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April 4, 2018 2:09 PM Three feared dead, 13 injured as electric pole falls on ‘Danfo’ in Lagos (PHOTO)

Three persons lost their lives on Wednesday while many were injured after an electric pole fell on a commercial vehicle in Lagos. DAILY POST gathered that the timely intervention of rescuers which included policemen from Ilasa and Itire Divisions, officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), as well as fire fighters prevented the situation 20

March 28, 2018 7:52 AM Dogara’s wife’s driver dies in accident one week to wedding

A driver attached to the wife of the speaker, House of Representatives, Mrs Gimbia Yakubu Dogara has died following a fatal motor accident. DAILY POST gathered that he lost his life less than one week to his wedding. Mr Mobmi died in Hawan Kibo, along Jos-Abuja road while the other occupant of the vehicle he was driving escaped unhurt. Eyewitness told DAILY 16

March 22, 2018 6:31 PM Aisha Buhari officially opens hospital that saved Yusuf’s life

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has officially commissioned Cedar Crest Hospital. Yusuf was first operated on in the facility in the wake of a motorbike crash in Abuja. She emphasized the importance of keeping health care delivery ready for emergencies. “And it happened to my son. He almost lost his life, but this hospital saved him. “Even after 25

March 18, 2018 3:53 PM NYSC reacts to ‘death’ of corps member in Kwara

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said no corps member serving in Kwara died in any autocrash in Oke-Ose, Ilorin. The NYSC Public Relations Officer (PRO) in Kwara, Oladipo Morakinyo refuted the allegation in a Statement to NAN on Sunday. He said, “The attention of the NYSC State Secretariat, located in Ilorin,Kwara State has been drawn to a false 19

March 6, 2018 7:17 PM Man crushed to death in Ogun

One person was on Tuesday confirmed dead in an accident involving a Volvo truck and a Toyota car at Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta on Tuesday. Mr. Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission in Ogun, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta. Oladele said that the accident, which happened at about 12 pm, was caused 21

February 23, 2018 7:10 PM Truck crushes father, 2 children to death

An unmarked truck on Friday crushed two sons and their father to death on their way to school. It was gathered that the deceased were on a motorcycle with registration number Ogun OG 7613 BA when the truck crushed them. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance Agency confirming the incident, said it happened 22

February 22, 2018 9:20 AM Dana Air: NCAA, AIB probe aircraft’s overshoot of runway

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has commenced investigation into how Dana Air plane overshot the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport. The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, according to its spokesman, Mr Tunji Oketumbi, has also dispatched some of its men to Port Harcourt for the investigation. The incident involving a Dana Air Boeing 22

February 21, 2018 6:18 AM Dana explains why plane overshot runway in Port Harcourt

The management of Dana Air has explained why its aircraft, 9J0363 flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt airport overshot runway, skidding into the bush on Tuesday. DAILY POST had reported that 49 passengers cheated death on Tuesday as Dana Air plane flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport. According to a statement 35

February 20, 2018 6:34 AM Buhari reacts to death of Islamic scholar, Sheik Tureta

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday described the death of Islamic scholar, Abubakar Tureta, as a major depletion of the forest of knowledge and “a defoliation of a big branch on the tree of learning whose contributions to Islam are immeasurable”. The Islamic scholar and teacher, Sheikh Abubakar Tureta died on Sunday night at the age of 74 after battling 24

February 19, 2018 7:10 AM Former Enyimba captain, Udoji dies in car accident

The former Enyimba captain died Saturday night following a car accident in Kano. Udoji was Man of the Match in Sunday’s NPFL Week 9 match against his former club Enyimba, which ended in a 1-1 draw. An official said Udoji was heading back to the Pillars’ club house after he visited his former Enyimba team mates in a hotel, when he was involved in an accident 28