List of government ministers of Niger

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The following is a list of Political ministers in the current government of the Republic of Niger, as of 29 June 2009.

For the duties of the Council, see Council of Ministers of Niger

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Politics of Niger

Politics of Niger takes place in a framework of a semi-presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Niger is head of state and the Prime Minister of Niger head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the National Assembly.

Hama Amadou Nigerien politician

Hama Amadou is a Nigerien politician who was Prime Minister of Niger from 1995 to 1996 and again from 2000 to 2007. He was also Secretary-General of the National Movement for the Development of Society (MNSD-Nassara) from 1991 to 2001 and President of the MNSD-Nassara from 2001 to 2009. Amadou is from the Kurtey, a Fula sub-group, and was raised in the Tillaberi Region, in the Niger River valley, north of Niamey.

National Movement for the Development of Society

The National Movement for the Development of Society is a political party in Niger. Founded under the military government of the 1974-1990 period, it was the ruling party of Niger from 1989 to 1993 and again from 1999 until a coup on February 18, 2010, by a military junta called the Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy (CSRD) ousted the president, Mamadou Tandja.

Amadou Boubacar Cissé is a Nigerien politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Niger on two occasions, from 8 to 21 February 1995 and again from 21 December 1996 to 27 November 1997. He has led a political party, the Union for Democracy and the Republic (UDR-Tabbat), since 1999, and he was appointed as Minister of State for Planning in 2011.

Amadou Cheiffou is a Nigerien politician who was Prime Minister of Niger from 26 October 1991 to 17 April 1993, heading a transitional government. He has led the Social Democratic Rally (RSD-Gaskiya), a political party, since founding it in January 2004. Cheiffou was President of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of Niger (CESOC) from January 2006 to February 2010, and he held the official post of Ombudsman from August 2011 to December 2015.

Mohamed Bazoum Nigerien politician

Mohamed Bazoum is a Nigerien politician who has been President of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-Tarayya) since 2011. He served in the government of Niger as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1995 to 1996 and again from 2011 to 2015. He was Minister of State at the Presidency from 2015 to 2016, and was Minister of State for the Interior between 2016 and the summer of 2020, when he resigned to focus on running for that winter's presidential election.

Seyni Oumarou is a Nigerien politician who was Prime Minister of Niger from June 2007 to September 2009 and President of the National Assembly of Niger from November 2009 to February 2010. He is from the west of the country and is a member of the Djerma ethnic group. Since November 2008, he has been the President of the National Movement for the Development of Society (MNSD). He unsuccessfully stood as a presidential candidate in 2011 and 2016. After years as an opposition leader under President Mahamadou Issoufou, he was appointed to the post of High Representative of the President in October 2016.

Hassoumi Massaoudou is a Nigerien politician who served in the government of Niger as Minister of Finance from October 2016 to January 2019. A leading member of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-Tarayya), he was Minister of Communication, Culture, Youth and Sports from 1993 to 1994, President of the PNDS Parliamentary Group from 1999 to 2004, Director of the Cabinet of the President from 2011 to 2013, Minister of the Interior from 2013 to 2016, and Minister of National Defense in 2016.

Habi Mahamadou Salissou is a Nigerien politician and a former Secretary-General of the centre-right National Movement for the Development of Society (MNSD). He served in the government of Niger as Minister of Secondary and Higher Education from 2001 to 2004 and as Minister of Trade and Industry from 2004 to 2007.

Abdou Labo is a Nigerien politician and a member of the Democratic and Social Convention (CDS-Rahama). He briefly served in the government of Niger as Minister of Defense from 1994 to 1995, and under President Mamadou Tandja he held a succession of ministerial posts in the 2000s: he was Minister of Equipment from 2000 to 2002, Minister of State for Sports and Culture from 2002 to 2004, and Minister of State for Hydraulics from 2004 to 2007. Later, under President Mahamadou Issoufou, he served as Minister of State for the Interior from 2011 to 2013 and as Minister of State for Agriculture from 2013 to 2014.

Sanoussi Tambari Jackou is a Nigerien politician and the President of the Nigerien Party for Self-Management (PNA-Al'ouma). He was Vice-President of the National Assembly of Niger from 1993 to 1994 and served in the government as Minister of State for Higher Education, Research, Technology, and African Integration later in the 1990s. He was a Deputy in the National Assembly from 2004 to 2010.

Foumakoye Gado

Foumakoye Gado is a Nigerien politician who is currently serving as the Secretary-General of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-Tarayya). He served in the government of Niger as Minister of Mines and Energy from April 1993 to October 1994 and he held the same post for a second time from April 2011 to September 2011. He has served as Minister of Oil since September 2011, with responsibility for energy as well until October 2016.

Kalla Ankourao Nigerien politician

Kalla Ankourao is a Nigerien politician. A member of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS), he was Minister of Public Health from 1995 to 1996 and Minister of Equipment from 2011 to 2012.

Republic Day, a national holiday in the Republic of Niger is commemorated on 18 December 1958.

Issoufou Assoumane is a Nigerien politician who has been President of the Union of Nigerien Democrats and Socialists since 2001. He served in the government of Niger as Minister of Mines and Energy from 1995 to 1996 and as Minister of the Environment from 2000 to 2001.

2009–2010 Nigerien constitutional crisis

The 2009–2010 Nigerien constitutional crisis occurred in Niger due to a political conflict between President Mamadou Tandja and judicial and legislative bodies regarding the Constitutional referendum that opponents claimed was an attempt to extend his mandate beyond the constitutional maximum. It was held on 4 August 2009 before a parliamentary election which was mandated to take place by 26 August 2009. The crisis eventually led to a coup d'état by military leaders who overthrew President Tandja and formed a ruling junta.

Issa Lamine is a Nigerien politician. He led the Toubou-based Front Democratique Revolutionnaire, one of several rebel groups operating in the far north and east of Niger in the late 1990s. Lamine entered government as a representative of the eastern town of N'Gourti in 2000. As a member of the Democratic and Social Convention (CDS-Rahama), he was a Deputy in the National Assembly of Niger and then served in the government of Niger as Minister of Public Health from 2007 to 2009. He left the CDS-Rahama in 2009 and was elected to the National Assembly as an independent candidate.

Karidjo Mahamadou Nigerien politician

Karidjo Mahamadou is a Nigerien politician. A leading member of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-Tarayya), he served in the government of Niger as Minister of National Defense from 2011 to 2016. He has been President of the High Court of Justice since 2016.

Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou is a Nigerien politician. A member of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-Tarayya), he served in the government of Niger as Minister of Mines, Energy, and Industry from 1991 to 1993 and as Minister of Finance from April 2011 to April 2012. He has been Director of the Cabinet of the President since 2015.

Moussa Moumouni Djermakoye was a Nigerien politician who was President of the Nigerien Alliance for Democracy and Progress, a political party in Niger, from 2010 to 2017. As a high-ranking army officer, he was Army Chief of Staff for a time and also briefly served as Minister of National Defense in 1999 as part of a transitional military regime. After retiring from the army and beginning a political career, he stood as the ANDP's candidate in the 2011 presidential election, winning only a small share of the vote. From December 2011 to 2017, he was President of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of Niger (CESOC).

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 On 25 June 2009, CDS-Rahama pulled its eight members from the government. These were:Salou Gobi, Boukari Zila Mahamadou, Issa Lamine, Issiah Kato, Maïzama Hadiza, Seydou Hachimou, Aminou Tassiou . CDS Minister of Defense, Djida Hamadou chose to remain in government.
  2. Niger president's main ally quits the government. AFP. 25 June 2009.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Niger: remaniement pour remplacer des ministres démissionnaires Archived 2009-06-30 at the Wayback Machine . AFP. 29 June 2009.
  4. A la Présidence de la République : remaniement du gouvernement Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine . Sahel Dimanche 15 May 2009. Abdourahamane Seydou replaced by Salou Gobi
  5. Remaniement du gouvernement: M. Issoufou Bako nommé ministre de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre la Désertification Archived 2009-02-02 at the Wayback Machine . Sahel Dimanche, 29 January 2008. Issoufou Bako replaces Mohamed Akotey, 2009-01-29
  6. Abdou Daouda, died 2009-05-15. Les membres du gouvernement et les populations de Zinder accompagnent le défunt au cimetière musulman de Birni Zinder. Abdou Saïdou ONEP Zinder Diffa. Le Sahel du Lundi. 18 May 2009
  7. A la Présidence de la République : remaniement du gouvernement Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine . Sahel Dimanche 15 May 2009. Dagra Mahamadou replaced by Garba Lompo
  8. A la Présidence de la République : remaniement du gouvernement Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine . Sahel Dimanche 15 May 2009. Amadou Nouhou replaced by Colonel Issa Mazou
  9. Amadou Nouhou replaced Kindo Hamani, June 2007 - 14 September 2008. Mamadou Tandja procède à un léger remaniement du gouvernement, 15 September 2008 - APANEWS
  10. A la Présidence de la République : remaniement du gouvernement Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine . Sahel Dimanche 15 May 2009. Amadou Aissa Siddo replaced by Sani Morou Fatouma
  11. A la Présidence de la République : remaniement du gouvernement Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine . Sahel Dimanche 15 May 2009. Salou Gobi replaced by Maïzama Hadiza
  12. A la Présidence de la République : remaniement du gouvernement Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine . Sahel Dimanche 15 May 2009. Maïzama Hadiza replaced by Dagra Mamadou