• Fire Outbreak Hits Residential Building In Yaba, Lagos (Photos)

    Fire Outbreak Hits Residential Building In Yaba, Lagos (Photos)

    A residential building located at 6, Kayode Street, Abule ijesa, Yaba was gutted by fire today leading to the loss of properties. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are presently at the scene.

     

    A residential building located at 6, Kayode Street, Abule ijesa, Yaba was gutted by fire today leading to the loss of properties. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are presently at the

  • Four die in college fire outbreak, colleagues protest

    Four die in college fire outbreak, colleagues protest

    Workers of the Federal Science and Technical College, Ukana Offot, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Friday protested against the death of four cooks while putting out fire from gas explosion in the school’s kitchen.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protesters barricaded the school’s gate and carried placards with inscriptions as: “No payment of death benefits to our late colleagues’ families”; “Principal, settle your house before charity.”

    Others were: “No duty tour allowance, no party”; “Principal who buys gifts for […]

  • Fire outbreak at Lagos airport disrupts operations

    Fire outbreak at Lagos airport disrupts operations

    Flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos were yesterday halted when fire broke out in the terminal.

    The fire incident, due to electrical faults, engulfed the Avio Bridge E-54 wing, causing panic among the passengers and workers.

    Firefighters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) promptly responded to put off the fire before it caused major damage at Nigeria’s busiest airport.

    The outbreak disrupted flights in and out of the airport for close to an hour, with spiral effects […]

  • BREAKING: Fire outbreak razes over 50 tankers in Delta

    BREAKING: Fire outbreak razes over 50 tankers in Delta

    Over fifty petroleum tankers have so far been destroyed in a fire outbreak at the Ekpan Tankers Park near the Warri Refinery in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

    The inferno which began at about 7pm on Friday was still raging at about 10am on Saturday.

    Delta State fire service, men from the Nigerian Gas Company fire department, WRPC and Chevron are still battling to put off the fire.

    As of the of time of filing this report, the fire was still […]

  • Ebonyi: 2 die in fresh cholera outbreak

    Ebonyi: 2 die in fresh cholera outbreak

    Two persons are feared dead in a fresh cholera outbreak in Ebeta Community of Effium, Ohaukwu council area of Ebonyi State.

    Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Umezuruike confirmed it but said the case has not been properly confirmed to be cholera. He addded that the state government has taken intervention materials to the community.

    Umezuruike said the state government swung into action immediately the case was brought to the ministry’s notice.

    “We have gone into the community and carried out sensitisation. We are […]

  • 6 die in cholera outbreak in Lagos

    6 die in cholera outbreak in Lagos

    Six people have died of choera in Lagos while 45 cases have line-listed by the Epidemiology Unit of the Lagos State Ministry of Health.

     

    The ministry has also raised the alarm over upsurge of diarhoea diseases in some communities in Isolo Local Council Development Authority (LCDA).

    Briefing the media, yesterday, Health Commissioner, Dr Jide Idris said ano-rectal swabs, which were collected from 15 cases and taken to the Central Public Health Laboratory, Yaba showed that, initially, there were no growths.

    However, continuous culture […]

  • Couple lose their two children & home in a fire outbreak in Akwa Ibom … Graphic Photos

    Couple lose their two children & home in a fire outbreak in Akwa Ibom … Graphic Photos

    A couple identified as Mr and Mrs Francis Ekanem, lost their two children and home, in Ikot Usen, Ibiono LGA, Akwa Ibom state. According to an eyewitness, the tragedy occurred in the morning on August 1st.

    The couple, reportedly bean cake (akara) traders, were outside by 2am grinding the beans needed to prepare their product later in the day. Their children were asleep in a room and a lit candle was also in the house. The candle fell and […]

  • Fresh killer disease breaks out in Nigeria – FG alerts citizens

    Fresh killer disease breaks out in Nigeria – FG alerts citizens

    The Federal Government on Friday alerted Nigerians to the outbreak of a killer disease known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome in the country.

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who announced the outbreak of the disease at a news conference in Abuja, said the disease had killed one person.

    Adewole added that another person affected by the disease was responding to treatment at the National Hospital, Abuja. Urging Nigerians not to panic, Adewole said the Federal Government was doing everything possible to check the […]