Showing posts with label Car. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Car. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Drama as soldiers stop, search Tambuwal’s car

Culled from Punch Nigeria
A mild drama ensued in Kaduna on Monday after soldiers stopped the motorcade of the Speaker of the House of Representatives,   Aminu Tambuwal, and searched his official car.
Findings showed that Tambuwal, who was in the flagged car on his way to the venue of an international conference on security, was asked to wind down his window glass to the surprise of other VIPs, who drove past the same route.
This made the security details attached to Tambuwal to   protest but   the soldiers stood their ground. Some of the soldiers were said to have insisted that they were acting on “orders from above.”

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Story of a Single Mum who got jailed for leaving her kids in car to go on job interview

What a heartbreaking mugshot. A homeless single mom, 35 year old Shanesha Taylor, who struggled to make ends meet is in jail after she left her two sons, a 2 year old and 6 month old in her car while she continued employment interview. reports... 
The Scottsdale, Ariz. native was arrested after she left her young sons in a hot SUV that was locked with the windows cracked as she went for a job interview at an insurance company. A passerby heard Taylor’s youngest child crying and called police. When they arrived, Taylor returned to her car 45 minutes after police got to the scene, and when police arrested her, the two boys were reportedly “crying and sweating profusely.” Taylor told police that she was homeless and needed the work, and because she couldn’t find someone to watch her kids, she had to take them with her. This event occurred on March 20. .....

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Photos: Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah Faces House Committee Hearing Over BMW Car Scandal

 The house of Representatives committee on Aviation, will today conclude hearing on the buying of two armoured cars for the aviation minister, Stella Oduah, for N255 million. The hearing was adjourned from yesteday, Wednesday, to permit the aviation minister to attend. The minister was expected at the Wednesday hearing but was missing since she was away in Israel for a bilateral air support deal signing. The spotlight of today's hearing will be the minister's appearance. Her absence at the hearing recently angered many lawmakers who said it would be her last chance to be heard.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Little Baby Girl Is Forced To Live Inside Parents' Car Boot For Almost 2 Years! (Photos)


The little girl's parents being escorted into court by police

In a case that has appalled France and investigators say “defies the imagination”, a baby girl was forced to live hidden in the boot of her parents' car for almost two years!

The tiny baby was found naked and feverish by mechanics who were carrying out repairs on the family's Peugeot 307 car.
The mechanics were alerted to the child’s presence after hearing “strange noises that sounded like moans” coming from the rear of the vehicle. 

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Oduahgate: 'Ministry jerked up car budget" says Former NCAA boss


ABUJA— IT was revelations galore, yesterday, as former Acting Director-General of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Mr Joyce Nkemakolam told House of Representatives members how the approved budget of N240 million for cars was jerked up to N643 million by the Ministry of Aviation.
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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Aviation Minister N225m car scandal: Stella Oduah narrates her own side of the story

Minister of Aviation Stella Oduah has responded to President Jonathan's query to her to explain her role in the purchase of the controversial N225million BMW armored cars. See her response below

Executive summary on the procurement of NCAA operational vehicles
“The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, is the statutory regulator of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Industry.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Nigeria's Aviation Ministry, Declares War On $1.6 Million BMW Bullet Proof Car “Whistleblower"

Nigeria's Aviation Ministry have decided to go after its official that allegedly leaked the data of the purchase of two armoured vehicles for the minister, Stella Oduah.

This is hinted by Folayele Akinkuotu, the Director General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, at a media conference at the ministry's headquarters in Abuja.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Suntai's Deputy Involved Car Crash

The Taraba state acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, on Monday was involved in a road accident along the Gombe/Bauchi Road.  Umar was said to be on his way to pay a condolence visit to Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State over the death of his sister last week when the accident occured.

According to report, some vehicles in Umar’s covoy collided with others on the convoy of the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Suleiman Rilwanu Adamu, at about 11.32 am at Shafuri village in  
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Police Discover Car Buried With Bodies Inside In Nasarawa

#Evil deeds are just happening everywhere...God please come to our rescue....
Residents of Nasarawa State were still in shock yesterday over the discovery of the bodies of two bankers and their driver.
They were allegedly ambushed by suspected Ombatse boys, who took them to the bush, killed them, set them ablaze with their car and buried them with the car by the riverside.


Monday, September 16, 2013

Car Accident At Mushin, Lagos (pictures) ; Somersaulted 3 times

 An auto accident involving a Toyota 4runner had a deflated tyre, then, because of the speed and the bent road, somersaulted three times into some parked tokunbo cars in a car lot, this happened this afternoon while the three occupants of the automobile cars out with bruises and body scratches.
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I got ‘promoted’ From Kid Robber To Notorious Car Snatcher – 29-Yr-Old Suspect Confesses

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Lagos State, have arrested a gang of car snatchers suspected of terrorizing Ikeja and other parts of the state for a long time.
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Friday, August 16, 2013

Just In: Jigawa deputy speaker dies in fatal car accident

The Deputy Speaker of the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Inuwa Sule Udi, (pictured in Agbada) died last night Thursday August 15th while returning to his home in Ringim from Kano. Sule Udi died with his driver in a car accident that occurred at Jogana Village along Kano- Hadejia road during heavy down pour. He was 52. He is survived by two wives and many children.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

First Lady Patience Jonathan’s Mother Dies in Car Crash

According to a report by Punch, the mother of Nigeria's first lady, Patience Jonathan, Mrs Iwari-Oba has died in a fatal auto accident along Elele Road in Rivers State. The first lady's mother was on her way to Bayelsa State when the accident occurred yesterday Monday July 22nd around 4pm. Sad! May her soul rest in peace.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

GRA-PHIC PHOTOS: Woman Smashes Her Head Through the Car Windscreen & Survives

A Chinese woman miraculously survived a car crash which saw her head smash through the windscreen and become wedged in the hole.

GRA-PHIC PHOTOS: Woman Smashes Her Head Through the Car Windscreen & Survives

The unnamed woman was a passenger in the car when it hit the back of a truck in southern China's Guanxi province. The force caused the woman, who wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time, to fly forward into the windscreen.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Three Dead As Car Crushes Three Motorcyclists In Osogbo

Two commercial motorcyclists and the passenger in an unregistered Toyota Camry car lost their lives in Osogbo on Monday when the driver of the car lost control and crushed the motorcyclists.
According to witness accounts, the accident happened at about 4:45 p.m. at Heritage Junction on the Gbongon-Osogbo road.
The accident was said to have been caused because of over-speeding by the driver, who lost control and rammed into a street light, causing the car to somersault.
When a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria visited the scene of the accident, a motorcycle could still be seen trapped under the car.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Music producer and Singer JJC Skillz involved in car accident

Prolific music producer and singer JJC was involved in a car accident this morning in Ogba, Ikeja. A trailer that had no breaks rammed into the side of his Nissan Altima car, badly damaging the back door. JJC and the other passenger in the car were shaken but unhurt

SAD: Babcock Student loses 8 family members in car accident on their way to her graduation

One of Babcock's best graduating student, Margaret Okwuikpo, lost eight members of her family in a horrific auto accident on Friday May 31st in Port Harcourt. Margaret's father, grandmother, sisters, brothers and a cousin were on their way to her graduation ceremony, which was to take place on Sunday June 2nd, when the commercial bus they were traveling in crashed. Margaret's mum, brother-in-law and two other people survived the accident and are being treated in the hospital. 

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Sad: Two crushed to death as trailer falls on car on Airport road

This sad incident occurred on Monday night May 27th along Airport road in Mafoluku, Lagos. A trailer carrying heavy duty rods lost control and fell on a car with three people inside.  The three occupants of the car, two men and a woman, were staff of Zenith Pension, Victoria Island. The two men, Ovie and Sir Kay, lost their lives, while the lady survived with a deep cut on her head.
Rescuers managed to bring the lady out of the car that night after they heard her shouting she was still alive, but the two dead men were left in the car wreckage until the following morning when their colleagues showed up at the accident scene. Sad! May their souls rest in peace, amen.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Popular Actress Arrested & Jailed In Ibadan Over Fatal Car Accident

badan-based actress, Toyin Adegbola, has opened up on her ordeal when she was incarcerated by police after a friend crushed a pedestrian with her car describing it as the most challenging experience of her life.

She made this disclosure when she was recently hosted by Odua TV Channel.

She said police detained her for 10 days at Iyaganku Police Station. She was only released after thorough investigation has been carried out: “That was a trying period for me. I was not only arrested but detained for 10 days. It took intervention of well-meaning Nigerians and thorough investigation before I was released,” the actress said.


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