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Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State. The aircraft had 560 passengers, and 19 crew on board.
The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said on Sunday, adding that landslides caused by torrential rain were the top cause.
Hurricane Lane has grown to a category 5 storm as it approaches Hawaii with potential for torrential rain, flash flooding and landslides, forecasters said.
Torrential rain has lashed the west coast of Africa, leaving parts of Liberian capital Monrovia under water.
The Ogun State Government has suspended the weekend lockdown in the state and ordered the reopening of worship centres.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the nation needs more weapons and platforms to win the insurgency war.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has piled the pressure on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, after the manager said he would not be a failure if he is unable to deliver a Champions League title for the Etihad outfit.
The Management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Friday claimed it has lost over N260 million to the activities of vandals across Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States within three months.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured people of Ekperi in Etsako Central Local Government area that his administration would continue to ensure that their is peaceful coexistence among his party and other political in the state.
Arsenal are set to complete two key deals this week as they prepare for the coming season.
In an effort to make Twitter seem less like a cesspool, the company is rolling out new settings that will allow all users to control who can reply to tweets. Twitter began testing the feature earlier this year and said the results of that experiment convinced it to make the tools available to all users starting today.
As part of its contributions to the ongoing efforts aimed at combatting the ravaging COVID-19 Pandemic, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in collaboration with the Nigerian Defence Academy and Premium Times, would be hosting a virtual colloquium on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.
Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province have called for total vigilance from the citizenry, in the face of growing insecurity in Nigeria.
New Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo can match the achievements of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, according to Bianconeri legend Alessandro Del Piero.