• Four ships laden with petrol waiting to discharge in Lagos ports

    Four ships laden with petrol waiting to discharge in Lagos ports

    Four ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports would discharge petrol, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Monday.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the document noted that the remaining two ships would berth with bulk fertiliser.

    Twenty nine ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Aug. 8 to Aug. 24.

    NPA explained that the expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk sugar, containers, base oil, […]

  • Tanker laden with fuel explodes in Kano; kills one, injures two

    Tanker laden with fuel explodes in Kano; kills one, injures two

    At least, 10 vehicles were destroyed with one person killed and two others injured when a tanker conveying fuel exploded at Dakatsalle village in Bebeji Local Government area of Kano state, on Sunday night.

    According to a statement issued on Tuesday by the DG, Media and Communications, Government House, Kano, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, eye witnesses say that the fire also destroyed several shops, causing loss of material goods in the area.

    According to the witness, the incident, which started around 7.30 pm, […]

  • 19 die as tanker laden with PMS collides with 18-seater passenger bus

    19 die as tanker laden with PMS collides with 18-seater passenger bus

    No fewer than 19 persons lost their lives in an auto crash that occurred on Sunday along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

    The accident occurred at about 1 p.m. around Fidiwo/Ajebo axis of the road and involved a tanker, laden with fuel with plate number, RAN 571 XA, an 18-seater passenger bus ‎with registration number LAGOS AGL 373 XR and an articulated vehicle marked AJG 40 XA.

    Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement, Agency (TRACE)‎, confirmed the […]