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    Three dead, five missing as boat capsizes in Lagos

Three dead, five missing as boat capsizes in Lagos

A search operation is ongoing after a boat carrying 20 passengers capsized in the Apapa area of Lagos on Wednesday.Five persons were said to be missing as at Thursday morning.Confirming the incident in a statement, Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said three people lost their lives.The boat was heading from Liverpool in Apapa [...]

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    Witnesses speak on tanker explosion in Lagos

Witnesses speak on tanker explosion in Lagos

At least 10 vehicles reportedly got burnt on Tuesday morning after a tanker explosion occurred around Barracks bus stop along the Lagos-Badagry expressway in Lagos.The incident occurred as commuters were heading to work in the early hours of the day.Witnesses said a tanker fully laden with petrol had fallen due to the poor condition of the road, spilling its contents on [...]

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    Four die in Lagos auto crash caused by driving against traffic

Four die in Lagos auto crash caused by driving against traffic

Four persons died after a jeep plying one way ran into a commercial bus at the Lekki Epe expressway in Lagos state.The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said the accident occurred in the early hours of Sunday.In a statement, Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager of LASEMA, said 16 people were also injured severely as a result of the accident."The agency [...]

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    Even our manager escaped through the fence, says man working at hotel close to Magodo gas station

Even our manager escaped through the fence, says man working at hotel close to Magodo gas station

A middle-aged man working at Sporta Suites, a hotel around Second Coming Gas Station, Magodo, Lagos, said the human resource manager of the hotel, fled through the fence when an explosion rocked the station on Monday morning."Na gas we first dey smell o, me and those people wey dey bar outside. Suddenly, we hear noise and we begin see smoke. Na so [...]

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    Five killed as container falls on commercial bus in Ojota

Five killed as container falls on commercial bus in Ojota

At least five people were killed after a truck which conveyed a 40ft container laden with plywood fell on a commercial bus in the Ojota area of Lagos.Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said the agency received a distress call about the incident at 4:20am on Saturday.He said many passengers were trapped in the bus with [...]

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    ‘Many trapped’ as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

‘Many trapped’ as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building under construction has collapsed in the Ilasa area of Lagos state, leaving many, especially workers, trapped.A witness said the incident occurred around 2pm.Rescue operation is ongoing at the building located at 2/4, Richard Abimbola, Off Limca Road, Ire Adri Estate.The Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS) is treating some of the victims, while others have been taken to the [...]

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