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6 Jan
A Laboratory scientist attached to government hospital Abraka, Ethiope East Local Council of Delta State, Mrs. Ame Onyelo has died of wounds sustained during a cooking gas explosion.
13 Dec
Rescuers were searching Monday for two missing people among the rubble of collapsed buildings on the Italian island of Sicily after seven people including a pregnant nurse died in a suspected gas explosion.
17 Nov 2021
Tragedy struck yesterday at Papa Ajao in Mushin Local Council of Lagos State, following explosion of industrial gas cylinders that killed five people.
22 May 2021
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the explosion occurred barely 24 hours after one person was killed and another injured in a gas explosion at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library on Thursday.
21 May 2021
A gas explosion, yesterday, rocked the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State. At least two people were feared dead in the explosion, which occurred at the Marque Event Centre in the premises of the library.
19 May 2021
A 34-year-old woman and her two children have been reportedly burnt beyond recognition in a gas explosion at Amekpa area, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
25 Jan 2021
The Speaker of the Delta House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, on Sunday commiserated with the victims of Friday’s gas explosion in Agbor
24 Jan 2021
The PDP on Sunday described Delta government’s decision to legislate on location of gas plants in the state as a step in the right direction.
24 Jan 2021
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, confirmed that four persons died and 11 were hospitalised, following an explosion, which occurred at Osadebe Gas Plant, along the expressway
30 Oct 2020
Sir: Barely a week after a gas explosion in Baruwa, Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State that claimed no fewer than five lives, razed 25 buildings, 16 shops and a private school building, another plant is reportedly being sited along the ever-busy Demurin/Alapere road, Ketu, part of Lagos. A non political, Non-Governmental Organisation in the state, the Social and…
14 Oct 2020
To avert unwarranted deaths and destruction of properties caused by gas explosions, the Senate has urged regulatory and licensing authorities to review its licensing regimes. The regulatory agencies include the Department of Petroleum Resources, (DPR), State Town Planning Authority, the Fire Service and the Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC). The Senate is challenging the agencies…
12 Oct 2020
Amid reoccurring incidences of gas explosion in Nigerian cities, town planners are spearheading new rules and regulations to tackle the menace. There have also been positive responses from the authorities and other relevant stakeholders, who believe that the trend to establish gas stations and refill centres in all nook and crannies should be regulated. The…

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