4 burnt to death in Lagos tanker explosion

No fewer than four people and five vehicles were burnt yesterday morning at Barracks Bus Stop, along the Mile 2, Orile-Badagry Expressway after a tanker carrying 33,000 litres of fuel toppled over and exploded. Director of Lagos State Fire Service (LSFS), Mr. Musibau Rasaki,...

275 die in auto crashes in one month

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC has revealed that 275  perished in auto crashes nationwide, between December 2018 and January 15,2019. The  Corps Marshal of the FRSC,  Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, in his review of the 2018 special end of year patrol tagged ...

Christmas tragedy: Family of 3 roasted by gas fire

Three members of a family at house number 27, Mabel Street, off Etete road, Benin City have been burnt to death on Christmas Day. The family- husband, wife and their baby, who could not be identified, were consumed by the fire before help could get to them. The owner of the...

100 shops, 50 vehicles burnt by pipeline vandals

100 buildings including houses and over 50 vehicles were yesterday destroyed after a raging fire caused by vandals burnt through Abule Egba and Agege area of Lagos . The fire which started at about 2 am in front of a private school at 4, Segun Akinola Street, opposite Tiper...

Truck crushes conductor in Lagos

A truck yesterday crushed its conductor at Iyana Isolo, along the Oshodi/ Apapa Expressway, Lagos.     The truck was involved in an alone accident.   It was gathered that the truck without number plate was driving outward Isolo, heading towards Cele when the driver...

9 die in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash

Nine persons died Tuesday in an accident involving a Mercedes-Benz Marcopolo bus and an Iveco truck in the Aseese, Ibafo area of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.     Ogun State Sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Clement Oladele, confirmed the...

Black Friday in Abia as 60 die ,100 injured in pipeline explosion

It was a black Friday for the people of Osisioma in Ngwa community in Abia State as an explosion from petroleum pipelines killed over 60 people, injuring over 100.   Property worth several million were also gutted by the fire from the explosion. It was gathered that the fire...

Journalist, son die during a fire outbreak

A Journalist, Dickson Akinwumi and his son have died during fire outbreak in his office on Awolowo way, Ikeja, Lagos.     The publisher/founder of Brand Campaign who recently celebrated seven years anniversary of his magazine, and his son had decided to sleep over in...

3 drown in Delta as SUV plunges into river

Three persons were drowned after a Sports Utility Vehicle took a plunge into a river along the Okuokoko/Agbarho area of the East-West Road in Ughelli area of Delta State. Three other occupants of the vehicle were rescued.     The vehicle, with registration number DK 653...

18 roasted to death, scores injured in Nasarawa gas explosion

Tragedy struck Nasarawa State Monday as 18 persons were burnt to ashes and many others injured following a gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia, the capital of the state.     Many vehicles were also burnt to ashes.     A source near the filling station...
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