TVC E. A fuel tanker is currently on fire from a tanker right now at cele express bus stop, Lagos.
2 people reportedly dead. This is horrible
Watch the video as shared by Nollywood actor Jude Orhorha
These are photos from the fire which razed down the market on Wednesday.
TVC E. About 100 traders were, yesterday, displaced after fire razed a section of the popular Ladipo market in Mushin Local Government Area, Lagos State, with goods worth several millions destroyed in the over 50 shops involved.
Traders blamed the fire disaster, which started at about 3a.m., Wednesday, on power surge that emanated from Osoro Junction of the market. The traders explained that the fire started few minutes after the high-tension cable supplying electricity to the community malfunctioned, detached from the pole and fell on the shops.
When reporters visited the scene at about 11a.m., smoke was still billowing from the shops. The traders were sighted still sourcing for water from the drainage to put out the smokes from the shops.
Speaking to reporters, Best Daniel, one of the traders, lamented that the fire destroyed goods worth several millions. Daniel explained that...
TVC E. The man pictured above, Godwin Tonte, died on Monday March 28th from severe burns he sustained after a gas explosion that occurred at his place of work at the Niger Biscuit Factory located in Apapa, Lagos state on the Sunday March 20th.
Godwin who is the only child of his parents, had gone to his duty post that morning when the incident happened. One of the gas in the factory exploded and there was a fire outbreak which engulfed him, burning his entire body.
Two others were also burnt. He was rushed to the Tincan Island Hospital in Apapa where doctors worked to save his life. He however died on Easter Monday from complications from the injury.
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="391"] May his soul rest in peace Amen.[/caption]
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First, it was the Abubakar Rimi Market in Kano.
Later, the Birnin Kebbi Central Market was gutted by fire.
Journalists, who visited the scene of the incident today, reported that properties worth millions of naira were destroyed, but no life was lost in the fire, which started in the early hours of the day.
The Chairman of the central market management, Abubakar Bandam, told journalists that the fire was noticed at about midnight and that the source of the inferno was yet to be determined.
He said the management of the market was working closely with security agencies, to identify the cause, just as he commended the state’s fire service, for its prompt response....