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Damaged houses are seen on the following day at the site of an explosion at a machinery plant, in Liaoyuan, Jilin province, China November 24, 2018. Zhang Yao-CNS via REUTERS

Two killed, dozens wounded in China factory blast

Two people were killed and 57 wounded in an explosion at a warehouse in northeast China, the official Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) stands after placing a wreath at Anitkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara on November 10, 2018, on the 80th anniversary of his death.ADEM ALTAN - AFP

Recep Erdogan: Four Turkish soldiers die in munitions blast

Four soldiers were killed and about 20 injured in an explosion at an army munitions depot in southeast Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senate blames NNPC, DPR for death of over 150 citizens

The Senate on Wednesday blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for the death of over 150 Nigerians involved in spillage.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a press conference to launch the international trading of oil-backed cryptocurrency called Petro, on October 1, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Federico PARRA

Venezuela says suspected Nicolas Maduro attack plotter kills himself

Venezuela's government said Monday an opposition member accused of taking part in a failed drone attack on President Nicolas Maduro killed himself while in custody, but the opposition claimed he had been murdered.

Dynamite explodes near Rivers APC secretariat

However, party members and supporters, who blamed the ugly incident on the activities of miscreants, went back to the secretariat to continue with their

Over 40 people hospitalised as gas explosion rocks Lafia

An explosion from a gas filling station has rocked Lafia, the capital city of Nasarawa state.
People stand in the rubble at a car suicide car bomb scene on September 2, 2018 in Mogadishu.A suicide car bomb killed three security guards and injured several more people in the heart of the Somali capital Mogadishu. / AFP PHOTO / ABDIRAZAK HUSSEIN FARAH

Car bomb kills six outside Somali government office

Six people were killed and another 16 injured when a car bomb exploded outside a local government office in Mogadishu on Monday, Somali police and rescue workers said.
German refinery explosion

Eight injured in German refinery explosion

A fire erupted Saturday at a refinery in southern Germany following an explosion, injuring at least eight people and forcing authorities to evacuate almost 2,000 local residents, police said.

14 Passengers escape death in Ondo in tanker accident

Tragedy was yesterday averted as no fewer than fourteen passengers escaped death during the Sallah day celebration in Ondo State.
The actual stolen plane videoed by onlookers before it crashed near Seattle after a chase by F15 fighter jets. @drbmbdgty

Boy survives, eight die in Indonesian plane crash

A 12-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed eight people in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said Sunday.

Residents flee community as abandoned petrol tanker discharges content

Residents of Itele on Lafenwa-Ayetoro road, a border community between Lagos and Ogun States, have called on the relevant authorities to intervene without further delay by removing a broken down petrol-laden tanker already discharging its content.
egypt

Official: Three injured as car explodes in central Cairo

An explosion destroyed a car near a bridge in central Cairo on Monday after a collision, leaving three people injured, Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said.
An Egyptian policeman directs a firetruck to the gate of the Heliopolis petrochemical company after a strong explosion occurred in a chemical tank near the Cairo airport late on July 12, 2018, leaving a dozen wounded. A strong explosion at a chemical tank near Cairo airport in the east of the Egyptian capital has left at least a dozen people injured, the army said on Thursday night. / AFP PHOTO / Khaled DESOUKI

Blast at Cairo chemical site injures 12

A strong explosion at a chemical tank near Cairo airport in the east of the Egyptian capital has left at least a dozen people injured, the army said on Thursday night.
Otedola Bridge Fire

Lagos government begins identification of Otedola Bridge tanker explosion victims

The Lagos state government says it has commenced the identification of the victims of a petrol tanker explosion that took place at Otedola Bridge, Berger, on Thursday.

Pipeline explodes in Ogun

The tanker was heading out of Lagos towards the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when the crash occurred, engulfing at least 50 vehicles, leaving nine persons dead and four others injured
Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri

Zimbabwe minister denies losing breast after deadly bomb attack

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri was reportedly dismayed by a privately owned newspaper report that she lost her left breast in the bombing at an election rally that killed two people last week.
Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode visits tanker explosion scene, commends response team

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday evening visited the scene of the tanker explosion which occurred on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, describing the incident as sad and unfortunate.
Burnt bodies recovered at the scene of the tanker fire in Lagos

Witnesses speak on horror of Lagos tanker fire

Witnesses and survivors have recounted the horrific fire from an oil tanker that killed nine people and destroyed 54 cars when the tanker fell on Otedola Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Thursday evening.

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Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria May 10, 2018. (REUTERS-OMAR SANADIKI)

Syria regime denied claims of attack on Damascus airport

Syrian state media denies reports of an attack on Damascus international airport as residents of the area said they heard the sound of explosions on Sunday night
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government launches e-learning portal, targets 10 million users

Federal Government launches its Public Service Learning Management System (PSLMS) to cater to the learning needs of civil servants across Nigeria
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Abuja to host Cycling FCT in January

All is now set for Cycling FCT 2019 that will further create cycling infrastructure platforms, entrench cycling as a culture, a way of life that will change lifestyle and improve health in Nigeria, organisers say

I‘ll kill my husband if the court refuses to dissolve our marriage – Wife...

House wife tells the customary court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, that if the court failed to dissolve her marriage to her husband, she might end up killing him

Willie Obiano charges lawyers to uphold ethical standards

Anambra Governor Willie Obiano charges lawyers in the state to uphold their ethical standard and always play according to the rule of law to promote and foster cause of justice and professional standard