Tag: Fire

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August 13, 2013

Terrible: Fire razes 3 houses in Lagos

by Oge Okonkwo Three buildings were burnt to the ground by fire at Oworonsoki area of Lagos, destroying valuables worth ...

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August 7, 2013

Just In: Major fire shuts down Nairobi airport (PHOTOS)

A huge fire has broken out at the main international airport in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The Kenya Airports Authority ...

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August 1, 2013

Just In: Fire incident reported at Alausa, Lagos

by Isi Esene There are reports of a fire incident near the Central Mosque at Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos. Sources ...

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July 25, 2013

Sad news: Midnight fire wipes out family including a 2-month old baby in Osun

by Rachel Ogbu A terrible fire has claimed the life of a two-month old baby and her parents on Wednesday night ...

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July 20, 2013

N5 billion lost every year to fire disasters in Nigeria – Official

by Rachel Ogbu In the past few months, fire disasters have been recorded across Lagos and around the country. Just ...

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July 19, 2013

How goods worth billions of naira were lost in Coscharis warehouse fire [DETAILS]

by Rachel Ogbu Goods probably worth billions of naira were destroyed by the fire that reportedly engulfed the warehouse of ...

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July 18, 2013

Fire guts Coscharis warehouse in Lagos

by Oge Okonkwo According to eye witnesses, the fire started at about 4.00 am. The warehouse located at the Kirikiri ...

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July 12, 2013

Wickedness: Father and son douse boy in gas, light him on fire, then videotape it (PICTURED)

A man from Pennsylvania has been arrested for pouring a flammable liquid on his then-girlfriend’s seven-year-old son and setting him ...

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July 8, 2013

Mom from hell: Woman locks her family indoors and sets the house ablaze in Abuja

by Chisom Ukaegbu What will push an elderly woman to lock her husband and five children in the house and ...

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July 3, 2013

How fire gut Visafone office in Lagos

by Lucas Togan The national sales office of Visafone Communications Limited on Saka Tinubu, Victoria Island was gutted with fire on ...

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June 14, 2013

Tragic: Another fire destroys 150 shops in Anambra

by Rachel Ogbu Nothing less than 150 shops was destroyed by the fire at the Ekwulobia Main Market in Anambra ...

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June 11, 2013

“I lost about N7.5 million worth of goods” – Victims of Apapa fire cry for help

by Rachel Ogbu Tales of woe and desperation were captured yesterday following the fire at the Speedwell Plaza, otherwise known as ...

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June 10, 2013

Disaster: Fire razes 150 spare parts shops in Apapa

by Rachel Ogbu At least 150 shops, including properties has been burnt to the ground following a tragic fire Sunday ...

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June 6, 2013

Tragic: Police stop father from saving his 8-month-old baby from a burning building

The father of an eight-month-old baby who died tragically in a house fire was Tased by police after he tried ...

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May 19, 2013

Rumour mongers will destroy themselves – Polytechnic rector threatens students over, well, everything

by Hauwa Gambo During the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede in Owerri’s latest Quarterly General Assembly (wait… what?!), its rector, Dr. Celestina ...

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April 27, 2013

How sad: 21-year-old mother charged in fire deaths of her 4 children

(Photo: Gavin Jackson, AP) A 21-year-old mother of four whose children died in a mobile home fire was charged Friday in connection ...

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April 1, 2013

So, so sad: 5 children aged between 2 and 10 die in house fire in France (PHOTO)

Five children have died in a devastating fire that tore through a house in northern France. The children, who were ...

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March 28, 2013

Poverty protests: 6 people have set themselves on fire in less than a month in Bulgaria

Six people have set themselves on fire in Bulgaria in less than a month. Three have died. The death by ...

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March 14, 2013

Fire guts Gov. Amosun’s house in Ogun

by Akan Ido There home of the governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun located at the Housing Estate, Ibara, Abeokuta ...

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March 7, 2013

Chinonso Writes! Even the theft couldn’t quench his fire – What about you?

by Chinonso Ogbogu You see, we all came into this world with a gift. And while we’re still here, there’s ...

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March 2, 2013

PHOTOS: The Tinsel Studio after today’s fire

by Isi Esene The Phillips Warehouse Building at Ojota, Lagos which was razed by fire on Saturday is a shadow ...

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March 2, 2013

Terrible: Fire razes Tinsel studio in Lagos (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido The entire SuperSports studio in Ojota, Lagos, has been razed by fire. The building known as the ...

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January 20, 2013

Nightmare: 9-year-old nearly burns to death after her night gown suddenly goes up in flames

Fabric softener may have caused the nightgown of a 9-year-old girl in Washington State to burst into flames, leaving her ...

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January 17, 2013

Just In: U.S. regulators ground Boeing 787 Dreamliners over fire risk

U.S. and Japanese authorities have ordered airlines to stop flying their Boeing 787s until they can show they’ve fixed a ...

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January 15, 2013

Ikeja City Mall management releases press statement over fire incident

by Isi Esene With regards to the fire incident which happened at the Ikeja Shopping Mall earlier today, the management ...

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January 15, 2013

Fire guts a section of the Ikeja Shopping Mall

by Akan Ido A section of the Ikeja City Mall reportedly caught fire earlier today. One of the stores in ...

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January 9, 2013

Fire guts Alaafin of Oyo’s palace, burns cash, raze 21 rooms

The palace of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has been gutted by fire. The inferno razed down about ...

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January 2, 2013

New Year Inferno: Fire razes 5 houses in Ikoku market in Port Harcourt

by Tari Tamuno A fire on New Year’s day destroyed five houses near the Ikoku spare parts market in Port ...

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December 31, 2012

Lagos deputy governor’s residence catches fire, electrical fault blamed

by Isi Esene There was panic yesterday as news spread that the official residence of the deputy governor of Lagos, ...

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December 28, 2012

Obasanjo assesses fire damage, bursts into victory song [DETAILS]

by Isi Esene The Hilltop mansion belonging to the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo which reportedly started around 4:30pm ...

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