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4 Jul 2019
The Senate has set up a committee headed by Ibrahim Gobir (Sokoto APC) to unravel the remote and immediate causes of the pipeline explosion that killed 15 persons and injured over 50 others at Komkom community in Oyigbo Local Council of Rivers State. The blast reported occurred when some workers from an unidentified firm were…
4 Jul 2019
The Benue State government has said it will conduct mass burial for persons who were burnt beyond recognition in the petrol tanker fire explosion that occurred at Ahumbe in Gwer East local government area of the state on Monday evening. Deputy governor of the state, Benson Abounu, who made the disclosure yesterday during a visit…
13 Jun 2019
A gas explosion has rocked SPAR shopping hall in Port Harcourt, injuring many and causing a major damage to the complex. The Guardian gathered that the blast occurred in one of the restaurants on the second floor of the busy facility near the Government House in the city. The Rivers State Police Command spokesperson, Nnamdi…
4 May 2019
A powerful explosion ripped through a chemical plant in Illinois injuring four people, with three others still unaccounted for, fire officials said Saturday. The blast took place at a silicone plant in Waukegan, 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Chicago, late on Friday night. A "very loud explosion sound and ground shaking" were reported in…
20 Jan 2019
An explosion killed five demining specialists in war-torn Yemen's central province of Maarib on Sunday, security and medical sources said. A pro-government security official, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity, said the the five were foreign experts working on the Saudi-backed Masam landmine clearance project. AFP could not independently confirm which countries they…
20 Dec 2018
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, yesterday in Abuja said the fire outbreak from a portion of the vandalised NNPC pipeline at Abule-Egba in Lagos will not affect adequate petroleum products supply in the state and its environs. Baru, in a statement by NNPC’s Group General Manager, Public…
7 Dec 2018
There has been panic in Lagos on Friday as a petrol tanker exploded near Lagos local airport. The tanker, according to our sources, exploded while discharging its content in the reservoir. It is yet to be ascertained if there are casualties as a result of the incident. Our sources, who confirmed these reports advised pedestrians…
31 Aug 2018
Tears flowed freely yesterday, some in anguish of their loss and others, for being lucky to be alive after narrowly escaping a tanker explosion. It was a horrible tale as victims and property owners recounted their losses after a tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, ran into a flour garden…
27 Jan 2018
A huge blast rocked a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, leaving at least 18 people wounded, an official said, in the latest apparent attack in the Afghan capital. "So far 18 wounded civilians have been brought to Kabul hospitals," health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh told AFP. AFP reporters heard a loud explosion that shook…
10 Sep 2016
At least 22 people have been killed and 70 injured, many critically, in a huge fire triggered by a boiler explosion at a Bangladeshi packaging factory, officials said Saturday as firefighters struggled to contain the blaze.
12 Jun 2016
The blast at Pudong Airport occurred near the check-in counter of Terminal Two in mid-afternoon, according to a statement on the official microblog of the Shanghai Airport Authority.
14 May 2016
Another explosion rocked a Chevron oil pipeline in Delta State yesterday, the second at a facility of the United States firm in the last one week.

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