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Lamentation as fire guts Delta market


No fewer than 300 shops adjacent Ogbeogonogo market in Asaba metropolis were gutted by an early morning fire on Tuesday. The incident left many traders in tears and goods worth millions burnt. Although the fire was brought under control four hours later, many shops had been gutted. The cause of the fire, which gutted Echolac Line-a row of ramshackle shops ...

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Again, Balogun Market Gutted By Fire

Balogun Market

It was earlier in November of 2019 that a fire incident was recorded in Balogun market. Now, another fire incident has occured. From the video shared, it was gathered that the fire had affected about four plazas in the market, one of which is the popular ‘Anambra Plaza’. While the cause of the fire is yet to be identified, the ...

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Fire destroys Ondo school’s property


Properties worth millions of naira were gutted by fire at the Akoko Anglican Grammar School in Arigidi Akoko, Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday. It was gathered that the fire, which started around 9 am, burnt down the school’s skills acquisition workshops. According to an eyewitness, some of the items destroyed by the inferno included sewing ...

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Fire destroys 30 shops, goods in Lagos market


Goods worth millions of naira were, on Sunday, destroyed by fire, which wreaked havoc on over 30 shops in the Owode-Onirin Market along the Ikorodu Road, Lagos State. The fire, which started from one of the shops in the metal section of the market, spread to other shops and destroyed goods worth millions of naira. The shop owners were left ...

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Breaking: Balogun market in Lagos on fire

Balogun market

A section of Balogun market in Lagos has reportedly been gutted by fire. The market caught fire in the early hours of Tuesday, November 2019, after traders resumed their sales for the day. @LAG_FireService Can you guys please get to obalende or sura now cuz im on 3rd mainland. Can't tell the exact address of this place but its just ...

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Fire destroys property worth millions in Edo spare parts market

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed last week Tuesday at Uwelu motor spare parts market in Benin, the Edo state capital when fire razed down over hundred shops at the market. It was gathered that the fire which started late Monday night, lasted till early hours Tuesday, before it was put off by combined efforts from fire service and ...

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Fire razes residential building in Kano

residential building

The Kano State Fire Service announced on Wednesday that a fire outbreak has gutted a residential building on New Road at Sabon Gari in Kano State. The spokesman of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano that the fire broke out late on Tuesday. “We received a distress call from one Malam Jamilu Yusuf ...

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Bandits attack Taraba villages, kill one, burn houses


At least, one person was said to have lost his life and several houses burnt and other valuable properties destroyed on Sunday night when suspected herdsmen attacked Tudiri village in Ardo Kola Local Government and Kasuan Baila area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital. Mr. Amos Tijam a victim of the attack told our correspondent that one person was killed, ...

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Early morning fire razes building at Agege, destroys property


Property worth millions of naira were yesterday lost to an early morning fire at No. 5. Olugbosho Street, Agege area of Lagos State. There was pandemonium as smoke suddenly covered the air from the compound made up of residential building and a church, Saints Assembly Church. The fire with billowing smoke was coming from some of the rooms, which made ...

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