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March, 2020

  • 24 March

    64 People Found Dead Inside Container

    Sixty-four people have been found dead in a container crossing from Mozambique to Malawi. Read Also: Cameroonian Saxophone Legend, Dibango, Dies Of COVID-19 Reports say the dead may be Ethiopian and are thought to have suffocated. Mozambican immigration say when they inspected the vehicle, 14 people were found alive. They were …

February, 2020

  • 16 February

    Fire Guts 16 Shops In Oke Arin Market

    Fire gutted 16 shops in Oke Arin market in Ebute Ero near Apogbon on Lagos Island on Sunday. Firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service and officials of the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) were quickly mobilised to the scene to put it out. Read Also: No Community Must Revenge Against …

September, 2019

  • 23 September

    Two Containers Fall In Lagos, Destroy Car


    An articulated vehicle, laden with two 20-foot containers, on Monday, fell and damaged a Toyota Corolla car on the Orile-Apapa bridge in Lagos. Read Also: Lagos Monarch, Idowu Oniru, Dies NAN reports that the truck, loaded with tiles, lost control while on top of the bridge after which it fell and …

  • 16 September

    Two Die, Many Injured As Container Crushes Car In Lagos

    Two people have been confirmed dead and five others injured after a 20-foot container fell on a Toyota Camry car at the Agric end of Ikorodu Road in Lagos on Sunday.  The driver of the truck carrying the container was said to have lost control before the accident occurred.  Read …

May, 2019

  • 7 May

    BREAKING: Container Falls On Ojuelegba Bridge

    A container, on Tuesday, fell on the bridge in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos. The container, according to its driver, fell when the gear dragged the truck back, making it fall. He told TheCable nobody was injured in the incident. “As I was climbing the bridge, a bus overtook me …

December, 2018

  • 16 December

    Container Falls On Vehicle, Kills One, Injures Two In Maryland

    One person was on Saturday killed and two slightly injured after a 20-Foot container fell along Bank Anthony Way, Maryland, Lagos. The container fell on a vehicle, killing the driver instantly, and also injured two occupants of the vehicle. The trailer container is said to be coming from Maryland and failed break …

November, 2018

  • 19 November

    I Didn’t Defraud Man Of N1.75m, Suspect Tells Court

    One Adeshina John Adeola has told the Ebute-Metta Magistrates’ Court that he is not guilty of swindling one Quadri Tajudeen of the sum of N1,750,000. Adeola was said to have obtained the said amount after promising to help his victim clear a 40 feet container at Tin Can Island, Apapa. …

October, 2018

  • 23 October

    Container Crushes Two To Death In Lagos

    A container on Tuesday crushed two persons to death at Irawo bus stop, along Ikorodu road, Lagos. The incident was said to have occurred in the early hours of the day when both men were waiting to board buses to their respective destinations. An eyewitness, identified as Small, who collects …

September, 2018

  • 9 September

    UPDATE: Trailer With Tilted Container Cleared Off Lagos Road

    Danger was averted on Sunday after a container which tilted off from its conveying trailer at the Iponri axis of Funsho Williams Avenue was stabilised and prevented from falling off its platform. Newsbreak.ng recalls that a container-laden truck, which tried to navigate its way under the Iponri portion of the …

  • 9 September

    Panic As Container ‘Almost’ Falls In Lagos

    Commuters around Funsho Williams Avenue enroute Costain area of Lagos on Sunday witnessed another container scare. The incident happened while a container-laden truck was trying to navigate under the bridge. The container got stuck, tilted and almost fell causing panic in the area. A Newsbreak.ng correspondent, who witnessed the incident, …

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