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Passengers Crushed To Death After Bridge Barrier Collapses On Vehicle | Graphic Photos

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A fatal road accident which occurred in Kaduna state has claimed the lives of at least six innocent people.
A fatal accident has claimed the lives of six people after a reckless lorry driver knocked off a barrier while trying to access a bridge in Kaduna state. The knocked off barrier dropped and destroyed the blue vehicle killing its occupants as it drove beneath the bridge.
Six people were confirmed dead at the scene including a woman who was on her way to sit for exam. One person critically ill was taken to hospital.
Reporting the sad incident on Facebook, ‎Idris Ahmed‎ wrote:
“HOW CORRUPTION AND RECKLESSNESS KILLED THEM!
 
This ghastly accident happened on Monday,18/9/2017, at the flyover bridge in Kawo Kaduna. Ms Rabi Adam (in yellow dress lying dead on the road and in passport size photograph), was a student of the National Open University. She was on her way to sit for exam at Rigachukun, when she lost her life.
 
The yellow stripped barrier pole shown in the attached pictures was erected by Kaduna state government to stop lorries and heavy goods vehicles plying over the flyover bridge at Kawo. One reckless lorry driver decided to ignore traffic warning sign and attempted to access the bridge, thereby knocking the barrier off. It then dropped and destroyed the blue vehicle with its occupants, which was passing beneath the bridge. Six people confirmed dead at the scene. One person critically ill was taken to hospital.
 
Meanwhile, because of the delay in arrival of police and emergency services at the scene, thieves stole the wallet and mobile phone of late Ms Rabi Adam. They had the audacity to use the stolen phone to call her parents and tell them that their daughter had died in a ghastly accident.
 
CUPS investigator, who spoke with Ms Rabi’s colleague, learnt that this is the third time that the same type of incidence happened at the same spot, taking innocent lives. The root cause of the problem is the bad engineering of the barrier pole. The money allocated to erect a foolproof barrier has been siphoned off. This makeshift barrier pole is poorly soldered. It is not fit for purpose. Each time it is hit by reckless drivers, the poor soldering gives way. The barrier pole then drops and causes fatalities.
Unless somebody in charge of roads at Kaduna state looks into this disgraceful and criminal negligence, our people will keep losing their lives at the Kawo flyover bridge. May the souls of the deceased rest in peace. Amen.”

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#EndSARS: FG not showing any real intent to make things right – Falz

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#EndSARS: FG not showing any real intent to make things right – Falz

 

Falz, real name Folarin Falana, has become a voice that captions societal happenings succinctly and to high praise from Nigerians

#EndSARS: FG not showing any real intent to make things right – Falz

Singer Folarin Falana aka Falz has said in any sane society, the Inspector General of Police would have resigned following the numerous cases of human rights violations perpetrated under his leadership.

Falz said this during an interview on Arise TV today October 19.

”It is unfair to the lives that have been lost to tell us to get off the streets. It is extremely unfair. It is terrible of any humanbeing, without justice being done, to tell people to get off the street. I completely disagree with that. I would say if you want people off the street, make sure that justice is done and in a way that is transparent.

Which one of those points really needs time? If we are honest with ourselves, which one of the points on the 5 for 5 agenda really needs time? You really need time to release all arrested peaceful protesters or you really need time to make sure that justice is done and appropriate compensation? What real actions have been shown? What real actions have been taken to show that you are serious about doing this?

Look how long they dragged their feet even before they created the state by state panels. Look at how long it took? They are not even showing any real intent to make things right. They are not.

For example, nobody has been sacked. In any sane society, the Inspector General of Police would have already resigned by himself. Is he waiting to be sacked?

All these stories of horrible violation of human rights happened under him” he said.

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#EndSARS: Youths are entitled to peaceful protests – Buhari

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has warned against criminal elements hijacking protests across the country.

The President who noted that youths are entitled to a peaceful protest in a meeting with the Minister of Youths and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare, vowed to implement reforms he promised.

Speaking to state house correspondents after the meeting with President Buhari, the Minister pleaded for more time to enable the federal government implement some demands of the #EndSARS protesters as promised.

Dare said;

“Mr. President said the youths of this country have spoken and he has heard and he has since gone to work for the youths of our country.

“The President promised that he will ensure that the reforms he has promised are met, he will make sure that the reforms are long lasting and that the reforms will deliver for our country a police force that we will be proud of

“He appreciates the fact that they have brought the SARS issues to the fore through their peaceful protest.

“He recognises the fact that they have called upon the government to do what is necessary and that as the President and a father, he will make sure that the demands as put forward are met.

“The President said that as far as he is concerned, it’s important to allow the younger generation to exercise the freedom to protest and make sure that such protest is in a peaceful manner.

“He said that part of the demands that were made is to make sure that those protesting are protected and that any police officer that has in one way or the other attacked any protesters be brought to book.

“So the President thinks it’s a fundamental right, he thinks so long as the protest is peaceful and focused.

“He believes that the youths of this country have the right to demand for certain things”

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Man shares an ugly experience he had with his ex-lover

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A man has taken to Twitter to share an ugly experience he had with his ex-lover.

According to Twitter user, Black Excellence, his ex lover tore all his certificates including work contracts and company documents.

Sharing a photo of his shredded certificates, he advised men to be careful of the kind of lady they hook up with.

He however did not mention what ensued between them which made her tear up all his certificates.

“This day is still fresh on my mind like it was yesterday. Just make sure the type of lady you get has something between their ears.

All my documents, kcpe,kcse,undergrad and Mba, birth certs,work contracts, company documents etc”

See his tweet below;

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