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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

Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead

Chukwudifu Akunne Oputa Eminent jurist and retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead. A statement released by the family on Sunday 4 May announced his death at the age of 96. He was reported to have died after recovering from a brief illness. A family source as well as a prominent...

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Posted on May 5, 2014

Six dead, 19 missing as Bangladesh ferry sinks

Six people were dead and at least 19 others were missing after a ferry capsized Saturday when it was caught in a storm in the south of Bangladesh, a government official said. The ferry, MV Shatil, sank in the middle of a river near Kalagasia, some 200 kilometres (125 miles) south of the capital Dhaka. [&helli...

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Posted on May 3, 2014

OOU student shot dead by cultists

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta A 200 level student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU,Ago Iwoye, Olawale Made,30, has been shot dead in a cultists’ clash in Ijebu Ode, western Nigeria. He was killed around his residence in Imowo area, in the outskirts of Ijebu Ode around 8:15pm Thursday night. One of the bro...

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Posted on May 3, 2014

Ex-Delta Governor, Col. Dungs is dead

Col. John David Dungs Retired Col. John David Dungs, former military governor of Delta, is dead, the deceased’s younger brother, Sunday Dungs, said on Friday in Jos. He told NAN in a telephone interview that: “Col. Dungs is late. That is the only thing I can tell you for now.” The younger Dungs ...

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Posted on May 3, 2014

Another Explosion Rocks Nyanya, 17 Dead

A vehicle laden with explosives was denoted on Thursday evening ,at  Zuba Park,killing 17 people and injuring many others. Zuba Park is located  opposite Nyanya motor Park, where a bomb explosion orchestrated by Boko Haram, killed 74 people, penultimate week. The bomb, according to an official of the Nation...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

Abuja bomb latest: 12 dead, 19 injured

The Nigerian police said 12 persons died following an explosion that rocked Nyanya, on the outskirt of Abuja, on Thursday. The Spokesman of the police, CSP Frank Mba, told newsmen at the scene of the incident that 19 others were injured and were now receiving treatment at the various hospitals in the city. Mb...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

Fresh Abuja bomb: NAN reports 10 dead

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), quoting witnesses said no fewer than 10 people may have died in the latest bomb explosion at Nyanya, Abuja. Eyewitnesses at the scene told NAN that the explosion, which happened few metres away from the 14 April one, took place at around 8 p.m. Witnesses reported seeing at le...

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Posted on May 1, 2014

15 dead as Philippines battles Islamic militants

An Abu Sayyaf Group The Philippine military said Wednesday it had launched an air and ground assault against Islamic militants wanted for a spate of kidnappings, with 14 militants and one soldier killed in the clashes. The fighting began on Tuesday after marines overran a camp of the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayya...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2014

Fuji House of Commotion producer Amaka Igwe is dead

Amaka Igwe Popular film producer, writer and director, Amaka Igwe is dead. She reportedly died of an asthma attack last night. Reputed for her professional and brilliant concepts, Amaka produced breathtaking sitcoms like Checkmate and Fuji House of Commotion. She is one of the foremost movie directors in Nige...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

One dead, 13 injured in Vienna building explosion

One person was killed Saturday, 13 were hospitalised and one woman was missing after a large explosion caused a partial collapse of a Vienna apartment building, Austrian emergency services said. A 19-year old man died shortly after being pulled from the rubble around five hours after the still-unexplained bla...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2014

Former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova dead at 45

Tito Vilanova Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova died on Friday at the age of 45 after a prolonged battle against cancer, the club announced. Vilanova was diagnosed with cancer of the salivary gland more than two years ago and was forced to step down as Barcelona boss last July due to ongoing health problem...

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Posted on Apr 25, 2014

Mount Everest: Nine dead, three missing in avalanche

Peak of Mount Everest At least nine Nepalese climbing guides have been killed and three others are missing after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early today in one of the deadliest accidents on the world’s highest peak, officials said. “Rescuers have already retrieved four bodies and they are no...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2014

Two dead, 295 missing as ferry sinks in South Korea

South Korea has said that two people were killed and more than 100 missing after a ferry capsized at sea with 477 people on board; mostly high school students bound for a holiday island. Lee Gyeong-Og, vice minister of security and public administration, told a press briefing in Seoul that: “So far, 180...

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Posted on Apr 16, 2014

Abuja bomb blast: “I saw many people in the bus dead”, says witness

A witness to the early morning bomb blast at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Abuja today has given a mind-chilling account of what he saw. “More than two buses carrying workers were cut up by the blast,” witness Kingsley Ajimobi said. “I saw many people in the bus dead, and many we...

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Posted on Apr 14, 2014

At least 20 dead in Abuja bomb blast

A bomb blast at a bus depot on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja killed at least 20 people during rush hour on Monday morning, witnesses said. A Reuters cameraman saw 20 bodies at the depot at Nyanya bridge, south of Abuja, and two witnesses said another 15 had already been removed by the […]...

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Posted on Apr 14, 2014

14 dead in India poll-related violence

Maoist insurgents Maoist rebels killed 14 people in two poll-related blasts today in an insurgency-hit region of central India, police said, highlighting the major security challenges faced in staging the nation’s marathon general elections. The violence, the deadliest since the elections began last Mon...

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Posted on Apr 12, 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

Two dead in renewed Benue crisis

Some Fulani Herdsmen on the road The Police in Benue state has confirmed the death of two persons following a renewed attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen against Tiv farmers in three communities in the Logo Local Government Area. Daniel Ezeala, Police Public Relations Officer, said that the suspects laid sieg...

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Posted on Apr 12, 2014

Three feared dead In PDP Ward Congress

Three persons were feared killed in Ilorin, Kwara State, central Nigeria when supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, fought themselves over alleged imposition of certain candidates as the party’s ward executive members. The state PDP had last week embarked on registration of its members across ...

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Posted on Apr 8, 2014

Okuneye, bizman shot dead inside a church

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Pandemonium struck this morning in the western Nigerian city of Ijebu-Igbo in Ijebu North local government area of Ogun State when 10 gunmen stormed a church and shot dead a 70 year-old man. The assailants killed the popular furniture maker, Otunba Tola Okuneye,a.k.a. Ajagajigi. The 1...

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Posted on Apr 7, 2014

18 dead in Egypt clan clashes

At least 18 people have been killed in tribal clashes in Egypt early today, security officials have confirmed. The clashes have prompted police to send reinforcements to quell the unrest. The fighting between the Bani Hilal tribesmen and Nubian villagers in the southern province of Aswan was ongoing and the d...

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Posted on Apr 5, 2014

One Feared Dead In UNIBEN Stampede

Jethro Ibileke/Benin A few weeks after at least 19 people died in stampedes in stadia across the country during a recruitment exercise into Nigerian Immigrations Service, there was another heavy stampede Wednesday morning at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), during screening of fresh students. It was gathered...

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Posted on Apr 2, 2014

Hardline Kenyan muslim cleric shot dead

A prominent hardline Muslim cleric in Kenya was shot dead in Mombasa on Tuesday, amid worsening religious tensions in the strategic port city and gateway to East Africa. Abubaker Shariff Ahmed, better known as Makaburi, was a vocal supporter of Osama bin Laden and had described last year’s attack on the...

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Posted on Apr 1, 2014

Surfing and Sailing Pioneer Dead At 80

Surfing and Sailing Pioneer Dead At 80 is a post from: P.M. NEWS Nigeria Hobart Alter, the man who revolutionized surfing and sailing with the first polyurethane surf boards and the small catamaran known as the Hobie Cat, died over the weekend at his home in Palm Desert, California at age 80, his family said....

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Posted on Apr 1, 2014

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