02 February 2015, Lagos — An oil pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) at Arepo and Imagbon both in Lagos and Ogun states respectively are presently on fire.
The fire is said to have started at about 5 am on Sunday.
Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Ibrahim Farinloye, said vandals struck at the area to scoop fuel leading to an explosion.
Huge fireballs were still visible at the time of filing this report.
Firefighters from the NNPC have been mobilized to the area while supply valves were shut.
*Eugene Agha – Daily Independent