Big Bangs: Timeline Of Explosions In Nigeria

  About 17 persons died and several houses destroyed following an explosion at the Abule-Ado area around Festac town in Amuwo Odofin Local government Area of Lagos state. The massive blast has reportedly rocked neighbouring areas, sparking a massive blaze that destroyed nearby buildings including a school. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said that … Continue reading Big Bangs: Timeline Of Explosions In Nigeria

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila Commiserate With Victims Of Abule-Ado Explosion

  Leaders of the National Assembly have commiserated with victims of the pipeline explosion that rocked Abule-Ado area of Lagos on Sunday. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, in separate statements, called on the relevant authorities to get to the root of the incident, with a … Continue reading Lawan, Gbajabiamila Commiserate With Victims Of Abule-Ado Explosion

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Those Who Have Hand In Abule-Ado Blast Must Be Punished – Tinubu

  National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has condemned the pipeline explosion in Abule-Ado area of Lagos, demanding that those who have hands in the incident should be punished. In a statement on Sunday from his Media Office, signed by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu commiserated with families and relations of those who … Continue reading Those Who Have Hand In Abule-Ado Blast Must Be Punished – Tinubu

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APC Wins Jigawa State Bye-Election

  Muhammad Musa Fagen-Gawo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Jigawa bye-election after polling 48,318 votes. He is a a son to the deceased member representing Garki/Babura Federal constituency, Fagen Gawo. The presiding officer Professor, Ahmad Shehu Kutama, made the declaration at the Collation centre in Babura local Government on Sunday. According … Continue reading APC Wins Jigawa State Bye-Election

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Abule-Ado Explosion: Make Safety Your Priority, Sanwo-Olu Tells Residents

  Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised residents to make safety their priority, while urging them to maintain a safe distance from the scene of the explosion and fire as the site is still live. Residents in Abule-Ado area of the state were thrown into a sad mood on Sunday morning as a … Continue reading Abule-Ado Explosion: Make Safety Your Priority, Sanwo-Olu Tells Residents

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Abule-Ado Explosion: Don’t Sell Gas, Build Houses Around Pipelines, Kyari Tells Lagosians

  Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has warned Lagos residents to desist from building houses, as well as vendors, to desist from selling gas around the corporation’s pipeline right of way (ROW). Speaking during an on-the-spot assessment of an explosion site in Abule-Ado area of Festac town … Continue reading Abule-Ado Explosion: Don’t Sell Gas, Build Houses Around Pipelines, Kyari Tells Lagosians

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Buhari Condoles With Victims Of Abule–Ado Explosion

  President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sympathised with victims of the Abule-Ado explosion in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, on Sunday. In a short statement, President Buhari also expressed shock at the tragedy which many has described as a black Sunday. I have received with sadness the news of this … Continue reading Buhari Condoles With Victims Of Abule–Ado Explosion

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Abule-Ado Blast Triggered By Gas Explosion, Says NNPC

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says that a gas explosion caused the blast which rocked Abule Ado area of Lagos State. In a statement by the Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Dr Kennie Obateru, on Sunday, the blast occurred after a truck hit some gas cylinders stacked in a gas processing plant … Continue reading Abule-Ado Blast Triggered By Gas Explosion, Says NNPC

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Air Force Says ISWAP Logistics Facilities Destroyed By Airstrikes In Borno

  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that some structures and logistics facilities used by the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) at Bukar Meram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State have been destroyed by airstrikes. According to the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, … Continue reading Air Force Says ISWAP Logistics Facilities Destroyed By Airstrikes In Borno

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At Least 15 Dead, Children Trapped As Explosion Rocks Lagos Community

   At least 15 bodies have been recovered while rescue operations are ongoing after an explosion occurred at the Abule-Ado area of Festac town in Amuwo Odofin Local Government area of Lagos State. Spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the casualty figures to Channels Television on Sunday. Farinloye said … Continue reading At Least 15 Dead, Children Trapped As Explosion Rocks Lagos Community

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