Tag "inferno"

    Petrol tanker explodes in Onitsha

Petrol tanker explodes in Onitsha

 A petrol tanker caught fire in the early hours of Friday at Upper Iweke, Onitsha, Anambra state. The state's Federal Road Safety Corps command said no casualty was recorded in the incident. Andrew Kumapayi, the state sector commander, said the tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of petrol with no registration number, caught fire about 2:30 am on Friday. “The tanker caught fire due [...]

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    Shops destroyed as fire guts Maiduguri GSM market

Shops destroyed as fire guts Maiduguri GSM market

Dozens of shops and property worth millions of naira were destroyed on Thursday night as fire razed the Maiduguri GSM market. According to NAN, the fire started about 8:00 pm and lasted for several hours before it was extinguished by firefighters, security agents and members of the community. The market, popularly called Kasuwar Jagol, is located at the post office area of [...]

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    EFCC: Electrical fault — NOT sabotage — caused inferno

EFCC: Electrical fault — NOT sabotage — caused inferno

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says there was no element of sabotage in the fire incident that razed its office in Wuse 2, Abuja. Tony Orilade, acting spokesman of the anti-graft agency, disclosed this on Thursday. Orilade attributed the cause of the fire to electrical fault. He said no documents were destroyed in the inferno, adding that the data centre [...]

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    EFCC relocates data centre to headquarters after inferno

EFCC relocates data centre to headquarters after inferno

Following a fire outbreak at its office, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has relocated its data centre and inter-agency task force units to its headquarters in Jabi, Abuja. Data and equipment were lost in the fire that broke out at the commission's office in Wuse 2, Abuja on Monday night. In a statement by Tony Orilade, acting spokesman of the [...]

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