VIDEO: Shop owners count losses as another explosion rocks Lagos

February 14, 2024 Oguntade Ismaila 0

Shop owners at Toyin bus stop, Iju-ishaga, Lagos state are still counting their losses after Tuesday night gas explosion that burnt down their businesses. The explosion which occurred at about 10 pm created panic as residents of the area scampered for safety. Blueprint gathered that one person was seriously injured by the fire incident, but is still battling for survival Read More

VIDEO: Explosion rocks Yobe varsity, students’ hostel razed

February 14, 2024 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

Fire resulting from gas cylinder explosion Tuesday night razed the female hostel block at Yobe State University Damaturu. Blueprint gathered that the fire started around 7:20pm. The fire burnt down the complete block of the new Female students’ Hostel. A reliable source revealed that there was no lost of life but five asthmatic students lost consciousness after inhaling high smoke Read More

Breaking: Fire guts police headquarters

February 12, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The police command in Kano state said the Divisional Police headquarters in Nasarawa Local Government Area (LGA) has been gutted by fire. The state commissioner of police, Mr Hussaini Gumel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday. ‘’At about 5.45 a.m., the Divisional Police headquarters were Read More

TikTok influencer, Oloba Salo in tears as car catches fire

February 4, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Popular TikTok influencer Ojesanmi Afeez Oloba Salo, burst into tears as he revealed that his multi-million naira car had burst into flames while on his way to Lagos State. In a post on social media, the TikTok influencer could be heard in a video showing off his car, far from where he was standing, as it burst into hot flames. Read More

Fire razes popular church in Lagos

February 1, 2024 Blueprint News 0

A popular church, Household of David Church, situated at Adeniyi Jones Street, Ikeja Lagos, was gutted by fire on Wednesday morning. This was confirmed to Vanguard by the National Emergency Management Agency, saying the fire was successfully put out. NEMA disclosed that the fire began around 11 am at the rear of the church, and was noticed by passersby who Read More

Fire guts INEC office

January 26, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Oyo State has confirmed a fire incident at its Ibadan South East Local Government Area Office. According to a statement issued in Ibadan by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Adeniran Tella, and made available to newsmen, the fire occurred around 10.30 am on Friday. The REC stated that the cause of the Read More

Fire guts 10-storey building in Lagos

January 21, 2024 Blueprint News 0

A 10-storey building on Broad Street, Lagos Island Local Government Area of Lagos State has caught fire. The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, disclosed this on Sunday. The fire, which cause was yet to be identified, gutted the popular Mandilas building in the area starting from the first floor of the building and has escalated to Read More

Fire descends on Ahmed Musa’s property

January 19, 2024 Blueprint News 0

A fire incident has occurred at the prestigious Ahmed Musa Centre on Friday January 19, 2024. Ahmed Musa is Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain and is on national duty in Cote d’Ivoire presently. Blueprint learnt that the fire started at about 2pm, razing a better part of the event centre located at Ahmed Musa Centre, located along Yakowa Way in Karji, Read More

Fire guts office of Tinubu’s Special Adviser

December 2, 2023 Admin III 0

The office of the Special Adviser (SA) to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) was engulfed with fire on Saturday. Director Communications, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) M.A Ahmed disclosed this, saying that the incident affected the utility rooms on the second to the eighth floors of the Federal Secretariat in Read More

Uneasy calm as fire engulfs popular singer’s house

November 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular singer, Adekunle Temitope, popularly known as Small Doctor’s house has been gutted by fire, leading to the loss of property worth millions of naira. The singer confirmed the incident on his Instagram story on Thursday. He stated that no life was lost, adding in Yoruba that when a king’s palace gets burnt, it only adds to its beauty. Small Read More

Tragedy as fire guts commercial vehicle in Lagos, claims lives

November 13, 2023 Admin III 0

An accident involving a commercial bus with number plate MUS 753 YD claimed three lives on Sunday after the vehicle caught fire along the Lekki expressway of Lagos State. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency disclosed this in a statement made available on its Facebook page on Sunday. The Agency said the bodies of the deceased have been transferred to Read More

Fire guts four relaxation parks in Kano

November 9, 2023 Admin III 0

A fire incident occurred on Thursday night, which resulted in the destruction of four relaxation parks located on Audu Bako Road near the Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital (MAWTH) in Kano State. Saminu Yusif Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Fire Service, confirmed the incident to newsmen. He stated that the fire service had dispatched its personnel Read More

Fire guts four relaxation parks in Kano

November 9, 2023 Admin III 0

A fire incident occurred on Thursday night, which resulted in the destruction of four relaxation parks located on Audu Bako Road near the Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital (MAWTH) in Kano State. Saminu Yusif Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Fire Service, confirmed the incident to newsmen. He stated that the fire service had dispatched its personnel Read More

Breaking: Popular Abuja shopping mall on fire

November 6, 2023 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

A shopping mall located around Bannex area, Wuse 2, Abuja is currently on fire. An eye witness told Blueprint that the incident started by 8:15pm on Monday November 6, 2023, but as at the time of writing this report, there has been no details about the cause of the incident and whether or not there are casualties. Already, efforts are Read More

Fire guts popular market in Lagos

November 1, 2023 Admin III 0

A popular market in Lagos State, Ladipo Plank Market, was engulfed in a midnight inferno, resulting in the destruction of goods and property. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyitolu, however, confirmed that no lives were lost in the incident. Oke-Osanyitolu said, “The agency responded to distress calls and arrived at the above scene of the Read More

Enugu fire incident: Our armoury, server intact – EFCC

May 8, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Economic and Finance Crime Commission (EFCC) has said the fire incident that gutted its South-east zonal office, Enugu state would not affect its operations. The secretary of the commission, Goerge Ekpungu stated this Sunday, briefly after inspection of the burnt facility in Enugu. He stated that all their processes are in soft copy. He said in spite of the inferno, Read More

Breaking: Fire guts another popular Lagos market

May 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular Lagos market, Alaba International Market, has gutted by fire on Friday. The fire gutted some shops of the market which is located around Ojo area of the state. The number of casualties could not be verified at the time of this report. The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service in an update by its director, Margaret Adeseye, said that Read More

VIDEO: Tension as fire guts popular church building

March 21, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry,(CMDM), Warri, Delta state has been gutted by fire. This was disclosed in a video shared on Facebook by the General Overseer (GO), of CMDM, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin, on Tuesday. The clergy said that no life was lost during the incident.

Sit-at-home:  One killed, 2 buses, 5 tricycles set ablaze in Enugu 

March 6, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Armed hoodlums, believed to be enforcing the usual sit-at-home order every Monday instituted by the pro-Biafra group, IPOB, in the early hours of Monday, killed an elderly motorist and also set two commercial Sienna buses and five tricycles ablaze in Enugu, Enugu state capital. The ugly incident was said to have taken place at the popular Liberty Bus Stop, Abakpa-Nike, Read More

Maiduguri fire: Zulum hosts victims, presents N1bn cheque

February 28, 2023 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum Monday in Maiduguri hosted hundreds of victims the fire inferno at Borno Monday Market. Most of those hosted are traders at the Monday Market whose shops and goods worth billions of naira, were razed by an inferno that engulfed the market Sunday. Zulum presented a cheque of one billion naira for onward disbursement as emergency palliative Read More

Breaking: Mysterious fire razes popular Maiduguri market

February 26, 2023 Editor 0

The Maiduguri Central market popularly known as Monday market is on fire. The early Sunday fire outbreak is still raging with men of fire service battling to contain it. The state Director Fire Service, Umaru Kirawa who confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that the state, Federal and other fire units from various institutions have joined Read More

VIDEO: Fire guts another popular market in Lagos

January 26, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular Lagos market in Balogun has gutted by fire. The cause of the fire which started on Thursday is still known but the men of the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services have responded to a distress call concerning the incident.

Pictures: Again, fire wrecks havoc in Anambra

January 24, 2023 Admin III 0

Fire has razed a foam industry in Nodu market, Okpuno in Awka south local government area of Anambra state. The multi-million goods were destroyed by fire on Monday night. Effort put in place to put off the fire was not enough as the industry was totally destroyed.

New Year Day tragedy: Couple die in mysterious fire

January 1, 2023 Editor 0

A former staffer of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and his wife have been killed in an early morning fire incident at their Government Reservation Area (GRA) residence in the Ibara area of Abeokuta, Ogun state. The tragedy, which occurred shortly after the couple, Kehinde Fatiniye, and his wife Bukola, returned from a cross-over church service on New Year day, is Read More