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Official: How two DSS operatives died in road crash

File Photo The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday evening lost two of its personnel in a fatal car accident at Gidan Busa Katari, along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. Peter Afunaya, spokesperson for the Service said in a statement that...

One killed in auto accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

File Photo The Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday said that one person died, while one other person sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident which involved two vehicles along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Mr Clement Oladele,...

UK Police Say Body From Plane Wreckage Identified As Emiliano Sala

A body retrieved from the wreckage of a crashed plane in the English Channel has been formally identified as Cardiff City’s Argentina-born football player Emiliano Sala, British police said on Thursday. Sala, 28, had been flying from his previous club...

BREAKING: Helicopter Carrying Osinbajo Crash Lands In Kogi State (photos)

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has just escaped death after the helicopter conveying him crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi State. Reports say the incident happened during a campaign tour of the state. According to an aide of the Vice-President, Laolu Akande,...

Fire Guts Guinness Brewery Factory In Aba, Abia State

Parts of the Guinness Nigeria Plc, Aba Brewery, Abia State was on Friday gutted by raging fire. Firefighters battled hard to contain the fire, which started at about 11 a.m. on Friday until about 6:46 pm. Okezie Uche, Aba Fire Service...

Many Feared Dead As Trailer Carrying APC Branded Rice Rams Into Ekiti Market

A tragic accident has reportedly led to the death of many persons after a trailer rammed into a market in Ekiti State Saturday night. Eyewitnesses say the accident occurred when the trailer with failed brake steered into the Iworoko market. The...

NNPC Petrol Tanker Catches Fire In Ogudu, Lagos

A petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire in Ogudu area of Lagos State on Friday evening. The tanker was loaded with petrol when it burst into flames along the Ifako Bridge inwards Ogudu. Officers of...

One Dead, Many Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

The Lagos Railway District Manager, Jerry Ochi, told NAN that the victim died at the NRC hospital in Ebute Meta while receiving treatment. It was gathered that the accident occurred around 7am. The Punch learnt that three coaches were affected and...

Fire Incident At Anambra Mortuary Roast Over 50 Corpse

ANAMBRA STATE POLICE COMMAND DIARY: FIRE INCIDENT: Today 29/12/2018 at about 5:41pm there was a fire outbreak at the mortuary section of General Hospital Enugwu -Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. 2. Police Patrol team led by DPO...

Tears As 63 Vehicles, 98 Shops Perish In Lagos Pipeline Fire

Few days to Christmas, properties worth several millions of naira were destroyed in the Abule Egba area of Lagos on Wednesday as fire from a petroleum products pipeline ravaged the area. It was gathered that the affected streets were Arowolo,...

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President Trump speaks on travel ban that may affect Nigeria

US President, Donald Trump, has confirmed that his administration will add more countries to its travel ban list,...

EPL: What Wilfred Ndidi said after helping Leicester beat West Ham 4-1

Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi returned to action on Wednesday night to help the Foxes record a 4-1 win over West Ham United....

EPL: Rio Ferdinand fumes, tears Man United apart after 2-0 home loss to Burnley

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand has lambasted the club following their embarrassing 2-0 loss to Burnley on Wednesday. Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez...

Coppa Italia: What Sarri said about Cristiano Ronaldo after Juventus’ 3-1 win over Roma

Juventus manager, Maurizio Sarri has hailed forward, Cristiano Ronaldo as an ‘extraordinary’ player, following their 3-1 win over AS Roma in the Coppa...

Minimum Wage: Organised Labour battles Gov. Emmanuel

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, on Wednesday faulted the radio announcement by the state government on approval for...