Last night, in Lagos, a tanker exploded along Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, destroying facilities, as well as vehicles, at the nearby OPIC Plaza. So far, five people have been confirmed dead by the National Emergency Management Agency.
A tanker conveying 44,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) has crashed with another trailer and discharged its contents, which led to a fire outbreak on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. The incident occurred opposite the Lagos State Fire Service Station, which led to a prompt intervention of the fire service personnel.
12 Sep 2020
Three people have jumped into the Mediterranean near Malta from a stranded tanker. They were later rescued by the ship's crew, who first picked them up a month ago and have since struggled to find a place to disembark.
6 Jul 2019
The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters.
6 Jul 2018
Lagos Tanker Explosion: Senate may consider trailer parks.
29 Jul 2017
Kogi black friday - no fewer than 10 people killed in tanker accident.