February 22, 2017

Review Category : LAGOS NEWS

Feyi Agagu says “nothing do me”

Feyi Agagu says he is doing alright. The son of the late former Ondo State governor, Olusegun Agagu, who was one of the victims of a plane crash in Lagos on Thursday told reporters from his hospital bed at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja, “nothing do me”. Wearing a neck brace and with bandages on his face, he was seen joking with friends and family members who surrounded him with worried faces. The Associated Airline chartered plane crashed on Thursday morning transporting the casket of Feyi’s late father to the Akure for his burial set for today. ...

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Names of passengers, crew members aboard ill-fated chartered flight that crashed in Lagos

Officials have released the name of the 20 passengers and crew aboard the Associated Airline aircraft, which crashed in Lagos on Thursday morning. The Akure-bound flight had been carrying the casket of the late Dr. Olusegun Agagu to his hometown in Ondo State where he was to be buried this week. Shortly after take off, the flight crashed in a field near the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. The death toll is still uncertain. Witnesses at the site of the crash said only three survivors have been accounted for, but according to NEMA officials seven people survived and 13 have been ...

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Sources say three survivors accounted for; death toll still uncertain in Lagos plane crash

A police official at the site of the chartered plane crash in Lagos on Thursday has said only three survivors could be accounted for after the aircraft carrying the casket the late Dr. Olusegun Agagu met a fatal end only minutes after take off. The security official who spoke on condition of anonymity told Pilot Africa that one woman, a police officer, and another man, who the official identified as the son of the late former Ondo State governor, all suffered major injuries in the crash, but survived the fatal crash. Another witness, a guard at the gate of the ...

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11 people killed in Lagos plane crash on Thursday, Authorities say

Authorities have said 11 people are feared dead after a plane crashed near an airport in Lagos on Thursday morning, shortly after take off. According to reports, the Nigeria National Emergency Management Agency on the scene of the crash said the air craft had been headed for Akure city, in Ondo State, about 170 miles away. Reuters reports that 27 people were on board the chartered Associated Airlines plane. It is not clear what caused the crash, but Aviation Ministry spokesman Joe Obi told Reuters that “the plane couldn’t lift properly so it just came down. An eye witness Henrie ...

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Man arrested in connection with 10 murders in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command have arrested 32-year old Adigun Muda in connection with the murders of 10 people in the Mushin and Fadeyi areas. He was arrested at South Africa Visa Application center in Ikeja. The suspect is linked to the Black Axe cult and is said to have committed the murders between 2010 and 2013. Police have been on the hunt for the alleged serial killer for some time now. He was declared a wanted man over a year ago. Then he was arrested and charged with murder, but member of his “influential community”, according to Punch, were able ...

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