Farouq’s Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Anibeze, said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.
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President Bazoum, who described the plane crash and the resultant deaths as tragic and unfortunate, expressed the condolences of the government and people of his country.
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.”
President Buhari made his position on the development known during a telephone conversation with Mahamadou Issoufou, his counterpart and outgoing President, on the situation in Niger Republic.
The telephone conversation took place on Tuesday evening.
Maina offered the explanation in his affidavit to support the bail application filed before Justice Okon Abang.
The president, who stated this at the groundbreaking ceremony of the rail project, virtually in Abuja on Tuesday, said it would also enhance the gains of the African Continental Free Trade zone.
President Buhari reacted to the incident on Sunday in Abuja.
This was revealed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement on Tuesday.
Sylva spoke on Monday on a television programme when he responded to Nigerians who described the decision to purchase refined products from Niger Republic’s Soraz Refinery in Zinder, about 260km from the Nigerian border, which has an installed refining capacity of 20,000 barrels per day, as an embarrassment.
The NBC Director-General, Adamu Adaji, made the appeal in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
It was learnt that the hostage was abducted on Monday night on the outskirts of Massalata, a village in Niger Republic.
The Presidency said this in a tweet by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
The Governor made the pledge when he led a high powered delegation to sympathise with Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, over the attack on his motorcade in Baga on July 29.
The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
He said it was disturbing that the state Governor, Aminu Masari, and President Muhammadu Buhari, who is from Katsina State, have failed to act
The directive was contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abdulkarim Sirika, on Friday in Katsina
A suspected human trafficker, Abubakar Suleiman, has admitted to Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team that so far, he has assisted in the trafficking of over 100 Nigerian ladies to Libya through the desert and usually charges N10,000 for each of them.
A 21-year-old national of the Republic of Benin, Isa Seidu, has told the police in Lagos how they broke into shops at Balogun Market and then use the stolen goods proceeds to buy cows from Niger Republic and resell in Nigeria.
The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued a Nigerien, Diddi Kadiri-Ibrahim, abducted from the Republic of Niger, in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state.