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Tragedy in Edo As Truck Crushes Nine Commuters In Early Morning Accident

Tragedy in Edo As Truck Crushes Nine Commuters In Early Morning Accident

It was a horrendous bloodbath, tears and sorrow in Benin-City, Edo State capital in the early hours of Tuesday as a heavy duty truck crushed nine commuters to death along Sokponba Road by Ogbelaka junction. Other persons injured in the ghastly accident, which, according to eyewitnesses, occurred around 7.30 am when a tipper loaded with

Many Injured as Bus summersaults on Third Mainland Bridge

  Several persons yesterday sustained various degrees of injuries when a commercial bus somersaulted on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. According to eyewitness account, the accident occurred because the driver was said to be speeding beyond the limit. Meanwhile, no casualty was immediately recorded, but concerned authorities made effort to bring the situation under

Fatal Accident At Ojuelegba

An unknown number of persons have been killed after an articulated vehicle fell off the flyover bridge at Ojuelegba, Surulere, Lagos around 5:00 pm on Wednesday. The dead are said to be occupants of two vehicles, a car and a sports utility vehicle, apparently caught up in traffic jam under the bridge. State officials are

Four killed in Third Mainland Bridge Helicopter Crash

Four people have been reported dead in a helicopter crash that occurred this afternoon at the Oworonshoki part of the Lagos lagoon. The ill-fated Chopper, which was said to be coming from Port Harcourt, plunged into the Lagoon at about 3:40 pm. According to reports, four of the 12 people on board died from the

69 Burnt to Death In Onitsha

No fewer than 69 persons were burnt to death from a fire outbreak that occurred after a fuel-laden tanker rammed into a building in Onitsha, Anambra State on Sunday. At least 15 L300 buses were also burnt. The tragedy occurred at about 3pm at Upper Iweka Roundabout when the tanker conveying fuel to Asaba in

Van Kills Man On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A Toyota Hilux van, with registration number AAA-635AQ, this afternoon, rammed into two commuters, killing one of them. According to an eye witness, the accident which occurred along the Ojodu Berger expressway near Fagbems filling station happened after theToyota vehicle, which was carrying a cow and racing towards the Lagos end of the expressway, lost

15 LAUTECH Students Injured In An Accident

No fewer than 15 students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, escaped death by a whisker after an accident involving them and an alleged rapist. It was gathered that the accident occurred when the students were taking the suspect to the police station. Fawole Israel, one of the students on the bus said that

14 Escape Death in Lagos Accident

  Not less than 14 persons narrowly escaped death in the morning hours of Friday as a car rammed into a commercial bus around the Seliat bus stop area, along Egbeda-Idimu road, Lagos State. The accident involving a sports car and a commercial bus, popularly called Danfo saw many of the passengers of the bus

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