Nigeria: Dana Crash - Relations Reject Mass Burial

Relatives of the Dana Air plane crash passengers have rejected a proposed mass burial for unidentified bodies at Mainland Hospital.

Photo: This Day

The scene of the Lagos aircraft crash on Sunday.

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    Daily Trust, 11 June 2012

    Students and staff of Federal Government Girls School (FGGC) Bwari were on Friday morning seen wearing mournful faces over the death of their Principal, Mrs Maria Okwulehie, who ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Sets Up Committee to Review, Audit Airlines

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    Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has disclosed that the federal government has set up a committee that will audit and review the operation of airlines in the country. read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA - More Questions Than Answers

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    Until-and only until-we get the full report of the investigation into last Sunday's Dana crash can we make valid pronouncements on who or what is at fault. However, this fact ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dana Crash - Relations Mob Health Minister in Lagos

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    Relations of victims of last Sunday's Dana Plane crash in Iju, Lagos, which killed the 153 passengers and crew aboard yesterday expressed displeasure over the delay in the release ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dana Crash - Hospital Releases Seven Bodies to Families

    This Day, 10 June 2012

    No fewer than seven out of the 29 identifiable bodies of victims of last Sunday's Dana Air crash were released yesterday to some of the bereaved families and relatives of the dead ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Passengers Abandon Other Airlines for Arik

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    Following the publication of the probable age of aircraft operated by Nigerian airlines, considerable passenger traffic has gravitated to Arik Air, which has now become the first ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Crash - Victims' Families Shun Minister, Demand Bodies

    Leadership, 9 June 2012

    Tension and emotions trailed the visit of the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, in Lagos as family members of the victims of Dana air crash openly demanded the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  N1.1 Million Recovered From Crashed DANA Aircraft

    This Day, 9 June 2012

    Not all the cash and personal effects of the victims of last Sunday's Dana Airline plane crash perished with them after all. read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Crash - Uduaghan Seeks Stiff Punishment for Culprits

    This Day, 9 June 2012

    Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has urged the federal government to apply stiff sanctions against all those found to have compromised their positions in the Dana crash ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Dana Tragedy - How I Escaped Death by the Whiskers (analysis)

    This Day, 9 June 2012

    Let me start first by apologizing for the absence of this column last week. Events beyond my control made it impossible for this column to be published. read more »