Tag Archives: Death

37 corpers escape death in Ogun auto crash

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Thirty-seven members of the National Youths Service Corps who had just concluded their one-year mandatory national service on Monday were involved in an auto accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The corpers had just left the NYSC orientation

Cross River Govt Confirms Death Of Eight Cameroonian Refugees

  The Cross River State Government has confirmed the death of eight Cameroonian migrants seeking refuge at Ikom Local Government Area of the state. The DG of the state’s Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Betta Edu, confirmed this to

Death Toll In Pakistan Suicide Blast Rises To 128

Pakistani men react in the back of a pick-up truck as the victim of the bomb blast is brought to a hospital in Quetta on July 13, 2018. BANARAS KHAN / AFP   A suicide bomber targeting a political rally

BREAKING: Death Toll In Lagos Tanker Explosion Rises To 12

  The death toll from the tanker explosion which occurred last week in Lagos has risen to 12. The fuel-laden tanker exploded on Thursday along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos after its brake was said to have failed. The

Tanker Explosion: Wreckage Being Cleared, Death Toll Still Nine

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says emergency officials are clearing the wreckage from the multiple accidents that occurred along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday. Lagos FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Hyginus Omeje, who gave the update on Friday added that the

Plateau Attack Death Toll Has Risen To 100 – Police

  The death toll in the deadly attack on villages in Plateau State has risen to 100, the police said on Tuesday. Commissioner of Police, Plateau State Command, Mr Undie Adie, gave the official figure during a telephone interview on Channels

Obasanjo Visits Bode George Over Son’s Death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Chief Bode George during Obasanjo’s visit to George at his Ikoyi residence in Lagos, on Saturday, June 23.   Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited his former ally and former National Deputy Chairman (South

Borno Eid suicide attack death toll rises to 43

Deadly weekend attacks by suspected Boko Haram jihadists using young girls as suicide bombers killed 43 people in northeastern Nigeria, officials said Monday, updating the toll. Blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting

Borno Twin Explosion: Death Toll Increases To 21

Health officials receiving victims of the explosion from State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) officials at State Special Hospital Maiduguri, Borno State.   The death toll from the twin explosion which occurred in Abachari village, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State

Isiaka Adeleke’s Family Accuses Osun Govt Of Politicising His Death

  The family of the late senator who represented Osun west, Mr Isiaka Adeleke, has accused the state government of politicizing his death. The Spokesperson for the family, Mr Dele Adeleke, made the allegations on Wednesday while addressing journalists at

Boat Collision: LASWA Hails Use Of Life Jackets As 24 Persons Escape Death

File Photo   The Lagos State Waterways Authority has praised passengers aboard two boats which collided on Friday for wearing life jackets. According to LASWA’s Managing Director, Mr Damilola Emmanuel, the fact that those involved in the incident were wearing

Nigeria Engages Sudanese Govt Over Envoy’s Death

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama.   The Federal Government has engaged the Sudanese authorities over the death of Mr Habibu Almu, an immigration attaché at the Nigerian Embassy in the North African country. Spokesperson for the Ministry of

President Buhari Commiserates With Pastor Bakare Over Mother’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Pastor Tunde Bakare on the death of his mother, Mrs Abigail Eebudola Bakare. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said Buhari commiserated with Bakare, his one time running mate

Death Of Nigerian Diplomat In Sudan, ‘Criminal Act’ – Police

  The police authorities in Sudan have described the death of a Nigerian diplomat found dead at his home in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital as  a “criminal act.” “An employee in the consular section of the Nigerian embassy was found dead