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Vehicular defects, human errors caused tanker fire, says LASG

Vehicular defects, human errors caused tanker fire, says LASG

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Sunday said a combination of vehicular defect and human errors were responsible for the Thursday tanker fire on Otedola Bridge end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which led to the death of 10 persons and destruction of 54 vehicles. The government said it had taken some measures to prevent […] …

Otedola Crash Inferno: Death toll rises as residents cry out over explosion trauma

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Samson Folarin, Tope Omogbolagun, Joy Marcus, Dolapo Akitoye and  Favour Mike-Ewewie One of the injured victims of the tanker fire accident at the Otedola Bridge, Lagos end of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway died on Friday. SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that the victim, who sustained 90 per cent burns, died late Friday at the Lagos State University Teaching […] …

Lagos tanker explosion: Controversy over missing child, driver

Lagos tanker explosion: Controversy over missing child, driver

There was controversy on Saturday over the whereabouts of the three-year-old boy, Eyitayo Famojuro, reportedly declared missing after the driver (Mr. Joseph) of the vehicle conveying him, his twin brother and their mother, escaped with him when the incident happened on Thursday. One Tunde Adenuga, on Twitter, claimed on Saturday that the missing boy, had […] …

Lagos tanker explosion: My son had premonition of incident – Corn seller

Lagos tanker explosion: My son had premonition of incident – Corn seller

Afeez Hanafi, Femi Makinde and Tobi Aworinde A roasted-corn seller simply identified as Mama Favour, described the situation as very horrible and that she had yet to recover from the shock, despite the fact that it happened about two days ago (Thursday). “I was at my stand roasting corn and hoping to finish all the fresh […] …

Lagos tanker explosion: Train tanker drivers , FRSC charges NUPENG/PTD

Lagos tanker explosion: Train tanker drivers , FRSC charges NUPENG/PTD

The Federal Road Safety Corps has charged the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Petroleum Tanker Driver section to engage its members in rigorous traffic training to avoid frequent accidents. Mr Bisi Kazeem, Head of Public Education, FRSC, on Saturday said that such training would minimise accidents involving tankers on the roads. “We are […] …

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