Tag Archives: Accident

Nigeria Is Considering Banning Importation Of 10-Year Old Haulage Trucks

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) spokesman, Bisi Kazeem on Monday said that Nigeria will be banning the importation of articulated trucks older than 10 years, in a bid to curb truck accidents. According to Kazeem, the decision was reached by the Major Oil Marketers of Nigeria and the National Association of Road Transport Owners at the renewal…

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Former Senate Leader Ndoma-Egba’s Wife Amaka, Others Die In Car Accident

Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba’s wife, Amaka Ndoma-Egba has died in a car crash along Benin-Akure road, Vanguard News reports. According to the news outlet, she was going for a function in Akure when the accident occurred. Although as at the time of filing this report details of her death was still sketchy. Also when…

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Mile 2 Explosion: Petrol Tanker Engulfed In Flames, Causes Gridlock In Lagos

A petrol-laden tanker exploded on Thursday morning at the the Alaba Express axis of Oshodi Apapa expressway near Mile 2 Estate. Residents took to Twitter as early as 1:30am to call for help and express concern for their lives and properties as the fire began to spread to other fuel conveying trucks. Eyewitnesses alleged the…

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Comedian CrazeClown Thankful After Surviving Fatal Car Accident

Nigerian comedian CrazeClown has revealed through his Instagram Tuesday October 27 how grateful he is after surviving a road accident. The social media star — real name Emmanuel Iwueke — who narrowly escaped death left his followers shocked after Instagramming a video of his totally written off BMW car. “GOD!!!! 🙏🏾 you saved my life on wife’s birthday! will tell the story…

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JUST IN: Massive Fire And Gas Explosion Rock Baruwa Community In Lagos

An explosion in a gas plant located at Baruwa, a community in Ipaja area of Lagos has caused a fire outbreak early Thursday morning, leaving residents to scamper to safety. According to SaharaReporters, the incident happened at about 6am. “It is a gas plant explosion and the fire extending to buildings around,” an eyewitness reportedly confirmed to…

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Actress Lilian Afegbai Loses Father After His Severe Farm Fire Accident

Lilian Afegbai is mourning the loss of her 80-year-old father, Adams Afegbai. The Nollywood actress revealed the news on her Instagram stories on Tuesday September 29, writing, “Death you might as well take me with my father” and “RIP DAD” alongside a heartbreak emoji. Late Mr. Afegbai died few weeks after suffering severe burns on his farm in…

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Tory Lanez Breaks Silence, Denies Shooting Megan Thee Stallion In New Album

Tory Lanez has finally broken his silence on the widely-reported controversial shooting incident involving Megan Thee Stallion two months after it occurred. This comes a month after the embattled rapper was accused of shooting the ‘WAP’ hitmaker in the feet following a Hollywood Hills party in July. Making his return back to Twitter since the shooting, Lanez, whose real name…

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Just In: Many Feared Dead As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Kogi State

No fewer than 10 people have been confirmed dead after petrol tanker exploded following collision with several vehicles in Lokoja, Kogi State. The accident reportedly happened at Felele area in the early hours of Wednessday September 23. Among those burnt to death are Polytechnic students, primary school pupils, traders and pedestrians, SaharaReporters reports. The casualty figure was…

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Passengers Narrowly Escape Death As Bus, Moving Train Collide In Lagos

A bus commuting six passengers was involved in a nearly-fatal collision with a fast-moving commuter train at PWD inward Oshodi in Lagos on Monday morning September 14. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident said the vehicle suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train. He also confirmed that…

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Lagos Authorities Confirms Death Of Third Victim From Ikeja Helicopter Crash

The third victim of Thursday’s helicopter crash in Lagos had been reported dead, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) confirmed on Friday August 28. The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) had earlier confirmed that two persons died in the accident. Dr Femi Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief, had also noted that the third victim had been rushed to the Lagos State Teaching Hospital for…

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