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Niger , Friday 17 November 2017

News Niger: Over 14,000 APC members to join PDP in Niger

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/over-14000-apc-members-to-join-pdp-in-niger/
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party has said that over 14,000 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Niger State are set to defect to the PDP. According to findings by Saturday PUNCH, arrangements have been ...

News Niger: New Details Emerge About The Attack In Niger That Killed 4 U.S. Soldiers

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/niger-attack-details_us_5a0c91ade4b0b17ffce213bb
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Over a month after four U.S. soldiers were killed during a routine train-and-advise mission in Niger, new details have shed light on the timeline and scope of the attack. The Guardian published a report Wednesday after spending a week interviewing ...

News Niger: After Niger, Is America’s ‘Light Footprint’ Counterterrorism Strategy Sustainable?

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/23635/after-niger-is-america-s-light-footprint-counterterrorism-strategy-sustainable
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

The United States has always been a reluctant superpower. While most political leaders and observers have believed that promoting security around the world benefits the United States, the public has to be sold on the idea of global activism. Among other ...

News Niger: Niger Delta Stakeholders Propose Action Plan for Regional Development

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/11/17/niger-delta-stakeholders-propose-action-plan-for-regional-development/
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Stakeholders at the sixth edition of the Niger Delta Development Forum have collectively proposed a regional action plan for the oil rich Niger Delta region. This was the consensus of participants at the opening session of this year’s forum holding in ...

News Niger: Police Orders The Restriction Of Vehicular Movement Between Anambra & Delta Through Niger Bridge

News channel or source: http://www.gistmania.com/talk/topic,348797.0.html
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

The Delta command of the Nigeria police has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement between Delta and Anambra through the Niger Bridge, with effect from 12am on Friday. Zanna Ibrahim, the commissioner of police in the state, gave the order in a ...

News Niger: Did US soldiers caught in Niger ambush fall into enemy hands?

News channel or source: https://www.armytimes.com/flashpoints/2017/11/15/did-us-soldiers-caught-in-niger-ambush-fall-into-enemy-hands/
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright on Oct. 5 upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Wright was one of four U.S. troops killed in an ambush in Niger earlier this month. (Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Jenne/Air Force ...

News Niger: Reps probe Second Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway contracts

News channel or source: http://guardian.ng/news/reps-probe-second-niger-bridge-lagos-ibadan-expressway-contracts/
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

House of Representatives in a rowdy session over new fuel price at the National Assembly in Abuja …. PHOTO: LADIDI LUCY ELUKPO[/caption] • MOSOP accuses lawmakers of endorsing injustice The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its Committee on ...

News Niger: Niger Delta : Niger Delta Militants threaten to bomb Shell Petroleum’s facilities

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/local/niger-delta-niger-delta-militants-threaten-to-bomb-shell-petroleum-s-facilities-id7606337.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

The Supreme Egbesu Tigers of Africa has threatened to bomb pipeline and gas facilities belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). According to Daily Post, the militants said that Shell Petroleum has refused to carry the people of Amabuluo ...

News Niger: Complete the story of how GIs died in Niger

News channel or source: https://www.stripes.com/opinion/complete-the-story-of-how-gis-died-in-niger-1.498378
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

In the nearly six weeks since we learned of the ambush in Niger in which Islamist militants killed four American soldiers, it has often felt as if the more we are told about this tragedy, the less we really know. The circumstances leading to the separation ...

News Niger: Genesis of Jihad: Why Is the U.S. Fighting Cattle Herders Who Turned to Terror in Niger and Mali

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/1.822721
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger-Mali border: to protect his livestock. He had nothing against the Republic of Niger, let alone the United States ...