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17 Travellers Burnt To Death In Nasarawa Road Accident
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17 Travellers Burnt To Death In Nasarawa Road Accident

No fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death in a ghastly road accident in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The tragic accident involving a commercial and private vehicle occured on Saturday night along the Highway between Akwanga and Gudi community. The Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC), in a statement Sunday, disclosed that the travellers were blazed beyond recognition. Ebere Onyegbaduo, FRSC Unit Commander in Akwanga noted that the commission was unable to rescue the situation despite receiving a distress call about the tragic accident, Daily Trust reported. “We received a distress call of a ghastly accident by 7 pm around “Ahead Town” between Akwanga and Gudi Towns.” “We rushed to the scene and found a Commercial VW Sharon Bus and a Private Toyot...
Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)
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Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)

A Nigerian man, his wife, and children were burnt to death in a fatal accident along the Nasarawa - Abuja expressway on Saturday, January 9. The deceased Nigerian man identified as Prince Nuhu Hamman'Gabdo is said to be a staff of the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) in Abuja and held the traditional title of Galadima of Gashaka Chiefdom. According to reports, Hamman'Gabdo and his family were returning to Abuja after a visit to his country home in Gashaka LGA and the Mambilla plateau that encompasses Sardauna LGA of Taraba state. Eyes witnesses say his car collided with a Siena vehicle coming in the opposite direction, leading to a huge inferno that engulfed both cars killing all the occupants. His friends and close associates have taken to social media to express their gr...
Nigerian Lady Thanks God for Saving her Father from Being hit by a Learner Driver
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Nigerian Lady Thanks God for Saving her Father from Being hit by a Learner Driver

A Nigerian lady took to Facebook to express her gratitude to God on Thursday, January 7 after a learner driver lost control of the wheel and rammed his vehicle into a section of their home in Calabar, Cross Rivers state where her father was seated four minutes before the accident occurred. The lady with the identity Foodpreneur Firewoodgirl, wrote ''And this could only be God o. A learner drove passed My Dad's favourite resting position outside my compound into the self contain. And to think that Dad just left that spot barely 4 minutes before this happened. Abasi Akan o''
Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta

A hit-and-run driver has killed a 28-year-old man identified simply as Daniel in Ughelli, Delta state. The incident happened in the early hours of Thursday, January 7, along the Ughelli axis of the East-West road. It was gathered that the deceased worked as a security guard in an undisclosed firm in Ughelli and was returning to Agbarha-Otor, near Ughelli in Ughelli North Local Government on his bycycle after completing a night shift when he was knocked down by the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle said to be in top speed fled the scene immediately after the accident occurred while the deceased died on the spot. His remains was taken to the Ughelli Central Hospital morgue.
14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road
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14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road

At least fourteen persons were killed in an accident along Lokoja-Obajana road in Kogi State on Wednesday afternoon, January 6. It was gathered that the accident involved a bus and a truck conveying cement from Obajana occurred at Old Akpata village. According to an eye witness account, the accident occurred as a result of dangerous overtaking by the driver of the bus that was heading to Kabba. The witness said all the passengers in that bus died. Meanwhile, the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sympathised with families of the victims. A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, said that it is a sad that promising souls were lost in such a pathetic circumstance. "As a Government, we will strengthen our ro...
“I am sort of OK”: Formula 1 star Romain Grosjean breaks silence from hospital bed after his car explodes in fireball horror crash
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“I am sort of OK”: Formula 1 star Romain Grosjean breaks silence from hospital bed after his car explodes in fireball horror crash

  Romain Grosjean has sent a reassuring message to fans saying he is "sort of OK" after he was involved in a terrifying crash during Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix. The Frenchman also heaped praise on Formula 1's halo crash-protection system, without which he believes he "wouldn't be able to speak with you today". Grosjean miraculously emerged from his burning Haas after it smashed into the safety barriers at high speed in the first lap. The 34-year-old was helped back to the paddock before he was taken to hospital with "light burns on his hands and ankles", according to team principal Gunther Steiner. It was also reported Grosjean had suffered suspected broken ribs, but the driver was able to post an update on social media from the hospital on Sunday evening. "Hello ev...
“No one can ever replace you,” Ginimbi’s ex-wife pens touching tribute ahead of his burial
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“No one can ever replace you,” Ginimbi’s ex-wife pens touching tribute ahead of his burial

  No one might understand just how much it hurts to lose someone, if not the person they were in love with. As family, friends, and the world at large bid the late Zimbabwean tycoon, Ginimbi goodbye, his ex-wife has poured her heart out in memory of a man she believes can never get replaced in her heart and life. November 8, 2020, remains a date ingrained in her mind, a day the man she loved and cherished breathed his last in a fatal night car crash. As she continues to mourn the father of her children, Zozo pained a touching tribute to the late. “Go well my soulmate. No one will ever understand what we shared Ginimbi. No one can ever replace you. Rest in Peace!” reads her heartfelt letter. In a video of a woman in distress in the background crying out at the signifi...
Nollywood Actor, ‘Egbeigwe’ Now Uses Crutches, 1 Year After Ghastly Accident
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Nollywood Actor, ‘Egbeigwe’ Now Uses Crutches, 1 Year After Ghastly Accident

Popular Nollywood actor Kingsley Orji is making uses of crutches after he was involved in a ghastly accident that almost claimed his life. Kingsley Orji who is popularly known as Egbeigwe is a talented and well- known actor who hails from Onitsha in Anambra State. He has acted so many movies with other veteran actors like Mr. Ibu, Chiwatalu Agu, and many others. He has featured in movies like Bus Driver and Akanchawa. Actor Kingsley Orji was involved in a serious accident in June 2019 which affected his hip bone. The accidents let him bedridden for many months. He resorted to using crutches. Photos below….
Trailer falls on car at Cele busstop
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Trailer falls on car at Cele busstop

A trailer fell on a car at Cele bus stop on Friday, September 11. Fortunately, no life was lost, according to an eye witness.   Photos from the scene show that the trailer crushed the car but the front of the car was spared, making it possible for the driver to escape alive.   A crowd gathered shortly after the accident.   Below are photos from the scene.  
Doctors Try To Save A 75-Year-Old Tortoise Involved In Accident In Kebbi
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Doctors Try To Save A 75-Year-Old Tortoise Involved In Accident In Kebbi

Today, the atmosphere at Veterinary Clinic Sokoto was lighten up by the presence of 75yr old tortoise from Argungu. History revealed that the patient was ran over by a car (Hilux) and got his shell cracked and broken. It was all hands on deck as the team comprising the veterinarians from the clinic and 'Gifted hands' from the department of Surgery and Radiology, FVM, UDUS spent the whole lot day on the patient.The shell was fixed using circlage wire and screws. The patient has since returned back to Argungu.
Liz John Black survives ghastly accident in Lagos
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Liz John Black survives ghastly accident in Lagos

Liz John Black is fortunate to be alive after getting involved in a ghastly car accident in Lagos on Tuesday, September 8.   The event planner was going from Chevron back home to Ikoyi when the accident occured at Elegushi junction last night.   She said the accident was caused by a driver who ran the red light.     She explained that she thought she would die. Fortunately, she survived, though she sustained bruises.     Comedian AY and some other people came to her rescue and took her to the hospital then stayed with her till 5 this morning.     Her husband, Yomi Black also arrived from Ikoyi after he heard the news.     Liz took to Instagram to thank those who came to her res...
Accident: An ‘Assassination Attempt Against Oshiomhole’ – Aide Reveals What Happened
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Accident: An ‘Assassination Attempt Against Oshiomhole’ – Aide Reveals What Happened

TWO policemen, yesterday, died in an accident involving the campaign convoy of former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, while he was on his way to Usen in Ovia SouthWest local government area. The accident was said to have happened at about 1pm around the by-pass in Oluku Ovia North East local government area. As a result of the incident, the candidate of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has called off his rally at Usen. It was gathered that a trailer ran into the travelling campaign convoy hitting the back-up vehicle that the police were riding in. In a statement, the Chairman of the APC Media Campaign Council, Mr. John Mayaki, said it was suspending the scheduled campaign to honour the dead. On behalf of Pastor Ize-Iyamu an...
Lagos Crash: Bell Helicopter Has No Black Box – Accident Investigation Bureau
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Lagos Crash: Bell Helicopter Has No Black Box – Accident Investigation Bureau

A Bell 206-B3 helicopter that crashed on Salvation Road, Opebi, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State, on Friday, has no black box, the Accident Investigation Bureau has said. AIB, the investigating body in charge of all aviation-related accidents and incidents in Nigeria, however, noted that investigation has since commenced without the black box. A Bell 206-B3 helicopter that crashed on Salvation Road, Opebi, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State, on Friday, has no black box, the Accident Investigation Bureau has said. AIB, the investigating body in charge of all aviation-related accidents and incidents in Nigeria, however, noted that investigation has since commenced without the black box. According to the International Civil Aviation Organisation, the United Nations specialised ...
El-Rufai’s Aide, Bayero Had A Bad Accident But He Is Alive, Not Dead – El-Rufai’s Son
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El-Rufai’s Aide, Bayero Had A Bad Accident But He Is Alive, Not Dead – El-Rufai’s Son

Bashir El-rufai, son of Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-rufai, says his father’s aide, Hafiz Bayero, is not dead as reported in some quarters. An online news medium had reported Mr Bayero as being dead. He was said to have been involved in a ghastly motor accident. But in a Monday evening tweet, the governor’s son confirmed that his father’s aide had accident but is not dead as reported. “El-Rufai’s aide and our brother Hafiz Bayero is very much alive. He and his driver had a bad accident,” El-rufai tweeted. “He is in stable condition and under the care excellent doctors. Death will come to all of us at some point. Look at how quickly it came for Sowere’s political life. Shame on you,” he added.
El-Rufai’s Aide, Hafiz Bayero Involved In Accident On Abuja-Kaduna Highway
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El-Rufai’s Aide, Hafiz Bayero Involved In Accident On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Hafiz Bayero, a special adviser to Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has died in an accident on the Kaduna-Abuja Highway on Monday. Details of the accident were still sketchy at the time of this report but a photograph of the accident scene obtained by SaharaReporters showed the extent of damage. People around the scene managed to bring the body of Bayero out of his vehicle with number plate 12E-04KD.
Jet Rams into Fence at Lagos Airport after Brake Failure
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Jet Rams into Fence at Lagos Airport after Brake Failure

A jet belonging to King Air Jet, crashed into a fence at the General Aviation Terminal of the Lagos Airport on Friday August 21, after suffering brake failure. The King Air 200 jet with registration number 5N-HIS is being operated by Mobil Oil Nigeria-Wings Aviation. An eyewitness said “The accident happened around 10:00am at a tarmac beside Bristow Helicopter Hanger 3. The brake of the jet was not functioning which led to the collision of the jet with the fence of Bristow Helicopter hanger” the eyewitness said The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) says an investigation has commenced to determine the cause of the accident. See more photos below...
Nollywood makeup artiste, Kumbalee dies in fatal accident
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Nollywood makeup artiste, Kumbalee dies in fatal accident

Nollywood makeup artiste, Kumbalee is dead. He died in a fatal accident just two weeks after celebrating his birthday. With real names as Williams Anuoluwapo, Kumbalee had excitedly shared new photos of himself om instagram two weeks ago to celebrate hi birthday not knowing death was lurking around the corner. His colleagues in the industry have taken to social media to express shock at his sudden demise. Actress, Jumoke Odetola, in a tribute posted on her Instagram page, said she was shocked at the news of his demise. She wrote; ''DEATH IS WICKED!!! Just yesterday, you told me how much you missed me Just yesterday, we were together Today, you are no more. What is the meaning of life after all? Vanity upon vanity. The memories of you I have is all the positive vibes yo...
Churchill recounts how a ghastly power bike accident ended his football ambition
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Churchill recounts how a ghastly power bike accident ended his football ambition

Businessman and actress, Tonto Dikeh‘s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill has revealed how a ghastly power bike accident ended his ambition to play football at international level. He made this known while advising his Instagram followers today, August 15, on why they mustn’t give up on their dreams just because of mere nightmares. He revealed he had the ghastly power bike accident in the year 2000, about 20 years ago. According to Churchill, he had lost hopes of ever walking again Read his full Instagram post below… “DON’T STOP DREAMING BECAUSE YOU HAD A NIGHTMAREThe picture above explains the ‘Nightmare’ that I had in year 2000 after a ghastly power-bike accident that fractured my legs and dislocated the knee joint. The Doctors gave me the options to amputate my le...
Survivor Of the Boat Accident that Killed 16 People Narrates How He Survived; Blames The Accident on Greed
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Survivor Of the Boat Accident that Killed 16 People Narrates How He Survived; Blames The Accident on Greed

Mr Moruf Kelani, a survivor of the July 29 boat mishap in which 16 people drowned on Badagry waterways, blamed the tragic incident on greed by boat operators and regulatory officials. It was reported that the boat was carrying 19 people when it capsized at about 6:00 p.m. on July 29 while en route to Badagry. However, Kelani said that 22 passengers were on board the ill-fated boat, including two operators (the boatman and his assistant). He said three were rescued by a small boat, the boatman and his operator swam to safety, 16 drowned, and he managed to hold on to the sinking boat until people came to his rescue. Narrating what happened, Kelani said the boatman and his assistant were distracted because they were collecting fares from passengers. He said: "Normally, we don’t p...
Truck Crushes two Brothers on Their Way to Visit Their Mother in Ekiti
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Truck Crushes two Brothers on Their Way to Visit Their Mother in Ekiti

Two brothers were crushed by a truck while travelling to pay their mother a visit in Ekiti State. The brothers, Ojo Hezekiah Abidemi (aka Fresh Strawberry), 25, and Ojo Ayomide, 21, died at the scene of the accident in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State. It was gathered that the deceased, who are both students of University of Nigeria affiliate to College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, were on their way to visit their mother on Friday, August 7th, 2020 when the tragic incident happened. "The brothers were on their way to visit their mum who’s based in Akure and stopped by a fuel station and according to eye witnesses as they were coming out of the fuel station, an oncoming truck rammed into them. "The driver of the truck ran away while the victims were both rushed to a nearby h...
Nigerian Air force’s First Female Combatant Helicopter Pilot dies Eight Months after Special Secognition
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Nigerian Air force’s First Female Combatant Helicopter Pilot dies Eight Months after Special Secognition

Tolulope Arotile, the first female helicopter pilot in the history of the Nigerian Air Force has died 8 months after she was given a special recognition. Arotile who was decorated alongside Kafayat Sanni, the first female fighter pilot, by Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff died On Tuesday July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at the Nigerian Air Force base in Kaduna state. The military officer who had just ended a programme at the Starlite International Training Academy in South Africa, did not recover from the injuries sustained in the accident.   A statement released by the Nigerian Air Force read; “It is with great sorrow that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) regretfully announces the unfortunate demise of Flying Officer ...
Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident
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Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident

The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the death of 7 policemen who were deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina. The policemen who were among the passengers of an 18-seater Toyota Hummer bus, died in an accident which occurred at Jaji town in Kaduna. Frank Mba, force public relations officer said in a statement; “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has condoled the families of the seven (7) Police officers attached to the Special Forces Unit of the Nigeria Police Force who died in a ghastly motor accident on 12th July, 2020 on their way to Katsina State. The unfortunate incident, which involved an 18-seater Toyota Hummer Bus conveying eighteen personnel of the Unit, occurred at Jaji town along Kaduna-Zaria Road. “The deceased were part of an additional d...
Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot dies at 23
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Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot dies at 23

Nigerian Air Force’s first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, has died in a road accident. It was learnt that Arotile sustained head injuries from the road accident which occurred at the NAF Base in Kaduna. NAF in a press statement said Arotile died on Tuesday. The statement quoted the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, as describing Arotile’s death as an “irreparable loss”. Arotile, who hailed from Iffe in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, recently completed a programme at the Starlite International Training Academy, South Africa. She died less than a year after she was decorated as the first female combatant helicopter pilot. The statement read, “It is with great sorrow that the Nigerian Air Force regretfully announces the unfortunate demise of...
5 dead, 2 Injured in Enugu Road Accident – FRSC
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5 dead, 2 Injured in Enugu Road Accident – FRSC

At least 5 people lost their lives and 2 were seriously injured in a fatal accident on the Nsukka-Obollo road in Enugu State. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in the state, Mr Ogbonnaya Kalu said the accident occurred on Friday, July 10, at Kpokpo junction, by Micho Link Filling Station. He said there were two injured people at the scene and FRSC officials took them to the hospital. He added that the accident was caused by wrong overtaking by a green Toyota Sienna. He said the wrong overtaking led to a head on collision with a truck loaded with fertiliser. All 5 occupants of the Toyota Sienna died. The driver of the truck and his conductor were the two injured people who were taken to the hospital.
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’
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Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’

Cops who spoke to Naya Rivera's son, Josey after her shocking disappearance have disclosed that they've found no evidence which suggests the popular Glee star may have taken her own life. The "Glee" star rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son Josey on Wednesday July 8. She was supposed to return it within three hours, but when she didn't the marina went looking for her. They found the boat with just Josey aboard, and Rivera's life vest still in the vessel. Though it is speculated that the actress committed suicide, Ventura County Sheriff's Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue told People that they believe the incident was a tragic accident.   He said; "We interviewed her son and there was nothing that we learned from her son that would have suggested that this w...
Lagos State Government Explains why There was a Foamy Substance in Anthony Village
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Lagos State Government Explains why There was a Foamy Substance in Anthony Village

The Lagos State Government has reacted to tweets which raised an alarm of a foamy substance surging through Anthony Village on Wednesday July 8. Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state said the foamy substance came from blanketing of an entire scene of an accident. He said the Lagos State Fire service carried out the blanketing process as a result of content leakage (Black oil) from a container which fell around the area. It was carried out to prevent a secondary incident. The tweets read;   Situation Report: Vehicular incident around Anthony Village, Lagos. The attention of the agency has been drawn to videos circulating concerning some streets in Anthony Village. Earlier today, there was a vehicular incident involv...
Accident At Abule-egba Head Bridge Along Lagos-Ibaddan Expressway (Photos)
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Accident At Abule-egba Head Bridge Along Lagos-Ibaddan Expressway (Photos)

It all happened when a Mark failed brake and the driver lost control of the heavy duty truck causing it to collide with a mini van which sped into another truck moving at a slow pace due to traffic jam. The mini van got stuck in between the two trucks, the scene was an eye sore as the mini van was squeezed together with the driver, passerby already concluded that the mini van driver was dead due to the condition of the bus, although, the two trucks were left in their good conditions leaving only the mini van crushed into pieces of metals. People around that area including Passerby rushed to the aid of the van driver, the struggle to bring the driver out wasn't an easy one despite the number of able bodied men that came out to help, honestly it was moment of suspense as everyone was...
My vagi*a almost caught fire – Twitter user narrates how her Vibrator started melting while using it
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My vagi*a almost caught fire – Twitter user narrates how her Vibrator started melting while using it

A Nigerian lady has narrated how she almost died from a sex-related accident which occurred while using her vibrator. According to @webdesignher, this occurred after deciding to use her vibrator on the "highest and most violent setting" for the first time. She tweeted;   So my vagina almost caught fire today Home alone so i decided to use my vib on the highest and most violent setting for the first time. I never crank it high cos 1. Its super loud 2. It vibrates so hard that in the event that it doesnt rip my clit to shreds, im unable to hold on to it when things get slippery Today i was like fuck it, lets see the worst that can happen. If we die, we die noni. I was enjoying myself then i started feeling heat on my fingers but i was like "nah its the friction...
Mother and Child Crushed to Death by a Petrol Tanker in Delta
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Mother and Child Crushed to Death by a Petrol Tanker in Delta

A mother and her child were crushed to death by a petrol tanker in the Oghara community in Delta state today June 3. According to reports, the mother and her child were on a motorcycle that was taking them to their destination when a tanker lost control and rammed into them, crushing the mother and her child into pieces. See graphic photos from the accident below
Popular Delta Baker Achiki Dies in Fatal Accident
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Popular Delta Baker Achiki Dies in Fatal Accident

Popular Delta baker, Achiki Okoacha, has lost her life in a fatal accident along the Agbor-Asaba express road. According to reports surrounding her demise, Achiki who was in the company of her friend, Jenny, was returning from Asaba where she had gone to deliver a cake. The late baker was moments before her death seen in a Snapchat video made by her friend Jenny, who is said to be currently in coma at the hospital. The snapchat video shows Achiki driving her white Venza car, while Jenny made a video as Mayorkun’s ‘Of Lagos‘ played in the background. In other news, Nigerian singer Davido was also involved in an accident as photos of him walking with the aid of crutches surfaced on social media. An Instagram user identified as @prince_ii shared series of pictures from ...
One dead, two injured in Lagos accident
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One dead, two injured in Lagos accident

An accident which occurred at Ikota, along Lekki-Epe in Lagos has claimed the life of a yet-to-be-identified man and also left two others injured.   Spokesperson of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor confirmed the incident and also disclosed that the accident involved a Toyota Corolla car with registration number FJK 353 GC and an unidentified hit-and-run truck which reportedly rammed into it from behind.     The driver of the Toyota car died after it rammed into a roadside culvert due to the impact of the collision which occurred few minutes after midnight on Saturday.   Okunbor said;   “Upon arrival at the incident scene, it was observed that a wine colored Toyota Corolla car with registration no. FJK-353GC...
Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra
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Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra

Two persons were confirmed dead while 13 others were injured in an accident involving a lorry and a commercial bus that occurred along Ihiala axis of the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway in Anambra today Friday, May 22. The Anambra state Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi,  confirmed the incident and said the accident occurred at about 7.10am this morning. “According to reports, the crash involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN-59XQ. An eyewitness told us that the tipper driver was negotiating into his house when the bus suddenly rammed into it. The crash occurred during a heavy downpour. A total of 15 persons, 10 adult males and five adult females were involved in the crash. “Twelve persons sustaine...
Many Feared Dead in Fatal Accident on Otedola bridge in Lagos
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Many Feared Dead in Fatal Accident on Otedola bridge in Lagos

Many people are feared dead in a fatal accident involving a tanker and a fully loaded commercial bus on Otedola Bridge, Lagos this morning. The accident happened at the lane inwards Berger. Emergency workers have already arrived at the scene to prevent a fire outbreak and also manage the traffic buildup.
Ghanaian Actress Victoria Fosua Mensah Speaks For The First Time Following Reports That She Is Dead
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Ghanaian Actress Victoria Fosua Mensah Speaks For The First Time Following Reports That She Is Dead

Earlier, it was reported that Kumawood actress Victoria Fosua Mensah has lost her life through a motorbike accident. According to reports, she died on the Nsutuare stretch of the Berekum-Sunyani road. Follow up news from the actress herself has revealed that she is very much alive. According to Victoria, she is not dead and people should pay no attention to the news that has since gone viral. She says the person who died looked like her and people assumed that she was the one who had died. Speaking, she says the news came as a shock to her as well and she has been receiving lots of calls because of that. We are all too glad that she is alive.
The Nigerian Definition Of Grace Is Demonic – Daddy Freeze
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The Nigerian Definition Of Grace Is Demonic – Daddy Freeze

Media personality Daddy Freeze is far from done with schooling many. Following his reaction to the viral video of a woman speaking in tongues after surviving an accident and calling what she was doing incantations of the devil, many of his followers have since come for him. According to Freeze, ‘Yes it’s God that saves, but through airbag technology, crumple zone technology, antilock braking technology (ABS), Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Lane Departure Warning/Lane Keeping Systems, Traffic Alerts and other technologies invented by men who used their God-given brains.” This did not sit well with a follower who went on to ask about people who still end up dying despite all of what Freeze mentioned happening during an accident. Another person mentioned Grace while yet another fo...
Davido’s PA Crashes With His New Benz He Bought For Him – Narrowly Escapes Death
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Davido’s PA Crashes With His New Benz He Bought For Him – Narrowly Escapes Death

Davido’s Personal Assistant Aloma has been involved in an accident after receiving a brand new Benz gift from Davido two weeks ago. However, Aloma luckily he came out unharmed! According to reports, Aloma has been involved in a ghastly accident as two of his Benz front tyres whirled off whilst the car was in motion. Fortunately for him, the car only scratched and he’s come out a survival. Aloma has since reported on his social media page that he is fine and unharmed. Friends and loved ones are since in jubilation after he escaped death. Watch the video below; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2zHny3HBTo
Soccer player Found Alive after Being Presumed Dead in 2016 Car Crash
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Soccer player Found Alive after Being Presumed Dead in 2016 Car Crash

Former soccer player, Hiannick Kamba who was believed to have died in a car accident in 2016, was found alive. Wife of the former youth soccer star in 2016 allegedly said he’d died in a car accident, she provided a death certificate and announced a funeral for him at the time. The Congolese athlete who had played professional soccer in Germany has emerged alive and well. Kamba’s ex-wife, allegedly received a life insurance policy payout in the neighborhood of six figures, and is now being investigated for insurance fraud. German prosecutor Anette Milk confirmed to PEOPLE that Hiannick Kamba, 33, is not dead. “Mr. Kamba has recently returned to Germany,” Milk explains via email. “There are no reasonable doubts about his identity.” Milk adds that “an investigation into ...
Former Governor of Sokoto State, Dr Garba Nadama Dies at 82
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Former Governor of Sokoto State, Dr Garba Nadama Dies at 82

A former Governor of old Sokoto State, Dr Garba Nadama, has died at the age of 82. According to a statement by the state government, Nadama died on Monday night, April 4, after “an illness of natural cause”. Nadama was elected deputy governor of Sokoto State in 1979 and became a governor in November 1981, following the death of the governor, Shehu Kangiwa in equestrian accident.
I Had An Accident In 2007 Which Prevented Me From Walking – Daddy Showkey Says
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I Had An Accident In 2007 Which Prevented Me From Walking – Daddy Showkey Says

Veteran Nigerian galala singer, Daddy Showkey recounts how he escaped a tragic car accident back in 2007 which prevented him from walking for years. In an Instagram live chat, the singer stated that he had the accident while on his way from a party hosted by singer Olu Maintain who was celebrating his birthday.   View this post on Instagram   2007 accident - Daddy Showkey A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on Apr 28, 2020 at 10:10pm PDT
Freak Accident Occurs in Benin as Commuters Hurry Home in a Bid to Beat Curfew
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Freak Accident Occurs in Benin as Commuters Hurry Home in a Bid to Beat Curfew

At least 4 vehicles were involved in an accident in Benin, Edo state, as commuters hurried home to beat the 7pm curfew set by the state government. According to reports, the incident happened at the popular Upper Mission Road in Benin. In a video taken at the scene of the incident, the cars involved in the accident are seen piled on top of each other, making viewers wonder how it happened. The vehicles included an 18-seater passenger bus, a red car, an ash car and a truck fully loaded with 7up soda drinks. According to reports, no life was lost in the accident. Those involved were immediately rushed to the hospital. Recall that on April 19, Governor Godwin Obaseki imposed a 10-day dusk-to-dawn curfew on Edo, with effect from April 20. This was in a bid to curtail the ...
Rangers Etriker, Ifeanyi George and Two other Players Killed in Tragic Car Crash Along Benin-Ore Road
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Rangers Etriker, Ifeanyi George and Two other Players Killed in Tragic Car Crash Along Benin-Ore Road

Rangers FC striker, Ifeanyi George has been confirmed dead after he was killed in a car crash on Sunday morning. The 26-year-old former Enyimba star was travelling from Enugu to Lagos with two unidentified teammates when they ran into a heavy-duty truck along Benin-Ore road, with none of them surviving the ghastly accident. It was also revealed that the trio embarked on the journey after their club gave them a break following the postponement of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2019/20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rangers team manager, Amobi Ezeaku confirmed the sad news to TheCable, saying: “It is a black Sunday in Nigerian football and sad to say the least.”  “Yes, its true that Ifeanyi George died on the spot but will confirm others to you as I ...
Truck Driver Crushes 3 Women to Death in Rivers State
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Truck Driver Crushes 3 Women to Death in Rivers State

A hit and run truck driver in the early hours of Wednesday crushed three women to death at Oyigbo in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State. The incident occurred at the popular Ukwube market where hundreds of women converted some part of the road as a makeshift stall to display their wares. According to reports, the incident happened around 5.30am in the morning, when the driver of the truck pulled a reverse gear and rammed its tyres on the victims, killing them on the spot. The driver of the vehicle reportedly took to his heels after the incident occurred, abandoning the victims. Spokesperon of the Rivers state Police Command spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident, said the police are on the trail of the driver of the vehicle. One Ufomba ...
Fire Razes 23 Shops in Kwara Market
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Fire Razes 23 Shops in Kwara Market

About 23 shops and goods believed to worth millions of Naira were destroyed in a fire incident yesterday March 17 at Owode market in Offa, Kwara State. The fire reportedly started by 1a.m, however the arrival of firefighters prevented the inferno from spreading to other shops and houses in the vicinity. The Head, Media and Publicity of the Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Hakeem Adekunle who confirmed the incident said it is suspected an electric spark caused the incident. He said; “If not because of the quick intervention of the Fire Brigade, the disaster would have been greater. About 23 shops were affected due to the little delay in reaching out to the Fire Brigade. “The cause of the inferno was suspected to be an electric spark, even though the intelligent team of the s...
Hip-hop Legend Eric B.’s Daughter Erica Barrier Dies after Car Crash
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Hip-hop Legend Eric B.’s Daughter Erica Barrier Dies after Car Crash

Erica Barrier, the daughter of legendary producer Eric B, has died after sustaining serious injuries in a car accident on Monday, March 16, in Connecticut. According to an Instagram post from Sister 2 Sister’s publisher Jamie Foster Brown, Barrier suffered a broken neck and spine and was admitted into the intensive care unit at Connecticut’s Hartford Hospital . Foster Brown wrote on IG: "Twenty Eight year old, Erica Supreme Barrier, the daughter of music legend Eric Barrier ( Eric B) is in extreme critical condition this morning after a horrific car crash in Connecticut. This after an 18 wheeler rolled over her vehicle at approximately 1am in Hartford. Investigators are still piecing together the exact cause of the crash. Barrier is suffering from severe neck and spine fractures, amo...
Osinbajo’s Escort Loses Wife Hours after Escaping Convoy Accident
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Osinbajo’s Escort Loses Wife Hours after Escaping Convoy Accident

One of the outriders attached to the convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Yusuf Bawa has reportedly lost his wife hours after escaping an accident involving the number two citizen. Recall that the accident which occurred on Friday March 13, while the vice-president was heading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, claimed the life of one of his escorts identified as Ali Gomina. It was gathered that Inspector Gomina who was knocked down while trying to clear the way for the motorcade of the vice-president, stepped in for Bawa who was attending to his sick wife. Bawa's wife however died on Saturday morning. The spokesman to the Vice President, Laolu Akande said the late Gomina was knocked down by a hit and run Toyota Camry car which flung him against an oncomi...
Osinbajo’s Convoy Involved in Fatal Accident as Police Escort is Reported Dead
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Osinbajo’s Convoy Involved in Fatal Accident as Police Escort is Reported Dead

The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has lost one of his police escorts in a motorcycle accident, according to the State House. Ali Gomina, a police inspector, died in the crash along the expressway to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday. He was escorting Osinbajo on an official trip, according to a statement by his media aide, Mr Laolu Akande. Gomina was 45 years old. The State House said, “With grief in our hearts, we announce the death of one of the police escort riders on the Vice-President’s convoy, Inspector Ali Gomina, aged 45, who was involved in a road accident while on official duty today. “The accident occurred on the road to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The Vice-President, who is greatly saddened by this occurrence, has ...
Protest Reported Following the Death of Four Ibadan Residents by Customs Officers
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Protest Reported Following the Death of Four Ibadan Residents by Customs Officers

About four people were, on Tuesday, allegedly killed by Customs officers in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Residents of the area gave two different narratives of the incident. While some said the victims were killed when a seized truck controlled by Customs officers hit road users, others said the victims were shot during a protest following the truck accident. WotzupNG gathered that the protest occurred opposite the NCS barracks in Ijokodo area of Ibadan. The barracks is located along the Ijokodo- Apete Road. Witnesses said chaos started when some Customs officers seized a trailer carrying prohibited items into the country. The officers after seizing the trailer were said to be driving it to their barracks. A witness said the trailer’s brake failed and the driver lost c...
24 People Burnt to Death in Road Accident in Jigawa State
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24 People Burnt to Death in Road Accident in Jigawa State

About 24 people have been burnt beyond recognition in a fatal auto accident at Gwamfai village in Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Media aide to the Jigawa State Governor, Auwal Sankara, who confirmed the incident, said it happened while Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar was on his way to Gumel. He explained that the accident happened when the driver of an 18-seater Toyota bus from Jahun heading to Shuwari market in Kiyawa Local Government Area lost control and rammed into a black market petrol seller on the road side. An eyewitness reported that the driver lost control, rammed into a black market petrol seller on the road side and vehicle went up in flames and all the occupants burnt to death. Sankara added that the Governor, who met the accident on his way to Gu...
Dangote truck kills family of four in Kano State
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Dangote truck kills family of four in Kano State

  A truck belonging to Dangote Group of Companies on Sunday crushed four family members to death at Gaida community in Kano metropolis. The police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the incident to Freedom Radio. He said the driver is on the run but the police have impounded the truck. One of the victims, Muhammad Sagir, 40, was riding a motorcycle carrying his wife and three children. Four of them were crushed to death by the truck loaded with cement. One of the children survived the accident and is currently responding to treatment at the hospital. The police said they evacuated the victims to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in the state. The Kano accident joins a growing list of similar accidents involving Dangote trucks. The company ha...
Nigerian man discovers ‘fetish’ items under his car two months after he was involved in accident with same vehicle
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Nigerian man discovers ‘fetish’ items under his car two months after he was involved in accident with same vehicle

A Nigerian Facebook user, Kenechi Anene has claimed that some fetish items were discovered in his car two months after he was involved in an accident with same car. Read his post below: "So, like 2 days ago, I got a call from my babe asking me where I kept the key to the other car that hers was waterlogged (same car i recently had a terrible accident with and had to be reconstructed), I told her where to get it and also advised her to call the panelbeater to come and trace the source of the water leakage. To cut the whole story short, the panel beater after taking the vehicle called us screaming that he will not work on the car, that some fetish things are in it. He snapped and sent the picture to us. Believe me these things were tied and kept under that vehicle prior to my accident...