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15 Apr 2020
If not For the timely intervention of the Lagos State Fire Service, close to 20 shops would have been gutted in yesterday’s fire incident that occurred at Peace Estate, near Ogidan bus stop on Lekki-Epe Expressway
8 Apr 2020
Parts of Nigeria's Treasury House which houses the office of the accountant general of the federation in Abuja on Wednesday was gutted with fire. Emergency responders and firefighters are currently at the scene to put out the fire. The cause of the fire is yet to be discovered as at the time of filing this…
18 Mar 2020
An afternoon fire on Thursday gutted a four-bedroom bungalow in Rantya, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau.
5 Mar 2020
Some residents of Gindin Dorowa in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State are counting their losses following an outbreak of fire that gutted many bags of rice, rice processing machines
2 Mar 2020
Five offices at Freedom Radio in Kaduna State got burnt at the weekend with properties worth huge amounts of money destroyed. The Head of Operations, Abubakar Jiddah Usman, who confirmed the incident said the fire started around 2:30 am
21 Feb 2020
Three children have reportedly been killed in a midnight fire in a community in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was gathered that parents of the children were not at home when the incident happened. While the father of the kids, who was said to be a musician
20 Feb 2020
The Kano State Fire Service says 11 temporary shops and two permanent ones in a one-story building have been destroyed by an early morning fire at Singer Market on Ado Bayero road
2 Feb 2020
The Osun State Fire Services has confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in the fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street
25 Jan 2020
Some parts of the popular and biggest market in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, Swali Market, was yesterday razed down by an early morning inferno that lasted over one hour.
20 Jan 2020
The Kano State Fire Service on Monday confirmed that four shops were destroyed by fire at Kofar Ruwa Yan-Rodi Market in Dala Local Government area.
19 Jan 2020
Against the backdrop of a decrepit and ill-equipped fire service infrastructure in the country, there have been genuine concerns that the frequent market fires in several states could only wreck more havoc.
11 Jan 2020
At least six people died early Saturday in a fire at an old people's home in northwestern Croatia, police said. "The fire broke out in around 5:00 am (0400 GMT) and killed six people," apparently residents of the home


On 5th November 2021, MTN and Airtel confirmed, through their social media handles, the Approval-in-Principle (AIP) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Payment Service Bank (PSB) license. The approval is a step towards fulfilling their long-standing wish. The telcos have never hidden their desire to get fully involved with financial services. The large…
16 mins ago
Ahead of the new year, the BBC has named Multiple Award-winning author and Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie amongst its list of 100 inspiring and impactful women from around the world for 2021. Adichie is listed under the "Culture and Education" category, which consists of 31 women out of the 100 chosen. Under the post designated…
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The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting solution” to the violence “requires a broader political commitment to address the root causes of conflict.”  NEW YORK, USA, December 07, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Bintou Keita argued that, for stability to return to eastern Congo, “the State must succeed…
40 mins ago
 The latest global passport index has ranked Nigeria 103 out of 116 countries with the most powerful international passports in the world. Nigeria is sharing the 103rd position with Ethiopia in the 2021 Henley Passport Index. A Nigerian passport, according to the report only guarantees visa-free access to 45 countries of the world. The…
1 hour ago
A Kenyan police officer on Tuesday shot dead six people, including his wife, and wounded two others before turning the gun on himself, police said.