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10-year-old boy electrocuted in Kano

10-year-old boy electrocuted in Kano

Ted Odogwu, Kano Tragedy struck on Monday night at 44, Freetown Road, Sabon Gari, Kano, following the electrocution of a 10-year-old boy, identified as Ifeanyi Obodo. According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred moments after some officials from Kano Electricity Distribution Company allegedly disconnected power from a  house and left the cables on the rooftop. […] …

JSS pupil electrocuted in Benin

Students and others protesting the electrocution a Junior Secondary School pupil on Thursday blocked the Benin-Auchi highway, causing heavy vehicular traffic. The pupil, from Eyean Community Secondary School, Eyean, in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State, was simply identified as Benedict. A witness told the News Agency of Nigeria that the incident occurred while pupils […] …

BEDC official electrocuted during mass disconnection

BEDC official electrocuted during mass disconnection

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri An ad hoc technician attached to the Ughelli Area Office of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company has been electrocuted. The incident happened during a mass disconnection of debtors at the Low-Cost Housing Estate in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the deceased, simply identified as Theophilus, […] …

Pregnant woman, daughter electrocuted in family garden

Pregnant woman, daughter electrocuted in family garden

A 43-year woman, Sarah Namasobo; and her three-year-old daughter, Rehema Nandudu, were electrocuted while planting maize in their garden on Sunday evening. The chairman of Namanyonyi Sub-county in Uganda, Mr. Joab Jonabab Keki, confirmed the incident. “We have lost a mother who was pregnant and her daughter. We have reported the case to police,” Mr. Keki […] …

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