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Boko Haram sets hospital on fire, kills three people

Boko Haram sets hospital on fire, kills three persons

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a Madagali community, killing atleast three persons and abducted few others. Residents said armed insurgents raided Pallam village on Monday night, shooting and looting property. A displaced resident, Adiel Yakubu said the insurgents burnt three persons to death and injured several others before setting a hospital on fire. “We heard gun shots and confusion ...

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Fire erupts again in the Escravos-Lagos pipeline

Fire erupts again in the Escravos-Lagos pipeline

Abuja – A fresh explosion has again ruptured the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline (ELP) along Egbokodo-Omadino, in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State to restore supplies from Escravos. The attack is coming barely few days after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) announced the restoration of the pipeline incinerated by a bush fire January 2, which cut gas supply to some ...

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Chinese woman remanded in Kirikiri for setting hotel on fire

Chinese woman remanded in Kirikiri for setting hotel on fire

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Thursday ordered that a 47-year-old Chinese woman, Zhen Zhen, be remanded in Kirikiri Female Prison for allegedly setting fire to a hotel and damaging the property. She was charged with one-count of arson. Zhen had her charges read to her by an interpreter because she does not speak English. The charges ...

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Fire destroys property worth millions of Naira in Enugu

Fire destroys property worth millions of Naira in Enugu

Fire has destroyed property worth millions of Naira in Enugu, Enugu State, on Thursday. Eye witnesses told newsmen that the incident occurred at No. 40, Owerri Road, Enugu. The sources said the fire, which consumed four shops, started at about 12.15 p.m and lasted till 12.50 p.m. According to the sources, residents came out in their numbers to help the ...

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Fire engulfs 35 Shops In Ibadan

fire engulfs 35 shops in Ibadan

According to PM News, property worth millions of naira was destroyed on Sunday early morning as Fire engulfs 35 shops in Ibadan, Ogunpa/Oke Bola area in the Oyo state capital. Witnesses said the fire started around 3 am and raged for about seven hours before it was eventually put out around 10 am leaving a trail of destruction, Channels’ Television ...

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Fire claims woman, cars, church property in Ibadan

Fire claims woman, cars, church property in Ibadan

Daily Post reports that tragedy occurred Wednesday morning along Eleyele – Ologuneru- Eruwa Road in Ibadan after a tanker fire claimed the life of a yet-to-be-identified woman and destroyed property worth millions of naira. The fire which started around 11am, according to eye witness, was triggered when the truck loaded with 33,000 litres of diesel had difficulty ascending the hilly ...

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Fire kills two children in Borno IDPs camp

Borno IDP camp

“Two children have died in a fire incident in an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.”- Punch Punch also reports that at least 400 families reportedly lost their homes as a result of the disaster at the camp which was located few kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Fire guts Edo NYSC office

Edo NYSC ofice

The News reports that valuable properties worth millions of naira were destroyed in an inferno that razed the Edo NYSC office in Benin, Edo state, over the weekend. The News also states that the incident which was said to have occurred at about 3 pm on Saturday, completely destroyed a store containing hundreds of unused mattresses and chairs. Also consumed ...

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