Eighteen passengers travelling from Kwara State to Lagos escaped death on Tuesday as a commercial bus conveying them somersaulted and swerved off the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident occurred around 4pm at the Magboro end of the expressway, a few kilometers from Lagos. We learnt that the propeller of the bus broke while the bus
A Facebook user, Aremo Oriola who is based in Brooklyn New York, shared the sad story of a Liberian couple based in Minnesota in the US, who was killed by the husband's brother due to greed and pure wickedness! Read what he wrote after the cut...
Tragedy struck on Thursday at the Fari end of the Sagamu-Benin Expressway, after three passengers travelling for the New Year celebration lost their lives in a road accident. PUNCH Metro learnt that four others were in a critical condition at the Ro’ona Hospital, Ijebu Ode. It was gathered that their vehicle, a Mazda bus, with number plate, AKD 899
An auxiliary nurse, identified only as Oyekanmi, has been arrested by the police for her role in the death of a baby she took delivery of in the Odogunyan, Ikorodu area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim’s mother, Adeola, had been taken to Oyekanmi’s residence last Saturday when she went into labour. Oyekanmi, while attempting to
IDO Ekiti, headquarters of Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, was thrown into mourning yesterday after a trailer crushed three residents to death. The trailer apparently lost control at a major junction in the town at about 10.30 am killing two commercial motorcycle riders and a pedestrian. The truck, said to be coming from Lagos,
The Catholic Archdiocese of Kafanchan alleged yesterday that the latest attacks in southern Kaduna State had claimed 808 lives with 57 injured. It also alleged that 53 villages were attacked Governor Nasir El-Rufai has described the attackers as foreign Fulani herdsmen, who were avenging past attacks on them and their livestock. Addressing a news
A Lagos bound train from Kano collided with a trailer at a railway crossing in Kawo, Kaduna, and cut the trailer into two, the Federal Road Safety Corps said in Kaduna on Wednesday. The Sector Commander of FRSC in the state, Mr. Francis Udoma, told the News Agency of Nigeria, that the incident occurred at 3 a.m., adding however, that no