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Tuesday, 06-30-15, 7:31Boko Haram's Neglected Crisis[IRIN] Niamey/Dakar -Boko Haram came to 25-year-old Fanna Liman Mustafa's home in Baga in northeastern Nigeria in November and burnt it to the ground. She took her four children and fled across the border into Niger. As fate has it, she is one of the lucky ones. The Islamist militants returned in January and massacred hundreds if not thousands of civilians. read more...
Thursday, 06-25-15, 14:2415 Boko Haram Fighters Killed, 20 Arrested in Niger[Vanguard] Niamey -Fifteen Boko Haram fighters were killed and 20 others arrested by the Nigerien Defense and Security Forces (FDS) during clashes that occurred between June 18 to 23 in Niger's Diffa region near the Nigerian border. read more...
Monday, 06-22-15, 9:41In Response to President Muhammadu Buhari's Perspectives to Somalia[Dalsan Radio] First of all your excellency, It is with great joy and pride that, on behalf of Somali students in London, and on my own behalf, I extend to you my warm heartedly congratulations on your recent presidential elections. I also do extend my felicitations to the people of Nigeria for peacefully exercising their sovereign and God given rights to elect their leaders. The choices they have made is a tribute to their courage, as well as their commitment to safeguard their dignity and Keep Nigeria firmly on the roa read more...
Monday, 06-22-15, 9:21Algeria Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Niger[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria condemned Friday "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks perpetrated on Wednesday night in the region of Diffa, in Niger, and expressed its compassion for the victims' families and its solidarity with the people and government of Niger. read more...
Friday, 06-12-15, 14:29Brave Warriors Going Where Others Wavered[New Era] Windhoek -They might be regarded as lightweights in the formidable West African football region but recent statistics send a different signal to their opponents, and Namibia would be well advised not to confront Niger with kid gloves when the two nations clash on Sunday. read more...
Friday, 06-12-15, 5:39Boko Haram - Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Others to Forward Military Requirements to G-7 Nations[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday disclosed that, following discussion with the G-7 member nations in Germany, Nigeria's security agencies are currently compiling a comprehensive logistic needs against Boko Haram to be forwarded to the G-7 nations. read more...
Thursday, 06-11-15, 12:01Meningitis Epidemic On the Decline[MSF] The total number of patients with meningitis has decreased by nearly 98 per cent, dropping from 279 admissions a day in early May to four admissions a day in early June, in Niamey. read more...
Thursday, 06-11-15, 8:25Brave Warriors Count On Strength for Niger Clash[Namibian] In their quest to reach the 2017 African Cup of Nations for the first time since 2008, the Brave Warriors will expect a tough physical encounter when they visit Niger for their Group F qualifying match on Sunday. read more...
Wednesday, 06-10-15, 8:16Country's Protracted Battle with Boko Haram[Deutsche Welle] Chiefs of defense staff from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon and a senior military official from Benin have been meeting in Lagos to draw up strategies to defeat the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. read more...
Friday, 06-05-15, 8:57Cosafa Is History - Mannetti[Namibian] Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti says the team's recent Cosafa Cup triumph is already a distant memory as they prepare to face Niger in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. read more...

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