Recently updated on February 12th, 2023 at 12:34 pm
The Nigerian Diplomat Series: Nigeria’s Foreign Relations With Niger [2020 Decade] is a reliable assessment which documents, promotes and celebrates the positive diplomatic relations and contributions by Nigeria to the Republic of Niger and her people.
The Nigerian Diplomat Series: Nigeria’s Foreign Relations With Niger [2020 Decade]
business & economy
- 2021: Nigeria Exports to Niger was US$195.85 Million during 2021, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.
energy & power
- July 2022: Nigeria, Niger and Algeria signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a natural gas pipeline across the Sahara desert. The Trans-Saharan gas pipeline is an estimated $13 billion project that could send up to 30 billion cubic metres a year of supplies to Europe. The pipeline is expected to span around 4,000 kilometers. It has been slated to start in Warri, Nigeria, and to end in Hassi R’Mel, Algeria, where it would connect to existing pipelines that run to Europe.
- November 2020: The Federal Government of Nigeria signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Niger for the transportation and storage of petroleum products.
science & technology
- February 2023: Nigeria and Republic of Niger have signed a bilateral agreement in Abuja for coordination of frequency utilisation along their borders to ensure seamless deployment of services around and within the two countries.The agreement indicated it would help in effective coordination and sharing of frequencies and channels in the ‘buffer zone or area’ on borderlines between the two countries and also help to address one of the major issues of signal interference regulation that might arise in telecoms signal transmissions by terrestrial telecoms service providers, as it spelt out the procedures for regulating such cases.
The agreement, according to the two parties, provided, in part, that in case of harmful interference affecting one of the parties, the affected party shall inform the other party in writing for necessary action to be carried out. “Also, the party from whence the interference is originating shall ensure that all necessary means are used to resolve the harmful interference within 30 days of receipt of the notice,” the agreement says.
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