Sunday, 16 March 2014

16 Feared Dead in Stampede at Immigration Job Test


16 Feared Dead in Stampede at Immigration Job Test


The employment test for recruitment into the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) conducted across the country Saturday, 15th March, 2014, turned deadly as stampede at three centers claimed the lives of 16 applicants and left scores injured.

Eight people were feared dead during a stampede at the National Stadium Abuja, FCT; five lives were lost at the Liberation Stadium, Elekahia, Port Harcourt, while three applicants were also feared dead in Minna, Niger State.

However, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed that seven people lost their lives and 40 were injured in the stampede in Abuja.

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