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MAIDUGURI — An official of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in Gamboru Ngala of Borno state, Malam Yusuf Gulumba says the strange fire outbreak at the internally displaced persons IDPs camp at Gamboru Ngala in Borno has rendered over 100 inmates homeless. The Gamborun Ngala camp has a population of over 40,000 IDPs and witnessed such an incident in April 2019. The latest fire outbreak had destroyed three mudbrick shelters, 12 makeshift shelters and...

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ORE, (ONDO) — The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned its operatives against risking their lives by jumping on the road to stop moving vehicles in a bid to perform their duty. Mr. Sikiru Alonge, the Commander, Ore Unit Command told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Ore, Ondo State that many operatives had been killed in the process. He said that operatives must always imbibe professionalism and safety in the...

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KANO — The casualty figures of 49 passengers on board capsized while conveying passengers who are mostly pupils of Madinatu Islamiyya School from Badau village heading to Bagwai in Kano State to participate in Maulud celebration marking the birth of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) has risen to 42. This followed the recovery of 13 dead bodies of people that were still missing days after the tragic boat accident. Twenty-nine people were earlier recovered dead while seven...

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ENUGU — The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says it is putting in place final modalities to carry out massive campaign against fire outbreaks within the South-East as dry season sets in. The South-East Coordinator of NEMA, Mr. James Eze, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday. Eze said that the NEMA would carry out the massive campaign within Anambra, Enugu, and Ebonyi States, adding that it would be...

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KANO — A boat carrying over 40 passengers, including pupils of Madinatu Islamiyya School in Bagwai Local Government Area of Kano State has capsized killing more than 20 passengers. The deceased students were said to be on their way to attend Maulud, an Islamic celebration held annually to commemorate the Birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad when the incident happened along Badau village to Bagwai town. According to a source in Bagwai General Hospital, about...

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YOBE — A wildfire, late Tuesday evening along Gulani-Teteba town in the Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe State destroyed many farmlands, including crops. The cause of the fire, which is yet to be ascertained, gutted farmlands with a total distance of about 7 kilometers. The incident had caused panic, apprehension among people within the farming community. The Chairman Gulani Local Government Council, Alhaji Dayyabu Ilu Jibilwa, who confirmed the incident, said his team would...

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ABUJA — Following the incessant building collapse in Nigeria, the Minister of Power, Mr. Abubakar Aliyu has called on engineers in the building sector to be proactive and ensure standard operations in the discharge of their duties. The minister spoke against the backdrop of a recent building collapse in the country during a visit by the Deputy President/President-elect of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr. Gidari-Wudil, in his Office. According to a statement in...

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PORT HARCOURT — Three children of the same parents and two others were feared dead when a wildfire destroyed an eight-passenger boat at the Bonny/Nembe/Bille Jetty in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Monday. The fire came about 24 hours after an explosion rocked a large compound allegedly used for illegal oil bunkering, consuming several goods and property. Also on Saturday, a fire ignited by inflammable substances believed to be adulterated diesel destroyed heavy duty equipment...

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ABUJA — The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says a total of 850 road traffic crashes were recorded in the FCT resulting in 159 deaths and 1,572 injuries between January and November. The Sector Commander, RS7.1 Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Oga Ochi, disclosed this at the 2021 Special Marshal Sectorial Workshop on Saturday in Abuja. The theme of the workshop is, “Volunteerism beyond Ember Months: the Role of Special Marshals in Combating Road Traffic...

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LAGOS — The Lagos State Government says 29 families have submitted samples for DNA to identify bodies evacuated from the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, said in a statement on Monday that the identification of bodies had continued at the IDH, Yaba, Lagos Mainland. Omotoso said that a committee to supervise the identification and release of the bodies had been set up and comprised of senior...

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