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Bus Crashed in Nigeria after Tyre Burst; 2 Killed, 22 Injured

Bus Crashed in Nigeria after Tyre Burst; 2 Killed, 22 Injured

A Toyota commuter bus crashed into a ditch on Abuja- Lokoja road at the Yaba Junction in Abaji, Nigeria, on the morning of May 27th. Investigation reveals that the crash happened due to tyre burst and over-speeding. Two people lost their lives in the crash while another 22 sustained injuries of various intensities. The injured were taken [...]

Bus Falls into River in Nigeria; 3 Killed, 14 Missing

Bus Falls into River in Nigeria; 3 Killed, 14 Missing

An 18-seater bus plunged into River Rijana, Kaduna State, Nigeria, on the night of September 20th. The bus carrying 18 people of a family was travelling from Kano to Lokoja, at the time. According to the sole survivor, the accident happened due to over speeding. At least 3 people were killed while 14 others went missing. The rescue [...]

69 Killed in Nigeria as Tanker Crashes into Bus Station, Explodes

69 Killed in Nigeria as Tanker Crashes into Bus Station, Explodes

An oil tanker truck crashed into a bus station at Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria, on the night of May 31. The tanker was travelling downhill when its brakes failed. It then crashed into a bus station and exploded, setting 12 buses ablaze. Around 69 people were killed in the accident while 30 others sustained severe burns. The accident is [...]

Shell Pipeline Leak Spills 38,000 Barrels Oil Into Niger Delta

Shell Pipeline Leak Spills 38,000 Barrels Oil Into Niger Delta

A Shell crude oil pipeline leaked on Bonny Island, Nigeria, on November 27, resulting in around 38, 000 barrels spilling into waters. The oil giant earlier suspected the leakage in their Bonny Light crude 28 inch pipeline and shut it down on November 22 however, it was later discovered was the leak was actually on a 24 inch pipe which was shut [...]

15 Killed after Bus Fell into River in Nigeria

15 Killed after Bus Fell into River in Nigeria

A bus fell into a river in Rima region of Sokoto State, Nigeria, on November 7. The police said on Sunday that the bus was carrying 17 people at the time of accident; 15 of them died at the spot while only 2 survived. It is believed that the passengers were returning home after attending an event. The cause of accident is under [...]

At least 10 Killed as Truck Runs into Market in Nigeria

At least 10 Killed as Truck Runs into Market in Nigeria

A water truck crashed into a meat market in Odo- Eran in Igando area of Lagos, Nigeria. The accident occurred along LASU / Igando Road at about 9:30 a.m. on July 21. At least 10 people lost their lives in the accident while several others were injured. The injured were shifted to hospitals. According to the eye witnesses, an angry mob [...]

Nigerian Buses Collide, Killing Drivers

Nigerian Buses Collide, Killing Drivers

On 8th of July 2014, at about 3.30 pm, a bus driver for Enugu Transport Company, ENTRACO and one for EMEM died after their vehicles collided at the intersection of Ezillo and Enugu-Abakaliki express road. Seventeen passengers were aboard the buses. Fifteen were seriously injured and hospitalized at Felix Memorial Hospital, Abakaliki Hospital, [...]

3-Vehicle Crash in Kogi Killed 14

3-Vehicle Crash in Kogi Killed 14

Fourteen people lost their lives in a 3-vehicle accident which occurred at Mohongo-Okene road in Kogi State, Nigeria at around 10:15 p.m. on June 18. The accident happened when a Toyota bus (registration # Kogi LG 25 DAH) slammed into a Toyota Hiace passenger bus (registration # Lagos AAA463 XD), which was coming from the opposite side. Due to [...]

21 Critically Injured in Badagry Bus Crash

21 Critically Injured in Badagry Bus Crash

A commercial Nissan bus (registration # XY 819 JJJ) crashed at the Badagry Roundabout, Badagry, near Lagos, Nigeria. Confirming the accident on Monday, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said that the bus was carrying 21 people, including 13 men, 6 women and 2 children when it crashed. According to FRSC, "The driver was conveying [...]

Edo Bus Crash Kills 15

Edo Bus Crash Kills 15

An 18-seater Toyota Hi Ace bus was hit by an articulated vehicle carrying alcoholic drinks on May 21 on the Benin/Auchi expressway, Edo State, Nigeria. Both of the vehicles were descending the hill towards Auchi when apparently the brakes of the articulated vehicle failed and it rammed into the commercial bus bearing registration number [...]

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