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Container falls off truck, cuts off 60 yr-old woman’s leg in Iyana Ipaja

by Badejo Seun A woman identified as Esther Adebanjo, has lost one of her legs after a moving truck carrying a 40-feet container tumbled from the Iyana Ipaja bridge and the container fell on her leg.  The incident happened at about 6:30pm over the weekend. An eyewitness said that operatives of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were immediately

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DPR to investigate Abule Egba pipeline explosion

by Leslie Jacks The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has announced that it was investigating with other relevant stakeholders the pipeline explosion at Ile Epo, in Abule Egba, Lagos Mainland. The DPR, which is the regulator of the petroleum industry, made the announcement in a statement posted on its website. Recall that five persons were confirmed dead while several

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UPDATE: Abule-Egba death toll rises to five, 150 people displaced

by Paul Agada Two more people have been confirmed dead due to injuries sustained from the tragic pipeline explosion which affected Ekoro area of Abule-Egba, Lagos State, on Sunday, January 19, 2020, thereby increasing the death toll to five. According to the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, five fatalities involving three adult

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#AbuleEgbaExplosion: Vandals will be shown no mercy- Sanwo-Olu

by Leslie Jacks In the aftermath of the pipeline explosion that rocked Abule Egba community, Lagos Mainland, yesterday, Sunday, January 19, 2020, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu has said that his administration won’t show mercy to any pipeline vandals caught in the illegal act. Reacting to the incident which occurred at Ekoro, Abule Egba, Sanwo-Olu  who sympathized with the

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3 Dead, properties razed in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

by Leslie Jacks Barely a year after the explosion caused by pipeline vandalism in Abule Egba community, Lagos Mainland, tragedy struck again in the same community yesterday, Sunday, January 19, 2020, following a massive explosion the rocked the community. The incident which threw residents of Abule Egba, Pipeline, U-Turn and Awori communities into deep panic occurred

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UPDATE: LASEMA rescues man trapped in Ago Palace building collapse

by Leslie Jacks In the aftermath of the collapse which occurred earlier today at Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos Mainland, the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), has announced that the man trapped under the debris has been rescued. According the Agency, the victim is currently undergoing a treatment by the paramedic team. In addition, the

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