Posts Tagged ‘Gas explosion’

Gov Sanwo-Olu Commiserates With Victims Of Lagos Gas Explosion, Takes Action

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, condoled with the families of the victims of the Baruwa gas explosion at Ipaja area of the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement signed by Mr. Gboyega Akosile, his Chief Press Secretary, expressed deep sorrow over the incident that claimed lives and destroyed properties worth millions of naira. He described the […]

JUST IN: Again, Gas Explosion Rocks Lagos

Reports reaching BREAKINGTIMES indicate that a gas explosion has occurred in Baruwa, Ipaja, Lagos State. According to eye witnesses, the incident occurred at about 5.45am. It was gathered that the incident has resulted into panic as residents scamper for safety. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, says it has activated emergency response. Nosa Okunbor, […]

ICYMI: Gas Explosion Kills One In Lagos

Recording its third gas explosion in one week, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has recovered a body from a gas explosion that occurred on Monday at Alafia bus-stop, Orile Iganmu, even as four other persons were injured. A statement by Nosa Okunbor, the spokesperson of the agency, informs that the victim is 35-year-old […]

Massive explosion rips through Houston with blast ‘felt for miles’

A colossal explosion has filled the skies of Houston, Texas, sending debris raining onto the city.  Residents across the city said they heard a ‘loud explosion’ and the blast caused windows to rattle for miles around. Police confirmed the blast came from a factory on the 4500 block of Gessner Road at around 4.25am on Friday. […]

Chairman Atomic Energy Commission dies in Kaduna Gas explosion

Shocking news of the demise of Simon Mallam, the chairman of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), who died during the gas explosion in Kaduna state on Saturday afternoon.  Reports gathered that a gas shop opposite Total filling station at Sabon Tasha in Kaduna metropolis caught fire, killing an unspecified number of people. Eyewitness informed our correspondent that Mallam, […]