• Fuel tanker goes up in flames at filling station in Osun … see photos

    Fuel tanker goes up in flames at filling station in Osun … see photos

    A tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, reportedly went up in flames in Iree, Osun State on Friday morning.

    Eye witnesses say the tanker contained about 33,000 liters of petrol.

    The tanker reportedly caught fire in the process of transferring fuel into an underground tank at a fuel station at Poly Junction in the area.

    The fire, which started in the morning, was said to have lasted for over three hours.

    Although no life was lost, no fewer than […]

  • Four Critically burnt As Fuel Tanker Explodes On Ajaokuta Bridge

    Four Critically burnt As Fuel Tanker Explodes On Ajaokuta Bridge

    Not less than four persons were burnt beyond recognition yesterday when a fuel-laden tanker burst into flames on the River Niger Bridge after Itobe in Ajakuta Local Council of Kogi State.

    It was gathered that the tanker driver and the conductor had tampered with the fuel tanker at Itobe near Ajaokuta, where they might have sold out some of the fuel and, in the process, they could not properly cover the valve which started gushing fuel onto the bridge.

    About 14 members […]