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My father was saved – Son of collapsed building owner speaks

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Erinoluwa Akinmoladun, the son of the house owner said the collapsed building was under the management of a developer. He said his father owned the collapsed building but had handed it over to a developer, who he identified as Mr Giwa. READ ALSO: Dealing with the challenges of a real estate developer Akinmoladun revealed that the construction of the building ...

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NIA calls for investigation into collapse of buildings in Abia


The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) have called on Abia Government to investigate the causes of collapsed buildings in the state. The Abia Chapters of NIA and ARCON jointly made the call in Aba, during their fact-finding mission to the sites of recent collapsed buildings in the state on Saturday. The associations spoke ...

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Seven-storey building collapse death toll rises to seven

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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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River State to prosecute contractor, seize property over collapsed building


Governor Nyesom Wike on Sunday said the Rivers State Government will prosecute contractor of the collapsed 7-storey building and take steps to acquire the property. Reports given was that the 7-storey building located at Woji Road in the Government Reserved Area (GRA) of Port Harcourt collapsed on Friday evening. As at Sunday, 38 persons have been rescued, while six persons ...

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Gov Emmanuel inaugurates panel of enquiry on Uyo building collapse

Gov Emmanuel inaugurates panel of enquiry on Uyo building collapse

Vanguard reports that Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has inaugurated an eight-man Commission of Enquiry to investigate the building collapse tragedy at Reigners Bible Church last weekend that claimed the lives of several worshippers. The commission has Justice Umoekeyo Essang (retd) as Chairman, and Emem Victor Daniel of the Ministry of Justice as Secretary. Other members are; James, Utiaruk,  Essien ...

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Lekki Collapsed Building: Owners Exceeded Approved Floors

Lekki Collapsed building: Owners Exceeded Approved Floors

The Lagos State government has said preliminary findings on the collapsed five-storey building in Lekki showed that it exceeded the number of floors approved by the authorities. 24 bodies were recovered from the rubble where the building collapsed, the National Emergency Management Agency said. In a statement issued by Steve Ayorinde, the Lagos state commissioner for information and strategy, the ...

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No death in Tuesday Lekki building collapse — LASEMA

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LASEMA – The general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Michael Akindele, said on Wednesday that no live was lost in the building collapse at Lekki, Lagos on Tuesday. Mr. Akindele said the agency’s search and rescue mission was concluded at 6.30 p.m. on Tuesday. A two-storey building under construction at No. 37 Agungi-Ajiran Road, Lekki collapsed at ...

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Synagogue Collapse: Lagos To Engage Professional Building Inspectors

Professionals Calls For Synergy Among Professional Groups Against Building Collapse

Following the collapse of the guesthouse of the Synagogue Church of All Nations and other incidents of building collapse in the state, the Lagos State Building Control Agency has disclosed plans to engage approved building inspectors. The inspectors, according to the General Manager, LASBCA, Mrs. Abimbola Animashaun, will ensure that residents of the state complied with building regulations. “One thing ...

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Save Souls From Perishing, Pass The National Building Code – CORBON

The Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria has asked the National Assembly to pass the bill for the enforcement of the Nigerian National Building Code, and they want it done urgently. CORBON, in a statement signed by its Chairman, Prof. Kabir Bala, said the loss of lives through building collapse had become a national embarrassment due to failure of infrastructure, ...

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