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The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Osun governor condemns JTF officers who chased young man to death

The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Gunmen attack police station in Ibadan, kill police corporal

Tragedy struck on Friday evening as some unknown gunmen attacked the Ikolaba Police Station in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, leaving a police corporal on duty dead.

Two dead in Imo petrol tanker explosion

Tragedy struck on Owerri-Onitsha Road in Imo State on Friday as a petrol-laden tanker exploded and killed two persons.

Gunmen attack Katsina communities, kill man, abduct two sisters

Tragedy struck at Gidangizo village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State on Wednesday as gunmen killed one victim and abducted two sisters of the same father.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman ‘stabs’ lover to death in Lagos

Tragedy struck in Sagbokoji Island in Apapa area of Lagos, weekend after a lady allegedly stabbed her lover to death during a scuffle.
Sunday 12th July was a black Sunday for residents of Adeke community and environs in Benue State. After Church service on that day, 26 youths all members of the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA in the village lost their lives in a hydro disaster. Five of the dead, including a triplet were members of the same family.

Benue boat mishap kills triplets, 23 others

Sunday 12th July was a black Sunday for residents of Adeke community and environs in Benue State. After Church service on that day, 26 youths all members of the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, in the village lost their lives in a hydro disaster. Five of the dead, including a triplet were members of the same family.
Former Glee star Naya Rivera is presumed dead after emergency teams said the effort to find her has now been classed as a search and recovery operation.

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera presumed drowned as search continues for body

Former “Glee” star Naya Rivera is presumed to have drowned while boating on a lake near Los Angeles, authorities said on Thursday, but no body had been found almost 24 hours after she was last seen.

Midnight fire guts over 220 shops, several vehicles in Lagos market

Tragedy occurred in the early hours of Saturday, May 30, 2020, when fire gutted Olaleye Market in Somolu, Bariga area of Lagos State in which several items and properties worth billions of naira were destroyed.

Auto crash claims seven lives in Kwara

Tragedy struck yesterday as seven persons lost their lives in an auto crash at Lumoh village along Olooru/Bode Sadu road in Moro local government area of Kwara state.Tragedy struck yesterday as seven persons lost their lives in an auto crash at Lumoh village along Olooru/Bode Sadu road in Moro local government area of Kwara state.

Filling station, building razed as tanker discharging fuel goes up in flames

It was gathered that the fire, which started around 4.00pm, started from a tanker that was discharging its content into the station’s underground storage facility.
TRAGEDY was averted in Aba, Abia State when a commercial bus plunged into a large sinkhole after a heavy rain caused unexpected damage and heavy gridlock on the road on Saturday night.

Heavy gridlock as bus falls into huge sinkhole after downpour in Aba

Tragedy was averted in Aba, Abia State when a commercial bus plunged into a large sinkhole after a heavy rain caused unexpected damage and heavy gridlock on the road on Saturday night.
There has been a reported collapse of an uncompleted structure at Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos, on Friday, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). 1

One escapes death as uncompleted three storey building collapses in Lagos

A tragedy occurred in the early hours on Friday when a three-storey building under construction suddenly, collapsed at number 12, Alasepe Street, Off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos.

Tragedy as mother of two kills husband in Ekiti

A mother of two, Mrs Janet Idowu Jegede has been detailed by men of Ekiti State Police Command for allegedly killing her husband, Mr. Jegede.
Tragedy struck on Saturday morning in Benin, Edo State, when a fast-moving BMW car crushed four children belonging to the same parents to death in Benin, Edo State.

Four children crushed to death in Edo

Tragedy struck on Saturday morning in Benin, Edo State, when a fast-moving BMW car crushed four children belonging to the same parents to death in Benin, Edo State.
David Cameron, former British prime minister, has alleged that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not give enough support to Britain during the abduction of 274 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno state.

David Cameron: British troops located some Chibok schoolgirls but Goodluck Jonathan refused to let...

David Cameron, former British prime minister, has alleged that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not give enough support to Britain during the abduction of 274 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno state.g
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Guarantor commits suicide after friend absconds with micro-finance loan

Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Panic as fire engulfs filling station at Lagos airport

Major tragedy was averted yesterday when a filling Station managed by Forte Oil inside the Murtala Muhammed Airport premises was yesterday burnt by fire.

Report: PDP finally resolves to change name

The opposition party had long mooted the idea of name change, but had slowed down on the decision because a majority of its members were not disposed to it, and those who wanted it could not convince the others.

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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned what it called the silence of President Buhari over protests against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, in the past two weeks.

#EndSARS: African Bar Association urges Nigerian government to condemn shooting of protesters

The African Bar Association, AFBA, has called on the Federal Government to condemn the shooting of peaceful protesters, saying President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech was below expectations.
The federal government says adherence to social distancing in the era of coronavirus is only applicable at airports terminals and not in the cabin.

#EndSARS: Airlines announce readiness to resume flight operations from Lagos

Dana Air and Arik airlines have announced their readiness to resume flight operations from Lagos airport tomorrow, Saturday following the belief that the Lagos State government will lift the 24 hours curfew it imposed on the state.
Anih noted that Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi had taken proactive steps in meeting the demands of the protesters, adding that the youths should be patient and give government time to see fulfillment of the programmes.

#EndSARS: Enugu sues for peace, opens avenue for dialogue with youths

Enugu State Government has charged protesting/aggrieved youths to embrace peace as it has opened avenue to deepen dialogue with youth groups in the state.

AU agency to assist Lesotho against extreme weather conditions

African Risk Capacity (ARC), and the government of Lesotho, on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to scale up national disaster risk management.
President Muhammadu Buhari at the unveiling of the theme and Logo for Nigeria’s 60th anniversary celebration

#EndSARS: What President Buhari told ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan, Gowon, others about protesters – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has told former Nigerian leaders that #EndSARS protesters ‘gradually turned violent’ after the government conceded to their demands.