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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.
Victor Osimhen netted a brace and also got two assists in a roller coaster game in the 2021 AFCON qualifying match against Lesotho at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election Dino Melaye has rejected results announced from the election thus far.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it was more concerned with ensuring a peaceful and violence-free atmosphere in both Kogi and Bayelsa States during the last Saturday’s election, knowing the odds were in its favour.
Deontay Wilder has predicted Anthony Joshua will suffer a second straight defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles came from a goal down on Sunday to demolish Lesotho 4-2 in the African Cup of Nation’s qualifier played in Maseru, Lesotho.
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday introduced a second vaccine to fight the deadly Ebola virus in the east of the country, the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity said.
President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has hinted that the Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, would be offered a new deal next summer.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.
Ondo State Government has commenced the rehabilitation of the failed portions of both State and Federal roads across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by the Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to travel abroad for medical attention.