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Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion Burns Driver To Death

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Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion Burns Driver To Death

A driver of a diesel laden tanker has been reportedly burnt to death following an explosion which happened at Atoyo, outbound Ijebu Ode along Ijebu Ode Ogbere expressway in Ogun State on Friday.

The spokesperson of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement,  Babatunde Akinbiyi told Channels Television  that the accident occurred at 10:45 am and was caused by reckless driving by the driver of the tanker who was alone in the truck.

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Akinbiyi said; 

“The driver of the Diesel laden tanker was driving recklessly when it suddenly lost control and fell on its side with its content spilling on the road before it exploded. 

“The driver, according to eyewitness account was the only occupant in the vehicle when the unfortunate incident happened and was burnt to ashes before rescue effort could reach him.”

Akinbiyi also disclosed that the make and registration number of the tanker could not be ascertained due to the level of explosion.

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Boy Crushed To Death As Father Reverses

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A 20 months old boy, Adan Kiritpaul was crushed to death by a lorry driven by his father on Sunday, February 28 at their home in Mahaica East Coast in Guyana.

The Police were notified that the father was slowly navigating the lorry out of his yard when he looked out his rear view mirror and saw something between the lorry’s wheels.

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He immediately stopped and disembarked; and discovered his son lying motionless and his head crushed.

“The police arrived shortly after and commenced processing the scene. The body of the child was taken to the Mahaicony Public Hospital and an official pronouncement of death was made,” police said.

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A post mortem is expected shortly while the father is in custody assisting with the investigation.

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“I Can’t Stand This I’m Unfollowing You Now” – Zubby Michael Tackles Ini Edo

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Ini Edo caused a stir on Instagram after she shared some hot bikini photos which attracted the attention of fans and various celebrities.

The reaction of Zubby Michael however stood out amongst others as the actor vowed to unfollow her over her hotness.

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Zubby was so mesmerised by her beauty that he said he would unfollow her if she continues sharing such photos.

Zubby Michael slid under her post and wrote:

“I can’t stand this I’m unfollowing you now biko.”

See his post below;

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Kano State Government Orders Immediate Closure Of 4 Tertiary Institutions

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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has ordered the immediate closure of four tertiary institutions in the state.

The closure comes a day after he ordered the closure of ten boarding schools in the state following the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls in neighbouring Zamfara State.

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A statement released by the state Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure, reads

“The Kano State Government under the able leadership of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has directed the closure of some tertiary institutions in the state with immediate effect,” 

The tertiary institutions ordered to be closed include RMK College of Advanced and Remedial Studies, T/Wada; School of Environmental Studies Gwarzo; School of Rural Technology and Entrepreneurship Dev (SORTED), Rano and ABCOAD, Dambatta.

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All students of the affected schools were also advised to vacate the campuses as soon as possible.

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PHOTOS: Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, Meets Freed Kagara Schoolboys

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PHOTOS: Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, Meets Freed Kagara Schoolboys

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello met with the recently freed Kagara schoolboys and their teachers at the state government house in Minna, the state capital.

The state governor said the state government is working to identify the root cause of banditry in the state.

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He also disclosed that one of the abductees is in the hospital being treated for excessive exhaustion.

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Armed Bandits Kill 4 Persons In Fresh Attacks In Kagara

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At least four persons were reportedly killed during fresh attacks by suspected bandits in Kagara community in Niger State.

The attack comes after the 27 students and three teachers of the Government Science College in Kagara abducted by suspected bandits last Wednesday, February 17, regained their freedom in the early hours of today, February 27.

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According to a report by DailyTrust, the bandits attacked Gidan Adamu, near Yakila, headquarters of Gunna district and Gidan Wamban Karaku community where 11 persons which include seven women were abducted.

The bandits were said to have rustled a large number of cows and also kidnapped the Imam of Madaka district in Rubo village.

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