Ebenezer Aduroquia Amid what appeared to be low turnout and voter apathy in the Delta state on Saturday, three people were reportedly shot dead and a building was set ablaze in the state’s western Ethiopian local government area, Mosogal. In Amukpe, Sapele, our reporter learned that a young man lost his hand in a clash at a polling station in the area. The burned building in Mosogal is owned by Dr. Wilson Omene, chief of…"Three dead, house burnt, thugs destroy election –"
At least 10 passengers were burned to death in a crash on the Oyo-Ogbomoso highway on Thursday. Joshua Adekanye, divisional commander of the state’s Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident to reporters in Ibadan, saying two commercial buses crashed at 5:30 a.m. Left and right in a car accident on the highway. Also read:1 dead, 3 injured in horrific crash on Lagos-Ibadan highway He added that the buses came from Lagos and Nasarawa…"10 burnt to death in Oyo auto crash –"
The All Progressive Congress in Ed, Osun state on Monday night said members of the state’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) were nearly killed when armed thugs attacked their party secretariat in the town where the current governor’s Senate Country House of the MP Ademola Adelek. One of the party leaders, Mufutau Oyewale, made the news public in a statement in Osogbo, saying his party members narrowly escaped the secretariat by the grace of God. According…"Osun PDP burnt down our office, threaten to kill us – APC leader –"
At least 11 people were killed in a car accident in the town of Ole along the Benin-Shagamo highway in the Odigebo local government area of Ondo state. The unfortunate incident is said to have happened in the early hours of Sunday morning. It is understood the accident involved a Marco Polo bus and a truck. Also read:Seven women burned to death in Ogun car crash Ezekiel Son’Allah, Ondo District Commander of the Federal Road…"Tragedy as 11 burnt to death in Ondo road crash –"
At least 11 people died after their vehicle collided with a lorry on the Soka Bridge in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area headquarters, on Sunday morning. According to witnesses, the accident involved a Marco Polo bus and a truck, and the victims of the accident were burned beyond recognition when the two vehicles caught fire. He explained that the truck was traveling in the wrong direction and collided with the Marco Polo, causing both vehicles…"11 Burnt to Death in Ondo auto crash –"
The Niger state government said a new parish would be established in Kafinkoro in the state’s Paikoro local government area in honor of the late priest Father Isaac Archie, pastor of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. The bandits set fire to a Catholic parish house in Kafin-koro last week and killed the parish priest, Rev. Isaac Achi, recalled. State Secretary (SSG) Ahmed Ibrahim Matane led a high-level government delegation to Minna Catholic Archbishop Martins…"Niger Govt to build church to honour burnt catholic priest –"
The Abia state government has ordered an immediate investigation into the burning of the high court by hooligans in the state’s Ikwuano local government area and urged security agencies to bring to justice those behind what it described as an act of cowardice. The Ikwuano High Court, run by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, was recently set on fire by some unknown individuals and the government wants to bring to justice those behind this despicable act. State…"Abia govt orders probe of burnt High Court building –"
No fewer than 18 people were burnt beyond recognition in a fatal accident in Bauchi on Wednesday. According to the National Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the fatal crash was reported by Zebra 30, Toro – Magama – Gumau, Toro LGA. The fatal accident occurred at approximately 1640 hours on April 1, 2023, but was reported by calling FRSC agents at 1640 hours, according to the flight intelligence report of Department Commander…"18 burnt beyond recognition in Bauchi fatal accident –"
At least seven people were burned to death in a car accident along the Sagam-Benin highway in Odobolu, Ogun state on Wednesday. Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, spokesman for the state’s Traffic Regulation and Enforcement Team (TRACE), confirmed the incident to reporters in Abeokuta. Seven others were injured in the 2.50pm crash, he said According to him, the bus, marked AGL 886 YD, suddenly caught fire due to engine flooding. A TRACE spokesperson revealed that all the…"Seven women burnt to death in Ogun auto accident –"