Thursday, October 3, 2013

Update: Lagos Plane Crash. Agagu's Wife not on board, son survives with minor injuries, Corpse intact

From Channels TV:

The coffin of the late Ondo state ex-governor was found near intact, his son is one of the survivors rescued, while his wife, Agagu's brother, Femi, and others arrived Akure earlier in a separate flight.

Authorities say they have to get in touch with the families first before making manifest public, as plane was chatered.

As at 3:10 pm the death toll is 16 with 4 survivors

Update: Associated Airline Plane Crash. Official Press Release

Body of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, recovered in the  Associated Airlines plan
 Update 2.30pm

 Press Release
An Embraer aircraft operated by Associated Airlines with Reg No SCD 361 enroute Akure from the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, crashed shortly after take-off at about 9.30 am local time. The plane had 20 passengers and 7 crew members on board.
Emergency rescue operations commenced immediately by a combined team of Fire Service and security personnel . Some persons pulled out from the aircraft have been rushed to the hospital while a few dead bodies have been recovered, The rescue operations is still on-going.
Joe Obi
SA (Media)  to the Hon. Minister

Husband requests his wife to Marry a virgin for him

Culled From Vanguard

Nasarawa - Mohammed Audu, 51, of Tudun Wada, Mararaba in Nasarawa State, has asked a Grade 1 Area Court sitting at Aso Pada, to order his wife, Maryam, 25, to marry a virgin for him.

Audu, who made the request on Wednesday at the resumed hearing in a case instituted by his wife who sued for divorce, said he would agree to the divorce, if the wife could marry a virgin for him.