A pregnant woman reportedly gave up the ghost after she delivered a set of twins in Lagos.
1st News gathered that the pregnant woman identified as Bunmi Muri died around a park on Ogooluwa Street, in the Oko Oshodi area of Bariga, Lagos State.
It was revealed that the woman died along with her twin babies during delivery.
It was reported that the pregnant woman was on her way to visit her husband when she went into labour and some residents took her to a corner to have the babies.
The 35-year-old, however, died alongside the twin babies.
A resident, Felix Chidi, noted that woman was successfully delivered of one of the babies and died while attempting to deliver the second baby.
“From what we gathered, she was going to collect something from her husband who worked in a park. But on her way there, she went into labour and was taken to a corner to deliver the babies.
”She was delivered of the first baby but died while giving birth to the second baby.
”The deaths happened because there was no experienced medical practitioner to deliver the babies.”
Their corpses were removed by the Lagos State Ambulance Service and deposited at the Yaba General Hospital.
In other news, a man identified as Mutiu Shonayo beat his own wife to death in Ogun state on Christmas day.
The Ogun State Police Command confirmed that the 37-year-old man murdered his wife. The incident occurred during a physical altercation in their home on Christmas day.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi revealed this in a statement.
He explained that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday; following a complaint lodged by the father of the deceased at a police station in Abeokuta, the state capital.
On the strength of the report, the Divisional Police Officer in Ibara, Dada Olusegun, was said to have mobilised operatives and went after the suspect.