List of heads of government of Niger

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Niger
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Brigi Rafini

since 7 April 2011
Appointer Mahamadou Issoufou,
as President of Niger
Inaugural holder Mamane Oumarou
Formation 24 January 1983
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The following is a list of heads of government of Niger, since the country gained independence from France in 1960.

List of Heads of Government of Niger[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Republic of Niger Autonomous
(République du Niger)
20 May 1957 to 26 July 1958 Djibo Bakary, Vice President of the Council of Government PRA
26 July 1958 to 10 October 1958 Djibo Bakary, President of the Government Council
18 December 1958 to 25 February 1959 Hamani Diori 1968b.jpg Hamani Diori, President of the Government Council PPN-RDA
25 February 1959 to 10 November 1960 Hamani Diori, Prime Minister
Republic of Niger Independence from France
(République du Niger)
10 November 1960 to 24 January 1983 Post abolished
24 January 1983 to 14 November 1983 Mamane Oumarou, Prime Minister n-p 1st term
14 November 1983 to 15 July 1988 Hamid Algabid, Prime Minister n-p
15 July 1988 to 20 December 1989 Mamane Oumarou, Prime Minister MNSD 2nd term
20 December 1989 to 2 March 1990 Post abolished
2 March 1990 to 27 October 1991 Aliou Mahamidou, Prime Minister MNSD
27 October 1991 to 17 April 1993 Amadou Cheiffou, Prime Minister n-p
17 April 1993 to 28 September 1994 Mahamadou Issoufou-IMG 3648.jpg Mahamadou Issoufou, Prime Minister PNDS-Tarayya
28 September 1994 to 8 February 1995 Souley Abdoulaye, Prime Minister CDS-Rahama
8 February 1995 to 21 February 1995 Amadou Cissé, Prime Minister n-p 1st term
21 February 1995 to 27 January 1996 Hama Amadou, Prime Minister MNSD-Nassara 1st term; Deposed in a coup d'état
30 January 1996 to 21 December 1996 Boukary Adji, Prime Minister n-p
21 December 1996 to 27 November 1997 Amadou Cissé, Prime Minister n-p 2nd term
27 November 1997 to 1 January 2000 Ibrahim-assane-mayaki-nepad-press-brefing-2011-10-07.jpg Ibrahim Hassane Mayaki, Prime Minister UNIRD
1 January 2000 to 7 June 2007 Hama Amadou, Prime Minister MNSD-Nassara 2nd term
7 June 2007 to 23 September 2009 Seyni Oumarou, Prime Minister MNSD-Nassara
23 September 2009 to 2 October 2009 Albadé Abouba, Acting Prime Minister MNSD-Nassara
2 October 2009 to 18 February 2010 Ali Badjo Gamatie, IMF 62ph020928hl.jpg Ali Badjo Gamatié, Prime Minister MNSD-Nassara Deposed in a coup d'état
23 February 2010 to 7 April 2011 Mahamadou Danda, Prime Minister n-p
7 April 2011 to Present Brigi Rafini, Prime Minister RDP–Jama'a


CDS–Rahama Convention Démocratique et Sociale–Rahama
(Democratic and Social Convention-Rahama)
MNSD Mouvement National de la Societé de Développement
(National Movement for the Development of Society) only legal party 1989-1990
MNSD–Nassara Mouvement National de la Societé de Développement–Nassara
(National Movement for the Development of Society-Nassara) center-right
PNDS–Tarayya Parti Nigerien pour la Democratie et le Socialisme–Tarayya
(Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism-Tarayya) center-left, social-democratic
PRA Parti du Regroupement Africain
(Party of the African Regrouping)
PPN–RDA Parti Progressiste Nigérien–Rassemblement Démocratique Africain
(Nigerien Progressive Party-African Democratic Rally) only legal party 1960-1974
RDP–Jama'a Rassemblement pour la Démocratie et le Progrès–Jama'a
(Rally for Democracy and Progress)
UNIRD Union Nationale des Indépendants pour la Renouveau Démocratique
(National Union of Independents for Democratic Renewal) authoritarian
n-p Non-Partisan
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