Current policy Niger is a country located in the region of Western Africa. See abbreviation for Niger. After over 20 years in opposition, Mahamadou Issoufou and his party the Nigerian Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS) came to power in 2011. The first years Issoufou enjoyed broad support but in 2013 a conflict broke out within the government which then burst. The conflict deepened until the 2016 election. Issofou was re-elected but the election was partially boycotted by the opposition….