Niger’s Parliament passes law authorizing dual citizenship

Published: 29/Oct/2014
Source: The Vanguard

The Nigerien Parliament on Wednesday passed a law authorising dual citizenship for all its citizens.

A parliamentary source said in Niamey that the law was unanimously passed by members of the parliament.

He said the law allowed Nigerien-born citizens to acquire citizenship of another country without losing their original citizenship.

He said this was a welcome idea for the Nigerians because such idea was previously prohibited.

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Themes: Double Nationalité
Regions: Afrique de l'Ouest, Niger
Year: 2014