Niger Republic closes borders, airports
President Muhammadu Issoufou of Niger Republic, yesterday, announced the closure of borders, airports and schools among others as preventative measures against the spread of coronavirus.
Government okays N29 billion for roads linking Niger Republic
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved contracts for the construction of two roads from Sokoto and Jigawa states up to Nigeria’s borders with the Niger Republic at a cost of over N29 billion.
Zulum visits Niger Republic, plans repatriation of 120,000 refugees
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has visited the Niger Republic to discuss modalities for safe and dignified repatriation of 120, 000 refugees.
Convocation of sovereign national conference before 2023 elections
As 2019 was winding down, Nigerians in different places, including schools, universities, offices, churches, mosques, market places most deservedly discussed what Nigeria...
Stakeholders list conditions for benefits of border closure
Stakeholders in the economy have listed critical conditions that the Federal Government must meet for Nigeria to enjoy the full benefits of the border closure.
Niger Republic bans rice exportation to Nigeria
The Republic of Niger has banned the exportation of rice to Nigeria in any form, the comptroller-general of Nigeria Customs Service Hameed Ali said on Monday. Ali while speaking to journalists in Abuja said the Niger Republic took the decision because Nigeria had closed its borders. "Goods that are on the prohibition list in Nigeria,…
Buhari returns to Abuja after AU Summit
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Monday after attending the 12th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union in Niamey, Niger Republic. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft, conveying the president and some members of his entourage landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at…
Buhari to attend AU Summit in Niger Republic
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Saturday for Niamey, Niger Republic to attend the African Union (AU) Summit, scheduled to hold on July 7. A statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday, said the president would participate in the 12th Extraordinary Session of…
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia is not Niger Republic in West Africa. Saudi Arabia sits on top oil fields which are the envy of many nations and their rulers are accorded respect no-end as a result, were she a Niger Republic with no oil wells, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi wouldn’t have been taken…
Troops hit Boko Haram, kill 50, capture one
Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) neutralised 50 terrorists between Friday and Saturday and captured one. A statement by Col. Timothy Antigha, the Chief, Military Public Information Officer of MNJTF in N’Djamena and made available to newsmen in Abuja, confirmed the story. Antigha said troops comprising air and land components of the task…