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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 killed in yet another gas explosion in Lagos

Four killed in yet another gas explosion in Lagos

Four people have reportedly been killed while several sustained injuries in another gas explosion in Lagos.A leaking gas cylinder at an artisan’s shop in Ajara, Badagry, was responsible for the incident which happened an hour after an explosion occurred at Second Coming gas station (pictured) in the Magodo area of the state.Two people died and eight sustained various degrees of injury [...]

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    ’10 dead’, many injured in gas explosion at  Lagos station

’10 dead’, many injured in gas explosion at Lagos station

Gas tanks at the Second Coming gas station in the Magodo area of Lagos exploded on Monday resulting in an inferno.At least 10 persons died in the inferno, according to Channels Television.The inferno, which was triggered by a spark from a car at the station, has already spread to surrounding buildings.The gas plant is located on CMD Road, opposite Magodo [...]

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Fire razes down 50 shops in Lagos

Not less than 50 shops containing planks and other building materials were totally destroyed by fire in the Abule-Egba axis of Lagos on Monday.Confirming the news, Mr Rasaq Fadipe, the director of Lagos state fire service, said though no life was lost, several valuables, including two vehicles and several cutting machines got caught in the inferno.Fadipe said the cause of [...]

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    Two years on, cause of Dana crash still unknown

Two years on, cause of Dana crash still unknown

The inquest into the Dana airplane crash of 2012 was officially closed on Tuesday — exactly two years after the tragedy — without any real hint on the causes of the crash.Addressing the media in Lagos, Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe, the presiding coroner, said the panel could not pinpoint the factors responsible for the crash because the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) [...]

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