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UPDATED: No delegate was involved in car crash en route Niger Delta summit -Akeredolu

UPDATED: No delegate was involved in car crash en route Niger Delta summit -Akeredolu

UPDATED: No delegate was involved in car crash en route Niger Delta summit -Akeredolu
Nigerian Bar Association unveils 2017 Annual General Conference Identity

Nigerian Bar Association unveils 2017 Annual General Conference Identity

The NBA, Africa's largest body of lawyers with over 100,000 members, has unveiled the conference theme and logo for its 2017 Annual General Conference.

Nigerian Bar Association unveils 2017 Annual General Conference Identity
Nigerians commend Senate for seeking to pass a bill to allow treatment for gunshot victims without police report

Nigerians commend Senate for seeking to pass a bill to allow treatment for gunshot victims without police report

The Senate adopted a motion which seeks to compel hospitals to treat and provide medical care to gunshot victims without necessarily obtaining a police report.

Nigerians commend Senate for seeking to pass a bill to allow treatment for gunshot victims without police report
Miraculous story of how a baby escaped death in blazing London tower block

Miraculous story of how a baby escaped death in blazing London tower block

The inferno that engulfed the London tower blocks leaving at list six people dead while 50 others are being treated for injuries. However, a baby escaped death.

Miraculous story of how a baby escaped death in blazing London tower block
BREAKING: 1 dead, 5 injured in NDDC MD’s convoy accident

BREAKING: 1 dead, 5 injured in NDDC MD’s convoy accident

The convoy of the managing director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Nsima Ekere was on Thursday, June 1, involved in an accident on Calabar road.

BREAKING: 1 dead, 5 injured in NDDC MD’s convoy accident
3 dies as FRSC recovers AK47 rifles at accident scene

3 dies as FRSC recovers AK47 rifles at accident scene

Officials of FRSC confirmed that three people were on May 14, killed in an accident that happened along the Mazuga village, close to Kachia-Kafanchan Road.

3 dies as FRSC recovers AK47 rifles at accident scene
Man’s leg falls into lagoon after ghastly accident on Third Mainland Bridge

Man’s leg falls into lagoon after ghastly accident on Third Mainland Bridge

A yet to be identified man on Sunday morning, April 30, lost his limb in an accident between a red Toyota and a commercial bus otherwise known as ‘Danfo’.

Man’s leg falls into lagoon after ghastly accident on Third Mainland Bridge
BREAKING: Filling station on fire in Lagos (Photo)

BREAKING: Filling station on fire in Lagos (Photo)

A Total filling station at the Ikosi-Ketu area of Lagos state has been engulfed by fire and firefighters from the LASEMA are working to put out the blaze.

BREAKING: Filling station on fire in Lagos (Photo)
Just in: 2 Air Peace aircraft collide at Lagos airport

Just in: 2 Air Peace aircraft collide at Lagos airport

Reports say two airplanes belonging to Air Peace Limited have collided at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport in Lagos state on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Just in: 2 Air Peace aircraft collide at Lagos airport
7 dead, 133 missing as boat capsizes in River Niger

7 dead, 133 missing as boat capsizes in River Niger

No fewer than seven people have died and seven hospitalized in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi when a boat carrying 150 passengers along River Niger

7 dead, 133 missing as boat capsizes in River Niger
Boy dead as task force destroys shanties in Lagos community

Boy dead as task force destroys shanties in Lagos community

Otondogbame belongs to a private family. Since a fire incident happened in November 2016 and the case taken to court and referred to open-door mediation.

Boy dead as task force destroys shanties in Lagos community
JUST IN: Pregnant woman roasts to death as commercial bus summersaults in Lagos

JUST IN: Pregnant woman roasts to death as commercial bus summersaults in Lagos

A witness explained that the danfo was trying to overtake a Toyota Highlander, which was equally speedily descending the bridge, when it somersaulted.

JUST IN: Pregnant woman roasts to death as commercial bus summersaults in Lagos
JUST IN: Fire razes Ebonyi Government House!

JUST IN: Fire razes Ebonyi Government House!

An upholstery and cottons within the section were completely burnt and we would ascertain the true extent of damage when the fire service concludes its task.

JUST IN: Fire razes Ebonyi Government House!
Over-speeding accounts for about 50% of road accidents - FRSC

Over-speeding accounts for about 50% of road accidents - FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Niger Sector Commander on Tuesday, March 28, said that speed accounted for 50% of road traffic crashes in the country.

Over-speeding accounts for about 50% of road accidents - FRSC
After protests, Police reveals what it will do to Nasarawa governor's son that killed student

After protests, Police reveals what it will do to Nasarawa governor's son that killed student

Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed that Khali, the son of state governor Tanko Al-Makura will soon be arraigned in court over the murder of a student.

After protests, Police reveals what it will do to Nasarawa governor's son that killed student
My son will be rescued alive - Mother of doctor who jumped into Lagos Lagoon (photos)

My son will be rescued alive - Mother of doctor who jumped into Lagos Lagoon (photos)

Orji jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Sunday, March 19, after he told his driver to park his car, a Nissan SUV, number plates LND476EE, by the bridge side.

My son will be rescued alive - Mother of doctor who jumped into Lagos Lagoon (photos)
4 killed in fatal accident involving one car, tricycle and 4 motorcycles

4 killed in fatal accident involving one car, tricycle and 4 motorcycles

Four people died in an accident at the Eastern Bye-Pass in Sokoto City late on Thursday, March 16, the sector commander of the FRSC Mohammed Hamzat confirmed.

4 killed in fatal accident involving one car, tricycle and 4 motorcycles
Update: Governor Shettima’s convoy in fatal road crash, one dead and 3 others injured

Update: Governor Shettima’s convoy in fatal road crash, one dead and 3 others injured

The convoy of Borno state governor Kashim Shettima has been involved in a road crash on Friday, March 10 which left his special assistant on protocol dead.

Update: Governor Shettima’s convoy in fatal road crash, one dead and 3 others injured
Female NYSC member set to pass out next month dies in tragic Enugu accident (photos)

Female NYSC member set to pass out next month dies in tragic Enugu accident (photos)

A female NYSC member, who was set to pass out next month, died on Thursday, March 9, following a fatal accident along 9th mile round about in Enugu state.

Female NYSC member set to pass out next month dies in tragic Enugu accident (photos)
Tragedy in Adamawa as family of 3 die in fire outbreak

Tragedy in Adamawa as family of 3 die in fire outbreak

The Adamawa Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) has confirmed the death of three persons of one family in a midnight fire at Kwalinga ward in Numan LGA.

Tragedy in Adamawa as family of 3 die in fire outbreak
JUST IN: Fire engulfs Makoko plank market in Lagos (video, photos)

JUST IN: Fire engulfs Makoko plank market in Lagos (video, photos)

At the time of this report, it is not yet known what part of the area was affected, but it was learnt that men of the state fire service are being mobilised.

JUST IN: Fire engulfs Makoko plank market in Lagos (video, photos)
UPDATE: 100 passengers escape death at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (photos)

UPDATE: 100 passengers escape death at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (photos)

The incident reportedly occurred while the aircraft belonging to Qatar airways was taking off on the runway 18 right of the international wing of the airport.

UPDATE: 100 passengers escape death at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (photos)
Breaking: Fire outbreak at popular Lagos market

Breaking: Fire outbreak at popular Lagos market

A building where ankara fabrics are sold at the popular Balogun market in Lagos is engulfed in fire. Fire fighters are currently trying to put out the fire.

Breaking: Fire outbreak at popular Lagos market
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