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SAD!!!! Pregnant woman crushed to death by vehicle in Jigawa

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A pregnant woman and eight other persons were confirmed dead on Saturday evening crushed to death by an overspeeding vehicle, the accident happened at Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The dark green Honda Civic vehicle with registration number AA 160 KMC‎ was coming from the Gujungu Jahun road at top speed when it hit pedestrians while trying to avoid a ‎culvert.

An eyewitness said, nine of the pedestrians, mostly women and children, were killed. The injured victims were rushed to the Jahun General hospital.

One of the victims, a pregnant woman, was among those rushed to the hospital where she was operated upon in an attempt to rescue her baby. Mother and baby were later declared dead.

PREMIUM TIMES learnt that the fuel scarcity in the state caused many passengers to be stranded on the roads including those hit by the vehicle.

The driver, who was said to be alone in the vehicle, ran away and abandoned the badly damaged car at the scene.

‎When contacted on Sunday, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Jigawa State, Angus Ibezim, cautioned drivers against over speeding.

He sympathised with the deceased families and admonished drivers to desist from overloading and overspeeding.

The sector commandant said he has directed the FRSC Gumel unit commander to move to the scene of the crash for a preliminary investigation, before a full assessment of the incident.

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Lagos Govt Relaxes Curfew From 10pm To 6am

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Lagos Govt Relaxes Curfew From 10pm To 6am
BREAKING: Curfew Now 10pm To 6am In Lagos -Govt

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has announced a further relaxation of the curfew imposed after the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests.

Lagos State information commissioner Gbenga Omotosho announced the new decision on Friday.

He said the curfew will now be from 10:00 pm till 6:00 am.

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“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu praises Lagosians for observing the curfew, which is expected to restore normalcy in our communities,” Omotosho said.

The statement read, “The Lagos State Government has announced a further relaxation of the curfew imposed after the breakdown of law and order, following the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests.

“The curfew will now be from 10 pm till 6 am.

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Wike Ordered Police, Army To Kill IPOB Members, Nnamdi Kanu Alleges

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Wike Ordered Police, Army To Kill IPOB Members, Nnamdi Kanu Alleges

Governor Nyesom Wike makes U-turn, joins #EndSARS protesters in Rivers state (video)

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed group, Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike of ordering police and soldiers to kill members of the group.

Recall that Wike had signed an executive order to reinforce the total ban on IPOB and its activities in Rivers State.

Also Read: Wike Signs Executive Order Proscribing IPOB, Lifts Curfew

Reacting in a tweet on Friday, Kanu accused the Governor of sponsoring state security to execute IPOB members.

“Nyesom Wike, the little Hitler of Rivers State had a closed-door meeting with lawyers where he instructed them that any arrested IPOB member should not be brought to court but rather should be executed by the army & police.”

He wrote:

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Buhari Approves Emaimo’s Re-Appointment

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Buhari Approves Emaimo’s Re-Appointment

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Dr. John Emaimo, as Rector, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu State.

The appointment was made known in a letter signed by the Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora on behalf of President Buhari.

Dr. Emaimo’s re-appointment takes effect from Nov. 27, 2020.

Also Read: Nigeria’s Economy Too Fragile For Fresh Lockdown —Buhari

Speaking on the re-appointment, Mamora stated that Emaimo was found eligible for a second term based on his assessment.

The minister urged Emaimo to continue to work with his team because whatever achievements he had made in his first term could not have been done alone.

He reminded him of the enormous responsibilities of his office and the expectations of the government and people towards efficient service delivery.

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