Tragedy

Protesting Julius Berger worker Killed By Police i

Thursday, September 23, 2021
The lingering dispute between a construction company, Julius Berger, and some of its Rivers State workers took a tragic turn on Monday when a policeman allegedly opened fire on the protesting workers, leaving one dead and four others injured. The workers, while demanding justice for the victim, i ...

Insecurity: 13 Police Officers Killed By Bandits In Zamfara State

Monday, July 19, 2021
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Sunday in Gusau, expressed shock at the killing of 13 police officers by suspected bandits. The police personnel were gunned down at a mobile camp in Kurar Mota community in the Bagudu Local Government Area of the state. The governor rsquo;s reaction is cont ...

Yobe State Flooding Leaves Corpses Washed Away From Cemetery

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Days of heavy rain fall has triggered unprecedented flooding in Gashua area of Yobe State consequently washing away corpses at Low Cost Cemetery and destroyed buildings in the area. Alhaji Kaku Bulama-Bukar, Gashua Local Government Council Community Development Officer said the downpour began on ...

Tragedy In Awka As Truck Carrying Cows Crush 8 Hawkers, Injuring Four Occupants

Friday, June 4, 2021
About eight children hawking wares at Kwata flyover junction in Awka, Anambra State were killed by a lorry carrying cows. Irate youths who were irked by the development also quickly mobilized and set ablaze the lorry, including the cow, burning them to death. A source said the accident happene ...

Military Aircraft Crashes In Abuja Shortly After Take Off

Sunday, February 21, 2021
A military aircraft destined for Minna from the Abuja Airport has just crashed shortly after take-off. The twin-turbo surveillance aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff. The King Air 350i Pilots were reported to have manoeuvred the aircraft away from the residential area before fatal crashland. ...

Again, Hit-and-Run Driver Knocks Down Pedestrian in Awka

Friday, February 5, 2021
It was a rueful moment in Awka the capital city of Anambra, as a hit-and-run driver knocked down an unidentified young man attempting to cross the Enugu mdash;Onitsha Expressway from the U.B.A. axis, along Aroma Junction. This was disclosed in a statement signed and released on Friday by SRC Flor ...

Exclusive: How Dilapidated Hand Rail In Lagos Public School Broke, Killed Studen

Sunday, November 15, 2020
Tragedy struck recently in Badagry, Lagos State, when seven students of Araromi Ilogbo Junior Secondary School, Oko-Afo , one of the public schools in the state situated in the Badagry Local Government Area, got involved in the collapse of a hand rail attached to a building in the school, THE WIT ...

Obalende Collapsed Building: 7 Confirmed Dead, 20 Others Injured

Monday, October 12, 2020
Seven people have been confirmed dead and 20 others injured in Sunday rsquo;s collapsed building in Obalende, Eti-Osa area of Lagos State. A three-storey building under construction at No, 60 Odo Street, Obalende Eti-Osa, caved in with many people trapped. Director-General, Lagos State Emergen ...

3 Confirmed Dead In Epe River Truck Accident

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Three people have been confirmed dead as a truck fell into the Epe River from Berger Bridge late Friday night. As at Friday night, the number of people in the six tyres truck were uncertain as rescue officials could do nothing this Saturday morning. Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Director General, L ...

2 Persons Reportedly Killed As Quorum Aviation’s Helicopter Crash Landed In A Pr

Friday, August 28, 2020
No fewer than two persons have reportedly died and one person said to have been injured after Quorum Aviation rsquo;s helicopter crash-landed in a private property in Opebi, Ojota area of Lagos State. Quorum Aviation is a new airline operator, which recently secured its Air Operators rsqu ...
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