Four persons are believed to have drowned, over 200 structures burnt and several residents displaced on Wednesday in Otodogbami Community, Ikate, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos when Yoruba and Egun ethnic groups clashed within the community.
Those who drowned were said to have included a child.
They were said to have drowned while trying to escape through the river behind the community during the clash.
However, the Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, Dolapo Badmos, said no one died.
Badmos said: “The […]
Mr. Gabriel Ebubechukwu, the father of two teenage schoolboys, Godspower and Marvellous Ebubechukwu, who were found dead in a lagoon in Ibeshe, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State on Saturday, says he suspects foul play.
Gabriel said although the corpses of his children were recovered naked, neither their shoes nor clothes were found on the shore.
He said on Monday that their friends might have lured them to the lagoon to swim.
The siblings, who lived on Blessing Estate in Ibeshe, had […]
Four soldiers attached to the Operation Delta Safe participating in the military operation codenamed ‘Operation Crocodile Smile were killed yesterday after their boat capsized along the Brass Water Front in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
Security sources said the service rifles belonging to the soldiers have also been declared missing.
The incident, which occurred at about 10am created panic among newly deployed soldiers as there was pandemonium at the Brass jetty.
An indigene of the community, Etta Daniel, who confirmed the incident […]
Four soldiers that are part of the Operation Crocodile in the Niger Delta have drowned in a boat mishap in Bayelsa state today September 5th. The incident happened at about 10 am this morning along the Brass Water Front in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
The riffles of the soldiers are currently missing. A resident of the community, Effa, who spoke with Leadership, said attempts by the youths in the community and other soldiers to rescue the soldiers failed as […]
Four persons, including a man believed to be the son of a World Bank contractor, have drowned in Egbe River in Egbe community of Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
The four were said to be workers on a World Bank assessment mission to the river and had commenced work on Tuesday night.
They were said to have come from Development Dams and Irrigation Schemes, Kaduna State and had died when the boat in which seven of them and their equipment […]
According to reports reaching ADELOVE, two postgraduate students of the University of Lagos have been reported drowned in the Elegushi Beach during the celebration of their friend’s birthday on Sunday.
It was learnt that the deceased – Adesola Ogunmefun and Funmi Odusina – graduated from the Covenant University and were on the verge of bagging Master’s Degrees in International Law and Diplomacy from UNILAG.
Sources said that the deceased and the host were having fun at the beach around 6pm when they […]
After painful search by the University of Ilorin and a combined rescue team of Kwara State Fire Service and National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA,the remains of the student declared missing after he got drowned Saturday were recovered on Sunday night in the river.
Among the people at the scene to receive the remains of the deceased are the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Technology and Innovation, Professor Gabriel Olatunji, wife of the Vice-Chancellor, Doctor Taye Ambali; the Dean, Students Affairs, Professor Omoteso; the […]
Tragedy has enveloped the University of Ilorin community as a 200 level student of the institution, Onikenku Michael Atunde, who was said to have gone for swimming in the university since last Saturday was yet to return to the hostel.
As at press time, members of the Kwara state Fire Service and National Emergency Management Agency who have also been deployed to search for the student were yet to make any head way.
The Newsmen reliably gathered that the student, Onikenku Michael […]
Eight pupils, who were returning from a primary school in Ikot Abia-Enyie in the Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, have perished in the Atang River.
The river is said to have divided Ikot Abia-Enyie village into two; with all the facilities in the area ─ a health centre, a primary and a secondary schools ─ located on one side of the river.
The Chairman of the village council, Chief Etop Umanah, on Friday said the pupils drowned in […]