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  • L'opposition nigérienne maintient le boycott

    news DW, 17 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Niamey a finalement autorisé l'évacuation de l'opposant Hama Amadou dont l'état de santé s'est dégradé en prison. Malgré ce coup de théâtre à quatre jours du second tour de la présidentielle, l'opposition reste décidée. C'est à bord d'un avion médicalisé que Hama Amadou a quitté Niamey pour Pari...
  • Putting an End to Statelessness

    news Soka Gakkai International, 22 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Angèle Dikongué-Atangana talks about the ongoing partnership between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to improve the protection of the rights of asylum-seekers, refugees and those at risk of statelessness in West Afr...
  • Boycott helps Niger President Issoufou win re-election

    news Reuters, 22 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou won a second term with 92.5 percent of the vote in a run-off election that the opposition coalition chose to boycott, the electoral commission said on Tuesday. Issoufou, an ally of the West in its fight against Islamist insurgents in West Africa, won the first...
  • Report: 20,000 Killed, $5.9bn Property Destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

    news This Day, 22 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Zacheaus Somorin with agency report About 20,000 people have been killed since the start of the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State, according to a report from the World Bank that also put the cost of destruction at $5.9 billion. The report laid bare the extent of the damage since the insurge...
  • UK Offers to Help Nigeria to Investigate Terrorism, Money Laundering Cases

    news This Day, 23 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Tobi Soniyi in Abuja The federal government’s ongoing fight against corruption has received a boost as the United Kingdom has offered to help Nigeria in tracking terrorism, money laundering and other form of organised crimes. A statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by the Special Adviser to the ...
  • Niger President Issoufou scores landslide election win

    news Al Jazeera, 23 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Niger's president has been re-elected as his main opponent remains in France seeking medical treatment after being jailed for several months. The electoral commission released results on Tuesday showing that President Mahamadou Issoufou received more than 92 percent of the runoff vote. His ri...
  • Police confirm arrest of two wanted Boko Haram suspects

    news National Mirror, 24 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Taraba State Police Commissioner, Mr. Shaba Alkali yesterday confirmed the arrest of two Boko Haram Commanders, Abdulmumuni Abdullahi and Ali Audu (alias Dungu), who are among the 100 terrorists declared wanted by the military. Alkali, who stated this in his office in Jalingo while briefing journali...
  • Nigeria's Borno state reveals level of Boko Haram destruction

    news AFP, 21 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Monday 3/21/2016 - 14:25 GMT Some 20,000 people have been killed in the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno state in northeast Nigeria, according to a report for the World Bank that puts the cost of destruction at $5.9 billion. The report lays bare the extent of the damage si...
  • Insurgency: Over 3,600 IDPs return to liberated communities

    news The Nation, 28 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    More than 600 households comprising of over 3600 people earlier displaced by the Boko Haram crisis in a Yobe State have returned to their liberated Communities. Yobe State has over 300,000 IDPs scattered across the state, including about 28,000 living in IDPs camps. Our correspondent who visited s...
  • Jailed Niger opposition granted provisional release after election

    news Reuters Africa, 29 Mar 2016 (6 years ago )
    NIAMEY, March 29 (Reuters) - Niger opposition leader Hama Amadou, jailed since November on baby trafficking charges, was granted a provisional release by a court on Tuesday a week after losing a presidential run-off election, his lawyer said. Amadou, a former speaker of parliament, has denied the...