Police confirm death of 6 in Benue boat mishap

By Nicholas Dechi, Makurdi.   The Police Command in Benue State on Thursday confirmed the death of six persons in a boat accident, which occurred in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.   A statement issued by the…
Lagos flood claims 7 lives – NEMA

By Fabian Ekeruche, Lagos.   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that the flooding, which occurred in Lagos last weekend, claimed seven lives.   The Zonal Coordinator, South West, NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, said this in a statement in…
Road accident claims 2 children in Osun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun State Command, says two female children died on Sunday in an auto accident that occurred on Ipetu-Ijesa-Ilesa expressway.   The FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Paul Okpe, said this in a statement issued by…
17 die after explosion in Ghana mining region

At least 17 people were killed and scores injured when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine in western Ghana collided with a motorcycle, triggering an explosion.   The explosion flattened a rural community, the government said on Friday.…