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FRSC confirms 3 dead in Ogun auto crash

Federal Road Safety Officers at work The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said three persons died and three others sustained injury in an accident which occurred on the Papa/Ilaro road on Wednesday. The FRSC Unit Commander in Ogun, Fatai Bakare, told NAN at Itori that the accident occurred at about 11:45...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Niger Republic to investigate IRS plane crash

IRS Airline The Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Benedict Adeyileka, said on Monday that investigation into the crashed IRS aircraft was being handled by Niger Republic. He disclosed this while briefing aviation correspondents at the Murtala Muhammed International Airpo...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

Police IG’s Son Survives IRS Plane Crash

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, Sunday morning, said he was full of gratitude to God for preserving the lives of a pilot and his son, Captain Jamil Abubakar, a co-pilot of the IRS plane that crash-landed last night in Niger Republic. He said this in a very short statement posted on the fac...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

IG’s son survives IRS plane crash in Niger Republic

Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent Mohammed Abubakar, Inspector General of Police An IRS aircraft, which was returning from maintenance abroad, has crashed in Niger Republic, with two crew members on board, aviation sources said on Saturday. The two crew, including the son of the Inspector General of Police, ...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Dangote moves to crash cement prices

Aliko Dangote, President Dangote Group The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote said that nine million tonnes of cement have been released into the market to stem the escalating cost of the product. Dangote, who disclosed this to journalists on Friday at the premises of Obajana Cement Company in K...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

3 die in copter crash

A helicopter carrying eight passengers and crew crashed on Thursday killing three people off Ghana’s western coast, home to the nation’s offshore oil industry, the military said. “Three people have been confirmed dead,” Ghana Armed Forces Spokesman M’Bawine Atintande told AFP, ad...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Juve wins Serie A after Roma crash at Catania

L-R: Paul Pogba, Carlos Tevez (m) and Andrea Pirlo celebrate during an Europa League match Juventus secured the 2014 Serie A title with three games to spare on Sunday after closest challengers Roma were stunned 4-1 away to relegation-haunted Catania. It is the Turin giants’ 30th official title in Italy&...

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Posted on May 5, 2014

Vice President Sambo’s Brother Dies in Auto Crash

Immediate younger brother of Namadi Sambo, Nigeria’s vice president, Yusuf Sambo has died. Yusuf died on Sunday in a ghastly auto crash along Airport Road, Abuja. His remains have been interred at a cemetery in Abuja according to Muslim rites. Sambo, who was representing Nigeria in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, ...

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Posted on Apr 28, 2014

Auto crash kills 31 in Lagos in 3 months – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos has said no fewer than 31 persons died in 87 road accidents in Lagos State from January to March this year. Chidi Nkwonta, Sector Commander FRSC Lagos said that at least 160 people were also injured in the various accidents during the period. “The command re...

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Posted on Apr 17, 2014

Two Killed in Auto Crash Involving Tambulwa’s Convoy

Two persons were killed while several others sustained injuries in Kaduna, Kaduna State on Monday, when Speaker of the Federal House of Representative, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s convoy had an accident. According to eye witnesses, the accident occurred when Tambuwal’s convoy, leaving one Deluxe Suites on Ali...

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Posted on Apr 15, 2014

Three-year old baby, three others dead in military helicopter crash in Namibia

Site of the crash Four people including a three-year old boy have died after a military helicopter crashed in north-east Namibia, the defence ministry and military sources said today. The helicopter crashed shortly after take-off early Friday, killing three of the 10 people on board instantly and injuring the...

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Posted on Apr 12, 2014

4 students die in ghastly road crash

Jethro Ibileke/Benin A tragic road accident involving a 15-seater bus conveying passengers to Warri has claimed the lives of four students of the College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State. The accident occurred on Friday at kilometre 12, Benin-Sapele-Warri expre...

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Posted on Mar 29, 2014

Former ASUU President Dies In Auto Crash

A former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) and a renowned writer, Professor Festus Iyayi, has died in an auto crash on his way to Kano for a meeting of the union. The accident occurred on Tuesday at about 12.30pm, local time, at Banda village near Lokoja the Kogi State capital when ...

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Nigerian writer, activist, Iyayi dies in car crash

By Citizens Platform      Professor Festus Iyayi foremost Nigerian author and activist has died in a car crash, he was on his way to the  ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) negotiations he died in a road accident on his way to the national congress of ASUU in Kano. ASUU Presid...

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Posted on Nov 12, 2013

Associated Airlines Crash: Lagos Releases DNA Results for Victims

The Lagos State Government on Friday released the result of the DNA test conducted on 12 victims of the recent aircraft crash involving a chatter jet belonging to Associated Airlines. The aircraft, which was on its way to Akure, Ondo State with the corpse of former Governor Olusegun Agagu, family members, f...

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Posted on Nov 8, 2013

Lagos Releases DNA Results For Plane Crash Victims

The results of the DNA tests conducted on the 12 burnt bodies of the Associated Airline crash victims are now ready. Fifteen people died on Thursday when the Associated plane conveying the remains of former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, to Ondo State for burial crashed shortly after taking off ...

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Posted on Nov 8, 2013

4 Dead, 14 Injured In Ondo Auto Crash

Four persons have been reported dead and 14 injuried in an auto crash that occurred at Igbara-Oke in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. The crash resulted from a head-on collision of an 18-passenger Mazda bus, number plate Lagos KSF 706 XF, with a Honda Accord saloon, AA 239 GBH. The Federal Road Sa...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Auto crash leaves four dead and fourteen wounded in Ondo

By Citizens Platform A fatal auto crash that occurred at Igbara Oke, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday  claimed four lives while 14 others sustained injuries. Mr. Joseph Ojerinde, the Federal Road Safety Commission officer in charge of field operations in the state command, confirmed t...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Laos Plane Crash May Have Claimed All Passengers On Board

A total of 49 people on board of a Lao Airlines passenger plane are believed dead, when the plane crashed into the Mekong River in southern Laos on Wednesday. The plane appeared to have been hit by strong winds when it was descending. The plane crashed on Wednesday afternoon near Pakse, Champasak province. Au...

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Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Tennis: More Nigerians crash out of Governor’s Cup

More Nigerian players on Tuesday crashed out of the ongoing 2013 Lagos Tennis Governor’s Cup Championships. Henry Atseye lost in two straight sets of 6-1, 6- 0 to India’s Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, in the men’s singles. Speaking after the match, Atseye said; “I was a little stressed up; I know...

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Posted on Oct 17, 2013

Governor’s Cup Tennis : Last 4 Nigerians Crash Out

The last four Nigerians crashed out on Wednesday in the second round of the men’s category of the ongoing Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championships. Hiroki Kondo of Japan, seeded one and ranked at 276 by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), beat unseeded Clifford Enoseregbe, who lost in two stra...

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Posted on Oct 16, 2013

How Failed Engine, Carelessness Caused Associated Airline Crash

Revelations emerged on Friday that the crashed aircraft belonging to Associated Airlines actually gave signals that all was not well but the signals were ignored by the pilot. An examination conducted on the Cockpit Voice Data Recorder by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) inside its Abuja laboratory r...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2013

Lagos Plane Crash: Man recounts how he cheated death

Gideon Ade Akingboye, a very close friend of  the late Tunji Okusanya, the director of MIC Funerals. He spoke to FUNSHO AROGUNDADE and BAYO ADETU on the last moments of the deceased and how he escaped being killed in the plane crash that took the lives of  his friend and others You were supposed to [&hellip...

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Posted on Oct 11, 2013

Another Associated Airline Plane Crash Survivor Dies

One of the remaining six survivors of last Thursday’s plane crash has died, an official at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, confirmed on Wednesday. The latest casualty has increased to 15 the death toll of the Associated Airline plane crash which happened at 9.32 a.m. on 3 October. “There are ...

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Posted on Oct 10, 2013

Senate summons Aviation minister over Lagos crash

By Citizens platform The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah, and chief executive officers of parastatals in the ministry. They are to appear before the Senate Committee on Aviation to explain the recent Associated Airline plane crash in Lagos and other recent matters in...

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Posted on Oct 9, 2013

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