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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, was “shocked and saddened” by the fatal collapse of a building in Nigeria, his spokesperson said on Thursday.
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 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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the enlargement of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from three to five.
It said the projects would also capture expansion of the digital economy to promote job creation and increase capacity of public and private sector on governance, social and environmental safeguards.
The Nigeria Football Federation has stated that Mr. Bitrus Bewarang remains the Technical Director of the football–governing body, and that at no time has the body called for applications from candidates for his position, not to talk of appointing anyone into the post.
The Europa League knockout phase begins on Thursday, with VAR being introduced to Europe’s secondary club competition for the first time outwith the final for the last 32, first-leg ties. AFP Sport picks five games to watch this week
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has apprehended two suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against the myth that cold weather and snow had the possibility of killing Coronavirus (COVID -19)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected European pessimism about Washington’s retreat from the global stage, saying the death of the transatlantic bond is “grossly overexaggerated”.
Samuel Chukwueze was in action as Villarreal clinched a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Levante in Saturday’s La Liga game.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 6 people have died in an accident on Thursday on the outskirts of Lambata-Lapai road of Gurara Local Government Area of the state.
The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu for appointment as the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).