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Properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed As Petrol Tanker Crashes into Petrol Station, in Akure.

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Fire guts storey building in Lagos

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Federal Road Safety Corps establishes fire fighting unit in Kaduna

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“I had just finished buying fuel from the filling station when this driver rammed his truck into the people and killed the traders. I counted nothing less than seven dead bodies lying flat on the floor as it was a gory accident,” said an eye witness.   At least seven people were killed on Wednesday …

Fire has gutted a one storey building at 4, Aguda road, Beside Big Treat, Omole, Ogba area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.   Fire Fighters Magazine gathered, the fire started from the boys ‘quarters before it spread to the main building.   The Lagos State fire and rescue service responded swiftly to the incident   No …

The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has established a Fire Fighting Unit to save lives in accidents that involve fire outbreaks.   The Sector Commander, Umar Ibrahim, made the disclosure in Kaduna during the flag-off ceremony of the 2018 Ember Months Campaign tagged: “Safety Driving, Safe Arrival”.   …

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State command has said that vehicles impounded for contravening traffic rules at construction sites would not be released until January next year. The Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele, made this disclosure at the Ember Months campaign organised in collaboration with the Shell Nigeria.   According to …

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it has restored bulk electricity supply to Funtua Transmission Substation, in Katsina State, after fire from a faulty Kano DisCo 33kV line affected the substation’s protection and control panel.   A statement by the GM (Public Affairs), TCN said the recent incident began with explosion sound accompanied by …

Construction workers are said to have feared in a trapped 7-storey building that collapsed in Port Harcourt on Friday 23/11/2018, NAN reports.   NAN reports that several construction workers were at the site when the building, located at Woji Road in the Government Reserved Area of the city, collapsed.   An eyewitness account indicated that …

The Presidency on Wednesday 21st November, 2018 said that recent attempts to smear the person of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will not distract him from empowering and protecting Nigerians in line with the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.     This was contained in a statement issued by the Presidential Aide on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi …

The Kano State Fire service on Wednesday 14th November 2018 said an early morning fire has razed a building and a shop at Rijiyar Zaki Quarters within Kano metropolis.   The spokesperson for the state fire service, Saidu Mohammed, who made the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano, …

As efforts are being pulled together to save the environment and economy from huge loss arising from fire disaster, Omolabake Fasogbon examines the National Fire Safety Code and the need for its strict enforcement   In 2013, when the Federal government approved the National Fire Safety Code, which was believed to be long overdue, many …