Kogi: How 6 Children, 17 adults burnt beyond recognition as death toll hits 30

  Authorities are considering a DNA test to determine the identities of 6 school pupils and 17 adults whose corpses were burnt beyond recognition as death toll in the fuel tanker fire that rocked Nigeria’s Kogi State has risen to 30. Initial figures ahowed that twenty-three people, including seven school children, have died in a fuel tanker explosion, which occurred at Felele area of Lokoja, Kogi, Nigeria’s North central in the early hours of Wednesday. The State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Idris Ali, who…

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No Fuel In Helicopter That Crashed, Killed 3 In Opebi Lagos – AIB Report

  A Preliminary report by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has revealed that there was no fuel left in the tanks of the Bell 206B 111 Helicopter, as at time of crash in Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos, on August 28. Initial findings released by the Bureau on Monday said that the helicopter, with registration number: 5N-BQW operated by Quorum Aviation Limited, had 3:15 minutes endurance fuel, while the estimated flight time was 2:45hrs. According to the report, rather than the 2:45hrs of estimated flight time to Lagos from Port…

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How Obaseki defeated Ize-Iyamu in APC candidate’s LGA, Edo – INEC + FULL RESULTS

  The elections’ umpire in Nigeria, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has given details of how Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defeated his major rival who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, even in Ize-Iyamu’s Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo state, South south Nigeria. Declaring Obaseki the winner of the Edo governorship election held on Saturday, September 20, the Edo Election Returning Officer, Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, said PDP polled 307,955 to secured majority votes in the election. Ize-Iyamu of…

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INEC Declares PDP’s Obaseki Winner Of Nigeria’s Edo Gov election

  The Nigeria’s elections’ umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. Obaseki defeated his rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, after winning in 13 LGAs of the state. Announcing the results, the Edo Election Returning Officer, Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, said PDP polled 307,955 to secured majority votes in the election. Ize-Iyamu of the APC garnered 223,619 votes to come second.

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Casualty figures uncertain as Petrol Tanker Explodes in Lagos

  A tanker conveying Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, lost control while in motion in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, exploding with a big bang that affected other two vehicles. However, casualty figures could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report. The accident, Platforms Africa gathered, occured at Anthony inward Gbagada area of Lagos State on Friday night. “The tanker fell sideway and this led to an explosion in which two other unidentified vehicles were burnt,” an eye witness told this online newspaper. A joint…

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China ‘intentionally’ manufactured, released COVID-19 – Chinese Virologist, Whistleblower

The Chinese government intentionally manufactured and released the COVID-19 virus that led to mass shutdowns and deaths across the world, a top virologist and whistleblower told Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday. Carlson specifically asked Dr. Li-Meng Yan whether she believed the Chinese Communist Party released the virus “on purpose.” “Yes, of course, it’s intentionally,” she responded on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Yan said more evidence would be released but pointed to her own high-ranking position at a World Health Organisation reference lab as a reason to trust her allegation. “I work[ed] in the WHO reference…

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BBNaija’s Erica GoFundMe campaign hits $36,000

Nigerian controversial cross-dresser, Bobrisky, gives disqualified Housemate N1m, promises Dubai trip The GofundMe campaign launched for disqualified BB Naija housemate Erica Nlewedim has garnered $36,000 by Thursday morning. This represents about a third of the $100,000 target. The fundraising was launched by Ehizode Irefo appeal on behalf of Isioma Anumele on September 6, the day Erica was evicted from the house, for breaching the rules. According to Irefo: “The funds will be used to raise awareness for mental health as per therapist’s fees and also help her get back up…

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NUJ Chair: How passengers, crew escaped death, Bandits’ attack on moving Kaduna-Abuja Train

  Passengers and crew on an Abuja-bound train from Kaduna State, North West Nigeria, have escaped death by the whiskers as their train was reportedly attacked on Monday night by suspected bandits. This happened few hours after bandits attacked 26 officers of Nigeria’s Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the same region, killing 2 officers, injuring 4 and abducting 10. Chairman of the National Union of Journalist, Abuja Council, Emmanuel Ogbeche, who, on his Facebook page, announced the attack on the moving train, shared an eyewitness accounts on how the…

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How Gunmen murdered 2 Nigerian Road Safety Operatives, abducted 10

  The Nigerian Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has given a graphical details of how an attack on a bus conveying 26 of its operatives led to the gruesome murder of two and abduction of 10 of its officers. The corps confirmed the killing and abduction by gunmen who attacked the buses in the early hours of Monday. Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the development in a statement, noting that the operatives were said to be travelling to the FRSC Academy in Udi, Enugu State.…

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TRAGEDY! How Flood swept away two toddlers in Lagos + WHY PARENTS SHOULD CARE

  Hope of seeing their children alive again is shattered for parents of two toddlers swept away by flood in Ketu area of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, as officials ended search and rescue operations. The two toddlers were swept away into the canal by flood during torrential Saturday evening rain at Oyebanjo Street, Ketu. Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the tragedy that occurred at around 8pm on Saturday, cautioned parents and guardians to take extra care of their wards during…

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