• 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 […]

  • 2 trapped, 6 rescued as building collapses in Abuja

    2 trapped, 6 rescued as building collapses in Abuja

    Six persons cheated death in the early hours of yesterday when a building reportedly owned by a former governor collapsed in a residential area of Gwarinpa Estate.

    While six were already rescued as at the time of filing this report, two others were still trapped in the rubble. It could not be ascertained if anyone lost his or her life in the unfortunate incident. Eyewitnesses, who were on ground and spoke to our correspondent, said they could not confirm if any […]