Senate probes Lagos gas explosion

The Senate has begun a probe into the Tuesday’s explosion that rocked Ladipo, Mushin area of Lagos State, leaving five persons dead, with 10 others injured and 12 vehicles and buildings destroyed. The Senate has mandated its Committees on Petroleum…

Many feared dead in Lagos gas explosion

Many residents have been feared dead in a gas explosion that occured at Ojekunle Street, Papa Ajao Lagos on Tuesday morning. The Nation reports the explosion occurred around 8am. Many bodies have been taken away from the scene with more…

*Navy nabs 10 suspected vandals, recovers 210,000 litres of AGO (Vanguard)*Chinese restaurant’s manager, four other workers die, Filipino injured in Lagos explosion (Punch)

Navy nabs 10 suspected vandals, recovers 210,000 litres of AGO (Vanguard) A syndicate which specialised in smuggling petroleum products from Nigeria to other parts of Africa has been smashed by operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS BEECROFT, Apapa, Lagos.…

It seemed angels took me out of Lagos explosion scene, survivor recounts

One of the survivors of a gas explosion on the Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, in the Maryland area of Lagos State, has narrated how he narrowly escaped being burnt to death on Thursday night. The survivor, who identified himself as…

Delta Speaker commiserates with victims of gas explosion

The Speaker of the Delta House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, on Sunday commiserated with the victims of Friday’s gas explosion in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of the state. The speaker in a press statement signed by his…

Lagos gas explosion: Death toll rises to 10, community identifies victims

The death toll in the gas explosion at Baruwa, in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, has risen to 10. A community leader, Jide Osokoya, who confirmed the development to PUNCH Metro on Thursday, identified nine of the…

We saw death but escaped miraculously –Victims of Lagos explosion

Injured persons in Thursday’s gas explosion that rocked Cele area of Elliot along Ajuwon Road in the Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of the state have recounted their near-death experiences to City Round. The incident was caused by a 30 tonnes…

Eyewitnesses recount horror Lagos gas explosion, fourth victim dies

A man, simply identified as Victor, has died from the injuries he sustained in the gas explosion, which occurred on Innua Muhammed Street, off Asa-Afariogun Street, in the Ajao Estate area of Lagos State, on Tuesday. Victor, a tailor, was…

Three injured in Lagos gas explosion (Punch)

No fewer than three persons were injured in a gas explosion that occurred at Four Point by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru Victoria Island, Lagos State on Wednesday. The explosion also affected part of the hotel building and damaged several cars. The…

Four feared dead in Lagos gas explosion (Nation)

Four persons were feared dead in a gas explosion that occurred early Thursday morning at Aduke Street, Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. The Nation learnt that about 50 persons were injured. Among the dead persons were two…

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