Showing posts with label Auto. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Auto. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Jonathan's Convoy In Nasarawa Auto Crash, 14 Injured

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Umar Shehu, has on Tuesday confirmed that the convoy of President Goodluck Jonathan was involved in an auto crash the day before, leaving 14 persons injured.

According to the eyewitnesses, three confessional policemen, three mobile policemen, one member of the civil defence corps, as well as one official of the state branch of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and six civilians were "seriously injured".


Saturday, July 27, 2013

Two Anambra Governorship Aspirants Involved In Auto Crash

Two members of the House of Representatives who are equally aspirants in the November 16 governorship election in Anambra State, Hon. Mrs. Uche Ekwunife and Hon. Afam Ogene, were on Friday involved in an auto accident in which they narrowly escaped death.

Ekwunife who is the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Environment along with Ogene, Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs were in a Lexus bullet-proof jeep travelling from Abuja to the East when the accident occurred along the airport road within the federal capital territory, FCT in the early hours of Friday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Auto Crash In Ondo: Two Head Teachers' Killed (Photo)

Two primary school head teachers died in an auto accident at Costain area of Ore, Odigbo Local Government, Ondo State, while returning home from their schools on Tuesday. 

The accident happened when the two friends, Igbasan Bolaji and Akinbinuade Festus of St Andrew Primary School, Oja Baale and St Mathew Primary School, Asejiri, were driving home in a Nissan Sunny car, marked ONDO AE 505 GBA, belonging to one of them.

According to a source, the driver lost control at Akinjagunla Junction, Costain, Ore and rammed into a stationary lorry with number plateLAGOS EPE 143 XB packed beside the road, killing the two friends instantly.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

11 Burnt To Death In Ibadan Auto Accident.

Eleven people were burnt to death in an accident at the Macmillan area, few metres before Soka Bus Stop, on Ibadan/Lagos Expressway, Ibadan.  The occupants of the Mazda bus, a commercial vehicle, were coming from Ogido in Ogun State and heading to Beere in Ibadan, to attend a Wolimat programme of a family member.

It was also gathered that most of the occupants were dressed in a uniformed ankara for the occasion. The propeller of the bus, according to the eyewitness, pulled out on the motion and hit the fuel tank, catching flame in the process.

The driver of the bus, in an attempt to save the situation, veered off the road and hit a hip of sand by the side of the road.


Friday, June 14, 2013

R.I.P: 5 NANS members die in fatal auto crash on their way to UNIUYO

The Senate President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Donald Onukaogu and four other students were killed in a tragic auto accident along the Umuahia - Ikot Ekpene federal road on their way to the University of Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State to intervene in the crisis that rocked the school yesterday. The bus they were traveling in collided with a trailer which was said to have lost control.  Donald was a student of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. May their souls rest in peace. Amen.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

R.I.P: Nigeria JCI president, deputy die in fatal auto crash

The national president of the Nigerian chapter of Junior Chamber International, Oyebanjo Okunuga (pictured left) and his deputy, Agaptus Nnadiekwe (pictured right), died on Sunday May 26th in a fatal auto accident while returning to Lagos after attending a collegiate conference at Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo state.

The vehicle they were traveling in crashed, killing Oyebanjo and Agaptus, while the executive secretary survived. He's currently receiving treatment at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital.  Apart from being Nigeria JCI president, Oyebanjo was the CEO of Kubacle Clothing, - a clothing company and also CEO of Business Craft Solution, - an entrepreneurship development organization He was 32 years old. May their souls rest in peace. Ase !!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Bad News: Six Die, Four Injured In Bauchi Auto Crash

Six people have been killed while four others sustained injuries in a fatal auto crash that occurred at Badaromo village in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi State along the Bauchi-Maiduguri road.
An eyewitness said the accident happened when the army vehicle which was in a convoy on high speed on its way to Maiduguri, Borno State rammed into the car, leading to the death of five persons while others sustained injuries.
“The vehicle fell under a bridge while the victims were rescued by security operatives and other sympathisers and were taken to the hospital,” the eyewitness said.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Horrifying Auto Crash Kills Bride, 6 Family Members On The Way To Her Wedding Reception

Tragedy struck on the highway between Hafr Al Baten and Dammam, the largest city in eastern Saudi Arabia when a bride on her way to her wedding reception with six members of her family were killed in a collision between their car and a trailer.
The victims were four women, two men and one girl, said Fahad Al Ghamdi, a spokesman for the Red Crescent in the Eastern Province, Saudi media reported on Thursday.
The tragedy happened at around 10:30am and reports said a third car was involved in the accident.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Samklef involved in auto crash

 The top music producer and singer was involved in a car crash in the early hours of today 28th February, around the Anthony area of Lagos. His car was badly damaged but thankfully neither he nor the other occupant of the car, his driver, was injured.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Lagos State Government shut the popular auto spare parts market, Ladipo Market in Mushin

The Lagos State Government today shut the popular auto spare parts market, Ladipo Market in Mushin area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria. Ten suspected Bakassi boys were also arrested during the closure of the market.
Officials of the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit stormed the market as early as 4.00a.m  and shut it because it was filthy.

Last week, the Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello visited the market and decried the wanton degradation of the environment and filthiness of the area and warned that if nothing was done, the market would be shut.  The traders took government’s threat lightly and did nothing to remedy the situation.
Hundreds of fully armed taskforce officials  led by its Chairman, Bayo Sulaiman, a Chief Superintendent of Police besieged the market and shut it down, with thousands of traders shut out. The traders were dispersed by taskforce officials with several canisters of teargas.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan’s Convoy Involved In Auto Accident In Paris

President Goodluck Jonathan‘s vehicle convoy was yesterday involved in an accident in Paris, France. The accident reportedly occurred as President Jonathan was traveling with his aides to a meeting with the French President Francois Gerard Hollande.

According to SaharaReporters, a French Police source disclosed that the accident occurred 15 minutes away from the Elysee Palace, the venue of the official meeting with the French leader. The car involved in the accident was the fifth car behind that of President Jonathan.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Four Die, 10 Injure In Ogun Auto Crash

Four people  yesterday were reportedly killed while 10 sustained various degrees of  injury  in an auto crash that occured on Abeokuta-Lagos road in Onihale village in Ifo local government area of Ogun State.
According to an eye-witness, the accident involved a Lagos-bound bus with registration number Lagos XY178 LSR which skided off the road  and summersaulted while coming from Abeokuta.


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