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UNIBEN student dies after fall from faculty building


In what authorities suspect might be suicide, a student of the University of Benin(UNIBEN) has reportedly died after he fell from the second floor of the Faculty of Arts. Ephraim Imaghodora, a final year student of the Department of Actuarial Science, was said to be battling some academic issues as of the time of his death. Michael Osasuyi, Public Relations ...

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Enugu: Man dies after foundation he was digging falls on him


A young man working at a building site in Ikirike, Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State, reportedly died on Monday after an underground foundation collapsed on him. The incident happened near Ikirike police station in Enugu. The deceased has been identified as Chidera from Ngbo, Umuogudu oshia, in ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi State. READ ASLO: Engineer ...

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Man allegedly took his mother’s life over land

land dispute

LAND DISPUTE – The people of Okpunoeze village in Uraugu community of Nnewi, Anambra, were on Wednesday thrown into mourning over the murder of Mrs. Bene Ikegwuonwu, 70, by her son, Chinedu Ikegwuonwu, 40. Reports show that the incident occurred at 8 a.m. after an altercation between the duo over a piece of land belonging to the suspect’s younger brother. ...

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Man stabs mother to death over inherited property

inherited property

37-year-old Nurudeen Bakare has stabbed his mother, Bosede Bakare, to death after an argument over his inherited property. Bakare has been arrested and charged to court following the death of his biological mother after he stabbed her. How it happened according to the prosecutor The prosecutor, Sergeant Modupe Olaluwoye, told a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos how Bakare killed ...

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FRSC recovers N589,950 from accident scene in Gada-Biyu


The rescue team of the Abaji Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has recovered N589,950 cash from a vehicle that crashed at Gada- Biyu village on the Abuja-Lokoja Road. Abaji Unit Commander of the FRSC, ACC Olasupo Esuruo, who disclosed this to our reporter yesterday in his office, said two persons lost their lives in the crash. ...

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NBS records 2,598 road accidents deaths in 6months


No fewer than 2, 598 Nigerians died in road accidents between October 2017 and March 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The NBS disclosed this in the Road Transport Data for the 4th quarter, 2017 and 1st quarter, 2018, posted on its website. The breakdown showed that 1, 306 Nigerians died in road accidents in the fourth ...

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Three die in Ogun road accident


Three persons died while five sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving two vehicles at Alakara on the Owode-Idiroko highway, Ogun State on Tuesday. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at Ota in Ogun on Tuesday. Mr. ...

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12 dead, 8 others injured in Ogun ghastly motor accident

ghastly motor accident

Not less than 12 persons were sent to their early graves in Ogun state in a ghastly motor accident which occurred Saturday. Eight other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries. The incident occurred Saturday at about 12:25 pm at Fidiwo village, an Ogun community, sharing common border with Oyo State. It was gathered that the ghastly motor accident road  involved two ...

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Building collapses in Aba, leaves mother of five dead


Building Collapse–  Chizoba Precious Okeke, 38, was from Amauzari in Isiala Mbano Local Government of Imo State but got married in 2007 to Mr. Anthony Okeke, a Mbaise man, also from Imo State. The couple with their five children (one boy and four girls) reside at 26 Ukachi Street, off Port Harcourt Road, Aba, Abia State. Her children’s ages range ...

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5 narrowly escape death in Ibadan road accident

Ibadan road

No fewer than five people escaped death Tuesday afternoon on Ibadan road, the Oyo State capital after a passenger bus collided with a sport utility vehicle and later hit a pole at David Hotels Junction, along Awolowo Avenue in the new Bodija area of Ibadan. The accident which occurred around 2.pm involved a passenger bus with registration number XC 246 ...

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