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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
Fire has gutted popular Tejuosho market in Lagos. Eyewitness said some shops at the market have already been engulfed in the inferno, and it is unclear if fire service officials have arrived the scene. Details loading…
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
Property worth millions of naira has been destroyed as fire gutted a yet to be identified building at Greg Ogbuife street in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital. The General overseer of Omega Power Ministry, Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, made the announcement. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the cleric said, “Just got a message now. Serious fire on my street and Read More
A popular Karmo market was went in flames early Thursday morning after an electrical spark triggered another fire incident within, Blueprint reports. As at the time of filling this report, there was no official confirmation to the cause of fire outbreak. Details loading…
Several shops in Apongbon area of Lagos state have been destroyed as fire gutted the area on Wednesday morning. It is unclear yet as to what led to the fire but report has it that the fire affected the bridge.. Motorists around the area are advised to take alternative roads. As at the time of filing this report, fire fighters Read More
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.
A Fire outbreak on Friday night broke out at Ladipo market in Lagos destroying goods worth millions of naira. Several shops situated at a section of the market called – Aguiyi Ironsi International Trade Center, Paramo, Ladipo Market were razed during the incident. BBC Pidgin confirmed that the fire started around 11am but the cause is yet to be ascertained Read More
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
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
Residents of Onitsha turned out to a street of Onitsha to witness explosion of a petrol tanker. The thick inferno as a result of the explosion sent many to scamper for safety on Friday morning.
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
The offiice of the Lagos state metropolitan area transport authority, on Saturday, gutted by fire. The Lagos state Traffic management authority, LASTMA on twitter confirmed that the fire service unit are on ground at the scene in Ajah area of the state. Details loading…
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
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
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
Two filling stations located close to Onitsha-Enugu expressway are said to have been engulfed by fire. The incident which its cause was not ascertained as at the time of filling this report spilled to closeby buildings and vehicles. Men of the state fire service are reportedly battling the fire incident in a bid to bring it under control. A short Read More
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
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