Tag: survivors

Ado AminuDecember 2, 2020

The hero’s welcome for Bollylomo could take survivors speaking up a step back

There is a meme that has made the rounds on the internet which goes, “Why is it that when 50 ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Trump returns to Texas, to meet Hurricane Harvey survivors

President Donald Trump on Saturday returned to Texas to meet rescuers and survivors of Hurricane Harvey. Trump and First Lady ...

ToluMarch 20, 2017

#Impact365: WARIF opens its doors to women and young girls who have survived sexual violence

Findings from a National Survey carried out in 2014 on Violence Against Children in Nigeria confirmed one in four females ...

AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

Luxury bus crash: How woman jumped out of window to save her baby – Eyewitness

by Azeez Adeniyi Kenneth Ohai, one of the passengers of the luxury bus which plunge into the river in Mile ...

AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

11 million Boko Haram survivors in need of humanitarian aid – UN envoy

The United Nations has said about 11 million survivors of Boko Haram insurgents are in need of humanitarian aids. Humanitarian ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2016

Nike Ladokun: The wake up call [Nigerian Voices]

by Nike Ladokun Ever since I was 16years old, I’ve always been a firm believer of the ‘you’re better off ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 5, 2016

#Impact365: This group of young women are fighting to end rape

Stand to End Rape (STER) is an Non-governmental organization led by a number of young women who are using social ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 4, 2015

President Buhari visits survivors of Abuja bomb explosions (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari visited the survivors of the twin bomb attacks on Nyanya and Kuje in Abuja. The President commiserated with the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 20, 2014

#Lagos gives N50 million lump sum to First Consultant Hospital

by Kolapo Olapoju The Lagos state government has announced a N50 million donation to First Consultant Medical Centre, Obalende, the ...

July 8, 2014

Opinion: Chibok survivors and multiple narratives of victimhood

by Jibrin Ibrahim Yes indeed, time is passing and the agronomy of the parents and relations continue to grow. So ...

March 24, 2014

No survivors: Missing plane went down in the Indian Ocean – Malaysian officials

by Akan Ido All hopes of finding the missing MH370 Malaysian Airlines plane have been foreclosed as Malaysian authorities have ...

March 19, 2014

#NISstampede: FG cancels Immigration recruitment exercise

by ‘Jola Sotubo Perhaps in an attempt to make amends for the deaths of job seekers at the recently conducted ...

March 17, 2014

‘Over 15 people fell on me…’: #NISstampede survivor narrates horrific experience (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Families and friends of the job seekers who perished during the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment exercise ...

March 1, 2014

“They checked our private parts before…”: Yobe massacre survivors narrate horrific experience

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Yobe college massacre which occurred on Tuesday signalled the end of life for some and the ...

October 18, 2013

#AssociatedAirlinesCrash: Survivor develops gangrene, may have fingers and toes amputated

by ‘Jola Sotubo Just when it seems like all the sad news relating to the Associated Airlines plane crash had ...

October 8, 2013

Sad news: One more plane crash survivor confirmed dead (WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo According to confirmed reports, one of the victims of the Associated Airline plane crash on the casualty ...

October 7, 2013

#AssociatedAirlinesCrash: Another victim battles for survival at ICU of LASUTH

by Tutu Akinlabi As DNA testing begins to ascertain the seperate identities of the victims of last Thursday’s Associated Airlines ...

October 6, 2013

#AssociatedAirlinesCrash: NCAA announces suspension of airline’s operations

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following the recent Associated Airlines plane crash which claimed the lives of at least 13 people and ...

October 6, 2013

“Everything happened so fast”: How Agagu’s son and Femi Akinsanya survived Lagos plane crash

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Startling details have come to light as to how uncomfortable Feyi, the late son of the ...

October 5, 2013

#AssociatedAirlinesCrash: 2 female survivors struggle to stay alive despite severe injuries (Viewer Discretion)

by Oge Okonkwo Toyin Samson and Queeneth Owolabi were part of the surviving crew members involved in the ill-fated Associated ...

September 22, 2013

“It was like a movie seeing people sprayed with bullets”: Kenya mall survivors recount horror of massacre

A mother and her children hide from gunmen at Westgate Shopping Centre in Nairobi on Sept 21, 2013. Nahashon Mwangi ...

September 21, 2013

Ombatse attack: We were left with no security for 3 days – Survivors recount their ordeal

by Oge Okonkwo Friday, September 13, 2013 is a day that will forever remain fresh in the memories of the ...

July 28, 2013

Tragic news: 31 migrants including Nigerians drown while crossing into Italy

by Rachel Ogbu 31 migrants are said to have drowned off the coast of Libya, while attempting to cross into ...

April 26, 2013

Tragic Friday: 50 more survivors found amid Bangladesh building rubble, over 300 dead

Rescuers tunneling Friday into the rubble of the eight-story building that collapsed Wednesday discovered another 50 people trapped on what ...

October 20, 2012

Tragedy: Scores of passengers drown in Ogun as bus plunges into river

by Isi Esene Thirty three bus passengers were reported to have died on Friday along the J4, Ogbere-Ijebu stretch of ...

August 8, 2012

“The gunmen planned to kill us all” – Deeper Life attack survivors

by Isi Esene The survivors of the Monday attack on a Deeper Life Bible Church in Okene, Kogi State yesterday ...

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