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Three National Quard Members Killed in Helicopter Crash in New York
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Three National Quard Members Killed in Helicopter Crash in New York

Three National Guard members were killed in a helicopter crash in New York state Wednesday night, according to the state's Division of Military and Naval Affairs. The craft, a UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter, crashed around 6:30 p.m. in Mendon, a rural town south of Rochester, officials said. Authorities said the New York Army National Guard UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter based at the Army Aviation Support Facility at Greater Rochester International Airport crashed while on a routine training mission. The helicopter flew out of the Army Aviation Support Facility at Rochester International Airport and was assigned to C Company of the 1st Battalion, 171st General Support Aviation Battalion, according to Eric Durr, public affairs director of the New York S...
13 Die In Kaduna-Kano Road Crash
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13 Die In Kaduna-Kano Road Crash

No fewer than 13 persons were on Thursday confirmed killed in a car accident along Kaduna-Kano express way. Several passengers also sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident involving a Kano bond Macopolo luxurious bus and four other vehicles. Our correspondent gathered the crash occurred around a village called Jar-marmara in Ikara local government area of Kaduna. An eye witness, who identified himself as Mallam Sani Haruna, told our correspondent: “The luxurious bus lost control and colided with four cars, in which 16 people died on the spot. The four cars were condemned.” It was gathered the luxurious bus left Lagos heading to Kano on Monday evening before the crash in the early hours of Tuesday few kilometres to its destination. Our correspondent learnt m...
PPMC May Crash Petrol Price As Crude Oil Prices Dip
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PPMC May Crash Petrol Price As Crude Oil Prices Dip

The Pipeline Products Marketing Company (PPMC) may crash the prices of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol this month, The Nation learnt at the weekend. Speaking with The Nation on phone, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) National Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi, said the marketers are looking forward to a downward review of the ex-depot price for October. He based his forecast on the decline crude prices. The Brent Crude that was $40 per barrel is today $39. 38. He however, said the marketers were expecting announcement of the new price from the PPMC, which is a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). But Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) had last month said the price of petrol is not sole...
Obaseki Condoles With Oshiomhole, Ize-iyamu Over Crash, Death Of Security Aides
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Obaseki Condoles With Oshiomhole, Ize-iyamu Over Crash, Death Of Security Aides

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with former governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, over a road accident involving top chieftains of the APC in the party’s campaign entourage. In a statement forwarded to uson Tuesday, the governor commiserated with the families of the victims of the crash and prayed that God grants them the fortitude to bear the loss of their loved ones. According to him, “I received the news of the accident with shock and commiserate with the former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the candidate of the APC in the forthcoming governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu over the very unfortunate incident involving their security aides and top chi...
2 Huge Male Snakes Fighting Over Female Snake Crash Into Australian Man’s House
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2 Huge Male Snakes Fighting Over Female Snake Crash Into Australian Man’s House

A man's peaceful home was shattered when two large snakes smashed through his kitchen ceiling. David Tait was shocked when the carpet snakes tumbled on to the kitchen floor of his Brisbane home. Measuring 2.8m and 2.5m long and weighing 22kg between, the sizeable reptiles then slithered to the bedroom and living room. Pictures of the aftermath show several ceiling tiles were destroyed in the plummet. Steve Brown, of Brisbane North Snake Catchers, said the animals were “some of the biggest and fattest” he’d ever seen. He suggested they were fighting over a third, female snake. That snake has not been located, leading to concerns that it is still in Mr Tait's house. The homeowner expressed concerns at the notion. He told Today: "'I don't care what size it is, I'm not keen o...
NPDC Mulls Nationwide Crash Of Cooking Gas Price
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NPDC Mulls Nationwide Crash Of Cooking Gas Price

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), an Exploration and Production subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has mulled 600 million standard cubic feet (mmscf) of daily gas supply for domestic market, a move that would further dip the prices of cooking gas nationwide. The company, which said it was looking at boosting its gas supply to the domestic market by the volume (600mmscf/d) in the next three to five years, also noted that it had revved up production in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 111 by 2,100barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil and 27mmscfd of gas, thereby increasing cumulative production from the acreage to 10,699bpd. Managing Director of NPDC, Mr. Mansur Sambo, disclosed this during a facility tour of the company’s Oredo Gas Handling plan...
British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash
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British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash

The British Superbike community is mourning the loss of Ben Godfrey who died in a tragic crash at Donington Park while competing at the No Limits Track Days event. The 25-year-old died of injuries sustained in a collision with another rider at the Leicestershire circuit on Sunday evening. A statement from No Limits Trackdays issued via Instagram read: "During the second advanced group session of our No Limits Trackday today at Donington Park, Ben Godfrey collided with another bike on the approach to Redgate and fell from his machine. "Tragically he suffered serious injuries and despite immediate medical assistance trackside, he succumbed to his injuries shortly after." Mark Neate, the owner of No Limits Trackdays paid tribute to Godfrey, saying: "I am so desperately sad t...
Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames
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Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames

A couple have died after their car collided with a tree and burst into flames just after reportedly dropping off their friends around 1am Sunday, June  21. The couple known as Jack Nunn, 24, and his girlfriend, Hannah Elsworth, 22, an NHS nurse, were in the car reported to be a white Audi, when it forcefully hit a tree on the A635 between Westbourne Grove and High Balk. Paramedics immediately rushed to the scene but the couple were pronounced dead upon arrival. A relative said that Ms Elsworth worked at Barnsley Hospital, while Mr Nunn was co-owner of a Tyre business known as JJ tyres. Reports say that Mr Nunn lives just 980 feet from where the crash took place on Huddersfield Road, Barnsley. In a photo obtained by Daily Mail UK, a woman can be seen placing flowers at the ...
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...
Autopsy shows pilot of Kobe Bryant Helicopter crash was not high on drugs or alcohol
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Autopsy shows pilot of Kobe Bryant Helicopter crash was not high on drugs or alcohol

Autopsy results of the victims of the crash that took the lives of Basketball player Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gigi Bryant, along with 6 other passengers and the pilot have been released by the Los Angeles County Coroner's office . Kobe, his daughter, the pilot and the other passengers on the plane died after the helicopter slammed onto a hillside at  a high speed of 184 MPH on 26th January 2020 in Calabasas, California. The autopsy documents reveal that Kobe and the other victims died of blunt trauma, but an outstanding takeaway from the autopsy results is that the pilot Ara Zobayan, was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol as toxicology tests came back negative. "Toxicological testing did not detect the presence of alcohol or drugs of abuse. Substances tested for in...
Passengers On Board Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Are To Blame For The Crash, Says Pilot’s Representative
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Passengers On Board Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Are To Blame For The Crash, Says Pilot’s Representative

The representative of the late pilot who was flying the helicopter that killed Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant, along with 6 other passengers, claims the people on board were responsible for the fatal crash. Pilot Ara George Zobayan, who was flying the helicopter, also died in the crash which occurred in January 2020 but his representative has now accused the passengers of “negligence”. The relative of the pilot has responded to Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit against Ara and the helicopter company, Island Express, by saying those on board the helicopter were to blame for the crash. He said: “Any injuries or damages to plaintiffs and/or their decedent were directly caused in full or in part by the negligence or fault of plaintiffs and/or their decedent, including their knowing and...
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
Marriage Of Joyce Blessing And Husband Allegedly Crashes
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Marriage Of Joyce Blessing And Husband Allegedly Crashes

Ghanaian blogger, Zionfelix has reported on his website that popular Ghanaian gospel artist, Joyce Blessing’s marriage has hit the rocks. From what we gathered, all is not well with the marriage and both decided to part ways perhaps mutually. The pair has three children. The website has promised to fish out all the juicy gossip surrounding this rumour and will update readers very soon. Joyce Blessing is a Ghanaian Gospel singer who shot to fame in the year 2013 on the media excel productions. She ended that year on a glorious note winning several awards at the Adom FM organized Ghana Gospel Industry Awards. The talented gospel singer won five awards Gospel Music Awards held on December 23rd, 2014, Accra International Conference.
Vigilante Member Allegedly Kills Driver in Kwara over N5,000 Bribe
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Vigilante Member Allegedly Kills Driver in Kwara over N5,000 Bribe

A father has died after he was allegedly shot dead by a vigilante member. The incident occurred on Tuesday evening, April 28, in Eyenkorin, outskirts of Ilorin, Asa local government area of Kwara state. A local vigilante member identified as Sule who was hired by Eyenkorin community, allegedly shot a commercial driver named Idowu because he refused to part with N5,000 bribe.   It was gathered that Idowu was returning from a trip to Ibadan, Oyo State, in defiance of the current COVID-19 lockdown when Sule and his colleagues stopped the driver at Eyenkorin, demanding to be paid the sum of N5,000, which the driver reportedly resisted. It was gathered that the development led to an argument and the vigilante reportedly shot ldowu on the chest. Sule was said to ha...
Australia Lorry Crash Leaves Four Police Officers Dead
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Australia Lorry Crash Leaves Four Police Officers Dead

police officers have been reported dead following a crash involving a lorry in Melbourne. The police chief for the state of Victoria has expressed shock over he incident saying it was the death was the worst in the entire history of the state’s police force. According to the police, the late officers had stopped a car for over speeding on a motorway when the lorry ran into them. Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton stated that the lorry driver is under security watch in hospital and would undergo drug and alcohol test. Mr Ashton said the lorry driver has not been able to speak. Adding that “When it’s possible for him to be interviewed he will be interviewed.” “Tonight, somewhere in our city, four families’ hearts are breaking. Our hearts are breaking with them....
Hip-hop Legend Eric B.’s Daughter Fighting for her Life after being Seriously Injured in a Horrific Car Crash
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Hip-hop Legend Eric B.’s Daughter Fighting for her Life after being Seriously Injured in a Horrific Car Crash

Erica Barrier,the daughter of rap icon Eric Barrier, is fighting for her life after being seriously injured in a 'horrific' car crash on Sunday. The 28-year-old actress was driving through Connecticut before she reportedly stopped in the center lane and was hit by an oncoming big-rig truck. The News of the crash was reported on the Instagram feed of @therealsister2sister2.0, which reported the actress was in 'extreme critical condition.' 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. ...
Nigerian NBA Star Obinna Anyanwu rushed to Hospital with a Collapsed Lung after Serious Car Crash in the US
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Nigerian NBA Star Obinna Anyanwu rushed to Hospital with a Collapsed Lung after Serious Car Crash in the US

A US-based Nigerian basketball star, Obinna Anyanwu was involved in a serious car crash over the weekend just hours after his team's championship game in San Diego. The rising star, who is a top H.S. basketball star was driving home on the 163 from a friend’s house late Saturday night or early Sunday morning when a car forced him to crash into a guard rail, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. The report says after Obinna got out of the car after the crash he was hit by another vehicle, causing major injuries. The 6-foot-7 junior was taken to the hospital with a collapsed lung and other injuries, the report added. His condition is unknown at the moment. The power forward, who has offers from Arizona and USC is considered as one of the top recruits in the 2021 class...
Police Under Fire for allegedly Sharing Graphic Photos from the Kobe Bryant Crash Scene
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Police Under Fire for allegedly Sharing Graphic Photos from the Kobe Bryant Crash Scene

Some L.A. County Sheriff's Deputies have come under fire for allegedly sharing disturbing photos of the scene where Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gigi, and 7 others died in a helicopter crash, and the photos included remains from the gruesome aftermath. Kobe's family, along with the family's of other victims of the crash were reportedly contacted by the Los Angeles police department and warned that graphic death photos of their family members may leak online shortly. It's not clear who took the photos, but it was being talked about by first responders just 2 days after the crash, according to the L.A. Times. The report adds that at least one L.A. County Sheriff's official had the photos on his cell phone "in a setting that had nothing to do with the investigation." The gruesome p...
Twitter User Roasts Efia Odo After She Bragged that Twitter Would Crash the Day She Shows Off her Boyfriend
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Twitter User Roasts Efia Odo After She Bragged that Twitter Would Crash the Day She Shows Off her Boyfriend

Twitter is where you go for the best banter and generally, they don’t disappoint. Just ask actress Efia Odo who has a new name courtesy of one the millions of trolls populating the platform. Odo recently posted, quite arrogantly, that the day she posts a photo of her boyfriend, twitter would go into a meltdown. “The day I actually show my boyfriend dierr, twitter will collapse”, Odo tweeted. Having overinflated her importance to the Ghanaian discourse, someone decided it was time to bring her down a notch. “Nicki Minaj kwraa show ein boyfriend Twitter no collapse, na wo Amasaman Rihanna” Mr ‘Kofi Jnr’ hit back at Odo. “‘Next joke, please!”
Trump Says Stock Markets Will Crash If He Loses Election
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Trump Says Stock Markets Will Crash If He Loses Election

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. stock market will crash if he loses the election this year. During a trip to India, Trump told business leaders stocks will jump higher if he is re-elected, but “if I don’t win you’re going to see a crash as you’ve never seen before.” He said his administration planned to announce tax cuts for the middle class in the not too distant future. Trump also said that Monday’s steep fall in share prices was bad because of fears of the coronavirus, but the United States was in good shape in terms of tackling the problem. He said Chinese President Xi Jinping was working hard on the issue. “And I think it is going to be under control … I think it is going to work out fine. We hope so,” Trump said.
Anita Joseph Replies Trolls Saying Her Marriage To A ‘Yoruba Demon’ Will Crash
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Anita Joseph Replies Trolls Saying Her Marriage To A ‘Yoruba Demon’ Will Crash

Dark, plus sized Nollywood actress Anita Joseph, who last weekend had a very low key wedding with her boo, Michael Fisayo aka MC Fish is out for trolls. The curvy actress had announced her wedding two weeks ago with lovely pre-wedding photos and kept to her words, walked down the aisle in a private ceremony in Lagos state. While some online bullies are predicting that Anita Joseph’s marriage to a ‘Yoruba Demon’ would not last because she is an Anambra State born Igbo girl, the movie star has a word for the naysayers. “If you’re so bitter with Life don’t blame anyone ..Please don’t come to my page to to Advise me on how to Live”My page is for good vibes only”If my page doesn’t make you smile (HAPPY)Then you have a Deep spiritual problem…Na palm oil 7bottles and hypo 7packs them...
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, ...
Stonebwoy Cannot Crash Me On A Song, Riddim And He Knows It – Jupitar
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Stonebwoy Cannot Crash Me On A Song, Riddim And He Knows It – Jupitar

Musician, Jupitar is just not happy at Zylofon FM pundits for choosing Stonebwoy’s Version of JMJ’s muchtalked about, Riddim Of The Gods project over his. On the Judgement board on Monday, two songs off the Riddim Of The Gods project were played, i.e. Jupitar’s Knees and Toes and Stonebwoy’s ‘Inna We Lane’. After listening to both songs, all the pundits on the show chose Stonebwoy’s ‘Inna We Lane’ over that of Jupitar reason been, Stonebwoy stayed in context throughout his version, and delivered soo well, and Jupitar vex mad. Jupitar took to his Twitter page and tweets, Jupitar continued, ” I keep saying, I don’t have to touch or diss anyone for fame and money when I already have all dat..big man taak.. this morning I see this ” stone crash Jupitar ” and in ghana no Bw...
Osinbajo Holds Thanksgiving Service to Mark one Year of Surviving Helicopter Crash in Kogi
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Osinbajo Holds Thanksgiving Service to Mark one Year of Surviving Helicopter Crash in Kogi

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo today Februrary 2nd, had a thanksgiving at the Aso Villa chapel to celebrate one year of surviving a helicopter crash in Kogi state. Recall that on the 2nd of February 2019, the Vice President and his team, 11 of them, narrowly escaped death after the helicopter they flew in to Kogi state for a political campaign, crashed in Kabba, Kogi state. Speaking at the thanksgiving service, the Vice President said “I think that what happened on that occasion was so amazing, so miraculous; 12 of us in a helicopter. The helicopter crashed and not one scratch on anyone of us. That’s just incredible. So, we can only continue to thank God and to praise the Lord Jesus Christ for an awesome deliverance of so many of us. Can you imagine a situation where you surv...
‘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 ...
Actress Foluke Daramola Salako Reportedly Suffers A Miscarriage After Reading Fake News Of Her Marriage Crash
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Actress Foluke Daramola Salako Reportedly Suffers A Miscarriage After Reading Fake News Of Her Marriage Crash

Olukayode Salako, husband of actress Foluke Daramola Salako, has accused a journalist, Olutade Oluwatosin Simeon, of publishing fake news of the dissolution of their marriage that caused the actress to suffer a miscarriage on Tuesday January 28th.   In a series of posts shared on his Facebook page, Mr Salako said Foluke was shocked by the report that she lost an eight week old pregnancy on Tuesday January 28th. According to him, his almost seven year old marriage to Foluke is still intact and that if there would be a divorce, he would announce it himself. He wrote   MY MARRIAGE TO FOLUKE DARAMOLA SALAKO IS STILL INTACT. Dear Responsible Nigerians, If my marriage to Foluke Daramola Salako would ever crash at all; If my marriage to her would ever break up, I wil...
California Rescuers Recover all Nine Bodies from the Scene – Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash
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California Rescuers Recover all Nine Bodies from the Scene – Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash

California rescuers have recovered the bodies of all nine victims from the scene of the helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, the coroner's office confirmed Tuesday. Three bodies were first retrieved from the scattered wreckage on Sunday, the day of the crash. On Monday, the remaining six were located as the search resumed. In a statement, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said the remains were 'removed from the crash site and transported to the department's forensic science center' for examination and identification. NBA legend, Kobe Bryant, 41, was traveling with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna to his Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks where his daughter was set to play. The pair died with seven others when the Sikorsky S-76 crashed into a hillsid...
Football Legend Luis Figo Accused of Plagiarizing Cristiano Ronaldo’s Tribute to Kobe Bryant
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Football Legend Luis Figo Accused of Plagiarizing Cristiano Ronaldo’s Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Football legend, Luis Figo has been accused of copying and pasting Cristiano Ronaldo's heartfelt 48-word tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant after his tragic death in helicopter crash. Football fans were quick to spot out the similarity between the two posts as it appeared word-for-word on Figo's Twitter page after his Portuguese counterpart posted the same exact words. Ronaldo was first to post his message on Sunday afternoon which featured an image of Bryant holding a basketball to his head. The Juventus striker wrote: 'So sad to hear the heartbreaking news of the deaths of Kobe and his daughter Gianna. Kobe was a true legend and inspiration to so many. Sending my condolences to his famly and friends and the families of all who lost their lives in the crash. RIP Legend.' Th...
Kylie Jenner frequently rented Kobe Bryant’s helicopter flown by the same pilot and once flew on it with niece Dream
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Kylie Jenner frequently rented Kobe Bryant’s helicopter flown by the same pilot and once flew on it with niece Dream

Kylie Jenner has revealed that she regularly rented Kobe Bryant's helicopter and was flown by the same pilot who died in the crash. Kylie, 22, once rented the helicopter and flew niece Dream Kardashian in it for her birthday. In November last year, her brother Rob Kardashian posted photos of his daughter, Dream, 3, posing outside the aircraft with a big smile on her face. Another picture showed her on a leather seat inside the helicopter with headphones over her ears and a cuddly toy next to her. One fan who noticed commented: "Oh wow I just noticed this is the same helicopter which was Kobe Bryant’s. That’s really eary..." Another posted: "Is that the helicopter that Kobe and his daughter died???" Kylie later confirmed it was the same helicopter while mourning pilot Ara Z...
Lebron James Finally Breaks Silence over the Death of Kobe Bryant
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Lebron James Finally Breaks Silence over the Death of Kobe Bryant

Lebron James has finally broken his silence following the death of his fellow NBA legend and close friend, Kobe Bryant, who tragically lost his life in a helicopter crash on Sunday Jan. 26th. The LA Lakers star, who broke Bryant's scoring record to become the third-leading scorer in NBA history hours before the helicopter crash, took to his Instagram page this morning to pay a touching tribute to the legend, revealing that he is 'heartbroken' by the passing of his close friend. According to James, the pair spoke on the phone just hours before the fatal helicopter accident. Sharing a series of photos of them on the basketball court, James wrote:   Kobe Bryant died alonsgide his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others when his chopper crashed in Calabasas, about ...
Shaunie O’Neal Shares Last Picture she Took With Kobe Bryant and his Daughter Gianna  before Helicopter Crash
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Shaunie O’Neal Shares Last Picture she Took With Kobe Bryant and his Daughter Gianna before Helicopter Crash

Shaunie O'Neal, the ex-wife of NBA legend, Shaquille O'Neal, has shared the last picture she took of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, hours before they died in a helicopter crash. In the picture, the Los Angeles Lakers legend and his daughter were pictured watching Mearah Oneal, the daughter of Shaunie and Shaquille O'Neal at a basketball game. Shaunie captioned the photo: 'Yesterday' with broken heart emoji.
Kobe Bryant: Warning helicopter pilot received before crash revealed
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Kobe Bryant: Warning helicopter pilot received before crash revealed

    The pilot that flew the ill-fated helicopter that carried NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, was warned “you’re too low”, seconds before the chopper disappeared from radar. Bryant, Gianna and seven others died, when the aircraft crashed into a hillside in southern California at about 9.45am on Sunday. Los Angeles Police and the sheriff’s department had both grounded their helicopters in the morning because of the weather. A police spokesman told the LA Times the conditions “did not meet our minimum standards for flying”. The controllers mention poor visibility around the Burbank and Van Nuys areas, but the pilot spoke with controllers normally before communication suddenly went dead. The Federal Aviation Authority said the aircraft was a Siko...
Toke Makinwa Responds to Those Criticizing People Mourning Kobe Bryant who they’ve never met
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Toke Makinwa Responds to Those Criticizing People Mourning Kobe Bryant who they’ve never met

A great number of people all over the world have put up posts to mourn NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and the other people who died in the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. However, some critics opposed the overwhelming show of pain, especially coming from those who never knew him personally and who didn't celebrate him while he was alive. They accused those mourning him of hypocrisy and trying to do things because it's trending. Responding, Toke Makinwa, wrote: "Before you criticize people for mourning a legend they haven't met or paying their respect to Kobe, before you comment foolishly,  think about your life, your work, your message to the world and hope that when it's your turn to go the world will feel your departure."
Kobe Bryant death was predicted in 2012 by a Twitter user
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Kobe Bryant death was predicted in 2012 by a Twitter user

The whole world especially the basketball fraternity is in total shock since the news about the sudden demise of NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant went viral. His death is described as a tragic one. Just after his death, there has been another revelation that has pooped up online a few moments ago. A twitter user by name @datNoso knew about the death of Kobe Bryant and the means he would die and truly it has come to pass exactly as how he(The Twitter User) predicted. The twitter user predicted his death as far back on 13th November 2012. In his tweet, he wrote: Kobe is going to end up dying in a helicopter crash. Check out the Tweet:
Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Flew Through Fog Despite Cops Grounding their Fleet Over Safety fears
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Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Flew Through Fog Despite Cops Grounding their Fleet Over Safety fears

The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others flew through thick fog, despite Los Angeles police grounding their own fleet, it has been revealed. The private Sikorsky S-76 owned by the former Lakers basketball star was heading to Bryant's Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks for basketball practice when it crashed. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Josh Rubenstein confirmed their Air Support Division was grounded Sunday, adding: "The weather situation did not meet our minimum standards for flying." A flight plan indicated the helicopter took off from John Wayne Airport in Orange County at 9.06am PST and the last signal was received from the aircraft at 9.45am. It was expected to land at San Gabriel Valley Airport in El Monte. Flight data shows the aircraft...
Orange County, his Wife and Daughter Died in the Helicopter Crash that Killed Kobe Bryant
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Orange County, his Wife and Daughter Died in the Helicopter Crash that Killed Kobe Bryant

Orange County baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa have been identified as the other victims who died in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. John Altobelli was the head coach of the Orange Coast College baseball program and was going to his 24th season as head coach of the program when the sad incident occurred. Orange Coast College Athletic Director Jason Kehler who confirmed that John died in the Calabasas helicopter crash with his family, said; "John meant so much to not only Orange Coast College, but to baseball. He truly personified what it means to be a baseball coach. The passion that he put into the game, but more importantly his athletes, was second to none - he treated them like family. Our deepest condolence...
Michael Jordan Reacts to Death of Kobe Bryant, Gianna
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Michael Jordan Reacts to Death of Kobe Bryant, Gianna

NBA legend, Michael Jordan has expressed shock over the death of Kobe Bryant. Kobe was travelling on Sunday with at least 9 other people in his private helicopter when his helicopter went down and fire broke out. Kobe’s daughter Gianna was also reported to have been on board the helicopter and died alongside her father in the crash in Calabasas on Sunday. Kobe who used a helicopter to travel for years was known for commuting from Newport Beach, CA to the STAPLES Center in DTLA in his Sikorsky S-76 chopper. The former Los Angeles Lakers star described the news of Kobe’s death as ‘painful’ even as he described him as ‘a little brother, fierce competitor, one of the greats of the game and a creative force.” Jordan’s spokesperson in a statement wrote: “I am in shock over...
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...
Internet Users React To Claims That Peruzzi Slept With Davido’s Lover, Chioma
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Internet Users React To Claims That Peruzzi Slept With Davido’s Lover, Chioma

Having a relationship while being a public figure has been found to be a tasking thing seeing as many people make the relationship their business and it causes friction on the long run. It is no wonder that a number of celebrity relationships have crashed in the past but some celebs were still able to give fans love goals with their obvious affection for each other. Despite that, trouble seems to be facing one of the favourite celebrity couples in the industry, Chioma and Davido. There have been unsavoury claims made by people about their love. It all started when a talent manager, King Patrick, took to Twitter to call out his former signee, Peruzzi. He accused the singer of breach of contract and also said that Peruzzi used to sleep with Davido’s fiancée, Chioma. Accordi...
Man whose photo was used in place of that of a Nigerian Man that Allegedly Died in Ukranian Plane Crash, Speaks
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Man whose photo was used in place of that of a Nigerian Man that Allegedly Died in Ukranian Plane Crash, Speaks

30-year-old man ,Mr Olayinka Bernard Adeleye, whose photo was used in place of that of a Nigerian man who allegedly died in the Ukrainian plane crash on January 8, has debunked claims of being involved in the sad incident which claimed the lives of 176 passengers. Adeleye who is the head of department of Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp ( LNSC) in Odi – Olowo Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area ( LCDA) in Mushin, stated that the use of his photo for the report has caused much pain to his family as he is now being referred to as ”The man that died in the crash “ and a "ghost" Addressing newsmen at his lawyer's office, the LNSC head of department said he has never boarded an aircraft in his life. He also disclosed that his mother collapsed upon receiving news of him "dying in a p...
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...
Nigerian Man among 176 Dead Victims of Ukrainian Airplane Shot Down by Iran
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Nigerian Man among 176 Dead Victims of Ukrainian Airplane Shot Down by Iran

A Nigerian man identified as Dauda Onoruoiza has been confirmed as one of the 176 dead victims of the Ukrainian airplane that was shot down by Iran. The Kogi-born victim of the airplane crash was working with American airplane manufacturers, Boeing before the sad incident occurred. He was reportedly on a three months training with Boeing in Ukraine and was attached to the Boeing 737-800 aircraft to study its mechanical noise and report back to the company ahead of its maintenance scheduled on Monday January 13 in Ukraine. Recall that the airplane which was bound for Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, had 167 passengers and nine crew members from several countries. Asides the Nigerian, the crash victims include 82 Iranians, at least 63 Canadians and 11 Ukrainians. The crash occurred ju...
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...
Canada Gives Conditions for Peace as Iran Admits Causing plane Crash
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Canada Gives Conditions for Peace as Iran Admits Causing plane Crash

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has set the conditioned for peace just as the President of Iran admitted his country mistakenly caused the plane crash in Tehran on Wednesday killing 176 people on board. Canada gives conditions for peace as Iran admits causing plane crash Trudeau said his government expects the “full cooperation” of Iranian authorities in investigating the downing of the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. The jetliner, a Boeing 737 operated by Ukrainian International Airlines and carrying mostly Iranians and Canadian-Iranians went down on the outskirts of Tehran during takeoff just hours after Iran launched a barrage of missiles at US forces in Iraq. Of the 176 people who were killed, 57 were Canadian nationals. Nearly 140 passengers on board...
Dakore Egbuson’s 9-Year Old Marriage To Olumide Akande Crashes
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Dakore Egbuson’s 9-Year Old Marriage To Olumide Akande Crashes

This is yet another sad news emanating from the Nigeria entertainment Industry, as the crash of the union between Dakore Egbuson and Olumide Akande has been announced. Reasons to what may have led to this heartbreaking news is yet unknown, but the 11 years old marriage has finally come to an end, excerpt if efforts are put in place immediately to salvage the situation. A lot of issues are being alleged as to why there may have been a huge crack in their relationship, as according to Dakore during a recent interview, she isn’t going to have more kids after her two daughters, which did not go down well with the Akandes, who want more, or atleast, a male child from her. According to Dakore, “I am done with childbearing as there is no plan of having more and I am not going back on this”. ...
Three Nigerian Children Killed in England
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Three Nigerian Children Killed in England

3 Nigerian children, living in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a collision on Highway 17 near the Highway 144 interchange on January 1. At around 8:50 in the morning, members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the OPP along with Sudbury Emergency Medical Service and Greater Sudbury Fire Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the westbound lanes of Highway 17, near the Highway 144 interchange in Sudbury. Preliminary investigation revealed the westbound car left the travelled portion of the roadway and struck a rock cut., sudbury.com reports. Two passengers were pronounced dead at the scene.  They are identified as Destiny Osagie, age 11 and Flourish Osagie, age 10. A third passenger, Britney Osagie, age six, was transported to hospital and succumbed to...
Taiwan Chief General Killed in Helicopter Crash
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Taiwan Chief General Killed in Helicopter Crash

The defence ministry has confirmed the death of its Chief of general staff General Shen Yi-ming, after a helicopter made an emergency landing in northern part of the country. The country's top general died alongside 7 others after a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter crashed in mountains near Taipei. Taiwan's defence ministry spokesman, Shih Shun-wen said 62-year-old Shen and several top military officials were on a routine mission to visit soldiers in the northeast Yilan county when the sad incident occurred. Air force commander-in-chief Hsiung Hou-chi told a news conference in Taipei that what caused the crash is still not known. He said; "The search and rescue operation continues... We are investigating whether (the cause) was environmental or mechanical... the aircraft's c...
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.
Kevin Hart gets behind wheel of car ‘without a seat belt’ weeks after crash
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Kevin Hart gets behind wheel of car ‘without a seat belt’ weeks after crash

Kevin Hart has reportedly been spotted getting behind the wheel of a muscle car without a seat belt just two months after breaking his spine in a near-fatal crash. The comedian, 40, was seen smiling as he got into a '69 Camaro in Calabasas, California. The vintage car was of similar era to the one he almost died in a few weeks back on September 1. According to TMZ , Kevin pulled away without having put on a seatbelt just two months after his near-death experience.