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[PHOTOS] Ogun Gov-elect, Dapo Abiodun Visits Ifo Fire Scene, Pledges Adequate security

John Izabi,  IFO – Ogun State Governor – Elect Prince Dapo Abiodun earlier today Wednesday April 24, 2019 in company of his Deputy Governor-Elect, Mrs Noimot Salako visited the scenes marred by violence which was perpetrated by some arsonists in Ifo Local Government where valuable properties belonging to Ogun State Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon Taiwo Olakunle Oluomo were razed down with fire. Specifically, on the Governor – Elect’s official Facebook page, he listed the properties razed down during the violence to include deputy Speaker’s  Local Government Constituency Office, Three forty-two (42) seater buses, One luxury bus and another thirty six seater bus, which he uses for free school shuttle for [Read]

TRAGEDY: OAU extra year student commits suicide over carry over courses

An extra year student of Obafemi Awolowo University, identified as Kolapo Olowoporoku has committed suicide after he failed some courses. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that Kolapo, a Computer Science student of the said school should have graduated in the 2016/2017 academic session but he remained on campus due to some outstanding courses (CVE & CSC 517) he had to pass before graduating. Kolapo Olowoporoku with Facebook username “Olowoporoku kay-pee Kolapo” was the class rep of his class and ought to have undergone the compulsory NYSC service currently with his course mates who had their convocation last year. The deceased took his outstanding courses in the last academic session 2017/2018 but [Read]

TRAGEDY: Black Friday! 13 Confirmed Dead As Church Collapses During Easter Service [SEE PHOTOS]

Tragedy struck as church building collapses killing about 13 people instantly. According to BBC, the unfortunate incident occurred yesterday been Good Friday at the start of Easter service. The wall of the pentecostal church collapse leaving many persons injured. It was gathered that 29 individuals were hurried to medical clinic after the breakdown in the beach front territory of KwaZulu-Natal. Nearby authorities have blamed the catastrophe for overwhelming downpour of rain in the region around eMpangeni on Thursday night. A large portion of the unfortunate casualties were allegedly women dozing in the church. A 11-year-old young lady is believed to be among them. The divider at the front of the [Read]

TRAGEDY: Auto Crash Claims Seven Lifes, Injure scores in Kwara [READ MORE]

An auto-crash on Tuesday claimed seven persons in Oke-oyi, Ilorin east local government area of Kwara state.  It was gathered that the deceased include three men and four women, while the injured were 34 women and 24 men. Also injured are 12 children comprising six boys and six girls. The ghastly motor accident was said to have occured at about 9:40am at Osi bridge Apado area along old Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa. Kwara state Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Uchechukwu Wihioka confirmed the incident. He said that the auto crash involved a Toyota Dyna with plate number FA 655 NAS and Toyota Hiace with plate number LSD 919 SR. Wihioka attributed [Read]

15 people killed, 14 injured by armed bandits in Nasarawa [READ MORE]

15 people have been killed and 14 others were injured last night in Numa village, Andaha Town, in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Report shows that the people were killed by armed bandits when they were celebrating at a party late in the night. Details later… [Read]

Bees Kill Customs officer while on patrol duty [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Abba Abubakar, a senior officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, has died after he was attacked by a swarm of bees. A statement by the agency disclosed that Abubakar, attached to the Seme Customs Command, was attacked while on patrol duty along Ashipa axis of Badagry, Lagos on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Saidu Abdullahi, the Seme Command spokesperson, praised the deceased as someone who discharged his duties diligently. “He has never failed to report at his duty post daily. We regret to lose such a gallant officers,” he said. The Yobe State-born officer has been buried in accordance with Islamic rites. [Read]

Six Persons Escape Death in Ogun As Timber-laden Tipper Collides With Taxi [SEE PHOTOS]

A timber-ladden Tipper with numberplate XB 202 TT yesterday crushed a RAV4 Car and a Taxi car filled with passengers at Sunny Yinka Filling Station, leme, Abeokuta in Ogun State while trying to avoid a trailer that was coming out of the filling station. According to eyewitnesses, the driver and passengers in the taxi sustained injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment while the owner of the RAV escaped unscathed. Officers of the Nigeria Police Force, Federal Road Safety Corps and Civil Defence Corps were all on ground to rescue the situation and also maintain sanity on the road while rescue operation was ongoing. See more photos [Read]

Tragedy in Ogun As Woman Dies, Daughter injured After Jeep Plunges into River

Tragedy strucked over the weekend as a private Lexus Jeep on Sunday plunged into the river on Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway, killing a woman and injuring her daughter, an official has said. The Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed this to OgunToday in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi said that the accident occurred around 2:45 p.m. and was caused by overspeeding. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he said the driver of the Lexus Jeep, with registration number JJJ 930 FL, a woman, lost control while on motion and plunged into the river near. [READ ALSO] Eight Feared Killed, Many Injured, homeless in Fresh Kaduna Attack [READ MORE] “I [Read]