Accident

Lagos couple faint as three children drown in a pool

Lagos couple faint as three children drown in a pool

A yet-to-be-identified couple has been inconsolable after their three children drowned in a swimming pool on their estate in the Ajah area of Lagos State. OHAFIA TV News gathered through a PUNCH Metro reports that both husband and wife had gone for an event when the three children left their house to swim in the pool. As of the time of filing this report, the circumstances surrounding the tragedy were still sketchy. It was, however, learned that some residents, including security members on the estate, found the children lying motionless in the pool. A source said immediately after the children were…
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Bus driver crashes, dies while speeding to beat traffic

Bus driver crashes, dies while speeding to beat traffic

A bus driver has died and several of his passengers were injured in an accident at Marwa Bus Stop along the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos State. The accident, which occurred around 10.44 am on Saturday, involved a Volkswagen bus, which rammed into a Toyota Highlander while trying to beat the traffic light, which was about to turn red. The bus driver was said to have died, while passengers on the bus sustained injuries and were hospitalized. The Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State, Olusegun Ogungbemigbe, confirmed the accident on Sunday.Related News He said the Volkswagen bus driver rammed…
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Death toll in Kano gas explosion hits nine – State govt

Death toll in Kano gas explosion hits nine – State govt

The death toll in a gas explosion in Kano State which occurred on Tuesday has increased to nine. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs announced the death toll at the scene of the gas explosion. The Police Command in Kano State had earlier confirmed the death of four persons, explaining that it was gas and not a bomb that exploded on Tuesday morning. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs in a tweet said, “Nine dead bodies have been recovered so far from the rubble of a collapsed building beside a primary school following an explosion from a gas cylinder at…
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FENRAD Mourns Victims of Illegal Refinery at Egbema/Ohaji of Imo state

FENRAD Mourns Victims of Illegal Refinery at Egbema/Ohaji of Imo state

...Calls for Impact Assessment and Proactive Environmental Regime. Foundation for Environmental Rights Advocacy and Development, FENRAD, a pro-democracy and environmental rights advocacy group sends its sincere condolences to all the families, friends and well-wishers of victims of the fire explosion which engulfed an illegal refinery in Abaezi forest within Ohaji/Egbema area of Imo State. The explosion, FENRAD gathered, claimed over a hundred lives with cars and other properties to boot. FENRAD by this release also commiserates with the people and government of Imo State over the sad occurrence. Repeatedly, FENRAD, as a pro-environment group seeking a fuller, greener planet with…
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One dead, many injured as 18-seater bus collides with Mack truck in Osogbo

One dead, many injured as 18-seater bus collides with Mack truck in Osogbo

One person has been confirmed dead in a road crash that occurred in Osun on Monday afternoon. According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when an 18-seater bus travelling from Osogbo to Ibadan had a head-on collision with a Mack truck in front of the Osun State Government Secretariat, Abere. As at the time of filing this report, the injured had been taken to an undisclosed medical facility for treatment by the personnel of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) who were first responders.
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