18 Mar 2021
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…
17 Mar 2021
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,…
17 Mar 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has been honoured with Niger Republic’s highest national award, Grand Croix Des Ordre National Du Niger, by President Mahamadou Issoufou.
21 Feb 2021
Here are five things to know about Niger, which votes in a presidential run-off election on Sunday.
8 Jan 2021
Niger is battling two jihadist insurgencies and a population explosion and, by a key UN benchmark, is the poorest nation in the world.
13 Dec 2020
Voters in the poor West African country of Niger cast ballots Sunday in municipal and regional polls two weeks ahead of a presidential election which the incumbent, Mahamadou Issoufou, will not contest because his two terms are up.
3 May 2020
Niger's minister of employment and labour, Mohamed Ben Omar, died on Sunday, his party said, without stating the cause of death.
10 Feb 2020
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
27 Feb 2019
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.
18 Dec 2018
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…
29 Jul 2018
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...
15 Apr 2018
Civil society leaders in Nigeria have condemned President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger for harassing and detaining civil society leaders in Niger Republic...