Tag: LASEMA

Eight dead, 10 injured as building collapses in Lagos Island

The building which collapsed on Sunday in Lagos State has recorded a death toll of eight. According to the officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, emergency responders recovered one more body. 20 people were rescued while giving an update Monday morning. LASEMA spokesman, Nosa Dokubor gave the breakdown[Read More…]

Breaking: 26 houses, 16 shops, 1 Primary school destroyed as gas explosion rocks Baruwa, Lagos

An explosion has rocked a gas station in the Baruwa community of the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. Multiple sources and eyewitness confirm to NewsWireNGR that the incident occurred around early hours of Thursday. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency in a tweet revealed that the initial assessment[Read More…]

Three persons have died and nine injured following a building collapse in Lagos

Three persons have died and nine injured following a building collapse on Freeman Street, in the Lagos Island area of Lagos State. The three-story building collapsed in the early hours of Saturday when the occupants were still asleep. The Director-General of the State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu,[Read More…]

Tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of petrol burns on Otedola bridge

The Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of petrol with registration number KJA-900XR, on Saturday burnt fire on the Otedola Bridge. The Public Affairs Officer of LASEMA, Mr Nusa Okunbor, made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos. According to him, an investigation revealed[Read More…]

Again, Three-storey Building Collapses in Lagos And Here’s What We Know

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[Read More…]

Breaking News: Body of Dr. Allwell Orji Who Ended his Life by Jumping Into the Lagos Lagoon Has Been Found

 The body of Dr. Allwell Orji who jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Sunday has been found. Dr Orji, a medical doctor ended his life shortly after receiving a phone call by jumping into the lagoon not too long after her left church according accounts by his driver. Orji was[Read More…]

Buhari Begins Two-day Working Visit To Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari will Monday, May 23, 2016 begin a two-day working visit to Lagos State. It will be President Buhari’s first official visit to the state since he assumed office about a year ago. In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, stated[Read More…]

6 Children Drown, As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

Tragedy struck, yesterday, at Irawe area of Ojo, Lagos State, after a canoe conveying 14 schoolchildren capsized. Six children reportedly drowned, while eight others, including the driver, were rescued. The incident occurred after a fibre canoe reportedly ran into the passenger boat at about 9 a.m. At press time, Vanguard reports[Read More…]

FG Says No More Refugees Camp In Nigeria

NAN The Federal Government said there was no more refugees camp in Nigeria, attributing the development to the fact that there was no more war in Liberia or Sierra Leone. Mrs Hadiza Sani-Kangiwa, the Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI),[Read More…]