DISASTER

TWO KILLED,SIX INJURED AS FUEL TANKER EXPLODES ON LAGOS ABEOKUTA ROAD_Ada Nkong

A petrol-laden tanker fell and spilled its content Thursday night leading to a fire outbreak which burnt two persons to death, injured six others and destroyed 17 vehicles along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. The Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun State Command, Route Commander Florence Okpe, confirmed the figures in a statement issued on Friday. According to Mrs. Okpe, the injured victims were rescued and taken to the Ota General Hospital, Ogun State for treatment. The incident which []

OTEDOLA BRIDGE MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS: ONE CONFIRMED DEAD,MANY INJURED_Ada Nkong

An accident involving several vehicles has caused heavy gridlock on the notorious Otedola Bridge in Lagos. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the accident is said to involve up to “ten vehicles including a containerized truck, a ‘pickup’ and a high capacity bus as well as several cars.” The accident affected motorists heading towards Berger. LASTMA advised motorists to use the CMD Road from Secretariat bus stop to connect Berger bus stop pending further updates on the traffic situation on []

SEVEN DIE IN BOKI CULT CLASH_Ada Nkong

At least seven people have been confirmed killed in a cult war that erupted in Okundi, Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State according to reports Sources say houses were also burnt as the clash escalated following the killing of a youth opposed to cult activities in the community. Reports said the youth, identified as Joseph Bukie Bankong, was killed on Monday night and this sparked further clash and bloodshed on Tuesday. This comes even as the 12 villages that make []