Articles Posted in the " auto crash " Category

  • UPDATE: Ghana auto crash leaves 71 dead

    A bus hit a cargo truck north of Ghana’s second city Kumasi overnight, killing 71 people in the West African country’s deadliest road crash for years. Regional Police Chief, Maxwell Atingane, said the head-on crash, which left 13 people seriously injured, occurred 420 km (260 miles) north of the capital Accra. “A Metro Mass Transit […] Post from PM News

  • Nigerians go abroad to treat malaria – NMA chairman

    Dr Suraj Ogunyemi, Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Osun, has flayed some Nigerians travelling abroad to treat malaria and display their riches. Ogunyemi said this in an interview with NAN in Osogbo on Friday. He said that though Nigeria had lot of competent medical doctors to handle series of ailments, some wealthy individuals still […] Post from PM News

  • Over 9,000 schools for Milo Basketball tourney

    Taiwo Adelu A record entry of more than 9, 000 schools in Nigeria will fight for honours in the 18th edition of Nestle Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship this year. This was disclosed Thursday by the Managing Director of Nestle Nigeria Plc, Mr. Dharnesh Gordhon, who said that the longest running basketball competition in Nigeria […] Post from PM News

  • Child thief dressed as woman arrested in Benin

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin‎ ‎ ‎ The police in Benin, Edo state, have arrested and detained a middle-aged man (names withheld), for allegedly stealing a baby at the popular Oba market, King square in Benin City. The child thief suspected to be a ritualist, was said to have dressed himself like a woman, covering his head with […] Post from PM News

  • 17 dead, 79 injured in auto crash on Ibadan-Lagos road

    The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Sunday confirmed that 17 persons died in an automobile crash on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Mr Yusuf Salami, Oyo State Sector Commander of the commission, told NAN that 79 persons were injured in the crash. Salami said that the accident, which involved an articulated vehicle and a Peugeot J5 bus, […] Post from PM News

  • Edo PDP chairman survives auto crash

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo State chapter, Mr. Dan Orbih narrowly escaped death on Tuesday, when his convoy was involved in a ghastly accident at the notorious Ewu hill, along the Benin/Auchi Expressway. The State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chris Nehikhare, in a press statement he released in Benin, […] Post from PM News

  • Driver faces trial for biting police woman

    Cyriacus Izuekwe A 28-year-old commuter bus driver has been arrested and charged before Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court for allegedly biting a police woman in Lagos State, wesrern Nigeria. The suspect, Oluwaya Eshe, allegedly attacked Omowumi Aliu and Adebisi Bamiu attached to Isheri Oshun while they were performing their lawful duties. He reportedly bit Bamiu on her […] Post from PM News

  • Tanker driver dies in auto crash

    The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ota, Ogun, said one person died, while six others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving a petrol tanker and four vehicles at Owode Junction on Saturday. The Unit Commander of FRSC, Mr Leye Adegboyega, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota that the […] Post from PM News

  • 6 die in Lagos auto crash

    Report just coming in indicates that there a fatal accident has occurred at Onipanu bus stop, Lagos, western Nigeria. According to the unconfirmed report, said six persons lost their lives in the incident that involved a popular Lagos bus referred to as ‘danfo’. Details later… Post from PM News