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Reports said the accident involved a vehicle conveying mostly female passengers from Takakume town enroute Lafiya, Nassarawa State. The driver was said to have lost could not negotiate a sharp bend and eventually lost control as he skid off the road leading to his death and 10 other occupants of the vehicle.
The Nigerian foundation for the support of victims of terrorism, Victims Supports Fund (VSF), has finalised plans to begin the third phase of the COVID-19 intervention from the 16th of November 2020.
The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, is to commence National Business Survey after 22 years.
The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States, say they may reopen schools before October 30, but subject to approval of their respective state governors.
The National Economic Council says 15 states have qualified to benefit from the Global Partnership for Education funding for education as part of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.
The Speaker Borno House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulkarim Lawan, has called for the establishment of military super camp in deserted Guzamala Local Government Area to facilitate the return of displaced residents now taking refuge in Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
A prosecution witness, Musa Msheli, on Wednesday in a Dutse Grade I Area Court in Abuja, alleged that a defendant, Luka Usman, abducted his five-year-old daughter from his house.
Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.
The Federal Government has approved the sum of N13.3 billion for the take-off of Community Policing initiative across the country.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria SMEDAN has empowered Nine Cooperative societies drawn from Niger, Nassarawa and Enugu States with processing machineries under its Advancement for Woman in Agriculture, Agro Allied and Cottage Enterprises (AWAKE) programme.
Farm produces worth over N40 million have been destroyed by heavy downpour experienced in Bagwai local government area of Kano State.
The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative, PAGMI, has assured that Central Bank of Nigeria’s purchase of locally produced gold will boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
Hospitals in Kinshasa are struggling to treat rising coronavirus cases because of a lack of oxygen supplies, health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) said Saturday.
Plateau United crashed out of the CAF Champions League after battling to a 0-0 draw against Simba SC of Tanzania in their preliminary round second leg tie at the Mkapa Stadium on Saturday.
Sorting and counting of votes have ended in many polling units in the Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe Constituency II House of Assembly by-elections as some units recorded poor turnout of voters.
Henderson replaced David de Gea due to injury at half-time of last week’s comeback win at Southampton, but the Spaniard was back between the sticks for the mid-week Champions League encounter with Paris Saint-Germain.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Saturday, graduated a batch of 203 Special Forces (SF), combat, search and rescue personnel in Bauchi.
Neymar scored twice to help PSG to a 3-1 win over Man United at Old Trafford, a result that puts them in a strong position to reach the Champions League round of 16.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded his troops on Monday for ousting a rebellious northern movement, but the leader of Tigrayan forces said they were still resisting amid fears of a protracted guerrilla conflict.
Those agigating for a brand new Constitution in Nigeria may have to perish the thought as the National Assembly lacks the powers to do so, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to organise a Youths Skills Development and Entrepreneurship Programme (YOSDEP) for 23, 310 Nigerian youths.
The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christians Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, on Saturday charged Nigerian youths to rise and complement government’s efforts at addressing the challenges facing the country.