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Chaos In Port-Harcourt As Petrol Tanker Crushes Young Girl

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Chaos In Port-Harcourt As Petrol Tanker Crushes Young Girl

Port-Harcourt community is currently in pandemonium, as a young girl got crushed by a petrol tanker at the Obiri-Kwere flyover, Rivers State.

The horrific incident which was caused by traffic gridlock compelled motorists to seek alternative routes.

A confidential eyewitness who saw the whole event narrated to newsmen how the truck cut into two and one of its parts hit and crushed the girl.

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“I was at home, but the next thing we saw was a trailer that was making noise. The body of the trailer was separated from the head. The eyewitness stated.

“So the girl felt that the head of the trailer was going to hit the tricycle she was in. She jumped out and the body of the trailer fell on her.

“The trailer’s driver ran from the scene initially but later returned.”

The remains were reportedly evacuated by the police and taken to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital.

When contacted, the acting spokesperson of the state’s police command, Grace Iringe-Koko, said she was yet to get a report on the incident.

However, the Head of Operations, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Rivers State Command, Chukwuma Mbaegbu, confirmed the incident.

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Pandemonium In Delta As 3-storey Building Collapsed

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Pandemonium In Delta As 3-storey Building Collapsed

Pandemonium broke out in Amacha community, Okpanam, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, as a three-storey building collapsed.

The building, which according to multiple reports, was under construction, collapsed in the late hours of Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

An eyewitness accounted that the building collapsed after a heavy downpour in the area, adding that the workers had left the site as well when the unfortunate incident happened.

As they were coming to site this morning (Thursday) to continue their work, they saw that the building had collapsed,” he added.

However, while a few people sustained minor injuries, Delta state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe said no life was lost in the collapse.

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Ekweremadu, Wife Arrested In UK For Trying To Harvest Child’s Organs

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Ekweremadu, Wife Arrested In UK For Trying To Harvest Child's Organs

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, 60, and his wife, Beatrice, have been arrested in the United Kingdom (UK), after conspiring to arrange the travel of a child in a desperate bid to harvest organs.

Disclosing this incident, Metropolitan Police said the duo was arrested following an investigation by the force’s specialist crime team.

According to the police, the Ekweremadus who had been remanded in custody would appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court later on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

The investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.

The Met said the child is being safeguarded and the force is working closely with partners to provide support.

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Man Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Pot Of Soup

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A man identified as Isaac Dumabara has been sentenced to prison after being convicted of stealing a pot of soup.

An Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, jailed the 23-year-old for a period of one month, for stealing the pot of soup valued at N40,000 from a restaurant.

Magistrate S. A Adesina, who found Dumabara guilty of theft, sentenced him without an option of a fine.

Police prosecutor, Sikiru Ibrahim, told the court that Damubara also stole three gas cylinders, stabiliser, and a pair of Adidas shoes from Pleasure Summit Restaurant, Magara Road, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

Ibrahim further told the court that the convict stole a 42-inch TV worth N200,000.

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