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Four Killed In Lagos Auto Crash




An auto crash has claimed the lives of four persons in Lagos.

The crash involved one Alhaji Bello, his daughter in-law and her parents. One of Bello’s tenants was also a victim. The crash which occurred at Agbowa-Ikosi area of Lagos State around 12noon claimed all four lives on the spot.

Eyewitnesses say the family was travelling in two cars: Alhaji Bello and the victims in one; the widow and their five-month old grandson in the other. They left their Bayeku, Ikorodu residence for the graduation of their daughter at Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, and decided to bye-pass Sagamu Road for Agbowa due to the bad condition of the road.

Kehinde Olufade who witnessed the accident said the family had had a smooth journey until they got to a crater at Ikosi where motorists had to maintain a slow speed. Due to the dilapidated nature of the road, a trailer, according to the eye witness, was facing the car driven by Alhaji Bello which he tried to avoid not knowing that a tipper behind him was also trying to overtake him. The car was said to have landed in a ditch. “As soon as the car entered the ditch, the tipper also lost control and fell into the ditch, killing the victims instantly,” the eyewitness said.

Sources close to the family said Alhaji Bello was said to be planning a trip abroad with his wife.

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  1. Henry Daniel King

    April 7, 2013 at 6:48 am

    may their soul rest in Peace wit lord. Lives is being waster in Nigeria everyday. God protect us from the spirit of wastier IJN.

  2. kenneth c a oji

    April 7, 2013 at 7:39 am

    R I P Alhaji Bello & his extended family. The living may God give you the fortitude to bear the great loss Amen

  3. terry

    April 7, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    rest in peace

  4. Pastor Aderemi Joseph

    April 7, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    Most of Accidents on our road are caused by bad. Roads: I myself was involved in road accident along Lagos / Ibadan Expressway I am still trying to walk again ; It is only God that would help us Spek to the ears of our leaders that our road not only need repairs but rebuild . I pray God give Alhaji’s Family and his in law the strong faith to bear the heavy loss that nothing on Earth can remove it’s scare. From Poastor Aderemi +2348060121107

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Amotekun: Oyo Releases List Of Successful Applicants



Amotekun: Oyo Releases List Of Successful Applicants
Amotekun: Oyo releases list of successful applicants

Amotekun Operation vehicles

The Oyo State Government has released the list of successful applicants for Amotekun Corps in the State.

The process of documentation for successful applicants is billed to commence on Tuesday at the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education.

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This was contained in a statement made available by the State Commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju on Saturday.

He indicated that all candidates are to check their names at their various local government headquarters or online through the Oyo State job portal.


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Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack



Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack
Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has commiserated with families of victims of the attack on citizens of Gidan Goga community by armed bandits.

The Governor assured that what is happening in terms of banditry attacks is not a security lapse but a momentary hiccup that will not be allowed to last.

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He said the attack further exposed the desperation of the bandits who are experiencing heavy pressure from the offensive launched by security operatives in recent times.

“I want to assure our law obedient citizens of Zamfara State that the experience we are undergoing will not last. The bandits are experiencing our sustained pressure which they have reacted through cowardly and desperate attacks on innocent citizens,” Matawalle observed.

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First celebrity Limited Edition Smartphone in Sub Sahara Africa: Davido Special Edition of Infinix NOTE 8



Over the last few weeks, Infinix has floated its candy before the eyes of tech enthusiast intensifying their craving for the soon to be released device. Through several social media posts, Infinix has hinted on the imminent release of the NOTE 8 and we all can’t wait for the device to hit the shelves.

Although the proposed date for the launch in its initial teaser videos and banners have passed without
any launch, we have reasons to believe that the launch will take place sometimes this month.

However, here’s a more interesting news. Infinix is set to be the first smart phone company in sub Sahara Africa to launch a limited edition device with a celebrity. A special edition of the NOTE 8 will be released alongside the primal version of the NOTE 8 and the NOTE 8i. The special edition is  signed by Infinix’s brand ambassador David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

The available stock for the special Davido-signed edition is limited. However, interested shoppers can
get one for themselves at exclusive SLOT outlets nationwide and on their website Here. Exciting free
gifts are also available if you’re among the lucky few to buy this device while stocks last.

The Infinix NOTE 8 is targeted at the mid-to-high-end market segment and it comes with several
interesting features. The device on-boards a super-fast processor – the MediaTek Helio G80
processor, which supports ultra-fast gaming speed, stable graphics in-game, easy multi-tasking as
well as an all-round optimal performance.

The device also sports six cameras in total. It comes with a dual selfie camera which is cut out from its
super-wide 6.95inches screen. On the back, the NOTE 8 crams a 64MP super night shot camera for
amazing night shot photographs and other photography needs.

Many of Infinix loyalists and smartphone enthusiasts are already clearing their carts and lining up in
preparation for the launch of the Infinix NOTE 8. Now that there’s a special Davido edition in sight, the
queue might just be doubling up.

To stay ahead of interested shoppers and ensure that you’re one of the first to get your hands on this
special edition of the NOTE 8, follow Infinix on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @Infinixnigeria.

You can also join their community of young and vibrant fans on XClub via the app on your Infinix
device or click on this link to download the app if you’re a non Infinix user.

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