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    World Niger: Junta Cuts Off Electricity, Water Supply To French Embassy - Daily Trust
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    Metro Niger junta lifts curfew days after coup - Punch Newspaper
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    World Former Niger president Mamadou Tandja dies aged 82 – Vanguard News
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    Metro PHOTOS: 25 Ex-Boko Haram Fighters Return To Nigeria From Niger - Channels TV Nigeria News
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    Metro Okada rider jailed over anal sex with six boys – Premium Times Nigeria

    A chief magistrates’ court in Minna, Niger, has sentenced a 23-year-old commercial … Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Republic Of Niger Beefs Up Border Watch After ‘Refugee Influx’ From Nigeria - Vanguard News

    The Sahel state of Niger said Thursday it had sent security reinforcements to part of its border struggling with an influx of displaced people and criminals from neighbouring Nigeria. The measures have been taken in the Maradi area on the southern-central part of the border, which abuts the...
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    Metro Nine people killed in Boko Haram attacks in Niger – Officials – Premium Times Nigeria

    Authorities on Tuesday said nine people were killed on Monday night in Diffa city, South-east Niger in several attacks believed to be carried out by terror group, Boko Haram. Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Gunmen abduct two brothers, five others in Niger – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Niger State Commissioner of Police, Dibal Yakadi, on Firday said gunmen kidnapped seven people in Munya Local Government area of the state. Yakadi in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said two brothers, Alhaji Garba Yakassai and Alhaji Umar Yakassai and five others were...
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    Metro Accident: 16 Roasted to Death in Niger – Thisdaylive

    Laleye Dipo in Minna Barely three weeks after 13 people lost their lives on the Bida-Minna road in Niger State, another accident on the same road on Monday reportedly claimed 16 lives. This time, the accident occurred at Kakapangi after Katearegi town in the Katcha Local Government Area of the...
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    Politics PHOTOS: Buhari Attends ECOWAS Meeting on Common Currency

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Niamey, Republic of Niger, participated in the Meeting of the ECOWAS Task Force on Common Currency. See photos:
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    Politics Buhari's Meeting With Nigerien President, Issoufou, Postponed

    The visit of President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Republic to President Muhammadu Buhari scheduled for today, Friday, May 5, 2017, has been put forward. Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Mr. Femi Adesina, in a press statement late Thursday night stated that “the...
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    World 57 Well-trained Boko Haram Fighters Killed by Military Troops in Niger

    Military troops of the republic of Niger on Monday killed 57 Boko Haram jihadists during a fight in southeast Niger, AFP says. According to a military source, ten soldiers were slightly injured in the exchanges which started late Sunday after a large group of the fighters arrived on...
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    World Niger Tries 1,000 Arrested Boko Haram Members in Secret

    The Niger republic has commenced the trial of about 1,000 Boko Haram members it captured in secret. According to Chief prosecutor Chaibou Samna, the trials, on charges of terrorist links, started on the second of March. He said those facing trial are from several neighboring countries like...
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    Metro 31 Young Boko Haram Fighters Surrender to Niger Govt

    Thirty one members of the Boko Haram sect have surrendered to the Nigerien security authorities in Niger republic. This follows recent clearance of the last of the sect's camps in Sambisa forest. Niger Interior Minister, Mohamed Bazoum, on Wednesday said dozens of Boko Haram fighters gave...
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    Metro Sallah: Man Tortured, Tied to Electric Pole for Stealing Ram in Niger

    A 42-year-old man (Ishaku), was tortured and tied to an electric pole for allegedly attempting to steal a ram at Unguwar Tumbu, Madalla, in Niger State. A resident of the area said that the suspect was caught trying to escape with the ram, after he untied it from a tree where it was feeding...
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    World New Group Surface, Threatens Attacks in Niger

    A new armed group has threatened to launch attacks in the uranium-rich west African country of Niger to protest against the marginalisation of the minority Toubou population. The arid country, one of the world’s poorest, is facing attacks from Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadists and other groups...
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    World Nigeria's Boko Haram Retakes Bosso Town in Niger

    The militant group, Boko Haram, has retaken Bosso, a town on the border between Nigeria and Niger, Channels reports. Boko Haram retook the town, located in southeastern Niger, overnight after clashes with soldiers from Niger and Nigeria, the mayor of Bosso said on Monday. The militants had...