Aminu Wali, a former minister of foreign affairs, claimed that the Russians are allegedly on their way into Niger. According to Sun Newspaper, Ambassador Wali claimed that outside powers are supporting the coups in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger. CONTINUE READING>>>>>
He continued by saying that this situation is distinct from the military actions carried out by Nigeria in Sao Tome and Gambia. He claims that because of their near proximity, it is challenging to wage war with Niger.
He said, ”The Coupists are not prepared to leave. The Coupists have taken on. In fact, they have created a problem in our sub-region. Already, they were three being run by the military and already, the Russians have come in and they are also on their way into Niger. I’m sure they are talking to them. Sao Tome and Gambia, they are two different issues. But here, for us, it is very, very difficult. The closure of the borders that were imposed is biting both Niger and Nigeria.” Continue Full Reading>>>