The bus was said to be carrying women and children returning from a wedding when its front Tyre burst, causing it to skid off the road.
The crash happened on Tuesday in Gwaram Sabuwa, a village around 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the state capital Dutse.
Spokesman to the police state command: Abdul Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to AFP saying, “Nineteen people were killed in the accident “.
Residents said the bus somersaulted and burst into flames, burning the victims alive.
The passengers were said to be returning from a wedding ceremony in nearby Bauchi state when the crash happened.
At least 12 people were killed and 16 injured on April 13 when a fuel tanker exploded in the northern city of Gombe after falling on its side.
Nineteen people were killed a week earlier when a truck crashed in northern Katsina state.
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