Tagged ‘National Emergency Management Agency’

Boat Carrying 166 Passengers Sinks in Calabar

Boat Carrying 166 Passengers Sinks in Calabar

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The National Emergency Management Agency… (NEMA) has confirmed that a wooden boat carrying 166 people about 40 nautical miles off the coast of Calabar capsized on Tuesday with only two known survivors. The boat which left on Friday from the

Massive Explosion from MRS Oil Vessel hits Apapa Seaport in Lagos

Massive Explosion from MRS Oil Vessel hits Apapa Seaport in Lagos

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

A massive explosion and fire hit an area of Apapa Seaport this morning, rocking the sprawling facility and shaking buildings in the area. The fire reportedly emanated from an oil vessel owned by MRS Petroleum… when fuel was being unloaded

Fire Crackers Warehouse Explodes Spreading Fire to Several Buildings on Lagos Island

Fire Crackers Warehouse Explodes Spreading Fire to Several Buildings on Lagos Island

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

It is being reported that a warehouse containing fire crackers exploded in a storey building on Lagos Island this morning, with fire spreading to several houses and cars close by. Witnesses said fireworks were stored in the warehouse on Lagos…

Governor of Kaduna State Patrick Yakowa, former National Security Adviser General Andrew Azazi  & 4 Others Die in Helicopter Crash in Bayelsa

Governor of Kaduna State Patrick Yakowa, former National Security Adviser General Andrew Azazi & 4 Others Die in Helicopter Crash in Bayelsa

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has confirmed the death of the Governor of Kaduna State, Patrick Yakowa; the  former National Security Adviser; Andrew Azazi… and four others in a helicopter crash in Bayelsa state. The helicopter reportedly crashed

In Pictures: Nigeria Under Water – BBC Feature on Flooding in Nigeria Vividly Captures the Devastating Impact of the Flood on Individuals & Families

In Pictures: Nigeria Under Water – BBC Feature on Flooding in Nigeria Vividly Captures the Devastating Impact of the Flood on Individuals & Families

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Nigeria has in recent months been hit by its worst ever case of flooding. The flood which began in early July 2012 has displaced millions from their homes and killed over 300 people. According to the National Emergency Management Agency…

Two Sisters Die as 30 Year Old Building Collapses in Lagos

Two Sisters Die as 30 Year Old Building Collapses in Lagos

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Sadly, two sisters in their late 20s have been confirmed dead after a two storey building collapsed in Lagos today.
The building situated at Block M20, Jakande Estate, Church Street, Oke-Afa, Isolo, Lagos collapsed at about 12 midnight killing the…

Straight From the Headlines! What Everyone was Talking About This Week

Straight From the Headlines! What Everyone was Talking About This Week

Friday, September 28th, 2012

It’s another Friday again, the last one in the month of September!
Good evening everyone and thank you for joining us at Bellanaija.com. We hope you’ve had an interesting month. We are glad to see you here at the Straight …

Flooding around River Niger Displaces Millions from their Homes in Kogi, Benue, Imo & Edo | Aerial View Images of the Flooding

Flooding around River Niger Displaces Millions from their Homes in Kogi, Benue, Imo & Edo | Aerial View Images of the Flooding

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Pictures showing the extent of the flooding around River Niger in Lokoja have been released by the National Emergency Management Agency.…
The pictures show the devastating effects of the flood that has left millions of land transport travellers stranded crossing

Straight from the Headlines! What Everyone was Talking About This Week

Straight from the Headlines! What Everyone was Talking About This Week

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Thank God it’s Friday again!
Hello everyone and welcome to your weekly round up of news stories that made headlines across the country. At Bellanaija…, we are so grateful that you all have decided to join us here today.

Three Bomb Blasts hit Separate Churches in Zaria, Kaduna

Three Bomb Blasts hit Separate Churches in Zaria, Kaduna

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Two weeks ago, a suicide bomber attacked a church in Bauchi state. Last Sunday, there were coordinated suicide bomb attacks and gunshots at churches in Jos and Borno. Today, Churches in Kaduna state have been hit by bomb explosions.
Yet …