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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Oyo governor visits razed Ibadan spare parts market

Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Sunday, visited the burnt down Agodi Gate Auto spare parts Market in Ibadan to assess the extent of damage done by the fire incident, which occurred in the early hours of Saturday.

Tanker explosion destroys buildings, properties in Delta

Tragedy struck Wednesday as properties valued at several billions of naira were razed following the explosion of a fuel-laden tanker that fell in Ekwuomah Town, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Fire guts four container shops in llorin

Property including food stuff and wines were destroyed in Ilorin, the Kwara capital, at the early hours of Thursday when four containers were gutted by fire.
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Fire claims three lives, destroys N357 million property in Gombe

Three lives and property worth N357 million were lost to fire in 2020, according to Mr. Salihu Doho, Deputy Operation Officer, Gombe State Fire Service.
The Oyo State Fire and Safety Services has stated that its men were able to timeously arrest the fire incident at the Soka, Ibadan home of Mr. Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho at the early hours of today.

Oyo Fire Service: How we put out fire at Sunday Igboho’s house

The Oyo State Fire and Safety Services has stated that its men were able to timeously arrest the fire incident at the Soka, Ibadan home of Mr. Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho at the early hours of today.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Police: We’re investigating burning of Sunday Igboho’s house

The spokesperson for the police command in Oyo, Fadeyi Olugbenga, says the force is investigating the fire that gutted activist Sunday ‘Igboho’ Adeyemo’s house in the early hours of Tuesday.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army confirms fire outbreak at depot in Zaria

A fire outbreak at the Nigeria Army Depot, Zaria, Kaduna State, has destroyed parts of Block 15 of soldiers’ quarters at the depot.

2020: 76 people died in 615 fire incidents in Kaduna – official

76 persons died in 615 fire incidents recorded in Kaduna State in 2020, the Director of the State Fire Service, Paul Aboi, has said.

2020: 76 people died in 615 fire incidents in Kaduna – official

Seventy-six persons died in 615 fire incidents recorded in Kaduna State in 2020, the Director of the State Fire Service, Mr Paul Aboi, has said.

Fire destroys furniture, building materials worth millions in Minna

Furniture and building materials worth millions of naira have been destroyed by fire that gutted some shops in Minna on Monday.

Man drowns inside well in Kano

A Twenty-year-old man, identified as Safiyanu Mustapha has drowned inside a well in Gaida, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.

Sixteen persons die in Jigawa fire incidents

Jigawa State Directorate of Fire Service has revealed that sixteen person were killed in different fire incidents across the State within four months.

Two die in opened wells in Kano

The state fire service while confirming the incidence in a statement on Thursday said a distress call was received from Kwagar kanawa, Gezawa local government area at 8am through Gezawa police division.

Firemen prevent inferno at site of vandalised NNPC’s pipeline in Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Fire Service and other emergency responders are currently battling to prevent possible outbreak of fire, following leakage from a vandalised Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipeline at Iyana-Odo on Atlas Cove-Mosimi System 2B Pipeline segment, in Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area, Alimosho LGA.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

Enugu begins schools decontamination ahead of resumption

The Enugu State Government, yesterday, started comprehensive decontamination and fumigation of secondary schools in the state ahead of resumption of academic activities. The exercise is being carried out by the State Fire Service.

Gas explosion claims two lives, destroys nine shops in Lagos

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has confirmed that two people died while several shops were burnt in a gas explosion, which took place at Ajao Estate, Lagos.

One killed in Kano petrol tanker fire

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed one person killed in a fire incident involving a petrol tanker at Kofar Ruwa area of Kano metropolis.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state. The governor made the remarks during the inauguration of a fire trucks by the Federal Fire Service (FFS) in the state.

Governor Obaseki: We’re committed to safety of lives, property in Edo

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state.

16-year-old-boy drowns in Kano

A Sixteen-year-old boy identified as Atiku Sani has drowned in a pond in Bachirawa quarters, Ungoggo local government area of Kano State.

Fire razed Kano power substation

The substation is a major supply route in KEDCO franchise areas covering Kano, Katsina, and Jigawa states.

16 killed, N40.6 million property destroyed in Kano fire incidents in June

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed 16 persons killed in the state and property worth N40.6 million destroyed in various fire incidents in June.
The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Fire razes 5 houses, 25 shops in Ondo

No fewer than 25 shops and five houses were on Sunday night destroyed by late night inferno at Obanla area of Akure, Ondo State.

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Presidency: We’ve not given up on missing Chibok girls

The Presidency yesterday revisited the issue of the abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, Borno State, saying it has not given up on getting the girls released.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, said yesterday that the commission arrested more than 400 young Nigerians for internet related fraud in the first three months of 2021.

EFCC boss engages Senate’s anti-corruption committee

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, Wednesday had his first interactive meeting with members of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, following his assumption of office.
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Nigeria’s inflation rises to 18.17 percent

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation further increased by 18.17 per cent in March compared to 17.33 per cent in the preceding month.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN calls for improved corporate governance in BDCs

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has called on bureaux de change (BDCs) directors to improve on their corporate governance responsibilities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

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American rapper DMX passes on at 50

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US warns of China’s ‘increasingly aggressive actions’ against Taiwan

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday the United States is concerned about China’s aggressive actions against Taiwan and warned it would be a “serious mistake” for anyone to try to change the status quo in the Western Pacific by force.
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AGF commits to prompt production of government financial reports

The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed Idris, has reiterated his resolve to continue to ensure timely production of the federal government’s general purpose financial statements.
Dr. Ismail Adebayo Adewusi, newly appointed Post Master General of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), has assumed office at the corporate headquarters of the organisation in Abuja.

NIPOST inaugurates CBT centre in Enugu

The Postmaster General of the Federation, Dr Ismail Adewusi, on Monday inaugurated a state-of-the-art Computer Based Test (CBT) centre and mini post office in Enugu.