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Algeria repatriates 400 migrants to Niger

Algeria has deported nearly 400 African migrants trying to reach Europe, sending them back over the Sahara desert into neighbouring Niger, the U.N. migration agency...

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Customs rakes in N846m in Niger

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Niger Area Command on Tuesday said it has collected about N846 million as revenue for the first half of this year. Comptroller of the...

Customs Intercept 200,000 live ammunitions in Niger

Customs Intercept 200,000 live ammunitions in Niger

The Area Command of the Nigeria Customs in Minna has intercepted a truck load of 200,000 live ammunitions, the Comptroller, Benjamin Binga has said. The Area Command...

UNHCR resumes refugee evacuations from Libya to Niger

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has resumed evacuations of migrants from Libya to Niger for resettlement in third countries. The migrants made up...

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Customs Area Command rakes in N146m revenue in February

The Comptroller Niger Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),  Benjamin Binga, on Wednesday said that command collected N146 million as internally generated...

Cross-border trade: Kebbi constructs link-roads to Benin, Niger

Cross-border trade: Kebbi constructs link-roads to Benin, Niger

The Kebbi State Government, on Tuesday, said it is constructing roads linking the state to Benin and the Niger Republic, in order to boost international trade with...

FG hosts confab on Lake Chad in Abuja

FG hosts confab on Lake Chad in Abuja

Experts gathered in Abuja on Monday to discuss ways to stop Africa’s Lake Chad from drying up, after years of environmental decline. The two-day conference, organised...

Coastguards find three dead migrants on boat, rescue 82 others

EU’s approach to migration cruel, ineffective- Red Cross

The head of the world’s largest humanitarian network, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Francesco Rocca, on Thursday...

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Customs impounds N200m contraband in Niger 

The Niger Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it intercepted 163 contraband worth more than N200 million in 2017. The Command’s Area Comptroller,...

Thousand migrants saved after being left in Niger desert

Italy aims to send up to 470 troops to Niger to curb people-smuggling

Italy aims to deploy up to 470 troops to Niger to help tackle people-smuggling, the military General Staff said on Thursday. Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni said on...

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Italy aims to send up to 470 troops to Niger to curb people-smuggling

Italy aims to deploy up to 470 troops to Niger to help tackle people-smuggling, the military General Staff said on Thursday. Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni said on...

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Adesina: Why Buhari cancelled Niger trip

   By Patience Danjuma  The Presidency on Monday explained why President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his planned trip to Niger Republic. Special Adviser on media and...