In a message to President Mohammed Bazoum, the government and people of Nigeria’s northern neighbour, Buhari described the fire incident leading to the death of the mostly three to five year olds as “heart wrenching and extremely horrific.”
This was revealed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement on Tuesday.
A man working for a transport company has become the first patient in the West African country of Niger with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus.
The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday elected Sidie Mohammed Tunis from Sierra Leone as the new Speaker of the sub-regional parliament.
The release of the list is coming as the inaugural session of the 5th Legislature of the sub-regional parliament holds in Niamey, Niger Republic,
The delegation of seven-time African champions Egypt have arrived in Nigeria for Tuesday’s prestige friendly with Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
Mali on Sunday defeated Senegal 3-2 on penalty kicks to claim their maiden Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title following a 1-1 stalemate at extra time in Niamey.
The First Vice President of Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, has charged the Nigeria U20 team to go all out in their semi final clash with Mali at the Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles were held to a scoreless draw in their second group game against South Africa at the ongoing 2019 African Under-20 Championships in Niamey‚ Niger on Tuesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Eaglets will take on the Black Starlets in the final of the CAF U-17 Cup of Nations WAFU B Tournament in Niamey on Saturday.
The Golden Eaglets fell 3-2 to Burkina Faso in their opening group game of the zonal U17 AFCON qualifiers in Niamey, Niger on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the tournament which is expected to run from September 2 to September 15, serves as the qualifying competition for the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations.
Ferguson Oluigbo, the President of Nigeria Taekwondo Referees Association and leader of the delegation, confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
The President of NTRA, Ferguson Oluigbo, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos that the participants had completed the championships’ registration requirements which ended on June 10.