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BCPG explains the concept of ‘Storey Building’

The Building Collapse Prevention Guild has said it is important to understand the meaning and concept of storey building that has long been confusing to construction practitioners. The body said in a statement signed by its President, Mr. Kunle Awobodu, that understanding the use of the word ‘storey’ in building construction would help to distinguish different heights of buildings for ...

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‘Synagogue building was attacked’ – Investigator

Synagogue building

A 37-year-old weapon researcher and graduate of Chemistry from the University of Maiduguri, Mr. Biedomo Iguniewei, has said that the collapsed six-storey building within the premises of the Synagogue Church for All Nations could have been felled with a high energy infrasonic radiation. Iguniewei on Monday told the coroner probing the circumstances surrounding the September 12 tragedy that he was ...

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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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Synagogue collapse case adjourned till Friday, 5th December

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

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate A.O. Komolafe, has suspended further sitting till December 5, 2014. Due to the abrupt suspension of the court’s proceeding on Wednesday, Komolafe could not take the testimonies of all the witnesses that had been invited to appear before the court. The decision to suspend sitting, came after the Founder, Synagogue ...

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Engineers suggest ways to tackle building collapse in Nigeria

Amid recent incidents of building collapse in the Lagos area, members of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NISTRUCTE), last week, sought for collaboration among professional bodies in the built environment as a means of tackling structural failures in the country. The institution noted that recent developments in the housing sector are reaching alarming heights and all bodies should rise ...

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Could This Be The Reason For TB Joshua’s Building Collapse?

T.B Joshua absent as trial over collapse building commences

Director General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Dr. Joseph Odumodu, last weekend disclosed that only five per cent of blocks sold in Nigeria are molded to specifications of the standard, hence leading to building collapses in the country. Odumodu stated this at a national stakeholders’ forum on blocks and allied products with the theme: “Safeguarding lives through compliance ...

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REVEALED: Why Buildings Collapse In Nigeria

Building Collapse Prevention

The Technical Services Engineer of United Cement Company of Nigeria, Mr. Bukola Adebisi (UNICEM) has said that the incessant building collapse in the country is not caused by cement but by activities of people in the informal sector as everybody now parade themselves as engineer with formal or informal training. He also lauded the federal government for providing a conducive ...

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