• Mother killed, child injured as transformer explodes in Lagos community

    Mother killed, child injured as transformer explodes in Lagos community

    There was pandemonium Wednesday morning after a fire erupted from a PHCN transformer at Shokoya Close off Dapson Street, Oke Ira, Ojodu LCDA.

    The incident led to the death of a woman and left her child injured.

    The victim was until her demise a petty trader in the neighbourhood.

    Confirming the incident, Lagos State Emergency Agency, LASEMA, in its preliminary report made available to Newsmen noted that the fire emanated from a high voltage 25kva transformer (a 4 building mini transformer) which affected […]

  • Death toll in Abuja transformer fire rises to 12

    Death toll in Abuja transformer fire rises to 12

    The death toll from the transformer fire at Angwuar Tiv, a sprawling shanty settlement in Lugbe on the outskirts of Abuja has risen to 12.

    No fewer than five persons had been confirmed dead at the weekend when the transformer of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) caught fire.

    Sources claimed that death toll of the sad incident that occurred on Saturday night had risen to 12 as at Monday morning.

    The incident left a tail of woes in its wake as several […]

  • Abuja Transformer Explodes, Kills Pregnant Woman and Five Others

    Abuja Transformer Explodes, Kills Pregnant Woman and Five Others

    A faulty transformer in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has killed several people following an explosion.

    Residents of Tundunwada area of Lugbe, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory were thrown into disarray following a transformer explosion that killed six persons including a woman that was heavily pregnant by electrocution.

    Further reports have it that the woman recently moved into her area where the fatal accident took place.

    About four persons were also said to have been injured during the incident, including […]