More Than 5000 Card Readers Burnt In Ondo INEC Inferno

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said no fewer than 5000 card reader machines were destroyed in a fire that razed down its Akure office in Ondo State on Thursday evening. Our correspondent gathered that INEC Commissioner in charge of Information and Voters Education, Festus Okoye, who spoke with journalists at the scene of the incident disclosed that the fire affected the Information and Communication Technology section of the commission, saying over 5100 card readers had been burnt in the inferno. He explained that about 1000 card readers delivered to…

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Fire Guts INEC Headquarters In Ondo Ahead Of Gubernatorial Poll

Adewale Adetoyese Fire catches INEC headquarters in Ondo ahead of gubernatorial poll. Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election, fire from a yet to be identified source gutted the Ondo State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that the fire destroyed some items in a section of the office. When newsmen visited the scene, security operatives cordoned off the premises. The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the state, Dr Rufus Akeju, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report as calls…

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Alleged Inferno In Ile-Oodua: Ooni’s Palace Unfettered & Wholesome

-Yera Moses Olafare, Ile-Ife ALLEGED FIRE OUTBREAK: OONI’S PALACE INTACT The Palace of the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, wishes to inform the entire public that a minor fire outbreak involving a tiny part of one of the administrative buildings within the premises of the palace occurred at about 1:15pm today, Wednesday 19th, August 2020, leaving no harm to the oldest palace in Yoruba land. The minor inferno which lasted for about 20 minutes was immediately put out by collective efforts of people in the palace…

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Tanker Burst At Obalende With One Killed And Several Injured

-YOMMY AYILARA. One Killed and Several Injured As Tanker Bursts At Obalende. A tanker belonging to the NNPC was said to have turned over before blowing up into flames in front of the Oando filling station in Obalende area of Lagos State.   Reports have it that one person has been killed and several others have been injured. The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who substantiated the development, said the 45,000-litre capacity tanker loaded with petrol caught fire after fallen on its side in from…

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Minor Fire Outbreak At CBN, Jos Branch

In a tweet shared from the verified handle of the Central Bank of Nigeria at 13. 44pm on Tuesday 21st of April 2020, the fire outbreak was announced. It stated that; “Minor fire outbreak at the Jos branch of Central bank of Nigeria, promptly contained today, April 21, 2020.” This is the fourth time in a roll, where government offices will be on fire in the month of April. In Abuja, the Accountant General’s office was gutted, then the Corporate Affairs office and then a section of the INEC office…

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Naval Officers Enforcing Lockdown In Ondo State Set Pharmaceutical Store On Fire

A medicine store had reportedly been sent on fire by naval officers deemed to be enforcing restriction of movement to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in Ondo State.   Naval Personnel Enforcing Movement Restriction In Ondo Allegedly Set Medicine Store On Fire | Sahara Reporters The medicine store owned by Taiwo Menuko was razed by the naval personnel on a patrol around 7:00pm on Thursday. According to our source, the officers claimed to be enforcing the movement restriction in the state to curb the spread of Coronavirus when they carried…

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Fire Guts INEC Office In Abuja; Days After The Fire Outbreak At The Accountant General’s And Corporate Affairs

Another fire outbreak occurred in Abuja today at a section of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) complex. This incidence is happening after the Corporate Affairs Commission headquarters in Maitama, Abuja, was razed to flames couple of days ago. It is barely 2 weeks that the Accountant General’s office was also on fire. Today, the Media Centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission also in Abuja is gutted by fire. The incident is said to have impacted the office of INEC’s Director of Voter Registry, Emmanuel Akem. “The fire started…

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