Pipeline explosion averted in Aboru, Lagos
The Agbado/Oke Odo Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it averted an oil pipeline explosion in the Aboru, Agbado/Oke Odo Local Council Development Area
Agony, misery persist as incessant pipeline infernos remain untamed
In the early hours of Sunday, March 15, 2020, residents of Abule Ado, a suburb of Nigeria’s commercial city, Lagos, woke to their daily lives, and never expected the unusual.
‘I lost two family members, life has lost its meaning’
Twenty-four hours after an explosion rocked Abule-Ado in Lagos State, the tears of its residents continued to flow yesterday as they recounted the ordeal. As the sun rose, the distraught residents besieged the scene trying desperately to make sense of the terrible devastation
Pipeline explosion victims sue federal government
The victims of the pipeline explosion in Osisioma Ngwa local government area of Abia state, have sued the federal government at the Abia State High court over alleged failure to take care of them.
Abule Egba pipeline explosion: Victims yearn for government assistance
Like many others, 53-year-old lady, Mrs. Christiana Ogundemi, and her family got their dreams well laid out as they coasted into 2020, but only three weeks into the New Year, all that went up in flames at their No. 7 Musa Eromon Street residence, Abule Egba, Lagos.
NNPC boss Kyari visits Abule-Egba pipeline explosion scene
Mele Kolo Kyari the Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has arrived at the scene of the Abule-Egba pipeline explosion. NNPC said Kyari was in Abule-Egba "for on-the-spot assessment of the scene of yesterday's unfortunate pipeline explosion." The explosion, which happened on Sunday night, left three persons dead, while many trucks and houses…
Two bodies recovered from scene of fresh Lagos pipeline explosion - NEMA
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said that two bodies had been recovered from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline
Two feared dead in Lagos pipeline explosion
Two persons were feared dead following a pipeline explosion in Isheri Olofin area of Alimosho Local Government, Lagos.There was palpable apprehension and pandemonium when residents woke up with the sound of the heavy explosion...
Pipeline explosion hits Lagos suburb
A pipeline explosion Thursday morning forced residents to flee for safety at Isheri Olofin, Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, It was learned that the explosion occurred as a result of pipeline damaged by vandals within Gloryland Estate. However, casualties are yet to be ascertained as the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA)…
Documentary On Nigeria's Most Fatal Pipeline Explosion, Premieres This Week at AFRIFF
On November 13th, award-winning journalist Eromo Egbejule's directorial debut Jesse: The Funeral That Never Ended premieres at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Lagos. The documentary film is the previously untold and emotionally gripping story of another community in the oil-rich Niger Delta whose gift became a curse.
10 Ijegun pipeline fire victims die in hospital - Official
The Lagos State Government, said on Monday that 10 victims of the July 4 Ijegun pipeline explosion have died due to severe and high degree burns suffered from the inferno. The Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Health, Dr Titilayo Goncalves, made this known on Monday in Lagos. Goncalves said that three of the victims died…
Black Wednesday in Lagos as pipeline explosion razes over 50 vehicles, 100 houses
It was a tragic Wednesday for residents of Awori, Abule-Egba, Oja-Oba, and Abattoir area of Oko-Oba, Lagos State yesterday, as buildings, vehicles and other property running into millions of naira were burnt to ashes in an early morning inferno.