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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
4 Jan 2020
An early fire outbreak in a Yoruba fishing settlement in Iwokpom community, Ibeno local government area of Akwa Ibom state has rendered thousands homeless.
4 Jan 2020
A section of Ogbete Main Market, Enugu was gutted by fire yesterday afternoon, destroying shops, goods among other items worth several millions of naira.
1 Jan 2020
It was the worst possible way to begin the New Year for some traders at the popular cattle market also known as ‘Kara’ close to the Berger Garage along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway
23 Dec 2019
Three days to Christmas, traders at the Ekiosa market in Benin, Edo State capital, may face a bleak celebration following the Sunday afternoon fire that razed the market
1 Dec 2019
Fire on Sunday destroyed 15 shops and damaged other property at the Owode-Oniri Market in Lagos State.
18 Oct 2019
About 48 hours after the petrol tanker accident resulted in a fire disaster at Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in Onitsha.
17 Sep 2019
Agriculture in Nigeria is a critical aspect of the nation’s economy, providing direct employment for about 30 per cent of the population, while the sector contributes about 24 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product, according to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics.


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About N3.62 billion fraud have been perpetrated through the Automated Teller Machines (ATMs); Point of Sales (PoS) machines, mobile and other electronic channels and cash as of third quarter of 2022.
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The eighth edition of the African Diaspora Investment Symposium (ADIS) opened yesterday in Silicon Valley, California, United States, with discussions bordering on engaging the networks of African Diaspora in pushing development on the continent beyond remittances.
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The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has said the major drawback of the governorship/state Assemblies election remains the widespread violence that permeated through the states of the country.
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A fasting Muslim is expected to not do anything that the Almighty has forbidden. In other words, the value accruable to the believer would be redeemed in full once we keep all our limbs and organs away from sin.
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Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, were on Thursday found guilty of "conspiracy to facilitate and arrange travel with the aim of exploitation," by an Old Bailey jury.