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Kano Fire Service receives 38 distress calls in two weeks

The Kano State Fire Service said on Friday that it received 38 distress calls from different parts of the state within the last two weeks.
ENUGU — GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, last week, advanced the public utility sector with five made-in-Nigeria mini fire fighting trucks to enhance the services being rendered by the Fire Service in Enugu State.

Enugu boosts fire service with five Innoson fighter trucks

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, last week, advanced the public utility sector with five made-in-Nigeria mini fire fighting trucks to enhance the services being rendered by the Fire Service in Enugu State.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senator Lawan holds emergency meeting over security threats to National Assembly

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called on the nation’s heads of security agencies to tighten security at the National Assembly to avert any security breach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president wants security beefed up at National Assembly

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

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.
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NSCDC arrests woman over alleged illegal sale of LPG in residential area

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 29- years-old nursing mother for alleged illegal sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in a residential area of Lafia metropolis.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo’s house gutted by fire

The house of former President Olusegun Obasanjo situated at the Ita-Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, has been gutted by fire.

Fire guts Mogadishu Cantonment in Abuja

An early morning fire Wednesday gutted the mammy market located at the Mogadishu cantonment popularity known as Abacha barracks in Abuja.
Fire on Sunday gutted the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Fire guts INEC office, residential building in Anambra

Fire on Sunday gutted the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
A building in South Campus of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State was late Wednesday razed down by the fire.

Fire razes female hostel in Ede polytechnic

A building in South Campus of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State was late Wednesday razed down by the fire.

Woman sets self ablaze in Kano

The woman, identified as Rabi, was said to be unhappy with her husband, Malam Badamasi, for marrying an additional wife.
Two persons were reportedly feared dead in a multiple pipeline explosion that blazed through Abule-Egba axis in Lagos. 5

Lagos pipeline explosion: Two bodies recovered – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Sunday, said that two bodies had been recovered from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline at Ile Epo axis of Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Fire guts old market in Sokoto

The Sokoto Fire Service has confirmed a fire outbreak which gutted part of the old market in Sokoto which destroyed about 20 shops.

One confirmed dead over Anambra spare parts market fire

At least one person has been confirmed dead, following Saturday’s fire that gutted the Mgbuka Obosi Spare Parts Market in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra.

Three shot dead as fire razes Oyo market

Pandemonium has broken out in Oyo town after an early morning fire razed larger part of the ancient Akesan market with the men of the nearby fire service unable to curtail the situation.

Fire guts popular Urhokpota hall in Benin

A midnight fire has razed a section of the famous Urhokpota hall in Bénin City, the Edo State capital. Urhokpota (“Okpota’s gate”) hall was first built during the reign of Oba Ozolua in the 15th century.
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - Wildfires burning across Australia's two most-populous states Tuesday trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties and caused at least two fatalities.

Australia orders evacuations from fire-ravaged towns

Australia has given thousands of tourists less than 48 hours to evacuate fire-ravaged coastal communities as the country braces for a weekend heatwave expected to fan deadly bushfires.
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Yuletide: NEMA sensitises motorists on safety measures

The Operations office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Niger state has launched operation “Eagle Eye” exercise to sensitise road users on the need to embrace safety measures during the yuletide season.

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This was disclosed by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who presided over the meeting of PEBEC at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
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Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
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Four killed in India clash ahead of Donald Trump arrival

A policeman was among at least four people killed in New Delhi on Monday during violent clashes over a contentious citizenship law, local media said, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in the Indian capital for an official visit.

Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.