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News Niger » Politics: APC in Niger are 'recycling' defectors – PDP

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/politics/apc-in-niger-are-recycling-defectors-pdp-id8008758.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of “recycling defectors to deceive members of the public”. “The APC keeps presenting the same set of people at its rallies ...

News Niger » Politics: Donors pledge $510 million for West Africa anti-terror force

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/02/23/eu-pledges-50-million-euros-to-african-counterterror-force-n2453184
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The 5,000-strong G5 Sahel force for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger was seeking around 400 million euros for its mission along mostly desert borders, including near Libya — the main jumping-off point for thousands of African migrants bound ...

News Niger » Politics: PDP carpets APC in Niger over alleged defections

News channel or source: http://guardian.ng/politics/pdp-carpets-apc-in-niger-over-alleged-defections/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has described the claim by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that 35,000 members of its members defected to the APC in the state as a mere fabrication and a figment of its imagination.

News Niger » Politics: Central Africa: Chad - the Drying Up of the Lake, Seeing Global Warming Up Close

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802230710.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Niger is a case where the French have dug in their heels and ... The project of the Kwame Nkrumah Chair is to understand the politics of reconstruction and saving Lake Chad. The trip to Ndjamena and to Guite on the lake went a long way towards making ...

News Niger » Politics: Politics Money laundering: EFCC tenders documents in court to nail Babangida – Daily Post Nigeria

News channel or source: https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/money-laundering-efcc-tenders-documents-in-court-to-nail-babangida-%E2%80%93-daily-post-nigeria.299874/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) reopened its case against a former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, yesterday by presenting fresh documents at the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State to establish the complicity of the ...

News Niger » Politics: Women Group Honours Tinubu, Aregbesola For Recognising Women In Politics

News channel or source: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/14/women-group-honours-tinubu-aregbesola-recognising-women-politics/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The duo were honoured at a massive gathering of women and APC supporters with the awards of Grand Commander Worthy Leader of the Order of Niger (GCWLON ... calling for more women to indicate interest in politics and governance of the nation.

News Niger » Politics: Why US troops are in Niger

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/us-troops-niger/story?id=50559788
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

The back and forth about President Donald Trump's condolence calls to the families of four fallen American soldiers in Niger has raised questions about the U.S. military presence in the West African country. Here are some answers to questions you might ...

News Niger » Politics: Sorry, America: Mitt Romney Is Not Here to Save You

News channel or source: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/02/sorry-republicans-mitt-romney-is-not-here-to-save-your-party
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

when politics were a little more civil and the scandals were about ... or holding hearings on the murky killings of four Green Beret soldiers in Niger last year—but on big-ticket policy items, expect them to vote like Republicans. Approximately none ...

News Niger » Politics: Deaths of US soldiers in Niger restart debate about military involvement post-Vietnam

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/10/29/death-us-soldiers-in-niger-restarts-debate-about-military-involvement-post-vietnam.html
Publication date: Sunday 29 October 2017

Instead, the Defense secretary chose another term: “Vietnamization.” The above scenario obviously isn’t about the four U.S. soldiers killed earlier this month in Niger. It isn’t about President Trump’s decision in August to maintain the U.S ...

News Niger » Politics: The politics of second Niger Bridge

News channel or source: http://sunnewsonline.com/the-politics-of-second-niger-bridge/
Publication date: Wednesday 25 October 2017

I marveled at the speed at which the construction of a new bridge over the Lewisville Lake was done. The stretch of the new bridge on Interstate 35E in Lewisville that connects Dallas and other suburbs, as well as other states, may be longer than the Niger ...