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Niger General Tchiani named head of transitional government after coup
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Fri, 28 Jul 2023   ||   Nigeria,
 

General Abdourahamane Tchiani is the new leader of Niger following a military takeover, state television reported Friday.

The chief of the Presidential Guard has been named “president of the National Council for the Safeguard of the Homeland,” a statement said, with elected President Mohamed Bazoum detained by army putschists since Wednesday morning.

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