Showing posts with label bus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bus. Show all posts

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Commercial Bus Drivers and Conductors to wear Uniform next year

The Lagos state Commissioner for Transportation, Comrade Kayode Opeifa while speaking at a stakeholders meeting in Lagos yesterday revealed that come 2014 the Lagos state government would be introducing the use of uniforms and badges for commercial bus drivers and conductors. He said the move is geared towards proper identification & effective management of the public transportation sector.

Monday, November 11, 2013

10 People lost their lives , Nursing Mom Survives As commuter Bus Plunges Into River In Bayelsa

A road mishap in Bayelsa State has led to the deaths of no less than 10 persons after a commuter bus plunged into a river around the Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of the state.

According to reports, the bus plunged into the Okoso river along the Kaiama-Sampou stretch of the East-West road at around 8.30pm on Saturday.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Ethiopians attack Super Eagles bus, Nosa Igiebor sustains injury

Midfielder Nosa Igiebor suffered a cut on his right palm as the Nigeria team bus was attacked by irate Ethiopia fans after Sunday’s 2-1 win by Nigeria.

According to reports from Addis Ababa, irate Ethiopians attacked the Nigerian team bus, after they side lost 2-1 to the visitors in Sunday’s 2014 World Cup play-off.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Perfect Gentleman: Bus Driver Returns N380,000 Cheque And N49 000 Cash To Owner

A mini-bus driver, Bisi Oladimeji, 33, on Saturday returned N49,000 cash and a cheque for N380,000 to the owner in Osogbo, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

The owner, Olubunmi Adeleke, a teacher at Our Lady and St. Francis College, Osogbo, forgot a purse containing the items in the bus she boarded from Fakunle area of Osogbo to Aregbe.

The owner of the cheque lives at Agunbelewo area of Osogbo while the cheque was written in her favour from her co-operative society.

Speaking in Osogbo, Mrs. Adeleke said, “I was really devastated when I realised that I have misplaced the purse.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

See Photos of Dozens Killed In Luxurious Bus Explosion In Kano – Viewers Discretion Is seriously advised.

A recent report showed that four dead bodies have been brought in to the accident and emergency ward of Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital and many men, women and children wounded. Recent report claims that over 60 passengers were killed while dozens got injured following the explosion. Several other casualties have also been evacuated to other hospitals across the town for emergency treatment. The blast affected both passengers in the bus that was about to exit the park and many others within the vicinity of the park. The blast caused a stampede with many people getting hurt and cars crashing. Details are still sketchy with some sources saying the explosion emanated from a car parked beside the bus while others claim it was from within the bus. See more Photos After The Break.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Just In: More Than A dozen killed in Nigeria bus park explosions

Five explosions at a bus park in the northern city of Kano kill at least 25 people. 

Five explosions at a bus park in northern Nigeria's main city of Kano have killed at least 25 people in an area where Boko Haram is waging an insurgency against the government, a Reuters reporter said.
The blasts on Monday destroyed several buses in the Sabon Gari area of Kano, an area mostly inhabited by immigrants from Nigeria's largely Christian south, the Reuters witness said. Military and police cordoned off the area after the blasts.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Boy killed on his way to 16 year old birthday party after popping his head out from bus

A teen on his way to a sweet 16 party was killed, after he popped out his head from a bus and hitting an overpass on the highway.

Daniel Fernandez, of Sayreville, New Jersey, was one of 65 teenagers on the bus Friday night while crossing the George Washington Bridge in New York, said the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police. The 16-year-old was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013


The fuel of the bus finished on the main road and the commercial bus driver rushed to the filling station to buy fuel. When he got back, he met some LASTMA officer at the scene and they were trying to tow the bus and he explained to them but they didn't listen to him. The this point the commercial bus driver was vexed and he decided to set the bus ablaze. It may sound abnormal but that's the truth of the story.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Mentally Ill Girl Gives Birth At Kaduna Bus Stop

At about yesterday, a mentally ill girl delivered a baby at the popular new barrack bus stop near the Federal Secretariat, Kaduna.
The incident brings to three the number of times mentally ill women have delivered babies at that same bus stop in recent times. The bus stop is just a stone throw from the Kawo police station and the Hassan Usman Katsina, Kaduna State House. It was gathered that the girl, who has been in that area for almost a year delivered her baby around unaided, and that it was the cry of the baby that attracted passersby. It was further gathered that shortly after she delivered, women passing by rushed to her, and used their wrappers and head-ties to cover her.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

7 Men Gang molest 29-Year-Old Married Woman On A Bus In New Delhi, India

In an incident similar to a sexual assault that sent shock waves worldwide, Indian police say a woman was gang-molestd over the weekend by seven men after she boarded a bus at night. Police arrested six suspects, including the bus driver, after the alleged Friday night attack in Gurdaspur district in Punjab. A manhunt for the other man was under way Sunday. 

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Four Commercial Bus Robbers Who Drug And Rob Victims Arrested In Lagos

Four months after the murder of a post-graduate student of Nassarawa State University, Cynthia Osokogu by four men, five suspects have been arrested in Lagos for drugging and robbing commercial bus passengers at various points in the metropolis.

The suspects, Chibuike Mbakwe, Tochukwu Eze, Ifeanyi Okeke, Chidi Eze and Okechukwu Mbakwe are said to be members of a syndicate that specialises in robbing unsuspecting passengers in commercial buses by offering them sachet water laced with sedatives.
Last Tuesday, Chibuike, Eze and Okeke boarded a commercial bus in company with four others in the Ikeja area and headed for Yaba. Unknown to them, it was in the same bus that they robbed a sedated passenger the previous week.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Suspected Terrorists Hurl Explosives At Fully Loaded Luxury Bus In Kano

The ancient city of Kano yesterday evening witnessed another bomb attack with an unspecified number of persons and passengers injured. Although details of the blast are sketchy as at press time but we gathered that the incident occurred after two unidentified young men hurled two improvised explosive devices at a luxury bus that was travelling out of the state. The blast which occurred around the popular Zaria Roadabout by Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano area, saw a luxury vehicle that had come off the round about and was on the Express road driving out of the state, being the target of attack.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Taskforce impounds AKTC Bus Conveying Hemp

The National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency, Akwa Ibom State Command, has extolled the state’s joint taskforce – ‘Operation Thunder’ for impounding a commercial bus conveying India hemp.
 The bus, a Toyota Hiace, with number plate SB 490 AFM belongs to Akwa Ibom Transport Company Limited.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

FRSC pulls passenger bus out of river

The Federal Road Safety Commission on Saturday said it had pulled out a passenger bus that plunged into a river at Ogbere-Ijebu, Ogun State on the Sagamu-Ore Expressway on Friday.

A pregnant woman and three other passengers miraculously survived the accident, which was said to have occurred when the bus skidded off the dual carriageway and plunged into the river.

The pregnant woman and the two other survivors were said to have reached out for and clung to the branches of a tree as the bus lost control and began its fatal plunge into the river.

An FRSC statement said12 corpses, comprising one male and 11 female, were pulled out of the bus.

“According to our findings, 21 people were inside the bus, the three that survived have been taken to hospital.

“FRSC’s coordinated search for the remaining victims with local divers continues,” it said.

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