A midnight fire outbreak has destroyed Aliko petrol filling station, along Maiduguri Road, in Kano metropolis.
Fire guts Aliko Oil in Kano
By our correspondent
A truck of fuel was discharging its content at the station, when the fire started around 12am on Sunday, an eyewitness said.
The eyewitness said two trucks were at the station with one already discharging fuel when the incident occurred.
But the driver of other truck quickly manoeuvre out his truck to a safe place.
The fire was later extinguished by six fire trucks (Tenders) with firefighters and good Samaritans after almost an hour.