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Terrorism: French Military Neutralize Forty Gunmen At Niger Border

At least 40 rebel fighters have been killed at a Niger/Burkina Faso border in a military operation by the French military. A recently released statement after the attack on Thursday shared that the French military was profoundly pleased with the successful operation, calling it a “new tactical success” for France’s counterterrorism efforts in Africa’s Sahel […]Read More

Boko Haram: Niger Army Neutralizes A Rebel Attack Near Lake

Up to 40 Boko Haram insurgents were killed on Tuesday night by soldiers of the Nigerien army on an island in Lake Chad, on the borders of Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad. According to a statement from the Ministry of Defence, an estimated 100 Boko Haram fighters arrived on the island in four large dugout […]Read More

At Least 16 Soldiers Die In Latest Boko Haram Attack

Nearly 23 years of terrorizing Nigeria and its neighbouring countries, the Boko Haram group have struck again in Niger. According to Niger’s defence ministry, hundreds of Boko Haram fighters attacked a military post in southern Niger, killing 16 soldiers and wounding 9 more. About 50 Boko Haram attackers were killed in the resulting combat in […]Read More

3.9M COVAX: 6 States Receive Over 599,000 Doses Of Vaccine

A total of six states in Nigeria had gotten over 599,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. These states include Jigawa, Niger, Osun, Plateau, Kano, Bauchi received a total of 592,520 doses. Jigawa State received 68,000 doses; Niger State got 74,110 doses and 64,240 doses were delivered to Osun State. Also, Plateau State received 105,600 […]Read More

Timeline: Niger State Kidnapping Persist

Abductions of people in Niger State have continued to persist as bandits have been reported to have invaded Jangaru village in Rafi local government area of the state kidnapping no fewer than 30 people. It was gathered that the bandits had hidden their motorcycles far away from the village and trekked from their “Park” to […]Read More

Economy: Dependence Of Niger Republic and Nigeria

The border between Nigeria and the Republic of Niger is the longest among Nigeria’s neighboring countries. Both countries have a strong historical background, share a common language and religion across neighboring towns, and have been trading partners for decades. The Republic of Niger and Nigeria have always had strong historical and social ties as they share […]Read More