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Turkish football star, Ahmet Calik dies in car crash
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Turkish football star, Ahmet Calik dies in car crash

Turkey international, Ahmet Yılmaz Calik is dead. Calik died in a car crash on Tuesday morning at the age of 27. He was pronounced dead at the scene after losing control of his vehicle on a motorway around 9 am local today. The former Galatasaray star was the only person involved in the accident, which has sent shock waves through Turkish football. Reacting to the sad news, Konyaspor tweeted: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our football player Ahmet Calik, who has won the love of our fans and our city since the first day he came to our Konyaspor. “Condolences to all of us, especially to the family of our football player Ahmet Calik.” Calik made eight caps for his country after rising through the youth ranks.
Three siblings emerge alive after a trailer crushed their car in Nsukka
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Three siblings emerge alive after a trailer crushed their car in Nsukka

Three siblings are lucky to be alive after a truck crushed the car they were in. The siblings were in a red Toyota Camry when a trailer carrying goods rammed into their vehicle at Eha-Alumona junction in Nsukka, Enugu State. Fortunately, the siblings came out of the car without any life-threatening injuries. Photos shared online shows the mangled car and spectators gathered around to observe the accident.  
Singer Duncan Mighty survives as car plunges into river
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Singer Duncan Mighty survives as car plunges into river

Singer Duncan Mighty recently survived a fatal accident as the car he was in plunged into a river. According to the singer, the unfortunate event happened on January 2, 2022, on his way to Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The singer took to his Instagram page  to give details of the accident. Sharing a picture of himself in the hospital, he wrote; ”GOD bless you all for your prayers, 2nd January on our way to uyo our vehicle drove straight into the river after a trailer on a high speed failed break was the last thing i can remember. Next is seeing myself in a hospital . GOD MADE NO BE MAN MADE. To our rescuers ikwa ibom / ogoni youths GOD BLESS YOU MORE AND MORE I’ve been discharged and sound . Na today i get another second hand phone 📱 I say make i cassette the good news” ...
Singer Duncan Mighty survives accident
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Singer Duncan Mighty survives accident

Nigerian singer, Duncan Mighty survived an accident which occurred on Sunday January 2, while on his way to Uyo. The singer shared a photo of himself receiving medical treatment, as he recounted how the vehicle he was in, fell into a river after being knocked over by a trailer. Duncan Mighty further revealed that he has been discharged. He wrote; GOD bless you all for your prayers, 2nd January on our way to uyo our vehicle drove straight into the river after a trailer on a high speed failed break was the last thing i can remember. Next is seeing myself in a hospital . GOD MADE NO BE MAN MADE. To our rescuers ikwa ibom / ogoni youths GOD BLESS YOU MORE AND MORE I've been discharged and sound . Na today i get another second hand phone. I say make i cassette the...
Michael Owen, Hoddle disagree with Azpilicueta on Mane foul
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Michael Owen, Hoddle disagree with Azpilicueta on Mane foul

Chelsea and Liverpool legends, Glenn Hoddle and Michael Owen, have disagreed with Cesar Azpilicueta’s call for Sadio Mane to be given a red card when both clubs clashed in the Premier League last night. Azpilicueta feels that Mane should have been sent off when he caught him with his arm in a challenge for the ball in the opening minute of the match. After the match, the Spaniard blasted the referee Anthony Taylor, the video assistant referee and the Premier League for being inconsistent in their decision. However, Owen believes Mane’s actions did not warrant a red card. ‘Well I disagree with him, I don’t think at any point Sadio Mane looks at him, I don’t think he swings his arm, I think it’s more he pushes it into his face,” Owen told Premier League Productions. “I don’t...
Pastor, five others die in New Year’s Eve boat accident in Bayelsa
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Pastor, five others die in New Year’s Eve boat accident in Bayelsa

A boat mishap that happened in Ogbeinbiri community in the Southern Ijaw council area of Bayelsa State has claimed the lives of a 39-year-old pastor and five others The accident occurred when two-speed boats collided around 1:30 am on Friday, December 31. According to reports, the deceased clergyman identified as Pastor Salvation Degemy, was the General Overseer of the Supernatural Church of God located in the community. Others who lost their lives in the accident were a man, his sick wife and some relatives. The sick lady was said to have been admitted to the Cottage Hospital in Ogbibiri before the hospital ran out of oxygen, so she had to be taken elsewhere for proper medical treatment. "lt was recommended that she should be taken to the Federal Medical Centre in Yenagoa for oxyge...
Singer Victony cheered by fans as he stands to perform for the first time since accident that confined him to a wheelchair
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Singer Victony cheered by fans as he stands to perform for the first time since accident that confined him to a wheelchair

Singer Victony was cheered by fans as he stood to perform for the first time since an accident that confined him to a wheelchair. Victony was involved in a ghastly car accident on April 25, 2021 and after undergoing a major operation, he was confined to a wheelchair. The singer who stood up to perform at ‘A Decade of Davido’ concert in the early hours of Saturday December 25, was heard saying “For the first time, I want to perform Holy Father properly, okay? On my feet!” He was assisted by Davido and Mayorkun as he stood up to perform. Watch the video below......................
90-year-old Star Trek star, William Shatner involved in an accident
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90-year-old Star Trek star, William Shatner involved in an accident

90-year-old Star Trek star, William Shatner was involved in an accident at Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, California on Tuesday afternoon, December 21. Shatner was driving alone in his black Mercedes-Benz SUV when he got into an accident with an unidentified woman driving a silver Acura sedan. It’s unclear how the incident happened, or who caused it, but it appears both cars were damaged in the wreck. Photos from the scene showed Shatner’s slightly damaged Mercedes parked near a meter, while the other vehicle was propped up on the curb. A Los Angeles Police Department  spokesperson who revealed that they did not file an accident report because no one was injured, disclosed that the actor and the mystery woman exchanged information. You
Speeding truck crushes student and tricyclist in Ibadan
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Speeding truck crushes student and tricyclist in Ibadan

A speeding truck on Thursday December 16, crushed a student and a tricycle rider. The accident occurred around Airport Junction at Alakia area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The truck which rammed into three parked tricycles, killed a driver who has now been identified as Kayode. The truck driver who reportedly refused to stop and while speeding away from the scene,  also crushed a student. It is however not clear whether the student died instantly or not. The driver who was given a hot chase, was eventually captured and handed over to the police at Gbagi Police Station. It was learnt that the timely arrival of policemen and members of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps stopped the driver from being lynched.
Tyler Perry wrecks his Bentley in car crash after colliding with another vehicle while leaving airport
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Tyler Perry wrecks his Bentley in car crash after colliding with another vehicle while leaving airport

Filmmaker and actor, Tyler Perry has been involved in a car crash minutes after leaving Burbank airport in Los Angeles, California. According to TMZ, the accident happened on Wednesday night, December 15. The 52-year-old was driving home in his Bentley SUV when the accident took place. TMZ reports that the colliding vehicle - a Honda Accord - cut across three lanes of traffic into Perry's way and was terribly damaged compared to Perry's vehicle. According to the report, the driver, a female, confessed liability and there were no serious injuries. TMZ reports that no one went to hospital and no police report was required as the matter will now be dealt with privately.
Trailer accident: President Buhari condoles with parents of Ojodu Grammar school
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Trailer accident: President Buhari condoles with parents of Ojodu Grammar school

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with parents, relations and friends of Ojodu Grammar School students who lost their lives in an accident on Tuesday December 7, along Isheri Road, Ojodu, in Lagos State. In a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, President Buhari also extended his condolences to the Government and people of Lagos State and the authorities of Ojodu Grammar School over the sad and painful loss of the promising lives that were cut short in the tragic incident. The President prayed that the Almighty God will comfort the grieving parents and relations at this very difficult time, and grant the injured quick recovery. On Tuesday, a trailer suffered a brake failure and rammed into the students who were returning home....
Reality TV star, Tuoyo, thanks God after POP in his kitchen fell off while he was in the house
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Reality TV star, Tuoyo, thanks God after POP in his kitchen fell off while he was in the house

Ex-BBNaija housemate, Tuoyo, is deeply thankful to God after the POP in his apartment fell from the ceiling. In a video he shared on his Instastories, Tuyo said he was in another section of the apartment when he suddenly heard a noise. Upon inquiry, he discovered that the POP of his kitchen had fallen off. Thankfully, he wasn't in the kitchen when the accident happened. See the video he shared below
First ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Atinuke Oyelude, turns 90
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First ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Atinuke Oyelude, turns 90

Grace Atinuke Oyelude, the first-ever Miss Nigeria, turned 90 today.   Oyelude was crowned Miss Nigeria in 1957 after beating over 200 Nigerian girls in the pageant.   Oyelude revealed in the past that she became Miss Nigeria by accident.   Her brother who was a broadcaster saw the advertisements for the pageant in the papers and entered her for the competition without her knowledge in Lagos even though she was still residing in Kano.   After she won the pageant, which came with 200 Pounds prize money and a return ticket to London for two weeks, she gained admission into the school of nursing, Ashford Kent, England, and became a state registered nurse in 1961.   She enrolled at the school of midwifery, St. Thomas Hospital, London, wher...
FRSC confirms six dead in Bauchi lone fatal accident
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FRSC confirms six dead in Bauchi lone fatal accident

The Bauchi State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday confirmed that six people lost their lives in a lone fatal crash which occurred at Kwanan Digiza on the Jama’are-Azare road. Confirming the accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus belonging to Kano Line Transport Company, the Sector Commander, Yusuf Abdullahi, informed that 21 passengers were affected by the accident. According to him, apart from those who lost their lives, 15 other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident which occurred on Sunday, at about 11: 30am. He attributed the fatal accident to speed violation by the driver of the bus, which made it to skid off the road and crash. “The crash occurred on Sunday, 7th November, 2021 at about 11: 30am at Kwanan Digiza, al...
Nollywood actress, Gloria Mba survives car accident in America
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Nollywood actress, Gloria Mba survives car accident in America

Nollywood actress, Gloria Mba has expressed gratitude to God after she survived a car accident. The mother of two, who now lives in America, where she acts and also works a certified Nurse Assistant, said the accident occurred on Friday, November 5. "I have come to say thank you Lord today. The devil tried but God's mercy says no. Came out unscathed from this accident. Friday will always be a day to remember, the Lord never leaves his own this I know. Thank you Odogwu chineke" she wrote on Sunday.  
Panic As FRSC Vehicle Loses Control, Kills Two, Injures Five In Bauchi
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Panic As FRSC Vehicle Loses Control, Kills Two, Injures Five In Bauchi

No less than two persons were killed after a patrol vehicle of the Federal Road Safety Corp in Bauchi State lost control and rammed into a shop, The PUNCH reports. It was learnt that the crash occurred on Friday around 12.45pm, opposite Alkaleri Central Motor park, along Bauchi-Gombe highway. The Sector Commander, FRSC, Bauchi State, Yusuf Abdullahi, who confirmed the accident in a telephone interview with our correspondent, said five other persons also sustained varying degrees of injury. He said the driver of the patrol vehicle developed a sudden health challenge while on motion and ran into some people who were in front of a shop. Abdullahi said 14 people, comprising five male adults, five female adults, two male children and two female children were involved in the crash. ...
Tina Tintor identified as woman killed when ex-Raiders player, Henry Ruggs, caused accident while driving under the influence
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Tina Tintor identified as woman killed when ex-Raiders player, Henry Ruggs, caused accident while driving under the influence

23-year-old Tina Tintor has been identified as the woman killed in an accident caused by ex-Raiders player, Henry Ruggs. Ruggs, 22, appeared in court on Wednesday, Nov 3, facing two felony charges of DUI resulting in death and reckless driving. Prosecutors said the NFL player was driving at around 156 mph seconds before crashing into Tintor’s 2013 Toyota RAV4 just before 4 a.m. on Tuesday, November 2. Prosecutors said a loaded gun was found in Rugg’s car and that his blood-alcohol level was more than double the legal limit, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. According to a police report, Ruggs was traveling at "a high rate of speed" when he veered into the right lane, hitting the back of Tintor’s car. Ruggs' Corvette traveled "approximately 519 feet post-impac...
One person killed and several others injured after cable car crashes in Czech Republic
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One person killed and several others injured after cable car crashes in Czech Republic

One person has died after a cable car cabin became detached from its cable on Sunday, October 31 in Czech Republic. The victim is believed to be a staff member who was travelling in the cable car alone while others were rescued from another cabin, a rescue service spokesperson said. The accident happened in Jested, the northern part of Czech Republic. 'One cabin fell while on its way down. There was one person inside, who unfortunately succumbed to their injuries,' spokesman Michael Georgiev told Czech Television. 'Fortunately, the other cabin stayed in its normal place, some 15 people were evacuated, they should be without injuries, just suffered mental shock,' he said. Czech Television said the cable car was scheduled to close on Nov. 1 for scheduled maintena...
Actress Alexa PenaVega accidentally severes 2-year-old son’s finger and doctors say it can’t be reattached
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Actress Alexa PenaVega accidentally severes 2-year-old son’s finger and doctors say it can’t be reattached

Alexa PenaVega revealed her 2-year-old son, Kingston, is recovering after losing his fingertip in a distressing accident at home. The Spy Kids actress, 33, wrote: "While getting the kids ready for bed, I shut Kingston’s fingers in the hinge of the bathroom door. "His first finger is bruised and a little bloody, but his middle finger took the brunt of it and was severed from the first knuckle near the tip. It was the most traumatic thing we’ve had go through as a family." The actress, who also shares son Ocean, 4, and daughter Rio, 5 months, with husband Carlos PenaVega, added that she felt "mom guilt" following her middle child’s injury. She wrote: "The shame was really hard to get through. But thank God for the sweet little bruiser Kingston is." The mother-of-three ap...
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...

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