Panic As Plane Crash-lands At Abuja Airport
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An aircraft belonging to Max Air on Sunday crash-landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after its tyre reportedly burst into flames.
The tyre of the aircraft was said to have pulled out after takeoff at Yola Airport, Adamawa State.
Daily Trust reports that a former President of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Mike Ogirima, who gave details of the incident, confirmed that the tyre deflated immediately after takeoff in Yola.
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Accident On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Claims 3
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No fewer than three persons were confirmed dead while two others sustained varying degrees of injuries in an accident involving a Sino truck and a Toyota car at Saapade on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday.
The Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun, Mrs Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Sunday.
Okpe said the accident, which occurred at 6.25 p.m. on May 6, involved a Toyota car with registration number KSF122 FB and a Sino truck marked FZE 840 G.
Police Raid Kidnappers Den, Rescue 58 Hostages
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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has rescued 58 kidnapped victims held hostage at Udulu Forest, Gegu LGA of Kogi State, bordering Sardauna Forest, Nasarawa State, and other identified kidnappers den in communities contiguous to the FCT.
Spokesperson of the Command,SP Josephine Adeh said that, “The bandits/Kidnappers on sighting the security team coordinated by the Police fired at the security team which resulted in a shootout.
“The bandits were overpowered and escaped with various degrees of bullet injuries leaving behind their victims.
Tinubu Must Stop Fuel Importation – Bishop
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The Diocesan Bishop of Ife, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Olubunmi Akinlade has called on the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to put an end to the importation of petroleum products after his swearing-in on May 29.
Akinlade made the call at the thanksgiving service of the third session of the 11th synod of the Diocese of Ife, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) with the theme, ‘From personality to an institution – Jacob’s encounter at Bethel,’ at the Cathedral Church of St. Philip, Ayetoro, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
He urged Tinubu to privatise the nation’s refineries to ensure the availability of fuel in the country.
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