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POLICE SAY KANO EXPLOSION CAUSED BY ‘MIXED CHEMICAL AND GAS REACTIONS’

The police in Kano have said the explosion that rocked the city on Thursday was as a result of “mixed Chemical/Gas reactions exposed to a source of heat, such as fire, spark or increase in pressure resulting in combustion/shock waves, creating an explosion which can have shattering effects.”The police had earlier suggested the explosion was… Continue reading POLICE SAY KANO EXPLOSION CAUSED BY ‘MIXED CHEMICAL AND GAS REACTIONS’

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TWO DEAD AS THREE-STOREY BUILDING COLLAPSE IN LAGOS DURING RAINFALL

A three-storey building located at 4, Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island, collapsed in Lagos on Saturday during heavy rainfall, killing at least two persons.According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, an unconfirmed number of people were still trapped under the rubble. Two-Story Building Collapse in Lagos State, Nigeria DCO Global NewsPublished on May 22, 2022… Continue reading TWO DEAD AS THREE-STOREY BUILDING COLLAPSE IN LAGOS DURING RAINFALL

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MUSLIM YOUTHS SET HOUSES, SHOPS ABLAZE OVER ALLEGED BLASPHEMY IN BAUCHI LG

Irate youths in Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State have set houses and shops ablaze, injuring people over what they say is a blasphemous message.Spokesperson of the Bauchi Police Command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, said in a statement on Saturday that the youths “set six houses and seven shops ablaze, while some scores of… Continue reading MUSLIM YOUTHS SET HOUSES, SHOPS ABLAZE OVER ALLEGED BLASPHEMY IN BAUCHI LG

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NIGERIAN POLICE ACCUSED OF PARADING MOVIE ACTOR AS IPOB’S EASTERN SECURITY NETWORK OPERATIVE

Some friends of an actor, producer and comic artist, known as Hycent Azunna have accused the Imo State Police Command of “unjustly labelling” him as a member of the Eastern Security Network of the Indigenous People of Biafra (ESN/IPOB) On May 18, the Imo police command said its operatives arrested Azunna and six other IPOB… Continue reading NIGERIAN POLICE ACCUSED OF PARADING MOVIE ACTOR AS IPOB’S EASTERN SECURITY NETWORK OPERATIVE

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US ANNOUNCES $215M FOOD ASSISTANCE TO NIGERIA, ALGERIA, OTHERS

United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has said that the US government would provide an additional $215 million emergency food assistance in Nigeria, Algeria, Cameroon, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, among other countries.He said the US has pledged more than $2.3 billion in food assistance since February to cushion the impact… Continue reading US ANNOUNCES $215M FOOD ASSISTANCE TO NIGERIA, ALGERIA, OTHERS