• Death toll in Kogi’s poisoned amala meal rises to nine

    Death toll in Kogi’s poisoned amala meal rises to nine

    Three more people that ate from the ‘poisoned’ cassava flour meal in Okene, Kogi State have lost their lives, bringing the toll to nine.

    Two of them, a 42-year-old woman and 10-year-old boy, died on Thursday at the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, the acting Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Olatunde Alabi, told newsmen.

    Alabi said that three victims of the cassava flour meal were rushed to the hospital in critical condition on Wednesday morning from Ogaminana, Adavi Local Government Area, […]

  • Death toll in Abuja transformer fire rises to 12

    Death toll in Abuja transformer fire rises to 12

    The death toll from the transformer fire at Angwuar Tiv, a sprawling shanty settlement in Lugbe on the outskirts of Abuja has risen to 12.

    No fewer than five persons had been confirmed dead at the weekend when the transformer of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) caught fire.

    Sources claimed that death toll of the sad incident that occurred on Saturday night had risen to 12 as at Monday morning.

    The incident left a tail of woes in its wake as several […]