Category: Metro

Fire guts train, Samsung office in Lagos-Punch: A major tragedy was averted on Thursday after fire gutted a train belonging to the Nigeria Railway Corporation in the Ebute-Meta area of Lagos State. Our correspondent, who was at the scene of the incident, observed that two coaches were completely damaged by the fire, as residents scampered…

LASSA FEVER KILLS 63 NIGERIA: The Nigeria Federal Government said Tuesday that Lassa fever has claimed 63 lives out of 212 suspected cases reported from 62 local government areas in affected states. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, confirmed this at the emergency National Council of Health meeting in Abuja on the outbreak of…

Goods worth millions of naira were Thursday, burnt as the electronics section of the Alaba International Market, Ojo, Lagos State, was gutted by fire. The inferno which started around 6a.m, was said to have started after power was restored in the area. During the incident, a resident was said to have called officials of the…