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Governor Fayose’s chief of staff loses family house to fire outbreak

A building allegedly belonging to the family of Mr. Dipo Anisulowo, the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State Governor, has been razed to the ground by fire.
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Video: Malian ‘spiderman’ offered French citizenship after saving dangling child

French President, Emmanuel Macron, has made a citizenship offer to Mamoudou Gassama, an undocumented immigrant from Mali.

Video: Malian man climbs four storeys to save dangling boy in Paris

A young Malian man was hailed a hero on Sunday after he sprang into action to save a four-year-old child danging from a fourth-floor balcony by single-handedly scaling the facade of the building and hauling the youngster to safety.

Firefighters Day: Anambra loses N506 million in 68 fire incidents between December and April

Mr Martin Agbili, Fire Chief and Director, Anambra State Fire Service, disclosed this during the celebration of the 2018 International Firefighters Day (IFFD) in Awka on Friday.

Police see mental illness behind deadly German van attack

German authorities investigating a deadly van ramming attack focused Sunday on mental health problems of the driver, as the city of Muenster mourned for the two people killed on a sunny afternoon at an open-air restaurant.

Dog kills mother, son in Germany

A 52-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son have been found dead at their home in northern Germany after apparently being mauled by their Staffordshire terrier, police said Wednesday.

Angry Russians slam firefighting at Kemerovo blaze

When Nadezhda Vostrikova learnt that a fire had started at a shopping mall, trapping her daughter and many others inside a cinema, she ran for help. But the four firefighters she found on the top floor of the mall, where the cinema was located, said they could not go in.

Five killed in 24-hour Philippine hotel blaze

Five people have perished in a raging inferno that tore through a hotel and casino complex in Manila, authorities said Monday, after firefighters battled more than 24 hours to douse the flames.

Three killed, 23 injured in Philippine hotel fire

Three people were killed and 23 injured by a major hotel fire in the Philippine capital Manila on Sunday, with others plucked by helicopter from the rooftop of the building engulfed in thick black smoke, authorities said.

Dozens killed in fire at Korean hospital

At least 41 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a fire at a hospital in southern South Korea.

Fire razes Imo deputy governor’s house, gas station

Fire on Wednesday and Thursday gutted five houses in different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital, including that of the state’s Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere.

School dormitory fire kills at least 24 in Malaysia

At least 24 people, mostly teenage boys, have died after being trapped in a burning Islamic school dormitory.

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