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Several persons have been reported dead, and many other cars bent, following an explosion involving a gasoline tanker on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The incident is reported to have happened on Thursday evening when a petrol tanker fell and spilled its content on the Otedola Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan stretch.

The gasoline truck caught fire and subsequently exploded, spreading the inferno to over 30 cars.

Cement giant LafargeHolcim says its French subsidiary is under formal investigation in France over claims it funded a terrorist group in Syria.

The subsidiary is also accused of complicity in crimes against humanity and endangering lives in Syria.

The Dutch city of Amsterdam has chosen former political leader Femke Halsema to be its mayor, the first woman to be given the role in its history.

While most big cities in the Netherlands have had women mayors, the capital in common with Rotterdam has never been led by a woman.

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