A driver of an articulated vehicle at the weekend lost control at the New Garage area of Ibadan, Oyo State, crushing no fewer than seven persons to death.
Five people also sustained life threatening injuries during the fatal auto mishap.
However, the Police Public Relations Officer for the state command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, told newsmen that only two people died, while four others sustained injuries.
One of the eyewitnesses, Lanre Agunla, told newsmen at the accident scene that the vehicle was coming from Lagos […]
Four pupils of the Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo and a driver were crushed to death in a fatal accident few kilometres away from the school gate on Sunday.
Also, five other pupils were injured in the accident.
The deceased pupils, Olubukola John, SS3; Taibat Giwa, SS3; Mojisola Ladipo, SS1; and Mariam Ibirogba, JSS 3; and those injured were returning to the school after observing mid-term break when the incident occured.
The Public Relations Officer of the college, Mr. Akin Omitade, told newsmen […]
An unidentified woman and her child were killed when a driver lost control of an articulated vehicle at the busy Oja Oba market in Ibadan on Tuesday.
The accident occurred around 8am as traders at the popular market were opening shops while many others were waiting along the Oja Oba/Molete road to board vehicles on their way to work.
Eyewitnesses said four other persons were killed in the accident, with several others were critically injured.
Most of the affected persons were operators of […]
Police authorities in Kebbi have arrested a truck conveying 176 bags of Indian hemp, weighing 50 kilograms.
The Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, Kabiru Ibrahim, disclosed this in his office while briefing newsmen on the efforts of the Police to rid the state of crime.
He explained that policemen while on stop and search duty at Koko Division in Kebbi state, intercepted a truck with registration number Kano SML 124 XA, belonging to a cement company with the illicit weeds suspected to […]
No fewer than five passengers were injured on Wednesday, when a 20 feet container truck rammed into a commercial bus in Lagos.
The accident occurred at Ilupeju near Anthony bus stop on Ilupeju-Oshodi Expressway. At least, 18 passengers were however rescued.
Fortunately, Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, who was passing at that time had to stop his convoy to assist in the rescue operation.
The Eagle Online gathered that the truck with registration number Lagos AGL 895 XE conveying a […]
The wife a popular actor who himself has died, was crushed to death recently in Ogun state by a truck. Isola Durojaiye was also killed in a car crash, on Friday evening, as one of the wives of the late Yoruba movie actor, Isola Durojaiye also known as Alasari, identified as Adeola, was crushed to death by a truck in Adatan area of Abeokuta.
Sunday Tribune reports that the mother of one was coming down on a motorbike when the incident […]
The Lagos state Police Command has confirmed the death of a 25-year-old man simply identified as Idowu, who was allegedly killed by a truck driver, Fatai Olawunmi, on the Apogbon Road, Lagos Island.
The deceased was among a group of hoodlums who waylaid the truck with number plate, KZR 117 ZT, demanding money from the driver at about 5pm on Sunday.
They had stopped the truck driver to extort money from him illegally and the driver had sped off.
In the process, the […]
Mr. Tochukwu Onwuantudo, 26, the manager with a transport firm, Godday Haulage Investment Limited in Apapa ,Lagos has appealed to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase and the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Fatai Owoseni to direct the police at Agboju Division, Mile 2, Lagos to help him retrieve his seized truck from a man who claimed to be a chief security officer at Osunba Estate
Onwuantudo alleged that the security officer ordered at least seven thugs to […]