Home / AFRICA / Dozens missing after boat capsizes in Nigeria

Dozens missing after boat capsizes in Nigeria

At least 21 people are missing after a boat accident in eastern Nigeria.

Local media reports that the boat was carrying 23 people when it capsized on River Benue.

The Benue state police say two people have been rescued so far.

The people were reported to have been travelling for a Christian convention when the accident happened.

Local media reports quote eyewitnesses saying the boat was overloaded.

Police are searching for the missing people.

Source: bbc.com

About Elvis Anokye

Check Also

The Anti-Finance Bill protests, mostly led by Generation Z (Gen Z) and human rights activists, started in Nairobi on June 18 against government plans to raise $2.7 billion in additional taxes.

Go Home, While It’s Still Safe, Says Activist Mwangi During Deadly Kenya Protests

The Anti-Finance Bill protests, mostly led by Generation Z (Gen Z) and human rights activists, …

Jakey Jake Waka Fast Fet. Shadow Boxxer X Super Laj

Sierra Leonean rapper, Jakey Jake releases new single dubbed, “𝗪𝗮𝗸𝗮 𝗙𝗮𝘀𝘁” featuring both 𝗦𝗵𝗮𝗱𝗼𝘄 𝗕𝗼𝘅𝘅𝗲𝗿 …