Tag: helicopter crash

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 13, 2015

Rescue operation resumes for victims of Lagos lagoon helicopter crash

The search for the two missing persons aboard the Bristow helicopter, has resumed this morning, August 13. The helicopter, which ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 13, 2015

Helicopter crash may have been caused by angry sea goddess – Oba of Oworonsoki

According to the Traditional ruler of Oworonsoki, the helicopter crash of Wednesday, could have been averted if the sea goddess ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2015

[UPDATE] This is the casualty rate of the Lagos Lagoon helicopter crash

An helicopter crashed into the Lagos lagoon a few hours ago. The chopper, which crashed into the Oworonsoki end of ...

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July 23, 2014

We are still looking for the technician’s body – DMO on crashed helicopter

By Godwin Akanfe The Defence Headquarters has announced that the military has so far recovered only one body from the ...

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December 20, 2012

“I was supposed to fly with Azazi, Yakowa” – Gowon (is there anybody who wasn’t?)

by Rachel Ogbu Former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon was supposed to be in the helicopter that crashed and ...

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December 17, 2012

“Bodies were burnt beyond recognition” – Eye-witnesses recount the last moments of crashed helicopter

Naval pilots – Commander Murtala Daba and Lt. Adeyemi Sowole – tried in vain to land the helicopter which crashed ...

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December 17, 2012

I regret not praying with my husband before his trip – Yakowa’s wife

Widow of the late Kaduna State Governor Patrick Yakowa, Amina, said in Kaduna on Sunday that her worst regret was ...

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December 16, 2012

Meet Muktar Ramalan Yero, new governor of Kaduna, sworn in today

Last Wednesday, he was at a function organized by the Kaduna Council of the Nigeria Union Journalists, NUJ. He represented ...

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December 16, 2012

Navy helicopter carrying Gen Azazi and Gov Yakowa exploded before crashing yesterday

by Hauwa Gambo As we initially reported yesterday based on reports from the scene, it appears confirmed that the helicopter ...

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December 16, 2012

Tsoho, Daba (who leaves behind a one-year-old daughter), Sowole: Presidency issues full list of crash victims

by Chi Ibe The presidency in its statement released late yesterday to mourn the victims of the helicopter crash, also ...

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December 15, 2012

Timi Dakolo is safe and sound … not involved in crash

by Hauwa Gambo YNaija can authoritatively confirm that singer Timi Dakolo is safe and sound. The singer is in Bayelsa, ...

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December 15, 2012

Report: Yakowa aide confirms death in crash

by Hauwa Gambo An unnamed aide to Kaduna governor, Patrick Yakowa, has just confirmed his death in a helicopter crash ...

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September 29, 2012

Police Helicopter Crash: Families of victims get N34.43 million, landlords also compensated

by Stanley Azuakola In March 2012, a police surveillance helicopter crashed in Jos, killing the erstwhile Police deputy inspector general ...

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