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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.
Flood in Kebbi

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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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.