Posts Tagged ‘Niger Republic’

Insurgency: Buhari Sympathises With Niger Over Death Of 70 Persons

By Adejumo Enock The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 70 people in Zaroumdareye, a border town between Niger Republic and Mali by militants. The President described the incident as another clarion call for African leaders’ united action against terrorism. This was contained in a statement titled, “President Buhari sympathises with […]

Niger Soldiers Kill 56 Terrorists, Arrest 13 Alive

By Adejumo Enock The Soldiers of Niger Republic has killed 56 terrorists in the Tillaberi region along the boarder with Mali. According to report, the Niger Republic has announced that its soldiers had also arrested 13 terrorists alive and also seized 36 vehicles from them. A Twitter user @bulamabukarti disclosed this on Tuesday. According to […]

Wanted Maina Nabbed In Niger Republic

By Seun Adeuyi The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has been arrested in Niger Republic. The Punch quoted a top security officer as disclosing that Maina was arrested by Nigerian Security agencies on Monday. The arrest was said to have been done in collaboration with the Economic and Financial […]

FG Signs Fuel Storage And Transportaion Deal With Niger Republic

By Idowu Maryam The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Republic of Niger on the transportation and storage of petroleum products. The development was made known to newsmen by Garba Deen Muhammad, Group General Manager/Special Adviser on Media to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources in a statement on […]

Over 45 Dead, 226,000 displaced In Niger Flooding

Niger Republic is currently in the throes of heavy flooding, as over 226,000 people have been forced out of their homes. Over 45 are reported dead. Dozens of homes made of mud have collapsed, as farmers living and working along the river in Kirkissoye district have seen entire rice fields submerged by rising flood waters. […]

Regime Approves N30bn for Roads to Niger Republic

The Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday approved contracts for construction of two roads from Sokoto and Jigawa States up to Nigeria’s borders with Niger Republic at a total cost of about N30 billion. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the FEC meeting […]