• See What Customs Officers Discovered Inside an Intercepted Petrol Tanker in Ogun (Photo)

    See What Customs Officers Discovered Inside an Intercepted Petrol Tanker in Ogun (Photo)

    The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a petrol tanker and about 25 other vehicles loaded with smuggled bags of rice.

    A petrol tanker and about 25 other vehicles reportedly loaded with smuggled bags of rice, have been intercepted by the gallant operatives of the Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, on Monday November 15, 2016, along the Idiroko border area, on its way to Lagos.

    Speaking to correspondents at the command’s Idiroko border […]

  • Several houses destroyed as petrol tanker falls, spills content in Oyo

    Several houses destroyed as petrol tanker falls, spills content in Oyo

    Several houses and properties were destroyed yesterday in Saki Area of Oyo State as a petrol tanker fell and spilled its content.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unmarked tanker spilled its content into buildings when the driver lost control while descending a road at Kinikini area of the town.

    Some residents, who witnessed the incident, described it as “terrible and unfortunate.”

    The Caretaker Chairman of Saki West Council, Kareem Adegoke, told NAN that the council had provided an alternative […]

  • Why we restricted petrol tanker movement – NUPENG shares reasons

    Why we restricted petrol tanker movement – NUPENG shares reasons

    The leadership of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has given reasons why it placed a nationwide ban on movement of petrol tankers between 6pm to 6am.

    Public Relations Officer of the Lagos Zonal Council of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) Branch of NUPENG, Comrade Tayo Boyeji, said this in a statement in Lagos.

    He also warned that henceforth, no petrol tank farm must admit trucks into their premises from 4pm. Boyeji also said petroltank farms should not also […]

  • Breaking: Fire engulfs Apapa-Oshodi Expressway as petrol tanker explodes

    Breaking: Fire engulfs Apapa-Oshodi Expressway as petrol tanker explodes

    As at press time, the fire had spread across the entire expressway, even preventing those bound for Apapa from having access.

    A petrol tanker is up in flames on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway.

    The tanker exploded after catching fire at Cele Bus Stop inward Oshodi.

    As at press time, the fire had spread across the entire expressway, even preventing those bound for Apapa from having access.

    This has led to serious traffic, especially for those heading towards

  • Two injured as petrol tanker hits police van on Akure-Ilesha road

    Two injured as petrol tanker hits police van on Akure-Ilesha road

    Two persons yesterday sustained serious injuries as a petrol tanker hit the patrol van of the Police on Akure/Ilesa express road.

    The accident, which occurred at the Owena end of the road caused serious traffic conjestion on the busy road.

    An eye witness told ADELOVE that the accident occurred at 3.00pm, adding that the accident was caused by high speed of the tanker driver.

    It was gathered that the driver of the tanker took to his heels as soon as the accident occurred […]