Ibadan plane accident: Another FG’s agency launches probe

January 28, 2024 Admin II 0

. The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) on Saturday declared that it has commenced investigation into the incident where a private plane skidded off the runway at the Ladoke Akintola Airport, Alakia, Ibadan on Friday. This was contained in a statement by the Director Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, (NSIB), Mrs Olawumi Oladeji, made available to journalists in Ibadan. According Read More

Revealed! Lady killed in fatal accident along Abuja airport road

January 16, 2024 Blueprint News 0

A sand-filled heavy-duty truck collided with a moving vehicle along Airport Road in Lugbe, Abuja, on Monday, killing a radio presenter, Deborah Ohamara. Confirming Ohamara’s death, Nigeria Info 95.1 FM wrote, “We sadly announce the passing of Deborah Ohamara (Debbie) a brilliant and loved broadcaster with Nigeria Info Abuja. “Ohamara, who was a staff of Nigeria Info 95.1 FM Abuja, Read More

6 dead, 16 injured in Gombe lone accident

December 30, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe state Sector Command, has confirmed the death of six people in a road accident which occurred Friday morning at Jekadefari in Gombe metropolis. The Sector Commander, Mr. Felix Theman, confirmed the accident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe. He said the lone accident, which involved a trailer Read More

Tragedy as fire guts commercial vehicle in Lagos, claims lives

November 13, 2023 Admin III 0

An accident involving a commercial bus with number plate MUS 753 YD claimed three lives on Sunday after the vehicle caught fire along the Lekki expressway of Lagos State. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency disclosed this in a statement made available on its Facebook page on Sunday. The Agency said the bodies of the deceased have been transferred to Read More

Popular Nollywood actor escapes death

November 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigerian actor, Kelechi Udegbe has survived a car accident. The actor shared pictures and videos of the aftermath of the accident on his Instagram page on Sunday. The photos show his car in a mangled state. A video also shows Udegbe in the hospital with a neck brace. In an accompanying caption, the actor expressed gratitude to God for saving Read More

Car wash attendant crashes customer’s vehicle during ‘test drive’

October 30, 2023 Admin III 0

A car wash attendant, whose name is yet-to-be-identified has crashed a client’s vehicle while test driving. He crashed the vehicle in Rumueme area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.  Facebook user, Justice Ori who posted photos from the scene said the incident happened on Sunday afternoon, October 29, 2023. “Happened this afternoon in Rumueme area of Port Harcourt. A Man drove his car Read More

Tragedy as truck rams into market, kills woman in Onitsha

October 20, 2023 Admin III 0

A 40-foot trailer with a faulty brake system on Thursday evening killed a middle-aged female pedestrian along the Ezeiweka axis of the Onitsha-Owerri Road, an official of FRSC has confirmed. FRSC’s Sector Commander in Anambra, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Awka, the state capital. “According to eyewitnesses, the trailer was Read More

Breaking: 40 feared dead in Yobe fatal auto crash

October 18, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

A fatal accident in Nangere, a community in Yobe state has claimed not less than 40 lives. The accident, Blueprint correspondent gathered, occurred around 10:30 am on Wednesday along Nangere – Potiskum road in the state. Eyewitnesses further told blueprint correspondent that the accident happened when a trailer loaded with cattle from Buduwa village of Jakusko local government area on Read More

Kebbi: 40 missing in boat accident

October 3, 2023 Admin III 0

A boat carrying 50 people has capsised in Yauri local government, Kebbi state with 40 passengers unaccounted for. The boat capsised Monday at about 12 noon while it ferried passengers to the Yauri weekly market. The boat was coming from Kasabo in Agura local government in Niger state to Yauri in Kebbi. The two states share an expansive boundary covering Read More

LAUTECH students on excursion perish in accident

September 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Some 500-level Accounting students of Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Oyo State lost their lives in a fatal accident. The students were involved in accident around Ilobu-Okinni-Osogbo road in Osun State while returning from an excursion to Erin-Ijesa Waterfall in Osun state. The bus which conveyed the students reportedly caught fire while the cause of the accident is unknown as Read More

Breaking: Many injured as Osun speaker escapes death

September 25, 2023 Admin III 0

Four security personnel were injured as the speaker, Osun state House of Assembly, Adewale Egbedun, escaped death in a car crash. The convoy of the speaker had been involved in an accident while leaving Osogbo, the state capital on Sunday. Sources close who revealed that bad tyre led to the accident further disclosed that, “The vehicle hit that of speaker Read More

14 die, 9 injured in Lagos-Badagry Expressway auto crash

July 9, 2023 Admin III 0

No fewer than 14 persons, including a four-month-old baby, died on Sunday morning in an auto accident along Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos. Mr Williams Manga, Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Badagry on Sunday. Manga said that nine other persons sustained injuries in the accident, which occured at Agemowo axis Read More

15 feared dead in Anambra fatal crash

About 15 persons were feared dead, Saturday, after five vehicles collided at Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area, Anambra State. The fatal crash which occured at about 12.40pm at Odumodu junction by Nteje-Awka expressway, involved four commercial vehicles and one private car with registration numbers – ENU 32 XD, LSD 339 XA, KSF 646 BZ, BAU 305 ZE, and ABN 64 Read More

Horror as bus carrying wedding guests crashes

June 12, 2023 Admin III 0

At least 10 people have died when a bus “carrying wedding guests” was involved in a crash overnight in Australia’s wine country two hours north of Sydney. Reports suggest 10 people were killed and roughly a dozen hospitalised with 18 passengers escaping without injuring after the incident on Wine Country Drive near the Hunter Expressway. The Hunter Valley wine making Read More

Pictures: Burial guests perish as car skips into river

May 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Five burial guests have reportedly died after a car they were travelling in veered off the road and plunged into Omi river in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi state. The accident happened on Saturday between Omi and Ejiba town. After several efforts by the people, five lifeless bodies of the victims were picked from the canal. The victims were Read More

Tragedy in Bayelsa as VIP vehicle runs over Bayelsa traders, kill 3

May 13, 2023 Joy Emmanuel 0

Tragedy on Friday struck on the Okordia/Zarama section of the East-West road with a VIP vehicle crushing some traders and killing three persons. The vehicle, identified as a green Mercedes Benz jeep with registration number SAG420JP was reported to have crushed a commercial tricyclists popularly known as Keke Napep with registration KMT346VP and killed the traders on board. The incident, Read More

Petrol tanker ‘explodes’ in Jos, many feared dead

April 27, 2023 Admin III 0

A petrol tanker exploded and killed 10 persons at the Bauchi Road Junction area of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau. The Public Relations Officer of the Plateau State Police Command, DSP Alfred Alabo, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Jos. Alabo said that the vehicle, which lost control, crashed and burst into flames, burning three other Read More

Mutual Benefits provides N99m group accident cover for media professionals

February 21, 2023 David Agba 0

An underwriting firm, Mutual Benefits accident Plc, has provided personal accident insurance cover for 33 members of the Guild of Photojournalists with a total assurance of N99 million and supported the family of the late Photo Editor of The Guardian, Femi Kuti, with N250,000. With the policy, members of the association will paying yearly premium of N930,000 and are entitled Read More