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2 Buildings Collapse In Lagos

Two persons have died and 10 others injured as two buildings collapsed on Lagos Island, southwest Nigeria, on Wednesday night. A three-storey building at 15, Alli Street, collapsed at about  11.00 pm and fell on a bungalow at  number 13…

Lagos demolishes building, shuts 15 houses

Lagos State Building Control Agency on Tuesday demolished a defective two-storey building on Freeman Street, while it shut 15 others on Herbert Macaulay, Oloto and Market streets in Ebute Meta, Lagos Mainland Local Government. Among the…

4 children die as building collapses in Jigawa

Sule-Tankarkar (Jigawa) – Four children have died in a building which collapsed after a heavy down pour in Danzomo village of Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area of Jigawa. Malam Sabiu Danladi, a resident, told the News Agency of…

Lagos To Demolish 30 Houses In Ebute Meta

The Lagos State Government has marked 30 defective buildings for demolition at Ebute-Metta area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The action  follows the collapse of  a building in the area last week in which eight people died. General…

Tears in Mushin

… As residents of collapsed building lament losses Adikuru Peter is a very sad man. With bloodshot eyes, he scanned over the ruins, which now occupy where his two-bedroom rented apartment once stood. “Everything I have is gone. They…

Professionals unite to end buildings collapse

National President of Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Mr. Kunle Awobodu, has appealed to builders and other stakeholders to with government to prevent buildings  collapse, by complying with the Lagos State Building Law 2010 and…

Buildings as death traps

Jide Ojo | credits: File copy Help! Somebody should help save the souls of Nigerians daily dying from collapsed buildings. Enough of this carnage. Enough of these preventable deaths of innocent Nigerians who in a bid to earn a living…

Collapse building kill one in Badagry

BADAGRY — One person is suspected to have died in a collapsed building located at Godo Blocks Estate, Ibereko in Badagry, weekend. The  victim, Kehinde Williams, 28, a carpenter, was working in the building when it collapsed. The…