Oil rig copter carrying 12 crashes in Lagos lagoon; at least four killed

Aug 13, 2015

Oil rig copter carrying 12 crashes in Lagos lagoon; at least four killed

A helicopter carrying 12 people crashed into a lagoon in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday, killing at least four people, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said. The helicopter operated by offshore energy transportation specialists Bristow Group, flying from an oil rig, crashed ...

Sep 14, 2014

Rescue body says death toll stands at 40 in Nigerian building collapse

Forty people have now died as the result of a building collapse at the mega-church of one of Nigeria’s most famous preachers and televangelists, the country’s main rescue body said Sunday. “It’s now 40 dead,” Ibrahim Farinloye, southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management ...