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Niger advises retirees on annuity life policy
Niger Insurance Plc has called on retiring employees to choose the annuity plan being offered by the company, because the policy will ensure that they continue to get pensions for the rest of their lives. A statement by the firm on Friday said Niger Insurance would ensure that retirees in the country were financially stable...  [Read More...](11/23/2014 6:12:48 PM)
Niger sends helicopters to Mali border after militant attack
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger sent army helicopters to its western border with Mali on Wednesday to repel unidentified militants who crossed over to attack the town of Bani-Bangou, residents and military sources said. Residents said that the attackers had arrived on trucks and motorcycles during the afternoon before exchanging fire with Niger's security forces, causing locals to flee. ...(11/19/2014 4:52:05 PM)
Niger to elect new parliament speaker on Monday
Niger will elect a new parliament speaker on Monday to replace the incumbent who fled to France after being named in a baby trafficking scandal.(11/21/2014 3:46:48 PM)
Niger says secures financing needed for major dam project
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger has secured 100 billion CFA francs ($190.39 million) in financing needed to build a dam which is expected to make the country self-sufficient in power and boost agricultural production, the government said. The 130 megawatt Kandadji hydroelectric project, 180 kilometres northwest of the capital Niamey, was due to be built by Russia's Zarubezhvodstroy but the firm lost ...(11/16/2014 2:45:09 AM)
Niger to elect new parliament head after ex-speaker flees
Niger's constitutional court on Thursday declared the post of parliament speaker vacant after the incumbent, who has been named in a baby trafficking scandal, fled to France.(11/20/2014 6:05:10 PM)
PDP May Lose 2015 Elections In Niger State By Abdullahi S. Marafa
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Niger's embassy in Libya 'surrounded' by heavily armed militia
Niger said Tuesday its embassy in Libya was surrounded by heavily armed militias, possibly in response to unfounded rumours that Nigerien forces had entered the Libyan embassy in Niamey. The militias encircled the mission in the capital Tripoli in the early hours of Tuesday, resulting in "diplomatic personnel, including the ambassador, being confined," the secretary general of Niger's foreign ...(10/28/2014 3:28:58 PM)
12 children, 1 villager confirmed dead after Niger hippo attack
Twelve children and a villager have been confirmed dead after a hippopotamus attacked a boat near the Niger capital Niamey earlier this week, officials said Wednesday. The students, aged 12 to 13, died when their boat transporting them across the Niger River was flipped by a hippo on Monday. "Ultimately it was 12 students, including seven girls and five boys, who died after the attack," Aichatou ...(11/18/2014 7:02:37 PM)
Niger's capital city fires entire municipal police force after strike
NIAMEY (Reuters) - The mayor of Niger's capital dismissed the city's entire 204-strong municipal police force on Thursday after officers clashed with security forces during a protest over working conditions. Municipal policemen blocked access to Niamey's city hall on Tuesday during a 48-hour walkout, prompting Mayor Assane Seydou to summon a detachment of national security forces which used ...(11/13/2014 3:37:14 PM)
9 Niger security forces killed in militant attacks
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger's military says nine security forces have been killed in three simultaneous attacks in the country near the border with Mali.(10/30/2014 1:46:10 PM)
Source: Yahoo