1 dead, 3 injured as 2 vehicles collide in Lagos

One person died and three others sustained different degrees of injuries yesterday following an accident involving two vehicles in front of Golden Gate, Ikoyi, Lagos. Head, Public Affairs, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor, said the accident was as a...

Road accident claims 5 in Ondo

The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Ondo State Command, on Tuesday confirmed five persons dead and eight others injured in a road crash which occurred along the Owo-Akure expressway in the state.Mr. Ahmed Hassan, state Sector Commander of FRSC who confirmed the story in Akure,...

Man crushed 3 days after wedding

Tragedy struck Tuesday as a man who wedded his wife three days ago was crushed to death by a tipper in Asaba, Delta State. The Anambra State man, Ebube Rex Amantu, who studied medical laboratory Science at Madona University, in the state wedded his wife on Saturday and was...

Adulterated Kerosene kills 4 in Calabar

Four persons lost their lives due to kerosene explosion in a community in Calabar, Cross Rivers State. The incident, which occurred at Ikot Ekpo Community in Calabar Municipality on Monday night, claimed the life of one Esuabana Thomas Okon, 45, his two children-Okon Esua Thomas,...

SUV kill 2, Injures many in Lagos

Two persons have been confirmed dead while several others sustained injuries when a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) rammed into a building at Panada, Isolo area of Lagos State. A witness, Amadi ,said the vehicle had hit several people along the roadside killing two persons,...

Lagos container accident: Court remands truck owner, driver

Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu- Igihile of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere yesterday, remanded in Police custody a truck driver, Sodiq Okanlanwan, alongside the truck owner, Wasiu Lekan, who allegedly crushed three people to death. Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu- Igihile made the...

Sympathisers abandon accident victim, scamper for crisp naira notes

There was a mild drama at Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State where sympathizers at alone accident scene scampered for crisp naira notes of N1,000.00 and N500.00 denominations. The accident victim was trapped inside the vehicle but rather than rescue him and...

Gas explosion kills 2, injures 5 in Lagos

Two persons have died while five were injured in an explosion that occurred at the Orile-Iganmu area of Lagos State. The incident was said to have occurred at about 4: 30 pm, around Wema Bank Bus Stop, in between Coker and Alafia bus stops, in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government...

Trucks crush pregnant woman, 4 others to death in Ebonyi

Tragedy struck Thursday in Ebonyi State as two fully-loaded trucks crushed five persons to death at different times and locations in the state. One was killed at Ndubia in Izzi Local Government Aea of the state while another four were killed at Okposi in Ohaozara LGA of the...

Boat accident: Authorities hand over captain, passengers to marine police

The General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Oluwadamilola Emmanuelyesterday said that both the captain and passengers rescued from the Tuesday evening boat accident had been handed over to marine police for further investigations and sanctions for violating the...