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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the governments of Lagos and Oyo states to “take immediate action to address the numerous ongoing human rights impacts of the deadly and catastrophic building collapse in their respective states, including by taking meaningful steps to avoid further damage to the human rights of the people affected.”
The leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo Lagos State chapter has condoled with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and families of the victims who lost their lives at the collapsed building in Lagos Island.
UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, was “shocked and saddened” by the fatal collapse of a building in Nigeria, his spokesperson said on Thursday.
"We worked through the night and one body was recovered," the southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, told AFP.
Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor, on Wednesday ordered a full scale investigation into the collapse of a three-storey building in Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.
Rescue efforts continued into the night at Itafaji, Lagos Island, where a three-storey building collapsed Wednesday morning.
Some Lagos residents on Tuesday urged the governor-elect in the state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and incoming lawmakers to make welfare of the people their priority when they assume office.
Mr Babatunde Hunpe, the newly elected House of Representatives member for Badagry Federal Constituency, has assured residents of Badagry that they would enjoy dividend of democracy under Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the just concluded Lagos State governorship elections lost 68.75 per cent of the votes he polled in 2015.
Lagos elections: Governor Ambode congratulates Babajide Sanwo-Olu, assembly members on polls victory
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, as well as the 40 House of Assembly candidates of the party for their resounding victory at the polls on Saturday.
The Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) on Sunday said that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode has signed into law the Amended Lagos State Pension Reform Law.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has won his polling unit in Epe for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a landslide victory.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday cast his vote in the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, urging other eligible voters to also come out and exercise their civic obligations without fear.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday assured that adequate measures had been firmed up to ensure a hitch-free election on Saturday.
A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.
The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.
The absence of the trial judge has stalled further proceedings in the murder case against Maryam Sanda, who was accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.
The World Bank over the weekend commended the staff and management of Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) for effectively executing the project and making it a success story in the country.
Twenty-four House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to compromise elections in the State.
The Providence Peoples Congress, PPC, Oyo State chapter has filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, calling for the cancellation of results of the election.
Hoffenheim have announced that Alfred Schreuder will take over as head coach from the start of next season.