• 15 die, 6 rescued in 2 boat mishaps in Niger state

    15 die, 6 rescued in 2 boat mishaps in Niger state

    No fewer than 15 people have lost their lives in two boat mishaps that occurred in Kontagora and Borgu local government areas of Niger State.

    It was learnt from sources close to the Niger State Emergency Management Agency NSEMA that the incident in Kontagora local government claimed 13 lives while the one in Borgu local government area led to loss of two lives.

    It was gathered that the Kontagora accident occurred when some traders were traveling across the Kontagora river, a tributary […]