Fire guts Sunday Igboho’s house

A midnight fire on Tuesday gutted some parts of the house of a popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, The PUNCH has learnt. The fire reportedly started around 3am in the building located in the…

Buhari sympathises with victims of Sokoto market fire incident, calls for improved safety standards

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sympathy and solidarity with victims of the Sokoto Central Market fire incident. According to a statement by the President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, he said: “I am deeply moved by this fire incident because of its…

Hundreds displaced in Ebute Metta fire

Hundreds of residents may have been displaced as fire gutted Kano Street in the Ebute Meta area of Lagos on Sunday night, destroying properties worth millions of naira. Although it could not be ascertained if lives were lost in the…

Suspected hoodlums set Orile-Iganmu Police Station on fire

A group of people suspected to be hoodlums have burnt down the police station situated in Orile-Iganmu Local Government Area of Lagos State. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 09.45 am. The police station services both Iganmu community in Apapa…

We are our own government in Nigeria – Lucia Edafioka

Sometime ago the second floor of the building I live in caught fire. One minute I was lounging, eating dinner, the next, adrenaline took over and I found myself downstairs running out of the building with my bare feet. When…

Fire razes vehicles at Lagos Airport Hotel

Five vehicles parked on the premises of the Lagos Airport Hotel were, on Thursday, razed by fire. The fire, which started around 8.16 pm, was said to have started from one of the vehicles and burnt three beyond recognition, while…

Was he a man or an angel? I don’t know but he saved me from fire

After I read your story about angels, it got me thinking about something that happened to me years ago and all I can say is, it could only have been an angel. Years back, I think I was 9 years…

Fire outbreak at FIRS headquarters (Sun)

A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service in Abuja on Monday, officials said. The inferno gutted a store attached to a canteen used by the agency’s staff members at the headquarters’ annex. Wahab Gbadamosi,…

*Fire kills two-year-old boy, injures girl in Lagos (Punch)*Flood wreaks havoc in states as weather agencies warn coastal communities (Guardian)

Fire kills two-year-old boy, injures girl in Lagos (Punch) A two-year-old boy was burnt to death on Friday night after candlelight gutted a storey building on Ben Okonkwo Street, Ikotun area of Lagos State. It was learnt that a five-year-old…

Property destroyed in two Lagos fire incidents (Guardian)

Property worth millions of naira was yesterday consumed in two fire accidents around Egbeda and Alagbado area of Lagos State. A storey building was gutted by fire yesterday afternoon at Shasha-Egbeda but was brought under control by the response team…

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