Agege

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Aug 28th, 2013
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BY EVELYN USMAN LAGOS — Pandemonium broke out, yesterday, at Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos, following a clash between policemen and suspected members of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC. Trouble, as gathered, started after some policemen on stop-and-search flagged down the OPC vehicle which was moving tow...
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Sep 10th, 2012
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Robbers Sunday launched multiple attacks on various targets in Lagos, leaving in their trail, deaths and sorrow. Seven persons, including three policemen, were shot dead in the raids on targets in Ojodu, Ikeja, Surulere and Agege, among others. Those who were lucky among the victims, including a year...
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Jun 5th, 2012
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Lagos – Nigeria’s abysmal power supply may have saved 14-year-old David Shoyemi from being among the more than 150 people killed by a devastating plane crash in the country’s largest city of Lagos. After church on Sunday afternoon, David’s father Emmanuel asked the teenager to...
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Jun 5th, 2012
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Harold Demuren, the head of the Nigerian civil aviation authority, said the pilot of the Boeing MD-83 had radioed to “declare mayday” because “the two engines had failed”. More than 150 people died when the jet crashed into a block of flats in a heavily-populated area close to...
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Jun 4th, 2012
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LAGOS, Nigeria – Two sisters from the Houston area were among the 153 people killed in a plane crash in Nigeria Sunday. The airliner went down in a densely populated area of Lagos, crashing into buildings and apartments. Everyone onboard – including Josephine and Jennifer Onita of Missouri City – was...
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Jun 4th, 2012
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday spared a thought for the nation’s aviation industry over Sunday’s air crash in Agege area of Lagos, saying the incident was a tragic one for the industry. The Nigeria’s President wiping a tear after he arrived to inspect the site of the plane crash in Lagos...
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Jun 4th, 2012
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Nigerian emergency services pulled more bodies out of the still-smouldering, ash-covered wreckage of a plane on Monday that crashed in the commercial hub Lagos, killing all 153 people on board. President Goodluck Jonathan has declared three days of national mourning and ordered an investigation into ...