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Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal

Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal: 3 Dead, 23 Injured

Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal A luxury bus packed with passengers and believed to be traveling from the eastern part of the country plunged into a river at Owode-Elede, Ikorodu in Lagos State on Friday. Three passengers were feared dead. [...]

February 18, 2017 Incidents
Fire In Onitsa Destroys Petrol Station, Houses

Fire In Onitsha Destroys Petrol Station, Houses

A fire Wednesday night, razed down Mobil filling station and some buildings near the Upper New Market road, Onitsha destroying properties worth millions of naira. Reports said that fire fighters from Onitsha, Okpoko and Awka were still battling to quell [...]

February 16, 2017 Incidents
Fulani herdsmen

Fulani Herdsmen Invade Rivers’ Nursing School

HUNDREDS of the students of the Rivers State School of Nursing, RIVSON, Port Harcourt, laid siege to the Government House, Port-Harcourt, last week, in protest over dilapidated condition of infrastructure in the institution and lack of security which they said [...]

January 31, 2017 Incidents
Motor Accident Along Akure-Owo Road

2 Dead, 8 Injured In Motor Accident Along Akure-Owo Road

Motor Accident Along Akure-Owo Road  – The Federal Road Safety Corps has advised against obstruction, overloading and over speeding following an accident which occurred on Friday, January 27, on Akure -Owo (ilu Abo). The accident involving a Toyota bus with [...]

January 31, 2017 Incidents
Enugu Monarch Dies In Car Accident

Enugu Monarch Dies In Car Accident

A traditional ruler in Enugu State, Igwe Patrick Ezugwu, of Agbamere community, in Eha-Alumona, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, died in auto crash on Tuesday. It was gathered that the monarch died within Nsukka, the University of Nigeria [...]

November 30, 2016 Incidents
Enugu/ Port- Harcourt express way

Four Roasted In Multiple Accidents Along Enugu – Port Harcourt Express Way (PHOTOS)

At least four people were confirmed dead at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State following a multiple auto crash that occurred along Ubakala axis of the Enugu/ Port- Harcourt express way. It was gathered that four vehicles were [...]

November 29, 2016 Incidents
Tanker Explosion Rocks Ibadan

Tanker Explosion Rocks Ibadan – 1 Killed, 12 Vehicles Destroyed

Tanker Explosion Rocks Ibadan: One person lost his life in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Sunday as a fully loaded tanker burst into flames on the Lagos-Ibadan highway. Thirty shops, four trailers and 12 commercial vehicles were destroyed, even [...]

November 28, 2016 Incidents

Auto Crash Claims Four Lives In Enugu

Four persons have been confirmed dead in an auto crash that occurred at Umumba Junction, Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State. The accident, which occurred on Wednesday morning involved a trailer with registration No XA513 GWK [...]

September 10, 2016 Incidents

Okorocha Gives N.2m To Driver That Hit Him

Doling out the money, yesterday, at Government House, Owerri, Chief Okorocha said Nnewuihe was a former councillor in Oru East Local Council Area of the state. He thanked God that nothing serious happened to the young man, stressing that he [...]

September 7, 2016 Incidents
edo road crash

Two Die, 12 Injured In Edo Road Crash

No fewer than two persons were said to have died while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a road traffic accident, Tuesday, at Igieduma, along the Benin-Auchi highway in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo state. Meanwhile, the [...]

September 6, 2016 Incidents
Frustrated Igbo Man Shouts Buhari

Frustrated Igbo Man Shouts Buhari! Buhari!! Buhari!!! Jumps Into Lagos Rivers To End Life

Frustrated Igbo Man Shouts Buhari – An unidentified Igbo man in his 40 reportedly frustrated by the harsh economy under President Muhammadu Buhari lost hope and jumped into the river on the Mile Two Bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government [...]

August 31, 2016 Incidents

Baga Mayhem: ”We Are Still Picking Corpes Of Women, Children In The Bush”

Baga Mayhem – Borno State is Nigeria’s self- acclaimed ‘Home of Peace’. That is the appellation. But you may not be wrong if you now describe it as ‘The Home of Ruins and Pieces’. The truth about the state is that [...]

August 18, 2016 Incidents

OKOROCHA’S ACCIDENT. “My Husband Still In Police Custody, Car Impounded – Wife Of Man Who Collided With Governor.

MRS. Callister Nnawuihe, whose husband collided with Governor Rochas Okorocha in the now famed auto crash in the Orlu area of Imo State has declared that her husband has been in the custody of the police sequel to the accident [...]

August 17, 2016 Incidents
Jamb Accident

9 JAMB Candidates Die In Accident

No fewer than nine candidates going to sit for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations today were feared dead in an auto crash on the Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway. The Public Relations Officer of the Abia State Police Command, [...]

August 8, 2016 Incidents
No Mass Grave in Baga

No Mass Grave In Baga – Defense Headquarters.

The high powered delegation of Senior military officers sent by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to assess the recent operation in Baga, Borno state, said on Friday that there was no mass grave in the area. Brig.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of [...]

August 4, 2016 Incidents
Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University Student Escapes Assassination Attempt, Shot Twice By Assassins

Taiwo Pelumi, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife Osun state is happy to be alive after he escaped an assassination attempt. According to an eye witness, the Chemical Engineering student was shot twice on the 12th of [...]

August 1, 2016 Incidents
Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland Dead

Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador To Switzerland Is Dead

Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador to Switzerland, Mr Bashir Musa, is dead. Mrs Fidelia Njeze, Nigeria’s Ambassador to that country confirmed the development in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Thursday in London. Musa, who died on Tuesday in [...]

July 29, 2016 Incidents

Video: Senate Tasks Committee To Investigate Baga Carnage

The Senate has directed its Committees on Defence, Police and National Intelligence to investigate the killing of over 190 persons including women and children in Baga community of Borno state at the weekend. The joint committee is expected to submit [...]

July 22, 2016 Incidents
The story of Romeo and Juliet is read by many

Couple Reunited After 10 Years Apart. Roasted Alive 24 Hours Later In Tanker Explosion

The story of Romeo and Juliet is read by many and taken for granted as just another story, a fairy tale. But, your heart will melt when you hear one of the most shocking stories of the tragic accident involving a [...]

July 22, 2016 Incidents

Agony Of A Baby

This baby will never know her mother. Her mother will never sing lullaby to her or rock her to sleep. Worse still, she will never suckle from her mother’s breast. This is because just one week after her birth, suspected [...]

July 21, 2016 Incidents

Human Parts Dealer Goes Insane

Doose Nomhwange left home one morning, unaware that danger lurked ahead. Her friend of many years lured her to a man who traded in human parts. But fate pulled a fast one on her captor who, on the verge of [...]

July 20, 2016 Incidents

Cult War Claims 3 Lives In Ilorin – Nigeria

Cultists went on rampage in different parts of Ilorin, capital of Kwara State, yesterday killing at least three persons while five others sustained injuries. Meantime, the police command has arrested two persons in connection with the development, while investigations are [...]

July 19, 2016 Incidents
Motor Accident In Kano State

37 Nigerian Soldiers Involved In Motor Accident In Kano State

Motor Accident In Kano State – Tragedy was averted last Friday, when Nigerian soldiers were involved in a ghastly accident along Kano-Gaya Road.     According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, there were no casualties as a result [...]

July 18, 2016 Incidents

Ibadan Fire: N500m Property Lost – Council Boss

Ibadan Fire – Residents of Omitowoju area of Ibadan where there was a fire outbreak, Monday night, have been counting their losses. Many houses and shops were burnt in the incident but there was no casualty. When Vanguard visited the scene [...]

July 16, 2016 Incidents

Bamigbetan: My Ordeal In The Hands Of Kidnappers

Kazeem Ugbodaga& Jamiu Yisa Kehinde Bamigbetan, Chairman of the Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, in the Nigerian state of Lagos, has narrated his ordeal in the hands of kidnappers, saying his release was a miraculous escape. Bamigbetan, was released [...]

July 8, 2016 Incidents

NEMA Warns Lagosians About Obstruction Of Emergency Responders

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Lagos has warned Lagosians about obstruction of emergency personnel on duty, drawing attention to a fire outbreak in Olodi-Apapa yesterday in which one person was killed and another injured.. In a statement in [...]

July 6, 2016 Incidents

Okorocha flown Abroad After Sustaining Injuries In A Motor Accident.

Okorocha flown Abroad – The Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has been flown abroad for further medical treatment after sustaining ‘minor injuries on his forehead’ in a car accident on Friday. Mr. Okorocha was on his way to inspect projects in the [...]

June 26, 2016 Incidents
hell-fire survivor

Hellfire Survivor

Two weeks ago, many families mourned, following the death of no fewer than 80 people, including 57 passengers of a commercial luxury bus, which collided with a fuel tanker in Ugbogui, on the Benin-Lagos expressway and burst into flames The [...]

June 22, 2016 Incidents
adeniji kidnap

Sixteen-Year-Old American International School Pupil Kidnapped In Lagos

A 16-year-old pupil of American International School, Lagos, has been confirmed kidnapped. The PUNCH had reported on Thursday that the pupil was last seen in his parents’ Sports Utility Vehicle on his way to school It had also been reported [...]

June 21, 2016 Incidents
dino malaye

Dino Melaye’s ‘Assassination’ Attempt.

On Monday the 15th of April, news broke on social media that former federal lawmaker turned social activist, Otunba Dino Melaye survived an attempt on his life by suspected gunmen in the Central Business District area of Abuja, the nation’s capital. [...]

June 16, 2016 Incidents

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