2 die while working in soakaway pit in Kano

By Bosede Olufunmi, Kano.   Two males, a 17-year-old and a 27-year-old, died in a toilet pit at Sabon Gari Market in Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State on Saturday, while opening up the chamber for easy use.  …
20 die in Ibadan-Lagos, Niger road crashes – FRSC

By Ibironke Ariyo. Abuja. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said that no fewer than 20 persons were killed in road traffic crashes along Ibadan-Lagos route and Mokwa town in Niger.   The Acting Corps Marshal of FRSC, Mr Dauda…
4 die in accident on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway – FRSC

By Abiodun Lawal, Abeokuta.   Four persons died on Thursday, while nine others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mazda bus and an unregistered truck at Obada Oko on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.   Mrs Florence Okpe, the Public Education…
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…