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Two escape death as truck crushes car in Lagos

Two car owners narrowly escaped death in Lagos after one of the cars was crushed by a containerised truck.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Lagos agency rescues man from committing suicide

The Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, says the agency has rescued a man who attempted suicide at National Bus Stop, Ikeja.

Container falls, crushes car in Lagos

A container laden truck fell on a private car at Greensprings School Anthony Village loop, in Lagos on Wednesday.
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NEMA begins recertification of emergency response officers

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has begun the recertification of emergency response officers in Lagos State to reduce casualty and loss of lives during emergencies.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

70 Shops destroyed in Lagos market fire

Seventy shops and several goods have been destroyed following the Tuesday early morning inferno at the Slade market in Shomolu area of Lagos State.

Fire guts Lagos market

A statement signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said: “The command contacted the Lagos State Fire Service Operatives who responded swiftly. The fire was brought under control at about 0400 hrs of the same date.”
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, weekend, raised the alarm over indiscriminate disposal of refuse at Kara Market, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

LASEMA raises alarm over indiscriminate disposal of refuse at Kara market

The Director-General of the agency, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who paid an unscheduled visit to the market over the weekend, discovered that the waste generated through the market abattoir cattle dings and sewage were being indiscriminately disposed into the waterways which could lead to serious environmental and health hazards.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

New Year: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway gridlock cleared – FRSC

The FRSC made this known in a press statement by the Sector Commander, FRSC Ogun State, Umar Ahmed, titled, ‘Clearance of Obstruction along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway’, on Friday.
The HAK Air building at Sowemimo street, GRA Ikeja was engulfed by fire in the early hours of Friday.

Fire guts HAK Air building in Ikeja

The two-storey building got burnt as a result of the explosion of the static inverter used in the building, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed.

Eleven injured in Otedola bridge tanker explosion in Lagos

No fewer than 11 people sustained injuries when a tanker, loaded with diesel, exploded on the Otedola bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday in Lagos.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says Thursday’s fire incident at OVH Energy tank farm at Marine Beach, Ijora area of Lagos State has been brought under control.

Lagos tank farm fire finally extinguished after 69 hours

A tank farm fire that started on Thursday, November 5, 2020, has finally been extinguished nearly three days later on Saturday, November 7.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.

LASEMA commences clean-up of Lagos in support of LAWMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.

One dead in Lagos gas tanker accident

A 28-year-old man, Sanusi Moruff, lost his life in a gas tanker accident that occurred in Lagos State.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Lekki shooting: LASEMA debunks refusal to rescue protesters

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has debunked allegations making the rounds in the media that it refused to come to the aid of protesters during the shooting incident at Lekki on Tuesday night.
A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.

LASEMA personnel hit by stray bullet

A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola, was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.

Sand-laden truck plunges into river in Lagos

A tragedy occurred in Lagos in the early hours of today, Saturday, when a truck laden with sand reportedly lost control and plunged into a river off Epe Bridge.

Senator Adeola commiserates with victims of Lagos gas explosion

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Solomon Adeola, on Friday commiserated with the victims of Thursday’s gas explosion in Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State.
The Director General, Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that 30 adults were injured, 23 buildings and 15 vehicles were also destroyed by the Iju-Ishaga tanker explosion.

30 injured, 23 buildings, 15 vehicles destroyed in Lagos tanker explosion

The Director General, Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that 30 adults were injured, 23 buildings and 15 vehicles were also destroyed by the Iju-Ishaga tanker explosion.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Woman delivers baby under bridge in Lagos

Director General, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the “Ambulance team of the agency’s response unit at Eti-osa delivered Ms Blessing Emmanuel, a 35 year-old woman of a live male neonate this afternoon at about 4:30pm under the Ajah Bridge. The lady who has no home nor family in Lagos is from Cross River. Mother and baby are fine and have been taken to Island Maternity where they will get expert care.”
A three-storey building weekend collapsed in Ejigbo area of Lagos. The incident occurred at Number 15, Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo bus-stop, at about 8.15 am.

Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building weekend collapsed in Ejigbo area of Lagos. The incident occurred at Number 15, Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo bus-stop, at about 8.15 am.

Mechanic killed while repairing truck

An adult mechanic at Ajao Estate, Lagos, has been killed by a fallen truck hub, while repairing the faulty truck.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday visited the scene of the fatal accident involving a commuter train and two vehicles.

Minister, Lagos governor visit train accident scene

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday visited the scene of the fatal accident involving a commuter train and two vehicles.

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Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.

Plateau senator seeks Nigerian government’s support for victims of yam market fire

Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.
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Bauchi: Police nab kidnappers, cattle rustlers, bandits terrorising communities

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers and bandits for wreaking havoc on residents of Nabordo and Duguri in Toro and Alkaleri local government of the state.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops battle Boko Haram terrorists in Damasak

Newsmen gathered that both Nigerian ground troops with aerial support from air taskforce engaged the terrorists fiercely who stormed the town around 4pm.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos estate residents seek governor’s intervention in dispute

Residents of Osborne Foreshore Two Estate have appealed to the Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to order that works on all approvals for development in the estate be suspended for three months because of the ongoing review of the approval order.

Pastor counsels youths on empowerment

Pastor Femi Omowumi of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT) has said that governments at all levels have failed the Nigerian youths.

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Senate queries FRC over N258 million extra-budgetary expenditure

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EU and UK regulators still recommend AstraZeneca shot despite possible link to blood clots

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Abia government reviews curfew in Aba, Umuahia

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