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Five Perish As Trailer Crashes Into Anambra Market

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Five persons have been reported dead while six others sustained varying injuries after a trailer crashed in Eke Awgbu market in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra.

The accident happened at about 9.55 am on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

Confirming the accident the spokesperson of the Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Margret Onagbe, said it was caused by a break failure of the trailer which crashed into the bush k!lling five persons and injuring six others.

She  dismissed claims from some quarters that the accident was due to the activities of  the Anambra Road Traffic Management Agency (ARTMA)

“A fatal road traffic crash was recorded today, 9th July 2024 at Green Energy Oil and Gas by Eke Awgbu along Agulu-Agwubu Road. A multiple crash. A commercial Howo truck belonging to BUA with no registration number, a commercial TVS/Tricycle  with registration number: NZH84LG and a commercial Q/Motor cycle link  with registration number: OLU245QV as well as  private Honda/Motorcycle with no registration number were involved,” she said

According to her, the probable cause of the fatal road traffic crash was excessive speed and brake failure. READ FULL STORY HERE>>>CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING>>>

She said according to an eyewitness, the driver of the truck was on speed and had a brake failure, lost control of the vehicle, and collided with the other vehicles at a checkpoint and crashed.

“Eleven persons were involved in the crash comprising (9 male adults, and 2 female adults). Five male adults and 1 female adult sustained varying degrees of injury and 4 male adults and 1 female adult were k!lled.

“Before the arrival of the FRSC rescue team from RS5.35 Igboukwu, the injured victims were rushed by a passerby to Referral Health Centre Awgbu and the dead victims were deposited at St Joseph’s Mortuary Adazi Ani.

“The rescue team managed traffic and ensured obstruction caused by the crash was cleared,” she said.

She also said the Sector Commander Anambra State Corps Commander, Adeoye Irelewuyi, commiserated with the families of the deceased and wished the injured victims quick recovery

The sector commander urged motorists to drive within the speed limit to arrive at their destinations safely.

 

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NERDC Executive Secretary, Junaidu Is Dead

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Junaidu died in the early hours of Thursday, July 25, in Damaturu, Yobe State, where he attended the Joint Consultative Committee on Education (JCCE) program.


Prof. Ismail Junaidu, the Executive Secretary of the National Education Research Development Council (NERDC), is dead.

Junaidu died in the early hours of Thursday, July 25, in Damaturu, Yobe State, where he attended the Joint Consultative Committee on Education (JCCE) program.

Information regarding the cause of his demise, however, was limited at the time of filing this report. READ FULL STORY HERE>>>CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING>>>

Daily Trust, however, quoted a source who wished to remain anonymous, stating that the NERDC chief first collapsed and subsequently passed away.

However, this assertion has been disputed by a representative of NERDC.

“He did not slump, death just happened,” the official NERDC official told journalists.

The remains of Junaidu have been transported to Katsina for burial, which is later on Thursday.

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BREAKING: We’ll Expose Economic Saboteurs In Petroleum Sector

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The Nigerian Senate has made a pledge to expose all the saboteurs in the nation’s petroleum sector and those responsible for the importation of toxic fuel into the country.

The Senate ad-hoc committee constituted to investigate the alleged economic sabotage in the Nigerian Petroleum Industry made this vow on Thursday at a press conference in Abuja.

The chairman of the ad-hoc committee, who is also the Majority Leader of the Senate, Opeyemi Bamidele, read the text of the press conference, flanked by all members of the panel.

According to him, “We are also taking this task seriously to address fundamental issues that pose grave threats to our economic prosperity, fiscal stability, and public health as a federation. READ FULL STORY HERE>>>CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING>>>

“In line with our mandate, we will definitely unravel the roots of economic sabotage in Nigeria’s petroleum industry and make necessary recommendations that will entrench global best practices in the industry and open it up for more investments, especially in the midstream and downstream sectors.

“We are utterly committed to this mandate. We shall also carry out this national assignment without fear or favour.

“We shall be fair and just to all parties with a view to promoting and protecting the strategic national interests of our fatherland.”

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Tourist refuses warnings and gets bitten by King’s Guard horse.

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A visitor has gained widespread attention on the internet when a video showed her getting too close to a King’s Guard horse and suffering a rather serious injury For many years, tourists have been enthralled with the King’s Guards, hoping to take pictures with the immaculately attired men and their majestic horses…Click Here To Continue Reading>> …Click Here To Continue Reading>> READ FULL STORY HERE>>>CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING>>>

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