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Kano fire service receives 11 false alarms in two weeks

The Kano State Fire Service on Tuesday said 11 out of the 73 distress calls it received in two weeks were false, possibly from prank callers.
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Fire guts Ibadan NNPC depot

Fire on Wednesday gutted the Apata Ibadan depot of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation.
Pope Francis said Sunday he was late to his weekly Angelus prayer because he had been stuck in a Vatican elevator and had to be freed by firemen.

Pope Francis says got stuck in Vatican lift, freed by firemen

Pope Francis said Sunday he was late to his weekly Angelus prayer because he had been stuck in a Vatican elevator and had to be freed by firemen.

Kano fire service saves 16 lives, valuables in July

The Kano State Fire Service said it saved 16 lives and goods worth N15 million from 32 fire incidents across the state in July alone.
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Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu counsels emergency responders against unhealthy rivalry

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has advised agencies of government to shun unhealthy rivalry that would hamper the delivery of quality service to residents of the state.

Newspaper vendors in Awka embark on strike

Newspaper distributors and vendors in Awka, Anambra, on Monday, embarked on an indefinite strike, following alleged clamp down on their members by officials of the state government’s agency.

Fire guts Enugu market, destroys goods worth millions of naira

An early morning fire at Amaigbo Market in Obiagu, a sprawling suburb in Enugu, on Friday, has destroyed goods worth millions of naira.

Stakeholders: Why Kogi can’t manage flood disasters

Stakeholders in emergency and disaster management say Kogi lacks the human power, skills, finance and equipment to effectively and adequately manage flood disasters which have become a perennial problem in the state.

Kano fire service receives 31 distress calls in two weeks

The Kano State Fire Service says it received 31 distress calls from different parts of the state within the last two weeks.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised people living in urban areas to evacuate refuse on waterways as well as those in flood prune areas to move to higher grounds.

NEMA, stakeholders brainstorm on flood mitigation in Niger, Kwara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised people living in urban areas to evacuate refuse on waterways as well as those in flood prune areas to move to higher grounds.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate rejects planned closure of Enugu airport

Senate has rejected moves by the Federal Government to downgrade Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Eleven-year-old girl dies in well in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service on Tuesday confirmed the death of an 11-year-old girl, Fatima Abdullahi, in a well in Zaura Ganduje, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state.

Early morning fire razes 13 shops in Lagos market

An early morning infeno on Wednesday consumed no fewer than 13 shops located at the Agbara Market, along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos.
The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

Suspects: We took N5 million ransom to free Lagos Fire director

Two suspects allegedly involved in the recent kidnap of Lagos State Fire Service Director, Mr. Rasaki Musibau, and six others, had confessed collecting N5m ransom before releasing them.

Fire razes 35 shops in Kano market

The Kano State Fire Service says 35 temporary shops have been destroyed by fire at Kurmin Yan-nama Market in Kano State.

FRSC: Fuel tanker crashes into caterpillar in Anambra

A tanker laden with about 40,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit on Thursday rammed into a moving caterpillar, the Anambra State command of the Federal Road Safety Commission has revealed.
The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

Police arrest two suspects who allegedly kidnapped Lagos fire service chief, six others

The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.
Lagos State Government has urged Lagosians not to despair over the abduction of the Director of the State Fire Service, Mr Rasaki Musibau, assuring that all hands are on deck to ensure that he returns safely with other victims.

Lagos: We’ll ensure safe return of abducted fire service boss, others

Lagos State Government has urged Lagosians not to despair over the abduction of the Director of the State Fire Service, Mr Rasaki Musibau, assuring that all hands are on deck to ensure that he returns safely with other victims.

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