5 children of same mother burnt to death

It was a black weekend at the Takwa Bay area of Lagos as five children of the same mother were burnt to death. Cornerstone News gathered that Mrs. Florence Asoye had left home in the morning to Takwa-bay Jetty, and left her children under the care of a maid who locked the...

15 die in Nasarawa auto crash

fifteen people died in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State in a road accident in the area at about 8 am Monday. The accident was a head-on collision between a Carina station wagon conveying 10 passengers and a Hilux van. All the occupants of the two vehicles perished...

Truck kills 7, injures 6 in Plateau

No fewer than seven persons were crushed to death in a ghastly auto accident involving a truck loaded with goods and a commercial bus conveying 13 passengers at Hawan Kibo community in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. It was gathered that six persons sustained fatal...

Obasanjo, 393 air passengers escape air crash

The disaster was averted at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, on Wednesday as 393 passengers, including former President Olusegun Obasanjo, escaped air crash. Other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included...

Fuel tanker falls, spills content in Lagos

The tragedy was averted Monday evening at the Oke- Afa area of Isolo, Lagos as a tanker loaded with petroleum product, fell, spilling its content. The incident sent shivers down the spines of commuters, as they scampered for safety . some motorists hurriedly made a detour to...

Four killed in Lagos train accident

Four occupants in a commercial tricycle ( Keke Marwa) were crushed today after a train ran on it in Lagos. The incident occurred around 6:45 am at Toyin in Iju area of the State. The train loaded at Ike Aro, Ogun State and was heading to Oyingbo terminal, Lagos when the tricycle...

4 burnt to death in Lagos tanker explosion

No fewer than four people and five vehicles were burnt yesterday morning at Barracks Bus Stop, along the Mile 2, Orile-Badagry Expressway after a tanker carrying 33,000 litres of fuel toppled over and exploded. Director of Lagos State Fire Service (LSFS), Mr. Musibau Rasaki,...

275 die in auto crashes in one month

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC has revealed that 275  perished in auto crashes nationwide, between December 2018 and January 15,2019. The  Corps Marshal of the FRSC,  Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, in his review of the 2018 special end of year patrol tagged ...

Christmas tragedy: Family of 3 roasted by gas fire

Three members of a family at house number 27, Mabel Street, off Etete road, Benin City have been burnt to death on Christmas Day. The family- husband, wife and their baby, who could not be identified, were consumed by the fire before help could get to them. The owner of the...

100 shops, 50 vehicles burnt by pipeline vandals

100 buildings including houses and over 50 vehicles were yesterday destroyed after a raging fire caused by vandals burnt through Abule Egba and Agege area of Lagos . The fire which started at about 2 am in front of a private school at 4, Segun Akinola Street, opposite Tiper...
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