Delta Speaker commiserates with victims of gas explosion
The Speaker of the Delta House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, on Sunday commiserated with the victims of Friday’s gas explosion in Agbor
PDP endorses Delta government’s decision to legislate on gas plant location
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.
Let us avoid another gas plant explosion in Lagos
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…
Senate moves to avert further deaths through gas explosions
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…
Town planners consider new rules, regulations for gas stations, refill centres
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…
Gas blast kills five in Algeria
A gas explosion on Saturday killed five people and injured 16 others in the western Algerian city of El Bayadh, the civil defence said, adding that two houses were destroyed.
Victims recount losses as another gas explosion kills five in Lagos
An early morning gas explosion in the Baruwa area of the densely populated Ipaja metropolis, Lagos State, has left at least five persons dead.
Two feared dead, five injured in another Lagos gas explosion
Two persons were feared dead while five others were injured in another explosion that occurred in Orile-Iganmu area of Lagos State yesterday.
How 15 died in Lagos explosion
Amid horrid reminiscences of the January 27, 2002 bomb explosion in Lagos State, which occurred on a Sunday, panic and confusion ripped through the heart of the city...