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February, 2020

January, 2020

  • 28 January

    Man Electrocuted While Illegally Reconnecting Power Cable In Jigawa

    Muhammed Bulala, a 40-year-old man, has been electrocuted in Auyo Local Government Area of Jigawa State, the police have said. Read Also: Nigeria To Begin Rice Export In Two Years – Minister Abdu Jinjiri, the police spokesperson in the state, told journalists on Tuesday, that the incident occurred in Gamsarka village …

December, 2019

  • 2 December

    Five Inmates Electrocuted To Death In Ikoyi Prison

    Five inmates have been electrocuted to death in the Ikoyi prison. PUNCH reports that the incident happened on Monday morning. The minister of interior has confirmed an electrocution incident in Ikoyi Medium Security Prison in Lagos. “The attention of the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has been drawn to …

September, 2018

  • 18 September

    Man Electrocuted To Death In Rivers

    A 34-year-old man, identified as Prince Summer Dio was Tuesday electrocuted to death in Abuloma community in Rivers State. Dio’s death was accidentally caused by his electrician who tried to fix his light. According to reports, the electrician had gone to reconnect light under heavy rainfall, when a wire suddenly …

July, 2018

  • 30 July

    35-year-old Man Electrocuted To Death In Kano

    A 35-year-old man has been confirmed dead after he was electrocuted on Monday in Kano. Saidu Mohammed, the spokesman of the State Fire Service, told newsmen that incident happened around 8:25 a.m. “We received a distress call in the early hours of Monday from one Malam Alhassan Akilu around 8:25 …

June, 2018

  • 2 June

    Man Electrocuted In Akwa Ibom

    A carpenter, Nathaniel Archibong, has been reportedly electrocuted by a high tension cable in Uyo. Archibong, who resides at the Urua Ekpa area of Uyo, was said to have died when electric power was supplied to the area when he was in the process of performing a task. It was gathered that …

April, 2018

  • 2 April

    Disco Official Electrocuted To Death In Ondo

    Adenodi, Shama, an official of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, was reportedly electrocuted to death in Ondo. The deceased was said to be trying to connect a cable at the New Town area of Ondo Town on Saturday when the incident happened. A source said the Shama, in company of …

February, 2018

  • 22 February

    Man Electrocuted In Delta

    A man, Monday Ebor was on Tuesday electrocuted to death while engaging in an illegal connection in Delta state. Ebor, identified as a former staffer of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, in Agbor, Delta state, was said to have been dismissed in 2009. According to reports, the deceased, was …

January, 2018

  • 13 January

    Man Electrocuted In Jigawa

    A 40-year old man, Sale Mamman, electrocuted, while cutting cutting a tree branch which fell on an electric high tension wire. Abdu Jinjiri, the Spokesman of the Jigawa Police Command, disclosed that Mamman, is a resident of Duhuwa village in Kiyawa local government area. “On Friday at about 11 a.m., we …

August, 2017

  • 22 August

    Electric Cable Vandal Electrocuted In Lagos

    A man has been electrocuted to dead while attempting to steal a transformer cable at Balogun Street, Akpongbon, Lagos. The victim, while cutting the cable got electrocuted when electricity supply was restored to the equipment. The transformer cable belongs to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC. Mr Godwin Idemudia, EKEDC’s General …

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