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Fire Destroys NNPC Pipeline In Ijegun Lagos

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March 17, 2014 – Fire Destroys NNPC Pipeline In Ijegun Lagos

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday confirmed a fire incident on the pipeline network of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Ijegun area of Lagos State.

Mr lbrahim Farinloye, SouthWest, NEMA spokesman, however, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that nobody died in the incident.

Farinloye said the explosion was as a result of underground spillage through previous points of vandalism, and that there was no fresh act of destruction to the facility.

The Director of Lagos Fire Service, Mr Rasaq Fadipe, also told journalists on telephone that the explosion at Ijegun was reported to have occurred at around 7.15 am on Saturday.

According to Fadipe, several fire incidents occurred at the weekend in the state and the agency responded appropriately.




  1. iron bar

    March 17, 2014 at 2:02 AM

    a masterminded crooks

  2. Rasidat Adegbola

    March 17, 2014 at 2:11 AM

    It was done by the Niger delta boys

  3. simon

    March 18, 2014 at 6:49 AM

    Which area in ijegun

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