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13 Mar 2019
Niger said Wednesday it had killed 33 Boko Haram "terrorists" and seized vehicles and weapons in an operation in the Lake Chad region in the country's southeast.
10 Mar 2019
A mid-flight engine failure forced an Air France A380 jet with more than 500 passengers on board to turn back to the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan where it landed without further incident early Sunday. "We were flying over Niger (to Paris)... I saw a ball of flame for a few seconds and then a large…
4 Mar 2019
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has solicited the support of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the March 9 governorship and state house of assembly elections. He made the call during an interactive session with members of the NLC and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Minna on Monday. Bello called…
22 Feb 2019
Nearly a decade since its inception, the Boko Haram conflict has continued to see a rising human cost. In the Lake Chad Basin (LCB) region and the BAY (Borno, Adamawa, Yobe) States, it has displaced over 2.4 million people within this period, with 1.9 million of the displaced coming from Nigeria alone. In addition, some…
19 Feb 2019
Nothing in the recent history of Nigeria has shocked the entire country like the postponement of the long awaited general election in the morning of February 16, 2019, just three hours to the elections. It is unprecedented anywhere in the world; and it is only in Nigeria that such bizarre incident could happen, no other…
14 Feb 2019
Forty-three people, most of them from Benin, are missing after an overloaded boat sank in the Niger River, a local official said Thursday.
13 Feb 2019
The African arm of Bharti Airtel, Airtel Africa added 13.8 million new subscribers to the network at the end of last year, increasing from 84.1 million in 2017 to 97.9 million in 2018. This is even as the Indian telecommunications firm, which operates in 14 countries across the region, has secured more external funding as…
9 Feb 2019
Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday took his campaign train to Evangelical Church of Winning All (ECWA) in Sarkin Pawa and donated N5 million for the purchase of land to another church in Gwada. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report that the governor had earlier paid a visit to Alhaji Musa Mohammed, District Head…
4 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Meteorology Agency (NIMET) has warned farmers to expect lower and erratic rainfalls, which in turn, may hamper food production. The agency said this in its 2019 outlook, scientifically predicting that there would be late onset of and early cessation of rainfalls; and that the rainfall season would be occasioned by dry interregna that…
2 Feb 2019
Boko Haram islamists have shot dead six people in a village in south Niger, near the border with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.
29 Jan 2019
Boko Haram militants have shot dead at least four people in a town in Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official said Tuesday.
30 Dec 2018
Some 15 suspected jihadists have been killed near the Niger-Mali border by a joint franco-nigerien task force, the French military high command said. "On the night of December 27 (...) an air raid mounted by fighters and Tiger attack helicopters struck" jihadists gathered near Tongo Tongo, in southwestern Niger, the high command said in a…

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