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Six die, eight missing in Benue boat accident

No fewer than six dead bodies were recovered from a boat that capsized in a river around Fada village, in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. The boat, which capsized on Tuesday around 1pm, had 40 passengers on board. The local boat was said to be conveying the …

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Two die in A’Ibom building collapse, govt kicks

At least two persons have been confirmed dead while three others are still lying critically ill in the hospital following the collapse of a four-storey building on Saturday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. This is as the state government said it would set up an enquiry into the building collapse, …

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Four newborns die in Delta, doctor found drunk

The families of four newborn babies have been thrown into mourning after they died due to alleged negligence on the part of the doctor on duty at the Sapele Central Hospital, in the Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. The victims’ families, while lamenting over their deaths, alleged that …

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Those plotting my death will die first

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, while alleging threats to his life, amidst the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, said those plotting to kill him will die first before they get to him. Wike spoke on Tuesday when he inaugurated a new Faculty of Agriculture for Rivers …

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Five die in Jigawa boat accident

Five persons have been confirmed dead following a boat mishap in Martaba village in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa state. The mishap was confirmed in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Lawan Adam, on Monday. According to the statement, the incident happened on Friday when a …

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I thought I’d die very young –Femi Kuti

Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti, has said he thought that he’d die at a very young age. The musician, son to the legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, clocked 60 on June 16. In an interview with Goldmyne TV published on Sunday, the singer said he was “quite shocked” that he was still alive …

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Pakistan flood survivors recount horror, hundreds die

It was midnight when Yasmin and her family were ordered to urgently evacuate their room at the Honeymoon Hotel, perched above the picturesque ice-blue waters of the Swat river. They had swapped the sticky Lahore summer for the cooler climes of the northeastern mountains last week when they became embroiled …

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