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Fire destroys Katsina varsity

Katsina

A wild fire on Tuesday razed down parts and offices of the Katsina State-owned Umar Musa Yar’adua University, destroying some parts of the buildings including some section of faculty of Education, the office of Head of library and information Science department in the faculty, others include the examination office and some lecturer’s rooms. The cause of the Fire outbreak is ...

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Fire razes building, shops in Calabar

Calabar

Fire razed six houses and four shops on Eyo Edem Street near Watt market in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State in the early hours of Tuesday. Eyewitnesses said the fire broke out around 2:30 am on Tuesday. The cause of the fire could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report. One of ...

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Property worth millions of naira destroyed as fire guts computer section of Delta library

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A fire outbreak on Wednesday destroyed the computer section of the Delta State Library in Asaba, with property worth millions of naira gutted. Eyewitness, Josephine Obareh said computers worth millions were destroyed by the inferno, which started in a mysterious way within the roof of the library section at night. Mrs. Rosemary Eboh, Director in charge of the library, who ...

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Fire razes property worth N7m in Lafia

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Fire destroys property worth N7 million at a seven rooms apartment along the popular B.A.D road in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Eyewitnesses told newsmen in separate interviews on Tuesday in Lafia that the fire started at 11.30 a.m from one of the rooms and later spread to the other rooms. Ms. Aisha Ishaq, an eyewitness, and member of the affected family ...

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Fire destroys INEC office in Imo

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The Independent National Electoral Commission’s office (INEC) in Isiala Mbano, Imo North was on Monday gutted by fire, destroying materials and some infrastructure. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained as at press time. When newsmen were contacted, the INEC Public Relations Officer, Emmanuella Ben-Opara, confirmed the incident and described it as very unfortunate. The PRO explained ...

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Hoodlums in Osun set 5 houses on fire

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Suspected arsonists on Sunday night set five houses on fire at Igangan in Atakumosa East Local Government Area of Osun State. Newsmen reports that the hoodlums who attacked the community at about 8.pm also destroyed property worth millions of naira. The assailants were also said to have shot one Miss Rukayat Balogun at Iwara in the early hours of Saturday. ...

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6 lives lost as fire destroys property worth N400m in Bauchi

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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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Fire razes building, properties worth millions of naira lost

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Property worth millions of naira were destroyed when a fire believed to have been caused by candlelight razed an entire building housing tenants and shops. The incident occurred in the university town of Nsukka, Enugu State. It was gathered that the fire, which started around 8:30 p.m., was as a result of a candle left unattended to in one of ...

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Hotel in Awka lost property worth millions of naira to fire

Awka

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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7 lives lost as fire engulfs property worth N88m in Gombe

Gombe

Gombe – Malam Garba Jibrin, Deputy Director Fire Services in Gombe State says, seven lives and properties worth N88 million were lost to fire disasters between January and Sept. 2018. Jibrin disclosed this in an interview in Gombe on Wednesday. He said that during the period under review they were able to save 1, 038 lives, recorded 64 injuries and ...

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