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Niger puts 1,000 'Boko Haram fighters' on trial

Niger has begun the trials behind closed doors of about 1,000 suspected fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist movement, officials said today. Chief prosecutor Chaibou Samna told AFP that the trials, on charges of terrorist links, had begun on March 2. Those ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Nigerian women displaced by Boko Haram hold protest Business Standard, 2 weeks ago

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Niger declares emergency in areas flanking restive Mali

A government statement read on state television yesterday said a state of emergency would be enforced in seven departments of the regions of Tillaberi and Tahoua.
 DNA3 weeks ago

France to send contingent to help army in Niger

France is to send a contingent of counter-terror forces within three days to help the army in Niger after militants ambushed a military patrol killing 16. The defence ministry said, the decision was taken following a request from President Mahamadou Issoufou ...
 News on Air3 weeks ago France sends backup to Niger after 16 troops killed  DNA3 weeks ago

Niger frees 15 accused of complicity in coup attempt

A court in Niger has freed fifteen civilians accused of complicity in an attempted putsch against President Mahamadou Issoufou, their lawyer said on Saturday.
 DNA3 hours ago

Former Niger Delta militants call on Nigeria to pay stipends or face protests

Former militant leaders in Nigeria's Niger Delta oil region have urged the government to pay out delayed stipends granted under a 2009 amnesty or face protests, a statement said on Thursday.
 DNA2 days ago Nigeria militant amnesty programme faces cash crunch, says official  DNA1 week ago Nigeria says will make overdue payments to ex-militants in Niger Delta  DNA1 month ago

Nigeria's Buhari condemns spate of killings, orders investigation

ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemned a spate of killings in different parts of the country and ordered an investigation into a raid by gunmen that killed 17 people on Monday night.The motive for the attack on a market in the central region of ...
 First Post.com3 days ago Nigeria declares pollution in southern city an emergency, closes plant  DNA1 month ago Nigeria's Buhari says will pursue peace in restive Niger Delta in 2017  Reuters2 months ago

Niger sentences exiled politician in baby-trafficking case

Niger's appeals court on Monday sentenced an exiled former presidential candidate to a year in jail for child trafficking, the final ruling in a long-running case that his lawyers have dismissed as politically motivated.
 DNA1 week ago

Nigerian state seeks to move oil firms to troubled Niger delta

Nigeria's southern oil-rich Rivers state today backed a government call for major oil companies to move their offices to the Niger delta region, as part of measures to stem unrest in the oil-rich area.
 DNA1 week ago

FEATURE-Farmers in Sahel learn ways to avoid drought disaster

By Nellie Peyton DAKAR, March 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Seydou Walaga, a grey-haired farmer in western Niger, lifts the hatch of his grain silo, a round hut made of sticks and straw, to reveal piles of sorghum and millet.
 DNA2 weeks ago

Thousands protest in Niger as pressure on gov't mounts

Thousands of people marched in Niger's capital of Niamey today against the government of President Mahamadou Issoufou, calling for improved living conditions and the release of "political prisoners".
 DNA2 weeks ago Nigeria militants say readying fighters to hit 'enemy' in Niger Delta  Reuters2 months ago Nigerian ex-militants say lost confidence in Buhari over restive Delta  Reuters2 months ago
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