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“Our worst fears nearly came true” Katie Price’s family says as the star is arrested for drink-and-drug driving after road crash
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“Our worst fears nearly came true” Katie Price’s family says as the star is arrested for drink-and-drug driving after road crash

Katie Price's family have shared a statement after she was arrested for an alleged "drink-drive" crash. The star rolled her BMW in the early hours of Tuesday morning, September 28, during an alleged drink and cocaine binge. The former glamour model, 43, who is currently serving a six-month driving ban, was said to be in a "bad way" when police arrived and allegedly arrested her at the crash site on a rural lane in Sussex. The mother-of-five, who remains in hospital following the horror crash, now faces jail after six previous disqualifications. In a post on Ms Price's Instagram, her family put out a statement, saying she needs help and treatment for her mental health issues. They wrote: "As a family we have for some time been concerned about Kate's wellbeing and over...
13 wedding guests including groom’s brother, sister-in-law perish in fatal accident in Rivers
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13 wedding guests including groom’s brother, sister-in-law perish in fatal accident in Rivers

  At least 13 wedding guests have died and many others injured in a fatal accident in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State. The crash involving a Coaster bus filled with passengers and a truck occurred close to Akpoku- Udufor community on Sunday, September 26. One Great Missionary, who shared photos from the scene said the bus was conveying passengers from Afara community in Etche to a community in the neighbouring Imo State for the traditional marriage between one Chief Ambrose Igbokwe Nwuzi and his third wife. According to The Nation, less than 30 minutes after the bus took off, it collided with a truck killing over 13 of its passengers. It was gathered that the community was still in shock as deceased persons were said to be...
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...
New England Patriots star David Patten dies in motorcycle crash at 47
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New England Patriots star David Patten dies in motorcycle crash at 47

Former NFL wide receiver, David Patten, who won three Super Bowl titles with the New England Patriots, has been killed in a motorcycle crash. He was 47. The crash occured in his hometown of Columbia, South Carolina, on Thursday, Sept 2, according to Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Nick Pye, a motorcycle driver -- identified by the coroner as Patten -- crossed the median, causing a crash involving two other cars. One of the cars' drivers was also taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the highway patrol and the coroner. "I am heartbroken by the news of David's passing," Patriots owner Robert Kraft said in a statement. "He was a devout Christian who followed his pass...
Oh No! One Dies As Gas Tanker Crushes Cars In Ogun
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Oh No! One Dies As Gas Tanker Crushes Cars In Ogun

According to a report by Daily Post, a man who was driving his family has been confirmed dead in Ogun State after a gas-laden tanker fell on his car and another along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday. His wife and children escaped unhurt. The accident occurred around 7am at Orimerumu axis of the highway, outbound Lagos. The accident involved an unregistered Volvo gas truck, a Toyota Corolla with registration number, EQ 165 LSR, and a Toyota Sienna marked FKJ 341 GC. The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement and Enforcement (TRACE) corps confirmed the incident to DAILY POST on Saturday. TRACE spokesman, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said “the gas-laden truck lost control and fell on both the Sienna and Corolla car.” Akinbiyi added that the driver of the truck fled the...
Driver dead, 17 passengers injured in Ogun lone accident
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Driver dead, 17 passengers injured in Ogun lone accident

Driver of a Toyota Hiace commercial bus had died, while 17 other passengers sustained injuries in a lone accident which occurred on Thursday, along the Abeokuta-Ibadan highway. It was gathered that the accident, which involved a commercial bus (KRD 356 XJ) occurred at Kila, DAILY POST reports that the crash, which occurred at 3:53pm was caused by speeding on the part of the driver. The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement (TRACE) Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, told newsmen that the vehicle was inbound Abeokuta from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to Akinbiyi, “the bus driver was coming from Ibadan inbound Abeokuta, when it suddenly lost control of the bus due to speeding, it hit a culvert and tumbled.” He disclosed that the driver l...
Preliminary report on the crash that killed Attahiru and others ready next week – AIB
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Preliminary report on the crash that killed Attahiru and others ready next week – AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau  (AIB) says a preliminary report on the crash of a military aircraft that killed late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others, will be ready in a week’s time. The Commissioner, AIB, Akin Olateru, disclosed this in a release of eight flight accident reports by the Bureau in Abuja on Thursday, July 8. Olateru however added that it will be the military's prerogative to make the report public. “Recall its a NAF aircraft but unfortunately happened at the civil airport. So graciously the NAF felt we could be of assistance and then they commissioned us to assist in investigation, which is ongoing and whether the NAF makes that public is not our call. This is because it is not under the purview of the AIB. But within the next one w...
Spinazzola injury blow as Italy star wing-back exits on stretcher vs Belgium
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Spinazzola injury blow as Italy star wing-back exits on stretcher vs Belgium

The 28-year-old had been one of his country's most important players at Euro 2020 Italy have suffered a major blow after Leonardo Spinazzola, one of their biggest stars at Euro 2020 so far, went off on a stretcher in his country's win over Belgium on Friday. The wing-back was chasing down a long ball with 15 minutes to play in the Euro 2020 quarter-final when he pulled up and immediately signaled for a substitution. After receiving treatment on the pitch, Spinazzola had to be loaded onto a stretcher and carried off the pitch, looking very unlikely to take part in his country's semi-final against Spain.
Young Nigerian Woman and her Bestfriend Killed in Fatal Motor Accident; Boyfriend reportedly in coma
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Young Nigerian Woman and her Bestfriend Killed in Fatal Motor Accident; Boyfriend reportedly in coma

Two young women have been killed while a third person seriously injured in a ghastly motor accident whch reportedly occurred in Abuja on Wednesday, June 23. The deceased have been identified as two friends, Kemisola Kesh and Sugar Pearl. The third person, Khalifa Floki, said to be Kemi's boyfriend, is currently in coma, according to one Gama Floki. Kemi and Khalifa Details of the accident are still sketch at the time of this report except for a graphic video of the crash. Meanwhile, friends have taken to Facebook to mourn the young women and pray for the speedy recovery of Khalifa.                                                                      Kemisola                                                        Sugar Pearl                              ...
17 soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Kenya
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17 soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Kenya

Kenyan authorities have confirmed the death of 17 soldiers in a helicopter crash on Thursday, June 24. The Kenya Air Force Mi 171 E helicopter crashed at around 9 a.m. (0600 GMT) in the county of Kajiado, the military said in a statement. The victims were on a training exercise when the helicopter came down in Kajiado County outside the capital, Nairobi. Six people on board were seriously injured.   "This plane came when we were under the hill there. It started making a funny noise, not that of the propeller, it sounded like an ambulance. After 10 seconds it turned and tried to land but it couldn't. I think it hit that hill and after hitting the hill, it suddenly turned and hit the ground", said Morris Kirai Emerit, a Kajiado County resident. Emerit said he helped t...
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...
5 People Hospitalized after Pedestrian Bridge Collapses onto DC highway
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5 People Hospitalized after Pedestrian Bridge Collapses onto DC highway

Five people have been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after a pedestrian bridge that was in "poor condition" collapsed onto a busy Washington, D.C., highway. The incident occurred before noon on Wednesday, June 23,  on DC-295 near Polk Street. The collapse was caused by a collision, D.C. Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Chris Geldart said during a press briefing Wednesday afternoon. Based on the preliminary investigation, a truck carrying diesel fuel may have collided with the bridge, causing it to separate from its mooring, he said. Multiple cars were then involved in the crash, with five people in those cars transported to local hospitals, he said. "Everything we see on the accident scene right now leads to this being a collision pulling the bridge o...
3 killed in plane crash in eastern DR Congo
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3 killed in plane crash in eastern DR Congo

A small plane crashed shortly after take-off in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, June 16, killing all three people on board.   The plane was carrying two pilots and a passenger when it crashed near Kavumu airport, which serves Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province, , the region's governor said.   First responders in fluorescent bibs picked through the crumpled wreckage in the middle of a large field, according to a Reuters witness at the crash site. "I confirm the crash. There were three people on board who all died," South Kivu Governor Theo Kasi told Reuters.
Arkansas Cop Sued For Flipping Pregnant Woman’s Car Who ‘Pulled Over Too Slowly’
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Arkansas Cop Sued For Flipping Pregnant Woman’s Car Who ‘Pulled Over Too Slowly’

Arkansas police are being sued by a woman who claims an officer flipped her car because she was pulling over too slowly. Distressing footage shows the driver — who was pregnant at the time — having her car rolled onto its roof by a PIT maneuver. Nicole Harper believed her unborn child had been killed in the crash. According to the 38-year-old's lawsuit, she was clocked at 84MPH in a 70MPH zone when she was spotted by State Trooper Rodney Dunn; activating his lights and siren, he fell in behind her. As the video clearly shows, Harper indicated to the right, decreased her speed and activated her double flashers; because of the narrow shoulder, she said she was looking for the exit for a safe place to stop. But after pursuing her for exactly 127 seconds, Trooper Dunn appare...
Widow of Flt Lt. Alfred Olufade who died in the Kaduna military air crash recounts how he dreamt of the crash that eventually claimed his life
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Widow of Flt Lt. Alfred Olufade who died in the Kaduna military air crash recounts how he dreamt of the crash that eventually claimed his life

Jennifer Olufade, the widow of Flt Lt Alfred Olufade, the pilot of the ill-fated aircraft that killed 11 military officers, including the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, in Kaduna last Friday, May 21, said the late pilot dreamt of the crash a day earlier. In an emotion-laden tribute she posted on her Instagram page, Jennifer, who got married to the late pilot two months ago, said her husband woke up in the middle of the night on May 20 and told her he had a dream in which he died in a plane crash. Jennifer said she prayed with her husband after he narrated the bad dream to her. She said her husband made successful trips to Enugu and Owerri and returned to Abuja on Friday but sadly, died on the flight to Kaduna. ''Letter to Sparkle Oh sparkle you left me so...
President Buhari Approves Monday May 24 Work Free day for Members of the Armed Forces
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President Buhari Approves Monday May 24 Work Free day for Members of the Armed Forces

President Buhari has approved Monday, May 24, as a work-free day for members of the Armed Forces. According to Bashir Ahmad, PA to the President on New Media, the holiday is to honor the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers who perished in last Friday's air crash in Kaduna. Bashir added that the President has also ordered that the National flag be flown at half-mast in all public buildings from Monday, May 24 to Wednesday, May 26. ''President @MBuhari  has approved a work free day for members of the Armed Forces on Monday, May 24, 2021 to honor the memory and services of the late Chief of Army Staff, and other military officers, who lost their lives in an unfortunate plane crash on Friday; To honor the memory and services of the late ...
Full list of those who died in the military plane crash involving the Chief of Army Staff
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Full list of those who died in the military plane crash involving the Chief of Army Staff

A full list of those who died in the plane crash involving the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru has been released. Buhari Sallau, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Broadcast Media who published the list, disclosed that 11 people died in the plane crash. Here is the full list below.... COAS ENTOURAGE 1. LT GEN I ATTAHIRU 2. BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR 3. BRIG GEN OLAYINKA 4. BRIG GEN KULIYA 5. MAJ LA HAYATU 6. MAJ HAMZA 7. SGT UMAR CREW 8. FLT LT TO ASANIYI. 9. FLT LT AA OLUFADE. 10. SGT ADESINA. 11. ACM OYEDEPO.
President Buhari expresses shock and sorrow over death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru
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President Buhari expresses shock and sorrow over death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru

President Buhari has expressed shock at the demise of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a military aircraft crash in Kaduna, on Friday May 21. Read a statement from presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu below... President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened over the air crash that claimed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers. The President condoles with families of the deceased, the military, and Nigerians in general, describing them as “heroes who paid the ultimate price for peace and security in the land.” While praying that God receives the souls of the patriots, the President says the crash “is one mortal blow to our underbelly, at a time our armed forces are poised to end the security challenges fac...
Halima Abubakar Hits Back at Those Making Fun of her Knuckles then threatens to Expose her ‘Nollywood Frenemies’
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Halima Abubakar Hits Back at Those Making Fun of her Knuckles then threatens to Expose her ‘Nollywood Frenemies’

Halima Abubakar is blowing hot on Instagram and she has threatened that her revelations are likely to crash marriages. The actress began by calling out those who accuse her of bleaching and shame her for the colour of her knuckles. She said she suffered a domestic accident on her hands, laps, and feet 7 years ago. She added that everything is not bleaching and even if she were bleaching, it's no one's business. She went on to say that it was a fellow actress that caused her burns but she kept the actress' secret. However, she has said that she's no more keeping anyone's secret, including her "nollywood frenemies".  She added that she doesn't care if their marriages crash once she makes her revelation. She wrote: Yo my nollywood frenemies get ready. You want a show ....
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...
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.
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...
Champions League: Pirlo Reacts as Ronaldo, Others Jump Over Free-kick against Porto
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Champions League: Pirlo Reacts as Ronaldo, Others Jump Over Free-kick against Porto

  Juventus manager, Andrea Pirlo, has spoken about the goal that saw his team crash out of the Champions League against 10-man Porto on Tuesday. With the tie level at 3-3 on aggregate in extra time, Sergio Oliveira’s free kick from distance went under a Juve wall that included Cristiano Ronaldo. The goal meant Adrien Rabiot’s late header was merely a consolation. Juventus were eliminated on a 4-4 aggregate, having lost 2-1 in Portugal. Speaking about Oliveira’s free kick, Pirlo said: “We choose the players to go in the wall. It had never happened before that they’d turn around, maybe they felt it was so far out that they didn’t sense the danger. “It was a mistake, it usually doesn’t happen, the players didn’t feel it was a dangerous situation and conceded a goal....
Obafemi Martins Speaks on Beef with Burna Boy Which Was Reported by CDQ
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Obafemi Martins Speaks on Beef with Burna Boy Which Was Reported by CDQ

Footballer, Obafemi Martins, has broken his silence on his reported clash with singer Burna Boy at a club in Lagos. Rapper, CDQ, had taken to Twitter to call out Burna Boy for reportedly disrespecting Obafemi at the club. CDQ had tweeted; ''I still can’t phantom this an artist just disrespected Obagoal on thinking he’s now bigger n say e don get mouth pass Obafemi Martins and I imagine how he was able to go back home n sleep comfortably without conscience in this same Lagos  igbagbè manshe awa eda ooo Burna for the first time I’m disappointed in u!!!!! U and ur boys need to go apologize to Obagoal now! No let dem dey deceive u wit ur village title say african gi-ant com dey disrespect Oba Eko lonpe bi. Obafemi Martins is not anybody’s mate. if we dey cry make we dey see U ...
Airforce Crash Victims To Be Buried Today
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Airforce Crash Victims To Be Buried Today

Victims of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) plane, Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201) that crashed in Abuja would be buried with full military honours today. The aircraft crashed as it approached the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport after reporting engine failure in a bid to refuel. The Nigerian Air Force announced the burial via an invitation sent to defence correspondents. It said the fallen personnel would be buried with full military honours. NAF said the burial activities would commence by 7:30 am at the National Military Cemetery, Airport Road Abuja today. The victims of the ill-fated aircraft include Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain), Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot), Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System Specialist), War...
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...
Fayemi Meets Widow Of Olasunkanmi Olawunmi Killed In Abuja Crash
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Fayemi Meets Widow Of Olasunkanmi Olawunmi Killed In Abuja Crash

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Tuesday met Omolola Olawunmi widow of the Ogotun Ekiti native Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi who died in the military plane crash on Sunday. Olawunmi was among seven persons onboard the aircraft. There was no survivor in the crash. Mr Fayemi shared photos on Twitter from his visit to the bereaved family. He said: “Spent this morning with Mrs Omolola Olawunmi, wife of our son from Ogotun Ekiti, Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi who died in the Air Force plane crash on Sunday. May the soul of the dear departed rest in peace.” https://twitter.com/kfayemi/status/1364147755136999428?s=20 The Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft en route Minna in Niger State crashed close to the runway of the Abuja airport after reporting engine failure...
Abuja Aircraft Crash: Names Of The Seven Personnel Released By Nigerian Air Force
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Abuja Aircraft Crash: Names Of The Seven Personnel Released By Nigerian Air Force

UPDATE ON AIR ACCIDENT INVOLVING NIGERIAN AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), earlier today, 21 February 2021, confirmed that one of its aircraft, a Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201), crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting engine failure enroute Minna, where it was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure the release of the students/staff abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State. As earlier stated, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has instituted an investigative panel to determine the remote and immediate causes of the accident. While the panel has commenced its work, the NAF...
Abuja Crash: We Don’t Investigate Military Accidents – AIB
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Abuja Crash: We Don’t Investigate Military Accidents – AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau , on Sunday , said that it does not investigate military incidents or accidents except when invited . General Manager, Public Affairs, AIB , Mr Tunji Oketunbi, made this known in a message sent to The PUNCH. A jet operated by the Nigerian Air Force had crashed in Abuja earlier today. About six occupants of the military aircraft , King Air 350 , were feared killed in the accident . The jet en route Minna in Niger State crashed close to the runway of the Abuja airport after reporting engine failure. The Minister of Aviation , Hadi Sirika, in a tweet , described the accident as “ fatal ” and prayed for the “ departed souls ” . Reacting , the AIB which is the investigating commission in charge of all aviation- related accidents and incidents in Nigeri...
Atiku, Saraki React to Military Plane Crash in Abuja Airport
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Atiku, Saraki React to Military Plane Crash in Abuja Airport

  Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the military plane crash in Abuja. DAILY POST had reported that military aircraft, King Air 350 crashed on Sunday morning on the runway of Abuja airport. Confirming the incident, Air Force Director of public relations and information, Air Vice Marshall Ibikunle Daramola disclosed that an investigation has been ordered to determine cause of plane crash. Reacting, Atiku commiserated with the families of those who lost loved ones in the crash. In a tweet, Atiku wrote: “I have just learnt of the crash of a military aircraft near Abuja. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those onboard the ill-fated flight.” On his part, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki tw...
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...
Three National Quard Members Killed in Helicopter Crash in New York
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Three National Quard Members Killed in Helicopter Crash in New York

Three National Guard members were killed in a helicopter crash in New York state Wednesday night, according to the state's Division of Military and Naval Affairs. The craft, a UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter, crashed around 6:30 p.m. in Mendon, a rural town south of Rochester, officials said. Authorities said the New York Army National Guard UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter based at the Army Aviation Support Facility at Greater Rochester International Airport crashed while on a routine training mission. The helicopter flew out of the Army Aviation Support Facility at Rochester International Airport and was assigned to C Company of the 1st Battalion, 171st General Support Aviation Battalion, according to Eric Durr, public affairs director of the New York S...
13 Die In Kaduna-Kano Road Crash
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13 Die In Kaduna-Kano Road Crash

No fewer than 13 persons were on Thursday confirmed killed in a car accident along Kaduna-Kano express way. Several passengers also sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident involving a Kano bond Macopolo luxurious bus and four other vehicles. Our correspondent gathered the crash occurred around a village called Jar-marmara in Ikara local government area of Kaduna. An eye witness, who identified himself as Mallam Sani Haruna, told our correspondent: “The luxurious bus lost control and colided with four cars, in which 16 people died on the spot. The four cars were condemned.” It was gathered the luxurious bus left Lagos heading to Kano on Monday evening before the crash in the early hours of Tuesday few kilometres to its destination. Our correspondent learnt m...
PPMC May Crash Petrol Price As Crude Oil Prices Dip
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PPMC May Crash Petrol Price As Crude Oil Prices Dip

The Pipeline Products Marketing Company (PPMC) may crash the prices of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol this month, The Nation learnt at the weekend. Speaking with The Nation on phone, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) National Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi, said the marketers are looking forward to a downward review of the ex-depot price for October. He based his forecast on the decline crude prices. The Brent Crude that was $40 per barrel is today $39. 38. He however, said the marketers were expecting announcement of the new price from the PPMC, which is a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). But Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) had last month said the price of petrol is not sole...
Obaseki Condoles With Oshiomhole, Ize-iyamu Over Crash, Death Of Security Aides
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Obaseki Condoles With Oshiomhole, Ize-iyamu Over Crash, Death Of Security Aides

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with former governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, over a road accident involving top chieftains of the APC in the party’s campaign entourage. In a statement forwarded to uson Tuesday, the governor commiserated with the families of the victims of the crash and prayed that God grants them the fortitude to bear the loss of their loved ones. According to him, “I received the news of the accident with shock and commiserate with the former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the candidate of the APC in the forthcoming governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu over the very unfortunate incident involving their security aides and top chi...
2 Huge Male Snakes Fighting Over Female Snake Crash Into Australian Man’s House
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2 Huge Male Snakes Fighting Over Female Snake Crash Into Australian Man’s House

A man's peaceful home was shattered when two large snakes smashed through his kitchen ceiling. David Tait was shocked when the carpet snakes tumbled on to the kitchen floor of his Brisbane home. Measuring 2.8m and 2.5m long and weighing 22kg between, the sizeable reptiles then slithered to the bedroom and living room. Pictures of the aftermath show several ceiling tiles were destroyed in the plummet. Steve Brown, of Brisbane North Snake Catchers, said the animals were “some of the biggest and fattest” he’d ever seen. He suggested they were fighting over a third, female snake. That snake has not been located, leading to concerns that it is still in Mr Tait's house. The homeowner expressed concerns at the notion. He told Today: "'I don't care what size it is, I'm not keen o...
NPDC Mulls Nationwide Crash Of Cooking Gas Price
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NPDC Mulls Nationwide Crash Of Cooking Gas Price

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), an Exploration and Production subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has mulled 600 million standard cubic feet (mmscf) of daily gas supply for domestic market, a move that would further dip the prices of cooking gas nationwide. The company, which said it was looking at boosting its gas supply to the domestic market by the volume (600mmscf/d) in the next three to five years, also noted that it had revved up production in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 111 by 2,100barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil and 27mmscfd of gas, thereby increasing cumulative production from the acreage to 10,699bpd. Managing Director of NPDC, Mr. Mansur Sambo, disclosed this during a facility tour of the company’s Oredo Gas Handling plan...
British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash
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British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash

The British Superbike community is mourning the loss of Ben Godfrey who died in a tragic crash at Donington Park while competing at the No Limits Track Days event. The 25-year-old died of injuries sustained in a collision with another rider at the Leicestershire circuit on Sunday evening. A statement from No Limits Trackdays issued via Instagram read: "During the second advanced group session of our No Limits Trackday today at Donington Park, Ben Godfrey collided with another bike on the approach to Redgate and fell from his machine. "Tragically he suffered serious injuries and despite immediate medical assistance trackside, he succumbed to his injuries shortly after." Mark Neate, the owner of No Limits Trackdays paid tribute to Godfrey, saying: "I am so desperately sad t...
Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames
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Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames

A couple have died after their car collided with a tree and burst into flames just after reportedly dropping off their friends around 1am Sunday, June  21. The couple known as Jack Nunn, 24, and his girlfriend, Hannah Elsworth, 22, an NHS nurse, were in the car reported to be a white Audi, when it forcefully hit a tree on the A635 between Westbourne Grove and High Balk. Paramedics immediately rushed to the scene but the couple were pronounced dead upon arrival. A relative said that Ms Elsworth worked at Barnsley Hospital, while Mr Nunn was co-owner of a Tyre business known as JJ tyres. Reports say that Mr Nunn lives just 980 feet from where the crash took place on Huddersfield Road, Barnsley. In a photo obtained by Daily Mail UK, a woman can be seen placing flowers at the ...
Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra
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Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra

Two persons were confirmed dead while 13 others were injured in an accident involving a lorry and a commercial bus that occurred along Ihiala axis of the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway in Anambra today Friday, May 22. The Anambra state Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi,  confirmed the incident and said the accident occurred at about 7.10am this morning. “According to reports, the crash involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN-59XQ. An eyewitness told us that the tipper driver was negotiating into his house when the bus suddenly rammed into it. The crash occurred during a heavy downpour. A total of 15 persons, 10 adult males and five adult females were involved in the crash. “Twelve persons sustaine...
Autopsy shows pilot of Kobe Bryant Helicopter crash was not high on drugs or alcohol
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Autopsy shows pilot of Kobe Bryant Helicopter crash was not high on drugs or alcohol

Autopsy results of the victims of the crash that took the lives of Basketball player Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gigi Bryant, along with 6 other passengers and the pilot have been released by the Los Angeles County Coroner's office . Kobe, his daughter, the pilot and the other passengers on the plane died after the helicopter slammed onto a hillside at  a high speed of 184 MPH on 26th January 2020 in Calabasas, California. The autopsy documents reveal that Kobe and the other victims died of blunt trauma, but an outstanding takeaway from the autopsy results is that the pilot Ara Zobayan, was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol as toxicology tests came back negative. "Toxicological testing did not detect the presence of alcohol or drugs of abuse. Substances tested for in...
Passengers On Board Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Are To Blame For The Crash, Says Pilot’s Representative
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Passengers On Board Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Are To Blame For The Crash, Says Pilot’s Representative

The representative of the late pilot who was flying the helicopter that killed Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant, along with 6 other passengers, claims the people on board were responsible for the fatal crash. Pilot Ara George Zobayan, who was flying the helicopter, also died in the crash which occurred in January 2020 but his representative has now accused the passengers of “negligence”. The relative of the pilot has responded to Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit against Ara and the helicopter company, Island Express, by saying those on board the helicopter were to blame for the crash. He said: “Any injuries or damages to plaintiffs and/or their decedent were directly caused in full or in part by the negligence or fault of plaintiffs and/or their decedent, including their knowing and...
Davido’s PA Crashes With His New Benz He Bought For Him – Narrowly Escapes Death
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Davido’s PA Crashes With His New Benz He Bought For Him – Narrowly Escapes Death

Davido’s Personal Assistant Aloma has been involved in an accident after receiving a brand new Benz gift from Davido two weeks ago. However, Aloma luckily he came out unharmed! According to reports, Aloma has been involved in a ghastly accident as two of his Benz front tyres whirled off whilst the car was in motion. Fortunately for him, the car only scratched and he’s come out a survival. Aloma has since reported on his social media page that he is fine and unharmed. Friends and loved ones are since in jubilation after he escaped death. Watch the video below; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2zHny3HBTo
Marriage Of Joyce Blessing And Husband Allegedly Crashes
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Marriage Of Joyce Blessing And Husband Allegedly Crashes

Ghanaian blogger, Zionfelix has reported on his website that popular Ghanaian gospel artist, Joyce Blessing’s marriage has hit the rocks. From what we gathered, all is not well with the marriage and both decided to part ways perhaps mutually. The pair has three children. The website has promised to fish out all the juicy gossip surrounding this rumour and will update readers very soon. Joyce Blessing is a Ghanaian Gospel singer who shot to fame in the year 2013 on the media excel productions. She ended that year on a glorious note winning several awards at the Adom FM organized Ghana Gospel Industry Awards. The talented gospel singer won five awards Gospel Music Awards held on December 23rd, 2014, Accra International Conference.

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