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36,000 buildings in Lagos might collapse – Group warns LASG


The national president of the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Akinola George, revealed this in Lagos on Monday, March 25 He said that this is majorly caused by half-baked development who often use faulty construction designs Akinola George, the national president of the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) on Monday, March 25, urged the federal government to deal with the ...

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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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Toke Makinwa shares beautiful photos from her construction site

Toke Makinwa

Media personality, Toke Makinwa has shared stylish photos on Instagram but it’s the caption that caught our attention. In the caption, she revealed that she has a building currently being constructed. She says: “All is well in my world ? soooo extra, visiting my site in heels ?. Well kitten heels though ?” #Dressedlikealady #TMissababygirlforlife #TMmini #TMminibags #OnBecomingmore READ ALSO: ...

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Abia State: 3 storey building under construction collapses


Tragedy was averted after a three storey building under construction collapsed yesterday night after the heavy rain in Aba, Abia state. According to sources, the building which is located at the extreme end of park road by east street collapsed due to the alleged use of substandard building materials. It was gathered that two persons were trapped in the building ...

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Fire razes building, properties worth millions of naira lost


Property worth millions of naira were destroyed when a fire believed to have been caused by candlelight razed an entire building housing tenants and shops. The incident occurred in the university town of Nsukka, Enugu State. It was gathered that the fire, which started around 8:30 p.m., was as a result of a candle left unattended to in one of ...

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Construction professionals seek scientific investigations into Abuja Earth Tremor

Abuja earth tremor

Lagos – Professionals with the construction industry have called on the federal government to immediately undertake full-blown scientific investigations into the ongoing earth tremor in Mpape, Maitama, Gwarinpa, and Utako areas of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. This, they said is necessary to among other things boost the confidence of both occupants and investors in the area. Although the FCT Emergency ...

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Landlady removes house roofing, tenants lament loss of property


Tenants of a building on Ijero Road, Apapa, Lagos State, have lamented the loss of their property after their landlady allegedly removed the roof of the house. The landlady was said to have been represented by the caretaker, Mrs. Tawakalitu Omotosho. It was gathered that the exercise, which started around 6 AM. on Sunday while it was raining heavily, led ...

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Ile-Ife in chaos as explosion destroys storey building


THERE was pandemonium in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, on Saturday night when an explosion destroyed a storey building, forcing residents near the scene of the incident scampered to safety, Housing News reliably gathered. Credible sources informed our correspondent that the incident which caused apprehension occurred around Moore area of the historic town at about 11.05 pm as most residents ...

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