Prime Minister of the
Republic of Niger
Premier ministre du Niger
Incumbent
Ali Lamine Zeine
since 8 August 2023
Government of Niger
TypeHead of government
Member ofCabinet of Niger
SeatNiamey
AppointerPresident of Niger
Formation24 January 1983
First holderMamane Oumarou

This is a list of prime ministers of Niger since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Niger in 1983 to the present day.

A total of fifteen people have served as Prime Minister of Niger (not counting one Acting Prime Minister). Additionally, three persons, Mamane Oumarou, Amadou Cissé and Hama Amadou have served on two non-consecutive occasions.

The current Prime Minister of Niger is Ali Lamine Zeine, who was appointed by the National Council for the Safeguard of the Homeland led by General Abdourahamane Tchiani on 8 August 2023, following the 2023 Nigerien coup d'état that overthrew President Mohamed Bazoum and the government of Prime Minister Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou.[1]

List of officeholders

Political parties
  National Movement for the Development of Society (MNSD–Nassara)
  Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS–Tarayya)
  Democratic and Social Convention (CSD–Rahama)
  Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP–Jama'a)
Other factions
  Independent
Status
  Acting Prime Minister
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Head(s) of state
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Mamane Oumarou
(born 1946)
24 January 1983 14 November 1983 294 days Independent Kountché
2 Hamid Algabid
(born 1941)
14 November 1983 15 July 1988 4 years, 244 days Independent
Saibou
(1) Mamane Oumarou
(born 1946)
15 July 1988 20 December 1989 1 year, 158 days MNSD–Nassara
Post abolished (20 December 1989 – 2 March 1990)
3 Aliou Mahamidou
(1947–1996)
2 March 1990 27 October 1991 1 year, 239 days MNSD–Nassara Saibou
4 Amadou Cheiffou
(born 1942)
27 October 1991 17 April 1993 1 year, 172 days Independent
Ousmane
5 Mahamadou Issoufou
(born 1952)
17 April 1993 28 September 1994 1 year, 164 days PNDS–Tarayya
6 Souley Abdoulaye
(1956–2023)
28 September 1994 8 February 1995 133 days CSD–Rahama
7 Amadou Cissé
(born 1948)
8 February 1995 21 February 1995 13 days Independent
8 Hama Amadou
(born 1950)
21 February 1995 27 January 1996
(deposed)
340 days MNSD–Nassara
Post vacant (27 – 30 January 1996)
9 Boukary Adji
(1939–2018)
30 January 1996 21 December 1996 326 days Independent Maïnassara
(7) Amadou Cissé
(born 1948)
21 December 1996 27 November 1997 341 days Independent
10 Ibrahim Hassane Mayaki
(born 1951)
27 November 1997 1 January 2000 2 years, 35 days RDP–Jama'a
Wanké
Tandja
(8) Hama Amadou
(born 1950)
1 January 2000 7 June 2007 7 years, 157 days MNSD–Nassara
11 Seyni Oumarou
(born 1951)
7 June 2007 23 September 2009 2 years, 108 days MNSD–Nassara
Albadé Abouba 23 September 2009 2 October 2009 9 days MNSD–Nassara
12 Ali Badjo Gamatié
(born 1957)
2 October 2009 18 February 2010
(deposed)
139 days MNSD–Nassara
Post vacant (18 – 23 February 2010)
13 Mahamadou Danda
(born 1951)
23 February 2010 7 April 2011 1 year, 43 days Independent Djibo
14 Brigi Rafini
(born 1953)
7 April 2011 2 April 2021 9 years, 360 days PNDS–Tarayya Issoufou
15 Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou
(born 1954)
3 April 2021 26 July 2023
(deposed)[2]
2 years, 114 days PNDS–Tarayya Bazoum
Post vacant (26 July – 8 August 2023)
16 Ali Lamine Zeine
(born 1965)
8 August 2023[3] Incumbent 10 days Independent Tchiani

Timeline

Ali Lamine ZeineOuhoumoudou MahamadouBrigi RafiniMahamadou DandaAli Badjo GamatiéAlbadé AboubaSeyni OumarouIbrahim Hassane MayakiBoukary AdjiHama AmadouAmadou CisséSouley AbdoulayeMahamadou IssoufouAmadou CheiffouAliou MahamidouHamid AlgabidMamane Oumarou

See also

References

  1. ^ "Niger coup leaders name new prime minister". The Week. Retrieved 8 August 2023.
  2. ^ "Niger's ousted prime minister hopes talks can end military coup". Reuters. Niamey. 5 August 2023. Retrieved 5 August 2023.
  3. ^ "Niger coup leaders name new prime minister". The Week. Retrieved 8 August 2023.