Fire accident

JUST IN: Lagos Suffers Another Fire Accident As Burning Building Collapses, Policeman Killed

  LAGOS – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that a policeman have been confirmed dead as the six-storey building that gutted by fire on Tuesday, November 5th in Lagos Island has collapsed. The six-storey building located at 43 Martins Street, Lagos Island, collapsed around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday as firemen continued spirited efforts at extinguishing the inferno. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Popular Balogun Market in Lagos Up in Flames, Several Properties Destroyed [SEE VIDEOS] A section of the burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring him while trying to control the surging crowd. Confirming the death of the officer, Mr Olanrewaju Elegushi, Special Adviser to [Read]

BREAKING: Popular Balogun Market in Lagos Up in Flames, Several Properties Destroyed [SEE VIDEOS + PHOTOS]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that a section of the popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island is on fire. In videos shared on social media, the fire was seen billowing from a building in the crowded market. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the burning building is a shopping plaza located at 43, Martins Street, Lagos Island. Men of the Lagos State fire service and other security agents are on the ground as of the time of filing this report. Also, occupants of the building were seen making efforts to salvage their goods from the multi-storey building. See videos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES [Read]

Tragedy: Late Night Fire Razes Many Shops In Lagos

  LAGOS – Tragedy struck in the late hours of Sunday, September 29, when 13 shops were razed by at Adeshola Street, Agodo Bus Stop, Cele Egbe, in Idimu-Egbe Local Council Development Area, LCDA of Lagos State. Though, no major casualties were recorded, two adult males suffered minor injuries and have since been taken to an undisclosed hospital for further medical attention. According to report by the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, LASEMA, which raced to the scene of incident, revealed that, the affected shops gutted by fire was due to a gas cylinder that exploded in one of the shops. The fire, which was reported to have emanated from [Read]

Five Siblings Burnt To Death In Lagos

LAGOS – Five children from the same family in Lagos State have been burnt to death. According to the police, the children, who were left by their mother, Florence Asoye, in the care of one Suliat, were burnt beyond recognition. The spokesman of the Lagos State Police Command, Bala Elkana, said the case was reported at Takwa Bay Police State on August 7, 2019 at about 10:30am, but the incident happened in August 6, 2019. Elkana said the mother of the children said the left home at about 6:30pm to Takwa Bay Jetty, leaving them in the care of Suliat. However, by the time she returned, her room had been [Read]

BREAKING: BRT Vehicle Up in Flames On Third Mainland Bridge [SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that a Bus Rapid Transit Vehicle caught fire on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State, Nigeria. The immediate cause of the fire incident as well casualty figures could not be ascertained as at PRESS TIME. Meanwhile, See more photos of the unfortunate incident below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; More Details Shortly!!     [Read]

BREAKING: Hoodlums Attack, Set Imo INEC Office Ablaze [SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ngor Okpuala local government area of Imo state is currently on fire. Suspected hoodlums were said to have invaded the place while electoral officials were collating results of the governorship and state assembly elections. An INEC official, who preferred anonymity, told TheCable that the suspected thugs broke into the place around 2pm. She said they overpowered the local security guard there before setting the place on fire. Policemen quickly moved in and guarded the electoral materials while the officials where taken to the INEC head office in Imo, [Read]

Card readers, ballot boxes destroyed in Akwa Ibom office fire, says INEC [READ MORE]

An unspecified number of card readers and ballot boxes were destroyed when the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State caught fire. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the fire destroyed the office early on Friday, March 8, 2019, just a day before the commencement of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. While speaking during an interview on Channels Television on Friday, the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, revealed that card readers and ballot boxes were destroyed in the fire. He said, “In the wee hours of this morning, I got a call that one of [Read]

TRAGEDY: Two feared dead, property destroyed in early morning inferno in Delta

Two children have been feared killed with property worth millions of Naira destroyed in an early morning fire incident which occurred on Digbori Street, near Hausa Quarters in Igbudu Market, Warri, Delta State. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that among the victims who lost their lives were a year and six-month-old baby, Wealth Enorke and a four-year-old boy, Kesiena Lucky. The deceased were children of two sisters, Elohor Lucky and Ufuoma. The fire reportedly started around 2am on Monday. It was learnt that a kerosene dealer who is the grandmother of the deceased children had put on her candlelight around the kerosene, leading to the fire outbreak. An eyewitness who [Read]

BREAKING: Another Fuel Tanker Explodes Along Minna – Suleja Road

Barely 24 hours after the Otedola Bridge Lagos Petrol tanker fire incident, fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that another Fuel Tanker explodes along Minna – Suleja Road. Details were however still sketchy as at the time of filing this report with very disturbing pictures as can be seen below: Stay tuned for more information soonest.   [Read]