Tag: stampede

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2016

3 ‘die’ in Synagogue church during stampede

At least three persons have been confirmed dead at the Synagogue Church of all Nations, Ikotun, Lagos following a stampede ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2015

These are some of the Nigerians killed in Hajj stampede

Not less than 717 people were killed and 863 injured at the Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia on Thursday. According to the Saudi ...

Janeth JSeptember 24, 2015

20 photos from #Mecca stampede (VIEWER DISCRETION)

At least 220 people are said to have been killed and 450 injured in a stampede in Mina outside the ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 15, 2015

The brutal scam by a government against its youth, the ‘NIS recruitment tragedy’

by Godwin Akanfe Its been a year since the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro unlawfully took advantage of his position ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 19, 2014

First lawsuit on NIS exam stampede filed against Federal government

by Azubuike Azikiwe On 15 March, the Nigerian Immigration Service organised the ill fated recruitment examination/screening, which resulted in a ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

Immigration recruitment scam: Jonathan is yet to fulfil promise to victims family

by Kolapo Olapoju It’s been over seven months since the National Immigration Service tragedy occured around the nation, and several ...

March 24, 2014

Lagun Akinloye: NIS stampede highlights Nigeria’s youth employment crisis

by Lagun Akinloye …the stampede was not just a result of poor crowd control but a symptom of Nigeria’s desperate ...

March 18, 2014

Opinion: Abba Moro – The story of a Nigerian minister, scam and reckless statements

by Ayobami Ladipo As expected of any responsible public servant, we thought the ‘Honourable’ Minister would have come out to ...

November 14, 2013

Opinion: Hold Peter Obi responsible for the 28 people who died in Anambra stampede

by Rotimi Fasan Death at political rallies, which was what happened at the Adoration Ground crusade, is commonplace thing in ...

November 7, 2013

Opinion: Anambra church stampede – When NOT to seize the moment

by Frank Onuoha It is sad and gives everyone a clue of the character of these candidates. An African proverb ...

November 2, 2013

Tragedy: Stampede reportedly kills 30 people, injure many others in Anambra (Viewer Discretion)

by Oge Okonkwo There are reports that a stamped allegedly caused by members of the  All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) ...

October 26, 2013

Is’haq Modibbo Kawu: Bukola Saraki’s annual ritual of stampede

by Is’haq Modibbo Kawu The media variously reported between 10 and 20 deaths; the online medium, Premium  Times, quoted a ...

October 17, 2013

“I’m deeply saddened” – Bukola Saraki offers condolences to victims of Sallah stampede (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo News was received today of a stampede in Kwara State which led to the deaths of some ...

October 17, 2013

Tragedy: Several die in Kwara stampede as people scramble for Bukola Saraki’s sallah gifts

by Oge Okonkwo An unknown number of persons who were members of the  Kwara state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, ...

October 17, 2013

Stampede at PDP Sallah event leaves 10 dead, others injured in Kwara

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Sallah festivities ended in sadness for some families in Kwara State after a stampede reportedly left ...

July 30, 2013

Sad news: 3 children die, 8 others injured in stampede over Sallah gift

by Oge Okonkwo Three children were killed and eight people injured, during a stampede which occurred at about 9pm on ...

July 16, 2013

Sad news: 6 people dead in stampede as Ramadan largesse turns rowdy

by Rachel Ogbu At least six people have been reported dead in a stampede in Gusau as millionaire, Shehu Danfulani ...

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