Niger: President Mohamed Bazoum Detained by Presidential Guard

Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum is detained in Niamey by the presidential guard after ” talks “. These failed and the military issued ” an ultimatum ” to the guard.

On Wednesday morning, access to the residence of the Nigerien president and the offices of the presidency were prohibited. ECOWAS calls for the release of President Bazoum.

Gunfire near the Presidency Palace

According to Anne-Fleur Lespiaut, TV5MONDE correspondent in Niamey, Niger, shots were heard shortly before 7:00 p.m. Paris time (6:00 p.m. local time) this Wednesday near the Palace of the Presidency.