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My In-laws Began Threatening Me After Governor Wike Promised To Support My Kids with N40m- Widow

The widow of Joe Blankson has revealed the experiences that made her and her children flee from Port-Harcourt. Mercy Blankson's husband, Joe Blankson, drowned in July 2018 after saving 13 passengers in a boat mishap along the Abonema/Bakana waterway in Rivers State. You may recall the story of Joe Blankson, the man who recently received a posthumous award from President Muhammadu Buhari on the 30th of September.

  1 month ago ago
My In-laws Began Threatening Me After Governor Wike Promised To Support My Kids with N40m- Widow

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OPINION: Why Government Should Fulfill The Promise Made To The Wife Of Joe Blankson

On July 2018, the story of Joe Blankson went viral after he was able to save 13 people from drowning. Sadly in his attempt to save someone else Joe drowned in the water. Few years after his death, his widow has chosen to speak out about the empty promises she got from different people.

  1 month ago ago
OPINION: Why Government Should Fulfill The Promise Made To The Wife Of Joe Blankson

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Story Of Joe Blankson, The Man That Died After Saving 13 People From Drowning

When you look back in history you will find alot of people that did something remarkable. These individuals are considered as heroes before people and their stories live on. Joseph Blankson is one of those heroes whose story will forever be fresh in the minds of Nigerians. Joseph Blankson or Joe Blankson was born on October 29th, 1979, he was born in Bakana Degema, Rivers State.

  2 months ago ago
Story Of Joe Blankson, The Man That Died After Saving 13 People From Drowning

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President Buhari Honors Man Who Died While Rescuing 13 Persons

Joseph Blankson better known as Joe Blankson was a Nigerian contractor who drowned and died while trying to save 13 victims of a boat accident in Rivers State on 28 July 2018. On the 30th of September 2021, the deceased wife, Mercy Blankson was present at the Presidential Villa to receive the posthumous Presidential Special Award being presented to her late husband by President Muhammadu Buhari.

  1 month ago ago
President Buhari Honors Man Who Died While Rescuing 13 Persons

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RIP: Today We Remember Man Who Saved 13 People And Drowned Trying To Save The 14th In a Boat Crash

It is the anniversary of one of the darkest times in Rivers State history.In the year 2018, a group of 25 people where involved in a boat accident in Rivers State, Nigeria. The boat sunk leaving the passengers who were unable to swim stranded in water.

  6 months ago ago
RIP: Today We Remember Man Who Saved 13 People And Drowned Trying To Save The 14th In a Boat Crash

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Remembering Late Joe Blankson, Father Of 2 Who Died While Saving 13 People From Drowning (Photos)

In July 28, 2018, Nigerians were shocked to hear the news of Rivers State indigene, a 38 years old father of 2 who died after saving 13 people from downing after a boat mishap. Late Joe Blankson, from Bakana in Degema Local Government, Rivers state paid the supreme sacrifice for humanity after he lost the battle while saving victims of a boat mishap. On the fateful day, a boat carrying 24 people capsized along Abonnema-Bakana waterways in Degema, Rivers state on July 28, 2018. Mr Blankson was said to be a passenger

  1 year ago ago
Remembering Late Joe Blankson, Father Of 2 Who Died While Saving 13 People From Drowning (Photos)

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Remembering Joe, The Father Of Two Who Died In Rivers State While Saving People In A Boat Accident.

It happened in Rivers State!Many were concerned about why he decided to save other people at the expense of his family but that's what heroes do, they save. They care, they put the nation first, they stand in line and help people who are disabled at some point even if it means losing their lives, that's why many of them are immortalised, that's why many of them are remembered like we are doing for Joe Blankson today. Many spoke about why his matter isn't going viral but some replied that the government allegedly

  1 year ago ago
Remembering Joe, The Father Of Two Who Died In Rivers State While Saving People In A Boat Accident.

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Tribute to Joe Blankson, who died in water after rescuing thirteen persons in 2018

On the 28th of July 2018, tragedy struck in Rivers state as Mr Joseph Blankson drown in water while carrying out a heroic rescue. The boat was carrying a total of twenty passenger when it suddenly capsized. Mr blankson jumped into the river and started the rescue mission saving a total of thirteen (13). As he went back to rescue the fourteenth person he got tired and tragically died. Late Joseph Blackson, wife, son and daughter The rest of the passengers where saved by boat rescue drivers, he reamined the only

  1 year ago ago
Tribute to Joe Blankson, who died in water after rescuing thirteen persons in 2018

SOCIETY

JOE BLANKSON: Hero Who Drowned In 2018 After Rescuing 13 Victims From Boat Accident In Port Harcourt

Recall the tragic news that rocked Port Harcourt on July 28, 2018, when one Joseph Blankson otherwise known as "Joe Blankson" took the fall trying to save a 14th person after successfully saving 13 from a boat accident in Bakana Rivers State.

  8 months ago ago
JOE BLANKSON: Hero Who Drowned In 2018 After Rescuing 13 Victims From Boat Accident In Port Harcourt

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Throwback: Remembering Man Who Sacrificed His Life To Save 24 People From Drowning After A Capsize

Gone but not forgotten.Joseph Blankson sacrificed his life so that others can live.The horrible incident occurred on 28 of July 2018 in Abonnema Bakana waterfalls in Cross-Rivers state.

  9 months ago ago
Throwback: Remembering Man Who Sacrificed His Life To Save 24 People From Drowning After A Capsize

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Do you remember Joe Blankson? The man who died in 2018 after rescuing 13 people in a boat accident.

Two years ago Joe Blankson died after he rescued 13 people who were involved in a boat accident in Rivers State. Joe Blankson who unfortunately died in the year 2018 because of his kindness and good heart, is an indigene of Rivers State and a native of Rumuokwurusi part of the State. He was involved in a boat accident in August 2018, while he was traveling on the sea. The accident took place at Bakana waterside in Rivers State and there was 25 people on the boat. When the accident happened and everyone in the

  1 year ago ago
Do you remember Joe Blankson? The man who died in 2018 after rescuing 13 people in a boat accident.

SOCIETY

Do You Remember Joseph, A Young Nigerian Who Died While Saving Victims Of A Boat Accident In 2018?

While celebrating heroes as well as patriotic Nigerians whom have left an indelible mark on the sand of time, likes of Joseph Blankson would never be forgotten. A lot of people might not be familiar with the name nor have they heard the act he carried out which is worth remembering him for. Well, the young, energetic, Nigerian man whose name is Joseph Blankson died while saving victims of a boat accident in the year 2018. Before we get to find out how the boat accident occurred and what led to his death, let

  9 months ago ago
Do You Remember Joseph, A Young Nigerian Who Died While Saving Victims Of A Boat Accident In 2018?

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Remember Joseph Blankson, The Real Hero Who Died While Saving Others.

Joseph blankson, who is also known as Joe blankson is a married man with two children, who died two years ago while trying to save victims from a boat accident at Rivers State. The Nigerian contractor who happened to be present in the boat when it capsized, meanwhile he was a great swimmer so he decided to help others that are drowning, he was going in and out of the river, rescuing one person after the other but unfortunately he tragically drowned while diving in to rescue the 14th person. He was the only casualty

  1 year ago ago
Remember Joseph Blankson, The Real Hero Who Died While Saving Others.

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Remembering Joe Blankson, Nigerian Man Who Died, Trying to Rescue Others From a Boat Accident

As often said, "not all heroes wear cape". In July 2018, a Nigerian contractor died in a boat accident (which happened in the Abonnema-Dankana waterway), while trying to save other people. Joseph Blankson also known as Joe Blankson who worked with an oil and gas company in Port Harcourt where he supplied diesel was traveling with his sister for a funeral in Bakana, Rivers State. It was raining heavily while they were on the boat and the river was full with debris. The boat of 25 passengers eventually capsized.

  1 year ago ago
Remembering Joe Blankson, Nigerian Man Who Died, Trying to Rescue Others From a Boat Accident

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The Contractor Who Got Drowned Trying to Rescue Others, See Photos Of The Wife And Children He Left Behind

The Contractor Who Got Drowned Trying to Rescue Others, See Photos Of His Wife and Children He Left. This type of man is hard to come across in this wicked world, his good heart has motivated me to write about him and promote his wife and adorable children he left behind. In daily existence, we also had in thought that we all have heroes who are willing to give up their human life only to save someone else, and this Nigerian man named Joe Blankson is a good guy who passed away attempting to just save perpetrators

  9 months ago ago
The Contractor Who Got Drowned Trying to Rescue Others, See Photos Of The Wife And Children He Left Behind

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True Heroes: Meet 5 People That Lost Their Lives While Trying To Save A Life (photos).

Good evening everyone,how was your day,hope you had a good and wonderful day, being a hero does not mean you have to have super natural powers,but the little things you do can make you a hero, many people have given up their lives just to save another person's own, that's what we call true hero. In today's article I will be showing you 5 people that lost their lives while trying to save another life. 1)Joseph Blankson. Joseph Blankson also known as Joe Blankson was a Nigerian contractor who died while saving

  1 year ago ago
True Heroes: Meet 5 People That Lost Their Lives While Trying To Save A Life (photos).

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Wife Of The Man Who Drowned Few Years Ago Is Now Helping Widows

On the 29th of October, 1979, Joseph Blankson, better recognized as Joe Blankson, was born.He was a Nigerian engineer who drowned while rescuing 13 people who had been involved in a boat crash.

  7 months ago ago
Wife Of The Man Who Drowned Few Years Ago Is Now Helping Widows

SOCIETY

Reminiscences about the Hero who died

Gone but not forgotten !!! No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. In 2018, Joe Blankson swam 13 times and rescued 13 people out of 25 people involved in a boat

  10 months ago ago
Reminiscences about the Hero who died

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"Many years after he died rescuing 13 victims of a boat accident"-See throwback pictures of Joseph.

Good evening everyone,how is your day going so far,hope you are having a good and delightful day,we all know being a hero don't actually mean you have to have super natural powers,but the little things you do can actually make you a true hero,this man mentioned in today's article gave up his life to save another person's own(Actually he saved 13 people before he died). The man identified as Joseph Blankson also known as Joe Blankson (born 29 October 1979 – 28 July 2018) was a Nigerian contractor who died while

  1 year ago ago

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Opinion: 4 Things The Rivers State Government Should Do In Honour Of The Late Joe Blankson.

Exactly two years after the death of the Joe Blankson,the man who died on the 28th of July, 2018 after repeatedly diving into the river to save 13 persons from a boat accident. He unfortunately met his death while trying to save the 14th person.  Mr Blankson's selfless actions and determination to save others was almost akin to that of Jesus who gave his life for others. The family of Mr. Blankson lost a husband, father and uncle but to Nigeria and the world it lost another super hero.  I believe that whether

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: 4 Things The Rivers State Government Should Do In Honour Of The Late Joe Blankson.