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Trailer falls off bridge, kills three in Lagos


No fewer than three people were killed on Wednesday after a container on a 40-feet trailer fell off the Ojuelegba Bridge onto the road below. PUNCH Metro learnt that the container, which was not latched to the trailer, crushed two private vehicles which were in motion. The vehicles, a white ...

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Crash: Akpabio flown abroad for treatment


A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, was on Tuesday afternoon flown out of Nigeria to receive medical attention abroad. It was learnt that the senator, in company with about five of his aides, left the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja aboard a regular private jet that ...

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SHOCKING: Driver strips naked to resist FRSC arrest


In a display of absurd mannerism, an unidentified commercial vehicle driver on Tuesday removed his cloths and started behaving strangely when officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps stopped his car and demanded for his vehicle particulars. The incident happened along the busy Marian Road in Calabar, the Cross River ...

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Photos & Video: Goat Gives Birth To Kid With Six Legs


  The people of Muzuwerani Kwa Ndomo, in Kililifi county, Kenya, were shocked on Sunday, August 30, when they woke up in the morning to a goat that gave birth to a kid with six legs. Citizen TV reports that the abnormal baby goat which has two fore legs and ...

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US EMBASSY: Akpabio’s vehicle collided with ours


The United States Embassy has confirmed that the convoy of former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, collided with a suburban jeep belonging to the mission on Monday. The Senior Information Specialist in the embassy, Sani Mohammed, said local authorities had commenced investigation into the accident. When asked about ...

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Migrant crisis: Hungary rail station move sparks protests


Hundreds of migrants have been protesting outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU. Crowds of people chanted “Germany” and waved train tickets after being forced to leave Keleti station in Budapest. Hungary is trying to ...

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Migrant crisis: Five obstacles to an EU deal


Europe is struggling with its biggest migration crisis since World War Two, with unprecedented numbers of refugees and other migrants seeking asylum in the EU. The 28 EU interior ministers will hold an emergency meeting on the crisis on 14 September. July was a record month, with more than 100,000 ...

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Photos: IGP Promotes Sergeant Who Made Local Bullet Proof Jackets


The inspector General of Police, Solomon E. Arase has promoted a certain sergeant, Godwin Hosea who presented a fabricated bullet proof jacket made locally by him when he visited Bauchi Police Command State Headquarters in July. The impressed IG promoted Godwin to the rank of an inspector and also decorated ...

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Why Buhari was sacked by Babangida in 1985


Read the coup speech from August 27, 1985 when General Muhammadu Buhari (now President Muhammadu Buhari) was overthrown. I, Brigadier Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro, of the Nigerian Army, hereby make the following declaration on behalf of my colleagues and members of the Nigerian Armed Forces. Fellow country men, the intervention of ...

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Victims Of NAF Plane Crash Identified


Identities of the victims of the Nigerian Air Force plane, which crashed around 6:45am on Saturday into residential quarters at the Ribadu Cantonment in Kaduna State, has emerged. The victims are; Squadron Leader Adekunle Suara (pilot), wife of Wing Commander N. Hassan, wife of Wing Commander I. B. Musa, Warrant ...

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Migrant crisis: Syrian children disappear from Austrian hospital


Police in Austria say three Syrian children and their families who were rescued from a minivan containing 26 migrants have disappeared from the hospital where they were being treated. The children were taken to hospital in the town of Braunau am Inn on Friday suffering from severe dehydration. Their discovery ...

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20 die of cholera in Bauchi State


Twenty persons have died of cholera in Shira Local Government Area (LGA), Bauchi State. This is contained in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria by the Information Officer in the LGA, Malam Danlami Baza, in Bauchi on Saturday. The statement said 200 persons were admitted in ...

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DPC National Chairman, NEC members survive traffic accident


National officials of Nigeria’s newest political party, the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) , on Saturday survived a traffic accident on Abuja-Lokoja highway. National Chairman of the party, Rev. Olusegun Peters, who was among the victims, told newsmen in Lokoja that three officials were critically injured. He said that the accident ...

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