Gas Explosion Rocks Abia; 6 Die
No fewer than six persons have been killed at a gas explosion in Owaza, Ukwa West local government area of Abia State.
Though the details of the victims are yet to be ascertained, the incident occurred at about 9:50 am on Sunday, the victims stormed an illegal oil refining site in Owaza.
They were said to have used a gas cylinder to disconnect an oil pot which exploded in the process and killed the six on the spot, a source who pleaded anonymity
Tanker Explosion: 30 Houses Razed, 16 People Die In Jebba
No fewer than 16 persons have been killed in a petrol tanker explosion on Wednesday morning in Jebba, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.It was gathered that the petrol tanker was travelling through the town before it lost control and rammed into residential buildings. About 30 houses were completely razed in the explosion.The Spokesperson of Kwara State Fire Service Hassan Adekunle has confirmed the incident.Meanwhile, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in a st...
LAUTECH: Again, protest rocks Ogbomoso over relocation of agriculture faculty
On Monday, scores of Ogbomoso indigenes trooped out to major areas in the town to express their displeasure over the planned relocation of the faculty of agricultural sciences at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, to the newly established Iseyin campus of the institution.The Daily Post reports that the Oyo State government has perfected plans to relocate the faculty of agriculture at the university to the Iseyin campus.This is not the firs...
Protest Rocks Plateau Community Over Incessant Attacks, Killing Of ‘Over 100 People By Terrorists In Two Days’
There is apprehension in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, as youths and women in the state are currently protesting over incessant attacks and the killing of locals by gunmen suspected to be bandits, terrorists or herders.The protesters wore black attire and display leaflets to express their dissatisfaction over the situation in Mangu that has led to hundreds of death in the community. had reported how suspected terrorists attacked and reportedly ki...
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