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N is for Niger.

Not its bigger neighbour, but a slightly smaller but no less problematical country.

Landlocked, surrounded by seven other countries, Libya, Nigeria and Algeria being some of the more worrying ones, the country is another poor African nation that shouldn’t be. 379 more words


Three Dead In Mali Suicide Attack

A suicide attack at a United Nations base in northern Mali has killed three civilians and seriously injured nine UN peacekeepers. 175 more words


AJC 2015: Golden Eaglets Return To Training

No respite yet for the Golden Eaglets until the 11th African Under-17 Champions draw to a conclusive end as the team return to training Sunday morning at the Stade Municipal in Niamey. 176 more words


Golden Eaglets Qualify For Chile U17 World Cup

The U-17 National Team, Golden Eaglets became the first African country to qualify for this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup after a 3-1 defeat of Zambia in Niamey on Saturday. 175 more words


Golden Eaglets Draw 1-1 With Guinea

Nigeria’s U-17, Golden Eaglets on Wednesday forced their Guinean counterparts to a 1-1 draw at Stade Général Seyni Kountché (SGSK) at the on-going African U-17 Championship in Niamey. 376 more words


Thousands March Against Boko Haram in Niger

NIAMEY:  Niger’s President Mamahadou Issoufou on Tuesday told thousands of people protesting at deadly raids by Boko Haram that “Niger will be the tomb” of the Islamists from neighbouring Nigeria. 175 more words

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NFF Assures Golden Eaglets Over Niger 2015

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has for the umpteenth time, reiterated its commitment to the Golden Eaglets over their participation at the 11th African Under-17 Championship which opens on Sunday in Niamey. 362 more words