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Security and emergency personnel at the scene of Abule Ado explosion in Lagos on Sunday said they were yet to ascertain what caused the explosion which claimed one life and destroyed hundreds of property.

Lagos explosion: 25 die, 70 houses, vehicles destroyed

About 25 persons were believed to have died and over 70 houses de­stroyed in the gas explosion which oc­curred in the Abule Ado area of Lagos on Sunday. Several vehicles were also destroyed.
Many people have been feared dead and over 70 houses destroyed in Sunday’s pipeline explosion which rocked Abule Ado area of Ojo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

NEMA: Lagos explosion kills family of four, 11 others

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 15 corpses, including a family of four, have been recovered from the scene of Sunday’s explosion which occurred at Abule Ado, Trade Fair axis of Lagos State.

Nigeria commissions 2,200 fire service cadet officers, 150 drivers, 6 firefighting trucks

The Federal Government has commissioned no fewer than 2, 200 Regular Fire Service Cadet Officers as well as 150 drivers and 96 new firefighting trucks.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole can’t play God – Governor Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has insisted that the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole cannot play God in determining what happens in Edo State.
Osun state operation Commandant of the Federal fire fighting service, Isaac Adejobi, has disclosed that about thirty fire incidents were recorded within the space of a week in the state.

Official: Osun records 30 cases of fire outbreaks within a week

Osun state operation Commandant of the Federal fire fighting service, Isaac Adejobi, has disclosed that about thirty fire incidents were recorded within the space of a week in the state.
The Comptroller General, Federal Fire Service, Liman Alhaji Ibrahim, has assured Nigerians of the preparedness of the Service in ensuring the safety of all Nigerians and to respond to any emergency during the Yuletide celebrations.

Yuletide: Federal fire service set to tackle fire incidents during celebrations

The Comptroller General, Federal Fire Service, Liman Alhaji Ibrahim, has assured Nigerians of the preparedness of the Service in ensuring the safety of all Nigerians and to respond to any emergency during the Yuletide celebrations.
The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Central Business District (CBD), Olanrewaju Elegushi, has said the two buildings preceding No 43 Martins street, gutted by fired had been isolated to avoid disaster.

Inferno: Lagos government isolates buildings to avoid disaster

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Central Business District (CBD), Olanrewaju Elegushi, has said the two buildings preceding No 43 Martins street, gutted by fired had been isolated to avoid disaster.

Fire guts shopping plaza at Lagos market

A five-storey building that serves as a shopping plaza at Balogun market was gutted by fire in the early hours of Tuesday.

Osita Chidoka commiserates with victims of Onitsha tanker fire accident

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s tanker fire accident in Onitsha, Anambra.

DPR, fire service partner against illegal gas skid operators in Osun

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and the Federal Fire Service on Friday advised illegal cooking gas skid operators and filling stations in Osun to regularise their operations or risk being shut.

Fire service seeks EFCC’s partnership on fire forensic audit

The Federal Fire Service (FFS), Kaduna has sought the hand of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the conduct of forensic audits on fire disasters.

Federal fire service establishes 6 additional zonal offices

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) said on Thursday it had established six additional zonal offices to boost service delivery across the country.

Federal government approves five training schools for fire service

The Controller-General of the service, Dr Liman Alhaji Ibrahim, who said this in Abuja on Thursday, claimed that the FFS was now better repositioned for effective service delivery.

FG plans more fire offices in zones

The Federal Fire Service has said it will open more zonal fire offices nationwide for effective control of fire outbreaks in the country.

One killed, 10 injured in petrol tanker explosion on Abuja-Kaduna highway

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others were injured in a petrol tanker explosion at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: Security challenges threatening Nigeria’s existence

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has said the security challenges facing the country is threatening its corporate existence.

Board promotes 18,954 immigration, civil defence, prisons and fire service personnel

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.

Interior minister decorates new fire service chief

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Tuesday decorated, Liman Ibrahim, newly appointed Controller-General (CG), Federal Fire Service (FFS).

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Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

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