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Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo
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Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo

Five members of staff of Okomu Oil plc, in Edo State were on Friday evening burnt to death in a road crash that occurred along Benin/Iguobazuwa road, in Ovia South-West local government area of the State. The accident occurred when the bus conveying the victims from Extension 2 farm of the firm to the head office of the company at Okomu community, rammed into a lorry that crossed the road. Two others were said to have sustained serious injuries in the ghastly accident and  are said to be currently receiving treatment. According to an eyewitness, Max Iyase, they could not render assistance to the victims, as the flame was ferocious. He identified one of the victims as Elvis Odia, a married father of two. "Yesterday experience on the road was so horrific as I drove into t...
Hit-and-run Driver Kills 1 in Anambra
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills 1 in Anambra

A hit-and-run tipper driver on Sunday killed a motorcycle passenger in Anambra State. The driver also injured the operator at Igwe Orizu Junction, along Nnewi-Otolo Road in Anambra. Mr Andrew Kumapayi, State Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Kumapayi said the accident which happened at 12:45pm had the passenger killed on the spot, while the cyclist sustained injuries “It was gathered that a Yamaha Motorcycle without a registration number, was hit by a Mercedes Benz Tipper, while the driver drove off immediately. “However, nobody could get the registration number of the tipper. “Three people were involved in the crash, all male adults. “One died and one sustained injuries, ...
Mob Sets Truck Ablaze In Ogun
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Mob Sets Truck Ablaze In Ogun

A mob of residents in the Ota on Saturday set a truck ablaze at the Old Toll Gate axis of the Lagos – Abeokuta Expressway in the state. This followed an accident involving the truck and two other vehicles, which affected 17 people. Officials of the Ogun State Fire Service later arrived at the scene to put out the fire. The accident, which left seven people killed and 10 others injured, occurred in the morning as a result of speed and brake failure on the part of the truck. According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the injured victims have been taken to the hospital while the bodies of the dead people have been removed to the morgue. See some photos from the scene of the accident below:
Okada-related Accidents Have Dropped from 28 to 7 Since the Ban was Effected- Lagos Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat Speaks
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Okada-related Accidents Have Dropped from 28 to 7 Since the Ban was Effected- Lagos Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat Speaks

Obafemi Hamzat, the deputy governor of Lagos State, says the state has begun reaping the benefits of the Okada ban as the rate of motorcycle accidents in the state has dropped from 28 to 7. Speaking on Channels TV, Obafemi said Okadas have become an avenue for pertirting crime. He reiterated the state government's position that the ban is laegely for security and safety reasons. In his words ''The truth of the matter is that Okada is becoming an avenue to perpetrating crimes. And we cannot wait until a major disaster happens. We knew what happened in Kano State some years back when the Emir of Kano was attacked through this means of transportation. Our lives are important. Some of them had knives and guns. If you are interested in riding Okada, why do you need a knife or a gun...
Six Catholic Faithfuls Die while Returning From ‘Oke Maria’ Pilgrimage in Osun
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Six Catholic Faithfuls Die while Returning From ‘Oke Maria’ Pilgrimage in Osun

A tragic accident which occurred at a sharp bend in Eripa, along Iree-Otan Ayegbaju-Ila Orangun road in Osun State on Sunday February 9 claimed the lives of 6 Catholic faithfuls. The late victims of the accident who were reportedly returning from the annual Oke Maria Pilgrimage (Prayer Mountain) in Otan Ayegbaju, were passenges of an 18-seater Liteace bus belonging to SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Lagere. 9 occupants of same vehicle also sustained injuries from the accident. Osun Police Spokesperson, Folashade Odoro confirmed the accident and also disclosed that the driver lost control of bus which ran into a ditch. He urged motorists to avoid over speeding and dangerous driving.
Spike Lee pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant in Custom Oscars Suit
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Spike Lee pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant in Custom Oscars Suit

On Sunday night, Spike Lee, 62, paid tribute to Basketball legend, Kobe Bryant by wearing a purple-and-gold Gucci suit marked with the late basketball star's jersey number to the Oscars Award ceremony. The legendary director had "24" embroidered on his back and across his lapel, while his custom outfit's colors nodded to the LA Lakers, where Bryant spent his entire professional career. Lee who was with his wife Tonya Lewis Lee, 53 made the touching tribute following the helicopter accident that killed the former player, his daughter Gianna, 13, and eight others just over two weeks ago. Lee Lee completed his look with a purple hat, glasses and a pair of Nike Kobe 9 Elite "Strategy" sneakers, one of the many designs to emerge from Bryant's long-standing collaboration with the ...
Two Dead as High-speed Train Derails in Northern Italy
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Two Dead as High-speed Train Derails in Northern Italy

A tragic incident occurred on Thursday morning in Italy's Lodi province as two people were killed after a high-speed train derailed. The accident which also left 28 people injured occurred in the town of Casalpusterlengo, some 30 miles southeast of Milan. All services on the Milan-Bologna high-speed route have been suspended and diverted via conventional lines, as emergency teams and firefighters are at the scene of the accident to assess the damage. The railway company said the engine left the tracks some 40km (25 miles) from Milan at around 05:30 local time. It struck the freight wagon on a parallel track before running into a building and was separated from the rest of the train. Both it and the first carriage turned on their sides. Italian President Sergio Matta...
Akothee vows to sue local publication over ‘fake’ reports of daughter’s road accident
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Akothee vows to sue local publication over ‘fake’ reports of daughter’s road accident

Kenya richest artist, Akothee, received shocking news that her daughter and alleged lover, MCA Tricky were involved in a grisly road accident and it tore her to pieces. Reading the reports from a local publication, Akothee cringed at the news – a heart almost growing cold – with the thoughts of her daughter´s alleged tragedy. The story's headline reads: 'Breaking News: MCA Tricky and Rue Baby involved in a grizzly road accident.' A story dated the 3rd of February 2020, but the publication´s name not shown. Akothee shared the screenshot on Instagram before revealing: 'Ish ?‍♂️?‍♂️?‍♂️ this thing made me piiii on myself ,I almost caused an accident myself.' Screaming louder, Mama Rue Baby penned: Who are this idiots wishing my children bad luck, I called my daughter...
Gokada CEO, Fahim Salem Delivers Passionate Speech Following the Ban on Motorcycles and Tricycles in Lagos
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Gokada CEO, Fahim Salem Delivers Passionate Speech Following the Ban on Motorcycles and Tricycles in Lagos

Fahim Salem, the CEO of Gokada, has delivered a passionate speech following the ban of motorcycles and tricycles in certain parts of Lagos. The ban on commercial motorcycles - known as okada - and commercial tricycles - popularly called Keke Napep - also affected motorcycle ride-hailing services like Gokada and MAX. Nigerians affected by the ban took to Twitter to express their displeasure at the ban. Some complained that they had to trek long distances to get to work. In reaction to the ban and the tweets about it, Fahim Salem released a video. He said he's been quiet regarding recent events because he's trying to "process it" and decide on how to react to it. He went on to speak about the Gokada vision, why he started the company and how much money has gone into it. He...
Woman Dies As Truck ‘Loses Control’ In Lagos
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Woman Dies As Truck ‘Loses Control’ In Lagos

One identified woman has been confirmed dead and two others rushed to the nearest trauma centre after a truck “lost control” at Ogudu, Lagos on Saturday, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The accident occurred at Ogudu “under-bridge” along the route towards Ojota. According to LASEMA, the truck, which was loaded with two containers and had an unknown registration number, lost control while driving at top speed. Situation Report on the Accident at Ogudu “under bridge” Inward Ojota, Lagos On arrival at the scene it was observed that there was a lone vehicle – a Mack truck loaded with two (2) x 20 ft containers. The aforementioned truck with an unknown registration number lost control — LRU #Call112 (@lasemasocial) February 1, 2020 “It subse...
‘We are Devastated’ – Kobe Bryant’s Sisters Break their Silence Following the Death of NBA Legend and his Daughter Gianna in Tragic Helicopter Crash
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‘We are Devastated’ – Kobe Bryant’s Sisters Break their Silence Following the Death of NBA Legend and his Daughter Gianna in Tragic Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant's sisters have broken their silence following the death of NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The sisters, Sharia Washington, and Shaya Tabb released a joint statement five days after their brother died along with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash,  saying they are grieving with the Bryant family. The statement was accompanied by some personal family photos of themselves with Bryant, 41, as well as others featuring Gianna and their children. In the statement, they wrote: "On behalf of our family, we join Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka, and Capri in grieving the loss of Kobe and Gianna in such a tragic accident. We are devastated by the loss of our brother, son, our niece and granddaughter, and our hearts go out to all the families who lost ...
Village Head and  6 Others Died As Their Car Hits Tree After Driver Lost Control
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Village Head and 6 Others Died As Their Car Hits Tree After Driver Lost Control

According to Daily Trust, seven persons including the Village Head of Tudun Doki, Alhaji Hayatou Ardo have lost their lives in a road crash along Gwadabawa-Iella road in Sokoto State. The names of four victims were given as Malam Sule Mindau, Malam Abdu Danye, Isyaku Doso, and Buhari Toga. Daily Trust reports that the accident occurred Monday when the driver of the Toyota Avensis lost control. The vehicle conveying 11 passengers reportedly hit some trees planted for shelterbelt in the area. Spokesman of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) in Sokoto, Aliyu Kanya confirmed the accident. Sole Administrator of Gwadabawa, Alhaji Aminu Aya who led a delegation to commiserate with families of the deceased, prayed Allah (SWT) to proffer them with the fortitude to bear the irre...
The Helicopter Kobe Bryant and Eight Others were Travelling in Didn’t have Black Box
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The Helicopter Kobe Bryant and Eight Others were Travelling in Didn’t have Black Box

Investigators revealed on Monday night that the helicopter on which Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other people died was not equipped with crash-proof voice and data recorders. The Sikorsky S-76B helicopter wasn’t required to have the black boxes, National Transportation Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy said at the agency’s first briefing since the accident. The pilot of the aircraft, Ara Zibayan requested permission to climb to avoid a cloud layer and then made a descending turn and struck a hillside, Homendy said. An air-traffic controller radioed back to the pilot asking him what he planned to do and there was no reply. Preliminary reports indicate the pilot was confused or was reacting to some unusual condition as it climbed and turned away from its route, according ...
Footballer, Christian Obodo Crashes His Car In Accident (Photos)
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Footballer, Christian Obodo Crashes His Car In Accident (Photos)

Christian Obodo, former Super Eagles Attacking Midfielder on Sunday, January 26, escaped death after involving in a serious car accident in Delta State. According to report, The Car accident occured around Ozo road in Delta State with the car of The 35-year-old badly damaged. But the Report never reveal if the former Udinese player was alone inside the car when the accident happened. Obodo is currently withouth a club after playingg last for Appolon Smyrnis Making 17 Appearances and scoring no goal. The former Torino star was regarded as one of the most skillful and Talented Midfielders considering his style of play for the Super Eagles then.  
Basketball Legend, Kobe Bryant is Dead
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Basketball Legend, Kobe Bryant is Dead

Retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is dead. He died on Sunday, January 26th in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. Kobe was traveling with at least three other people in his private helicopter. The cause of the accident is under investigation. According to reports, emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived the crash and five people were confirmed dead at scene. The Los Angeles Times confirmed that a helicopter crash had occurred before 10 a.m. near Las Virgenes Road, south of Agoura Road. There were foggy conditions that caused the helicopter to crash in the hills above Calabasas and burst into flames. Emergency Services personnel were unable to get to the aircraft until the fire was contained. Bryant has been known for traveling via a private helico...
Autopsy Reveals Rap Artist Juice WRLD Died Of Accidental Overdose
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Autopsy Reveals Rap Artist Juice WRLD Died Of Accidental Overdose

“The manner of death is an accident,” the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said of the December 8th death of the 21-year-old, who was born Jarad Higgins. “The Office determined that Higgins died as a result of oxycodone and codeine toxicity” — powerful painkillers in the same drug family as morphine and heroin. Authorities reportedly had been waiting for the artist’s private plane to land at Midway International Airport on suspicion he had contraband. They discovered drugs, guns, and ammunition. When the rapper began “convulsing” an FBI agent administered two doses of Narcan — an emergency treatment when an opioid overdose is suspected — which awoke him though he remained incoherent, according to The Chicago Tribune newspaper. The musician was pronounced dead at 3:14 am ...
Three US Firefighters Killed in Plane Crash while Battling Wildfires in Australia
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Three US Firefighters Killed in Plane Crash while Battling Wildfires in Australia

Three US firefighters died while battling a huge bushfire in Australia when the C-130 tanker they were flying crashed in the southern section of the country on Thursday, January , 23. The firefighters were killed in the crash after leaving the town of Richmond in the New South Wales state on a firebombing mission around the Snowy Mountains, local officials said. Rescue crews rushed to the area on Thursday afternoon but found no survivors among the wreckage. The bodies are yet to be recovered. “Unfortunately, all we’ve been able to do is locate the wreckage and the crash site and we have not been able to locate any survivors,” Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said after the crash. '[The aircraft] impacted heavily with the ground and initial reports are that ...
Maid Caught on Camera Dipping Toddler’s Hand into Boiling Water
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Maid Caught on Camera Dipping Toddler’s Hand into Boiling Water

Police in Singapore have arrested a maid accused of scalding a toddler’s hand by dipping it repeatedly into a boiling pot. This comes a week after the alleged incident was caught on video by the 16-month-old girl’s mother, Amy Low Mei Liang, who last night posted the clip online with her allegations. She indicated that the 45-second surveillance footage was filmed in her Buangkok kitchen while she and her husband were at work. She also posted photos of what appear to be the toddler’s scalded and burned hands. “I felt something was amissed [sic] and I decided to check the CCTV footage at home while waiting for the maid to be picked up. And what I saw was horrifying. The maid, she did it on purpose! It was never an accident! She took my daughter’s hand and dipped her hand inside a b...
Moment before PDP Protesters had a Car Accident in Abuja
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Moment before PDP Protesters had a Car Accident in Abuja

Some People's Democratic Party (PDP) members were involved in an accident yesterday January 20, during a protest in Abuja against the sack of Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo State by the Supreme Court. A video from the scene of the incident showed one of the trucks conveying some of the protesting members of the political party, moving recklessly before colliding with another truck. Though it is not clear if anyone died, eyewitnesses however alleged that some of the protesters sustained injuries. Here is the video below;
Man United Goalkeeper Escapes Death
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Man United Goalkeeper Escapes Death

Manchester United goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, on Monday morning escaped death in a ghastly accident, which left his Lamborghini badly damaged, according to Sky Sports. The Argentina international was unhurt after the accident occurred on the Carrington Spur Road through Ashton, not far from Man United’s Carrington training ground. This is coming less than 24hrs after their 2-0 defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. However, Police were later seen at the scene of the accident as the debris were cleared from the road. Romero has made 23 appearances for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in all competitions since joining the Red Devils in 2015 from Sampdoria. He will now hope to feature for Man United when they take on Burnley on Wednesday in the Premier League....
Sergio Romero involved in car crash near Manchester United training ground
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Sergio Romero involved in car crash near Manchester United training ground

Manchester United have confirmed goalkeeper Sergio Romero has been involved in a car crash near their Carrington training ground. The club say the goalkeeper has suffered no injuries. Images after the incident show Romero's £170,000 Lamborghini smashed up and under the roadside barrier, facing towards trees off the A6144 road.    
BBNaija’s Khafi Escapes Unhurt from Car Accident
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BBNaija’s Khafi Escapes Unhurt from Car Accident

Khafi escaped unhurt from a car accident she suffered yesterday in Lagos. The reality show star who disclosed that she was shaken by the incident, said it took three men to lift out her car. Kkafi further disclosed that she remembered she is a goal getter after almost saying she won't be driving over the incident which occurred yesterday January 17. She wrote;
All Passengers Perish as Tipper Lorry Rams into Bus in Enugu
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All Passengers Perish as Tipper Lorry Rams into Bus in Enugu

All passengers in a Commuter bus going to Enugu from Kaduna were on Monday killed following a collision with a tipper lorry at Opi-Nsukka, Enugu State. Eye witness report said the back tyres of the tipper which was conveying sand in the opposite direction pulled out of the lorry and rammed into the oncoming bus. Number of casualty was not confirmed but according to reports, all passengers were affected. Police spokesman CSP Ebere Amaraizu confirmed the accident.
Dozens Injured in Lagos-Ibadan Road Accident
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Dozens Injured in Lagos-Ibadan Road Accident

No fewer than 31 persons, including children sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving a luxury bus opposite Nasfat around Mowe on Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday. Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta on Sunday. Oladele explained that the accident occurred around 4:38 p.m. and was caused by excessive speed and loss of control around the construction zone. He said that 50 persons were involved in the accident which comprised 19 male adults, 20 female adults, six male children and five female children. “31 persons sustained various degrees of injuries, made up of 10 male adults, 14 female adults, three male children and four female child...
See The Shocking Moment A Motorcyclist Was Sent Flying Through The Air After Collision With Car (Video)
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See The Shocking Moment A Motorcyclist Was Sent Flying Through The Air After Collision With Car (Video)

A motorcycle rider was flung 15ft into the air after being hit by a motorist driving on the wrong side of the road in the UK. The 35-year-old rider was hit head-on by the driver travelling at 70mph in a 'high-powered' Subaru car in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Driver Florian Pratt, from Nottingham, was jailed for 16 months at Sheffield Crown Court yesterday after admitting causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He was seen swerving onto the wrong side of the road while going around a bend in the footage, captured on April 28 last year. The experienced rider, who is from Barnsley but doesn't want to be named, suffered a broken back, broken sternum and broken wrist in the devastating smash. The footage shows the car driving down the quiet country road with acres of fi...
Commotion As Petrol Tanker Catches Fire On Idiroko Road, Ogun
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Commotion As Petrol Tanker Catches Fire On Idiroko Road, Ogun

According to NAN, a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit leaked some of the inflammable product it was conveying around Ajileti, on Idiroko road, Ogun, causing a fire that burnt two vehicles beyond recognition. The Idiroko unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, on Saturday, told News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, Ogun, that the accident happened about 4.30 p.m. on Friday. The Idiroko Unit Commander of FRSC, Mr Akinwunmi Olaluwoye, explained that the tanker was loaded with PMS and filled to the brim which leaked and caused the fire.
Two Brothers Die in Car Accident in Enugu
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Two Brothers Die in Car Accident in Enugu

A ghastly motor accident which occurred last night at New Artisan in Enugu, took the lives of two brothers who have been identified as Ugochukwu and Uchechukwu Ekete. The siblings who were on their way home from a wedding died after their car rammed into a truck.
I lost it all – Nigerian Mother Speaks after her Three Children’s Death in New Year’s Crash in Canada
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I lost it all – Nigerian Mother Speaks after her Three Children’s Death in New Year’s Crash in Canada

Uche Osagie, a Nigerian mother who lost her three children in a car accident which occurred on New Year’s Day has cried out. Narrating how the devastating and unimaginable loss occurred, Uche said her three children died in the collission which took place at northern Ontario highway while on her way to file an appeal for permanent status in Canada. The Nigerian mother who fled Nigeria eight years ago with her two oldest children for a better life in Canada, said she was travelling to Toronto to get a lawyer to file a federal appeal after receiving a letter that her second appeal had been denied.   The distraught mother said; "I thought I was doing the best thing for them to bring them to Canada to give them a better life, but I don’t know anymore. "The celebr...
Two Killed in an Accident that Happened at Otedola’s Bridge
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Two Killed in an Accident that Happened at Otedola’s Bridge

An accident occurred on Otedola bridge in Lagos on Saturday January 4. The accident claimed the lives of 2 people and also left one person critically injured. The tragic incident occurred after the head of a truck filled with granite detached from its body, and collided with a black coloured Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle. Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the sad incident said the bodies of the victims have been recovered and bagged. Two injured victims of the accident were treated on the spot and discharged, while one of the victims who sustained critical injuries was taken to the hospital. Oke-Osanyintolu said; “A fatal accident which claimed the lives of two adult males occurred on Otedola bridge....
French striker ,Nathael Julan, Dies in Car crash
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French striker ,Nathael Julan, Dies in Car crash

A young French striker has died in an accident at the age of 23 Nathael Julan, who last played as a forward for the French club Guingamp, died in a car crash after a training section on Friday, January 3, 2020. The French Ligue 2 announced the sad news on social media with a statement, which reads: "L'En Avant Guingamp is in mourning," said the club. "The club had the immense pain to learn this afternoon of the accidental death of its player Nathael Julan. "On this tragic day, all members of the club join together to express their sad condolences to Nathael's family." The club didn't give further details as they only revealed he died in a car crash after a training session. Nathael Julan was raised at Le Havre where he made his professional debut in Ligue 2 in 2015. He m...
Truck Crushes Four People Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
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Truck Crushes Four People Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Expressway, on Thursday, January 2nd claimed the lives of four persons while leaving four other passengers with various degrees of injuries. The Public Relations Officer Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the crash occurred around 4.30 a.m. He highlighted that the truck, with registration number TKP 653 XA, which was loaded with yams, lost control. He said the red coloured Man Diesel truck, which was coming from the North and in bound Lagos, had 14 passengers, presumed to be owners of the products, sitting on the top of the yams when the accident occurred .“The casualty was much because some of the passengers, who are also likely owners of the yam, were seating on the yam in the open space at the back. Thus, when it lost control d...
Brazil’s President hospitalised after fall at palace
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Brazil’s President hospitalised after fall at palace

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalized Monday after an accident at his home in Brasilia, the latest health scare for the 64-year-old. “President Jair Bolsonaro fell at the Alvorada Palace. He was treated by the medical team of the Presidency of the Republic and taken to the Armed Forces Hospital,” a presidential spokesman said in a statement published by the G1 news portal. According to the statement, Bolsonaro was given a cranial CT scan, “which did not detect any changes.” Institutional Security Minister Augusto Heleno arrived at the hospital shortly after the presidential convoy and told Globo television that Bolsonaro “is fine,” but must remain under observation.
Orezi survives car crash with broken jaw
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Orezi survives car crash with broken jaw

Nigerian singer, Orezi just survived a car crash. The crash occurred yesterday, December 6th around 5.30am on third mainland bridge. According to the singer, he was rushing to catch a flight to Delta State where he was billed to perform, so he took a uber. He said he only woke up to realize there was a crash. He however said he got a first aid treatment and caught up with his flight.
Five Dead, Nine Critically Injured On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident
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Five Dead, Nine Critically Injured On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Sunday confirmed an accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which claimed the lives of five persons and injured nine others. Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun, that the accident occurred at 9.10 p.m. around Danco Petrol Station, near Sagamu, on Saturday. Mr Oladele blamed the lone accident, which involved a white Toyota Hiace bus, with registration number LSR 642XB, on speed violation. He said that 14 persons, 10 males and four females, were involved in the crash. “The corpse of the victims have been deposited at the morgue of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, while the survivors are also receiving treatment at the same ho...
Woman survives after truck lands on top of her car
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Woman survives after truck lands on top of her car

A 26-year-old woman was seriously injured when a truck landed on top of her car. . Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said the accident happened at about 2.50pm on Tuesday in Diaz Road, Millard Grange, Port Elizabeth. Herbst said fire and rescue services had to use hydraulic tools to free the woman from the wreckage. She was put on advanced life-support intervention before being transported to hospital. A case of reckless and negligent driving was opened with the Mount Road police, reports HeraldLIVE. Police spokesperson Capt Sandra Janse van Rensburg said the truck had been parked in Potgieter Street, while the driver went to fetch his child from Parsons Hill Primary. “When he returned to his truck, he noticed it was no longer parked where he had left it. “He the...
Otile Brown finally speaks after his recent accident
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Otile Brown finally speaks after his recent accident

Kenyan singer Otile Brown unfortunately had a small accident at Yaya Centre knocking down a bodaboda rider and his client. Judging from the photos and clips making rounds on social media – it appeared that the bodaboda rider and his two passengers were hit from an angle that left them with minor injuries. Anyway Otile Brown and his team rushed the the three victims to a nearby hospital for medical care. The two passengers who had sustained minor injuries were discharged immediately after receiving treatment while the rider had to be admitted for further checkup. Through his Instagram page, Otile Brown went on to write saying;     To my dear fans, family, friends and supporters, my team and I would like to officially acknowledge the accident I had on Wednesday the 20th of N...
Kevin Hart’s friends from freak car accident breaks silence on ‘nightmare’ accident. Shares first hospital photos
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Kevin Hart’s friends from freak car accident breaks silence on ‘nightmare’ accident. Shares first hospital photos

Rebecca Broxterman, one of the friends of comedian/actor Kevin Hart, that was involved in a freak car accident with him in September has given a glimpse into her recovery and that of her boyfriend, Jared Black, who was also involved in the crash. Kevin Hart's 1970 Plymouth Barracuda car -- driven by Jared -- crashed into a ravine on September 1 and Hart and Jared suffered serious back injuries which required surgery and a very costly and physically gruelling physiotherapy routine. Rebecca, who was at the back seat and suffered injuries but not as much as Hart and Jared, took to her Instagram page this evening to post an update on Jared and her condition. Posting on Instagram alongside pictures of herself and Jared Thursday evening, Rebecca wrote; GRATEFUL and BLESSED. Septemb...
Police destroy Jalang’o’s brand new Mercedes
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Police destroy Jalang’o’s brand new Mercedes

Kenyan comedian Jalang’o’s brand new convertible Mercedes Benz has been wrecked after an accident involving a police car. The comedian took to social media to share the photos sating that his Mercedes Benz SL450 2014 model was involved in the accident on Ngong Road while on his way to school. The vehicle had to be towed away after the accident because it had been completely ruined after colliding with the police cruiser. “???? Not the best way I wanted my day to End…Headed to school down on Ngong rd this police cruiser has ripped off my ka baby!! ????,” he posted. The accident comes just a month after the radio presenter bought the car and has been flaunting it on social media. The Mercedes-Benz SL450 has 429-horsepower, twin-turbocharged V8 engine that generates vigorous ...
Onitsha Explosion: Obiano Sympathises With Victims’ Families, Inaugurate Panel
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Onitsha Explosion: Obiano Sympathises With Victims’ Families, Inaugurate Panel

The Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has sympathised the family of a woman and her child who was burnt to death in a truck accident in Onitsha, the state capital. Governor Obiano has directed owners of properties affected by the tragic accident, including shop owners, to report at the Conference Room of the Secretary to the State Government on Monday, October 21, 2019, see how the Anambra State Government can assist them. The accident occurred on Wednesday when a tanker laden with premium motor spirit, popularly known as petrol, fell into a ditch and began to spill its contents. A ball of fire resulted from this incident and quickly spread. Men of the Anambra State Fire Service arrived at the scene with their equipment but were unable to quench the inferno as the angry mob...
Cause of Kevin Hart’s car crash revealed
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Cause of Kevin Hart’s car crash revealed

The cause of U.S. actor and comedian, Kevin Hart's car crash, which had him undergo surgery weeks ago, has been revealed. According to the California Highway Patrol, which has just completed its report on the accident, the car crash was caused by the driver operating the vehicle in a reckless fashion. According to the crash report obtained by TMZ, Kevin's 1970 Plymouth Barracuda crashed because driver Jared Black gunned the engine and lost control. The sudden acceleration and loss of control caused the vehicle to go into a spin and it ended up crashing through a fence and into an embankment. The report also states that the vehicle did not have any mechanical issues. It was purely driver error. Also, none of the 3 people in the car were wearing seat belts. "There were fold ...
Skolopad reflects on horror car crash one year later
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Skolopad reflects on horror car crash one year later

Skolopad is grateful to be back on her feet after she was involved in a car crash one year ago that left her with serious injuries. Taking to Instagram on September 22, the socialite shared pictures of her injuries, saying that the road to recovery had not been an easy one. "Today is a year since my accident (22/09/2018) happened..Please allow me to brag about [the] God I serve and pray to everyday. Only he made it possible hase mang le mang. "I am grateful and not ashamed of what I've been through, because I pulled through, it wasn't easy but I managed."
Kevin Hart Discharged From Hospital 10 days After Surviving A Serious Accident
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Kevin Hart Discharged From Hospital 10 days After Surviving A Serious Accident

American comedian, Kevin Hart has been discharged from the Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles 10 days after he was involved in a car crash. The 40-year-old comedian was hospitalized on September 1 after his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda veered off Mulholland Highway, crashed through wooden fencing on the side of the road, rolled over and landed in a ditch in the Los Angeles area. In the car with Hart at the time of the accident was actor Jared S. Black, who was driving the vehicle, and Black’s fiancée, Rebecca Broxterman, who is the personal trainer of the comedian’s wife, Eniko Hart. According to report gathered by 042hits.com, he's now at a live-in rehab facility doing intense physical therapy to recover from his car crash injuries and surgery. Sources close to th...
“Thank God For Not Making Me A Widow” – Kaffy Says, As Her Husband, Joseph Ameh Survives Accident
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“Thank God For Not Making Me A Widow” – Kaffy Says, As Her Husband, Joseph Ameh Survives Accident

For what it’s worth, whichever situation there is, it is good to give thanks to the Almighty for His mercies and protection over us. And today being a Sunday, world record dancer Kaffy is giving a special thanks to the Almighty for averting a grace danger in her family. The dancer expressed he gratitude with suggestion that her husband might have just been spared from a fatal accident which could have claimed his life anyways.
Truck crushes ORide motorcycle operator to death
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Truck crushes ORide motorcycle operator to death

Barely 48 hours after a truck belonging to a cement company rammed into a BRT bus killing three and injuring many others in Lagos, another truck conveying cows yesterday crushed an operator of motorbike ride-hailing service, ORide (OPay), to death at Iyana-Itire bus-stop on the Oshodi-Apapa expressway. The ORide operator simply identified as Sikiru was hit from behind and dragged off from his bike by the truck for a few meters on the one-lane service road inward Cele express. The main expressway had been cordoned off from Toyota bus-stop by HiTech Construction, which is rehabilitating the highway. The Guardian gathered that immediately after the accident occurred, the truck driver fled from the scene. Policemen from the Ilasa police station chased after the driver, who drove to a...
Lagos State to pay medical bills of Ikorodu accident victims
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Lagos State to pay medical bills of Ikorodu accident victims

Lagos State Government has promised to take full responsibility of the medical bills of victims of the motor accident involving a Dangote truck and a passenger (BRT) bus which occurred on Tuesday, August 27th at Asolo along the Lagos-Ikorodu Road.   A Dangote truck had rammed into a BRT killing three people with many others injured. State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi who visited the victims of the accident at the General Hospital, Ikorodu expressed deep sympathy to the victims and assured them of quality and adequate care at the facility.   Abayomi explained that out of the 53 accident victims that were brought to the hospital, one of the victims was brought in dead while two others died in the hospital due to the severity of injuries sustained.  He adde...
Photos from the scene of the accident that killed Nigerian mother and her two young children
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Photos from the scene of the accident that killed Nigerian mother and her two young children

The wife and two children of the Commissioner and board member of Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, ASOPADEC, Hon. Adiele Ekeke, died in a fatal auto crash earlier this month. Mrs Obum Adiele and her children Sophia Adiele and Okezie Victor Adiele were killed in the accident which occurred along the Enugu-Okigwe road.   See photos below...  
Many Narrowly Escape Death As Car Crashes Into A Shop After Driver Lost Control In Lagos
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Many Narrowly Escape Death As Car Crashes Into A Shop After Driver Lost Control In Lagos

Some people have narrowly escaped tragic death in a community in Lagos after a car smashed into a shop in the area. In what will come across as a really stunning development, a car has crashed into a shop in Lagos. The car is reported to have crashed into the shop in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos, causing serious stir in the area as people rushed to help those involved in the crash. Luckily, no one was in the shop when the incident happened, so no lives were lost. Also, the occupants of the vehicle are reported to be fine after the accident. The sad incident has left many people shaken in Iyana-Ipaja. Watch the video below:   View this post on Instagram   Tragedy averted as car crashes into a sho...
Comedian Klint Da Drunk Involved In Near-Fatal Accident – Shares Scary Photo Of The Wrecked Car
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Comedian Klint Da Drunk Involved In Near-Fatal Accident – Shares Scary Photo Of The Wrecked Car

Nigerian comedian Klint da Drunk must be a very lucky man! He just survived an accident and if you see the car he was in you’ll wonder how it’s humanly possible for him to still be walking around. The comedian, famous for playing a drunk in most of his comic bits, revealed how he got into the accident and narrowly survived with his life. He took to Instagram to reveal what happened, giving thanks and praises to God for keeping him alive. 'Please, help me in praising God Almighty for delivering us from the Jaws of death. Along Bauchi-Jos express road, we were involved in a terrible car crash. We boarded a golf 2 on charter as it was the only means to move. The driver was careful enough so I had no issues with him but then, out of the blues, a truck jumped right in front of us....