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Sand-laden truck plunges into river in Lagos

A tragedy occurred in Lagos in the early hours of today, Saturday, when a truck laden with sand reportedly lost control and plunged into a river off Epe Bridge.
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NDLEA intercepts 1,500kg of illicit drugs in Zamfara

The State Commander, Gabriel Adamu, said that officers of the command in Tsafe, acting on intelligence reports, intercepted a Mercedes Benz truck with registration number Anambra XY 200 FGG, along the Gusau-Zaria expressway.

One dead, 4 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

One person died, while four others sustained injuries on Thursday in an accident involving two trucks at Ayetoro, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted one Niyi Oyelami charged with defiling a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Court remands truck driver, owner over ‘involuntary manslaughter’

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday remanded in Police custody a truck driver, Sodiq Okanlanwan, alongside the truck owner, Wasiu Lekan, who allegedly crushed three people to death.

Truck kills motorcyclist in Ogun

An angry mob on Saturday set ablaze a truck allegedly belonging to Dangote, whose driver crushed a motorcyclist to death along old Ibadan road, Ijebu Ode area of Ogun.

Truck attacked by ‘revenue touts’ crashes into church’s fence in Abia

A truck on Thursday crashed into a church fence at Azikiwe Road, Umuahia, in Abia State as a revenue taskforce team struggled for control of the vehicle with the driver.

Truck crushes two to death, injures one in Ogun

Two persons were crushed to death and another injured at Sango, Ogun State, when a truck had a head on collision with another truck on Saturday afternoon.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA goes tough on restriction violators, arrests over 80 travellers, truck, buses

The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has arrested 84 travellers, warning others seeking to pass through the territory to stay back, as the Administration is not in a hurry to relax the emergency containment protocols imposed in the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19.

Two die, seven injured in Ogun accident

Two persons were on Friday confirmed dead, while seven others sustained injuries in an accident, involving a truck, three other vehicles and three motorcycles along Toll-Gate, Sango-Ota, in Ado Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State.

Truck crushes two women to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Two women were, on Saturday, crushed to death in an accident involving a Mack truck and a motorcycle around Lotto, beside NNPC filling station, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
A Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, compactor truck has collided with a pick-up van, injuring four people.

Four injured as LAWMA truck collides with van

A Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, compactor truck has collided with a pick-up van, injuring four people.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Police reveal source of Ondo explosion

A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a church and some houses.

Truck drivers block highway to protest ‘over taxation’

Hundreds of truck drivers on Tuesday blocked the Onitsha-Enugu expressway to protest alleged imposition of taxes, intimidation and violation of court judgement by the agents of Anambra State government.
A handout picture released by the Suez Governorate Media Office on Dec 28, 2019 shows paramedics transporting one of the victims who were injured in a bus cash on the road to the Ain Sokhna resort east of the Egyptian capital Cairo. (AFP)

Asian tourists among six killed in Egypt bus crash

A road crash in Egypt killed six people, including tourists from India and Malaysia, and injured at least 24 others Saturday, security and medical sources said.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

23 injured in Ogun multiple accidents

No fewer than twenty-three persons on Monday sustained various degrees of injuries in multiple accidents across the Ogun State road corridor.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

Kebbi: FRSC deploys 864 personnel, 10 patrol vehicles, 5 ambulances

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Kebbi State has deployed 864 personnel, 10 patrol vehicles and five ambulances across the state to ensure a hitch-free Yuletide celebration.

One dies in road accident in Minna

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger said that James Peter of Sauka ka huta Area, Chanchaga Local Government Area, riding an unregistered Bajaj motorcycle, ran into a Tipper truck without registration and died instantly.

Police arraign driver over death of six persons

The driver of a truck belonging to a construction company which was involved in an accident on Ikirun/Osogbo road where six persons died has been arraigned in court.

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