Tag Archives: LAGOS STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Tragic! Man Dies Behind the Steering Wheel Along Magodo, CMD in Lagos

A driver alone in his car was found dead behind the wheels along CMD Road, Magodo, in Lagos last Friday. According to PM News, the Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency ( LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the disclosure at the scene of the incident in Lagos. Oke-Osanyintolu said that the agency’s paramedic team responded…

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Ijora Explosion: Tank Farm In Lagos Gutted By Fire

A tank farm that containing about 6,000 metric tonnes of petrol went up in flames Thursday afternoon after a huge fire broke out, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency. To prevent the fire from spreading to other tank farms, no fewer than 20 fire tenders were deployed from both public and private emergency services to the OVH…

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Passengers Narrowly Escape Death As Bus, Moving Train Collide In Lagos

A bus commuting six passengers was involved in a nearly-fatal collision with a fast-moving commuter train at PWD inward Oshodi in Lagos on Monday morning September 14. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident said the vehicle suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train. He also confirmed that…

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Two Reported Dead As Helicopter Crashes Into Building In Ikeja, Lagos

A tragic helicopter accident has killed two people and critically injured one person in the Opebi area of Lagos State on Friday August 28, according to Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). According to statement released by the agency, the helicopter is a Bell 206, with registration number 5N BQW which belongs to Quorum Aviation Ltd. It…

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Just In: Fire Razes A Section Of Popular Ladipo Market In Mushin

Several mattress shops located within the Mushin community in Lagos were razed down by fire on Saturday, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). In a statement issued by the Director-General of the agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu the outbreak occurred around 1 pm at 16, Ladipo Street in Mushin. Oke-Osanyintolu explained that first responders including LASEMA operatives…

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Abule Ado Explosion Death Toll Rises To 21 As Families Search For Missing Relatives

The death toll from the explosion that rocked the Abule Ado area of Lagos state last Sunday March 15th, has risen to 21. According to Daily Post, another body was recovered from the scene of the incident on Thursday evening March 19th. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) reportedly said in a statement that 468…

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Ijegun Pipeline Explosion Leaves Two Dead, 30 Vehicles Burnt

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has on Wednesday, said two people were confirmed dead and 30 vehicles burnt in the Ijegun, Lagos pipeline explosion. The Agency’s spokesman explained that the explosion occurred when security agencies obstructed the vandals in the act, leading to the unfortunate aftermath and that the total loss of properties…

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Foggy Weather: Lagos State Government Urges Motorists To Be Safety Conscious

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has urged motorists within the state to be careful as Lagos is experiencing foggy weather in the early mornings and late evenings. According to the General Manager, LASEMA, Mr. Michael Akindele, the government was worried about the attendant increase in traffic accidents and other emergencies, adding that the…

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