I Have Delivered Junta’s Message To Tinubu – Abdulsalami

Leader of the ECOWAS delegation to Niger Republic, retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar, says he has submitted his report on the points raised by the military junta to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He expressed hope that diplomacy and not war would prevail as stakeholders brainstorm to find a lasting solution to the coup in Niger Republic. […]

Niger: El-Rufai Warns ECOWAS Against Military Intervention

Former Governor Nasir El-Rufai has issued a cautionary message to President Bola Tinubu regarding the potential consequences of an ECOWAS military intervention in Niger. El-Rufai, who had refrained from public commentary on recent political events in Niger and the subsequent ECOWAS response, shared his concerns in a tweet on Tuesday. In his tweet, El-Rufai drew […]

African Union Suspends Niger

The African Union said Tuesday it had suspended Niger until civilian rule in the country is restored and would assess the implications of any armed intervention in the troubled Sahel nation. The Peace and Security Council “requests the AU Commission to undertake an assessment of the economic, social and security implications of deploying a standby […]

ECOWAS Rejects Niger’s Junta Transition Plan

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has rejected the three-year power transition plan proposed by Niger Republic’s military junta. Abdel-Fatau Musah, ECOWAS commissioner for political affairs, peace and security, spoke on Sunday in an interview with the BBC. In a late-night address on Saturday, Abdourahmane Tiani, Niger Republic’s self-declared head of state, said the […]

APC Wants To Drag Nigerians To War – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has strongly condemned what it described as the desperation by Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC), to plunge Nigeria into a state of war by dragging our military into a needless conflict with Niger Republic. In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, […]