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Minister: Federal government committed to addressing menace of building collapse

The Federal Government is committed to addressing the menace of building collapse in the country, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology has said.
The Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International Provides Physical and Spiritual Assistance After Lagos Building Collapses

Chris Oyakhilome Foundation provides physical, spiritual assistance after Lagos building collapses

The Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International swiftly responded to the call for aid after a building housing a primary school and nursery collapses in the city of Lagos claiming the lives of 20 people.
On-going rescue operations at the scence of building Collapse at Jabi in Abuja on Friday (17-8-18). 04470-17-8-18-Johnson Udeani-NAN

LASBCA: 30 distressed buildings demolished on Lagos Island

The Lagos State Building Control Agency has said that it has pulled down 30 out of the 80 distressed buildings marked for demolition on Lagos Island.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Building collapse: NAPPS urges proprietors to build schools themselves

The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.
The Lagos State Government has set up a five-man panel following the three-storey building collapse at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island.

Lagos government sets up five-man panel to investigate building collapse

The Lagos State Government has set up a five-man panel following the three-storey building collapse at Ita Faji 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.

Building collapse: Expert cautions against indiscriminate activities around structures

In view of the incessant building collapse in the country, an expert has cautioned Nigerians to avoid human activities that have adverse effect on environment and structures.

Many trapped as another building collapses in Lagos

The building, which collapsed in the thick of work hours on Monday, is located at 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island.
The Lagos State Government intensified its demolition of distressed buildings on Lagos Island with 13 structures pulled down in the last three days.

Lagos demolishes 13 distressed buildings on Lagos Island in three days

The Lagos State Government intensified its demolition of distressed buildings on Lagos Island with 13 structures pulled down in the last three days.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

SERAP: Compensate victims of building collapse in Lagos, Ibadan

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.”
Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, on Saturday visited victims of the Ita-Faji building collapse at the Lagos Island General Hospital to sympathise with them.-4

Aisha Buhari visits victims of Lagos building collapse in hospital

Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, on Saturday visited victims of the Ita-Faji building collapse at the Lagos Island General Hospital to sympathise with them.

Lagos building collapse: Gani Adams condoles victims’ families, urges government’s action

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has sent words of sympathy to the families of the victims of the collapsed building in Ita Faji, Lagos.
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.

Lagos confirms 20 killed in collapsed school building, 45 rescued

After search and rescue activities ended yesterday at the site of the collapsed building in Ita-Faji, Lagos Island, the Lagos state government has officially stated that 20 people died from the tragic incident.

UN chief shocked, saddened by fatal building collapse in Lagos

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, was “shocked and saddened” by the fatal collapse of a building in Nigeria, his spokesperson said on Thursday.
Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode orders investigation into collapsed Lagos school building

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.
Rescue efforts continued into the night at Itafaji, Lagos Island, where a three-storey building collapsed Wednesday morning.

Lagos building collapse: Rescue efforts continue as death toll rises

Rescue efforts continued into the night at Itafaji, Lagos Island, where a three-storey building collapsed Wednesday morning.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu condoles with victims of Lagos collapsed building

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the collapsed three-storey building on 14 Massey Street, Lagos Island, which housed a primary school, today.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.