Niger

July 17, 2022

French armed forces minister visits Abidjan

Lecornu is on a visit to Ivory Coast after a stop in Niger to discuss "the security situation in Africa, particularly in the Sahel-Saharan strip.
July 15, 2022

Northern Nigeria stages horse parade to mark Eid al-Adha

The end of Eid al Adha in Nigeria is being celebrated with a mix of religious and equestrian festivities known as The Durbar festival. The practice dates back over 200 years but some people believe it has been celebrated by the residents of that region since the 14th century
July 15, 2022

Two French ministers in Niger, a new privileged partner in the Sahel

France's foreign and military ministers begin an official visit to Niger on Friday, a key partner of Paris in the Sahel, at a time when France is seeking to redefine its military and diplomatic offer in Africa.
July 15, 2022

Nigeria: Just in – Court Orders Salary Increase for CJN, Nigerian Judges

The court gave the judgement in a suit filed by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Sebastine Hon, seeking an upward review of the emoluments and salaries of judges in Nigeria.
July 15, 2022

Dozens of migrants rescued In Nigerien desert – UN

The 29 men, 12 women and three girls, all from West African countries, "were on their way to Libya" and were found about 20 km from the town of Dirkou, in northeastern Niger, IOM said.
July 15, 2022

Nigeria Ranks 123rd, Moves Up 16 Places On Global Gender Gap Index

Nigeria has been ranked 123rd out of 146 countries on the 2022 global gender gap index, and moved up 16 places from its 139th ranking out of 156 countries in 2021.
July 15, 2022

Nigeria: Cash Squeeze, High Fares Lower Domestic Passenger Traffic At Nigerian Airports

Domestic air travel is recording low passenger traffic at the beginning of the second half of the year when upswing in air travel is expected, THISDAY has learnt.
July 15, 2022

Nigeria: Buhari Wants Global Anti-Corruption Criminal Court to Try Offenders

President Muhammadu Buhari has clamoured for the establishment of an International Anti-Corruption Criminal Court to try offenders across the globe.
July 15, 2022

Nigeria: World Bank Lists Nigeria Among Top 10 Countries With Worst Inflation Rate

The World Bank recently listed Nigeria among the top 10 countries in the world with the worst inflation rates based on 2021 figures.
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