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Kano Fire Service saves 158 lives, N809m worth of goods in January

The Kano State Fire Service said on Monday that it saved 158 lives and goods worth N809 million from the 93 fire outbreaks in the state in January.

Sokoto records 11 deaths in 533 fire incidents

The Sokoto State Fire Service said on Thursday that it recorded 11 deaths and saved 77 lives in 533 fire incidents it responded to in the state in 2017.

My govt won’t tolerate barbaric acts – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from attacks and wanton killing of people, noting that his administration would not tolerate these barbaric acts.

Petrol tanker explodes near Anambra market

An articulated tanker laden with 33,000 liters of petrol crashed into Nkwo Ogidi market, Idemili North LGA, bursting into flames and razing down about 17 shops with goods worth millions of naira.

Firemen rescue man from burning house in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service, early Sunday morning, rescued 75-year-old Malam Magaji Sunusi, from a burning house at Jakara by Doguwa Quarters in Kano.

Presidential visit: APC in Nasarawa urges residents to give President Buhari rousing welcome

Philip Tatari-Shekwo, the Chairman of All Progressives Congress in Nasarawa State, has called on the residents to come out en-masse and welcome President Muhammadu Buhari during his state visit.

50-year-old woman rescued from pit latrine in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service on Friday rescued a 50-year-old woman, Hajiya Amina Mohammed, after she accidentally fell into a pit latrine at her residence.

Fire razes 100 shops at Ibadan plank market

No fewer than 100 shops, equipment and goods worth millions of naira were on Friday razed by an inferno at a section of Sango Plank Market in Ibadan.

Deaf man survives after being hit by train in Kano

A 28-year-old deaf man, Isa Abubakar, is receiving treatment at the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital in Kano after being hit by a moving train in Sharada Saberi area of the metropolis.

Kano fire service records 660 outbreaks in 2017 – official

The Kano State Fire Service said on Monday that no fewer than 123 lives were lost and 1, 721 lives were saved from the 660 fire outbreaks recorded across the state from January to December this year.

Over 20 shops, craft works worth N400m lost in Abuja craft village inferno

Mr Kanayo Chukwumezie, president of the African Arts and Cultural Heritage Association (AACHA) said over 20 shops and arts works were destroyed in the inferno that engulfed the Abuja Arts and Craft village Friday night.

Fire guts CTL studio in Umuahia

The mobile studio of Communication Trends Limited in Umuahia, the capital of Abia state, was on Wednesday gutted by the fire.

Candle fire kills two siblings in Lagos

Gloom enveloped Bola Oyewo Street, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos State, on Sunday after two siblings were killed in a fire incident.

Restructuring: Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara support devolution of powers

The position of Sokoto as presented by former deputy governor, Chiso Abdullahi, rejected the creation of new states, saying many states in the country at the moment are not viable.

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Abdu Maikaba: Akwa United will advance despite home defeat to Banjul Hawks

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Kogi youths back Toyin Akanle to replace Senator Melaye

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2019: President Buhari meets 13 APC governors in Daura

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