The march was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern regions, about the threat posed by Boko Haram.
Boko Haram militants had killed hundreds of people in Baga in a January attack after Nigerian troops fled.
A girl suicide bomber as young as 10 blew herself up at a busy market in Nigeria killing four others and seriously wounding 46 people.
Residents who fled the town said they appealed to troops based in Chibok but they allegedly refused to deploy.
Nigerian forces have killed more than 300 Boko Haram fighters during an operation to recapture 11 towns.
Nigeria’s Islamic extremist rebels Boko Haram renewed their threat to use violence to disrupt Nigeria’s upcoming elections.
Cameroon border base attacked by suspected Boko Haram extremists; leaves 5 soldiers dead.
It warned the fighters were prepared to carry out suicide bombings in the countries sending troops to help fight the extremists.
Chadian military aircraft carried out airstrikes against the militants, destroying their vessels.
The town of Diffa was attacked for the third time in recent days.
Boukarna said calm had returned to Diffa early Monday but only after hours of fighting.
Boko Haram militants waged twin attacks in the town of Diffa in southeast Niger on Sunday.
Boko Haram fighters seized 276 teenagers from the Government Girls’ Secondary School in the remote town of Chibok, in Borno state.
Niger is already home to tens of thousands of refugees who have fled the terror group’s attacks in Nigeria.
On Wednesday that Nigerian jets were bombing the Sambisa Forest