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Governor Seyi Makinde and Alaafin Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi at the flag off ceremony of Akesan market reconstruction in Oyo.

Oyo governor flags off N781.7 million reconstruction of Akesan market

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday flagged off the reconstruction of the Akesan market in Oyo town which was razed by inferno on Jan. 5.
Lion Heart Genevieve Nnaji

Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Tankers explosions: FRSC diverts traffic on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced diversion of traffic on Lagos–Ibadan Expressway, following an explosion involving four trailers on Sunday morning at Kara Bridge.

Female passer-by burnt to death as tanker loses control on Ibadan expressway

A female passer-by was on Saturday night burnt to death in an accident around Lotto area of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Fire guts Benue Market

An early morning inferno on Monday razed part of the Otukpo Main Market in Otukpo, township, Benue State.

15 perish as petrol taker explode, razing Osun community

An early-morning inferno occasioned by petrol tanker explosion on Sunday razed Ajebamidele community along Ondo road in Ife South Local Government Area of Osun State, leading to the death of no fewer than 15 people.
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Catholic cleric burnt to death in Anambra fire

A 60-year old Catholic priest, Rev Fr. Edmond Nwagbala, was on Saturday burnt beyond recognition in a fire outbreak at St. Peter Claver Catholic Parish Nnewichi in Nnewi North local government area of Anambra State.

Lawyer loses certificates to midnight inferno in Ogun

Abeokuta based lawyer Nurudeen Olaleye has lost his BL, LLB and other professional certificates, to a midnight inferno which razed his family compound in Oke-Toku Area of Abeokuta metropolis, the Ogun State capital.
There was tension on Saturday morning in Awka, Anambra state when a long tanker conveying petrol to one of the filling stations fell to a gutter.

Another petrol tanker falls in Anambra

There was tension on Saturday morning in Awka, Anambra state when a long tanker conveying petrol to one of the filling stations fell to a gutter.

Fire razes 25 shops at Gombe main market

A fire outbreak has razed down 25 shops early Wednesday morning at the Gombe Main Market.
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Police arrest four suspects over Lagos pipeline explosion

The Lagos police command says it has arrested four suspected vandals who were involved in the pipeline explosion at Abule-Egba, a community in the state.

Polytechnic loses 30 offices, students results, laboratory in inferno

About 30 offices including students results,central administrative office of the College of Science and Technology department of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, temporary campus, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State were destroyed by inferno.

Fire guts textiles worth millions of Naira in Aba market

Textile materials worth millions of naira went into flames as parts of the popular Ekeoha Shopping centre went up in flames, on Tuesday.

Fire destroys 10 shops in Borno market

Not less than 10 shops were destroyed following a fire outbreak in a market located in Baga, Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

Fire razes 700 market shops in Bauchi

No fewer than 700 market shops in Azare, the capital of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State, have been razed following a dawn fire that engulfed the market, on Sunday.

UN calls for global funding for people in DR Congo

The UN on Friday called for global funding for 13 million people facing hellish living conditions in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after years of factional bloodshed and lawlessness.

N2 billion worth of goods destroyed in Enugu timber market inferno

An inferno has razed down parts of popular Timber market, Kenyatta, Enugu state, destroying goods, shops and machines worth more than N2 billion.

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.