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ECOWAS Court Strikes Out Suit On Niger Sanctions

ECOWAS Court Strikes Out Suit On Niger Sanctions

On Thursday, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) struck out a suit by Incorporated Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa (EMA) and Prof. Bola Akinterinwa on the sanction imposed…

Niger Assembly Passes Vote Of Confidence On Gov Bago

Niger Assembly Passes Vote Of Confidence On Gov Bago

The members of the Niger State House of Assembly have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago in his efforts towards achieving a ‘New Niger Agenda’. The House passed the vote…

Burkina, Niger Move To Quit G5 Sahel

Burkina, Niger Move To Quit G5 Sahel

The transitional government of Burkina Faso and the Republic of Niger have announced their withdrawal from the G5 Sahel. The latest development was contained in a statement issued by the two parties dated Friday, December…

Tragedy As 24 Dead, 30 Rescued In Niger Boat Accident (Photos)

Tragedy As 24 Dead, 30 Rescued In Niger Boat Accident (Photos)

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) on Monday said no fewer than 24 bodies have been recovered and 30 people rescued in the boat accident that occurred in Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger…

Tanker Crushes 16-Year-Old Girl To Death In Niger

Tanker Crushes 16-Year-Old Girl To Death In Niger

Priscilla Galadima, a teenage girl on Wednesday reportedly died after being run over by a tanker trailer in Minna, the capital of Niger State. The 16-year-old girl was a resident of the Barkin-Sale neighbourhood of…

NAF Helicopter Crash Forces Bandits To Flee Niger Forests, Free Kidnapped Victims

NAF Helicopter Crash Forces Bandits To Flee Niger Forests, Free Kidnapped Victims

Following news of a recent military offensive in the Shiroro Local Government Area where MI 171 Airforce Helicopter crashed, bandits causing unrest in the jungles of Niger State are allegedly departing the state to find…

JUST-IN: Nigerian Military Buries 22 Officers Killed In Niger

JUST-IN: Nigerian Military Buries 22 Officers Killed In Niger

The National Military Cemetery in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, is serving as the final resting place for no fewer than 22 soldiers of the Nigerian Army who lost their lives in action in…

JUST-IN: Pilot Of Crashed Air Force Jet Laid To Rest

JUST-IN: Pilot Of Crashed Air Force Jet Laid To Rest

Flight Lieutenant Ibrahim Adamu Abubakar, the pilot of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) MI-171 fighter that crashed in Niger State has been laid to rest. According to information obtained by the New Telegraph, a prayer…

Coup: ECOWAS Delegation Arrives In Niger For Diplomatic Discussions

Coup: ECOWAS Delegation Arrives In Niger For Diplomatic Discussions

On Saturday, a delegation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) arrived in the Niger Republic in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to reach a peaceful resolution with the military leaders that overthrew President…

Niger Coup: Fani-Kayode Rejects Military Invasion

Niger Coup: Fani-Kayode Rejects Military Invasion

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has criticised the Federal Government proposed military invasion of the Niger Republic in order to reinstall overthrown President Mohamed Bazoum. According…