COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Mahamadou Issoufou
Population: 22,772,361 (2020)
Land Size: 1.27 million sq km (489,000 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Nov 26, 2020: Nigerian Customs Delegation Ends Study Visit Here - AllAfrica News: Niger
[New Dawn] A delegation from the Nigeria Customs Service, Customs Command and Staff College (NCCSC) comprising of senior students and lecturers recently concluded a week-long study tour in Liberia.
- Sun - Nov 22, 2020: Only International Action Can Restore Security in Sahel and Lake Chad Basin - Niger President - AllAfrica News: Niger
[Africa Renewal] In a pre-recorded address on Thursday to the UN General Assembly, Mahamadou Issoufou, the President of Niger, stressed that only international action can restore security in the strife-torn African regions of the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin, and expressed serious concern about the situation in Mali.
- Fri - Nov 20, 2020: Nigeria, Niger Sign Agreement On Petroleum Products - AllAfrica News: Niger
[Premium Times] The MoU was reached following bilateral agreements between President Muhammadu Buhari and President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger.
- Thu - Nov 19, 2020: UN Deputy Chief Spotlights Women and Youth, Visits Flood Zone - AllAfrica News: Niger
[UN News] The UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed arrived in Niger on Wednesday for the second stop of her "solidarity visit" to West Africa and the Sahel.
- Wed - Nov 18, 2020: Something's Fishy - Corrupt Immigration Officers Arrested - AllAfrica News: Niger
[CAJ News] Lagos, Nigeria -- FOUR Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) officers face prosecution for allegedly taking fish as a bribe, collected from a foreign ship.