niamey niamey

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Niger

News

  1. Niger security forces repel attack on police: defence minister

    NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's security forces repelled an overnight assault by gunmen on a military police academy in the capital Niamey, the defence minister said on Wednesday, an attack likely to heighten concerns over the Islamist threat in the West African nation. The attack on the academy in Niamey's northern Koirategui suburb followed a June 1 assault on a prison in the capital, during which ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Official: No police injured in attack in Niger

    NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger's minister of defense said that assailants on foot and in a 4x4 attempted to force their way into a school for paramilitary police in a northern suburb of the capital, but w
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  3. Official: Niger security forces repelled attackers

    NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Assailants on foot and in a 4x4 attempted to force their way into a school for paramilitary police in a northern suburb of the capital overnight, but were pushed back and fled overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, officials and residents said.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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Quotes

  1. "The biggest risk (in the qualifying campaign) is the game in Niamey but we can win there," Okocha added.
    on Jun 9, 2007 By: Jay Jay Okocha Source: BBC News

  2. "Ja'far acknowledged that Iraq's Ambassador to the Holy See traveled to Niamey [the capital of Niger] to invite the President of Niger to visit Iraq," the Duelfer report said. "He indicated that Baghdad hoped that the Nigerian President would...
    on Jul 26, 2008 By: Charles Duelfer Source: Consortium News

  3. A Katsina based nurse, Babangida Isiyaku says, "Look, it is not only the Niger Border which is only few kilometers away from here that our people are ready to go to; they are prepared to go to Niamey or even France if that is what it takes for them...
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Ibrahim Babangida Source: AllAfrica.com

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