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Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR's special envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, says his organization would like to evacuate more people from Libya, but the government of Niger has suspended the operation because there are too few resettlement departures. For now, Cochetel says, the UNHCR has ...
"We are telling Niger Government by this warning strike that they have reneged on the agreement we reached with them in August 2017 and this a breach. "This money is overdue and had accrued since 2009, nine years now'' he said. Lawal noted that such alleged breach of agreement would not augur ...

According to him, the union and Niger Government had agreed on the payment of the N530 million accrued allowances in January. "We had an understanding with the state Government that from January 2018 they will start off setting the accrued allowances consecutively for a period of time. "We are telling ...
The Niger Government has pledged to give additional 150 hectares of land to support the second phase of the Federal Government's National Housing Programme (NHP) in the state. Mr Kudu Aliyu, Director, Public Building, Niger State Ministry of Works, made the pledge on Wednesday when some ...
A dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed on Gbako Local Government Area of Niger State following the invasion of Lemu town the headquarters of the local government by armed gang last Tuesday. The curfew would be in place indefinitely. The Chairman of the local government, Mr. John Taman, who ...

The Niger Government on Friday said that it recruited 345 health workers in 2017 to boost health services in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Mustapha Jibril, disclosed this while defending the ministry's budget before the Niger State House of Assembly in Minna. Jibril noted that the employment ...
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has approved a reduction in the cost of number plates for motorcycle owners, pegging the fee at N3,500 from N6,200, a government statement said on Sunday in Minna. The statement signed by Malam Jibrin Ndache, Bello's Chief Press Secretary, said that motorcycle owners ...
The Niger State Government says it is reviving and expanding the 30,000 hectares Bobi Grazing Reserve in Oro village of Mariga Local Government, as part of efforts to curtail farmers/herdsmen clashes. A statement by Jibrin Ndache, Chief Press Secretary of the Governor, said on Sunday in Minna that Gov ...
Niger Government would sponsor the surgery of a 10-year-old boy victim of homosexuality at Minna General Hospital, Mrs Mairam Kolo, the Director General of the state Child Rights Protection Agency, said. Kolo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Friday that the boy needed immediate ...
He added that the Niger government is not contributing to the project and they do not need to do so because Nigeria is at advantage. "We have to also provide the same infrastructure that makes them go to other countries for business." "Those countries already have the access and that is why Niger can go ...
With the cooperation of UNHCR's partners and thanks to the support of the government of Niger, the evacuated people are being accommodated in UNHCR's Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Niamey, where assistance and psychosocial support are available while applications for resettlement or ...
"The Niger government is not contributing to the project and they do not need to do so. We have to also provide the same infrastructure that makes them go to other countries for business. Those countries already have the access and that is why Niger can go there go there for business." Amaechi said the ...
"By the end of 2018, we hope to evacuate thousands more." With the cooperation of UNHCR's partners and support from of the Niger government, the 128 refugees flown to Niger on Tuesday are being accommodated in guest houses in Niamey. So far, 770 refugees have been evacuated to Niger, including ...
By the end of 2018, we hope to evacuate thousands more," said Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR's special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean. With the cooperation of UNHCR's partners and thanks to the crucial support of the government of Niger, the 128 refugees evacuated to Niger on Tuesday, 13 February, ...
That would include authorities from Congress and the President as well as from host governments. It's possible, several officials say, that some tasks might be carried out by French forces which have a significant presence in the region. The US has permission from Niger's government to arm drones in the ...
That would include authorities from Congress and the President as well as from host governments. It's possible, several officials say, that some tasks might be carried out by French forces which have a significant presence in the region. The US has permission from Niger's government to arm drones in the ...

He also thanked the government of Niger for its commitment and support, and congratulated all his colleagues for their efforts. He then dedicated this trophy to the most vulnerable children of Niger, a privileged target of World Vision, who are at the heart of World Vision's global strategy called ''Our Promise ...
He also urged state governments and other key stakeholders to work with Nigeria Centre of Disease Control to address outbreak of diseases. The Niger Commissioner for Health, Dr Mustapha Jibril, commended the minister of health for the timely meeting. Jibril said Niger government was able to do a lot to ...
Once we have Niamey's authorisation we will undertake whatever action is requested by Niger's government and which fully respects the country's sovereignty," Alfano told a conference on migration from Africa to EUrope attended by 13 European and African countries, the EU, the UN and OSCE.
He also urged state governments and other key stakeholders to work with Nigeria Centre of Disease Control to address outbreak of diseases. The Niger Commissioner for Health, Dr Mustapha Jibril, commended the minister of health for the timely meeting. Jibril said Niger government was able to do a lot to ...
A New Bussa High Court in Niger State has ruled against the Niger State Government and the state House of Assembly in a suit filed by the Social Democratic party, 14 other registered political parties and five local government councillors over the reduction of the tenure of local governments in state.
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 26, 2018 - Today, the U.S. government's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the government of Niger celebrated the start of the five-year, $437 million MCC Niger Compact designed to promote economic growth and reduce poverty. The compact has now officially ...
The Niger government and the management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Plc have set up a 15-member committee to work out modalities for an improved electricity power supply across the state. The news agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that the committee is to be headed by Alhaji ...
In late 2016 the Niger government announced it would merge it state-owned fixed line operator, Sonitel, with its wholly owned mobile unit, Sahel-Com, to form a new entity known as Niger Telecom. The merged company hopes to be more efficient through the sharing of resources and infrastructure. It is also ...
gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted seven people including officials of the All progressives Congress (APC) from Munya Local government of Niger State, along the Sarkin Power-Minna road on Thursday after a meeting at Sarkin Pawa, the council headquarters. Among those abducted were the ...
(ANSA) - Rome, January 15 - Italy's mission in Niger is to fight illicit traffic at the request of he Niger government, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said Monday. "Niger is on the southern border of Libya and our task will be to help the Niger armed forces to control an area crossed by armed bands", he told ...
Migrants also are provided pocket money to cover incidental expenses during their journeys. For the safe implementation of the assisted voluntary and reintegration programme, the UN Migration Agency in Niger partners with the government of Niger, various national and international stakeholders such as ...
UNHCR Niger is working closely with the government of Niger to improve RSD procedures in country, as well as in close collaboration with IOM for ... This intervention is possible due to the solidarity of the Niger government, who have signed a MoU with UNHCR on 26th December to guide the intervention.
Secondus made the assertion last Saturday at the "Unity rally," organised by the party's Agaie/Lapai Local government of Niger State branch where nearly 600 members of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC) defected to the PDP. Represented by the National Financial Secretary of the party, ...
He said that the Niger government only paid 20 per cent out of the 54 per cent of the harmonised pension increase. "We are appealing to Niger government to see us as their parents and pay the remaining 34 per cent to enable us cope. "Some of us are still receiving N4, 000 monthly and this cannot pay ...
... as he and his sub commanders fled from the onslaught. "Several of his foot soldiers have also been killed by troops, while many of the insurgents who escaped are now surrendering to Republic of Niger Defence Forces, following the Amnesty granted the insurgents by the government of Niger Republic." ...
Now they are empty after Niger's government was persuaded by the E.U. to crack down on irregular migration. ... That was when the government of Niger launched a crackdown to stop the passage of migrants north of Agadez, dubbed the "Bazoum plan", after Niger's interior minister, Mohamed Bazoum.
Moussa Tchangari had been accused of subversion and treason in 2015 when he published an article against the decision of the Niger government to order all villagers and fishermen living along the shores of Lake Chad to vacate their villages on foot and within three days. All villagers found after three ...
Niger's government Asked The US To Arm Its drones. People Aren't Sure They Like The Idea. Americans were surprised to learn in October that the US had deployed more than 800 troops to the African country. Nigeriens, too, were disturbed by the growing US presence. Posted on December 21, 2017, ...
Following 2 days of meetings in Paris with technical and financial partners, fund providers and investors, Niger can be proud of a considerable diplomatic and economic success. Resolved and persuasive under the guidance of its President Issoufou Mahamadou, the government of Niger successfully raised ...
"UNHCR would like to thank the government of Niger for opening the doors of its country and allowing UNHCR to continue the humanitarian evacuation flights from Libya." she added. Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR's Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, added: "This evacuation could not have ...
I also want to praise the extraordinary solidarity demonstrated by the people and by the government of Niger," he added. With the support of UNHCR's partners in Niger, these refugees - all of Eritrean or Somali nationalities - will be accommodated in guesthouses in Niamey. The children will stay in ...
... persons may be potential asylum seekers in need of international protection. UNHCR Niger is working closely with the government of Niger to improve RSD procedures in country, as well as to identify potential asylum seekers. The aim is to provide protection and durable solutions to the most vulnerable.
Niamey - Following recent international discussions, the government of Niger and IOM, the UN Migration Agency in Niger have begun the mass evacuation of the almost 4,000 migrants that have registered for voluntary return at the Embassy of Niger in Libya. Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in ...
The Niger government said that it has so far vaccinated 112, 000 livestock in the state to protect them against various killer diseases. Dr Jonathan Wasa, the Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Livestock and Fishery made this known in Minna on Friday in an interview with the news agency of ...
We note measures taken by the government of Niger in line with the Safe schools Declaration to ensure the continuation of education, such as the delivery of alternative education via a radio program for children who cannot travel to school due to insecurity, the relocation of students from high-risk areas to ...
He also urged state governments and other key stakeholders to work with Nigeria Centre of Disease Control to address outbreak of diseases. The Niger Commissioner for Health, Dr Mustapha Jibril, commended the minister of health for the timely meeting. Jibril said Niger government was able to do a lot to ...
Once we have Niamey's authorisation we will undertake whatever action is requested by Niger's government and which fully respects the country's sovereignty," Alfano told a conference on migration from Africa to EUrope attended by 13 European and African countries, the EU, the UN and OSCE.
The United Nations children education Fund (UNICEF) and the Niger government, have called for more support from the media to sensitise the public on nutrition. This is one of the resolutions in a communique issued on Thursday at the end of a one-day Nutrition Partners Forum, organised by the State ...
At the request of, and in close coordination with the government of Niger and the Nigerien armed forces, AFRICOM is establishing a temporary, expeditionary contingency support location in Agadez. Geographically and strategically, Agadez presents an attractive option from which to base intelligence, ...
Ten countries, including Niger, were selected to use KOICA funds for mVAM activities for a total duration of two years until 31 December 2018. During the mission, KOICA and WFP also met with external Actors, including the Niger government and FAO, to identify areas for collaboration on mVAM activities.
Speaking during a Zonal Unity Rally at Agaie/Lapai federal constituency held in Agaie local government of Niger state, Aliyu stated that the PDP would resist all intimidations from the APC adding PDP will bounce back to power in 2019. He charged PDP members on unity urging members to be steadfast ...
(ANSA) - Rome, January 15 - Italy's mission in Niger is to fight illicit traffic at the request of he Niger government, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said Monday. "Niger is on the southern border of Libya and our task will be to help the Niger armed forces to control an area crossed by armed bands", he told ...
A House of Representatives member, Adamu Chika, has given up the opportunity of seeking re-election, citing lack of public trust in Nigerian ...


 

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