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May 15, 2024

Police arrest principal suspect in Kano mosque explosion

The CP said the suspect confessed to committing the crime.

Mohammed Usaini-Gumel (Kano CP)
February 1, 2024

Explosion: Oyo governor signs executive order on handling, storage of harmful substances

The governor said with the order, such an incident would not reoccur in the state.

Seyi Makinde
January 24, 2024

Explosion rocks Abuja, two wounded; police say blast caused by ‘overheated’ waste bin

Preliminary findings indicate that an overheated metal refuse container activated under intense heat, exploded, thereby causing injury to two of the refuse evacuators.

Affected metal bin
January 21, 2024

One killed, ten injured in Kaduna explosion 

Mr Aruwan further said that updates would be duly communicated to the public by the state government.

Pipeline explosion
August 15, 2023

Dozens killed, injured in explosion at Russian petrol station: Official

At least 30 people were killed by the explosion in the republic of Dagestan in the Caucasus, according to local officials.

Explosion at Russian petrol station [Credit: Autoevolution]
March 3, 2023

Police confirm 12 dead in Rivers bunkering site explosion

The explosion occurred as a bus loaded with some syphoned crude went up in flames, as it was leaving the spot for an illegal refinery in the area.

Rivers police spokesperson, Grace Iringe-Koko
September 20, 2022

Assembly to investigate Jigawa gas explosion caused by customs officers

A five-member fact-finding committee has been tasked to investigate the cause of the explosion and the extent of damage.

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)
September 14, 2022

Fuel tank explosion rocks Libyan city Sebha 

The blast occurred weeks after a fuel tanker blast in another southern Libya city killed five people and injured 50.

July 10, 2021

Bomb planted by Nigerian Army explodes, kills three soldiers

Military sources told Peoples Gazette that the explosion rocked the entrance of 27 Task Force Brigade in Buni Gari after being triggered by a lightning.

Photo of an explosion used to illustrate this story
June 2, 2021

Explosion averted in Abuja city centre as gas tanker crash kills 2, injures 4

The area was cordoned off and the debris successfully evacuated during the 13-hour operation.

Abuja tanker Explosion