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Seven-storey building collapse death toll rises to seven

Building collapse

Building collapse – Thirty-eight others were also rescued by emergency workers with some of them seriously injured and one of them with an amputated hand. Although an unconfirmed number of persons may be dead under the rubble as some stench of suspected corpses are beginning to permeate the air and voices reportedly heard as well. The seven-storey building which is ...

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FCT commences demolition of structures that fail integrity test

integrity test

FCT authorities will from next week begin the demolition of structures that violate building plans or fail integrity test. This is part of measures to mitigate building collapse in the Federal Capital Territory, an official said. The exercise will be carried out by The Department of Development Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC). The first structure to be ...

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Lagos plans to Issue Over 7,000 Building Permits Before End Of 2018

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Building permits – The Lagos State Physical Planning Permits Authority says it is targeting to issue over 7,000 building approval plans to homeowners before the end of 2018. Olufunmilayo Osifuye, the General Manager, LASPPPA, made this known on Wednesday at a sensitisation in Ebute-Meta and Oyingbo Areas of the state. Osifuye said that about 6,000 permits had been issued from ...

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LASBCA gives building permit defaulters wave of penal fee for 6months

penal fee

Fresh moves are being made by the Lagos authorities to restore sanity to the built environment and further curb cases of building collapse and its attendant loss of lives and property  by giving defaulters grace of 6 months before penal fee is charged. Under the new initiative supervised by the Lagos State Building Control Agency, (LASBCA), the agency is carrying ...

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Basic steps in building a house

basic steps in building a house

This became necessary due to recent mails I received asking for advise on basic steps in building a house that once can effectively follow. It is for those who are not really sure of what steps to follow when planning for their house. Understanding the basic steps in building a house will aid your knowledge more and always make you ...

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Processing a building plan approval is one of the most intricate aspects of erecting a structure. I like to think of building plan thus: Every idea starts with the gift of imagination! However, it has been proven that even the shortest pencil is better than the longest memory. Imagination needs to be captured otherwise it becomes a thing of the ...

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SYNAGOGUE COLLAPSE: T.B Joshua loses bid to stop inquest

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate O.A. Komolafe, has dismissed an application seeking a temporary suspension of the inquest. Komolafe, while dismissing the application on Wednesday, described it as an abuse of court processes. The Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, filed the application asking Komolafe to put on hold further ...

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