Latest News for: Niger office


Clashes in Nigeria's Borno State hamper humanitarian work: UN 16 Apr 2021
At least five nongovernmental organization (NGO) offices and several NGO vehicles, as well as a mobile storage unit, water tanks, a health outpost and a nutrition stabilization center were damaged ... The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Niger is planning an inter-agency mission with the UNHCR and local authorities.

Tens of thousands flee north Nigeria town after jihadist attacks

Urdu Point 16 Apr 2021
Fighters from the so-called Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) stormed the town in Borno state three times in a week to strike a military garrison, torching homes, a police station and a UN office ... In Niger, jihadists struck a town in the Diffa region overnight Thursday, killing a customs officer, a town official said.

Thousands flee after Nigeria jihadist attack kills 10 in northeast town

Independent online (SA) 15 Apr 2021
At least 10 people were killed when jihadists attacked a northeast Nigerian town, torching a UN office and triggering an exodus into neighbouring Niger, local officials and the UN said Thursday ... showing 8,000 fleeing residents had reached the Niger towns of Chetimari and Gagamari.

Two arrested for possessing 260 packets of cannabis

Graphic 14 Apr 2021
According to the police, Haruna hired the bus with registration number GC 5118-Z to transport the substance from Alaba in Kumasi to Niger, but luck eluded the two when they were arrested at Techiman in the Bono East Region ... ACP Adamu said the police kept surveillance on the vehicle till it set off last Monday, April 12, on its way to Niger.

Fragile calm in northeast Nigeria town after jihadist assault

Manila Standard Today 12 Apr 2021
Dozens of fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) late Saturday stormed Damasak, in Borno state near the border with Niger, setting fire to facilities of international aid organisations ... Residents who fled towards the Niger border to escape the attack returned to the town on Sunday.

2.3mn people in Niger could face food insecurity

TeluguStop 10 Apr 2021
Over 2.3 million people in Niger could face food insecurity in the coming months, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) ... In February, UN humanitarian partners in Niger, which has a population of nearly 25 million, ...

Digital Development and Strategy Consultant

Reliefweb 08 Apr 2021
... Burkina Faso and Niger ... The Consultant will work directly with USAID/Sahel Regional Office, USAID/Niger and USAID/Burkina Faso and implementing partners to achieve the objectives. USAID/Sahel Regional Office will lead on this engagement and will be the primary contact with all U.S.

Two killed in transport vehicle ambush in northern Burkina Faso

Sina 08 Apr 2021
... of Markoye in Burkina Faso to the market of Dolbel in Niger, the neighboring country. Two people were killed," a senior police officer told Xinhua.

Saudi- WAMY Distributes Food Baskets, Shelter Materials to People Affected by Floods in Niger

MENA FN 07 Apr 2021
The Director of WAMY office in Niger Osama Al-Sabaghi said that the floods swept away many houses, therefore WAMY launched ...

Four Niger soldiers killed in double 'terror' attack

Urdu Point 05 Apr 2021
Niamey, April 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Apr, 2021 ) .Niger's ... The first president installed in a democratic transition of power in Niger's six decades of independence from France, Bazoum on Friday lashed out at jihadist "war crimes" in his country as he took office.

Niger’s new president term starts amid intense violence

The North Africa Journal 05 Apr 2021
Niger’s defence ministry said Sunday that four of ... The first president installed in a democratic transition of power in Niger’s six decades of independence from France, Bazoum on Friday lashed out at jihadist “war crimes” in his country as he took office.

Local Governor Condemns Killings of Soldiers, Police Officer in Recent Attack in Nigeria

Urdu Point 03 Apr 2021
Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State, Nigeria, has condemned the recent attack which left soldiers and a police officer killed by bandits in a military base in Allawa, Shiroro local government area of Nigeria.

Niger president to be sworn in after 'attempted coup'

Urdu Point 02 Apr 2021
Niger's newly-elected president Mohamed Bazoum was set to be sworn into office on Friday, a democratic watershed overshadowed by jihadist violence and an alleged coup bid. Niamey (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Apr, 2021 ) .Niger's newly-elected president Mohamed ...

Jihad-hit Niger's new president blasts 'terrorists' for 'war crimes'

Ghana Web 02 Apr 2021
In its campaign to roll back the threat, Niger's diplomatic efforts "will be centred on Mali," Bazoum said. DIRECTLY FROM NIGER CONFERENCE FIELD ... The alleged coup leader is an air force officer in charge of security at Niamey's airbase and is being "actively sought", a source within Niger's security services told AFP on Wednesday.

Botched coup in Niger points to deep fissures in the country

Beijing News 02 Apr 2021
Events in Niger took a dramatic turn days before the country was about to make history by conducting the first transfer of power from one democratically elected government to another since its independence from France in 1960 ... Adejuwon Soyinka asks Olayinka Ajala, an expert on Niger Republic, to unpack what this means for the future of the country.