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Customs Intercept Dubai-bound Passenger With 2,886 ATM Cards At Lagos Airport
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Customs Intercept Dubai-bound Passenger With 2,886 ATM Cards At Lagos Airport

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) command on Thursday intercepted and handed over a Dubai-bound passenger with 2,886 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The Deputy Controller of customs in-charge of the MMIA, Abdulmumin Bako in a media briefing on Thursday explained that four Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards were also intercepted with the suspect. According to DC Bako, “The suspect, one Ishaq Abubakar with Passport Number A08333717 from Kano State was intercepted when he was travelling to Dubai via Emirates Evacuation flight. Customs intercept Dubai-bound passenger with 2,886 ATM cards at Lagos Airport “At about 1145 hours on Aug. 22, at the departure hall gate ’B...
Video: Shock As Abuja Driver Brings Out His Penis And Starts Masturbating Beside A Female Passenger
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Video: Shock As Abuja Driver Brings Out His Penis And Starts Masturbating Beside A Female Passenger

A woman took to social media to share a video of how she was sexually harrassed by a rider in Abuja. The woman shared a screenshot of the driver's profile on the ride hailing app and called him a bastard.When people asked what the man did to her and why she's insulting him, she shared a video showing the sexual assault she was subjected to during a ride in his car in Abuja."Don't do that," the woman is heard warning the driver during the ride.The camera then zeros in on the man's crotch to show him holding his naked p3nis in his handThe women is heard saying that he has been touching her since and is now touching himself in her presence.Some Twitter users have criticized the woman for remaining in the car while the assault was going on. Others pointed out that it was a risky situ...
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 ...
Russian COVID-19 cases exceed 390,000
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Russian COVID-19 cases exceed 390,000

Russia confirmed 8,952 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising its total infections to 396,575, its coronavirus response centre said in a statement Saturday. The death toll increased by 181 to 4,555, while 167,469 people have recovered, including 8,212 over the last 24 hours, according to the statement. Moscow, the country’s worst-hit region, confirmed 2,367 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total to 178,196. As of Friday, about 307,000 people were under medical observation, Russia’s consumer rights and human well-being watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, said in a statement on Saturday. More than 10.3 million laboratory tests for COVID-19 have been conducted across the country so far, it added. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed a decree allocating...
‘I Am Not Hiding Him’ – Juliet Ibrahim Says As She Finds Love Again
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‘I Am Not Hiding Him’ – Juliet Ibrahim Says As She Finds Love Again

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has finally picked up the pieces of her life as she has moved on and found love again. This comes after her messy split from Nigerian rapper, Olusegun Olowookere, alias Iceberg Slim. The beautiful actress and single mum of one took to her Instagram to share lovely photos of herself at the passenger seat of a Rolls Royce. However, she didn’t reveal the face and identity of the mystery man who was beside her and driving the exotic car. Sharing the photos, Ibrahim wrote; “Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” A curious fan inquired about the man sitting next to her in the photo and the actress responded saying; “I’m not hiding him, I’m just introducing him small small” See the post below: https://www.i...
Pakistani Supermodel Zara Abid was Aboard the PIA Flight That Crashed in Karachi
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Pakistani Supermodel Zara Abid was Aboard the PIA Flight That Crashed in Karachi

Pakistani supermodel Zara Abid was on board the ill-fated Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft that crashed into a residential neighbourhood while on approach to the airport in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi. The passengers’ list of the flight issued to the media, shows Zara Abid boarded the Airbus A320 passenger airliner that crashed before landing in Karachi. Health ministry spokeswoman Meeran Yousuf told Al Jazeera by telephone that 80 people have died, with 48 bodies kept at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi's largest government hospital, and 32 at Civil Hospital Karachi, another major state-run hospital. Yousuf said two survivors were being treated at the hospitals in Karachi, while 17 bodies have been identified so far. At least six people ...
Banks to Open Between 8am to 2pm, Schools and Restaurants to remain shut as FG Releases Guidelines for Easing of Lockdown on Monday May 4
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Banks to Open Between 8am to 2pm, Schools and Restaurants to remain shut as FG Releases Guidelines for Easing of Lockdown on Monday May 4

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID19 has released the guidelines for the ease of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the FCT which will come into effect next week Monday May 4. Briefing newsmen on the guidelines for the ease of the lockdown, the National coordinator of the Presidential taskforce on COVID19, Sani Aliyu, said Interstate travels remain banned except for essential services. For intrastate activities, banks are to open between the hours of 8pm to 2pm while adhering to all the COVID-19 prevention guidelines. . Schools are remained closed. Restaurants are to remain closed but can do home deliveries. Concerts and Recreational activities stay suspended for now. ''For government offices, government staff will be allowed to resume from the 4 of May but it will be bas...
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 ...
213 British nationals evacuated from Nigeria through Lagos Airport
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213 British nationals evacuated from Nigeria through Lagos Airport

213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 . The evacuation of the British nationals is as a result of the current corona virus pandemic in Nigeria. Several European countries have recently also evacuated their nationals from Nigeria. United States of America had also evacuated its own citizens who were willing to leave the country. The British Airways aircraft, a Boeing 747 with registration number G-CIVO and 22 crew members landed the Lagos airport at about 1.22pm. The aircraft departed at about 4pm with 235 persons on board after the completion of screening and boarding formalities. Yesterday evacuation is coming after 136 South Africa nationals were on April 12th also ai...
Coronavirus: Governor Tambuwal arrests driver and eight passengers
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Coronavirus: Governor Tambuwal arrests driver and eight passengers

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has effected the arrest of a bus driver and 8 passengers, who are to be prosecuted for violating the state border closure directive.   Recall that the Sokoto State Governor had ordered the closure of the state's borders to check the spread of Coronavirus.   The Governor's special adviser on media and public affairs, Muhammad Bello said Tambuwal was on his way back from Tureta Local Government Area bordering Sokoto and Zamfara states when he flagged down a vehicle, only to discover it was a commercial bus conveying passengers out of the state.   All passengers of the bus are to be interrogated to know their culpability and would be charged to court as directed by the governor.   Three vehicles with 18 passengers and ...
Man found dead on Thai train tests positive for COVID-19
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Man found dead on Thai train tests positive for COVID-19

A man found dead on a passenger train in Thailand has tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Wednesday, as the country’s death toll from the contagion more than triples from a week ago. The 57-year-old, who had just returned from Pakistan and was travelling from Bangkok to the southern province of Narathiwat, was seen “coughing and vomiting” before boarding the train on Monday, State Railway of Thailand said. His body was found in front of a bathroom during the journey. Other passengers were evacuated from the carriage which was then disconnected from the rest of the train and disinfected by workers wearing protective suits. A post-humous test showed he had COVID-19. The names of the 15 passengers who were seated in his carriage were passed to health author...
Coronavirus: Lagos Bus Service Limited To Enforce No Standing Rule In Buses
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Coronavirus: Lagos Bus Service Limited To Enforce No Standing Rule In Buses

In line with the directive of the Lagos State Government to limit public gathering to 50 people and practice social distancing to contain the spread of the COVID-19, the Lagos Bus Services Limited, LBSL, has directed that no passenger must, henceforth, be allowed to stand in the buses after all the seats must have been occupied. The Managing Director, LBSL, Mr. Idowu Oguntona, stated that the decision was in full compliance with the State Government's directive to limit the numbers of public gatherings to a maximum of 50 across the State. He noted that prior to the index case of COVID-19 and the subsequent directive from the State government, the company had always maintained high hygiene practices in all its buses. Oguntona, however, stated that in view of the current reality...
Lagos Asks Passengers on Lufthansa, Turkish Flights of March 13th, 14th to Self-isolate
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Lagos Asks Passengers on Lufthansa, Turkish Flights of March 13th, 14th to Self-isolate

As contact tracing for the new cases of Coronavirus continues, the Lagos state government has appealed to every passenger on board the Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13th and the Turkish flight TK1830 on March 14th to isolate themselves and contact the state ministry of health immediately. The state government on Thursday March 19th, announced four new cases of the coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 12. According to the state Ministry of Health, the new cases were contacts of the five cases that were confirmed on Wednesday March 18th. The recent cases include a Nigerian female who returned from France via a Turkish airline (TK 1830) on March 14th, a Nigerian in his 50s who did not travel out of the country, and another Nigerian male who arrived in the co...
Teenage Wheelbarrow Pusher Electrocuted in Enugu
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Teenage Wheelbarrow Pusher Electrocuted in Enugu

A young wheelbarrow pusher was electrocuted on Wednesday morning while attempting to pluck mangoes from a tree along Enugu Road, in Nsukka Local Government Area of  Enugu State. It was gathered that the deceased said to be about 18 years old, had climbed up the mango tree and, using a short rod iron, and had mistakenly made contact with a live high tension wire which electrocuted and killed him instantly. Mr Eze, a resident of the area who said that he did not know the exact time the incident happened, suggested that the man might have climbed the mango tree to pluck mangoes with an iron rod and had made contact with the high tension wire which got him electrocuted. “I just saw his lifeless body with electric burns under the mango tree while I was rushing out for work,” sa...
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, ...
Man Spotted Wearing a Motorbike Helmet on-board a Flight over fear of Coronavirus
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Man Spotted Wearing a Motorbike Helmet on-board a Flight over fear of Coronavirus

A worried passenger was pictured wearing a motorbike helmet on-board a flight from China to Australia over the fear of the deadly coronavirus outbreak. Picture of the man's attire was shared online by others on the flight from Shanghai to Perth on Wednesday morning. Those who landed in Perth about 9.30am on the nine-hour China Eastern flight also had to stay in their seats while officials sprayed around them, one passenger said. 'When I transferred in Shanghai I did not see anyone in the airport without a mask,' passenger Marina Jambrina told The West Australian. 'There was one guy wearing a [motorcycle] helmet,' another passenger John Fu said. The deadly coronavirus has left 131 people dead, with confirmed infections at around 5,568 across the world.
Passenger Caught On Camera Drying His Shoes With Airplane’s Fan
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Passenger Caught On Camera Drying His Shoes With Airplane’s Fan

A video of an airline passenger drying a shoe with a plane’s overhead air vent has grossed out many online. Footage of the unidentified passenger’s repulsive actions was posted to the Instagram account Passenger Shaming on Jan. 16, garnering more than 344,400 views as of Monday. “So yeah, this BS, zero self-awareness nonsense is happening…again…” the caption on the post read while thanking Canadian wakeboarder Dylan Miller for submitting the video. In the short clip, the offender is seen shoving a sneaker into the overhead vent, presumably to dry it. It’s unclear which airline the off-putting incident occurred. Soon after the video was shared, many responded in disgust. “Looking for a perfect way to spread your scent throughout the cabin? Look no further,” one person ...
Woman Alleges Passenger Sexually Assaulted Her While She Was Sleeping On Airline
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Woman Alleges Passenger Sexually Assaulted Her While She Was Sleeping On Airline

A student from Detroit has alleged that a man tried sexually assaulting her while she slept in an airplane.   Tia Jackson, 22,  says as she slept on a Spirit Airlines morning flight from Atlanta to Detroit, she slept in the middle seat while her friend sat by the window and the alleged molester took the aisle seat.   During the flight, Tia said she put in her AirPods and went to sleep, leaning on her friend with her back facing the man.   According to Tia she felt the person next to her touch her, just before the plane landed and didn't know what it was at first. "Then I thought, maybe he just bumped me," she said to CNN on Wednesday.   She tried sleeping again and she felt the man's hand inside the back of her pants.   She imme...
Passengers Share Photos of Borno Governor Prof. Zulum Flying Economy from Abuja to Maiduguri
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Passengers Share Photos of Borno Governor Prof. Zulum Flying Economy from Abuja to Maiduguri

One Engineer Ameh Osivue Shagari, shared photos of the Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, who flew economy from Abuja to Maiduguri on Tuesday. Another passenger, Abacha Nawaisu, who was on the same flight posted a photo of the governor walking towards his seat. Read the post by Osivue Shagari. "Today I was in a flight with the governor of Borno state from Abuja to Maiduguri as a matter of fact we sat on the same row. I engaged him in a series of political happenings in Nigeria and Edo state. The first thing that caught my attention about the humble Governor was that he bought Economic class ticket as against my governor who is always on a chartered flight. He told me in was in to support Bulama who was contesting to be the APC national secretary who is from Borno stat...
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...
More Details  On Why Iran Guard Shot Down Ukrainian Plane, Killing 176 People
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More Details On Why Iran Guard Shot Down Ukrainian Plane, Killing 176 People

New reports have claimed that the Iranian missile operator who shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet opened fire independently because of communications “jamming”. This claim was made by a Revolutionary Guards commander, who spoke on Saturday, according to the Agence France Presse (AFP). The operator had mistaken the Boeing 737 for a “cruise missile” and only had ten seconds to decide whether or not to open fire, Brigadier General Amirali Hajizadeh, the Guards’ aerospace commander, said in televised remarks. Details later...
Japanese Billionaire is Giving Out $9 Million to his Twitter Followers to See if the Money Makes them Happier
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Japanese Billionaire is Giving Out $9 Million to his Twitter Followers to See if the Money Makes them Happier

Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa has announced that he will be conducting a social experiment by giving out $9 million to 1,000 people on Twitter to see if it improves their happiness. The online shopping mogul who made the announcement via a YouTube video, described the contest as a "serious social trial" to see what impact a million yen ($9,000) could have on 1000 people's life. The billionaire who tied the giveaway to the idea of basic income, or the theory of providing a periodic no-strings-attached payment to all citizens that has gained traction in some political circles and is backed by Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang, urged contestants who are only expected to retweet his January 1 post to use the money "as they like" and to answer regular questionn...
Man Arrested By UAE For Smuggling Diamonds In His Gut
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Man Arrested By UAE For Smuggling Diamonds In His Gut

Authorities in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates have arrested a yet to be identified African who attempted to smuggle 297 grams of raw diamonds in his gut, the way cocaine or heroine is smuggled. On Thursday, the Federal Customs Authority (FCA) said it received a tip-off a few days prior to the arrest, and were informed that an African intended to bring the raw diamonds into the country by smuggling them through Sharjah International Airport. The FCA, with the coordination of Sharjah’s Department of Sea Ports and Customs, as well as the cooperation of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, were able to arrest the suspect as soon as he landed at Sharjah Airport. “When the suspect reached Sharjah Customs, his passport was confiscated and his bags were ...
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Ukrainian Passenger Plane Carrying 180 people Crashes in Iran Shortly after Takeoff

A Boeing 737 plane carrying 180 passengers and crew reportedly crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran, Iran's capital. The Ukrainian International Airlines plane which took off from the Iranian capital city's main international airport by 6:12am Tehran time on Wednesday January 8, went down eight minutes after takeoff according to flight tracking websites. Though a video purportedly of the crash circulated by the ISNA news agency showed the aircraft burning as it fell from the sky, early indications suggested the crash did not appear to have links to Wednesday morning’s missile strikes on bases in Iraq hosting US and coalition troops.
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...
Mob Sets Two Dangote Trucks Ablaze After Crushing Two To Death In Ogun
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Mob Sets Two Dangote Trucks Ablaze After Crushing Two To Death In Ogun

Two trucks belonging to Dangote cement company has been set ablaze by angry mob for allegedly crushing two people to death. The accident occurred today (Tuesday) in Imowo in the Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State. According to reports, the trucks hit the victims, a motorcyclist and a passenger, from behind and crushed them to death. The Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in the state, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the accident. Akinbiyi said in a statement that the fatal accident occurred between Dangote Cement trucks and a motorcycle. Akunbiyi said in a statement that: “The fatal accident at Imowo within Ijebu-Ode along Ibadan road between two Dangote trucks and a motorcycle. “Two passengers on the motorcycle lost t...
Man sentenced to two weeks in jail after being caught smoking on board an Air Peace flight
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Man sentenced to two weeks in jail after being caught smoking on board an Air Peace flight

An Ogba Magistrate Court has sentenced a passenger caught smoking onboard Air Peace flight P4 7558 from Sharjah to Lagos on December 11, to two weeks in prison. The passenger who was accosted by the airline’s flight attendant Adewale Oyebade after being spotted smoking onboard the flight was however given an option of N200k fine after being found guilty of the act. Stanley Olisa, the Corporate Communications Executive of Air Peace confirmed the incident and also disclosed that the act contravened a standing global aviation regulation of non-smoking in-flight.
Car Operator Returns N888,000, Passport To Passenger At Lagos Airport
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Car Operator Returns N888,000, Passport To Passenger At Lagos Airport

One of the drivers of Airport Car Hire Association of Nigeria (ACHAN), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Mr. Adeniyi Olayinka has returned a sum of N888, 000 and an international passport forgotten by a passenger in his car to the passenger. Olayinka told journalists at the airport that he discovered the items in an envelope left behind by the passenger on the back seat of the car shortly after he returned to the airport from Ibese Ikorodu destination of the passenger. The driver who doesn’t have a car of his own, but works as a commissioned driver to another member of the association, said it never crossed his mind to covert another person’s belonging because it would put another family in sorrow and it is against the orientation given to every member of ACHA...
Flight forced to make emergency landing after man began abusing his wife mid-flight
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Flight forced to make emergency landing after man began abusing his wife mid-flight

A Tui flight was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger spat in his wife’s face during a row.   Edward Mongan, 42, and his wife were in the Mexico-bound flight on July 21 when a row broke out between them. He was warned by cabin crew over the use of his strong language towards his wife but he became even more enraged and began abusing staff members.   As a result, the pilot of the flight made an emergency landing on the island of Bermuda. He was removed from the aircraft in Bermuda and the flight then continued its journey to Cancun, Mexico.   Mr Mongan has now been fined more than £5,000 for his actions.   Senior magistrate Juan Wolffe told the court in Ber­­muda: "One can only imagine what was going through the passengers’ minds ...
Passenger gives police statement about ‘hit’ on Marc Batchelor
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Passenger gives police statement about ‘hit’ on Marc Batchelor

Police investigating the purported "hit" on Marc Batchelor have obtained a statement from a passenger who was not injured when the striker's SUV was pierced by bullets in Olivedale, Johannesburg. "His gardener was with him in the car and we have obtained a statement from him because he is a witness," police spokesperson Col Lungelo Dlamini told TimesLIVE on Tuesday. "Fortunately he was not injured." Dlamini said they were still searching for the suspects responsible for the murder of the retired footballer who was gunned down inside his BMW on Monday evening. "No arrests had been made so far. We are still investigating the case," said Dlamini. The former Chiefs, Pirates and Sundowns striker was shot dead near his home. Dlamini said that suspects on a motorcycle shot Batche...
Peace Mass Transit  Moves to Ikorodu Ultra Modern Depot
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Peace Mass Transit Moves to Ikorodu Ultra Modern Depot

Peace Mass Transit (PMT) has a new ultra modern Depot at Ikorodu, Lagos State. The facility is already fully functional. The Ikorodu depot brings to 13, the number of PMT operational locations in Lagos State. The others include Ojuelegba, Jibowu, Oshodi, Ojota, Oyigbo, Ajegunle, Maza-Maza, Sango-Ota, Demorose, Orile-Iganmu, Ajah and Ejigbo. The Ikorodu Ultra Modern Depot, a typical PMT architectural master piece, is located at 9/11 Shagamu Road, Ikorodu. All operations, as in the others, are up and running. Facilities available at the Depot which are world class include the convenience, cosy lounge, cable television for the viewing pleasure of passengers awaiting departure, standard public address system to update passengers on travel programmes, ...
Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos
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Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos

A Nigerian doctor identified as James King has narrated how he saved a man from death during a flight recently. The man took to his Facebook page to tell his story. According to him, a fellow passenger close to him collapsed mid-air and he had to move into action immediately to save him from the grip of horrific death. Below is how he told his story: Its getting clearer now, ...why I was born. I just saved a life who would have possibly died midair in the aircraft I was a passenger in. I was on seat 14F of BOEING 737-300 of AZMAN AIR from Kano to Lagos. Suddenly, his head dropped. A passenger on seat to my far left on the other side of the aisle. The Indian man sitting besides him screamed and called the attention of the air officials. The Indian said i...
Meet The First Person To Own 20 Century Car In Kano
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Meet The First Person To Own 20 Century Car In Kano

Ali Bin Alua ,a trans-saharan trader from Libya, was the pioneer of the great groundnut pyramid in Kano. He settled in Kano in 1878 and built the first storey building in the city. The then richest man in Northern Nigeria,in turban and sitting at the passenger seat of his 1923 Ford Model T, was also the first person to own a car in Kano. Ali Bin Alua’s Model T car, also known as Flivver, T‑Model Ford or T, and sold by the Ford Motor Company from 1908 to 1927, was the earliest effort to make a car that most people could actually buy. The then $850 Ford Model T was named the world’s most influential car of the twentieth century in an international poll, beating Mini, Citroën DS, Volkswagen Beetle and Porsche 911 to the title. Its 22-horsepower, four-cylinder engine could propel t...
Train Traveling From Lagos To Kano Derails In Niger
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Train Traveling From Lagos To Kano Derails In Niger

According to The Nation, a Kano- bound passenger train from Lagos on Monday derailed in Maikunkele, Bosso local government area of Niger state injuring several people. The derailment took place between Maikunkele and Jangaru at about 1.30 pm. According to eyewitnesses, the first class coaches attached to the engine were not mostly affected while the canteen and the second class coaches fell off the rail. Five coaches in all were affected. The Nation gathered that the train had been on the way from Lagos in the past three days. The passengers, according to eyewitnesses, in a struggle for safety tried jumping off the window to safety causing a lot of injuries. It was gathered that the accident was caused by cattle crossing the railway with the train running into the...
Souness Slams Sturridge, Reveals How Liverpool Star Will end his Career
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Souness Slams Sturridge, Reveals How Liverpool Star Will end his Career

Former Liverpool midfielder, Graeme Souness, has slammed Daniel Sturridge, following the Reds 3-2 win over Newcastle on Saturday. Souness said that the Liverpool striker will ‘finish his career and be angry.’ Souness also suggested that Sturridge’s warm-up routine was partly to blame for some of the many injury problems he has endured over the years. Sturridge started for Jurgen Klopp’s side against Newcastle on Saturday in the absence of the injured Roberto Firmino. Souness said that Sturridge was not making the most of his natural talent. “He’s one of those boys who’ll finish his career, look back and think ‘I didn’t make the most of what god gave me,'” Souness told BT Sport. “I think he’s wonderfully talented. G...
Two security officers beaten to death after their Vehicle Rammed into an Easter Procession in Gombe State killing 8 people
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Two security officers beaten to death after their Vehicle Rammed into an Easter Procession in Gombe State killing 8 people

A security official drove into a procession of Christian youth, celebrating Easter, killing at least eight people on Sunday night. The survivors among the youth then chased the security official and his passenger, caught up with them and lynched them. The incident happened in Alheri junction, Biu road of Gombe State. The driver of the vehicle is said to be an official of the civil defence (NSCDC) while his passenger is said to be a police officer. Both men died from the beating. Chairman of the Gombe State Battalion Brigade of the Boys Brigade, Isaac Kwadang, told reporters that he received information about the incident around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday. According to him, the civil defence officer, though not on official duty, met the procession, exchanged words with the youth, and dr...
Police arrest six traffic robbers
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Police arrest six traffic robbers

The police in Lagos have arrested six suspected traffic robbers along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Alafia and Costain areas of the state. Three of the suspects Daniel Ani, 19, Akinbode Muiz, 17, and Oluwasegun Emmanuel, 24 were arrested at about 10pm under Daleko Bridge, Iyana Isolo while robbing motorists in traffic; two others Olalekan Taoreed, and Adeniyi Okunloye, 25, were apprehended at Alafia along Badagry Expressway on Friday night while Godwin Okafor, 31, was picked at Costain. Police spokesman Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent (DSP) in a statement on Sunday said those arrested at Daleko confessed to be responsible for traffic robbery in Mushin and environs. “They confessed to have stolen numerous phones and bags from different victims as well as a bag containing the sum of...
Naked Man Seen Exercising on a Packed Train as Shocked Passengers Pretended not to Notice
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Naked Man Seen Exercising on a Packed Train as Shocked Passengers Pretended not to Notice

A naked man was filmed this morning performing a mini-workout on a packed London train while other passengers pretended not to notice. The naked man was seen standing on a Piccadilly Line train near Ealing this morning  with nothing on his body except a backpack. He then lifted up the backpack he was holding and began to do five bicep curls, before turning around when the train pulled into Acton Town. It was only then that a fellow passenger confronted him, saying: "Hello mate, are you okay? Come off the train now." He got off the train then. Watch the video below.
Warri-Itakpe Railway ready for commercial activities — Amaechi
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Warri-Itakpe Railway ready for commercial activities — Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday said that the Warri-Itakpe Standard Gauge line was ready for passenger, commercial and freight services. Amaechi disclosed this while supervising the nearly completed standard guage rail project across the three states involved on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the train corridors involved Itakpe in Kogi, Aghenebode in Edo and Agbhor in Delta with 12 railway stations along the corridors. Amaechi, while commenting on the level of work done said that the Itakpe to Abuja axis would cost the government $3 billion. “The train is now available for commercial activities and we believe the passengers and companies on iron ore will patronise the services. “We have 12 stations from Itakpe to Warrior...
Boat Owner Arrested After Carrying 12 Pupils Without Life Jacket
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Boat Owner Arrested After Carrying 12 Pupils Without Life Jacket

A boat owner and its driver have been arrested after The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) spotted the driver carrying 12 pupils without life jacket on the Lagos Lagoon. General Manager of NIWA, Lagos office, Muazu Sambo, said the owner of the boats and driver, Mr. Balogun Oriyomi and Solomon Gbenga respectively, will be handed over to the police, The Guardian reports. According to the NIWA GM: “ln the morning of last Thursday, the management of NIWA on a control inspection arrested a private passenger boat on the Lagos lagoon. The boat was conveying school children of the Government Secondary School who were all under 16 years old from Tarkwa Bay to Osborne for a school event. “The route is one of the busiest. Most shockingly, none of the children wore a life ja...
Lady Lost her Forehead in Car Crash After Putting Feet on the Dashboard
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Lady Lost her Forehead in Car Crash After Putting Feet on the Dashboard

A woman who lost her forehead in a car accident after putting feet on the dashboard, has urged others not to follow in her footstep. Grainne Kealy, 35, broke every bone in her face during the accident after an airbag inflated and pushed her knees up towards her head. She was left ‘unrecognisable’ in the crash, which happened while a passenger in her boyfriend’s jeep. It skidded on black ice and hit a wall in December 2007, with Grainne ‘kneeing herself in the face’ at high speed. She suffered a leak to the brain, minor brain injury, and lost two teeth. The most visible injury, however, was having to have her entire forehead removed for two years, then replaced with a ceramic one. Now she is speaking out to try to prevent others going through the same thing, after see...
Nigerian Man Dies on Delta Airlines Flight from Atlanta to Lagos
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Nigerian Man Dies on Delta Airlines Flight from Atlanta to Lagos

A 54-year-old Nigerian man travelling on a Delta Air Line Flight DL54 from Atlanta, USA was yesterday afternoon Monday March 11th, found unresponsive before the plane landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA). According to reports, the man who was ill before boarding the plane, died three minutes before the aircraft landed on Nigerian soil. A statement issued by Air Lines media consultant, Mohammed Abdullahi, reads “A passenger on Delta Flight DL54 travelling from Atlanta to Lagos on March 11, was found unresponsive before landing. Local medical professionals met the plane upon arrival and confirmed the passenger had sadly passed away.  Delta extends its deepest condolences to the family at this sad time. As a matter of passenger privacy, Delta will not release...
Airlines Stall in Tackling Climate Change – investor group
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Airlines Stall in Tackling Climate Change – investor group

Airlines are doing too little in the fight against global warming, a study funded by investors with $13 trillion of assets under management said on Tuesday. Faith Ward, Co-Chair of the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), on behalf of the British Environment Agency Pension Fund, said in Oslo. The sector accounts for two per cent of world greenhouse gas emissions and should do more to manage risks of climate change, the TPI said in a review of 20 of the world’s biggest listed airlines. It rated Delta, Lufthansa, United Airlines and ANA Holdings as the best performers at managing the business risks and opportunities of climate change. But all could do more. “Investors have a clear message to the aviation sector: When it comes to carbon performance they must be in it for th...
Prince Philip Gives up Driving Licence
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Prince Philip Gives up Driving Licence

The Duke of Edinburgh , Prince Philip is to voluntarily give up his driving licence following a scary crash last month, Buckingham Palace has said. The 97-year-old duke apologised over a car crash near the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, in which his Land Rover Freelander landed on its side after a collision with a Kia. Buckingham Palace said that he surrendered his licence on Saturday. In a statement, the palace said: “After careful consideration the Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving licence.” Norfolk police have confirmed with us the Duke voluntarily turned in his license to officers Saturday, and tell us the investigation of the collision has been passed to the Crown Prosecution Service. We’re told CPS will provide “advice on...
UK Rapper Cadet Killed in Car Accident Aged 28
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UK Rapper Cadet Killed in Car Accident Aged 28

UK rapper Cadet has tragically died aged 28 in a car accident on his way to a performance in the early hours of Saturday, 9th February. His family confirmed the tragic news, telling fans Cadet, real name Blaine Cameron Johnson, had been killed in a car crash. A statement shared on his Instagram read: ‘We the family of Blaine Cameron Johnson known as Cadet (Underrated Legend) would like to share the sad news that during the early hours of 9th February 2019 he passed away as a passenger in a taxi, en route to a performance. ‘Right now we the family appreciate your patience and will share with you any information as and when we can. Thanks for your support in advance. ‘Love The Johnson Family #cadetcadet #imbuff #underratedlegend #ripcadet.’ Cadet was the cousin of Krept, of ...
Father Chases Train After Leaving His Baby Alone In Carriage To Smoke Cigarette
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Father Chases Train After Leaving His Baby Alone In Carriage To Smoke Cigarette

A CCTV footage which first surfaced on monday, shows the moment a father sprints after a moving train after he left his baby alone in a carriage so he could smoke a cigarette. The father had tucked the baby in his car seat before stepping out onto the platform to smoke,  separating himelf from his child. Few seconds later, another passenger onboard knocks on the window to warn the dad that the train is about to leave but the doors closed before he could make it inside and the train had started to move. The dad could be seen banging on the doors of the Rapid Transit train as it left Windermere Station in Cleveland, Ohio, last month. RTA officials stated that a passenger alerted the train operator about the baby before it reached the next station. The driver then reversed the t...
Three Women Found Dead As Boat Capsizes in Lagos
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Three Women Found Dead As Boat Capsizes in Lagos

3 women were killed after a boat which was heading to Bayeku, Ikorodu, from Oke Ira Nla, Ajah, Lagos state capsized. The boat which was conveying 20 passengers, ran into a submerged object and capzised mid-sea within the oke ira nla axis while heading to Bayeku area of Ikorodu, at 12:15pm on Saturday. Confirming the incident, the General Manager of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Damilola Emmanuel disclosed that an on the spot investigation is being carried out by LASWA. According to him, the number of casualties of the boat which capsized in Lagos could have been as a result of fear or shock, as all passengers were wearing their life jackets. “Unfortunately, three persons were confirmed dead, while 17 persons were rescued alive. “LASWA sympatises with the fam...
Porn Actor Fined for Threesome in Front of Passengers
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Porn Actor Fined for Threesome in Front of Passengers

A porn actor, George Mason, has been fined £1,000 for having a threesome in front of passengers on the London Underground. A  porn actor who filmed himself and his ex-partner having a threesome in front of passengers on the London Underground has been fined £1,000. George Mason, his ex-partner and Nicholas Mullan, had sex with an unknown third man between Leicester Square and Waterloo stations, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard and a video was posted on Twitter with the caption “100% genuine footage”. Though Mason admitted outraging public decency, Mullan was not fined but told to pay £170 costs and carry out a 12-month community order. The incident happened in July 2017, but it was not reported until February last year, when it was posted on Twitter. Prosecutor Robert S...
Search For Emiliano Sala’s Missing Plane Called Off
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Search For Emiliano Sala’s Missing Plane Called Off

Search for Cardiff City record signing Emiliano Sala’s missing plane has been called off, authorities have confirmed. The aircraft carrying the striker from Nantes disappeared on Monday, losing contact with air traffic control near Casquets lighthouse – around eight miles north west of Guernsey in the English Channel. The search was called off this afternoon after officials felt they had exhausted their options. A statement from Harbour Master Captain David Barker, released by Guernsey Police, reads: “My team have just met to review the search and rescue operation which has been underway since the plane disappeared on Monday night. “Despite the best efforts of air and search assets from the Channel Islands, UK and France, which has covered an area of approximately 1,700sq. mil...
Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident
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Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident

Prince Philip involved in car accident close to the Sandringham Estate while driving in his car, which had a collision with another vehicle on the road. Buckingham Palace confirmed the 97-year-old was not injured in the collision at 3.30pm on the A149, near West Newton in Norfolk, Metro UK reports. The Duke of Edinburgh was pulling out from a driveway in his Range Rover when the accident happened. Norfolk Police said officers were called to the Sandringham Estate shortly before 3pm ‘following reports of a collision involving two cars’. A spokesman added that police and ambulance crews attended and two people in one of the vehicles suffered minor injuries. A palace spokeswoman confirmed the duke was driving when the accident happened. She added: ‘He saw a doctor as a ...