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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

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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

Taraba

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

Agege

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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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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