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5 major warning signs of an impending building collapse in Nigeria

Building Collapse

Recently, the Nigerian housing landscape has become home to quite a troubling amount of building collapse, which many are quick to attribute to the ‘devil’, poor structural features or the contractors who built it. The sheer amount of billions and sometimes lives that have been lost during the last decade or so, to these building collapses are a cause for ...

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Anambra Commissioner discloses completion of 80 roads in 5 years


Mr. Marcel Ifejiofor, Anambra State Commissioner for Works disclosed this in an interview on Tuesday in Awka. The Commissioner for works who reviewed road construction since five years of Gov. Willie Obiano’s Government said the state had more than 200 active road sites across the three senatorial districts. ”Anambra currently has more than 200 active road construction sites and as ...

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UNILAG, FCET Akoka land dispute deepens


The Federal College of Education (FCE) (Technical), Akoka, Lagos, has said that the land dispute between it and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) had yet to be resolved in spite of the court and Minister of Education’s intervention. Mr. Ephraim Dada, Acting Provost, Federal College of Education (FCE) (Technical ), Akoka, said this in an interview in Lagos. The interview ...

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Fire razes fabrics shop, destroys goods worth millions in Anambra


Anambra State Fire Service says it averted the late Tuesday night fire incident that destroyed goods worth millions of Naira from spreading to other shops in Awka. Mr. Martin Agbili, state Director of the Service told newsmen on Wednesday that the incident consumed all the fabrics, machines and working tools in the shop but no life was lost. Agbili said ...

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Lagos Govt sets up panel to investigate Ita-Faji building collapse

Lagos State

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday set up an investigative and advisory committee on the building that collapsed at No. 53, Massey Street, Ita-Faaji, Lagos Island. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Rotimi Ogunleye, during the inauguration in Alausa, said members were carefully chosen to provide government with informed advice on the steps to take in respect ...

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Onitiri urges government to provide affordable housing for low-income earners


The Lagos Central Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has called on the state government to immediately commence building low-cost houses, to accommodate low-income families at affordable prices. Onitiri, who commiserated with parents and families of children and residents who lost their lives, described the incident as highly regrettable and a big disaster to the ...

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BPE says FG is not planning to sell Lagos Trade Fair Complex

Lagos Trade Fair

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says the Federal Government does not intend to sell the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC). The BPE said that the Federal Government would rather concession the complex through a competitive transaction process. Mrs. Amina Othman, the Head, Public Communications of the BPE, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday. ...

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Group warns Discos against illegal disconnection of electricity


Mr. Adeola Samuel-Ilori, the National Coordinator of the forum, said the group has agreed to organise road shows across Lagos and Ogun axis on April 6 against the illegality being perpetrated by the Discos. Samuel-Ilori said the rally was to sensitises the electricity consumers on their rights as it relates to connection and disconnection of power supply by the service ...

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Ooni of Ife announces discovery of another waterfall in Ile-Ife

Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, on Saturday, said that another waterfall, set to be unveiled, had been discovered at the Ife Grand Resort, Ile-Ife. Ogunwusi disclosed this when executives of the Nigeria Tour Operators (NATOP) visited him at his palace. The monarch said the land on which the resort was built, was home to wild animals. He explained ...

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