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Fire explosion was on Wednesday averted in Onitsha Anambra State when a fuel tanker crashed on top of the River Niger bridge, spilling its contents on the highway.
Officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nigeria Police Force and those of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps were all present at the scene of the fire
Hoodlums gave the disasters recorded in Onitsha, Nnewi, Agulu and Nteje communities in Anambra, between Wednesday Oct.16 and Friday Oct.18, the colouration of sponsored attacks, because the incidences occurred in quick succession.
Tanzania on Sunday laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.
It was at around 8.30am on Saturday when hell broke loose in the busy Tanzanian town of Morogoro, about 200 metres from the municipality’s Msamvu bus station.
Hundreds of commuters were stranded and, at least, four people injured on Tuesday as a commercial bus, maneuvering near a fallen fuel tanker, burnt beyond recognition, blocking the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge in Lagos.
The Lagos State Government is perfecting plans to prosecute the owner and driver of the ill-fated fuel tanker which exploded last Thursday on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the State’s Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, said on Monday.
A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
A former Senator, who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has warned that the killings in the southern part of Kaduna State is a threat to the peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.
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The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission the 29-kilometre Ogbia-Nembe Road in Bayelsa State. The road, built in conjunction with the Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, creates a land link to the ancient city of Nembe for the first time.
President Muhammadu Buhari has once again lamented the loss of the late publisher and businessman, Mallam Isma’ila Isa Funtua, describing his demise as a major national loss.
The imbroglio between Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) and the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) over jurisdiction in respect of stamp duty collection worsened on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old on Thursday joined the Italian capital side from Spanish club Tacón (Real Madrid), becoming the team’s third signing of the season following the arrivals of Spanish forward Paloma Lazaro and Italian goalkeeper Rachele Baldi.
Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu on Friday said the death toll during Thursday’s attack on Maiduguri by suspected Boko Haram has risen to six.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has ordered that churches and mosques be reopened from 7 August.
Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, is delighted to reach the Europa League after winning the FA Cup.
The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has described as false the news making the rounds that some of its principal officers had been indicted in an alleged N41 billion fraud involving the defunct Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL).