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Mbaka begs Catholic church and Bishop for Forgiveness
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Mbaka begs Catholic church and Bishop for Forgiveness

Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka has publicly apologised to the Catholic Church and the Bishop of the Diocese of Enugu State, Bishop Callistus Onaga, for the unruly behaviour of his supporters in Enugu following rumours of his "disappearance" Mbaka, who is the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), explained what happened on the day his adherents feared he had been abducted. He explained that he had no idea his members had stormed the Bishop's residence to cause havoc on May 5. He said that when he heard, in his haste to get to his members and calm them down, he almost had an accident. On Sunday, May 9, Mbaka went on his knees and apologised to Bishop Onaga, the Catholic church in Enugu and the universal Church for the damage done by his followers at the Bishop’s ho...
Celestial Church reacts to death of socialite, Kayode Badru
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Celestial Church reacts to death of socialite, Kayode Badru

The Celestial Church of Christ has released a statement concerning the death of socialite Kayode Badru. Badru reportedly died after being involved in a fire accident at a Celestial Church of Christ parish last week. According to the statement the church under the leadership of His Eminence Emmanuel Oshoffa has found it imperative to address the incessant abuse of spiritual perfumes. In the statement released on Saturday, the Celestial Church blamed the incident on abuse of “spiritual perfumes”. The statement read in parts: Godue to the incessant abuse of Spiritual Perfumes within the Church, His Eminence has found it imperative to state for record purposes and correction that henceforth, Spiritual Perfumes intended to be sprayed, sprinkled, or poured with a lighted candle sh...
Media Personality, Lolo Thanks God as she and her Children Survive Accident
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Media Personality, Lolo Thanks God as she and her Children Survive Accident

Media personality Omotunde Adebowale-David, better known as Lolo 1, has thanked God for saving her and her children from an accident. She shared photos of the damage done to her car after the accident and revealed that her children came out with "scrapes and bruises". Thankfully, no life was lost. She also thanked God that there was "nothing broken" and "nothing missing". Read her post below.
Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun
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Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun

At least eight persons have allegedly died and 36 others injured after a palm oil-laden truck plunged into a ditch in Osogbo, Osun State in the early hours of today, May 1. According to reports, the occupants who were mostly traders were sleeping on the truck, a Volvo FL7, with registration number KMC 35 ZJ, when the accident happened. The truck was ascending the November 27 overhead bridge opposite the NECO office when the driver lost control as the truck could not ascend the bridge. The truck then went on a reverse and fell into the ditch. “The accident happened around 2 am when some of us were sleeping on top of the kegs of palm oil in the truck. The truck fell into the ditch and about 10 of us were killed while others have been taken to Osun State University Teaching Hospita...
6 Persons Escape Death in Osun Accident
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6 Persons Escape Death in Osun Accident

Six people narrowly escaped death after two vehicles collided on Dada Estate Road in Osogbo, Osun state. The accident happened on Friday morning, April 30, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). The FRSC spokesperson in the state, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, in a statement said the incident occurred at about 12.45 a.m. Ogungbemi explained that the six passengers escaped when a Toyota Camry car with registration number AAB53AJ collided with a mini Suzuki bus (Korepo) with registration number SGB914XA. She said: "Six passengers were involved in the accident leading to only two persons sustaining severe injuries. "The accident occurred due to lack of patience by the drivers and also total disobedient to the Road Traffic Act." According to her, the two injured person...
Lagos Detects Lies In Amputee Hawker, Mary Daniel’s Claims, Seizes N25m Donation
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Lagos Detects Lies In Amputee Hawker, Mary Daniel’s Claims, Seizes N25m Donation

Claims by Mary Daniel, the Oshodi amputee hawker that she lost a leg in an accident that killed all passengers, including her parents when she was a teenager, have been discovered as false, The Nation learnt on Wednesday evening. Daniel became a sensation weeks ago after pictures of her selling water at Oshodi emerged on social media and attracted sympathy from Nigerians across the world. Daniel, in an interview, claimed she was an orphan with a baby and an aged grandmother to fend for. She narrated how life dealt her several blows and she had to drop out of school and hit the streets to make ends meet. Following her harrowing tales, Nigerians started donating money through her bank account made public with about N25m raised. This prompted the state government to immedia...
Man Burnt to Death in Kwara Accident
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Man Burnt to Death in Kwara Accident

A man was burnt to death in an accident involving four trailers and a petrol tanker in Kwara state. The accident happened at about 9:00 am on Monday, April 26, at Bode Saadu-Jebba expressway, Moro local government area of Kwara State. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the state Fire Service, Hasan Adekunle confirmed the incident and said the accident was caused by overspeeding by the drivers, resulting in a head-on collision. The impact of the crash led to a fire outbreak and burnt the goods in the trailers. A man was also burnt beyond recognition. Hasan Adekunle said: "Today, April 26, 2021, at about 08:53hrs, Men of the Kwara State Fire Service were summoned to a road accident by one FRSC officer called Azeez Olaolu. The accident occurred along the Bode-Saadu-Jeb...
Nine Wedding Guests Reportedly Die in Fatal Road Accident in Edo
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Nine Wedding Guests Reportedly Die in Fatal Road Accident in Edo

Nine wedding guests have reportedly perished in a ghastly road accident in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo State. The accident which involved a commercial bus belonging to Who Go Better Transport Company and a truck, occurred at Ekpon Junction, along the Agbor-Ewohimi Road on Saturday, April 24. It was gathered that the victims were travelling from Benin City to Ewatto in Esan South-East Local Government Area of the state to attend a wedding ceremony of their friend and relation. According to reports, the truck loaded with cement rammed into the bus few kilometres to their destination. Out of the ten wedding guests, only one person identified as DJ Nasco, survived. Lone survivor One of the deceased have been identified as Constance Omoijade, a 2018 graduate of t...
Video Shows the Fatal Accident that took Basketball Player, Terrence Clarke’s life
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Video Shows the Fatal Accident that took Basketball Player, Terrence Clarke’s life

Video has emerged showing the fatal car crash that took former University of Kentucky basketball player Terrence Clarke’s life. Clarke, the 19-year-old former UK Wildcats basketball player who recently declared for the 2021 draft, died in Los Angeles on April 22, 2021. According to Los Angeles police, the accident happened at 2:10 p.m. Pacific time when Clarke, speeding, ran a red light and hit another car before slamming into a utility pole and a wall. Clarke "was not wearing his seatbelt properly," police told WKYT, and was alone in the vehicle. Kentucky head coach John Calipari confirmed Clarke’s death, writing on Twitter: "I am absolutely gutted and sick tonight. I ask that everyone take a moment tonight to say a prayer for Terrence Clarke and his family. May he Rest In...
Newly Wed man, Four Others Die as 18-seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo
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Newly Wed man, Four Others Die as 18-seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo

At least five persons including a newly wedded man, were confirmed dead after an 18-seater bus plunged into a river in Aponmu village, Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state. The 18-seater bus with registration number Lagos AAA 859 XC which took off from Lagos, plunged into the Owena river on Sunday afternoon, April 18, killing at least five passengers including the driver. According to an eyewitness, the driver lost control of the vehicle due to high speed while it was raining, and plunged the bus into the river which is about 25 feet from the surface. The witnesses said the rain prevented help from getting to the trapped passengers for over an hour. The new groom identified as Adewale, was said to be returning to Akure with his wife after the wedding at the I...
Hit-and-run Driver Kills a Child in Anambra
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills a Child in Anambra

An unidentified speeding driver of a Toyota Camry car with registration number KJA-172CE, killed a male child crossing the road in Nteje, the headquarter of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. The accident happened opposite Oyi Divisional Police Headquarters on Sunday night, April 11. Mr Andrew Kumapayi, the FRSC Sector Commander in Anambra, who confirmed the incident in Awka on Monday, April 12, said that a total of six persons – one male adult, one female adult, two male children, and two female children, were involved in the accident. “One male child crossing the road was knocked down by the speeding driver, and was rushed to Chira hospital, Awkuzu by FRSC rescue team from Nteje. The child was later confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. His body has been deposited a...
Five Adamawa Men Burnt to Death in Ghastly Motor Accident on their Way to a Friend’s Engagement Ceremony in Kaduna
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Five Adamawa Men Burnt to Death in Ghastly Motor Accident on their Way to a Friend’s Engagement Ceremony in Kaduna

Five men from Adamawa State have been killed in a ghastly car accident on their way to Kaduna State. Details of the targic accident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the men were burnt beyond recognition in the crash which occurred on Saturday, April 11. An aide to the Adamawa State Governor, Miracle Musa, said that the five men were on their way to Kaduna to attend a friend's engagement ceremony. "Five Adamawa boys, all perished, burnt beyond recognition. On their way to Kaduna to convey " kayan tambaya" for their friend's engagement. Three are from Bekaji while the other two were from Karewa GRA." he wrote. Two of the men have been so far identified as Saddam Aje Shinguboi and Mwaniya Japhet Gajere. Meanwhile, the senator representing Adamawa North, Isha...
Tiger Woods Was Driving Almost Twice the Speed Limit before Car Crash, L.A. sheriff says
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Tiger Woods Was Driving Almost Twice the Speed Limit before Car Crash, L.A. sheriff says

Golfer, Tiger Wood's crash report has been revealed and he was more seriously injured than initial reports indicated. The 15-time major champion was involved in a single-car crash on  February 23, in California, and was rushed to a hospital, where he underwent successful surgery over multiple leg injuries. His gruesome wounds were detailed in an incident report filed by Los Angeles first responders, obtained by TMZ Sports. “Knocked unconscious, laceration to the lower front jaw, bruised right and left rib cage, fractured right tibia and fibula, possible right ankle injury,” the report read, under the section labeled “describe injuries.” The report also gives more detail about Woods’ leg injury, reading “open fracture, mid-shaft on his right leg, below knee,” according to th...
FRSC Returns N716,800 Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased
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FRSC Returns N716,800 Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has returned N716, 800 found at an accident scene in Anambra State, to the family of the deceased passenger. The Unit Commander in Oraifite, Mr Bamidele Ayanwale, who handed over the sum on Tuesday, April 6, said that the cash was recovered when the FRSC officers were on a rescue mission after the accident. Ayanwale said that the accident which involved a Nissan bus with registration number LSH-517YG and a truck with registration number GGU-83XA, happened on March 22, at Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. The FRSC boss said seven persons: three males and four females were involved in the crash, adding that the driver and a passenger, Mrs Oparaocha in the bus later died. He said that the money belonging to late Mr...
Quindon Tarver of ‘Romeo + Juliet’ Fame Dies in Car Crash
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Quindon Tarver of ‘Romeo + Juliet’ Fame Dies in Car Crash

Singer Quindon Tarver, best known for his emotional performance in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, has died in a car crash aged 38. Tarver’s uncle Willie confirmed the tragic news that the former child star had crashed his car in Texas. "He had an accident — all we know is he had a wreck, crashed into a wall somewhere on George Bush (Turnpike)," he said. Tarver began singing in church choirs. He went on to appear as a choir boy and cover Prince’s When Doves Cry and Rozalla’s Everybody’s Free in the 1996 film Romeo + Juliet. The songs were featured on the film’s soundtrack, which sold more than two million copies. On the back of this success, his version of When Doves Cry featured on a second soundtrack album for the film. It reached number three on the ARIA charts ...
Man Dies in Lone Fatal Accident in Anambra
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Man Dies in Lone Fatal Accident in Anambra

One person has been confirmed dead in a fatal accident that occurred at the Zik Roundabout in Onitsha, Anambra state on Thursday, April 1. According to reports, the crash was between an unidentified driver of a Toyota Highlander Jeep with registration number AWK399EX and a stationary Mark Truck without a registration number. FRSC officials in the state say the crash was caused by overspeeding on the part of the driver of the Toyota Highlander who lost control of his vehicle and rammed into the stationary parked Truck by the side of the road. The driver was taken to Toronto hospital Onitsha by FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Outpost and confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and his body deposited at the Morgue.
Four Secondary School Students Crushed to Death in Ibadan
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Four Secondary School Students Crushed to Death in Ibadan

Four pupils of Ejioku Secondary School in the Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo state have died after a sand-laden truck crushed them to death on Monday March 29. According to reports, the pupils were going to school on a motorcycle when the truck crushed them to death along Iwo-Ibadan expressway. The unfortunate incident caused students of the school to vandalize articulated vehicles in Ejioku. "It happened less than one hour ago. Four pupils of the Ejioku secondary school were crushed by a truck. Students have started vandalising trucks in Ejioku. They are still here as I speak. Police must come around to ensure law and order. This is taking another dimension now. The students are on rampage'' an eyewitness said Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state pol...
Czech Republic’s richest man, Petr Kellner dies in Alaska helicopter crash
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Czech Republic’s richest man, Petr Kellner dies in Alaska helicopter crash

Petr Kellner, Czech Republic’s richest man has been killed in a helicopter crash in Alaska, his financial group PPF has said “We announce with the deepest grief that, in a helicopter accident in Alaska mountains on Saturday, March 27, the founder and majority owner of the PPF group, Mr Petr Kellner, died tragically,” PPF said in a statement. The 56-year-old billionaire and four others died in the crash, whose circumstances were being investigated.. Alaska State Troopers said Kellner and other victims were aboard an Airbus AS350 B3 helicopter when it went down near Knik Glacier northeast of Anchorage at 6.35pm on Saturday, March 27. A sixth person on board was in a serious but stable condition at an Anchorage hospital, Alaska State Troopers said. The others killed wer...
Woman Dies While Speeding to Catch her ‘Cheating’ husband
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Woman Dies While Speeding to Catch her ‘Cheating’ husband

A Ghanaian woman died in an accident while allegedly speeding to catch her "cheating" husband. According to reports, the deceased had been reliably informed that her husband had been seen with another woman. As she rushed off to catch him in the act, she had an accident. Ghanaian journalist, Mabel Aku Banesseh broke the news, writing: "A woman died on the motorway.She was going to Tema to verify claims there was a woman in her husband’s car. She never got there to even know whether or not the said woman was her hubby’s cousin.co-worker or mere friend. Don’t allow lies to lead you to your grave."
Man Seen with Ladder Sticking Out of his Head after he Impaled Himself While Doing Renovations at home
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Man Seen with Ladder Sticking Out of his Head after he Impaled Himself While Doing Renovations at home

A man had to be rushed to hospital after a ladder became impaled in his head. Erkan Kacar, 43, was planning to do some renovations on his home, in the district of Ilkadim in the northern Turkish city of Samsun, when the accident happened. According to local news site Sabah, he stretched out to reach some tools which were stored on a high shelf along with the ladder, but as he grappled for his gear, the ladder fell onto his head. A sharp iron protrusion from the three-step ladder lodged into Erkan's head and would not come loose, so an ambulance and emergency team were called to the scene. An emergency team was unable to cut the iron nub away from the ladder, so Erkan had to be taken to the hospital with the ladder still attached to his head. However, on the way t...
Man Dies in Fatal Accident in Anambra
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Man Dies in Fatal Accident in Anambra

A yet-to-be-identified driver of a Toyota Carina with registration number FD310ABC was involved in a fatal crash at Tollgate Nteje Onitsha road on Thursday evening March 25, which left one person dead and two others seriously injured. According to eyewitnesses, the crash was as a result of speeding which led to the loss of control of the wheel. Three persons, 2 male adults and 1 female adult, were involved in the accident. One male adult and one female adult sustained varying degrees of injuries and were rushed to St Charles Borromeo hospital by the FRSC rescue team from Nteje Command. One of the male adults was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and his body has been deposited at Wisdom Mortuary Awkuzu. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the sector Commander Anambra State ...
Lazio Midfielder, Daniel Guerini is Dead
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Lazio Midfielder, Daniel Guerini is Dead

  Lazio midfielder, Daniel Guerini. is dead. He died at the age of 19 following a car accident in Rome. Guerini’s death was confirmed by Lazio via their official Twitter handle. The incident reportedly happened around 8pm on Wednesday and two other people are believed to be in critical condition. “We are shocked by the pain. The president and all the people involved with Lazio are together with the family of the young Daniel Guerini,” Lazio tweeted on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, other Serie A clubs, including Torino and Fiorentina, paid their tributes to Guerini. “The President, Urbano Cairo and the whole Torino Football Club are incredulous and deeply saddened, gather around the Guerini family for the tragic death of Daniel, our former Primavera player,” Tori...
Kylie Jenner faces backlash for asking her followers to donate towards her makeup artist’s treatment after he was involved in an accident
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Kylie Jenner faces backlash for asking her followers to donate towards her makeup artist’s treatment after he was involved in an accident

Kylie Jenner has been slammed for asking her followers to donate to makeup artist, Samuel Rauda's surgery. Samuel Rauda, celebrity makeup artist and friend of cosmetics entrepreneur Kylie Jenner, was in a serious car accident earlier this month, resulting in serious head injuries. Rauda's family set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for his medical expenses and Kylie shared the GoFundMe and asked her followers to donate for his brain surgery. Kylie posted: "May God watch over you and protect you @makeupbysamuel. Everyone take a moment to say a prayer for Sam who got in an accident this past weekend. And swipe up to visit his families go fund me." Kylie Jenner donated $5,000 towards the fund, while other celebrities like Bella Thorne, Sofia Richie and Huda Kattan also do...
19 Dead, 34 Injured in Fatal Accident along Kaduna-Abuja highway
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19 Dead, 34 Injured in Fatal Accident along Kaduna-Abuja highway

Nineteen persons have died in a fatal road crash which occurred at the Kateri axis of the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday March 21. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, March 22, said 34 others were injured and are now receiving treatment in a hospital. According to Aruwan, the crash, which occurred late on Sunday evening, March 21, involved a commercial DAF trailer and was caused by a combination of speeding, and an exploding tyre, leading to a loss of control, which caused the vehicle to veer into the bush. "A total of fifty-three (53) people were involved in the crash; 16 of these died on the spot, with three others later confirmed dead. Thirty-four (34) sustained injuries which r...
Seven including School Children Killed in Fatal Accident along Calabar-Itu Highway
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Seven including School Children Killed in Fatal Accident along Calabar-Itu Highway

At least seven persons including school children have been confirmed dead with scores of others injured in a fatal auto accident along the Calabar-Itu road in Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom state. The accident which occurred on Monday morning, March 15, along Ntak Inyang area of the highway involved a fuel tanker and two tricycles conveying school children and some passengers. The Ntak Inyang area is currently under repair by the state government after it was cut off by a landslide. The Niger Pet Construction firm handling the remedial work had closed one side of the road to traffic forcing all vehicles to ply just one lane of the highway. According to information at the scene of the accident, some bystanders said the Keke driver and the passengers inclu...
Truck Crushes Shop Owner to Death in Abeokuta
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Truck Crushes Shop Owner to Death in Abeokuta

A woman was crushed to death inside her shop after a truck drove off its lane on the Lagos Abeokuta expressway and rammed into her shop. According to reports, the accident involved an Iveco truck with registration number KSF 209 XY, which occurred at the Obada Oko corridor of the Lagos Abeokuta-expressway Monday, March 8. Eyewitnesses say two trucks on the same lane were recklessly struggling right of way and in the process, one of them lost track of the road and rammed into a shop and house by the road, killing the woman who had just had her bath and was doing her makeup when she was killed. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, attributed the accident to reckless driving. He said ...
Gernot Rohr Reacts after Top Neurosurgeon Warns Against Rushing Victor Osimhen back to the Field Following Brain Trauma
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Gernot Rohr Reacts after Top Neurosurgeon Warns Against Rushing Victor Osimhen back to the Field Following Brain Trauma

Nigeria national team coach, Gernot Rohr has  reacted after a top Neurosurgeon warned  against rushing Napoli striker Victor Osimhen back to the field after he sustained brain trauma following a collision with another player in a league game last month. The Italian neurosurgeon, Alfredo Bucciero who treated Victor Osimhen said he won’t give Osimhen the all-clear unless he is absolutely sure there are no lasting effects from being knocked unconscious after falling awkwardly and hitting his head on the ground, leaving him with head trauma and no memory of the accident. “He returned to training, but before we send him back out onto the pitch to play, we need to make absolutely sure he is in perfect condition." The doctor told Radio Marte. “There will be another MRI scan and t...
Akwa Ibom Pastor Survives Ghastly Motor Accident Without a Scratch
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Akwa Ibom Pastor Survives Ghastly Motor Accident Without a Scratch

The Senior Pastor, Full Life Christian Center, Rev. Ntia I. Ntia on Saturday, came out unhurt after his car somersaulted in Akwa Ibom The accident happened along IBB Way, Uyo, when the pastor was heading home after evangelism. It was gathered that the church had held a Praise Session after which they embarked on evangelism then returned to the premises where they were dismissed for the day. Pastor Ntia was said to have been driving when the car suddenly somersaulted. After leaving the accident scene, the pastor went to an Uyo based hospital for check up where he was confirmed hale and hearty.
Driver Dies in Accident Involving Gombe Governor’s Convoy
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Driver Dies in Accident Involving Gombe Governor’s Convoy

An accident involving the convoy of Governor Inuwa Yahaya  of Gombe State has reportedly claimed the life of a driver. The accident occurred while the Governor was returning to his State from Bauchi where he attended a meeting of the Northeast Governors’ Forum. It was gathered that one of the tyres of the SUV conveying the Director-General Press Affairs of Gombe Ismaila Uba Misilli, deflated while in motion. Daily Trust reported that the driver of the vehicle simply identified as Malam Babangida died after losing control of the vehicle, while the other occupants sustained injuries. Those in the ill-fated vehicle were identified as Misilli, Umar Mahmud Gwani of GMC TV, his Cameraman, Mohammed Adamu Osama, and a Photographer, Malam Auwal. They are currently being treated at t...
Mammoth crowd as Katsina billionaire buries his son killed in power bike accident
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Mammoth crowd as Katsina billionaire buries his son killed in power bike accident

Mammoth crowd of sympathizers, former Governors, friends, government officials and associates bid farewell to Nura Dahiru Mangal, the son of Katsina billonaire businessman, Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, as his remains were buried today March 4. LIB reported that the 30-year-old University of Manchester graduate was involved in the accident on Wednesday, while riding his power bike along Dutsimma road, Katsina. The incident reportedly happened not too far from Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic. He was rushed to the Katsina General Hospital, where he was confirmed dead. His funeral prayer for the deceased was by 10am on Thursday at the Mangal Mosque, Kofar Kwaya, in Katsina. Also in attendance are the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, among others...
Pebetsi Survives Car Accident And Attempted Hijacking
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Pebetsi Survives Car Accident And Attempted Hijacking

  South African actress, Pebetsi Matlaila is safe and sound following a traumatic experience she and her family endured over the weekend. The expectant mom and newlywed took to Instagram to inform her followers that they got into a car accident whilst trying to escape a hijacking. Pebetsi revealed that she had dinner with her husband and daughter on Friday night so the incident happened when they left. “On Friday night (coming back from dinner with a loved one at the airport) my family and I were involved in a car accident while escaping an attempted hijacking. Besides the shock and minor injuries, everyone involved in the accident survived with no casualties reported, we thank God,” the actress wrote on her IG stories. As a pregnant woman, she had to be treated in hospital b...
10 policemen injured in accident involving Governor Bala’s convoy
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10 policemen injured in accident involving Governor Bala’s convoy

An accident involving the convoy of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, has left 10 policemen injured.   The accident occurred on Monday March 1, while the governor was inspecting a 60- kilometer road project in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA).   It was gathered that the Toyota Hilux conveying the police officers veered off the road around 1:30 p.m and somersaulted twice after losing control as a result of the huge dust that made visibility almost impossible.   No life was lost and those injured have been taken to Bununu general hospital in Tafawa Balewa LGA for treatment.
Tiger Woods Breaks his Silence 5 Days after Horrific Car Crash
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Tiger Woods Breaks his Silence 5 Days after Horrific Car Crash

Tiger Woods has spoken out following last week horrific car crash that left him with serious injuries. In his first public statement since the accident, the American professional golfer thanked his fans for their support after his successful surgery. "It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on the tv and saw all the red shirts," Tiger tweeted. "To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time." According to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, the crash occurred just after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb, 23 in Rancho Palos Verdes, a city located in southwest Los Angeles Tiger was said to have been driving at a "relatively greater speed than normal" when the accident occurred. He has undergone multiple procedures to treat in...
Cemetery Worker Dies after Being Buried Alive when Grave he was Digging Collapsed on him
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Cemetery Worker Dies after Being Buried Alive when Grave he was Digging Collapsed on him

A gravedigger was killed after a grave he was digging collapsed in on itself and buried him alive. Rodwin Allicock , 42, died after the accident at Washington Memorial Park in Mount Sinai on New York’s Long Island on Tuesday morning, February 23. According to Suffolk County police, he was inside the empty seven-foot deep plot and was leveling out the bottom, when the walls suddenly caved in, burying him alive. His co-cemetery workers rushed over and attempted to dig him out after the accident, but were unable to get to him, NY Daily News reported. It was after first responders from the police Emergency Service Section and four local fire departments arrived, they were able to bring him out but it was too late to save him from dying. Allicock was pronounced dead at the scene...
Rising Nigerian Music Act, Banjo Out with ‘Feel Your Love’
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Rising Nigerian Music Act, Banjo Out with ‘Feel Your Love’

Banjó is a Nigerian Canadian AfroPop musician, songwriter and record producer. He’s had a love for music since childhood and has always dreamed to share his gift with the world. After a near-death accident 7 years ago – though his passion for music remained – his resilience changed. Now fueled by the determination to make most of life’s second chance he has chosen to pursue his passion vigorously. In December 2020, Banjó released a three-song E.P - "Loverboy Vibez", "Don't Break It" and "Feel Your Love". Here is a viral video of one of the songs ("Feel Your Love"): Watch here: https://youtu.be/Qg6aAXdPjAg 
Update: Tiger Woods is Awake and Recovering in Hospital after Car Crash
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Update: Tiger Woods is Awake and Recovering in Hospital after Car Crash

Golf legend, Tiger Woods was involved in a single-car crash on Tuesday morning, February 23,  in California, and was taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery over multiple leg injuries. An official statement has been released from Woods' official account after the car crash, providing an update on Woods' medical status after his surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. “We thank everyone for the overwhelming support and messages during this tough time,” the statement read. “As previously communicated, Tiger was involved in a single-car accident earlier this morning in California. He has undergone a long surgical procedure on his lower right leg and ankle after being brought to the hospital.” “Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extrem...
We will deliver on lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty – President Buhari assures Nigerians
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We will deliver on lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty – President Buhari assures Nigerians

President Buhari has said that his administration's plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty did not come by accident or something they just ''bumped into,” but is a deliberate one that will be pursued with remarkable grit and determination. Speaking on Tuesday February 23 at a meeting with the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), President Buhari agreed with the Council that the country required a poverty reduction strategy that will usher in a “rapid, sustained, sustainable and inclusive economic growth. According to a statement released by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, President Buhari wondered why a holistic agenda on poverty reduction was never contemplated by pasts administrations when the Nation's revenue was at an all-time high.   “I ...
Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash
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Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash

  Tiger Woods is on admission at a hospital after a car crash in L.A. County. The accident occured on Tuesday morning. The golfer was pulled from the vehicle, according to TMZ. L.A. Sheriff’s Department said at 7:12 AM, they responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. “The vehicle sustained major damage. The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” officials said. “Mr. Woods was extricated from the wrec…then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.” The cause of the accident is being investigated. Woods, 45, was in the area f...
Wikki Tourists FC Bus Burnt In Accident
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Wikki Tourists FC Bus Burnt In Accident

Wikki Tourists fc involved in an accident, team bus burnt to ashes along Kibo road on our way to Uyo for match day 11 of the #npfl.2021 against. Dakkada fc. No life was lost, thanks be to God. Wtfc Media 18/2/2021
US Rapper, Ketchy The Great of Los Angeles group Stinc Team Killed in Car crash
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US Rapper, Ketchy The Great of Los Angeles group Stinc Team Killed in Car crash

American rapper, Ketchy The Great of Los Angeles group, Stinc Team, has died following a car accident. News of the rapper's death was confirmed by his representatives through Pitchfork on Tuesday February 16. Ketchy, born Jameon Davis, was known for being in the underground rap group Stinc Team, fronted by Drakeo The Ruler. Drakeo paid tribute on Twitter, writing: "Long live Ketchy The Great," before revealing his friend was hit by a car. Speaking briefly on Instagram Live, Ketchy's pal addressed the rumours around his death, saying: "Don't make it seem like...c'mon, bro. You know how these n***** gon' get. "It's on the news. It's on the s**t. N**** got hit by a car... You know they finna start, though." Paying tribute to the Los Angeles-based rapper, Biz Markie t...
Nigerian Medical Doctor and Only Son Dies in Fatal Motor Accident two Months to his Wedding
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Nigerian Medical Doctor and Only Son Dies in Fatal Motor Accident two Months to his Wedding

A medical doctor identified as Chidera Alexander Ifudu, has died in a motor accident two months to his wedding. The accident involving his Lexus SUV occurred on Friday morning, February 12, along Port Harcourt/Aba Expressway. Details of the accident are sketchy, however, it was gathered that he was trying to avoid hitting a pedestrian when his car veered off the road and crashed. The deceased who worked at ESUT Teaching Hospital, Enugu, is reportedly the only son of his father. Dr. Ifudu and Judith Ogochukwu's traditional was scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Umuahia-South local Govenment Area of Abia state and the church wedding on Saturday, April 10, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Independence Layout, Enugu. Below is a tribute posted by his friend, Aguli D...
Train Rams into a Loaded Trailer at Fagba, Lagos
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Train Rams into a Loaded Trailer at Fagba, Lagos

A train rammed into a loaded trailer on Monday morning, February, 15, along Fagba Railway in Lagos. It was reported that the loaded trailer attempted to drive past the railway just as the train was approaching, but was unfortunately rammed into by the train conveying passengers to their respective destinations. The  train and the loaded trailer stuck at the scene while some passengers can be heard blaming the driver of the trailer for reckless driving. It is unclear if there are any casualties from the accident.
EPL: Arsenal “Offered Vardy a Lot of Money” – Wenger
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EPL: Arsenal “Offered Vardy a Lot of Money” – Wenger

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has admitted that the club “offered a lot of money” to land Jamie Vardy in 2016. However, Vardy eventually decided to stay with Leicester City. The England striker became one of the most sought after players in England, after he fired the Foxes to the Premier League title. One of his admirers was Arsenal. When asked on beIN Sports how close he came to signing Vardy, Wenger said: “I offered him a lot of money at the time. “Leicester had just won the championship in 2016, and [Vichai] Srivaddhanaprabha at the time, who unfortunately after had the helicopter accident, did absolutely not want to lose him and they offered him a longer contract and approximately the same money, if not more.”
Driver Burnt to Death in Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion
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Driver Burnt to Death in Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion

The driver of a diesel laden tanker has been reportedly burnt to death following an explosion which occurred at Atoyo, outbound Ijebu Ode along Ijebu Ode Ogbere expressway in Ogun State on Friday February 12. Spokesperson of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement,  Babatunde Akinbiyi told Channels Television  that the accident occurred at 10:45 am and was caused by reckless driving by the driver of the tanker who was alone in the truck.   Akinbiyi said;   “The driver of the Diesel laden tanker was driving recklessly when it suddenly lost control and fell on its side with its content spilling on the road before it exploded. “The driver, according to eyewitness account was the only occupant in the vehicle when the unfortunate incident happened and was...
Davido’s Former PA, Aloma, Survives Ghastly Accident (Photos)
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Davido’s Former PA, Aloma, Survives Ghastly Accident (Photos)

Davido's former PA, Idris Aloma has survived a ghastly road accident. The entertainer is fortunate to be alive as he has now taken to social media to express his gratitude to God after he came out unhurt. Photos from the scene of the crash show the car with major damages. Sharing the sad incident with his fans and followers on his official Instagram handle on Thursday, February 11, he wrote; "Thank God for Life"  
Kobe Byrant: US Investigators Announce Cause of Crash
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Kobe Byrant: US Investigators Announce Cause of Crash

  The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined the cause of the January 26, 2020, crash that killed NBA legend, Kobe Bryant. The accident claimed the lives of others: Bryant’s daughter Gianna, Christina Mauser; Payton and Sarah Chester; John, Keri and Alyssa Altobelli; and Zobayan. The chopper took off after 9 a.m. from John Wayne Airport in Orange County, heading to Camarillo Airport for the second day of a weekend tournament at the Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks. NTSB concluded that the helicopter pilot, Ara Zobayan, should not have flown into cloudy conditions. Investigators found that his decision to fly resulted in his spatial disorientation and loss of control of the aircraft. Zobayan’s “likely” self-induced pressure to get Bryant to his d...
Borno accident: Zulum’s aide clarifies “death” of Mai Kanuribe of Lagos, others
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Borno accident: Zulum’s aide clarifies “death” of Mai Kanuribe of Lagos, others

The Borno State Government says the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum was not involved in any accident. His spokesman, Isa Gusau, gave the clarification in a statement in reaction to a fatal auto crash on Tuesday. Gusau confirmed the death of Mai Kanuribe (King of Kanuri) of Lagos, Mustapha Muhammad, and two others who died along Maiduguri-Mafa road. He said the Mai had traveled to Mafa in solidarity with the Zulum administration and the All Progressives Congress (APC). “However, the Mai left Mafa on his way back to Maiduguri, while the governor was still in Mafa. The governor, Senator Kashim Shettima and some leaders came across the accident on way back from Mafa. “As expected, the governor and those accompanying him, followed bodies of the Mai, and others, to their familie...
Jack Grealish Pays For Funeral Of Aston Villa Fan Who Died In Car Crash
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Jack Grealish Pays For Funeral Of Aston Villa Fan Who Died In Car Crash

  In a touching gesture, England international Jack Grealish has donated £2,000 towards the funeral of a young Aston Villa supporter who sadly lost her life in a car accident. Mia Craen, 18, was driving her Fiat 500 to her new home in Southwater, West Sussex on Saturday when she collided with a tree at around 12:30pm. The teenager tragically died at the scene. Mia, who was a huge Villa fan, mentioned that her favourite player was Jack Grealish; so friend Rosie Fletcher asked her friends and family to tag the 25-year-old midfielder in an Instagram post. "Given that she was a huge @avfcofficial and @jackgrealish fan, we would like to get recognition for Mia and the amazing person she was." Rosie wrote. The story was shared by many on the social media platform and it ev...
Derailed Truck Kills Pedestrian on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
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Derailed Truck Kills Pedestrian on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A pedestrian was crushed to death after a truck carrying sacks of grain derailed off the Lagos-Ibadan road today Wednesday, February 3. The truck driver reportedly lost control of the wheel and derailed off the road. Sadly, the pedestrian who was walking by the road was hit and crushed to death. The body has since been removed from the road. The accident has caused serious traffic along the expressway. Men of the Nigeria Police, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), and others have arrived the scene to restore normal flow of traffic. Efforts are also being made to remove the faulty truck and its content from ther road
Popular Abuja Disk Jockey, DJ Tunice, Dies after Falling and Hitting his Head at his Home
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Popular Abuja Disk Jockey, DJ Tunice, Dies after Falling and Hitting his Head at his Home

A popular Abuja-based disk jockey, DJ Tunice, has died. DJ Tunice is said to have died on Monday night, February 1 after suffering a domestic accident. According to his close friends, the deceased was mopping the floor in his apartment when he slipped and hit his head on the ground. He was rushed to different hospitals but was allegedly rejected until he died. His friends have taken to social media to express shock at his demise. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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