Niger is suspended by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) after its President Tandja Mamadou went ahead with a parliamentary election it had asked to be postponed over boycotts.
2009-10-20 (Context: Niger, Nigerien President, Tandja Mamadou)
A run-off election begins in Niger with current President Mahamadou Issoufou highly favored to win as his main opponent Hama Amadou, who was earlier jailed, was flown out of the country for medical reasons.
2016-03-20 (Context: Niger, Nigerien President)
Niger's police use tear gas to injure and arrest several people during clashes with opponents of a new constitution that would enable President Mamadou Tandja to seek unlimited mandates.
2009-08-22 (Context: Niger, Nigerien President)
A seven-bench Supreme Court unanimously rules that President Sirisena's dissolution of Parliament on 9 November 2018 was unconstitutional.
2018-12-13 (Context: dissolution)
President Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Parliament.
2018-11-9 (Context: dissolution)