Niger to Hand Over Scores of Boko Haram Militants to ICC
[Premium Times] The Niger Government has arrested scores of Boko Haram militants and will hand them over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for trial, President Mahamadou Issoufou, has said.
Expert Views-What Are the Main Humanitarian Needs of Boko Haram Victims in Niger?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Diffa -Representatives from some of the world's leading aid agencies share their thoughts
Driven Back and Desperate, Boko Haram Heaps Misery On Niger
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Diffa, Niger -Displaced Nigerians are hungry, scared of further violence and haunted by bloodshed they witnessed
Six Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Violence
[Deutsche Welle] An alleged raid by Boko Haram militants has killed six and wounded seven people in southern Niger. The Nigeria-based fighters have been increasingly active in the country as they seek to expand their influence.
UN Urges World Not to Forget Niger
[RFI] UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien has urged the international community to focus on the plight of people in Niger who have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.
In Niger, UN Relief Chief Urges Focus On Civilians Impacted By Boko Haram Violence
[UN News] Wrapping up a two-day mission to Niger, the top United Nations humanitarian official has called for greater attention to the crisis unfolding in the country's Diffa region, where violence at the hands of Boko Haram has forced more than 240,000 people out of their homes on both sides of the border with Nigeria.
Hassabo Receives Nigerian Delegation
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul-Rahman has underscored firmness of the Sudanese-Nigerian relations and Sudan keenness to enhance them for interest of the two countries and people.
National Statement at Lake Chad Basin Regional Security Summit
[State Department] Abuja -Good afternoon. President Buhari, your Excellencies, distinguished ministers, it is an honor to join you today and express our profound appreciation to President Buhari and the people of Nigeria for hosting us.
Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken to Travel to Abuja for Regional Security Summit
[State Department] Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken will travel to Abuja, Nigeria, May 12--14, to lead the U.S. delegation to the second Regional Security Summit and for bilateral meetings. The Deputy Secretary will be joined in Abuja by Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism Justin Siberell.
IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Niger
[IMF] Press Release No. 16/208
Mother/Child Health - Chantal Biya, Aisha Buhari Come Together
[Cameroon Tribune] Abuja -Both First Ladies had a cordial meeting at the office of the Wife of the President of Nigeria, Yesterday, May 3, 2016 in Abuja.
President Biya Dismisses Accusation Over Terrorist Protection
[Cameroon Tribune] Abuja -The Head of State and President Buhari gave a dual press conference in Abuja last Wednesday, May 4? 2016.
Inquiry Hearings Into Nigerian Military Over Shi'ite Killings Finish
[Deutsche Welle] The Nigerian army is suspected of killing hundreds of Shi'ite Muslims, but there are doubts whether the alleged culprits will be prosecuted. Fifty Shi'ites, meanwhile, face charges over the death of one soldier.
Boko Haram, Islamic State, and Underlying Concerns for the Region
[African Arguments] Last year, Boko Haram pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. What's come of it?