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January, 2020

  • 17 January

    Another Petrol Tanker Burns In Onitsha

    A tanker laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) was gutted by fire in Onitsha, Anambra State, on Friday. Andrew Kumapayi, the Anambra State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident in an interview on Friday. Read Also: Another Petrol Tanker Loses Control, Falls in Onitsha Kumapayi …

  • 15 January

    Welder Burnt To Death, Three Injured In Another Anambra Tanker Explosion

    One person was burnt to death and three others were injured as another petrol-laden tanker exploded in Anambra State on Tuesday. The incident occurred at the Amawbia area of Awka, the state capital, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC). Providing more details, Andrew Kumapayi, the FRSC Anambra Sector Commander, said …

  • 14 January

    Fire Razes Ambulance Carrying Catholic Priest’s Mother’s Corpse To Mortuary

    The ambulance conveying the corpse of the mother of Alex Onyemata, a Catholic Priest, was on Sunday gutted by fire. Read Also: Women Cheat More Than Men In Marriages, Says Comedienne, Princess The vehicle, a Toyota Sienna, is said to have been carrying the corpse of late woman to the Mercy …

  • 11 January

    Fire Guts Petrol Tanker, Destroys Two Vehicles In Ogun

    A 33,000 laden petrol tanker was gutted by fire in Ogun State after part of its Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) content leaked out. The fire, which happened at Ajileti, on Idiroko road, caused two vehicles to be severely burnt, Akinwunmi Olaluwoye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety …

  • 11 January

    Trader Slumps As Fire Consumes Goods At Anambra Market

    A trader at the Old Automobiles Spare Parts Market in Anambra State slumped on Saturday after his shop at the market was gutted by fire. The incident, which occurred in the early hours of Saturday, destroyed properties worth millions of naira at the market situated in the Awada area of …

  • 8 January

    Mother, Three Daughters Killed In Yobe Fire

    A mother and three of her daughters were killed in a fire incident in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, on Tuesday. This was confirmed by Usman Habu, Damaturu Fire Station Officer, in an interview on Wednesday. According to Habu, the incident occurred at 11pm at Red Bricks Quarters, on Maiduguri …

  • 5 January

    Bush Fire: FAAN Reopens Port Harcourt Airport To Flight Operations

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the reopening of flight operations at the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) to the general public. Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, of the FAAN, said on Sunday in Lagos that the airport was on Saturday night closed due to the …

  • 4 January

    Fire Outbreak Disrupts Flight Operations At Port Harcourt Airport

    A fire outbreak on the runway of the Port Harcourt International Airport has disrupted flight operations on Saturday. Reports say the fire prevented a Dana plane from landing after it arrived from Abuja. It had to return to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. Also, a Max Air flight could not …

  • 1 January

    Fire Guts Zoo On New Year’s Day, Kills All Monkeys

    Fire gutted a German zoo in the early hours of Wednesday, killing all monkeys kept in the building. Krefeld Zoo stated that its “worst fears have become a reality” after its monkey house was razed in the inferno. The 2000 square meter enclosure housed rare Bornean orangutans, chimpanzees and marmosets, …

December, 2019

  • 31 December

    Fire Guts Kara Cattle Market Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

    Pandemonium erupted on Tuesday after an early morning fire burnt some parts of the popular Kara Cattle Market located along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Although no causalities were recorded, it was learnt that some stalls, goods and vehicles were burnt in the fire. A total of 40 shops, five storage facilities, …

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