18-year-old Girl Sets Sleeping Lover Ablaze In Benue

An 18-year-old girl has been apprehended by the police after allegedly setting her boyfriend ablaze after a quarrel in the Wadata area of Makurdi town. Vanguard gathered from an eyewitness that the teenage girl carried out the dastardly act Monday morning at about 2 am when the victim was fast asleep. Benue State Map According... Continue Reading →

One person injured as fire razes over 20 shops in Potiskum

An early morning fire has razed down over twenty shops, consuming multimillion naira worth of properties and valuables in Potiskum Main Market, Yobe State. The inferno was said to have started at about 12am on Monday, by a yet to be ascertained factor. Reports have it that one person is hospitalized following injuries sustained from... Continue Reading →

Inferno kills two siblings in Jigawa

Two brothers were killed in a fire incident that razed down a house at Kafar Fada Quarters in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Eye witness said that the incident occurred on Monday night. He said the incident resulted in the death of two children of the same parents. Police Public Relations Officer in... Continue Reading →

Africa must condemn Nigeria bloodshed – Rawlings

Former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings has enjoined "All conscientious citizens of Africa" to condemn the bloodshed in Nigeria. He is also urging parties in the ongoing protests against police brutalities "to move towards non-violent engagement" to resolve the umpasse. Several thousands of Nigeria's youths have been protesting what they say are brutalities perpetrated by the... Continue Reading →

Fire Guts Former President, Obasanjo’s House In Abeokuta (VIDEO)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s house was said to have caught fire on Wednesday. Around 9pm on one side of the house, which is located at Ita Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. It was gathered that firefighters immediately responded to distress call as they swung into action and succeeded in putting out the... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Fire Guts Buildings At Balogun Market

Some buildings inside Balogun market, located on Lagos Island are currently on fire. The fire outbreak is reported to have started from Anambra Plaza at Martins area of the market. The inferno, according to eyewitnesses has spread to about five structures and firefighters are currently battling it. Traders are however in a great panic as... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Three Dead As Firefighting Plane Crashes In Australia

Three American crew helping to battle Australia’s devastating bushfires were killed Thursday when their water-bombing plane crashed in mountainous terrain during a sortie to tackle another outbreak of the deadly blazes. Officials said the Hercules C-130 plane erupted in a large fireball on impact in a national park the Snowy Mountains shortly before 1:30 pm... Continue Reading →

Video: Tension At Lagos As Pipeline Explosion Rocks Abule-Egba

There is tension among residents of Abule Egba area of Lagos State as a pipeline explosion rocked the area on Sunday evening. The explosion was said to have occurred from a ruptured pipeline caused by activities of vandals around the area Linda Ikeji's Blog reports. Several properties were said to have been consumed. Public Relations... Continue Reading →

Australian Firefighters Battle To Bring Inferno Under Control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia’s largest “megablaze” under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite for countryside ravaged by bushfires. New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the upper hand in the fight against the vast Gospers Mountain fire on Sydney’s northwestern outskirts, which has been burning for... Continue Reading →

Christmas Tree Causes Fire That Kills California Man And His 3 Kids

A father, his son and two daughters have died in a house fire sparked by a Christmas tree NBC LA reports. Father-of-five Juan Moreno, 41, got out of the home when the fire broke out in Hemet, California, at 1.15am Friday but raced back in when he realized some of his children were still in... Continue Reading →

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