News - Tanker explosion

Survivors Of Anambra Tanker Explosion Protest

5 months ago /
Nation 

Survivors of the February 9 tanker explosion which killed about ten persons in Anambra state have taken to the streets to protest what they described as a high level of neglect by the owner of the tanker and the Anambra state government.

Tanker Explosion In Jos Causes Destruction, Panic

5 months ago /
Nation 

A tanker laden with fuel has exploded at a filling station in Jos the plateau state capital.

Seven Dead In Anambra Tanker Explosion

6 months ago /
Nation 

No fewer than seven persons have been confirmed dead after a tanker lorry loaded with fuel exploded in Awka, the Anambra State capital, South East Nigeria on Sunday.

Ayade On Tanker Explosion

7 months ago /
Nation 

Cross River state governor, Ben Ayade has expressed sadness over the tragic death of some persons in an explosion from a fuel-laden tanker at the new Netim junction, on the outskirts of Calabar.

Calabar Tanker Explosion

7 months ago /
Nation 

No fewer than forty persons have allegedly killed during a tanker explosion along Calabar Odukpani junction road in Cross River state.

Nine Killed, 54 Vehicles Burnt In Lagos Tanker Explosion

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission says at least nine commuters were burnt in their vehicles trapped in a fire as a petrol tanker went up in flames on the Michael Otedola bridge in Lagos on Thursday evening. Four other persons sustained serious injuries while 54 vehicles were burnt beyond recognition

Petrol Tanker Explosion Rocks Festac

1 year ago /
Nation 

Several vehicles were reportedly burnt on Wednesday afternoon after a tanker exploded in the Festac axis of Lagos state. According to eyewitnesses, the vehicles gutted fire as the tanker, said to be laden with petrol, backtracked and fell after it attempted to climb the Festac Link Bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government...

Ambode Promises To Run Open, Credible, Transparent Govt

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday restated his administration’s commitment to run an open, credible and transparent administration. Ambode said this during a courtesy visit on him by Mr Olufemi Deru, the 51st President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), at the Lagos House,...

Calabar: Residents Concerned About Illegal Parking Of Petrol Tankers

4 years ago /
Nation 

The people of Cross River have expressed concern over the illegal parking of petrol tankers along the busy Calabar high way, saying government should call the operators to order before the unexpected occurs. AIT’s Rasheed Olanrewaju reports that the people are becoming worried as a result of incessant tanker explosions in...