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Popular Nigerian comedian escapes death in ghastly accident

JOS – Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Klint Igwemba, popularly known as ‘Klint da Drunk’, has took to his instagram page on Friday to share how God saved him from a terrible accident. Igwemba, who hails from Agukwu-Nri in Anocha LGA of Anambra State was filled with praises as he called on his followers to join him in thanking God for saving him from the accident which occurred along Bauchi-Jos expressway. He wrote: ” Please, help me in praising God Almighty for delivering us from the Jaws of death. Along Bauchi-Jos express road. ”We were involved in a terrible car crash. We boarded a golf 2 on charter as it was the [Read]

One Dead, Five Injured As Truck Runs Into Building In Ogun

ABEOKUTA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the driver of a truck in the early hours of Thursday lost control and rammed into a building at Ijaye in Abeokuta, killing a nine-year-old boy and injuring five occupants of the building. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi, who noted that the incident occurred around 3:46a.m on Ijaye -Iyana Mortuary axis in Abeokuta, said that the driver of the truck took to his heels immediately after the accident. He alleged that the accident was caused by speeding and loss of control by the truck [Read]

JUST IN: Top Ivorian singer, DJ Arafat dies in road accident [SEE DETAILS]

ABIDJAN – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Ivory Coast’s DJ Arafat, a well-known singer in French-speaking Africa, has died following a traffic accident, state broadcaster RTI is reporting. He was admitted to hospital in the main city, Abidjan, with a fractured skull after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday, Jeune Afrique says. The 33-year-old died early on Monday. He has been referred to as the “king” of coupé-décalé dance music and one of his biggest hit songs, Dosabado, has over five million views on YouTube. The singer was also known for his love of motorcycles and featured them in his most [Read]

Tragedy! 20 Burnt To Death in Bauchi Auto-Crash

BAUCHI – Twenty people were burnt to death in an auto accident along Potiskum-Sade Road in Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Friday night. Although the exact cause of the accident was not known, it was learned that the two vehicles had a head-on collision, leading to the death of their occupants. The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Kamal Abubakar, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Saturday evening. He said the accident involved two buses – a J5 bus and an 18-seater Hummer bus. Abubakar, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said: “The accident occurred around 9.30pm last night (Friday). It was [Read]

Seven Confirmed Dead In Benin-Asaba Expressway Accident

BENIN – Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, was recently involved in an accident that left 7 persons, including members of a particular family dead. According to Gwamnishu, the accident happened along the Benin-Asaba expressway on Saturday. Sharing the news, the activist wrote; Left Lagos to Okada Edo State where I met with 12year old girl ganged raped. Going back to aand within one minute, I saw entire family crushed to death. Dangote truck ran into us killing more than 7. Your prayers kept me. God is the Greatest     [Read]

Two die, others injured in Onitsha road accident

OWERRI – Two Persons have been confirmed dead and several others injured in a trailer accident in Onitsha, Anambra state.  The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the incident to our correspondent said four others had been hospitalised. He said the area had been cordoned off by security operatives, while the road had been cleared for vehicular movement. The incident occurred on the Owerri/Onitsha road. An eyewitness told our correspondent that, “A 20 feet container slipped off a trailer and fell on two tricycles on Upper Iweka by Obodoukwu Road Junction, killing two people while four people were rushed to hospitals. “It took the intervention [Read]

Yul Edochie cheats death after his car somersaulted multiple times and landed in a gutter in Ore [SEE PHOTOS]

Nollywood star, Yul Edochie is currently nursing minor injuries after he miraculously survived an accident that totally wrecked his car. The actor-cum-politician was travelling to the eastern part of the country from Lagos when the accident occured. Yul lost control of his car when he got to Ore and the vehicle began steering to the right. When he tried to steer it back to the right track, the car somersaulted multiple times and landed in a ditch. Yul took to his Instagram to share photos of the wrecked car and also thank God for his life. His words ; Yesterday I miraculously survived this terrible accident. All I can say [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]

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]

TRAGEDY: Gov Amosun’s aide dies in fatal accident, SSG badly injured [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – An aide to Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Prince Adeniyi Adesanya, on Friday evening, died in a fatal accident. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, who was equally involved in the accident was reported to be badly injured. Adesanya popularly known as FOG ‘Friend of the Governor’ was until his death a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Political Matters. It was gathered that Adeoluwa and Adesanya were on a state assignment before the ugly development happened. The accident was said to have occurred at Siun along Abeokuta -Sagamu expressway while they were returning [Read]

TRAGEDY: Black Sunday As 12 Die in Ogun Fatal Motor Accident [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that atleast 12 people have been confirmed dead on Sunday in a road accident involving an ash colour Toyota Sports Space Van and a black KIA Cerato car at Siun along Abeokuta /Sagamu road. According to a release by the Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, the incident occurred around 1pm on Sunday following a burst tyre of the KIA Cerato car with registration number KJA 806 BT and the driver was suspected to have applied break suddenly which led to him loosing control of the speeding car. Okpe said, the sudden step on the break [Read]

TRAGEDY: Truck Crushes Woman to death, injures many others in Ibadan [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that an articulated vehicle conveying a container to an unknown destination lost control at Molete a densely populated area in Ibadan metropolis yesterday killing a woman and injuring many others. The accident happened just a week after a woman who took her child to school was crushed to death by another articulated vehicle. An eyewitness told our source that the truck carrying a container lost control and ran into the crowd killing the woman instantly. It was further gathered that the accident happened around 8:02am under the Molete flyover. [READ ALSO] Woman, Child, One other Crushed to Death by Truck in Ogun [READ MORE] Further information [Read]

Woman, Child, One Other Crushed to Death by Truck in Ogun [READ MORE]

  The spokesman of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi on Thursday 17th January, 2019 confirmed that an auto crash in Ogun State claimed three lives. TRACE spokesman said that a Mack truck loaded with soft drinks on Wednesday crushed a woman and her child to death in an accident which also killed the truck’s Motor Boy at Ajibawo in Atan on Sango/Idiroko road, Ogun State. Akinbiyi who revealed this to News Agency of Nigeria stated that the accident occurred around 5: 45 pm and was caused by wrongful overtaking, complicated by loss of control by the truck , marked. LSD 563 XW . He [Read]

JUST IN: Fayose Involved in Car Accident On Third Mainland Bridge [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, was involved in an accident on third mainland bridge in Lagos on Wednesday. Lere Olayinka, media aide of the former governor, announced this on Twitter. He said Fayose was in a stable condition and receiving medical treatment. “Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose was involved in auto accident on 3rd Mainland Bridge in Lagos, a few minutes ago. He is in stable condition as I write while he is receiving medical attention,” he wrote. Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose was involved in [Read]