Three Nigerian presidents that named roads after foreign leaders
However it is, historically, Buhari is not the first Nigeria president to honour presidents of other countries by naming roads after them. Former presidents - Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo all did the same. And before them was head of state Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. This week, critics reigned on President Muhammadu Buhari for naming a…
Why Buhari was awarded Nigerien highest national honor - President Issoufou
Outgoing President of Niger Republic Mahamadou Issoufou said his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari was given Nigerien highest honour for his 'fraternity' and 'patriotism'. Issoufou made the remark after Buhari with the Grand Croix Des Ordre National Du Niger in Abuja on Tuesday. The Nigerien president, according to a statement by Nigeria's presidential spokesman Femi Adesina,…
Five things to know about Niger
Here are five things to know about Niger, which votes in a presidential run-off election on Sunday.
Niger's outgoing president warns against 'fiddling' with constitution
Niger is battling two jihadist insurgencies and a population explosion and, by a key UN benchmark, is the poorest nation in the world.
Niger labour minister dies aged 55
Niger's minister of employment and labour, Mohamed Ben Omar, died on Sunday, his party said, without stating the cause of death.
ECOWAS leaders approve committee on Nigeria’s land border closure
The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has constituted a committee, headed by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso, to study and make a full report
African presidents congratulate Buhari
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has been congratulated on his re-election for the second term by three African presidents, President Nana Koffi-Addo of Ghana, Mahamadou issoufou of Niger, and Macky Sall of Senegal, who himself just won re-election for a second term.
Buhari attends Niger Republic 60th anniversary today
President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja on a one-day official trip to Zinder, the Republic of Niger, to participate in the programme of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the formal proclamation of the country. Buhari will join fellow West African leaders, at the invitation of President Mahamadou Issoufou, as Special Guest of Honour…
Stakeholders query Katsina Refinery
Rather than view Tuesday’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nigeria and Niger Republic for the building of a new refinery as a boost in the country’s refining capacity...