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No fewer than 685 traders lost properties worth N902.1 million to the March 22 fire incident at the Katsina Central Market, the investigating committee has said.
Apparently miffed by the pervading security challenges in the country, the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has tasked members of the House of Representatives and other Nigerians on the need for unity in order to end the carnage confronting the nation.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged the Katsina State House of Assembly to seek alternative place of meeting following the fire disaster at the chamber on Wednesday.
The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to fund the 104 unity schools across the country to enable them deliver quality education.
Some government primary and secondary school teachers in Rivers State, yesterday, protested non-payment of their five years salaries by the state government.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria after a 16-day medical trip to London, preaching compassion to Nigerians as he resumed his high profile job.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives in the fire incident that razed a primary school in Niamey, capital of Niger Republic, killing more than 20 children.
Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, called on leaders in the country to shun partisanship and come together to mount a collective fight against insecurity in the country.
Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.
A Nigerian actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo, a.k.a Jnr Pope, has expressed gratitude to God for sparing his life and that of his family members after a fire incident destroyed his house.
The Director-General/Chief Executive, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, has assured that its furniture cluster park, currently under construction at the Industrial Development Centre (IDC), Idu, Abuja, will on completion in 2021, enhance the competitiveness of micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) in the country and boost efforts to diversify the economy.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Sunday, visited the burnt down Agodi Gate Auto spare parts Market in Ibadan to assess the extent of damage done by the fire incident, which occurred in the early hours of Saturday.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has donated the sum of N8million to victims of the Yan Harawa market fire disaster in Gashua, Yobe State.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Monday inaugurated a 21-man committee to investigate the fire incident that destroyed Katsina Central Market on March 22.
In the wake of last Monday’s fire incident that gutted the Katsina State Central Market, Governor Aminu Bello Masari, has constituted a committee to investigate the cause of the inferno and make recommendations to the state government.
The federal government Tuesday commiserated with the Katsina State Government and traders over the fire incident that destroyed hundreds of shops and stalls at the Katsina Central Market and vowed to assist the affected traders.
The management of Bovas and Company has said no facility of the company was gutted by fire at its petrol and gas filling station at Offa Garage, Ilorin, Kwara state capital.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL, have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.
Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.
The South African billionaire and president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Tuesday in Abidjan announced that he will personally finance the pan-African inter-school football championship, which will be launched “between 2022 and 2023”, in collaboration with FIFA.
Nigeria’s current sole flagbearers in the CAF Confederation Cup, are looking to reproduce their impressive form and take out FC Ifeanyi Uba in their today’s Eastern derby – a rescheduled NPFL 2021 matchday 14 game, at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba.
The leadership of the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) and the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra’ (BIM-MASSOB) have condemned the attack on its leader and founder of the organisation, Ralph Uwazuruike, by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) of Nnamdi Kanu’s Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has vowed to eliminate quacks camouflaging as professional teachers, hence its efforts to regulate the teaching profession and prevent it from being open to unqualified persons.
Crotone sporting director Giuseppe Ursino believes Simy Nwankwo has the quality to continue his stay in Serie A.
Freshly baked cakes made with cannabis sativa (marijuana) were recovered by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in a raid on some eateries in Jos, the Plateau State capital.