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Adedeji Adeleke's house

Deji Adeleke’s House On Fire: Davido’s Father’s House Gutted By Fire

Davido's father, Adedeji Adeleke's house on Esther Adeleke street in Lekki, Lagos state was gutted by fire today July 16th. According to an eyewitness, the fire started this afternoon at about 1pm at the pent house of the building. The [...]

July 17, 2019 Incidents
Shiite Attack

Shiite Attack: Gbajabiamila Visits Wounded Officer In The Hospital (photos)

Shiite Attack: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday visited one of the wounded officers in the National Assembly attack. Igbere TV reports that members of the Islamic Shiite group, had on Tuesday, attacked some [...]

July 10, 2019 Incidents
Amigos Supermarket

Fire Guts Amigos Supermarket In Abuja

The popular and well sought after ‘Amigos Supermarket’ also known as ‘4U Supermarket’, in Wuse 2, Abuja, was gutted by fire on Tuesday. Mr Jerry Timvh, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service, confirmed this in an [...]

July 10, 2019 Incidents
Herdsmen Invade Ogun Village, Attack Village Head

Herdsmen Invade Ogun Village, Attack Village Head

Unknown herdsmen have invaded a village in Ogun state and attacked a 76-year-old village head, Chief Ismail Adasofunjo . Herdsmen along with their cows wait for buyers at Kara Cattle Market in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 10, 2019. The herdsmen [...]

June 29, 2019 General, Incidents
Traffic Incident

Rising traffic robberies worsen Lagosians nightmare

It was a bitter pill to swallow for Ekene Okoro, a former media aide to former governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday night when at about 9:35p.m. he came face-to-face with some daredevil Lagos traffic robbers. Okoro had just dropped off [...]

June 28, 2019 Incidents
Miyeti Allah

South East governors kick against Miyetti Allah’s vigilance plan

The proposal by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to organise local vigilance groups in the Southeast may be as good as dead on arrival. On the heels of the proposal’s rejection by various groups in the region, [...]

June 25, 2019 Incidents, Societal issues

TARABA KILLINGS: We can’t take this anymore!

It was a week of tears and agony for residents of Tudiri and Janibanibu communities in Ardo Kola local government area of Taraba State after suspected herdsmen unleashed terror on them. The attacks, which claimed about10 lives in two days, [...]

June 23, 2019 Incidents
Identical Twins Meet Through Facebook

19 Year Old Identical Twins Meet Through Facebook (Pics)

Identical Twins Meet Through Facebook Sharon Mathius and Melon Lutenyo are biological twins, DNA tests conducted by Lancet Kenya have revealed. The tests released on Saturday showed that the two shared identical DNA profiles, with 23 allelic loci tested showing [...]

June 21, 2019 Incidents
Apapa

Again, another container falls, crushes 2 cars in Apapa

It was another tragic day in the Apapa area of Lagos state as another container fell on cars on Saturday June 15, 2019. A photo of the incident shared on Twitter by an eyewitness, Toba Samuel showed a container that fell off [...]

June 16, 2019 Incidents
Fire Engulfs Power Transmission Station In Abuja

Fire Engulfs Power Transmission Station In Abuja

Fire has engulfed Apo transmission substation in the federal capital territory (FCT) on Sunday. The substation which is operated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).In a statement, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which feeds directly from the substation [...]

April 29, 2019 Incidents
Suntai pilot

Danbaba Suntai Pilot Not Certified To Fly Aircraft – AIB Report

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, in its new report disclosed that late Governor Suntai pilot was not certified to fly the aircraft which crashed.The AIB who identified factors that led to the crash of the helicopter conveying the late Taraba [...]

April 26, 2019 Incidents

Cows Take Over The Gate Of Presidential Villa – Reno Omokri Shares Photo

Moment second set of Nigeria citizens, Cow takes over the entrance of Aso Rock. Photo shared by Reno Omokri, he wrote: This photo of cows taking over the gate of @AsoRock @NgrPresident Villa is a summary of what @MBuhari has [...]

April 2, 2019 Incidents
SS3 Student

SS3 Student Falls From Mango Tree, Dies In Ondo

Tragedy stuck at the Ijo Mimo High School, Akure, Ondo State, on Saturday, as an SS3 student, Temitayo Oluwole, fell down from a mango tree and died on the premises of the school. It was gathered that the deceased was [...]

April 1, 2019 Incidents
Seven die as truck plunges into Kogi river

Seven die as truck plunges into Kogi river

Seven people on Tuesday lost their lives as a truck in which they were travelling plunged into a river at Kotonkarfe community on the Lokoja-Abuja highway. Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps in Kogi, Mr Emmanuel Abe, confirmed the incident. [...]

March 20, 2019 Incidents
Ita-Faaji

Ita-Faaji: Mixed reactions from residents as Lagos begins demolition of distressed buildings

Ita-Faaji: Pained by the unfortunate collapse of a three-storey building at 14, Massey Street, Lagos Island on Wednesday, March 13, where about 20 people, including school pupils, were reportedly killed, the Lagos State Government, yesterday, commenced the demolition of distressed [...]

March 16, 2019 Incidents
Lagos collapsed building

Lagos collapsed building: Mother loses child, another critically injured

Lagos collapsed building: A day after the fatal collapse of a three-storey building on No. 63 Massey Street, Ita Faaji, Lagos Island, a woman, Mrs Adedayo Adedoyin, who lost one of her twin daughters in the incident, has begged the [...]

March 15, 2019 Incidents
General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Adeshina Tiamiyu, has said there is no casualty left under the debris of the Lagos collapsed building

Lagos collapsed building: We have rescued all trapped victims —LASEMA

General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Adeshina Tiamiyu, has said there is no casualty left under the debris of the Lagos collapsed building on No. 63 Massey Street, Ita-Faaji. Tiamiyu, who spoke with newsmen at the site [...]

March 14, 2019 Incidents
Pupils in collapsed building not up to 100, says LASEMA boss

Pupils in collapsed building not up to 100, says LASEMA boss

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has debunked claims that over 100 pupils were trapped in the collapsed building on No. 63 Massey Street, Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island. General Manager, LASEMA, Mr Adeshina Tiamiyu, speaking at the site of the collapsed building [...]

March 14, 2019 Incidents
Lagos collapsed building

Pregnant woman, proprietor, pupils die in Lagos collapsed building

A pregnant woman, the proprietor of Ohen Nursery & Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in Lagos collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said. However, the National Emergency [...]

March 14, 2019 Incidents
Lagos building collapse

Buhari, Ambode, others mourn as Lagos collapsed building kills pupils, others

Lagos collapsed building: Ten persons, including four pupils, were feared dead on Wednesday following the collapse of a building on No. 63 Massey Street, Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island. About 50 other persons had been pulled out of the [...]

March 14, 2019 Incidents
18 rescued, four still missing in election day boat mishap in Delta

18 rescued, four still missing in election day boat mishap in Delta

More details are emerging from the boat mishap on the evening of Saturday, March 9 near Ebrohimi in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, in which 22 persons were involved. Giving an update on the incident yesterday, the [...]

March 12, 2019 Incidents
thugs

Many injured as thugs attack PDP candidate in Ondo

Some youths suspected to be political thugs on Tuesday attacked the House of Assembly candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Idanre State Constituency of Ondo State, Mr Festus Akingbasote. The hoodlums were also alleged to have attacked and [...]

March 6, 2019 Incidents
Ikeja

Ogun resident attacks Ikeja Electric technicians with machete

Some yet-to-be-identified members of staff of Ikeja Electric have been assaulted by a resident of Itele area of the Iju-Atan Ilogbo Local Council Development Area of Ogun State while trying to disconnect power supply to his residence. In a viral [...]

February 18, 2019 Incidents
Fire guts Anambra INEC office, destroys sensitive materials

Fire guts Anambra INEC office, destroys sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Anambra State has been razed by fire, which destroyed two containers of sensitive electoral materials. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, who left a stakeholders meeting at the Women Development Centre, [...]

February 14, 2019 Incidents
Hoodlums attack APC campaign rally in Abuja, burn nine vehicles

Hoodlums attack APC campaign rally in Abuja, burn nine vehicles

Suspected hoodlums, on Saturday, attacked the campaign convoy of the All Progressives Congress in the Dei-Dei area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The convoy, comprising the FCT Minister’s Chief of Staff, Bashir Mai-Borno; the APC Chairman in the FCT, [...]

February 11, 2019 Incidents
Presidency orders probe of Osinbajo’s Caverton helicopter crash in Kogi

Presidency orders probe of Osinbajo’s Caverton helicopter crash in Kogi

The nation was saved from tragedy on Saturday as the helicopter, Augusta AW139, conveying Vice-President Prof Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in Kogi State. The incident occurred in Kabba, where the VP had visited in continuation of his engagement of Nigerians on [...]

February 3, 2019 Incidents
Scores injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun

Scores injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun

There was pandemonium in Abeokuta on Thursday as supporters of the All Progressives Congress and Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State clashed during campaign tour of Abeokuta North Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that trouble started [...]

February 1, 2019 Incidents
Vehicles razed as petrol tanker explodes in Lagos

Vehicles razed as petrol tanker explodes in Lagos

A truck loaded with 33,000 litres of petroleum product fell on Wednesday morning at Barracks Bus Stop, along the Mile 2/Badagry Expressway, Ojo, Lagos, spilling its content on the ground and triggering wildfire. A yet to be ascertained number of [...]

January 30, 2019 Incidents

PHOTOS: Fire guts UAC building in Lagos

There was a fire outbreak at the UAC building at Marina, Lagos Island on Thursday. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the fire started at around 12:55pm. LASTMA added that emergency responders were on the scene of the [...]

January 24, 2019 Incidents

LASTMA, driver accuse Fayose over damage to bus in accident

A LASTMA bus driver, Taiye Adams, and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority have accused a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, of refusing to repair a vehicle and a motorcycle he allegedly crushed in an accident on the [...]

January 21, 2019 Incidents