the following day as well. Responding to the high numbers of people wounded in these attacks, a Doctors Without Bor...
  • Fronde sociale au Niger

    news Deutsche Welle, 08 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    Les mouvements sociaux touchent des secteurs clés, de la santé aux transports. Et cela, dans un pays qui se prépare à la tenue d'élections présidentielles, en février prochain. Le point sur les enjeux. Les médecins spécialistes ont entamé une grève de dix jours pour exiger leur reclassement à un...