This COI Focus describes the current security situation in Niger, more particularly during the period from 1 February 2018 to 30 April 2019. It updates two previous COI Focus Niger. Situation sécuritaire dated 23 May 2016 and Niger. Addendum. Situation sécuritaire du 1er mai 2016 au 31 janvier 2018 dated 20 February 2018.
The documentary research was closed on 2 May 2019. However, because the Nigerian government decided, at the time of writing this COI Focus, i. e. in June 2019, to extend the state of emergency in several départements, information on this topic has been updated.