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Explosion leaves up to 75 coal miners trapped underground in Russia
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Explosion leaves up to 75 coal miners trapped underground in Russia

A rescue mission is underway to save dozens of missing trapped coal miners after a fire broke out at a mine in Russia. Emergency services rushed to the Listvyazhnaya coal mine in the Kemerovo region of Russia’s Siberia on Thursday November 25. At least one miner was reported to have died in the incident while fears have been growing for the missing coal miners amid the mine evacuation. A number of the coal miners were suffering from smoke poisoning when they were brought to the surface, authorities said. Russian media Interfax news agency quoted a mine official saying 75 miners’ whereabouts were unaccounted for. More than 200 people have been saved, emergency services said. Regional Governor Sergei Tsivilev said one person had died and another 43 were injured, acc...
Femi Osibona, developer of collapsed Ikoyi building, is confirmed dead
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Femi Osibona, developer of collapsed Ikoyi building, is confirmed dead

Femi Osibona, owner of Fourscore Homes, the developing company in charge of the building that collapsed in Lagos, is confirmed dead. His friend Dele Momodu shared the sad news days after it was revealed he was trapped under the rubble of the collapsed building. "Good night my very dear friend and brother. FEMI FOURSCORE OSIBONA... RIP." Dele also changed his Instagram profile photo to a burning candle to mourn the dead.
Five children killed as floods kill at least 24 in India
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Five children killed as floods kill at least 24 in India

At least 24 people have been killed in floods in southern India after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow, cutting off towns and villages on Monday morning, October 18. Several houses were washed away and people became trapped in the district of Kottayam in Kerala state. Five children are among the dead and there are fears the death toll could rise further as many people are missing. Video from the area showed bus passengers being rescued after their vehicle was inundated with floodwater. As at press time, Military helicopters are being used to fly in supplies and personnel to areas where people are trapped, officials said. Thousands of people have been evacuated and more than 100 relief camps have been set up across the state, Kerala's chief minister Pinarayi Vija...
Stop addressing me as Tega’s husband – BBNaija star’s husband writes
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Stop addressing me as Tega’s husband – BBNaija star’s husband writes

Ajeboh, husband of evicted Big Brother Naija star, Tega has asked Nigerians to stop addressing him as "Tega's husband". He went on to state that his name is "Ajeboh". This is however coming after Tega took to Snapchat yesterday September 28, to say that one can be in marriage for over 40 years and still feel trapped. She also claimed that there is just so much one can take in before they begin to crack.
No casaulty recorded after forty feet container fell on a car in Lagos
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No casaulty recorded after forty feet container fell on a car in Lagos

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on Sunday night, September 19, successfully rescued four persons trapped in a grey Toyota Camry with registration number KRD-822FX after a 40ft containerized truck fell on it at Abalti Barracks.   The four victims, two males and two females,were administered pre-hospital care by the Agency's Paramedics and were thereafter transferred to General Hospital, Marina for further treatment.  
‘The Taliban will enjoy killing us’ – Gay man trapped in Afghanistan says extremists are hunting homosexuals
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‘The Taliban will enjoy killing us’ – Gay man trapped in Afghanistan says extremists are hunting homosexuals

A gay man trapped in Kabul has claimed the Taliban 'are hunting them while explaining what life under the extremists' rule would look like for the LGBTQ+ community. The man, whose identity has been concealed for his own safety, said the Taliban would take pleasure in hunting down and killing LGBTQ+ people in an exclusive interview with MailOnline. 'They kill us very brutally. Not like the others who they kill with a gun or a bullet. 'They will use fire, or they will behead or stone us, and they will enjoy it - it's acceptable to them.' He went on to say his best friend committed suicide because 'no one was here to listen to his voice'. 'I tried to encourage him, to give him hope, but he's not coming back and I can't forget that moment. 'He was living like a shadow, and he...
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.
Man drowns inside well in Kwara
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Man drowns inside well in Kwara

The man identified as Abdulfatai Taiye has been drowned inside a well in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State. The incident occurred at Ile Asaba Compound Offa around 9:15 pm on Saturday, August 21. According to one of the residents, the man was suspected to have been drunk when he fell into the well. "It was the people in the neighbourhood who discovered that there was a person trapped inside the well that alerted the Fire Service in Offa,” the resident said. The Head of Department, Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Hakeem Adekunle, who confirmed the incident on Sunday, said the corpse was evacuated by its personnel and has since been handed over to the police for further investigation. "It took us few minutes to get there and evacuate the corpse from the well. We h...
Dayo Adeneye, Trapped in Plane Toilet all through a Flight
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Dayo Adeneye, Trapped in Plane Toilet all through a Flight

Music executive, Dayo Adeneye, was trapped in a plane toilet all through a domestic flight. He took to Instagram to make the complaint. He explained that the airline staff had to break the door to let him out of the toilet. He added that despite the issue with the toilet, new passengers were allowed to board flight. Watch the video below.
Naked Woman Trapped between two buildings left crying for help for half an hour before firefighters launched two-hour mission to free her
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Naked Woman Trapped between two buildings left crying for help for half an hour before firefighters launched two-hour mission to free her

A naked woman mysteriously became trapped between two buildings in California, USA, and cried for help for half an hour before her location was discovered. Emergency services were called to the bizarre incident at 1020 N. Harbor Blvd at 2.05pm on Tuesday, July 13, according to Fox 11. Workers in the area heard a woman crying but struggled to locate exactly where she was. They searched for around 20 to 30 minutes before finally figuring out her location. Fire crews were unable to establish how the woman was able to become wedged in the 18-inch gap between the walls of an auto body shop and car stereo store in Santa Ana, California. For two hours, firefighters from Orange County Fire Authority tried to free her. They drilled a small hole into the wall so they could insert...
Insecurity: Angry Residents Block Abuja-Kaduna Highway, Cause Heavy Traffic
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Insecurity: Angry Residents Block Abuja-Kaduna Highway, Cause Heavy Traffic

Some angry residents of Kaduna State on Saturday, blocked the popular Abuja-Kaduna highway, causing heavy traffic hold up on the road and leaving many travellers trapped. Naija News gathered the protesters are majorly from Anguwar Magaji in Chikun Local Government Area of the state who are protesting the increasing waves of insecurity in the country. Particularly, the villagers are understood to be angry because of the recent killing of a 13-year-old girl by bandits and are protesting the general insecurity in their land. The bandits reportedly stormed the house of the village head and abducted his family as well as other persons in the community. They lamented that fear has stopped them from going to their farms as they no longer feel safe. “We cannot go to our farms and ye...
Death toll from Gas Explosion in Lagos rises to five
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Death toll from Gas Explosion in Lagos rises to five

The death toll from the gas tanker explosion that occurred on Thursday night June 17 along the Bank Anthony Way in Lagos has risen to five. Three of the bodies, said to be adult males, were found inside one of the stores at the OPIC plaza while operatives of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) search for a child whose mother was rescued earlier this morning. It was learnt the woman, who was at the Chinese Restaurant, kept crying about her child when she was being evacuated to the hospital which gave insights that someone was trapped. A further search by the operatives led to the discovery of two more bodies, one of which was a child. Speaking on the rescue operation, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Manageme...
Armed Bandits Kill 12 in Sokoto
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Armed Bandits Kill 12 in Sokoto

Photo from the funeral Suspected bandits have killed 12 people at Maikujera in Rabah local government area of Sokoto state. The spokesman of the Sokoto Police Command, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, who confirmed this on Sunday, June 13, said the incident happened around 4:30pm on Thursday. According to Abubakar, 12 people were killed by the assailants. He, however, said that nobody was abducted by the bandits. Meanwhile, some gunmen suspected to be bandits were said to have blocked Sokoto-Gusau road on Sunday. A motorist, who was among the people trapped, told Daily Trust that the gunmen blocked portion between Bimasa and Lambar Bakura and operated for almost two hours. "Many of travellers had to stop at Bimasa until the bandits left,” he said.
Dead body of missing man found inside giant dinosaur statue
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Dead body of missing man found inside giant dinosaur statue

The dead body of a missing man was found trapped inside a giant dinosaur statue. Investigators believe the 39-year-old mistakenly dropped his phone in the statue then he became trapped when trying to retrieve it and died a slow death. However, there is no obvious indication as to how he originally entered the stegosaurus. His body was found when a disturbing odour from the papier-mâché figure in the Barcelona suburb of Santa Coloma de Gramenet was smelt by a father and son on Saturday, May 22. On closer inspection, the dad spotted the corpse through a crack in a rear leg of the statue, BBC News reports. He then called the police who said the man's family had reported him missing and no one else is understood to have been involved in his death. A spokesperson for l...
Infant and two others die in gas explosion in Ogun
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Infant and two others die in gas explosion in Ogun

An infant and two other persons died in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital when a gas component of a faulty refrigerator exploded. According to reports, a technician was repairing the fridge when the explosion occurred. The three deceased persons got burnt after they were trapped and unable to escape after the gas cylinder exploded. “In the process of topping up gas into the refrigerator, there was an attraction of fire from someone cooking and there came an explosion” a resident said The remains of the deceased persons have been deposited in the morgue.
Truck crushes 10 women to death in Imo market
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Truck crushes 10 women to death in Imo market

No fewer than 10 market women were on Saturday afternoon reportedly crushed to death when a truck rammed into Nkwommiri market in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State.   The incident also left scores of others wounded, The Nation learnt. The truck was said to have lost its brakes while descending from Anara road towards Orlu. It was said to have rammed into women trading on the roadside market parts of the market. Village sources told The Nation some of the victims were crushed into a nearby river. One of them said the community was working with government officials to rescue those trapped. Imo police spokesperson Orlando Ikeokwu told The Nation that two persons had been confirmed dead so far, while rescue mission was ongoing.    
Boko Haram Fighters are Still Occupying Geidam – LG Chairman
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Boko Haram Fighters are Still Occupying Geidam – LG Chairman

Hon. Ali Kolo, Chairman of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State has disclosed that Boko Haram insurgents are still occupying Geidam community. Kolo told newsmen that 72 hours after the town was invaded by Boko Haram, thousands of his people were still trapped and had been infiltrated by the sect members. The LG Chairman who disclosed over 2,000 people who were displaced in the invasion are currently taking refuge in neighbouring Yunusari Local Government Area, also revealed that the insurgents killed two people yesterday morning, including a teacher with Kawuri Primary School, Mallam Baba Tazira. ThisDay reported that Kolo also stressed that there was no truth in the report by the military that the attack had been repelled
Newly Wed man, Four Others Die as 18-seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo
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Newly Wed man, Four Others Die as 18-seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo

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

Princes William and Harry will walk behind their grandfather’s coffin when they attend his funeral next week. The brothers are expected to stand shoulder to shoulder to form part of the royal procession at the service for the Duke of Edinburgh in Windsor on Saturday, April 17. It will be the first time the pair will be seen together since Meghan and Harry's bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey - in which he claimed his older brother was 'trapped' inside the Monarchy. A source told the Mail on Sunday that, while tensions have been 'high' following the fallout from the Oprah interview on March 7, the Royal Family are 'united in grief' following Prince Philip's death. However, the Duchess of Sussex, who is pregnant with the couple's second child at home in California, will n...
Man Trapped Under A Container In Lagos, Rescued Alive
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Man Trapped Under A Container In Lagos, Rescued Alive

A Nigerian man was rescued alive after being trapped under a container that had fallen, for more than two hours in Surulere, Lagos state on Thursday April 1. The man was said to be driving with his wife along Stadium road when the container fell from the trailer conveying it on top of his car. He was trapped for more than 2 hours. Thankfully help came and he was rescued alive. He has since been rushed to the hospital for treatment. See video below.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Man Rescued Alive After Being Trapped under a Container for More than two Hours in Lagos
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Man Rescued Alive After Being Trapped under a Container for More than two Hours in Lagos

A Nigerian man was rescued alive after being trapped under a container that had fallen, for more than two hours in Surulere, Lagos state on Thursday April 1. The man was said to be driving with his wife along Stadium road when the container fell from the trailer conveying it on top of his car. He was trapped for more than 2 hours. Thankfully help came and he was rescued alive. He has since been rushed to the hospital for treatment.
“He’s Brought Shame on Redheads and Can Consider himself Excommunicated” British Association of Gingers Banishes Prince Harry
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“He’s Brought Shame on Redheads and Can Consider himself Excommunicated” British Association of Gingers Banishes Prince Harry

Britain's "Ginger Mafia" has accused Prince Harry of giving redheads a bad name with the way he has treated the royal family. The highest ranking members of the British Association of Gingers (BAG) have voted in favour of banishing red-haired Harry from their ranks, saying they no longer consider him "part of the gang". Harry, who is one of the UK's highest-profile gingers, along with Ed Sheeran and Mick Hucknall, accused his family of a lack of support for his American wife Meghan. Harry, 36, said he had been "trapped" in the family, that he felt "let down" by his dad Prince Charles after their security was pulled, and alluded to a rift with his brother Prince William. Meghan also told how one member of the royal family had voiced "concerns" with Harry about the tone of th...
Boko Haram attack UN hub in Borno, trapping 25 aid workers
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Boko Haram attack UN hub in Borno, trapping 25 aid workers

A faction of Boko Haram linked to the Islamic State have attacked a UN base and overran a humanitarian hub in Borno.   It was learnt that scores of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters invaded the town of Dikwa in restive Borno state, dislodging troops from the military base and torching the humanitarian hub.   Security and humanitarian sources told AFP that the attack left 25 aid workers trapped. A humanitarian source said;   "We have 25 staff sheltering in the bunker which is under siege by the militants... but so far no staff has been affected."   Military reinforcements, including fighter jets and a helicopter gunship, had been deployed to help repel the attackers, the military source said.   A spokesman for UN chief Ant...
Borno Attack: Hundreds Trapped As Boko Haram Hoists Flags In Marte
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Borno Attack: Hundreds Trapped As Boko Haram Hoists Flags In Marte

On Sunday, the Chief of Army Staff, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, issued a 48-hour deadline for the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to recapture. Hundreds of people have been trapped in towns and villages after Boko Haram fighters dislodged Nigerian troops in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State over a week ago. Credible sources told the Daily Trust that the terrorists loyal to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) have also hoisted their flags in many places including military outposts in New Marte and Kirenowa, the biggest town in the local government. On Sunday, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru issued a 48-hour deadline for the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to recapture Marte from Boko Haram terrorists. He also directed them to...
At Least 200 People are Missing and nine Killed after Mountain Glacier Crashed into Dam and Triggered Massive Flood in India 
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At Least 200 People are Missing and nine Killed after Mountain Glacier Crashed into Dam and Triggered Massive Flood in India 

Indian authorities have launched a search operation after a piece of mountain glacier broke off, sending a massive flood of water and debris crashing into two dams and sweeping away roads and bridges. At least 200 people are missing and nine bodies have been recovered so far, Surjeet Singh, a police official told the Associated Press, adding that a desperate operation has been launched to rescue some 17 people trapped in a tunnel. Officials said a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off in Uttarkhand state's Tapovan area on Sunday morning, damaging the Rishiganga and Dhauliganga hydropower projects as well as homes in the area. Some houses were also damaged in the flooding, according to a government spokesman. 'There was a cloud of dust as the water went by. The...
Kanye West reacts to claims Jay Z allegedly sold Kanye’s Masters in order to get his own back
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Kanye West reacts to claims Jay Z allegedly sold Kanye’s Masters in order to get his own back

Kanye West has defended Jay Z after it was alleged that the latter sold Kanye's Masters to get his own back.   Kanye, who had been temporarily banned from Twitter for sharing a journalist's phone number on his timeline, returned to the platform today to react the claims Jay Z sold him out.   Kanye, 43, tweeted screenshots of a post by blogger Akademiks, featuring the headline, "Jay Z Allegedly Sold Kanye's Masters to Get Own Masters Back."     Reacting Kanye said Jay is his brother and the media shouldn't come between them.   Kanye wrote: "Don't let the system pit us against each other. JAY IS MY BROTHER ... I have eternal love for all artist that have been through and ar...
Lebanon Blast was Caused by Welder as Death toll Passes 100
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Lebanon Blast was Caused by Welder as Death toll Passes 100

It has been claimed that the huge explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, that killed over 100 people and injured more than 4,000, was caused by a welder at work. Close to where the welder was working, there was "highly explosive sodium nitrate" confiscated from a ship by Lebanese authorities and placed in one of the warehouses located near the harbour. The ammonium nitrate - more than 2,750 tons - had been stored in the warehouse for six years. Security sources in the country have claimed the welder sparked the initial fire that in turn ignited the chemicals, causing a blast that has been compared to a "nuclear bomb". The blast sent seismic shockwaves through the city on Tuesday evening, August 4, destroying buildings and shattering windows....
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Armed Bandits Surround Kasai In Katsina, Residents Trapped

Armed bandits are currently surrounding Kasai Village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State in preparation to launch an attack on the community. A source, who spoke with SaharaReporters, said the assailants arrived the village few minutes ago, forcing many residents to flee for safety into nearby bushes. The source said there is panic and tension in the area, adding that a detachment of soldiers drafted to the area had been notified of the development. The attackers were said to have raided Barkin Gulbi Village earlier in the day where a man was burnt to death.
Two Children Die as Building Collapses in Lagos
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Two Children Die as Building Collapses in Lagos

Two children died after they were trapped beneath the rubble of a storey-building which collapsed in the Gafari Balogun area of Ogudu, Lagos State today June 17. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed this to newsmen, said the building collapsed due to mudslide resulting from a downpour. He said their bodies have been recovered from the mud. “The LASEMA Response Team received a distress call at 12.40 pm about the collapse of a one-storey building at the Gafari Balogun Street in Ogudu. On arrival at the scene, the agency’s responders observed that the building collapsed as a result of a mudslide at the rear of the building which was caused by heavy rainfall. The agents were informed that two children, one male...
79-year-old Paralyzed Mother Pulled From Grave Alive, Three Days After son Buried her
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79-year-old Paralyzed Mother Pulled From Grave Alive, Three Days After son Buried her

A 79-year-old disabled woman who was allegedly buried alive by her son has miraculously survived after being trapped in the pit for nearly three days, authorities have said. Police in north-western China's Shaanxi province rescued the paralyzed mother, known as Wang Mou, on Tuesday, May 5, after the woman's daughter-in-law reported her missing. The 58-year-old son, known as Ma Mou, has been detained and faces an attempted murder charge, according to the police. An investigation on the incident is underway. Police in Jingbian County revealed that at 9am on Tuesday morning, the suspect's partner Zhang Mou went to the Xinzhuang Police Station to report her husband had taken her mother-in-law out on a trolley around 8pm on May 2, but she had not returned. She said he had told t...
8-storey Building Under Construction Collapses in Imo State
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8-storey Building Under Construction Collapses in Imo State

Many people are feared dead after an eight storey building that was under construction along Musa Yar'Adua drive in Owerri Municipal Council Area of Imo State, collapsed this evening, April 30. Rescue operation is currently ongoing at the scene of the incident. One person has been confirmed dead while several others are still trapped in the rubbles. See more photos and a video from the scene below  
Trapped By Coronavirus, Nigeria’s Elite Faces Squalid Hospitals – Bloomberg
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Trapped By Coronavirus, Nigeria’s Elite Faces Squalid Hospitals – Bloomberg

For decades, powerful Nigerians could ignore the government’s failure to invest adequately in the health-care system by seeking medical treatment abroad. The coronavirus pandemic means they can no longer escape. Since Nigeria identified its first case in late February, President Muhammadu Buhari has responded by closing the borders and imposing a lockdown on two key cities and the state of Ogun, an industrial hub. Commercial flights and private jets have been grounded. Like most African countries, Nigeria is now largely cut off from the world. The pandemic has forced much of Africa’s elite into a unique situation where it’s no longer possible to fly to the U.K., France or India to see a doctor, a practice that’s become commonplace even among the affluent middle class. Buhari w...
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North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Reportedly Rejects UK’s Request to Rescue Quarantined Britons’

North Korea has reportedly rejected the UK's request to rescue Britons trapped in a coronavirus quarantine despite claims the country is virus-free. This comes after the British Government wrote to the North Korean government for permission to evacuate quarantined Britons' after Kim Jong-un's regime banned all travel into and out of the country. It is said that the UK and EU had proposed a chartered flight to pick up British and European nationals who are stranded and drop off supplies. But the request was denied, NK News reported, citing anonymous sources. The Kim regime indicated it would only allow special flights into and out of the country for medical emergencies, the report added. It was also reported that the 30-day quarantine for all foreigners in North Korea is lik...
Coronavirus: Nigerians Trapped In Wuhan, China Cry Out “Bring Us Home” (Photos)
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Coronavirus: Nigerians Trapped In Wuhan, China Cry Out “Bring Us Home” (Photos)

The Coronavirus cases have risen to over 17000 infections in total with 21,588 in mainland China. It should be noted too that over 361 persons have died. Over 60 Nigerians are trapped in Wuhan the epicentre of the of the out break. Nigerians in wuhan China needs help from Nigeria government as they carry their placards bearing ....Bring Us Home, Nigerians Trapped In Wuhan China.
Chioma Trapped Davido With A Son As A Smart Igbo Girl – Instagram User Says
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Chioma Trapped Davido With A Son As A Smart Igbo Girl – Instagram User Says

Davido’s fiancee, Chioma, had a face off with some of her followers today on Instagram after she insisted that she prefers to be addressed as Davido’s wife and not a fiancee or girlfriend. The whole drama started after Chioma referred to Davido as her husband in a congratulatory message. Most of her followers shared their views about the post. However, one comment that was filled with a lot of unanswered questions was that of a young lady with the Instagram handle: @adore.herbeauty. According to the lady, Chioma used her pregnancy to trap Davido. See What She Wrote “You go block tire because the truth is bitter…On a normal day you’re absolutely nothing without Davido…it’s not like you have anything to offer the world…you use pregnancy of a male child to trap Davido as a smart Igb...
I Was Trapped – Professor Gyampo Speaks On Sex For Grade Scandal
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I Was Trapped – Professor Gyampo Speaks On Sex For Grade Scandal

Professor Ransford Gyampo, a popular Lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana has finally come out to speak on the viral video of him in the BBC Sex for Grade Scandal. According to Professor Gyampo in a post shared on his Facebook page, he was trapped by “a certain unscrupulous people, with the aid of BBC (African Eye)”. The popular Ghanaian lecturer explained that he was targeted by some political figures in Ghana who seeks to gag him fr putting political regimes on its ties. Professor Gyampo again warned the BBC to stay away from intruding in national issues and must remember that, colonialism is long over. Professor Gyampo further revealed he is suing BBC. READ THE FULL POST BELOW 1. I have been counseled to be silent on a matter of entr...
Buhari Encircled And Trapped In His Yokohama Hotel Hideout – Nnamdi Kanu
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Buhari Encircled And Trapped In His Yokohama Hotel Hideout – Nnamdi Kanu

How come all of their so-called Elites, Intellectuals, Professors, Academics, Opinion Leaders, Politicians, Royal Fathers, Pundits, Pastors, Native Doctors, are silent as their government keeps on dishing out lies upon lies, deceit upon deceit, fake picture after fake picture, fake video after fake video, but are busy worrying about IPOB confronting their dirty murderous politicians abroad? Whether shame will allow them to admit to it or not, the fact remains that Buhari is dead, buried in Saudi Arabia and replaced by Jubril Al-Sudani an impostor. That is why they have this elaborate dance of shame going on in Japan with fake pictures. We have now made sure that every government of the world is aware of this national disgrace and most heinous and despicable act being perpetrated Ful...
No Death Recorded in Ibadan Building Collapse — Oyo state government says
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No Death Recorded in Ibadan Building Collapse — Oyo state government says

Oyo state government says there was no fatality in the building collapse incident which occurred in the Sogoye area of Ibadan, the state capital last night. In a statement signed by the State commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun, the government said it was able to achieve the evacuation of all victims from the collapsed building which was under construction as at the time of the incident. He noted that the injured, who are in stable condition, have been taken to the hospital while no death was recorded. “Upon hearing the news of the incident, the Governor set up a multi-agency rescue team which promptly swung into action, mobilising equipment, materials and personnel. The team was able to rescue the two victims trapped in the rubble of the collapsed bui...
Lagos State Government Begins Manual Demolition of Marked Buildings
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Lagos State Government Begins Manual Demolition of Marked Buildings

The Lagos State Government has commenced the manual demolition of buildings marked on Freeman street at the Ita Faji area of Lagos Island. This follows the collapse of a three-storey building on Massey street in the same area, which caved-in on March 13, killing about nine people, while about 50 were rescued. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had during an assessment tour to the site, vowed to demolish all illegal school buildings in the area. He made the pledge on Wednesday while responding to concerns raised by some residents on the increase in illegal schools when he visited the scene of a building collapse. “So far, from what I have been briefed, we have rescued about 25 people and some are already dead but we were earlier informed that it was a school, the building is not technical...
Lagos Building Collapse: Buhari Sympathises With Families Of Victims
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Lagos Building Collapse: Buhari Sympathises With Families Of Victims

The President has described the collapse of a three-storey building containing a school in Lagos on Wednesday as “extremely sad”. The primary school is said to be located on the second floor of the building, which is believed to be about 30 years old. At least 24 victims have been rescued and taken to the Lagos General Hospital, Marina, with nine confirmed dead. Many more are feared trapped in the building. In a statement, President Muhammadu Buhari sympathised with the parents and relations of the deceased, wishing them God’s comfort and the injured speedy and complete recovery. “It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender. May God grant everyone affected by this sad incident the fortitude and succour,” the President said...
The Collapsed Lagos Building Was Marked For Demolition Last Year
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The Collapsed Lagos Building Was Marked For Demolition Last Year

We all heard the breaking news today of a building in Ita Faaji where the unfortunate incident happen where a 3-storey building collapse that killed and trapped many lives this morning. According Twitter user Adebayo bankole akintunde share, "The collapsed Lagos Island building had been marked for demolition & occupants asked to relocate last year. "Months later, the occupants came back, demolition mark erased, someone has been settled. "Now, the building collapsed, killing innocent school pupils." Source:
We Are Forced To Sleep With 10 Men Per Day; Nigerian Girls Trapped In Mali
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We Are Forced To Sleep With 10 Men Per Day; Nigerian Girls Trapped In Mali

It has been gathered that about 20,000 Nigerian victims of sex trade are trapped in Mali as the government is struggling to bring them back home. Officials say collusion between law enforcement agents and traffickers is hampering the rescue efforts. A video posted online revealed that thousands of the victims were kept in chattered shacks located at the outskirt of Kokoyo in western Mali. Many girls said the human traffickers had promised them good lives with well paid jobs in Europe but found themselves trapped in Mali for sex trade. Ranging from fourteen years old upward, the girls said they were forced to sleep with ten men per day. Some of them as young as 14 years were practically yanked off the street of Nigeria in their school uniforms, according to Aljazeerah. A six...
Kenyans Mourn Popular Football Enthusiast Killed In Terror Attack On The Eve Of His Birthday
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Kenyans Mourn Popular Football Enthusiast Killed In Terror Attack On The Eve Of His Birthday

The Kenya football fraternity was thrown into mourning on Wednesday morning after it was confirmed that football enthusiast James Oduor alias Cobra was among those killed in Tuesday's terror attack at Dusit complex in Westlands, Nairobi. Cobra, who worked at South Korean Electronics company LG situated at 14 Riverside, Nairobi, was trapped inside the offices on Tuesday evening when the attacks started. Coincidentally, today,  Wednesday, January 16, was his birthday. He is survived by his wife and one child. "What's happening at 14 Riverside fam? Any news from out there?" he posted on Twitter. Football Kenya Federation official, Nick Mwendwa led tributes for the man described by sports journalists as a 'ray of hope' in Kenyan football. "Fare thee well my friend. Your ...
700 Soldiers Missing, 2,000 Trapped As Boko Haram Takes Over Baga – SR
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700 Soldiers Missing, 2,000 Trapped As Boko Haram Takes Over Baga – SR

An estimated 700 soldiers are missing with more than 2,000 trapped following a Boko Haram attack on Thursday that culminated in the loss of Baga, a town in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, by the Nigerian Army. A faction of the insurgents loyal to Abu Musab al-Barnawi attacked Baga, lying northeast of Kukawa, and succeeded in dislodging the soldiers and hoisting their flags. According to an aid worker who spoke with SaharaReporters, “a large number of soldiers are still missing and many others are trapped.” “Boko haram has taken over Baga town,” said the source. “More than 2,000 troops are there trapped, and 700 are missing. [Air Force] jets cannot do anything now because the soldiers are trapped in their midst”. SaharaReporters could not independently verify th...
Osinbajo Visits Site Of Collapsed Building in Abuja
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Osinbajo Visits Site Of Collapsed Building in Abuja

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has paid a visit to the site of a four-storey building that collapsed in Abuja this afternoon.   At least 18 people are trapped beneath the rubble of the four-storey building which collapsed at about 1.30pm in the Jabi area of Abuja.   Osinbajo visited the scene immediately the news broke. He went with the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello; and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha
LASTMA Officer Begs For Mercy After Hand Was Locked By Driver When He Tried To Enter The Car
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LASTMA Officer Begs For Mercy After Hand Was Locked By Driver When He Tried To Enter The Car

Drama In Lagos as a LASTMA officer begs for mercy after his hand gets trapped when a driver wound up as he tried to forcefully enter the car. A Twitter user identified simply as Zaddy (@eDante_), has taken to the social networking platform to share a photo and reveal how LASTMA officer in Lagos begged for mercy after his hand was trapped by a driver who wound up as he tried to forcefully enter the car. The officer of the Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA), was seen in the viral photo begging for mercy after the driver wound up his window, trapping his hand as the officer tried to forcefully gain entrance into the vehicle. According to an eyewitness, the LASTMA officer was trapped for over 10 minutes and passersby had to join in begging the driver to free the off...
Driver And Passenger Trapped Inside Trailer On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
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Driver And Passenger Trapped Inside Trailer On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Men of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on a rescue mission at an accident scene at 7up adjacent motorways bus stop, Outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the early hours of Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Investigation carried out at the scene by the ERT revealed that the trailer with registration number LSD 379 XT suddenly developed a mechanical fault and fell on the road at the scene of the incident leaving the driver and motor boy trapped. The trapped driver (Olatunji Akande) was rescued alive and taken to the trauma centre for treatment while the motor boy (Lekan) confirmed dead and was handed over to the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU). The Agency (LASEMA) carried out the recovery operation with the aid of its heavy-duty equipment (crane an...

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