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Six feared dead in Port Harcourt fatal accident

Six feared dead in Port Harcourt fatal accident

By Davies Iheamnachor A fatal motor accident at Iriebe area of Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, Wednesday, has claimed some number of lives. Whereas some reports say six persons died in the incident, other unconfirmed reports claim 11 persons lost their lives. But Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, confirmed that […]
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Man who lost truck to #EndSARS protest demands N10m compensation from Edo govt

Man who lost truck to #EndSARS protest demands N10m compensation from Edo govt

By Gabriel Enogholase A man who lost his truck to #EndSARS protest in Benin, Mr. Pius Ebhodaghe has approached the Edo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry to seek financial compensation worth N10m from the state government. Speaking with Journalists Wednesday in Benin through his counsel, Chief Matthew Ukpebor after addressing the panellists, said that his […]

BREAKING: Road users trapped in Owode, Mile 12 as truck falls sideways

BREAKING: Road users trapped in Owode, Mile 12 as truck falls sideways

By Bose Adelaja A truck laden with iron has reportedly fallen sideways trapping the occupants of a car. The incident occurred at Owode inward Mile 12, Lagos State. Eye witnesses’ account said emergency responders are on ground. READ ALSO: #EndSARS: IPMAN fears fuel scarcity as suspected hoodlums burn 10 petroleum trucks Details later… Vanguard

PHOTOS: Truck crushes car at Cele Bus Stop in Lagos

PHOTOS: Truck crushes car at Cele Bus Stop in Lagos

A container truck on Friday fell on a car at Cele Express Bus stop in Lagos. The unlucky car was crushed at its rear part, up to the back seat. ALSO READ: Truck rams 4 vehicles, kills 16 supporters of Zamfara gov, Matawalle Vanguard News Nigeria.

40-foot container falls on 2 women in Lagos

40-foot container falls on 2 women in Lagos

Tragedy struck, Friday night, at Odo-Olowu Bus Stop, Ijesha, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, when a container fell off a truck fell and crushed two young women to death. Both are yet to be identified.

‘Truck carrying unlatched container which killed 3 in Lagos not roadworthy’

‘Truck carrying unlatched container which killed 3 in Lagos not roadworthy’

A Vehicle Inspection Officer, VIO, Mr Hamed Baruwa, on Thursday told an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, that the truck from which an unlatched container fell and killed three people was not roadworthy. Baruwa testified as the first prosecution witness in the trial of a truck driver, Sodiq Okanlanwan, and the truck owner, Wasiu Lekan, over […]

Truckers threaten to withdraw services

Truckers threaten to withdraw services

THE Association of Maritime Truck Owners, AMATO has petitioned heads of government agencies in the maritime sector, calling for the immediate replacement of the security personnel deployed to the Presidential Task Team, PTT. This is even as the truckers have threatened to withdraw their service if the government agencies in the sector do not take action over their plight.

Mob sets truck ablaze as it crushes okada rider to death in Ogun

Mob sets truck ablaze as it crushes okada rider to death in Ogun

James Ogunnaike Pandemonium broke out in Ijebu Ode, Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State as an angry mob on Saturday set ablaze a refinery truck whose driver recklessly crushed an okada rider to death around old Ibadan road in Ijebu Ode area of Ogun. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance […]

Truck attacked by ‘revenue touts’ crashes into church’s fence in Abia

Truck attacked by ‘revenue touts’ crashes into church’s fence in Abia

By Ugochukwu Alaribe – Umuahia A truck on Thursday crashed into a church fence at Azikiwe Road, Umuahia, in Abia State as a revenue taskforce team struggled for control of the vehicle with the driver. Vanguard gathered that the “revenue touts” had continued to harass motorists despite the directive of the Abia state government banning […]

How truck caught fire on Onitsha Niger Bridge

How truck caught fire on Onitsha Niger Bridge

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu – Nnewi An articulated vehicle had caught fire on the River Niger Bridge in Onitsha, Anambra State, causing a heavy traffic jam for over five hours. Vehicular movement into and exit of Anambra State was disrupted as commuters were held for hours as vehicles from the entry and exit points of the […]

Fresh crisis brews over truck call-up system

Fresh crisis brews over truck call-up system

THERE are indications that the call-up system designed to streamline truck movements and eliminate traffic congestion at the ports’ access roads has run into fresh crisis.

After killing 2, fleeing truck driver crushes only child to death in Cross River

After killing 2, fleeing truck driver crushes only child to death in Cross River

She was only child, crushed to death like a fly beyond recognition ― Eyewitness By Ike Uchechukwu – Calabar There was pandemonium late Friday night when a truck conveying beverages veered off the road at Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area killing a teenager on the spot and two others. Vanguard learned that the truck belonging […]

Truck owners fight back over bribery allegations

Truck owners fight back over bribery allegations

THE leadership of truck owners operating in the Mile 2-Tin Can Port axis on the Oshodi-Apapa expressway has denied allegations that it was collecting money from truck owners before allowing them to access Lagos ports. They also called for a probe into the activities of those who levelled the allegations.

Fallen container laden truck kills one in multiple auto-crash in Lagos

Fallen container laden truck kills one in multiple auto-crash in Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Tragedy occurred late Thursday evening during the ongoing restriction of movement order, when two fallen 20feet container laden trucks, a private tow truck and a towed Toyota Sienna involved in a multiple road crash along Apapa-Oshodi Express Road, en route Cele Bus Stop, inward Oshodi, Lagos, killing one yet be identified man […]

COVID-19 lockdown: Fallen truck crushes 6 to death in Lagos

COVID-19 lockdown: Fallen truck crushes 6 to death in Lagos

…Survivor in critical condition By Olasunkanmi Akoni Tragedy occurred on Tuesday in Lagos when a Dangote Cement silo truck with unknown registration number, while on top speed suddenly, fell on a commercial car, OPEL brand, along Epe-Expressway, crushing six of the seven occupants to death on the spot. The victims whose identities were yet to […]