Tag: tanker

tosin adesinaOctober 19, 2018

As 2019 approaches, Nigerians must demand for safer ways to transport petroleum products

While we are yet to get over the June 2018 Otedola bridge fire accident, the Abia pipeline explosion occurred recently ...

AzeezDecember 13, 2017

20 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes in Lagos (PHOTOS)

At least 20 vehicles were burnt after a tanker laden with fuel fell and exploded in Festac on Wednesday. See ...

AzeezDecember 13, 2017

Tanker explodes, 20 vehicles burnt in Festac

A tanker laden with petrol has fallen on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos state, burning at ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 8, 2016

Just In: Many feared dead as petrol tanker explodes in Edo

A tanker explosion has reportedly killed many persons at Abudu, in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo. According to The Punch, the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

Petrol tanker with smuggled rice intercepted

The Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted a petrol tanker and about 25 other vehicles loaded with smuggled bags of rice, The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

Tanker crushes driver to death in Lagos

A tanker in the early hours of Sunday crushed a man to death at Ikorodu roundabout in Lagos, The Nation ...

AzeezSeptember 25, 2016

Oil tanker crushes car, one killed in Lagos (PHOTOS)

The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) said a tanker laden with PMS in the early hours of Sunday fell on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 4, 2016

Trailer falls at Ojuelegba, causes gridlock (PHOTOS)

Just when people thought the menace of falling trailers ended with 2015, a trailer in the Ojuelegba axis of Lagos ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 10, 2015

How tanker driver crushed naval officer to death in Apapa

by Chinwe Okafor A tanker driver, identified simply as Mike, has crushed to death a 47-year-old naval officer, Tali Muhammed, in the Apapa area of ...

Ada IgboanugoMarch 18, 2015

Lagos tanker explosion kills three, guts market in Ikorodu

by Chinwe Okafor A petrol tanker went up in flames on the Odo Eran Road in the Ikorodu area of ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 30, 2015

Hospital tanker explosion kills 3, leaves several injured in Mexico

by Chinwe okafor  A gas tank lorry exploded outside a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and ...

Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Tragic: Fatal accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

by Akan Ido A fatal accident happened on the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday morning. In the accident, two Mazda cars ...

May 25, 2014

Tragic news: NYSC member crushed to death by fuel tanker in Kwara

by S’ola Filani   A vehicle conveying petrol on Saturday evening crushed to death, a member of the National Youths ...

November 25, 2013

Tragedy: Tanker explosion leaves 3 people dead, 4 others injured in Katsina

by Adeola Balogun A fuel-related inferno has led to the deaths of three people  in Katsina State after vehicles transporting ...

October 26, 2013

Tragic news: 6 people die as 2 fuel tankers explode in Kaduna

by Adeola Balogun An inferno resulting from a fuel tanker explosion has left 6 people dead in Kaduna State. The ...

August 1, 2013

Tragic: 7 people die as fuel tanker loses control in Lagos

by Isi Esene Seven people were yesterday killed at Ogolonto bus stop near Ikorodu, Lagos, when a fuel laden tanker ...

January 22, 2013

Nigerian tanker hijacked in Ivory Coast

Armed men have seized a Nigerian tanker carrying 5,000 tons of jet fuel in the Ivory Coast port of Abidjan, ...

January 9, 2013

Fuel storage tank explodes in Lagos – See Photos

by Akan Ido An oil vessel on Wednesday morning exploded at MRS Tin Can depot in Lagos, causing panic. Details ...

January 6, 2013

Tragic Sunday: 13 dead as petrol tanker and commercial bus collide and burst into flames in Osun

by Funso Ajewole 13 people are feared dead after a petrol tanker rammed into a commercial bus at Odo Oba ...

August 6, 2012

Tragedy strikes again: 5-year-old girl dies in a petrol tanker accident

by Isi Esene A five-year-old girl died yesterday on Iwo Road, Ibadan, when a bus she was riding in drove ...

OluwapelumiJune 15, 2012

Here and There: Somehow we have passed shame, by Amma Ogan

by Amma Ogan Being in Lagos at the time of the Dana Airlines plane crash was like looking on at ...

June 2, 2012

Sad: Two serious accidents in two days on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

by Stanley Azuakola It was another sad scene on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday night, as about twenty-four vehicles were ...

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