Nigeria is Still Mourning


As the country mourns the victims of the Dana crash, President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed the government will deal decisively with any official found culpable.

Nigerian Dana Air Crash

  • Nigeria:  Untold Love Story of Family of 10 Killed in DANA Crash

    Leadership, 8 June 2012

    One of the most tragic stories from the ill-fated flight - Dana Air 992 - that crashed in Lagos last on Sunday is that of Mrs. Maimuna Anyene, a Connecticut-based Nigerian woman, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA - Counting the Dead and Conning the Damned (One)

    Vanguard, 8 June 2012

    IF it were possible, I'd really like to avoid using the word "tragedy"- not only because it's trite and over-worked, but also because, in this instance, the term is woefully ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Plane Crash - Who Will Wear Her Wedding Gown Now?

    Vanguard, 8 June 2012

    THE Somolu family in Lekki area of Lagos and the authorities of a private school in Mafoluku, Laureates College and Kiddies' Kingdom Private School, are in deep mourning and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Crash - Ghosts' Scare Grips Iju Residents

    Vanguard, 8 June 2012

    Following concerns over alleged plans to bury victims of Sunday's Dana plane crash at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, some residents of the area have appealed to the authorities not to bury the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Crash - Aviation Experts Kick Against Obakpolo Probe Panel

    Vanguard, 8 June 2012

    There has been strong criticism by aviation experts and stakeholders on the decision by the Federal Government to set up the Group Captain John Obakpolo-led panel to probe last ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dana Admits Ill-Fated Plane Had Engine Failure

    Daily Trust, 8 June 2012

    Officials of Dana Airline, owners of the ill-fated plane yesterday confirmed that it had engine failure based on the pilot's distress calls to the control tower at about 2:42 pm. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Panel On Dana Crash Uncalled for, Says AON Chairman

    Leadership, 7 June 2012

    Dr Steve Mahonwu, Chairman, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), on Thursday said that the committee set up by the Federal Government to investigate last Sunday Dana Air crash was ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Three Days? but We Mourn Everyday

    Vanguard, 7 June 2012

    "You travel by road, tankers will catch fire; by air, plane crashes; you sit in your house, a plane comes to meet you; you go to church or even a mosque, Boko Haram will come after ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Dana Crash - Beyond the Tears

    Daily Trust, 7 June 2012

    It is difficult to put emotions aside in moments like this and write with a clear head. The anger is understandable. The sadness is palpable. The eyes are swollen with tears. To ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Identified Bodies Have Not Been Released - LASG, DANA Air

    Vanguard, 7 June 2012

    Lagos State Government and the management of Dana Airline, yesterday, justified the delay in releasing the 52 identifiable bodies deposited at the Lekan Ogunsanya mortuary of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Scene From the Dana Air Crash

    This Day, 7 June 2012

    The ill-fated Dana flight J992 which crashed in Lagos on Sunday, killing all passengers on board could have made emergency landing in Ibadan, Oyo State, as it developed engine ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dana Crash - We Are Mourning, Says CBN

    Daily Trust, 7 June 2012

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it has lost eight of its staff in the ill fated Dana Air that crashed on Sunday in Lagos. read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Dana Crash, Wake-Up Call for Regulatory Agencies'

    Daily Trust, 7 June 2012

    The Dana plane crash should serve as a wakeup call for regulatory agencies of government to strictly monitor institutions under them to avert dereliction of duties, Director ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Crash - LASUTH Releases 26 Identified Bodies

    Leadership, 7 June 2012

    The management of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, has released a list of 26 victims of the Dana Air plane crash that have been identified by their relatives. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Deadly Crash - Heads Will Roll, Says President

    Daily Trust, 7 June 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan said the Federal Government will deal decisively with any official found culpable in the Dana plane crash that killed over 153 people in Lagos on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dana Crash - Navy Mourns Fallen Hero

    This Day, 7 June 2012

    Nigerian Navy has expressed grief over the loss of one of its own, Navy Commodore Datoru Abi-Kalio, who was among those that perished in the ill-fated Dana Air craft last Sunday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Jonathan's Remarks At FEC in Honour of Victims of Dana Plane Crash

    Nigeria First, 6 June 2012

    Remarks by his Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, at a special session of the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in honour of victims of Dana ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  At Dana Crash Site, It's Different Strokes

    This Day, 6 June 2012

    After about six years of virtual air safety in Nigeria besides minor skirmishes, the country was thrown into mourning on Sunday when the Lagos-bound Dana plane from Abuja crashed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dana Crash - Jonathan Vows to Deal With Culprits

    Leadership, 6 June 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday assured Nigerians and international community that the Federal Government would deal decisively with culprits of Sunday's DANA plane crash. read more »