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NNPC fire: Army barracks, Warri, in total blackout

NNPC fire: Army barracks, Warri, in total blackout

The Nigerian army, Three Battalion, Effurun , near Warri, Delta State, has been thrown into darkness following the pipeline fire that engulfed the area earlier in the week. However, the inferno caused by the facility belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has been put out, following the intervention of the corporation’s engineers who disconnected

Fire Erupts At NNPC in Warri

There has been a wild fire outbreak at the office of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), behind the ‘Three Battalion’ Barrack Effurun in Warri, Delta State. An eyewitness told Channels Television that the fire occurred as a result of failed clamping repairs on the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC) gas pipeline. The failed

Fire razes popular Warri market again

The popular Pessu market in Warri, Delta State, was again razed by a raging fire on Friday morning, Just about 10 months after it was first burnt down. On January 7, one person was confirmed dead when the fire first swept through the multi-purpose market, located in Warri South local government. However, there were conflicting

Warri Chief charged to court for attempting to bribe Police Officer

For allegedly attempting to bribe a Chief Superintendent of Police,  Eyoh Aniete, the Divisional Police Officer, ‘B’ Division, Warri, Delta State, Chief Gideon Okumagba was on Wednesday brought before the Magistrate’s Court one in Warri. The police prosecution told the court that the accused committed the act while trying to effect the release of one

Nine injured in Warri kerosene explosion

At least nine persons, including children, have been severely injured in two separate incidents of kerosene explosions in Warri and Udu in Delta State. Nigerian Times reports that sale of adulterated kerosene, usually refined by local oil thieves is rampant in the oil-rich state. The substandard product also sells at a cheaper rate, thereby drawing

PortHarcourt, Warri refineries begin preliminary production – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says Port Harcourt and Warri refineries have commenced preliminary production of petroleum products after successful test-runs. This is contained in a statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Mr Ohi Alegbe, in Abuja on Wednesday. The statement explained that this followed successful re-streaming after

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