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Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in remote Papua


The wreckage of an Indonesian plane carrying 54 people has been found in the remote western Papua region, officials say. The Trigana Air flight lost contact with ground control at 14:55 local time (05:55 GMT) as it flew from the capital Jayapura to the town of Oksibil. Indonesia’s transport minister ...

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66-year-old man sights own obituary posters in Benin


A 66-year-old man, Mr. Clifford Osawaru, has raised the alarm over posters carrying his obituary on some streets in Okunmwun community, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State. The hotelier and father of 13, said he was shocked to spot his obituary on Thursday after he received phone ...

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58 passengers escape death in C’ River


Fifty eight passengers narrowly escaped death on Wednesday after a tanker laden with Premium Motor Spirit rammed into six vehicles at the Odukpani end of the Calabar-Ikom road in Cross River State. The accident was reportedly caused by break failure. Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Ikechukwu Igwe, ...

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This graphic image was shared by a Twitter user of a very young lady seen at the Benson Bus Stop of Ikorodu, Lagos, vomiting blood yesterday. What actually happened to her is yet to be known as the Twitter user who shared the photo didn’t respond to any questions about ...

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Bristow Helicopter crash: Investigation Bureau finds Black Box

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The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), on Friday announced that it had recovered the Black Box of the Bristow helicopter that crashed into the Lagos lagoon on Wednesday. The black box is a piece of equipment on an aircraft that contains the Cockpit Voice and the Flight Data Recorders. It records ...

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We are not ritual killers – African Religions’ practitioners


The Association of African Traditional Religion, Nigeria and Overseas (AATREN), on Thursday said that contrary to public perceptions, its members don’t indulge in ritual killings. Mr Ifasegun Elegushi, the President of the association, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the public should, therefore, not always attribute ...

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Fire razes section of Christ Embassy church in Lagos


A section of the Christ Embassy Church, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos State, was on Wednesday gutted by fire. The fire affected four 40-feet containers, reportedly being used as storage facilities by the church. According to The Punch, the inferno was caused by a burning heap of refuse, which later engulfed the ...

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