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Fire guts premium times office in Abuja



Suspected fire has burnt down section of the premium times newspaper head office in Abuja on Friday.

It was learnt the fire razed the newspaper room and destroyed other relevant documents.

In a statement by Premium Times, said the fire emanated from the office of the newspaper’s editor-in-chief, Musikilu Mojeed, shortly after he left for jumaat prayers.

“A thick smoke biĺlowing from the office alerted editors next door to the incident. They forced the door open but were pushed back by the smoke.

“The federal and FCT fire services were immediately contacted.

“The building was evacuated as staff and witnesses used extinguishers to battle the inferno before the firefighters arrived at the scene in the Wuse area of Abuja” it started.

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