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Kiki Osibanjo reports those wishing her father dead to God

Professor Yemi Osibanjo’s helicopter crash on Saturday, February 2, 2019, has been met with mixed feelings.

Majority have expressed gratitude to God for sparing the Vice President’s life, however, many others wished he had been killed in the crash and have been vocal about these opinions.

However, Kiki Osibanjo, while pained by these negative comments on social media, has asked God to have mercy on those wishing her father dead.

Sharing a screenshot of one of such comments on her Instagram stories, Kiki noted that people could be heartless but praye3d for mercy for them.

As earlier reported, the Vice President and nine crew members survived a helicopter crash after the one conveying them crash-landed at Kabba, Kogi state on Saturday morning.

According to the reports, one of the VP’s brothers had been in the helicopter and survived the crash as well.

Kiki wrote alongside her post, “People can be so heartless and all I pray is God has mercy on them.”

Metro

Two lecturers die while returning from wedding (Details)

News reports have revealed the tragic death of two lecturers in a fatal accident on their way back from a friend's wedding ceremony.

The deceased, Zaharadeen Hussaini Kaita and Saib Abbantea, are reported to have been in a car with another friend identified as Yusuf Dot Java.

The news of the tragic loss which was shared on Facebook revealed that the trio was returning home after attending a friend's wedding in Malam Madori local government area of Jigawa State.

The car crash reportedly occurred Ringim-Kano road.

Kaita is said to have been a lecturer at Isa Kaita Polytechnic in Katsina, while Java is a lecturer at Nuhu Bakalli Polytechnic in Zaria.

Friends and family of the deceased...

Metro

5 dead as plane crashes into house in California

Five people have been reported dead after a twin-engine plane crashed into a house in Yorba Linda, Los Angeles, California.

US Officials have revealed that the pilot and four others were killed in the crash which occurred after the plane caught fire mid-flight and came apart.

Local Media reports that the flight got into trouble barely minutes after taking off from a local airport some 20 miles (32km) south-east of the city.

Firefighters at the scene of the crash informed local media that two people are being treated for burns at a nearby hospital.

Meanwhile, the names of the deceased are yet to be released.

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Ghanaians hold candle vigil to curse Nigerian kidnapper (photos)

Residents of Sekondi-Takoradi in Ghana have held a vigil following the disappearance of three young girls believed to have been kidnapped by a Nigerian man.

The Nigerian kidnap kingpin who is currently in police custody, Samuel Udoetuk Wills, issue aid to have abducted the girls late last year.

The Ghanaian Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, revealed that the girls are still alive as informed by the kidnapper's confession.

Hundreds of Ghanaian residents took to the streets with candles and lamps as they prayed for the safe return of Priscilla Mantebea Koranchie, 18; Priscilla Blessing Bentum, 21; and Ruth Love Quayson 18.

Report also says that the residents laid curses on the Nigerian suspect during the vigil...

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