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Thursday, 05-28-15, 13:50Somali President to Attend Buhari Inauguration[Dalsan Radio] The President of the federal government of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is among more than 50 head of states to attend the inauguration ceremony of Nigeria President General Mohammadu Buhrari. read more...
Monday, 05-25-15, 12:26Illizi - About a Hundred Nationals From Niger Transported to Reception Center in Ouargla[Algerie Presse Service] Illizi (algeria) -In total, 111 nationals from Niger, residing illegally in the national territory were transported, Saturday, from the province of Illizi to a reception centre in Ouargla for their repatriation, said the services of the province. read more...
Monday, 05-25-15, 11:12WB Supports Increased Access to Reproductive Health, Nutrition Services for Women, Children[World Bank] Washington -The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved the Population and Health Support Project to support the Government of Niger to improve delivery of reproductive health and nutrition services to women and children in some of Niger's poorest regions. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 5:422015 Election - Jonathan's Conduct a Model for Africa - Nigerien President[Leadership] President of the Republic of Niger, Alhaji Mahamadou Issoufou, says President Goodluck Jonathan's conduct during and after the presidential election is a model for Africa's democracy. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 5:42Nigerien President Visits Buhari[Leadership] The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thurdday received the President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou who paid him a solidarity and congratulatory visit. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 11:32Adamawa Dispatches 108 Displaced Nigerians From Niger to Various Communities[This Day] The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has promised to scale up its operations in Nigeria, especially by offering the needed assistance to the millions of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ravaged by the activities of the Boko Haram terrorists. The President of ICRC, Mr. Peter Maurer, gave this assurance monday during his visit to the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Abuja, marking the first time the head of the humanitarian body will visit the country. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 9:12IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Niger[IMF] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Cheikh Anta Gueye visited Niamey from April 27 to May 8, 2015 for the sixth review of Niger's financial and economic program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)1. The ECF arrangement for Niger was approved on March 16, 2012 (see Press Release No.12/90). The discussion covered the implementation of the program as well as economic and financial developments in 2014 and the first quarter of 2015, the medium-term outlook and the policies needed to read more...
Wednesday, 05-13-15, 5:37Boko Haram - Thousands of Refugees Return From Niger[Leadership] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has so far registered a total of 11, 449 Nigerian returnees from the Republic of Niger at the transit camp in Geidam, Yobe State and transported about 7, 000 of them to their various states as at yesterday. read more...
Friday, 05-08-15, 11:49Violence Involving Boko Haram Fuels New Displacement[WFP] About 25,000 people arrived in the towns of Nguigmi and Bosso in south-east Niger, after having fled their homes on small islands in Lake Chad. Niger authorities urged people living on Lake Chad islands last week to evacuate the islands over security fears following a Boko Haram attack. read more...
Thursday, 05-07-15, 7:13Niger Republic Deports 3,000 Nigerians[Leadership] The Niger Republic troops have deported more than 3,000 Nigerian fishermen and refugees escaping from Boko Haram. read more...

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