July 27, 2017

Local youths robbed Lagos plane crash victims

Local youths got in a brawl on Thursday over money they looted from the dead and injured victims of the Lagos plane crash on Thursday, witnesses say. A guard at the gate of the property where the Associated Airline chartered plane crashed with at least 20 passengers and crew members on board told reporters that the local boys had first rushed to the scene to help rescue the victims. However, they soon found money on the victims and a fight erupted over a share of the money. One of the hoodlums, identified simply as Loko, was heard saying, “You won’t ...

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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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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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