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Tiwa Savage Sex Video with lover – How video was leaked
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Tiwa Savage Sex Video with lover – How video was leaked

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage who claimed she is being blackmailed over a sex video of herself and her partner, has shared how it was leaked Speaking in an interview with American OAP, Angie Martinez of Power 105.1, the singer revealed that her partner mistakenly posted the video on SnapChat, but deleted it immediately. She said: “It is not from someone working closely with me. What happened is that the person did it on Snap and he posted it by accident, but he quickly deleted it. “However, someone got it before he could delete it. It is a very short video, but it is me. It is going to be out there and I can just imagine the memes. I just found out yesterday. I could not sleep last night. We tried to stall them, but I later decided that I am going to own the narrative. I am ...
Truck crushes MOUAU student to death in Abia State
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Truck crushes MOUAU student to death in Abia State

A final year student of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUAU), Umudike, Abia State, was crushed to death by a truck. Chidinma Ogbonna was hit by the truck on Sunday evening, October 3, in Umudike. A video shared from the scene shows her brain scattered all over the road. Eyewitnesses are heard blaming "bad road" for the accident. Students of MOUAU have gone on social media to mourn Chidinma.
Okada passenger dies as rider rams into truck on Lagos-Abeokuta road
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Okada passenger dies as rider rams into truck on Lagos-Abeokuta road

A young woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle, popularly known as okada, has lost her live in an accident along the Lagos-Abeokuta highway. The okada rider was said to have sustained injury in the ugly incident. It was learnt that the accident occurred around 1:49pm on Friday at Iyana Cele, inbound Sango Ota. The accident, DAILY POST learnt, involved an Iveco truck with registration number, KRD 43 XE and a Honda bike, marked GBE 476 WU. Accordingly to an eyewitness at the scene of the accident, the bike man had overtaken a bus, having head-on collision with the truck going on the other direction. Four males and one female were involved in the accident. The only female occupant was said to have died in the road crash. The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement C...
Mother of actress Lindsay Lohan to serve 18 days in jail after pleading guilty to drunk driving
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Mother of actress Lindsay Lohan to serve 18 days in jail after pleading guilty to drunk driving

Dina Lohan, mother of famed actress Lindsay Lohan will be spending 18 days in jail after pleading guilty to a drunk driving charge on Tuesday September 28. The former “Celebrity Big Brother” star pleaded guilty to one charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, as well as leaving the scene of an accident from an incident in Merrick, New York, in January 2020. Dina was reportedly driving outside an Outback Steakhouse, when she allegedly struck another vehicle and left the scene. She was followed home by the driver of the other vehicle and when officers arrived the scene, she reportedly refused to submit to a blood-alcohol test. The felony complaint also claimed 59-year-old Dina had booze on her breath, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech when she was busted. Upon getting...
One confirmed dead as boat capsizes in Lagos
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One confirmed dead as boat capsizes in Lagos

One person has been confirmed dead while 16 others were rescued after an Ikorodu bound boat capsized shortly after it departed CMS Ferry Terminal at 4.35 p.m on Monday, September 27. Lagos Area Manager of the National Inland Waterways Authority, Sarat Braimah, who made the disclosure in a statement released, said that the boat was involved in the accident 15 minutes after it left the CMS terminal. “A 17 passenger boat named “TEMI 3 Global” which departed from CMS Ferry Terminal at 4:35p:m enroute Ikorodu Ferry Terminal on Sept. 27, was involved in an accident. Fifteen minutes into the journey near Adekunle Waterfront, the boat hit an underwater obstacle which broke the hull of the boat and this resulted to the capsize of the boat. There was immediate mobilisation to the site of...
Yobe electoral commission slates October 30 for bye-election in Geidam LG
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Yobe electoral commission slates October 30 for bye-election in Geidam LG

The Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission, (YOSIEC), has set aside Saturday, October 30, 2021 as date for the conduct of bye-election in two wards of Geidam Local Government Area in the state. This was disclosed on Saturday by the chairman of the Commission, Dr. Mamman Mohammed at a stakeholders’ engagement on how to conduct a bye-election to fill in the gap created after the death of two Councillors in Geidam Local Government in line with the provision of the state’s electoral act. “On Friday, 4th June, 2021, a sad report for the death of two Honorable Councilors in Hon. Hassan Bukar Mairami representing Ashekri ward and Hon. Yusuf Mustapha representing Hausari ward all in Geidam local government area came to us. “The death, according to the report was as a result of fatal ...
Two dead, seven injured as car rams into roadside passengers
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Two dead, seven injured as car rams into roadside passengers

Two persons died on Saturday as a Toyota Sienna car rammed into commuters at Kudigbe, along Arigbajo, on the Lagos-Abeokuta highway, Ogun State. DAILY POST learnt that seven persons also sustained injuries in the crash. Babatunde Akinbiyi, Spokesperson, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed that road crash occurred around 7:30 on Saturday morning. According to Akinbiyi, the sienna marked KRD 900 GV, had hit a Ford car, registered as AAB 439 XB and a tricycle, with number plate, AKM 791 VP. He blamed the incident on excessive speeding and loss of control on the part of the Sienna driver. It was stated that the 10 persons were involved in the accident, five males and five females. “The Toyota Sienna driver was on top speed and in its attempt to av...
Michael K Williams died from overdose of fentanyl, heroin and other drugs, medical examiner says
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Michael K Williams died from overdose of fentanyl, heroin and other drugs, medical examiner says

Wire actor, Michael K. Williams died inside his luxury Brooklyn penthouse after ingesting fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine, an autopsy revealed. The American actor, 54, was found dead at his home in Brooklyn on 6 September. The death was ruled an accident. The New York Coroner's office ruled the 54-year-old's death accidental today, naming the cause as 'acute intoxication by the combined effects of fentanyl, heroin and cocaine.' Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent. It can cause death when taken in high doses or when combined with other substances. Williams was discovered unconscious and facedown in the living room of his Williamsburg apartment by his nephew on September 6. A doorman subsequently called 911...
Four die, others injured as bus carrying church band falls into Taraba river
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Four die, others injured as bus carrying church band falls into Taraba river

No fewer than four persons were killed in a road accident after the bus they were travelling in fell into a river in Taraba State. DAILY POST reports that the accident occurred on Sunday afternoon in Sarti, headquarters of the Gashaka Local Government Area of the state. Several other occupants of the bus, said to belong to the Adamawa State branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), were also confirmed to have suffered various degrees of injuries. The bus was said to have been conveying members of the Christian Reform Church-Nigeria (CRC-N) unity band back to Yola, the Adamawa state capital. According to an eyewitness account, the passengers, who were all members of the band were being conveyed back from the National Music Concert of CRC-N Unity Band, held in Serti, ...
Newly-elected Johannesburg Mayor dies in car accident
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Newly-elected Johannesburg Mayor dies in car accident

Newly elected Mayor of Johannesburg, Jolidee Matongo has died in a car accident which occurred on Saturday September 18. The 46-year-old politician who was elected a month ago, was returning from campaigning with South Africa’s president for voter registration in Soweto township ahead of local elections, when the accident happened. Local media reported that his vehicle collided with a van while trying to avoid a pedestrian who had run on to the road. The pedestrian and the other vehicle's driver also died, but Mr Matongo's two bodyguards are being treated in hospital for their injuries. Commenting on his death, President Cyril Ramaphosa said; “It is hard to comprehend this tragedy, given the vitality and passion with which Mayor Matongo interacted with me and residents of...
Army chief, Attahiru: AIB submits interim report on plane crash to Air Force
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Army chief, Attahiru: AIB submits interim report on plane crash to Air Force

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has submitted an interim report on the plane crash that killed ex-Nigerian Army chief, Lt-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and other officers. AIB Commissioner, Engr. Akin Olateru presented the document to the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Amao at the NAF Headquarters, Abuja. A NAF King Air 350 aircraft crashed at the Kaduna airport on May 21, 2021. A statement on Wednesday by NAF Director of Information, Edward Gabkwet and AIB image-maker, Tunji Oketunbi gave a brief insight into the report. It said after the incident, Amao directed that a joint investigative body consisting of experienced NAF safety officers and the AIB be constituted to investigate. The report is in three sections: the information obtained in the course of the investiga...
Auto crash kills one in Anambra
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Auto crash kills one in Anambra

A road traffic accident involving a truck and a motorcycle at Awkuzu Junction on Nteje-Awka Road, Anambra, on Tuesday resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, the state Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Awka, NAN reports. Irelewuyi said the accident, which occurred at about noon, was caused by speeding and wrongful overtaking. “The crash involved an unidentified driver of a motorcycle, and the driver of a blue Mercedes 911 truck. “Eyewitness reports indicate that the crash occurred when the motorcycle rider, while on top speed and trying to overtake the truck, lost control and crashed into the truck. “The motorcycle rider was taken to Chira Hospital and was confirmed dead by the docto...
Tinsel star, Victor Olaotan is Dead
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Tinsel star, Victor Olaotan is Dead

Tinsel star and veteran actor, Victor Olaotan is dead. Olaotan who had been bedridden for five years after being involved in a ghastly accident which occurred at Apple Junction, in Festac, Lagos while he was driving to movie set, died at the age of 69. His wife, Julia Olaotan confirmed his death, saying she is grateful that he can finally rest after suffering for years. Julia told Premium Times; “He has tried. It is not easy to be trapped in your own body for five years. He can finally rest now." Before his death, Olaotan had been battling for his life in a Turkish hospital for almost three years.
How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide
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How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide

A Nigerian doctor identified as Dr Obafemi, who was the first medical personnel who attended to President Buhari son, Yusuf Buhari after his accident, reportedly committed suicide. Yusuf, who got married to Zahra, daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi in Kano state last week suffered an injury to the head in a power bike in Abuja on December 26, 2017. Yusuf was admitted to Cedacrest Hospital in Abuja, following the bike crash in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja. He was discharged from the hospital on January 12, 2018 and flown abroad for further treatment. Yusuf returned to Nigeria after his medical treatment abroad on Thursday, March 1, 2018. His mother, Aisha Buhari, announced his return to the country on Twitter, saying Yusuf was welcomed back by govt officials. “We th...
21 Nigerian Army Recruits Die In Horrific Jigawa Auto Crash
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21 Nigerian Army Recruits Die In Horrific Jigawa Auto Crash

No less than 21 military recruits have been killed in an accident in Jigawa State, Daily Post reports. The fatal incident happened after their vehicle submerged in water along the Gwaram/basirka road in Jigawa State. Police spokesman man ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident to DAILY POST. He said the military recruits were en route to Gombe State.
Late Gani Fawehinmi’s Eldest Son, Mohammed, dies at 52
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Late Gani Fawehinmi’s Eldest Son, Mohammed, dies at 52

Mohammed Fawehinmi, the first son of the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, is dead. According to family sources, Mohammed died today Wednesday, August 11, after complaining of breathing difficulties. He was said to have woken up complaining of breathing difficulties. He was rushed to the hospital where he died. Born 52 years ago, Mohammed bagged a law degree from the University of Buckingham, England and was called to the Nigerian bar in 1998. In 2003, he had a terrible accident in Lagos, which affected his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair. Mohammed Fawehinmi was unmarried before his death. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Late President Yar’Adua’s son remanded in Yola prison for allegedly killing 4 people
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Late President Yar’Adua’s son remanded in Yola prison for allegedly killing 4 people

  Aminu Yar’Adua, son of late former President Musa Yar’Adua has been remanded in prison for allegedly killing four people in an auto crash in Yola. 36-year-old Aminu is said to be a student of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, and he is being charged to court for allegedly causing death by dangerous driving on 23 June, 2021. In the First Information Report (FIR) tendered in court by police prosecutor Insp. Zakka Musa, it was alleged that while driving along Yola bye pass on 23 June, 2021 , Aminu crushed six people as a result of over speeding. The accident victims are from Sabon Pegi, Yola South Local Government Area, and it was learnt that while 4 died, two others are receiving treatment. The FIR read;   ...
Former Chelsea and Germany midfielder Michael Ballack’s son Emilio dies aged 18
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Former Chelsea and Germany midfielder Michael Ballack’s son Emilio dies aged 18

The Blues offered their condolences to their former star's family following the news amid reports of a quad bike accident Michael Ballack's son Emilio has died aged 18, the ex-Germany international's former club Chelsea have confirmed. Portuguese television station TVI reported that Emilio had died as a result of a quad bike accident. Chelsea offered their condolonces to Ballack and his family by releasing a statement on Twitter. "Everybody associated with Chelsea Football Club is shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Emilio Ballack at the terribly young age of 18," Chelsea announced in a statement . "All our thoughts are with his father Michael and his family at this sad time." Everybody associated with Chelsea Football Club is shocked and saddened to learn o...
Cultists Behead Kwara Poly student
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Cultists Behead Kwara Poly student

A Student of Kwara State Polytechnic identified simply as Olawale, has reportedly been beheaded by suspected cultists in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. The deceased was ambushed on Tuesday August 3 by members of a rival cult group, while on his way home. Severed head of the phone repairer at the popular challenge phone market, Ilorin was found in the morning around Unity roundabout in Ilorin after several hours of search by his aged mother. The remaining part of his body is yet to be not found. His mother said; “Olawale left home past 8 on Monday morning. But when he didn’t return on time which was unusual of him, I called his number several times but there was no response. “We now decided to report at the ‘A’ Division police station and also go to his school and search ho...
Ajax youth talent Gesser dies in car accident aged 16
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Ajax youth talent Gesser dies in car accident aged 16

The Dutch club confirmed in a statement on Saturday that the striker and his 18-year-old brother have both tragically died Ajax youth player Noah Gesser has died in a car accident at the age of 16. The incident took place on Friday evening, with his brother having also been killed. Ajax confirmed the sad news on Saturday and expressed their condolences to Gesser's family
Tragedy As Seven Die, Two Injured In Fatal Crash Along Minna-Suleja Highway
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Tragedy As Seven Die, Two Injured In Fatal Crash Along Minna-Suleja Highway

There was a fatal auto crash along Minna-Suleja highway in Niger state which claimed seven lives and others badly wounded. It was gathered that the accident involving a Mazda salon car and a gulf salon car with registration number KTU 506 BK occurred in the early hours of Thursday, July 22. Five of the victims died at the spot while two others died on their way to the hospital. Two people who were critically injured have been evacuated to a private hospital in Lamatta, in Gurara local government area of the state. According to an eye witness, the accident occurred between Kwakuti and Lambata when the two vehicles, both traveling on opposite direction had a head on collusion. Although the cause of the accident was not immediately known, eye witness however said it was not unconn...
Tragedy Averted as Tanker Crushes Six Vehicles in Ibadan
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Tragedy Averted as Tanker Crushes Six Vehicles in Ibadan

Tragedy was averted on Tuesday morning, July 13, when a tanker crushed six cars in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. It was gathered that the incident happened at Challenge Roundabout around 7am after the driver lost control of the vehicle. Eyewitnesses say the crushed cars were waiting at the traffic light when the accident happened. Fortunately, no life was lost as a result of the accident.  
McGregor Suffers Broken leg in TKO Loss to Poirier
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McGregor Suffers Broken leg in TKO Loss to Poirier

American brawler Dustin Poirier overpowered Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas, winning their lightweight UFC trilogy fight by a TKO after the Irishman appeared to snap his left leg in the waning moments of the opening round. The fight was officially ruled as a “doctor’s stoppage” at the end of the first round after a bloodied McGregor swung and missed a punch then stumbled backwards, his lower leg grotesquely buckling under him near the edge of the octagon. Poirier then pounced on a helpless McGregor, raining down a series of punches and elbows until McGregor was saved by the bell in front of the capacity crowd at the T-Mobile Arena. “This guy was saying he was going to murder me and kill me. I am going to leave here in a coffin,” said Poirier. “You don’t talk to peop...
Hockey star Matiss Kivlenieks, 24, dead after being ‘pursued by fireworks’ projectiles during bizarre accident
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Hockey star Matiss Kivlenieks, 24, dead after being ‘pursued by fireworks’ projectiles during bizarre accident

A hockey goalkeeper, Matiss Kivleniekswho plays for Columbus Blue Jackets died on Sunday following a Fourth of July bizarre accident in Michigan, according to local police. Lt. Jason Meier of the Novi Police Department said Kivlenieks was in a hot tub when a mortar-style firework tilted slightly and started to go off toward people nearby. Kivlenieks and several others were 'pursued by the fireworks.' As he and other people attempted to run away, the 24-year-old slipped and fell, and suffered a head injury. "At the moment, we’re pretty certain this was a tragic accident," Meier said. Emergency services arrived at the scene at 10:13 p.m. local time on Sunday, four minutes late. They rushed Kivlenieks to a local hospital, but he was pronounced dead shortly after. ...
Update: Five confirmed dead in Ibadan gas tanker accident – Police
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Update: Five confirmed dead in Ibadan gas tanker accident – Police

No fewer than five people were killed when a gas tanker rammed into Bode market in Molete area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. LIB reported that the fully loaded gas tanker coming from Idi-Arere lost control and swerved into the market on Sunday morning, July 4. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed that five people died in the accident while many sustained injuries. He said the corpses have been deposited at a morgue, adding efforts were on to evacuate accident vehicles and reveal the identities of the deceased. One of the deceased has been identified as Adewumi Barakat. One Comrd Abdulsalat Omolaj shared her photos on Facebook. "So sad & painful exit......Adewumi Barakat is dead by trailer accident this morning at bode market Ibadan. ...
Oyo Police confirms death of five in Ibadan market accident
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Oyo Police confirms death of five in Ibadan market accident

Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the death of five people in an accident that occurred in Ibadan, the state capital. DAILY POST gathered that some persons were reportedly killed during an accident at Bode market in Ibadan. The market is located along the Challenge/ Oja Oba/ Beere Road. Several other people also sustained various degrees of injuries during the accident. The accident which involved a tanker loaded with gas and a commercial tricycle occurred Sunday morning, Sources said the accident was due to a brake failure. Unconfirmed reports said about ten people lost their lives but the state police command claims only five people died during the accident. Deputy Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Omotayo Oduniyi, when contacted confirmed th...
Olunga: Harambee Stars and Al-Duhail star comes to Matasi’s rescue
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Olunga: Harambee Stars and Al-Duhail star comes to Matasi’s rescue

The forward also paid the medical bills of 30 patients at the Kakamega Referral Hospital after helping his national teammate Kenya international Michael Olunga has come to the aid of his national teammate Patrick Matasi who was asking for help to settle the bills after being involved in an accident. The goalkeeper was involved in a road accident at Kapsabet on his way to Nairobi from Kakamega on June 1. Goal understands the former Posta Rangers and AFC Leopards custodian was traveling alongside his wife and family members in a Toyota Vitz but it rolled several times after hitting a pothole and burst the rear tire.
Pregnant Woman, two Others Die in Another Lagos-Ibadan road crash
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Pregnant Woman, two Others Die in Another Lagos-Ibadan road crash

Three persons, including a pregnant woman, have been reported dead in another Lagos-Ibadan highway accident. It was gathered that the accident which occurred around 4:30am at Danco – Ibafo expressway on Thursday, involved four vehicles – DAF Truck marked XY 895 GGE, Iveco Truck with registration number JBD 16 XY loaded with granite, Mazda bus marked LND 676 XX conveying tomatoes and another Mazda Bus with registration number BDG 755 YA loaded with garri. Eyewitnesses said the Mazda bus driver carrying sacks of garri lost control and rammed into a truck from the rear, triggering multiple hits by other vehicles. They said there were nine passengers in the Mazda bus. Confirming the accident, , Babatunde Akinbiyi the spokesperson of The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcemen...
Robbers Involved Ghastly Accident while Fleeing with a victim’s vehicle
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Robbers Involved Ghastly Accident while Fleeing with a victim’s vehicle

Three armed robbery suspects were on Sunday, June 19th arrested by men of Ogun state police command after they were involved in a ghastly motor accident while escaping with a Toyota Camry car which they allegedly snatched at gunpoint somewhere in Ondo state. DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command, who confirmed their arrest to newsmen, said the suspects were said to be coming from Ondo state, heading towards Lagos, but on getting to a point at Ode Remo, due to dangerous driving, the vehicle hit a culvert and somersaulted. He said the three occupants, sustained varying degrees of injuries and they were rushed to hospital by the policemen from Ode Remo divisional headquarters. While in the hospital, the DPO of Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi, recei...
I feel so empty – Umahi weeps as Ebonyi Commissioner dies
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I feel so empty – Umahi weeps as Ebonyi Commissioner dies

Governor Dave Umahi has expressed sadness over the demise of Ebonyi State Commissioner for Infrastructure Development, Engr. Fidelis Nweze, who died on Tuesday. DAILY POST has reported that the Commissioner died on Tuesday in Abuja after sustaining injuries in a road accident on Saturday along the Enugu-Abakaliki highway. He was said to have underwent a surgery to correct a ruptured intestine before he died. Governor Dave Umahi, while confirming the incident on Tuesday in Abakaliki the Ebonyi State capital, said he was saddened by the sudden death. “At Obunagu in Enugu State they rammed into a stationery truck. He was on seat belt and they were all conscious. He was rushed to Niger Foundation Enugu. “I got to know about it on Sunday and I insisted they move him to Abuja. I s...
Nigerian man and his two children who died in fatal car crash in South Africa laid to rest
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Nigerian man and his two children who died in fatal car crash in South Africa laid to rest

The remains of 42-year-old Nigerian man, Ifeanyichukwu Mba and his two sons, Uchenna, 6, and Chinedu, 1 year and 4 months, have been laid to rest. Ifeanyi from Enugu State and his children were killed in a fatal car accident in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa on Monday night, March 22. His wife, Nomabandla Mbah, 33, was the only survivor in the accident. The family had been travelling along the N2, near Bluewater Bay, when their car veered off the road and hit a barrier.
Gone Girl actress, Lisa Banes Dies Aged 65 after Being Knocked Down by Scooter
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Gone Girl actress, Lisa Banes Dies Aged 65 after Being Knocked Down by Scooter

Actress Lisa Banes has died at the age of 65, it has been confirmed. The Gone Girl actress was struck by a motorised scooter in a hit-and-run that took place on June 4. The accident left her badly injured. She was in critical condition in Mount Sinai Morningside hospital with a traumatic brain injury. Sadly, the actress, who played Marybeth Elliott alongside Ben Affleck in the 2014 thriller Gone Girl, died on Monday, June 14. A New York Police Department spokesperson told Metro.co.uk that no arrests have been made. Reacting to the news, Banes’ friend and singer Jill Sobule shared photos of them together and tweeted: "Just busted. Lisa Banes was magnificent, hilarious, and big-hearted – always helped me through the hard times. She was so beloved by so many." Banes ...
18 killed in ghastly motor accident in Jigawa
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18 killed in ghastly motor accident in Jigawa

No fewer than 18 people have died in a ghastly motor accident in Birninkudu local government area of Jigawa State.   It was gathered that the accident occured close to Malam Alyssa farm along Birninkudu-Kano road at about 6:30 am on Wednesday, June 9.   Spokesperson of the State Police Command, ASP Lawan Shisu Adam, who confirmed the incident said the crash involved two Hummer buses.   "Today, two 18 seater hummer buses from the opposite direction had a head-on collision, as a result, they went in flames where 12 peoples got burnt beyond recognition while 6 people were confirmed dead instantly. Their corpses have been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) BirninKudu." he stated.   The PPRO said that only one of the drivers of the vehicles...
17 young Kano men die in fatal motor accident while returning from friend’s wedding in Kaduna (photos)
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17 young Kano men die in fatal motor accident while returning from friend’s wedding in Kaduna (photos)

Seventeen young men from Kano State have perished in a fatal motor accident along Zaria-Kano highway. It was gathered that the accident occurred on Saturday evening, June 5, when they were returning to Kano after attending the wedding of their friend in Zaria, Kaduna state. The victims were travelling in a Kano Line bus and a RAV 4 car when the fatal accident occured. Some of them are said to be siblings. Sadiq Abdullahi, a friend to one of the deceased, Umar Abba-Sheriff, who confirmed the incident said Sheriff died on the spot along with 11 of the victims while the remaining six passed away in a hospital. Abdullahi said eight of them were from Sani Mainagge area of Gwale Local Government area of the state. The remains of 7 of the victims were laid to rest aro...
Truck crushes two hawkers to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
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Truck crushes two hawkers to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Two female hawkers were on Friday crushed to death by a truck around Lotto, inbound Lagos on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesman, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. Mr Akinbiyi explained that the incident occurred around 3:30 p.m., saying that the driver of the truck, marked SMK 82 XY, lost control, skidded off the road and rammed into two female road-side hawkers, killing them on the spot. The TRACE spokesman stated that three other people were injured in the accident. Mr Akinbiyi said “the truck has been taken to Mowe Divisional Police Station, with the driver in their custody.” He said that the deceased were deposited at the Idera morgue in Sagamu while the in...
13 Killed in a Boat Mishap in Sokoto
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13 Killed in a Boat Mishap in Sokoto

Thirteen persons, including women and children, have died in a boat mishap that occurred in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State. According to reports, the victims were traveling from Doruwa to Ginga when the boat capsized. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Chairman of the local government council, Aliyu Dantine Shagari, said eight of the victims were married women and the remaining five were children and elderly men. He said that the boat might be overloaded. ''There are other causes of boat mishap including strong wind. We are still investigating the matter to know what actually led to the accident.”he said He said the bodies of all the victims have been recovered and buried in line with the Islamic rites.
My Daughter’s Death was not an Accident. She was Killed,” Singer, Ebony Reign’s Father says
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My Daughter’s Death was not an Accident. She was Killed,” Singer, Ebony Reign’s Father says

Father of late Ghanaian singer, Ebony Reigns, Mr. Nana Opoku Kwarteng, aka Starboy Kwarteng, has said that his daughter’s death was not an accident, rather she was killed. Ebony's death on 8 February 2018 shook all fans of her music, including her Nigerian fans. It was especially painful because she had filmed herself just moments before she died in an accident, wearing the same outfit she was wearing in her final video. Now, 3 years after her death, her dad is giving reasons why he believes she was killed. In an interview with Doctor Cann on Happy FM’s Showbiz Xtra, he stated that Ebony’s death was a conspiracy and assured Ghanaians to be on the look out as a lot of secrets will come out during this third year of his daughter’s death. "You will see a lot of things that...
Woman Fortunate to be alive Narrates how she Survived an Accident caused by a Reckless driver
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Woman Fortunate to be alive Narrates how she Survived an Accident caused by a Reckless driver

  A woman is fortunate to be alive after getting involved in an accident that left her with multiple bruises all over her body. Twitter user, Fiyin Akerele narrated how she boarded a bus on Tuesday, May 25, on her way home, thinking it would be like every other short ride. However, moments into the journey, the driver of the commercial bus tried to overtake a car in front and he ended up somersaulting three times, according to eyewitnesses. Fiyin narrated all the thoughts that went through her mind as she and other passengers were inside the somersaulting bus. She thanked God for saving her life and said she's still in shock. Read her post below. Below is a video showing the injuries she sustained.
Lil Nas X Talks SNL Wardrobe Malfunction, Proves It Wasn’t Intentional with Rehearsal Footage
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Lil Nas X Talks SNL Wardrobe Malfunction, Proves It Wasn’t Intentional with Rehearsal Footage

"I want everybody who thought it was a publicity stunt to see that," said Nas after Fallon showed the ending he'd intended for his performance. It was one of the most memorable moments of "Saturday Night Live's" epic season finale, and it was definitely not some sordid planned publicity stunt, as some baselessly speculated. Talking about the surprise wardrobe malfunction that got the world talking the moment his surprised expression turned to the camera, Lil Nas X was quick to emphasize that this was an accident during an appearance on "The Tonight Show." As proof, Fallon offered up a treat for Nas' fans, playing the rehearsal footage of what was supposed to happen after he did that "little sexy dropdown" at the stripper pole. Let's just say, as guest co-host Dave Grohl pointe...
Former Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo’s son, Pharaoh Okadigbo, dies in accident after his car ran under a trailer.
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Former Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo’s son, Pharaoh Okadigbo, dies in accident after his car ran under a trailer.

Pharaoh Okadigbo, the first son of former President of the Senate, Dr Chuba Okadigbo, has died in an accident. The accident occurred on Saturday, May 22, in Abuja. This comes three years after tragedy befell the family when Obiajulu Jideofor Okadigbo, one of Dr Chuba Okadigbo's sons, died in the United States of America from a cold-related ailment. He died on May 29 at the age of 30. President Muhammadu Buhari, whose running mate in the 2003 presidential election was Dr Chuba Okadigbo, has condoled with the Okadigbo family over the death of their son, Pharaoh Okadigbo. The president's condolence message was contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday May 23. Buhari said, "It is very sad to lose such a promising young man,...
“Someone survived this?” Shock as man shares testimony of how he survived car accident
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“Someone survived this?” Shock as man shares testimony of how he survived car accident

Nigerians are shocked after a man shared photos from the scene of the accident he survived. Ade Ori-Okin was in an accident at the Jabi/Kado bridge in Abuja but he came out with only a little scratch on his face. When he shared photos of the car, Twitter users were surprised as they wondered how he survived such. Photos and video from the scene show that his car was crushed beyond repair when it ran under a trailer. The driver's side was the worst hit, yet he came out alive, with no life-threatening injuries. He gave credit to God and his follower joined him in thanking God. Below are tweets and photos shared by the survivor and responses from surprised Twitter users.   See what’s left of the car! So when you see me “...
Bad Weather Caused Military Aircraft Crash that killed the Chief of Army Staff and 10 others – DHQ
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Bad Weather Caused Military Aircraft Crash that killed the Chief of Army Staff and 10 others – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has blamed the plane crash which killed the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military personnel on bad weather. Defence Spokesperson, Onyema Nwachukwu who disclosed that the sad incident  occurred after the aircraft landed at the Kaduna International Airport due to inclement weather, added that the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Lucky Irabor has directed that an Accident Investigation Board be constituted to unravel the immediate and remote cause(s) of the unfortunate accident. The statement read; “It is with a heavy heart that the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) regrets to announce that this evening at about 1800 Hours, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru in company of his entourage, who were on official trip from Abuj...
Truck Crushes three Members of a Family to Death in Ondo (photos)
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Truck Crushes three Members of a Family to Death in Ondo (photos)

Three members of a family have been crushed to death by a truck along Akure-Idanre road in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State. The deceased, all males, were said to be riding on a motorcycle when the truck rammed into them. They all died on the spot. Miffed by the incident, irate okada riders and residents in the area set the truck ablaze. Spokesman for the Ondo Federal Road Safety Corps, Abiola Fadumo, who confirmed the accident to The Nation on Thursday,May 20, said the presence of policemen helped to calm the situation. One of the deceased One of the deceased
Emotional Alisson Dedicates Goal to his Father
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Emotional Alisson Dedicates Goal to his Father

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson has dedicated his match-winning, injury-time goal for Liverpool at West Brom to his late father, who died earlier this year. Alisson became the first goalkeeper in Premier League history to score with a header - and the first to score a winning goal - when he nodded in a 93rd-minute winner that takes Liverpool to within a point of fourth-placed Chelsea. "You can't explain these things. I couldn't be happier than l am now," Alisson told Sky Sports. "I just tried to run into a good place and be in a good position to try and help my players, to bring a defender, but nobody followed me. I am lucky and blessed. Some things you can't explain." Alisson's father died in an accident at his home in Brazil, and the Liverpool goalkeeper reflected:...
“My lower body was detached from the upper body” – Nigerian woman marks 15 years since she survived ghastly motor accident
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“My lower body was detached from the upper body” – Nigerian woman marks 15 years since she survived ghastly motor accident

A Nigerian woman, Mmanti Umoh, has marked 15 years since she survived a ghastly motor accident in Kano state. Taking to Facebook on Saturday, May 15, Ms Umoh narrated how she was in a vegetative state for a long time after the accident and waa waiting for her 'final day.' However, she survived and went on to execute some policy projects around Africa and excelled in various ways. Read her story: In May 2006, 14 to be precise. I was involved in a ghastly motor accident on my way back from church. The driver and rider took off thinking me dead. It was worshippers from ECWA English, Airport Road, Kano that recognized me and raised alarm. My lower body was detached from the upper body. I was bleeding from all openings. It was terrible. I was taken to the International Clini...
Policeman Returns N1.2m Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased victim in Kano
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Policeman Returns N1.2m Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased victim in Kano

A police Sergeant attached to the Kano State Police Command, Kabiru Isah, has returned N1.2 million recovered from an accident scene to the family of the deceased victim. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Abdullahi Haruna, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, May 15, in Kano, said the officer found the huge sum while conducting analysis at an accident scene along Kano-Zaria-Road. The spokesman said that the victim died on the spot after he was knocked down by a trailer while riding on his motorcycle with the money packed in a shoe box. "On the 10/05/2021, a police officer by name, Seageant Kabiru Isah, attached to the Command's Motor Traffic Division (MTD) returned the sum of one million, two hundred and ninety four thousand, two hundred Naira (N1,294,200.00) foun...
Three Injured as Truck Rams into Commercial bus in Lagos
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Three Injured as Truck Rams into Commercial bus in Lagos

Three persons have been left seriously injured after a truck rammed into a commercial bus at Total Filling Station, Agege Motor Road, Mushin in Lagos State in the early hours of Saturday, May 15. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, the truck with identification number, ICT 7B-046, rammed into the commercial bus with registration number JJJ 835 XD and crashed into another truck KMC 282 XC. ''Fortunately, there was no record of loss of lives but the driver of the Commercial bus, one female passenger and an old woman who was standing at the bus stop sustained various degrees of injuries. However, the Agency's Paramedics swung into action by administering pre-hospital treatment to the victims, thereafter, they were taken to Gbagada General Hospital for f...
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...

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