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Imo Bomb Blast: Deputy Gov., Security Chiefs Visit Affected Community

Imo Bomb Blast: Deputy Gov., Security Chiefs Visit Affected Community

  Walter Duru: Imo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, Weekend visited Eziorsu community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, South East Nigeria,  to commiserate with the families of those that lost their lives in Thursday’s bomb explosion that claimed the lives of three. On the Deputy Governor’s team were the Imo […]

Rescue Mission Continues In Malawi, Mozambique By South African Forces

  The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says it is continuing its relief efforts in flood-ravaged Malawi and Mozambique. This follows the devastation caused by tropical cyclone Idai, which made landfall across areas in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, leaving a trail of destruction, death and total displacements of communities. Having been deployed on 16 […]

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Bus-Truck Collision Leaves 12 Dead In Northern Ethiopia

  Twelve people were killed in Northern Ethiopia on Monday when a passenger bus collided with a truck, authorities said.   Several others were injured in the collision, said Mekasha Tesfaye, chief officer of Road Traffic Study Bureau, North Shewa zone, Amhara regional state.   He said North Shewa zone has in recent months witnessed […]

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Passengers Safe After Air Niugini Flight Crashes Into Sea In Micronesia

  A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday, the Airport’s Manager said. “It was supposed to land but instead of landing it was 150 […]

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Nigeria: Fire Guts Governor Aregbesola’s Office

  A section of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s office in Osun, Southwest. Nigeria popular known as Bola Ige House, was on Monday gutted by fire.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered the fire started from an air conditioner, which was inside the governor’s office but the governor was not around as at that time. […]

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Nigeria : 10 Dead In Accident On Kaduna-Kano Expressway

No fewer than 10 people died in an accident that occurred on Kaduna-Kano expressway on Saturday. The News agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accident occurred around Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, at about 5:30 a.m. A statement issued by the Head of Public Enlightenment, Zaria Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr […]

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Nigeria: 500 Children Died Of Lead Poisoning In Zamfara In 2010 — Yari

  Gov. AbdulAziz Yari of Zafara State, northwest Nigeria, said no fewer than 500 children died as a result of lead poisoning in eight villages in 2010, as against 400 reported. Lead is a toxic metal found in the earth’s crust. Yari made this at the two-day event on the 2nd International Conference on Lead […]

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Sallah: 11 Youths Die In Road Accident In Katsina Northern Nigeria

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Katsina State has confirmed that 11 youths lost their lives in a road accident Sunday night while celebrating Sallah. Mr Godwin Ngueku, the Katsina Sector Commander of the corps, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Katsina. Ngueku said that the accident occurred […]

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