Tragedy

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]

BREAKING: APC House of Reps-Elect Dies [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that a Federal House of Representatives – elect Garba Muhammad Butalawa, representing Kura, Madobi and Garun Mallam in Kano, has died. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the Late Garba contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). [READ ALSO] Drama As OGD returns from political retirement after 24hrs, ‘agrees’ to lead supporters to APC [READ MORE] He died at the Prime Clinic, Lamido Crescent on Saturday at around 2:30pm, his personal driver, Balarabe Shehu Butalawa later confirmed this to The Nation. The House of Reps elect died after a protracted illness. More Details Shortly!! [Read]

TRAGEDY: Over 100 pupils trapped, feared killed in Lagos school Building collapse [SEE PHOTOS]

Updated NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that tragedy struck earlier today Wednesday March 13 as over 100 school pupils are feared killed following the collapse of Baden School in Lagos Island. The school situated at Itafaji Street, near Adeniji Adele was said to have caved in around 10:20am on Wednesday. The cause of the collapse was yet to be ascertained but The Nation gathered emergency responders have moved to the scene and were evacuating trapped victims. More Details shortly… [Read]

Suspected herdsmen resume, kill 16 in fresh Benue attack [READ MORE]

  Sixteen people were killed in a fresh attack on three communities in the Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen . The suspected herdsmen, who were said to have invaded the communities on Saturday, shot indiscriminately and killed 16 people . The Chairman of Gwer West Local Government, Francis Ayagan, confirmed the attack . He said, “Sixteen people were killed by militia herders in Tse Tuma, Chiachia and Tse Targu communities and neighbouring villages , all in Gwer West . ” Also confirming the attack , the sub – sector Commander of the Operation Whirl Stroke in charge of Gwer West , Flying Officer Mohammed [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]

66 people Killed by gunmen in Kaduna, Gov El-rufai Confirms [READ MORE]

  Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el -Rufai, on Friday confirmed the death of 66 people in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that among the victims were 22 children and 12 women, while four wounded persons were rescued alive, the government stated in a public statement. The time of the massacres and the incident leading to them were, however , not explained in the release. The governor, in the statement, regretted the development and vowed that those responsible for the massacres will be brought to justice. The Kaduna State Governor had, through his verified Twitter handle @elrufai, tweeted: The Tweet leads to a Facebook statement [Read]

Three APC Supporters Die on Way to Campaign Rally in Lagos [READ MORE]

  Solomon Adeola, the senator representing Lagos West, has described the death of three supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a road accident in Lagos on Monday as unfortunate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the victims died when the SUV conveying them somersaulted in top speed while trying to join the convoy of the senator, who was on a campaign tour of Amuwo-Odofin council area. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Mr Adeola, in a statement issued by his media aide, Kayode Odunaro, said he was devastated by the incident. He prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the deceased and asked God to grant [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]

Car Accident Crushes Four College Students in Abeokuta [SEE PHOTOS]

A Car accident in Abeokuta on Friday has killed one student and injured four  others in the Idi-Aba area of the Ogun State capital. The accident involving a Toyota Avensis car was reported to have occurred after the car lost control due to Tyre burst, somersaulted and and crushed four students of the Government Technical College, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The Spokesperson of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun State, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday. He said that the the students where crushed where they sat after the car lost control due to tyre burst “The vehicle lost control due to [Read]

BREAKING: Super Eagles Star, Ahmed Musa Loses Mum [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Super Eagles player, Ahmed Musa, has announced the death of his mother. Musa shared the news on his verified Twitter handle on Thursday. He tweeted, “What a sad day of my life. I just lost my mum . ” [READ ALSO] 2019: Ezekwesili Withdraws from Presidential race, INEC says ‘No’ [READ MORE] He had earlier shared a get well message directed at his mother, who had obviously been ill. He tweeted two photos and wished that she would soon get back on her feet, telling her family, that she was “back in action”. “I am sure being [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]

Trailer Carrying APC candidate-branded rice Kills 15 in Ekiti, Angry Youths Vandalise Vehicle [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

  NEWS FLAKES NG authoritatively gathers that angry youths in Iworoko-Ekiti, Ekiti State, have vandalised a vehicle that reportedly killed at least 15 people, pouring away the rice it was conveying to Ondo State. At least 15 persons were confirmed dead in the auto accident that occurred on Saturday night at Iworoko Ekiti, near Ado Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria learnt that the crash occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday when a truck loaded with rice lost control and rammed into a popular market in the town. NEWS FLAKES NG exclusively gathers that some online media with images report that the bags of rice were branded with the campaign [Read]