AUTO CRASH CLAIMS THE LIVES OF 5 WEDDING GUESTS IN EKITI

Victor Olakitan in Ado Ekiti Five persons, who were returning from a wedding ceremony yesterday, were feared dead in a road accident along Ado –Ikere Road in Ekiti State. The accident involved an 18-seater bus belonging to Ekiti State Market Women conveying some guests from a wedding reception. THISDAY gathered that three of the occupants were said to have died on the spot while two among the injured persons gave up the ghost at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti. Eyewitness accounts told THISDAY that the driver of…

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17 DIE IN KWARA AUTO CRASH

An auto-crash on Thursday at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa express way in Kwara, killed 17 people. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the accident involved an 18-seater Toyota Hiace bus and an articulated DAF trunk carrying container. An eyewitness account revealed that the accident was due to speeding and dangerous driving as the two vehicles had head-on collision at a bend along the highway. The source said that while 17 passengers in the bus were killed, two occupants of the articulated vehicle suffered various degrees of injuries. Udeme Eshiet, the…

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NIGERIAN MAN BURIES HIS TWO KIDS SAME DAY, WIFE STILL IN MORTUARY AFTER GHASTLY ACCIDENT

EARS!!! Nigerian Man Buries Two Children Same Day, Wife Still In Mortuary(Photos) By Wisdom Nwedene A Nigerian man, Hon. Adiele Ekeke has buried his two children the same day, while his beautiful wife is still in the mortuary, Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV gathered that Hon. Ekeke, an illustrious son of Ukwa Ethnic Nationality and a Commissioner in Abia State Oil Producing Area Development Commission; ASOPADEC lost his family; wife and two children, in a ghastly motor accident, along Enugu-Okigwe express road. Speaking over the death of his children and…

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11 DIE IN ZAMFARA ROAD MISHAP

No  fewer than 11 persons lost their lives in a road accident involving a commuter bus and an articulated vehicle in Damba area of Gusau, Zamfara State, yesterday. Governor Bello Matawalle, who arrived the scene moments after it occurred, rallied to the assistance of the injured, according to Yusuf Idris, the Director-General, Press Affairs, Government House. Idris said the accident, which occurred around 4:00 p.m., was as a result of over speeding by the driver of the commuter bus. He said the bus from Abuja had a head-on collision with…

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LADY DIES AFTER MISSING HER STEP WHILE ALIGHTING FROM A BUS IN LAGOS, SEE PICS

A yet-to-identified lady has died after misstepping with her head hitting the ground while alighting a #Danfo bus, yesterday, in Lagos. According to Tolulope, an eyewitness, the incident happened at Olowu bus stop, along Mobolaji bank Anthony road, Ikeja. Her family has since come to evacuate her body. https://all-gists.blogspot.com/2019/07/lady-dies-after-misstepping-while-alighting-from-a-bus-photos.html

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AIR PEACE PLANE OVERSHOOTS RUNWAY IN PORTHARCOURT, SEE PICS, VIDEO

Tragedy averted today in Port Harcourt as Air Peace Plane overshoots runway while landing at the Port Harcourt Airport. One of the passengers in the airplane, Okperuvwe Jennifer who sent in the video wrote: Happening right now in Ph Airport All I have to say is thank you lord .. Am a miracle child The reason while the plane skidded off the runway is unknown, but it may not be unconnected with the weather as it was obviously raining in the video and there was every possibility that the plane…

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DANGOTE COMPENSATE VICTIMS OF ITS TRUCK’S ACCIDENT IN ANAMBRA

David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The Dangote Group has paid a sum of N10 million to traders affected by an accident involving one of its trucks which lost control and swerved into Afo Ibughubu Market, Umuchu, Aguata Local Government Area (LGA), Anambra State. The company presented the cheques to the beneficiaries at the State House, Awka in the presence of the Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke and representatives of NEM Insurance Plc, among others. The accident, which occurred sometimes in 2018, claimed at least three lives; seven suffered varying degrees of…

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HOW COUPLE, 4 OTHERS DIED IN ABUJA EARLY MORNING ROAD CRASH

Five persons, including a couple, died in a road accident in Abuja on Sunday. A sixth person, who was seriously injured in the incident which occurred at about 8 a.m. near Setraco Junction along Kubwa Expressway, was rushed to the hospital. According to an official of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Emmanuel Agbo, the incident occurred when a Toyota Camry car coming from Kubwa area to Abuja city centre was hit by a trailer. Agbo told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the scene of the incident, that the…

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