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Tank Farm fire: LASEMA urges calm
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Thursday night urged Lagos residents around Ijora Badia, where Oando Tank Farm is located, to remain calm as efforts are being made to put the fire which occurred at the facility under control. LASEMA Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said in a statement that a combined response team,…
Panic as fire guts Oando tank farm in Lagos
The fire was still raging as at press time last night. The fire was seen from other areas of the state more than seven hours after the incident happened. A source confided in The Guardian that the tank capacity was 7.5 million litres of petrol, approximately about 222 fully loaded trucks.
Seven feared dead, others injured as another building collapses in Lagos
No fewer than seven persons have reportedly died and many trapped in rubbles after a three-storey building collapsed in Obalende area of Lagos State yesterday
Epe Berger bridge disaster: Truck, 3 bodies recovered
Three bodies and the six tire Volvo truck which plunged into the Epe River late Friday night were yesterday, recovered. The Volvo truck fell off the Berger bridge at Epe into the Epe River after it collided with a truck and was only retrieved about 1 p.m yesterday afternoon. Three adult males were also recovered…
Fire razes shops at plank section of boundary market, Ajegunle
Traders of the plank section of the boundary market, at the Ajegunle area of Lagos were still counting their loses...
Iju-Ishaga tanker explosion: 30 injured, 23 buildings, 15 vehicles destroyed – Official
The Director-General, Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu has confirmed that 30 adults were injured, 23 buildings and 15 vehicles were also destroyed by the Iju-Ishaga tanker explosion. Oke-Osanyintolu made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after putting out the fire at about 6:00 pm on Thursday…
3-storey school building collapses in Lagos
A three-storey building of the Excell College, a private school in Ejigbo, Lagos, collapsed on Saturday, two days to reopening of secondary
Commuters call on Sanwo-Olu to fix Iyana-Isolo road abandoned for two years
Road users around Iyana-Isolo area of Lagos State have called on the state and local governments to repair a bad spot that has been left to deteriorate for more than two years before more lives will be lost to the dreaded spot.