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  1. Samguine

    ‘We’re going to see Jesus,’ Houston mom sets car on fire with 3 children inside: report –...

    A woman in Houston set her car on fire as she sat inside with her three children, at one point declaring, “We’re going to see Jesus,” The Associated Press reported citing police. Police said the woman was at a car wash Sunday (April 22) when she began revving … Read more via More Top...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Early morning inferno consumes 42 rooms, 12 shops in Ilorin - Tribune news

    Early morning fire outbreak has reportedly razed a total number of 42 rooms and 12 shops at Olaoti Compound, Kankatu area of Okelele in the Ilorin metropolis of Ilorin East local government area. According to source it was gathered that the fire incident which started around 2:am lasted for...
  3. J

    Metro Fire Guts Onitsha Market, Destroys Good Worth 100m

    It was another dark day in Onitsha, Anambra state Saturday, as fire gutted the bridge head market of the Association of Medical and Pharmaceutical products Dealers Onitsha AMPPDO. In the process, goods worth over 100 million naira were destroyed. The fire incident was said to have started at...
  4. J

    Metro Explosion Rocks Abia State, Destroys Missionary School

    A huge fire from an explosion at Saclux Paints Industry in Umuahia, the Abia capital, on Sunday destroyed a missionary school building in the neighbourhood. Mr Emeka Okereke, the owner of the school, known as Love for Africa Mission, told Newsmen that a tanker, allegedly bearing ‘black oil’...
  5. J

    Politics Uproar In Kwara As Irate Youths Burn Senator’s House

    The Kwara Command of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps has confirmed that three people were shot dead in Lafiagi, Edu Local Government Area on Friday. The deaths are suspected to be related to an issue associated with the conduct of the council elections in the state on Saturday. The...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Metro Gombe Federal Teaching Hospital Gutted by Fire

    The Federal Teaching Hospital in Gombe was Friday morning engulfed by fire from an unknown source and lasted for about two hours. The Chief Medial Director of the hospital, Dr. Abubakar Saidu said the fire started some minutes past 06:00 hours and was finally certified fully quenched by men of...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos: Confusion as Fire Guts Ministry of Energy Office

    There was confusion at the Lagos State Secretariat on Tuesday after an office in the Lagos State Ministry of Energy was gutted by fire. Civil servants in Block 6, which housed the ministry and the state Ministry of Wealth Creation, fled the building to the car park immediately the fire started...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Metro FreshYo Yoghurt Factory in Lagos on Fire

    The office of Ranona Nigeria Limited, makers of FreshYo yoghurt, in the Isolo area of Lagos State, is currently on fire. According to report, some staff of the company are still trapped in the building. Details later
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro Kano: Fire Outbreak in Sabo-Gari Market

    Fire has once again consumed Yakura Market, Sabon Gari in kano, Nigeria. The fire which started Friday night has burned down many shops. Sabon Gari is the foreigner zone in Kano and it is the second fire to gut the market in recent months. As at the time of the report, many shops had been...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos: 2 Killed, 100 Shanties Burnt in Kuramo Fire - See Photos

    Two persons have died in an early morning fire incident which razed over 100 shanties in Kuramo in Lagos. Rasak Fadipe, director of Lagos state fire service, told NAN that the burnt bodies of a man and a woman were recovered at the scene. “The shanties spread to about four plots of land. We...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fire Guts Jos Central Mosque

    The female section of the Jos central Mosque has been caught by fire Eye witness say the fire was put out using five trucks of the Plateau State fire service which is located a few meters from the Mosque.
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro Renowned Radiologist, Dr Irene Damola, Burnt to Death in Lagos

    A retired radiologist and the eldest child of late Ologbosere of Warri Kingdom, Chief O. N. Rewane, was yesterday burnt to death in an early morning fire in Lagos. The cause of the fire that killed the 75-year-old Dr. Irene Damola (nee Rewane) at her Lagos residence, could not be ascertained...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos: Traders Count Losses as Fire Guts Ketu Sawmill [See Photos]

    Over 200 shops were destroyed after fire razed the popular sawmill in Ketu area of Lagos today. The inferno, which started around 4.30am also razed four cars, two houses and a toilet facility within the sawmill. According to PUNCH, It was learnt that the fire was caused by an electric surge...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro NNPC Mega Station In Abuja Engulfed By Fire

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega station at the Central Business District in Abuja has been gutted by fire. A member of staff at the mega station who preferred anonymity told the News agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Monday that the fire started late Sunday night ‎when a tanker...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fire Guts Samsung Office In Ikeja – See Photos

    Samsung Digital Centre on Allen road, Ikeja is currently on fire according to reports. The cause of the fire which started this morning is not known and no casualties have been reported yet. Officers of the The Lagos State fire Service were said to arrive early at the scene of the fire...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fire Razes Yola South Main Market

    According to an eyewitness, an early morning inferno, on Monday, razed Yola South Main Market, in Adamawa State. The fire outbreak was said to have started at about 3am and goods worth millions of Naira was lost. At the time of this report, fire service officials, particularly from the...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Metro [Photos] Baby Disfigured By Boko Haram Attack To Begin Surgery

    Baby Aisha survived severe burns after Boko Haram militants attacked her village in Maiduguri. She was in her room while her mother was in the toilet when Boko Haram set their house on fire. She lost all fingers on her left hand and also lost an ear in the attack. Her face was burnt, with...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fire razes 5 Shops in Abuja

    An early morning fire has razed five shops at Lugbe Market in Abuja, with property worth millions of naira destroyed, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mr Irine Samuel, an eye-witness, told NAN that some residents of the area observed smoke billowing out of the roof of a building at...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fire Razes Sabon Gari Market in Kano

    Fire gutted the furniture section of the Sabon Gari market situated on France Road in Kano on Thursday. Eye witness told NAN that the incident started at around 8:30pm. According to the witness, the property worth millions of Naira were likely to affected. However, the cause of the inferno...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro [Photos] 7 Students Feared Dead, 21 Injured As Fire Razes Kano School

    The school officials of Government Girls Secondary School, Jogana, 20 kilometres from the city of Kano has confirmed the deaths of seven female students, saying their bodies have been deposited at the Muritala Mohammed Specialists Hospital due to fire incident. A source at the school told...
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