Lagos Building Collapses: Six People Dead, Others Injured

Six persons have died and five others severely injured after a building collapsed in the Obalende area of Lagos State. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday, October 11, 2020; adding that other people equally sustained minor injuries during the incident. According to the Agency, the building located at […]

Lagos Gas Explosion: Eight People Killed

Eight persons have been confirmed dead following a gas plant explosion that occurred in Ipaja area of Lagos State. The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said on Thursday, October 8, 2020, that the incident occurred around 6:00a.m, destroying several properties. While further assessment of the area is still […]

Two People Killed, Six Others Injured As Trucks Collide With

Two persons were killed and six others injured in a road accident in the Anthony area of Lagos State. This was confirmed in a statement issued on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, by Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu. Channels Television reported that the accident occurred when four vehicles involving […]

Three Dead, Nine Injured In Lagos Building Collapse

Three persons have died and nine injured following a building collapse on Freeman Street, in the Lagos Island area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the three-story building collapsed when the occupants were still asleep in the early hours of Saturday, July 11, 2020. Confirming the tragic incident, the Director-General of the State Emergency […]

Five Dead After Boat Capsized In Lagos

Five people have died after a boat capsized in Lagos on Friday, July 3, 2020. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) disclosed this in a statement signed by the boos, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, that about twenty people had been on a local boat expedition when the incident occurred around 8 pm. The boat had departed […]

One Dead, Two Injured On Otedola Bridge Accident

A tanker conveying petrol on Thursday morning, May 21, 2020, rammed into a bus and a car on the Otedola Bridge, Lagos State. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that two people were severely injured in the accident and one death recorded. Oke-Osanyintolu said the agency’s officials had, however, […]

Update: Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat Visit Abule-Ado Explosion Scene

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy Hamzat visited the scene of the explosion at the Abule-Ado area in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of the state, on Monday, March 16, 2020. The explosion which occurred on Sunday, March 15, 2020 rocked neighbouring areas, as lives and properties were lost. The Director-General of the […]

Update: At Least 17 Dead, 25 Injured In Abule-Ado Pipeline

The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has revealed that at least 17 bodies have been recovered, while 25 casualties are being treated for injuries from the pipeline explosion that rocked Abule-Ado area of Lagos state on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Oke-Osanyintolu made this known in an interview with […]

Tanker Laden With Diesel Goes Up In Flames In Lagos

A tanker laden with about 11,000 litres of diesel went up in flames at the Abule Osun Bus Station, in the Ojo barracks axis of the Badagry expressway, Lagos State on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The scene of the accident is adjacent to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) construction yard . ChannelsTV Firefighters were […]