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22 Nov
Thirty-eight people were killed and two were injured in a fire at a factory in central China, state media said Tuesday, with authorities blaming workers for illegal welding.
14 Nov
Starting the year in stellar form with her single- Stand by Me, featuring Seyi Vibez, Ijekimora is back at it again- this time with a searing House number titled Fire. With a plan to set dance floors ablaze from Lagos to Cape Town. Ijekimora and Busiswa complement each other with prodigious efficiency on this one…
7 Nov
A fire that broke out at an oil export facility in southern Iran was brought under control without causing any damage, according to local media.
7 Nov
Experts in the nation’s insurance sector have called on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to adopt insurance policies to mitigate business risks and ensure sustainability.
6 Oct
Two people have been burnt to death while 12 vehicles were gutted by fire in a petrol tanker explosion that occurred at the Sango-Ota Old Toll Gate Plaza, along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in Ogun State. The incident occurred early Thursday morning, leaving three other people with burns. Adeseye Margaret, the Director of the Lagos State…
4 Jul 2021
Over 10 shops and businesses worth millions of naira were, on Friday, destroyed by fire in Ogoja Local Council of Cross River State.
24 May 2021
Kaduna State College of Nursing and Midwifery has confirmed the death of one of its students, Lydia Dantata, in a petrol filling station fire opposite its Kafanchan campus. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that about 10 students of the school were caught in the fire at the petrol station where they had gone…
19 Jan 2021
Several properties have been razed after a petrol tanker exploded in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital on Tuesday morning. Trouble started at about 8:00 a.m. when the petrol tanker lost control and crashed into a commercial avenue, spilling its content. A motorcyclist was killed during the accident, Peoples Gazette reported, adding that the tanker driver was…
11 Sep 2020
The Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Mr Salami Bolaji, has described Thursday’s fire incident at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Headquarters...
21 Aug 2020
Thick smoke blanketed large areas of central and northern California on Friday as more people fled some of the biggest fires in the state's history which have raged largely uncontrolled
23 Jun 2020
Tears flowed freely as traders stood aghast gazing over rubbles of the famous Oba Market in Benin City, Edo State, which was gutted by fire yesterday morning.
26 May 2020
Popular general purpose market, Ogbogonogo market, Asaba has been gutted by early morning wild fire. As at the time of filing this report, cause of fire was yet unknown. The market is located along Nnebisi Road, Asaba. It was however gathered that the fire did not spread to the main building complex. Details later

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