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Fire razes storey building belonging to 82-year-old man


There was confusion in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Tuesday as a storey building belonging to an 80-year-old man went up in flames in Ijokodo community around 2:10pm. The entire top structure was torched with properties worth millions of naira damaged. The 82-year-old man, Chief Amoo-Onidundu, reportedly built the house in 1978. It was gathered that the fire incident ...

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Fire razes Bayelsa radio station


The Bayelsa State Broadcasting Corporation, Glory FM, 97.1 on Tuesday, was gutted by fire, leaving the organisation with damaged property worth millions of naira. A presenter who was on duty, Victor Binawari, told journalists in Yenagoa, the state capital that the fire was ignited by a spark from the station’s control room in the early morning. Mr. Binawari said some ...

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Fire razes 156 shops in Aba Market


Fire has gutted about 156 shops at the timber and furniture section of Nkwo Ngwa market in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia, leaving many families in grief for their losses. Okechukwu Lawrence, Chairman of the market traders’ association, told journalists at the market on Sunday that he was informed about the incident through phone call around 7:00 pm ...

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LONDON BUILDING FIRE: What Went Wrong At Grenfell Tower?

Seventy-nine people are now believed to have died after a huge fire engulfed a west London tower last week. We give you an account of how it really happened and also ask questions about one of the worst disasters to plague London as reported on BBC NEWS. The Grenfell Tower fire occurred on 14 June 2017 at a 24-storey, 220-foot (67 m) high tower ...

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Hope rises for low rate housing loan

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Hope rises for low rate housing loan as NMRC refinances mortgage pushes for model mortgage, foreclosure law adoption The Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC), the private sector-led secondary mortgage institution in Nigeria, has raised hope for low interest rate on housing loan as it commits to its mandate of refinancing mortgages created by the primary mortgage banks (PMBs) in the ...

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Mansard Insurance building gutted by fire

A building belonging to Mansard Insurance Plc was on Tuesday gutted by fire in Lagos. The building, which is located on Aboyede Cole on the Victoria Island, was said to have been gutted by fire around 11am after a petrol tanker exploded near the building. It was gathered that the explosion led to the inferno. The tanker was said to ...

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