Wednesday May 8
NAF releases names of Niamey plane crash pilots
The release of the names of the officers came as the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, paid condolence visits to families of both officers in Kaduna and Kainji.
Nigeria: Investigating the Oron - Gabon Aquatic Highway Mishap
Is Calabar a regional hub for people keen on travelling all the way to oil-rich Gabon in giant-sized wooden boats? It would seem that travellers with these hopes make a bee line for Calabar, and wait until they receive the green light to continue their long journey.
The Toronto Star
Malians flee Islamist crackdown
A young refugee from northern Mali looks out from her tent inside the UNHCR Mangaize refugee camp, 145 kilometres north of Niamey.
Inter Press Service
Child Soldiers Used in Mali Conflict
Child combatants had been seen in the ranks of the Tuareg rebels in Mali. Credit:William Lloyd-George/IPS Buy this picture NIAMEY , May 4, 2012 - It was tough for Hassan Toure to decide to stay in his small town on the outskirts of Kidal, in northern Mali.
Voice of America
Europe Accused of Ignoring Libya Refugees
Nigerian men who recently left war-torn Libya rest after arriving to their village, Dofalis, 190km away from Niamey, on September 8, 2011.