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Fire outbreak hits three communities in Yobe


Houses, foodstuffs, and property belonging to some residents in three villages under Nangere Local Government Area of Yobe State have been destroyed following a fire outbreak. Garin Kaduwa, Daawa and Samo were the villages engulfed by the Saturday’s fire outbreak, thereby rendering many families homeless. Though the cause of the fire could not be traced, it was believed to have ...

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Fire destroys building, vehicles in Lagos


A midday inferno, on Thursday, razed a building on No. 15 Adebiyi Street, Magodo Phase 1, Lagos State, destroying properties worth millions of naira. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started around noon and razed two flats on the upper floor of the one-storey building. The inferno could have wreaked more havoc but for the timely intervention of the men of ...

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6 lives lost as fire destroys property worth N400m in Bauchi


The Bauchi State Fire Service has said six persons lost their lives while 217 people were saved in various fire incidents across the 20 local government areas of the state. The agency’s spokesman, Abubakar Bala, gave this report of fire incidents that occurred between January to December 2018. He said property worth N427,530,000 were destroyed within the period while the ...

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Hotel in Awka lost property worth millions of naira to fire


Property worth millions of naira was destroyed by fire at the bush bar section of King David Hotel, Awka, Anambra state. The fire which started around 11.30pm was said to have completely razed down the bar. It was gathered that the fire was caused by electric spark that touched the roof of the hotel’s thatched bush bar. The Senior Supervisor ...

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Fire destroyed property worth millions at Mamman Kontagora House

A fire outbreak occurred on last Wednesday morning and destroyed properties worth millions of naira at Mamman Kontagora House, Marina, in Lagos Island. The inferno, an eye witness said started at about 8:30am on Wednesday morning and the shout of fire, fire, rented the air as people ran helter skelter for safety. According to a witness who works at the ...

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Fashola promises to help victim of Balogun Market fire

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday condoled with the victims of the fire outbreak at the Balogun Market on the Lagos Island, promising to rebuild the structures. Fashola, who spoke during a visit to the market, said he was happy that no life was lost in the incident. Before his arrival, governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, ...

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