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

Pictures: Another 400 boko haram members surrender to Nigerian troops

September 9, 2021 Editor 0

Following onslaught from superior fire of NIgeria’s Armed Forces, another set of Boko Haram members numbering over 400 have surrendered to the Nigerian troops. Reports say the terrorists gave up terrorism from their sites in Bama and Mafa on Thursday September 9, 2021. The list is as follows, BAMA (1)Male- 259. (2) Female-43 (3) Children-70 MAFA (1) Male-35 (2) Female-23 Read More

2 bandits shot dead during gun battle with police in Ogun

August 30, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a suspected kidnap syndicate have been shot dead by men of the Ogun state Police Command during a gun battle at Itori area of Ewekoro local government of the state. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, Monday. Oyeyemi stated that the two suspects met their waterloo Read More

4 confirmed dead as police repels attack to free armed robbers in Osun

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Thursday, confirmed death of four suspects in the attack on police van taking suspected robbers to Ilesa correctional centre, Wednesday afternoon. The police explained that an attack by some hoodlums to prevent suspected robbers from being taken to the correctional centre after court had remanded them, was repelled by security operatives who engaged them in a Read More

BREAKING: Fire outbreak pulls down furniture, other shops in Anambra community (VIDEO)

August 23, 2021 Editor 0

Raging fire on Monday consumed entire furniture and surrounding shops in Nibo, Awka South local government area Anambra state. A video circulating on social media revealed that the shops are located along Amawbia-Nibo road, almost opposite a government-owned community health centre, popularly known as Maternity. According to an eyewitness, the fire burnt commercial properties including ready-made upholstery house and office-fitted Read More

Wike promises N5m monthly for maintainance of FFS firefighting trucks

August 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has pledged five million monthly to the Federal Fire Service (FFS) for the maintenance of firefighting trucks in the state. He made the promise during the commissioning of one modern firefighting truck, Basic Life Support Ambulance (BLS) and one water tanker in Port Harcourt. In a statement released Friday in Abuja and signed by the Read More

BBNaija season 6: Pere fires warning shot at housemates (VIDEO)

August 11, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The current Big Brother Naija, Season 6, Head of House, Pere, has warned his fellow housemates that he will not tolerate any form of disrespect to his office. He warned the housemates to take note of their designated chores and not disrespect him. Pere said this on Wednesday after gathering other housemates in the lounge for a meeting. According to Read More

Fire disasters: Fayemi urges Nigerians cooperation with firefighters to improve response time

August 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, has asked Nigerians to cooperate with officials of the State and Federal Fire Services (FFS) to improve response time to fire incidents. The governor, however commended Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Dr. Ibrahim Liman, for the provision of operation truck by his agency to the state. Speaking Friday during the commissioning of Read More

Fuel explosion: DPR, NGO train downstream on MISTDO

August 2, 2021 Moh Bello Habib, 0

In an effort to avert petroleum explosion in filling stations, Department of Petroleum Resource in collaboration with a Zaria based non-Governmental organisation, Raudha Technology have trained petroleum pump attendants on Minimum Industrial Safety Training for Downstream Operations (MISTDO). Flagging off training which lasted 2 days held Zaria Institute of Information and Educational Technology Zaria, Kaduna state Controller, Department of Petroleum Read More