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Nigeria unrest: Protesters ‘shot dead’ in Lagos_Femi Ehiabhi

A number of people taking part in a protest against police brutality have reportedly been shot dead or injured in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos. An eye witness said he had counted about 20 bodies and at least 50 injured after soldiers opened fire. Amnesty International said it had obtained credible reports of deaths. The authorities… Continue reading Nigeria unrest: Protesters ‘shot dead’ in Lagos_Femi Ehiabhi

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BREAKING: Tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge

For the umpteenth time, there has been yet another tanker explosion on the notorious Otedola Bridge, Lagos. According to reports, two tankers laden with fuel exploded early hours of Saturday (2 am). The number of casualties as at press time uncertain. However, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency via its twitter handle said it has responded… Continue reading BREAKING: Tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge

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Police officer in Chile accused of throwing teen from bridge_Femi Ehiabhi

Authorities in Chile have arrested a police officer who allegedly threw a teen-ager from a bridge into a river bed during a protest. The 16-year-old boy was in stable condition with head trauma and a wrist fracture following the incident in Santiago, Chile’s capital, on Friday. Dozens of people protested on Saturday outside the clinic… Continue reading Police officer in Chile accused of throwing teen from bridge_Femi Ehiabhi

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One Killed as Vehicles Collide With Train at Oshodi_Ada Nkong

One passenger was killed on Monday after a bus and a highlander Jeep collided with a moving commuter train at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident said the bus with six passengers suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train.The agency… Continue reading One Killed as Vehicles Collide With Train at Oshodi_Ada Nkong

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Full Text: NAF Clarifies Death of Flying Officer Arotile_Ada Nkong

FULL TEXT: NAF clarifies death of flying officer Arotile On 14 July 2020, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), and indeed the entire Nation, was thrown into mourning as a result of the death of one of our shining young stars in the person of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the NAF’s first female combat helicopter pilot.… Continue reading Full Text: NAF Clarifies Death of Flying Officer Arotile_Ada Nkong

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Gokada Founder Found Murdered in New York_Ada Nkong

The Founder and CEO of the popular motorcycle company, ‘GoKada’ and co-founder of ride-sharing venture ‘Pathao’, Fahim Saleh, has been found dead in his New York apartment, with his body dismembered. According to New York Daily News, Wednesday, the New York Police Department (NYPD) officers found the dismembered body of the deceased in a building… Continue reading Gokada Founder Found Murdered in New York_Ada Nkong

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Nigerian Air force Mourns First Female Flying Officer_Ada Nkong

The Nigerian Airfotce has announced the death of thier first and only female flying officer Tolulope Arotile.A statement signed by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola,Director Public Communication reads " It is with great sorrow that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) regretfully announces the unfortunate demise of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died today, 14 July 2020,… Continue reading Nigerian Air force Mourns First Female Flying Officer_Ada Nkong

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Ivory Coast Landslide: 13 Killed, Others Missing_Ada Nkong

At least 13 people have died and several others are missing in a landslide near Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan after a drainage channel burst following torrential rains. "The provisional death toll is 13 and searches are continuing," Abidjan's Prefect Vincent Toh Bi said on Thursday, adding that "20 houses were swept away" in the… Continue reading Ivory Coast Landslide: 13 Killed, Others Missing_Ada Nkong