Niger News

Royalty has curtailed my freedom – Ojukwu, Igwe of Enugu Urban – Punch Newspapers

From being the Editor of Renaissance, I moved to the News Agency of Nigeria as a pioneer staff editor and from there I joined Satelight Newspaper.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 22, 2019

US begins pullout of troops from Africa

The decision came on the back of a political furore that erupted following the killing of four US soldiers in October during a counter-insurgency operation in Niger.

The East African , Kenya Feb 22, 2019

Nkosingiphile Ngcobo: I made the Caf Best XI because of Amajita teammates

Photo: BackpagePix JOHANNESBURG – After being the only Amajita player to be voted into the African Youth Championships Best XI in Niger, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo says he wouldn’t have done it without the support of his teammates and coaches.

IOL , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Can Nigeria deliver credible elections?

Abuja, Nigeria - Will Nigerians finally get to elect a new president in a free-and-fair election after a week delay?

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Five killed, several kidnapped in Boko Haram attacks in Chad

Boko Haram is active mainly in Nigeria, but the group periodically stages raids in neighbouring countries such as Chad, Niger, and Cameroon.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

5 killed, several seized in Boko Haram attacks in Chad

Boko Haram is active mainly in Nigeria, but the group periodically stages raids in neighbouring countries such as Chad, Niger, and Cameroon.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

We need 190m litres of petroleum product to complete second Niger bridge

By Prince Okafor The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babajide Fashola, has said that the Federal Government will need 192 million litres of petroleum product to complete the second Niger bridge.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

INEC and the history of election postponements

Leke Baiyewu Many Nigerians were shocked last Saturday when they woke up to the news that the general elections had been postponed.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

2 camps differ on measures to curb trafficking in ivory

One camp, led by Kenya and made up of Benin, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Niger and Togo, wants tighter controls to curb illicit killing of the mammal for tusks while the other — comprised of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia – wants looser restrictions.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019