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29 May 2019
Northwest nigeria violence drives 20,000 displaced into Niger.
7 May 2019
At least 58 people were killed in Niger when an overturned fuel tanker from which they were siphoning gasoline exploded, the government said on Monday.
13 Dec 2018
A 70-year-old man named Yakubu Chanji has married a 15-year-old girl in Lapai, Niger in Nigeria. Chanji, also known as Nafsi-Nafsi in Minna city, earned the sobriquet “Chanji” for his frequent divorces and replacement of wives.
21 Sep 2018
Floods across 10 states of Nigeria have killed 100 people, a spokesman for the country's emergency and disasters agency said on Monday (September 17). Heavy rains in recent days has resulted in a national disaster in four states - Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.
20 Sep 2018
Floods across 10 states of Nigeria have killed 100 people, a spokesman for the country's emergency and disasters agency said on Monday (September 17). Heavy rains in recent days has resulted in a national disaster in four states - Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.
24 Oct 2017
The top U.S. general said on Monday he had no information that Army special operation forces involved in a deadly attack in Niger earlier this month had taken too many risks.
22 Oct 2017
Military veterans, friends and family gather in Florida for the funeral of Sgt. La David Johnson, who died this month when his patrol was ambushed in Niger.
20 Oct 2017
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday the U.S. military did not have all the accurate information on an ambush in Niger earlier this month that killed four U.S. soldiers.
17 Sep 2017
Bashir Ama was a people smuggler in Agadez, a desert city in Niger known until recently as the people-smuggling capital of Africa. But conditions have changed, and Bashir Ama has opted to fund a football team instead.
31 Dec 2016
Nigeria has reopened two important trade routes which had been closed for years because of attacks by Boko Haram.
24 Dec 2016
Known as the 'Magician of the desert', Nigerien fashion designer Alphadi is about to open the 10th edition of his International Festival for Fashion in Africa, or FIMA, in Agadez.

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