Who is the first president of Niger?

November 29, 2020 Off By idswater

Who is the first president of Niger?

Hamani Diori (6 June 1916 – 23 April 1989) was the first President of the Republic of Niger. He was appointed to that office in 1960, when Niger gained independence.

Who was the prime minister when Nigeria gained independence?

Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, KBE PC (December 1912 – 15 January 1966) was a Nigerian politician who was the first and only Prime Minister of Nigeria.

How old is Niger Republic?


Republic of the Niger République du Niger (French)
• Republic proclaimed 18 December 1958
• Declared 3 August 1960
• Total 1,267,000 km2 (489,000 sq mi) (21st)

What was Nigeria called before?

The former name for Nigeria was the Royal Niger Company Territories. It does not sound like a country name at all! The name Nigeria was replaced and preserved up until today. Still, it was not a name for a nation, but merely a name of the territory.

Who was the former Prime Minister of Niger?

He was appointed to the position in January 2009. A former Prime Minister of Niger, from 1997 to 2000, Dr. Mayaki has a Master’ degree from the National School of Public Administration (Enap), Quebec, Canada and a PhD in Administrative Sciences from the University of Paris I, France.

Who are the 44 ministers of the government of Nigeria?

President Muhammadu Buhari has assigned portfolios to his 44 ministers. Below is the full list of the ministers and their portfolios. President Buhariassigned the officials after all of them took their oaths of office in batches. 1. President Muhammadu Buhari – Minister of Petroleum

When was Mahamadou Issoufou elected president of Niger?

UPDATE: Re-elected on March 20, 2016 with 92.5% of the vote and turnout is 59.8%. Mahamadou Issoufou (born 1952) was elected President of Niger on March 13, 2011 by winning 58% of the vote with 48% turnout.

Who was the next president of Niger after Kountche?

Following Kountché’s death in 1987, some sources close to the presidency indicated that Kountché wanted Mamadou to succeed him as president. However, another officer, General Ali Seybou, became the next military president of Niger.