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Ibrahim Farinloye

10 Jul
Two people died and 14 are missing after a passenger boat capsized in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, emergency officials said on Sunday
1 Apr
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received 129 Nigerians stranded from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
24 Dec 2021
Tragedy was averted on Friday at Isale Odo, LASU Road, in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, following the containment of a pipeline explosion. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Coordinator, South-West Zonal Office of the National Emergency Management Agency, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos. Farinloye said the explosion was caused by…
18 Jun 2021
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says three bodies have so far been recovered from the scene of Thursday night’s tanker explosion on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos State.
16 Feb 2021
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle conveying 45 persons on Monday burst into flames near Anthony Bus Stop, Ikorodu Road, Lagos, causing panic among road users.
29 Jul 2020
No fewer than 10 passengers escaped death on Tuesday’s evening when their boat capsized on Lagos Waterways, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
22 Feb 2019
The suspects (named withheld) were apprehended after they were identified by their victims during the profiling of 164 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from the volatile North African country.
1 Nov 2018
No fewer than 141 Nigerians, including 11 pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). Mr. Segun Afolayan, Chief Planning Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Lagos. Afolayan…
17 Jul 2018
Last weekend, there was a rare harvest of deaths in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State when 12 persons, including a mother and her two sons, were swept...
22 May 2017
Barely three days after a three-storey building collapsed at Ilasamaja area of Lagos State, another two-storey building collapsed on Saturday at Ebute-Meta area.
18 Nov 2016
The gloomy details of crashes on Nigerian roads are disturbing. Their crippling effects on the social and economic wellbeing of the country are no less alarming.

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The Federal Government has cautioned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over disobeying the order of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) to call off its ongoing strike.
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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
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Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
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Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
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As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.