Lagos State: Ikotun In Disarray As Fuel Tanker Explodes

There was palpable tension at Banire, Ikotun Road in the Alimosho area of Lagos as a diesel-laden tanker suddenly exploded after losing control on Tuesday morning. The inferno was confirmed by the Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu. Many residents and motorists were said to have narrowly escaped death in […]

Benue State: Another Fuel Tanker Explodes, Houses Razed

Another tanker, laden with fuel has exploded in Oshigbudu, Agatu Local Government of Benue State barely three days after similar incident occurred in the community. It is gathered that houses were razed in the fresh explosion that occurred around 3am on Tuesday morning. One Otache Gabriel, a member of the community, who announced the incident […]

One Feared Dead, Vehicles Burnt As Tanker Explodes In Abeokuta

One person was feared dead while scores of vehicles got burnt in a tanker explosion that occurred in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.   The incident occurred around 8:15 am today on the Presidential Boulevard Road  in Kuto axis Abeokuta.   The explosion, which reportedly involved a 33,000-fuel laden tanker, happened due to a brakes […]

Tanker Explodes In Mile 2, Burns 3 Other Cars

A petrol laden tanker has exploded in the Mile 2 axis of Lagos state burning at least 3 other cars in the process. The incident reportedly occurred when suddenly overturned while in the process of navigating through the dilapidated spot at LACASERA outwards Mile- 2 Oke, opposite Fatgbems Fuel Station, along Apapa -Oshodi Expressway. The […]

LASEMA Confirm Tanker Accident Along Aso-Odo Road

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on Tuesday confirmed the report of a petrol laden tanker involved in an accident along Aso-Odo road, Badagry, thereby warning residents to stay clear of the axis. The Director General of the emergency agency, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu gave the warning in a statement issued on Tuesday. He […]

Kogi State Declares Two Days Mourning In honour Of Tanker Explosion Victims

The government of Kogi state has declared a two-day mourning period in remembrance of those that died in the tanker explosion in Felele, along the Lokoja-Abuja highway on Wednesday. No fewer than 25 persons, including five students of the state-owned polytechnic, three nursery school pupils and passersby were burnt beyond recognition in the resulting explosion […]