Two dead, several houses destroyed as 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Japan

At least two people are dead and 19 houses collapsed after an earthquake struck southern Japan late on Thursday, authorities said. An unknown number of people were still trapped under collapsed buildings on Thursday night, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.2 quake struck near Ueki, Japan. Several smaller… Read More Two dead, several houses destroyed as 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Japan

Over N1billion worth of fake products destroyed in Ogun State

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Friday, destroyed fake and unwholesome products worth over N1 billion in Ogun State. The products destroyed included expired products voluntarily handed over by compliant companies in Nigeria. Other products destroyed were fake and counterfeit drugs seized by Investigation and Enforcement Directorate in Lagos State… Read More Over N1billion worth of fake products destroyed in Ogun State

Three injured, N50million worth of goods destroyed as fire razes Electronics Int’l Market in Onitsha

Goods worth over N50 million were yesterday gutted by mid night fire while three people sustained various degrees of injury at the popular Electronics International Market Onitsha, the commercial nerve center of Anambra State. The cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained but the inferno was said to have started at about 3.am… Read More Three injured, N50million worth of goods destroyed as fire razes Electronics Int’l Market in Onitsha

3 inmates dead, 5 hurt in incident at Oklahoma Prison

Three inmates have died and five others were injured after a disturbance at a private Oklahoma prison, a spokesman for a company that owns and operates the facility said Saturday. Staff at Cimarron Correctional Facility in Cushing quelled an inmate disturbance around 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, said Steve Owen, a spokesman for the Nashville, Tennessee-based… Read More 3 inmates dead, 5 hurt in incident at Oklahoma Prison

11 dead, 86,710 hectares of farmland destroyed by flood in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara- NEMA

No fewer than 11 persons were killed by flood in Sokoto and Zamfara States in 2015, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has said. Mr Thickman Tanimu , Deputy Head, Sokoto Zonal Operations Office of NEMA said 10 of the victims died in Zamfara while a seven-year old boy died at Kuchi village in Kebbe… Read More 11 dead, 86,710 hectares of farmland destroyed by flood in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara- NEMA