Tag: Tanker Explosion

Tanker explosion claims 5 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Five persons, early morning of Wednesday lost their lives in a tragic incident that happened on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Giving an update on the development, the Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Ahmed Umar, in a statement issued to newsmen in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun state said; “The FRSC wishes[Read More…]

Residents panic as petrol tanker explodes in Egbeda, Lagos

A tanker conveying 45,000 litres of petrol on Tuesday morning crashed and exploded at Banire/Ejigbadero bus stop in Egbeda. Ibrahim Farinloye, acting Zonal Coordinator, South-West Zonal Office, NEMA, confirmed the incident in Lagos. Mr Farinloye said NEMA received an alert at 12.20 a.m. that the tanker that was said to[Read More…]

Tanker carrying diesel explodes on Otedola bridge, razed a Toyota Camry carrying members of same family

A tanker conveying diesel on Saturday evening rolled over and burst into flames on the Michael Otedola Bridge causing panic among commuters plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It also razed a Toyota Camry car carrying members of the same family and a truck carrying container. However, no life was lost during[Read More…]

Just In: 8 killed, 7 others injured in a tanker explosion in Niger State

A Petrol Tanker explosion in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State, has claimed people’s lives and property. The cause of the explosion could not be ascertained as the remains of the affected persons were still at the scene of the explosion. But an eye witness account along the Bida-Lapai[Read More…]

Another Tanker Explosion Razes Over 10 Houses In Lagos

Barely three days after petrol tanker burst into flames at Iyana-Ipaja destroying millions of properties, another petrol tanker inferno occurred at Idimu Bus Stop, Egbe Idimu Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Lagos midnight destroying millions of properties. Only last week, no fewer than 69 persons burnt to death Sunday evening[Read More…]

Fashola Heaps Blame On Federal Government Over Lagos Tanker Explosion

The Governor of Lagos state, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) regrets the avoidable loss of over fifteen lives in the tanker explosion in Apapa area of the state on Tuesday. Fashola was speaking at the inspection of ongoing projects in Ikorodu this Thursday He described the incident as devastating just as[Read More…]