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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...
Seven including School Children Killed in Fatal Accident along Calabar-Itu Highway
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Seven including School Children Killed in Fatal Accident along Calabar-Itu Highway

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

A military aircraft has crashed in Abuja. The aircraft, King Air 350 en-route to Minna crashed at Bassa Airport Village on Sunday morning, February 21, after reporting engine failure Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed the crash in a tweet and said it "appears to be fatal”. The Minister also urged Nigerians to be calm and wait for the outcome of an investigation by the military. He wrote: "A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. It appears to be fatal. We should remain calm & wait for the outcome of investigation by the military, while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any." Video shared online shows firefighte...
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...
Man Shoots his Neighbours Dead During Fight Over Snow Shoveling
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Man Shoots his Neighbours Dead During Fight Over Snow Shoveling

Three Pennsylvania neighbours are dead following a fatal shooting incident during a fight over snow shoveling. A video of the fatal shooting that occurred in Plains Township on Monday, Feb 1, shows a man shooting two of his neighbors to death following a verbal altercation. Just before 9 a.m. on Monday, Plains Township police officers responded to a report of shots fired in a residential neighborhood and discovered 50-year-old James Goy and his 48-year-old wife, Lisa Goy, lying dead in the street in front of their home, according to a joint statement by Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis and Plains Township Police Chief Dale Binker. Residents in the area directed police officers to a house across the street from the Goys' home, but as they approached the ...
Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years
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Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years

A drug smuggler who swallowed over 1kg of cocaine worth an estimated £80,000 been jailed for 4 years in the UK. Henry Michael Penijn, 36, who lived in the Netherlands with no fixed abode, was investigated by the UK National Crime Agency after flying from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, into Gatwick Airport on 12 December 2020. Shortly after being stopped by Border Force, Penijn admitted that he had swallowed more than 90 packages of cocaine, though he gave no explanation as to why he’d done it. After having the drugs tested, NCA investigators found the cocaine was 64% pure, and would have been worth in excess of £80,000 if cut and sold on British streets. Penijn appeared at Lewes Crown Court on 19 January 2021, where he was sentenced to four years in prison, having entered ...
Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)
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Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)

A Nigerian man, his wife, and children were burnt to death in a fatal accident along the Nasarawa - Abuja expressway on Saturday, January 9. The deceased Nigerian man identified as Prince Nuhu Hamman'Gabdo is said to be a staff of the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) in Abuja and held the traditional title of Galadima of Gashaka Chiefdom. According to reports, Hamman'Gabdo and his family were returning to Abuja after a visit to his country home in Gashaka LGA and the Mambilla plateau that encompasses Sardauna LGA of Taraba state. Eyes witnesses say his car collided with a Siena vehicle coming in the opposite direction, leading to a huge inferno that engulfed both cars killing all the occupants. His friends and close associates have taken to social media to express their gr...
Nollywood Makeup Artiste, Kumbalee Dies In Fatal Accident Two Weeks After Celebrating His Birthday
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Nollywood Makeup Artiste, Kumbalee Dies In Fatal Accident Two Weeks After Celebrating His Birthday

A makeup artist in the Nollywood industry, Williams Anuoluwapo aka Kumbalee, is dead. Kumbalee died in a fatal motorcycle accident on Sunday, August 16, just two weeks after celebrating his birthday. An excited Kumbalee shared new photos of himself on his Instagram page to celebrate his birthday, not knowing that death was lurking around the corner. His colleagues in the industry have taken to social media to express shock at his sudden demise. Actress, Jumoke Odetola, in a tribute posted on her Instagram page, said she was shocked at the news of his demise because she spoke with him a day before his death. She wrote ''DEATH IS WICKED!!!Just yesterday, you told me how much you missed meJust yesterday, we were togetherToday, you are no more. What is th...
Man who Recorded Ahmaud Arbery Killing has been Arrested for Murder
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Man who Recorded Ahmaud Arbery Killing has been Arrested for Murder

The man who recorded the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery has been arrested and charged with murder, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. 50-year-old William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. was on Thursday jailed on felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. He was booked into the Glynn County Jail. The GBI said that the charges stem from Arbery's killing on Feb. 23. S. Lee Merritt, Benjamin Crump and L. Chris Stewart, the attorneys for Arbery's parents, released the following statement on behalf of the family: "The family of Ahmaud Arbery was relieved to learn that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has today taken William 'Roddie' Bryan into custody. We called for his arrest from the very beginning of this process. His involvement in the ...
Documentary on Nigeria’s most fatal pipeline explosion, premieres this week at AFRIFF
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Documentary on Nigeria’s most fatal pipeline explosion, premieres this week at AFRIFF

On November 13th, award-winning journalist Eromo Egbejule’s directorial debut Jesse: The Funeral That Never Ended premieres at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Lagos. The documentary film is the previously untold and emotionally gripping story of another community in the oil-rich Niger Delta whose gift became a curse. Twenty-one years ago, a massive leak pipeline passing through the community, connecting the south and north of Nigeria, triggered an explosion that ultimately resulted in the death of at least one thousand people, with hundreds more undocumented and tens of survivors with ghastly scars. Jesse: The Funeral That Never Ended, the rehashing of that tragic story as it happened in 1998, is produced by Arit Okpo, the host of CNN African Voices Changemakers. “Th...
Ethiopia Releases Report Into Fatal Boeing MAX 737 Crash, Blames Manufacturer
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Ethiopia Releases Report Into Fatal Boeing MAX 737 Crash, Blames Manufacturer

Both the government and the airline said the Ethiopian authorities preliminary report showed that the doomed jet’s crew followed the guidance provided by Boeing on how to fly the plane. They also used its flight control systems, heaping the blame largely on the manufacturer. “The March 10 crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 killed all 157 passengers and crew on the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet. “Data has shown significant similarities between the crash and the Lion Air disaster in October when the same model of the plane crashed soon after take-off. “All Boeing Max jets have been grounded worldwide as the investigations continue. “Ethiopian officials say the pilots followed instructions provided by Boeing. “Ethiopian Airlines says the initial report clearly showed its pilo...
Police Arrests Four In Connection Of Death Of Nigerian Teen In London
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Police Arrests Four In Connection Of Death Of Nigerian Teen In London

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Nigerian John Ogunjobi, in Tulse Hill yesterday made four arrests. Four men - aged [A] 22, [B] 20, [C] 21 and [D] 23 - have been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to custody at south London police stations for questioning. Officers returned to the scene yesterday evening, a week-on from John Ogunjobi's murder to appeal for witnesses. Police were initially called to Greenleaf Close, Tulse Hill at 22.53hrs on Monday, 5 November. Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and found John collapsed in the street with stab injuries. Despite the efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Driver Dies On The Spot As Truck Conveying Tomatoes Falls On Bus In Lagos (Photos)
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Driver Dies On The Spot As Truck Conveying Tomatoes Falls On Bus In Lagos (Photos)

A bus driver has reportedly ended up dead on the spot as a truck inventorying tomatoes collapses on his vehicle. The scene of the accident It has been reported that a truck transporting tinned tomatoes has fallen in a Lagos community, crushing a bus driver to death. Local reports show that the truck fell while trying to dodge at pothole at LUTH junction, Mushin, Lagos. The fatal accident happened in the early hours of Sunday, September 30, 2018. The truck driver, fearing mob action, fled following the incident. Eyewitnesses took to social media to break the news. See more photos below:
One dead as Policemen who participated in Osun election involved in accident
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One dead as Policemen who participated in Osun election involved in accident

One person has reportedly lost his life as Policemen who participated in the 2018 Osun state governorship election got involved in an accident. Some mobile police officers sent on official duty to Osun State, for the Saturday governorship election, were involved in a fatal auto crash while returning to their based. The Nigeria Police Moblie Force (PMF) officers that was attached to 62 kafanchan Kaduna who where send to official duty on Saturday Osun Governorship Election has involved in a fatal accident on their way back to base five of them has reported sustained injury by coorespondance while the one officer died at the spot. Five of the officers attached to Division 62 kafanchan, Kaduna State, sustained varying degrees of injuries after the accident, yesterday, while one re...
4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Mauled By 3 Dogs
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4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Mauled By 3 Dogs

A four-year-old girl in Thailand died from fatal head, face and neck wounds sustained from being mauled by three dogs on Tuesday evening while riding a bicycle around her Chaiyaphum neighbourhood. The girl was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital, but died on the way. Following a report of the incident at 5.20pm, Ban Khwao precinct’s inspector Pol Major Thongsuk Ratsiwor led officers to inspect the scene in Tambon Ban Khwao in Ban Khawao district. Neighbour and eyewitness Noppol Kulthanawat, 57, told police that he was watching TV at home around 5pm when he heard a girl screaming and came out to see what was happening. He saw Thanyalak Salitkul being attacked by three dogs aged two to three years that were usually chained and kept within their owner's house property. Noppol drov...
Graduate Preparing For NYSC, Burnt To Death In Kogi Tatal Accident
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Graduate Preparing For NYSC, Burnt To Death In Kogi Tatal Accident

On Thursday August 23rd, a fatal accident that occured along the Zariagi-Lokoja highway in Kogi state, left three persons burnt beyond recognition. It has now been revealed that one of the deceased, Hafsat, had just recently graduated from the Kogi state University and was set to leave for NYSC camp in two weeks time. Hafsat and nine others were involved in the accident. While three of them were burnt to death, five of the victims are currently receiving medical care at the state hospital while one of the victims escaped unhurt. Photos from the scene of the accident below  
EFCC Raids Abuja Home Of Ex-DSS DG Ita Ekpeyong
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EFCC Raids Abuja Home Of Ex-DSS DG Ita Ekpeyong

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have raided the residence of the former director-general of the State Security Service (SSS) Ita Ekpeyong earlier today. Mycelebrityandi  learnt that the officers, believed to be from the anti-graft agency arrived Mr Ekpeyong’s home in an anti-corruption raid that was reportedly sanctioned by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. The property being raided is located in Asokoro, Abuja. An attempt was previously made to search it in November 2017, but Mr Daura prevented it, sparking a confrontation that nearly turned fatal between SSS and EFCC operatives. The EFCC then accused Mr Ekpeyong of being culpable in the arms purchase scandal that rocked the exit of President Goodluck Jonathan. Scores of individuals and firms have been identi...
Fresh Ebola Virus Outbreak In Congo
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Fresh Ebola Virus Outbreak In Congo

A report by Aljazeera has shown that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, just days after a recent emergence of the disease, which killed 33 people, was declared over. Four cases of the virus were confirmed in northeastern North Kivu province, the DRC's health minister said in a statement on Wednesday, though there was no indication they were linked to the country's previous - and ninth - Ebola outbreak in northwestern Equateur Province. "Although we did not expect to face a tenth epidemic so early, the detection of the virus is an indicator of the proper functioning of the surveillance system," Health Minister Oly Ilunga said. Ebola is a virus-caused hemorrhagic fever that in extreme cases causes fatal bleeding from intern...
Big Brother Naija’s Soma Sailed Through A Nearly Fatal Accident
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Big Brother Naija’s Soma Sailed Through A Nearly Fatal Accident

Big Brother Naija season 2 housemate Somadina Anyama, popularly known as Soma, survived an accident that could easily have become fatal. The entertainer got into the accident early this morning. His car was hit by a bus, it lost control and veered off the road, nearly falling into a ditch. The bus driver drove off immediately, not minding the damage he caused. In a video shared to Instagram, Soma’s car can be seen hanging just above the ditch. Thankfully, Soma was fine, enough to make a video. Sharing the video, he wrote: “Just want to thank God for my life… this was a close shave, I can’t die now…” #bbnaija star, Soma Involved In Car Accident. @soma_apexJust want to thank God for my life... this was a close shave, I can't die now... A post shared by Don’t Let Spi...
Fatal Car Accident Leave All Passengers Dead Along Abuja Road
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Fatal Car Accident Leave All Passengers Dead Along Abuja Road

A fatal accident which happened at Gada Biu, along Abuja road, left all the car occupants dead, according to online reports. The driver who was simply identified as Ba’katsha – was reportedly trying to overtake a vehicle along the highway – before crashing the car and somersaulting multiple times. All the passengers including the driver died on the spot before the arrival of other road users and emergency officials.
Pregnant Lady Dies In Fatal Accident
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Pregnant Lady Dies In Fatal Accident

A pregnant lady with the name, Jennifer has died after she was involved in a fatal accident while traveling in a commercial bus along one of the major roads in Nigeria. Her family member, Kalu Mercy Oluchi, who shared the sad news online, wrote ”If money can bring you back we would have done everything possible to get you back…. Dearest Sweet Sis, You were a strong woman and would have defeated death if it was a physical fight to safe your life and that of unborn Baby. All I have to say is REST IN PEACE”. So sad1 May her soul and that of her unborn child rest in peace, Amen. See photos from the accident below;
Corps Member, 2 Final Year Students Die In Fatal Car Accident
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Corps Member, 2 Final Year Students Die In Fatal Car Accident

Two final year students of the Kwara State Polytechnic died in an auto crash, yesterday, while heading home after the day’s exam. According to reports, the accident which also claimed the lives of the driver and a corps member, occurred along the Unilorin Teaching hospital, Oke-Ose, Ilorin, after the cab driver was said to have lost control of the car. Few days ago, a female corps member was knocked down by a moving train in Ikeja, Lagos State. The accident left her body seriously mangled. According to an eye witness account, “the train was not moving at a high speed. People tried to call her attention to the incoming train but she didn’t yield to the call as she continued pressing her mobile phone.” He also further stated that “I was looking at her from where I stood ...
Nathaniel Bassey Survives Fatal Car Accident
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Nathaniel Bassey Survives Fatal Car Accident

Hallelujah Challenge convener, gospel artist, Nathaniel Bassey survived a ghastly car crash in Lagos on 28th of June, two days to his birthday. He shared photos of his car and wrote; “Thank You Jesus! We cancel that appointment with death. #####Good morning,I just want to use this opportunity to thank God and share my testimony with you.On the 28th of June I was on my way home from the last halleluyah praise challenge night which took place at the glitz event centre,I was inside a car and another car ran into us just at the lekki 3rd round about (ikate) and my car somersaulted inside the roundabout. People were scared that we were dead.The only thing I remembered saying last was the Blood of Jesus.I and the driver came out alive without a single scratch.The most amazing thing is th...
Anambra Chief, Kenneth Okonkwo, Dies In Fatal Accident
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Anambra Chief, Kenneth Okonkwo, Dies In Fatal Accident

The commandant of Operation Clean and healthy Anambra Brigade, popularly known as OCHA BRIGADE, chief Kenneth Okonkwo is dead. According to a report by APGA Interactive Forum, Chief Okonkwo died this morning in an undisclosed hospital as confirmed by A member of his family. He had a fatal accident while returning from a wake keep of his late friend last night. Late Kenneth Okonkwo was the commandant of OCHA BRIGADE, a task force created by Governor Obiano to ensure a clean and healthy state. Photos of Late Chief Okonkwo below...
Boko Haram Leader Shekau Suffers Fatal Injury In Air Strike 
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Boko Haram Leader Shekau Suffers Fatal Injury In Air Strike 

Some Boko Haram commanders have been killed in an air strike carried out by two Nigerian Air force jets. A source discloses that Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, who was wounded in the bombings is believed to be receiving treatment near the Nigerian border with Cameroon Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has been injured after Nigerian Air force jets bombed insurgents who had gathered for prayers in Balla village the edge of the Sambisa Forest, sources have disclosed. The Punch reports that one of Abubakar Shekau’s deputies, among other Boko Haram commanders, was killed in the air strike carried out by two Nigerian Air force jets some 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Damboa, last Friday, April 28. 
Garry Shandling Cause Of Death Revealed
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Garry Shandling Cause Of Death Revealed

Garry Shandling died from a blood clot in his heart, coroner's officials said Tuesday more than seven months after the comedian's unexpected death. A report by Los Angeles' coroner's officials released Tuesday states the fatal clot occurred after the comedian developed blood clots in his legs. The comedian had not been feeling well during a trip to Hawaii, the report stated. Shandling died March 24 after calling paramedics to his home. Los Angeles coroner's officials had delayed issuing their determination of what killed the 66-year-old until after a review of his medical records and toxicology tests were completed. The toxicology results found only a therapeutic amount of Xanax and some cold medication in his system. In 1992, Shandling created his comic masterpiece with "The Larry Sand...

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