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4 Feared Dead In Fresh Akwa Ibom, Cross River Communities Clash

Four people have been feared dead with scores injured in the renewed boundary crisis between Oku Iboku community in Akwa Ibom and Ikot Offiong in Cross River. 324 more words


Scores injured as Hausa scrap dealers allegedly attack residents of Itiam Etoi community, Akwa Ibom

Photos: Scores injured as Hausa scrap dealers allegedly attack residents of Itiam Etoi community, Akwa Ibom

Three persons are feared dead and scores injured following clashes involving Hausa/Fulani scavengers and local residents of Itiam Etoi community in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. 717 more words

General News

Unfinished Nigerian chapel collapses with heavy fatalities

Nigerian church collapse
Dec. 12, 2016 (GIN) – Newly-installed steel girders supporting a megachurch filled with Nigerian parishioners snapped abruptly during a Saturday church service, trapping hundreds and leaving a trail of tragedy for close to 200 congregants who lost their lives, according to local sources. 338 more words



Last week Saturday (10th December, 2016) was a day of state-wide mourning as a church building gave way during service killing over 200 worshippers as mentioned by sources. 321 more words

Public Health News

Nigeria mourns victims of building collapse

All flags are flying at half mast in Nigeria’s south-east Akwa Ibom state to mourn the at least 100 people who died when a church building collapsed in the state capital Uyo on Saturday. 48 more words

How Ini Edo escaped the Reigners Church tragedy

Nollywood actress Ini Edo would have been at Reigners Bible Church when its roof collapsed, killing dozens of people.

The Special Assitant on Tourism to Akwa Ibom State Governor narrated how she escaped death and condoled with families who lost their loved ones in the tragic incident via a post on instagram. 196 more words


Church Building Collapse: Akwa Ibom state government to investigate.

The Akwa Ibom state government released a statement confirming the presence of the state governor, Emmanuel Udom, at the Reigners Bible Church, Uyo, when it collapsed today killing over 50 persons. 165 more words