Meet the Nigerian rapper who loves dressing modestly

Rapper Haddy Rapia is making a name for herself in a traditionally conservative and mainly Muslim area of northern Nigeria.

14 Nov 2017 03:13

Nigeria kidnapping: Ian Squire killed and three freed

Ian Squire died after being held hostage in Nigeria alongside three others, who have been freed.

06 Nov 2017 07:40

Art X Lagos: Dozens exhibit work rooted in reality

Artists from more than 60 African countries flock to Nigerian city and explore subjects from Boko Haram to beauty.

03 Nov 2017 11:35

Chibok diaries: Chronicling a Boko Haram kidnapping

One of the Chibok girls freed in May tells how a diary was kept of some of their three years in captivity in Nigeria.

23 Oct 2017 04:36

Niger government foiled attempted coup, president announces

At least four senior military officers were arrested earlier in the week, for an ‘evil attempt at destabilisation’ Niger’s government has foiled an attempted coup and arrested people who planned to use aerial firepower to seize control, the president ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger coup plot foiled - President Mahamadou Issoufou - BBC News

BBC NewsNiger coup plot foiled - President Mahamadou IssoufouBBC NewsNiger's President Mahamadou Issoufou has said his government has foiled a plot to overthrow him. Mr Issoufou said the plotters planned to use "aerial firepower" to unseat him, in comments made on state TV. He was elected in 2011, bringing to an end ...Niger government foils coup attempt, president says on TV ReutersNiger President: Several Arrested After Aborted Coup Attempt ABC NewsNiger Arrests Officers Plotting Coup Ahead of 2016 Election Bloomberg Yahoo Newsall 131 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger coup plot foiled - President Mahamadou Issoufou

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou has said his government has foiled a plot to overthrow him. Mr Issoufou said the plotters planned to use "aerial firepower" to unseat him, in comments made on state TV. He was elected in 2011, bringing to an end years ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger says nine military officers arrested over 'coup plot'

Niger's interior minister on Saturday said nine military officers had been arrested on suspicion of planning a coup and would face a military tribunal, after the opposition challenged the government to provide proof of the plot. The arrests, which took ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger arrests nine military officers for coup plot

NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's government has arrested nine military officers for planning a coup, the interior minister said on Saturday, more than doubling the number of arrests reported earlier this week. President Mahamadou Issoufou said in a televised ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger arrests military officers over 'coup plot' - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comNiger arrests military officers over 'coup plot'Aljazeera.comNiger has arrested nine military officers on suspicion of planning a coup, government officials said. The arrests, which took place earlier this week, came after a nearly one-month long surveillance operation, Hassoumi Massaoudou, Niger's interior ...Niger arrests more military officers in alleged coup attempt U.S. News & World ReportNiger Says Nine Military Officers Arrested in Alleged Coup Plot Voice of Americaall 110 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger: World Bank Help to Increase Access to Electricity in Niger - AllAfrica.com

Niger: World Bank Help to Increase Access to Electricity in NigerAllAfrica.comWashington — The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA)* credit of us$54.5 million and a grant in the amount of us$10.5 million to increase access to electricity in Niger. The ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger: “Today, Nigeriens know that their children can recover from malnutrition” - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalNiger: “Today, Nigeriens know that their children can recover from malnutrition”Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International“I was born in Zinder, Niger's second largest city, situated in the south of the country. In 2005, with my midwifery degree in hand, I was recruited by MSF. So, at 21 years old, I became a day nurse at the intensive therapeutic feeding centre (ITFC ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Acting MD of NDDC, Semenitari promises express development of Niger Delta

Mrs. Ibim Seminitari has assumed office as the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. Seminitari, whose appointment was announced yesterday, was at the NDDC Headquarters on Aba Road in Port Harcourt to receive a handover ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

ShelterBox Sends Christmas Aid To Children In Niger

A Cornish disaster relief charity has packed school materials for six thousand children fleeing violence in Niger. ShelterBox says this is the time of year focused on children opening special packages and none more special than the 120 school boxes packed ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger: Boko Haram Militants Kill Five as Regional Attacks Mount

NIAMEY (HAN) December 23, 2015 – Public Diplomacy and Regional Stability Initiatives News. Boko Haram militants killed two soldiers and three civilians in Niger’s southern border town of Abadam in an overnight raid, two security sources told Reuters ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Niger: Getting Children to Grow Healthily - AllAfrica.com

Niger: Getting Children to Grow HealthilyAllAfrica.comTen years later, strategies to tackle other deadly diseases in Niger are combining with the fight against malnutrition in a public health approach. Rahi Harouma is 40 and lives in Keleme, a small village in the Bouza department in southern Niger. It is ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Boko Haram militants in Niger kill five as regional attacks mount - Reuters

Pirate FMBoko Haram militants in Niger kill five as regional attacks mountReutersNIAMEY Boko Haram militants killed two soldiers and three civilians in Niger's southern border town of Abadam in an overnight raid, two security sources told Reuters on Wednesday, in the third suspected attack by the group in less than 24 hours.ShelterBox Sends Christmas Aid To Children In Niger Pirate FMall 334 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Algeria: Tamanrasset - Over 600 Nationals From Niger Repatriates to Their Country - AllAfrica.com

Algeria: Tamanrasset - Over 600 Nationals From Niger Repatriates to Their CountryAllAfrica.comTamanrasset — A total of 629 national from Niger were repatriated Wednesday to their country of origin from the reception centre of Tamanrasset (1970-km south of Algiers), according to the officials of the Algerian Red Crescent committee of ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Abuja Disco installs 5000 meters in Niger pilot project

In a swift move towards regulatory compliance on metering, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has commenced the installation of 5,000 meters in Tunga area of Niger State under the pilot scheme of its planned mass metering project. Speaking ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Sudan, Niger Discuss Bilateral Relations, Coordination in Issues of Combating Terrorism

Khartoum — Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour held talks, Wednesday, at premises of the Ministry with Minister of Niger, Aisha Bolama on progress of bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern. Ghandour said in press statements following ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54