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Niger

General Abdourahamane Tiani

Date of Birth: 1960 or 1961
Place of Birth: Toukounous, Filingué, Tillaberi region, Niger


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General Tiani opens the bidding

Arriving in Niamey on 19 August former Nigerian head of state General Abdusalami Abubakar ECOWAS Commission president Omar Alieu Touray and the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa'adu Abubakar III met with junta chief Gen Abdourahamane Tiani and his prime minister Ali Mahamane Lamine Zeine...


President Faure secretly helps the Niamey junta

While attempts by ECOWAS officials and the United States to meet with the junta were rebuffed last week a group of Islamic scholars from northern Nigeria held talks with coup leader Gen Abdourahmane Tiani on 12-13 August later stating that 'both parties agreed to intensify the option of dialogue in resolving the political crisis...


Niamey's junta thumbs its nose

Yet General Abdourahamane Tiani's Conseil National pour la Sauvegarde de la Patrie (CNSP) junta may calculate that they can drag out any negotiations having survived the first ECOWAS deadline of 6 August without triggering military action...

' He didn't explain how that translates into pressure on Generals Abdourahamane Tiani and Salifou Mody without playing into the junta's hands by fuelling the sense among Nigériens that they are being victimised...


A coup foretold but not averted

His saviour then was Gen Abdourahmane Tiani the commander of the 2 000-strong presidential guard the same man who detained Bazoum on 26 July and has now been proclaimed president and head of Niger's Conseil national pour la sauvegarde de la patrie (CNSP) junta...

NIAMEY JUNTA TESTS REGIONAL RESOLVE ON COUPS West African leaders' hard-line stance towards General Abdourahamane Tiani's military junta in Niamey which is holding President Mohamed Bazoum and his family prisoner in the presidential residence risks serious confrontation with the putschists...

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Cost of a coup

As General Abdourahamane Tchiani's putsch raises security concerns for Niger's neighbours western governments and companies are assessing the risk to the operations...


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