VIDEO: Fire guts another popular market in Lagos

January 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Lagos market in Balogun has gutted by fire. The cause of the fire which started on Thursday is still known but the men of the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services have responded to a distress call concerning the incident.

Pictures: Again, fire wrecks havoc in Anambra

January 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fire has razed a foam industry in Nodu market, Okpuno in Awka south local government area of Anambra state. The multi-million goods were destroyed by fire on Monday night. Effort put in place to put off the fire was not enough as the industry was totally destroyed.

New Year Day tragedy: Couple die in mysterious fire

January 1, 2023 Editor 0

A former staffer of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and his wife have been killed in an early morning fire incident at their Government Reservation Area (GRA) residence in the Ibara area of Abeokuta, Ogun state. The tragedy, which occurred shortly after the couple, Kehinde Fatiniye, and his wife Bukola, returned from a cross-over church service on New Year day, is Read More

Pictures: Fire razes houses in Rivers

December 30, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fire has gutted several houses in Elekahia area of Rivers state on Friday. The incident which had since rendered several people homeless started around 8:30 am. Goods and properties worth millions of naira were lost in the inferno which was reportedly caused by a kerosene explosion.

Breaking: Uneasy calm as fire guts Abuja’s filling station

December 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fire has gutted a major filling station in the nations capital, Abuja. Conoil filling station located in Area 10, Abuja, reportedly caught fire around 3:53 pm on Saturday. An eyewitness, Ette Samson, a graphic designer at the UTC Area 10 market, advised residents to stay away from that axis. He said, “The fire started from the storage of the filling Read More

VIDEO: Fire razes Onitsha main market

November 28, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Concerned traders at Onistha in Anambra State have called on Governor Chukwuma Soludo and the federal government to find permanent measure towards resolving fire outbreaks across markets. Some of the traders, Chief Dan Okeke and Madam Olikaeze, made made the call while reacting to the early morning fire incident that destroyed buildings and other multi-million naira worth goods at Kano Read More

Pictures: Fire guts popular park in Jos

November 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A popular motor park in Jos has been gutted by fire. A section of the popular motor park in Jos, better known as NTA park was on Wednesday night gutted by fire.The fire which started around 7:30 pm was said to have lasted for several hours before it was eventually put off by men of the fire service. The chairman Read More

One killed as fire raze van in Lagos

November 1, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A vehicle belonging to the police unit, Rapid Response Squad (RSS) in Lagos, was on Tuesday gutted by fire at the Providus bank in Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos state. This was revealed via the RRS Twitter handle.According to RSS’ tweet, their officers escaped with injuries but some a live was lost in the incident. “RRS vehicle on patrol Read More

VIDEO: Another fire incident wrecks havoc in Lagos

March 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The building belonging to the Lagos state Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC), in the Ogba area of Lagos state has been razed by fire on Tuesday morning. The distressed onlookers were said to have called the attention of the Lagos State Fire Service as others made frantic efforts to put out the fire.

VIDEO: Pandemonium as fire wrecks Nigerian Law School

February 17, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Lagos campus of the Nigerian Law School, located at Ozumba Mbadiwe street, Victoria Island, was gutted by fire on Wednesday night. Blueprint gathered that the fire caused by an electrical fault started at 10pm from the first floor of the five-story building hostel, housing about 1500 law graduates on the Lagos campus. The fire was however, contained when hostel Read More

Breaking: Fire razes petrol station in Abia (VIDEO)

January 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fire has reportedly razed a fuel station identified as Master Energy in Umuahia, the capital of Abia state on Saturday. Blueprint gathered that the fire started after a petrol tanker caught fire and exploded inside the filling station. The fire however, stopped commercial activities along Aba road as fire fighters are already at the scene making effort to quench the Read More

Breaking: Shops burnt as explosion rocks Anambra (PICTURES)

January 28, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Many shops and buildings burnt as Petrol tanker exploded at the Upper Iweka junction of Onitsha, Anambra state commercial city on Friday. The fire which started at 8.30am had caused a long standstill of vehicles in and out of Onitsha. Fire service both from Anambra and Delta states have arrived the scene and are battling to quench the fire amid Read More

Building institute seeks Abuja markets management’s support to curb fire incidents

January 11, 2022 Muhammad Abdullahi 0

The Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute has pledged to collaborate with Abuja Markets Management Limited in an effort to curb the growing case of fire disaster in markets and shopping facilities across the country. The Head, Fire and Safety section, Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI) Surveyor Longtau Pirmak gave the hint while leading a team from NBBRI Read More

Fire guts Anambra food market

January 4, 2022 Blueprint 0

Goods and items worth several millions of naira were on Saturday destroyed when fire gutted the Obi Isiedo Foodstuff Market in Nnewi, Anambra State. Martin Agbili, the chief fire officer in Anambra, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Awka. Mr Agbili said the fire service received a distress call at 10.25 p.m. on Saturday that there was a Read More

Fire destroys Kuje apartment, render occupants homeless

December 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

A raging fire has burnt down a two- bedroom apartment located at Chukuku community, a suburb of Kuje area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Our correspondent reports that the fire began in the early hours of Thursday while the occupant of the residents were outside with their children. Speaking to Blueprint during the incident, the occupant of Read More

Buhari now global climate action leader, champion – APC group

November 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, is now recognised as a global climate action leader and champion due to his commitment to climate change. The group said ambitious and impactful climate action will no doubt be one of the many positive legacies of Read More

Fresh relief for Kebbi market fire victims

October 13, 2021 Haliru Sarki Kende, 0

Perhaps, his military versatility might have informed Colonel Samai’la Bature Chama of the many deficiencies that tamed the socio-economic growth of Kebbi state created in August 27, 1991. He might also tap the soldierly instincts to conclude its lower entrepreneurial disposition to top the rest. It can’t however be disputed that Kebbi, a once leading ancient kingdom, was naturally the Read More