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Finally, Niger Republic Opens Land Border With Nigeria

Finally, Niger Republic Opens Land Border With Nigeria

Barely a week after the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) opened the Illela land border between Nigeria and the Niger Republic, the neighbouring country’s government on Friday also opened its Konni frontier for business. New Telegraph…

Alia Accuses Benue Indigenes Of Inviting Herders To Destabilise State

Alia Accuses Benue Indigenes Of Inviting Herders To Destabilise State

Benue State Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia on Monday said the influx of herdsmen into the State was as a result of the invitation by some Benue indigenes to Fulani herdsmen in Niger Republic to…

We’re Open To Talks With Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger – Tinubu

We’re Open To Talks With Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu on Saturday said despite recent coups in Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea and their decision to exit the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Nigeria is still willing to have talks…

ECOWAS Ministers Meet In Abuja Over Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Withdrawal

ECOWAS Ministers Meet In Abuja Over Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Withdrawal

Following the withdrawal of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger Republic from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Foreign Affairs Ministers of the West African Bloc are currently in Abuja to discuss the development.…

FG Renews Suspension Of Flights To Niger Republic

FG Renews Suspension Of Flights To Niger Republic

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday renewed the suspension of commercial flights from Niger Republic to Nigeria and from Nigeria to the nation’s northern neighbouring country. New Telegraph reports that this was part of…

ECOWAS: Niger Warns Nigeria Against Jeopardising Enduring Fraternity Bonds

ECOWAS: Niger Warns Nigeria Against Jeopardising Enduring Fraternity Bonds

The Nigerian Government has received a stern warning from the Niger Republic for violating its sovereignty and jeopardising the friendly relations between the two nations. Speaking in a joint statement issued on January 28, Burkina…

World Bank: Niger Coup Will Put Pressure On Nigeria Food Market

World Bank: Niger Coup Will Put Pressure On Nigeria Food Market

On Wednesday, the World Bank said the ongoing coup d’état in the Niger Republic is very likely to increase the pressure on Nigeria and other West African nations’ food markets. It stated that the Nigerien…

Coup: Tijjaniyya Appeals To ECOWAS To Deploy Diplomatic Resolution

Coup: Tijjaniyya Appeals To ECOWAS To Deploy Diplomatic Resolution

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been instructed by the International Organisation of Tijaniyyah Brotherhood to utilise diplomacy in the leadership issue in the Niger Republic. Their appeal was contained in a…

Coup: NEF Calls On Tinubu To Lift Sanctions Against Niger

Coup: NEF Calls On Tinubu To Lift Sanctions Against Niger

Following the coup in the neighbouring country, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has urged President Bola Tinubu to lift the economic sanctions against the Niger Republic. It would be recalled that on Wednesday, July 26,…