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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Keke Napep, Kills Pregnant Woman, Five Others In Bayelsa

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A Toyota driver, who is suspected to be driving under the influence (DUI), crashed into a tricycle (popularly known as Keke NAPEP) killing a pregnant woman and five others on Saturday night, May 3.

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According to reports, the accident happened opposite a popular eatery at Opolo Suburb of Yenagoa local government, Bayelsa State at about 10pm on Saturday.

It was gathered that the driver, who took to his heels after the crash, drove a Toyota Avalon Car with Lagos registration number EKY 711 BV.

Reports stated that a pregnant woman, a Hausa man and a native of Ammassoma Community in Southern Ijaw area of the state, identified as Miss Akpotu Olorogun, died at the spot.

Two other victims of the crash, who were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa by officers of the Divisional Traffic Control from Ekeki Police Station, were said to give up the ghost later in the hospital.

The Toyota car which was flung on its side has been searched for any documents that could help to identify the drunk driver.

The spokesman of the state Police Command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe, confirmed the accident and added that investigation is in progress.

Source: Leadership

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

Young Nigerians protesting against SARS brutality, under the #EndSARS movement, stormed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state.

The protesters in their hundreds are preventing movement in and out of the busiest airport in the country.

Nationwide protests have been going on over the past 11 days, demanding an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings, but since it began, this is the first time protesters would disrupt activities inside an airport.

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#EndSARS Protesters take over apple junction in Festac, Lagos

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#EndSARS Protesters take over apple junction in Festac, Lagos

Some Nigerians protesting against police brutality have taken over apple junction in Festac area of Lagos state causing serious gridlock.

The protesters with different banners are calling for end to police brutality. They blocked roads while asking to be heard by the government.

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari’s resignation

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari's resignation

Popular actor turned politician, Yul Edochie, who had signified interest to contest the presidency in the forthcoming elections in 2019 has called for the resignation of President Buhari.

He made the call via his Twitter handle on Monday afternoon, October 19.

According to Yul, President Buhari was very vocal during the Goodluck Jonathan administration and called for the resignation of the former President on the basis of poor performance.

He opined that President Buhari has performed worse than Jonathan, therefore he should resign from office.

”President Buhari was very vocal during the previous Govt. He called for Goodluck’s resignation on the basis of poor performance. Today Buhari’s performance is worse than that of Jonathan. We put our hopes in him & he failed us. I call for Buhari’s resignation. #ENDBADGOVERNANCE” he tweeted.

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