List of heads of government of Niger

Prime Minister of the
Republic of Niger

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

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Republic of NigerAutonomous
(République du Niger)
20 May 1957 to 26 July 1958 Djibo Bakary, Vice President of the Council of GovernmentPRA
26 July 1958 to 10 October 1958Djibo Bakary, President of the Government Council
18 December 1958 to 25 February 1959Hamani Diori, President of the Government CouncilPPN-RDA
25 February 1959 to 10 November 1960Hamani Diori, Prime Minister
Republic of NigerIndependence from France
(République du Niger)
10 November 1960 to 24 January 1983Post abolished
24 January 1983 to 14 November 1983 Mamane Oumarou, Prime Ministern-p1st term
14 November 1983 to 15 July 1988 Hamid Algabid, Prime Ministern-p
15 July 1988 to 20 December 1989 Mamane Oumarou, Prime MinisterMNSD2nd term
20 December 1989 to 2 March 1990Post abolished
2 March 1990 to 27 October 1991 Aliou Mahamidou, Prime MinisterMNSD
27 October 1991 to 17 April 1993 Amadou Cheiffou, Prime Ministern-p
17 April 1993 to 28 September 1994Mahamadou Issoufou, Prime MinisterPNDS-Tarayya
28 September 1994 to 8 February 1995 Souley Abdoulaye, Prime MinisterCDS-Rahama
8 February 1995 to 21 February 1995 Amadou Cissé, Prime Ministern-p1st term
21 February 1995 to 27 January 1996 Hama Amadou, Prime MinisterMNSD-Nassara1st term; Deposed in a coup d'état
30 January 1996 to 21 December 1996 Boukary Adji, Prime Ministern-p
21 December 1996 to 27 November 1997 Amadou Cissé, Prime Ministern-p2nd term
27 November 1997 to 1 January 2000Ibrahim Hassane Mayaki, Prime MinisterUNIRD
1 January 2000 to 7 June 2007 Hama Amadou, Prime MinisterMNSD-Nassara2nd term
7 June 2007 to 23 September 2009 Seyni Oumarou, Prime MinisterMNSD-Nassara
23 September 2009 to 2 October 2009 Albadé Abouba, Acting Prime MinisterMNSD-Nassara
2 October 2009 to 18 February 2010Ali Badjo Gamatié, Prime MinisterMNSD-NassaraDeposed in a coup d'état
23 February 2010 to 7 April 2011 Mahamadou Danda, Prime Ministern-p
7 April 2011 to Present Brigi Rafini, Prime MinisterRDP–Jama'a


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

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