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    Gas explosion kills two children in Lagos

Gas explosion kills two children in Lagos

At least two people were killed while 23 others sustained injuries in a gas explosion at Adule street in Ajegunle, Ajeromi-Ifelodun local government area of Lagos state, on Thursday. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, director-general of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident in a statement.He said the agency's officials who were at the scene of the incident, discovered that a gas [...]

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    Two injured as fire guts building in Lagos

Two injured as fire guts building in Lagos

Two persons sustained injuries after fire gutted a storey building around Tejuosho market in Yaba, Lagos.The fire outbreak occurred on Thursday.In a statement, Nosa Okunbor, public relations officer of Lagos State Emergency Management (LASEMA), said the outbreak was as a result of power surge from one of the rooms, which escalated to other parts of the building."The intensity of the [...]

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    Five persons rescued as another building collapses in Lagos

Five persons rescued as another building collapses in Lagos

Five persons have been rescued after a two-storey building collapsed in Ojuelegba area of Lagos state.The building located at Rufai street, off Makinde street in the area collapsed in the early hours of Friday.The state government announced the incident through its Twitter handle."5 people were rescued from a two storey building which collapsed in the early hours of today, Friday October [...]

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    PHOTOS: Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

PHOTOS: Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building with a penthouse collapsed in the Bariga area of Lagos on Thursday.The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) attributed the development to lack of maintenance.One of the residents was reportedly trapped before rescue officials got to the scene.Below are pictures of the collapsed building: \[...]

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    Twelve injured as another building collapses in Lagos

Twelve injured as another building collapses in Lagos

No less than twelve people were injured after the collapse of a three-storey building in Fagba area of Lagos state.It was gathered that the building, which was under construction, collapsed on Wednesday night, leaving many people trapped in the rubble.Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the chief executive officer of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident to reporters.She said there were no mortalities recorded. [...]

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    Eight injured as another building collapses in Lagos

Eight injured as another building collapses in Lagos

No less than eight people have been reportedly injured after a one-storey building collapsed in the Oshodi area of Lagos state.The building is said to have collapsed on Sunday at No 35, Adesanya Street, Mafoluku area of the Oshodi-Isolo local government area.Channels TV is reporting that Oke Osanyintolu, director-general of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed that no [...]

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    We’ve rescued all trapped victims, says LASEMA

We’ve rescued all trapped victims, says LASEMA

Adeshina Tiamiyu, general manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), says there is no casualty left under the debris of the collapsed three-storey building in the Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island.Tiamiyu spoke with journalists at the site of the incident on Thursday morning."We stopped work at 3am after recovering the lifeless body of a male and we are sure [...]

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    Collapsed building:12 killed, 42 in hospital as rescue operation continues

Collapsed building:12 killed, 42 in hospital as rescue operation continues

Twelve persons, including nine children, have been confirmed dead in the three-storey building that collapsed in the Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island.The building, which houses a primary school on the second floor, caved in on Wednesday morning while pupils were in their classrooms.Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and other rescue officials had rescued some of the [...]

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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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    Two killed as train collides with commercial bus in Lagos

Two killed as train collides with commercial bus in Lagos

At least two persons were killed after a commercial bus collided with a train in Lagos on Friday.The tragic incident occurred at Odejobi junction on the Old Abeokuta road.The passenger train collided with a parked commercial bus, forcing three hanging passengers to fall off the moving train at crossing at Pen Cinema, Iju Road.According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency [...]

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    Lagos tanker explosion: We’ve not found Eyitayo, says family of missing boy

Lagos tanker explosion: We’ve not found Eyitayo, says family of missing boy

About nine lives, according to officials, were lost in an inferno on Thursday when a petrol tanker lost control on the Otedola Bridge in Berger area of Lagos.Eyitayo, a three-year-old, his mother, twin sister and the driver were reportedly in a car close to the tanker.Hours after the incident, a post with Eyitayo’s picture went viral on social media— informing the [...]

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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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    Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building has collapsed at Ilufe road, Alaba international market Ojo, Lagos. The building, consisting of eight blocks of flats, collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday.Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager,  Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed this in a statement.He said no life was in the incident.Tiamiyu said investigation conducted at the scene revealed that the building had showed [...]

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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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