Tag: Fire

December 21, 2012

Panic as fire guts Lagos International airport

by Isi Esene There was panic yesterday at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, when fire gutted a section of the ...

November 22, 2012

Sad Wednesday: Fire guts TheNews office, UNILAG medical hostel

by Isi Esene The headquarters of the weekly magazine, TheNews, located at Acme Road, Lagos, was yesterday evening gutted by ...

October 27, 2012

Fire guts Balogun Market in Lagos Island (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene Fire has gutted the multi-storey Euro-Asia Plaza in the popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island. The cause ...

October 24, 2012

TICKER: Hero Alert: Meet the 12-year-old boy who risked his life to save his grandmother from raging fire

A 12-year-old boy carried his grandmother to safety after a propane heater exploded in their home and started a fire ...

October 18, 2012

TICKER: “I was dreaming of barbeque” – Woman who set house of fire while “sleep-walking”

A Kentucky woman claimed to be sleepwalking when she set fire to her apartment, as her heavily-medicated son slept inside. ...

September 26, 2012

Man sets wife on fire for accepting wine from friend at party (GRAPHIC)

by Akan Ido Janeth Odehgbe, a 35-year-old food seller was recently set on fire by her husband for receiving wine ...

September 9, 2012

Hello NITEL? Telecoms operators threaten to leave North

by Stanley Azuakola There are fears that the telecommunications sector in Nigeria, especially in Northern Nigeria will be set back ...

July 26, 2012

Mystery fire kills woman in Festac Town

by Isi Esene The commander, Festac Fire Station, Mr. Chinyere Azubuike, has confirmed the death of a 67-year-old woman on ...

July 21, 2012

Oil vessel burst into flames at Abuloma waterfront

by Isi Esene The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Rivers State Sector Commander, Dr. Kayode Olagunju confirmed to newsmen that ...

June 26, 2012

Mainstreet bank dismisses 800 workers

by Tolu Orekoya 800 workers from the former Afribank Plc (now Mainstreet Bank) got their pink slips on Friday last week. The ...

May 18, 2012

PHOTO: Tanker explodes in Lekki this morning, traffic at standstill

by Hauwa Gambo Sad news coming from the Sangotedo area of the Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos this morning. A tanker has ...

February 24, 2012

And the attacks continue; another primary school set ablaze in Maiduguri

A primary school in Maiduguri was yesterday set on fire. This comes in the same week in which another non-denominational school ...

February 22, 2012

“Worst in recent years”– Friends of the Earth on Chevron Oil Rig Fire in Nigeria

According to the BBC, a Chevron representative, Lloyd Avram has stated that a gas-fuelled fire burning in waters off the ...

January 17, 2012

Chevron: Rig catches fire off Nigeria’s delta

(AP)  LAGOS, Nigeria — An offshore rig exploring possible oil and gas fields off Nigeria’s coast for Chevron Corp. caught ...

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