Three persons lost their lives while 11 others sustained various degrees of injury in a road accident when a Mazda bus somersaulted near Makun city on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway on Friday.
Officials said 49 people were killed and another 40 were injured when a bus fell into a gorge in a hilly region in southern India on Tuesday.
The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps said on Saturday that one person died while three others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mercedes Benz bus and a tricycle on Idiroko Road, in Ogun.
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Ladi Lawanson, Commissioner for Transportation, gave the figures at the 2018 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark the three years in office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at Alausa, Lagos.
Three people are in critical condition after the accident at around 5 pm on Friday (2300 GMT Friday) in the central province of Saskatchewan, near the town of Tisdale.
As earlier reported by The Eagle Online, the defender died after a clash between Kano Pillars and his former club, Enyimba FC of Aba, in Kano on Sunday in a Nigeria Professional Football League match.
Clement Oladele, the Ogun Staye Sector Commander of the FRSC, told the News Agency of Nigeria in an interview in Ota, Ogun State that the accident occurred at Wazobia, at about 9am.