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Protesters attend a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the yellow vest movement in Nantes, France, Nov. 16, 2019.

Yellow vest protesters mark anniversary with rallies, violence

France's yellow vests staged demonstrations Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of a protest movement for greater economic justice that once captured international headlines.
A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja on Monday, officials said.

Fire breaks out at FIRS headquarters

A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service in Abuja on Monday, officials said.
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.

REC: 18 Firemen, 174 policemen deployed to INEC office in Kaduna

The Federal Fire Service has deployed 18 Firemen to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaduna State, as a proactive measure to tackle any fire incident.

Official: Firemen rescue five people from burning house in Kano

Officials of Kano State Fire Service Firemen on Tuesday night rescued a child and four adults trapped in a burning house at Yakasai behind Rimi Market in Kano.
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Flood ravages 400 houses in Kano

Flood ravaged no fewer than 400 houses in Bar’kwari community in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State on Sunday afternoon.

Six rescued from collapsed building in Kano

Firemen have rescued six persons trapped in a building which collapsed on Wednesday evening at Gwammaja in Dala Local Government area in Kano.

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.

Fire destroys NEMA’s warehouse in Lagos

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) warehouse at Ikeja in Lagos, was on Saturday gutted by fire.
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Video: Trump Tower fire kills one, injures four

An elderly man died late Saturday and four firefighters were injured after a blaze erupted on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York, officials said.

Governor Ambode reiterates commitment to repositioning fire service

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday reiterated his administration’s commitment to repositioning the Department of Fire Service to meet global standards of fire prevention.

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DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore’s sureties can effect his release

The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.

Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.