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Enugu: Man dies after foundation he was digging falls on him

Enugu

A young man working at a building site in Ikirike, Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State, reportedly died on Monday after an underground foundation collapsed on him. The incident happened near Ikirike police station in Enugu. The deceased has been identified as Chidera from Ngbo, Umuogudu oshia, in ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi State. READ ASLO: Engineer ...

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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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Labourer sentenced 3 months for stealing wheelbarrow

Labourer

A Kuje Upper Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday sentenced a 28-year-old labourer, Sunday Luka, to three months imprisonment for stealing a wheelbarrow from a construction site valued at N18, 000. Luka, who resides at Anguwan Gade area in Kuje, is standing trial on a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft. The judge, Abdulahi Abdulkareem, however, gave him an option ...

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Labourer arraigned for stealing N120,000 cables on construction site

labourer

A labourer, Promise Iwoh, who allegedly stole his employer’s cables valued at N120,000, on Wednesday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The 33-year-old, a resident of No. 1 Iya-Agan Street,  Apapa Road,  Ebute Meta, Lagos, is facing a charge of theft. Iwoh, however, denied the charge. The Police Prosecutor Ben Ekundayo said the accused committed the offence on Feb. ...

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NIOB president seek detailed plans to prevent construction site accidents

NIOB

President of the Nigeria Institute of Building (NIoB), Kenneth Nduka, has advocated that construction managers should define policies that mitigate against hazards in construction sites before commencement of physical work. Nduka who disclosed this during the 27th conference and AGM of the Lagos chapter of the NIoB that held in Lagos, noted that besides financial and corporate integrity costs, that ...

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How To Spot Adulterated Cement

adulterated cement

Adulterated cement in some instances has been responsible for building collapse in the country. This article tends to highlight the menace of substandard cement and what you should know about your cement. Cement adulteration is basically the addition of non-cement material to cement. Where cement is supposed to help in bonding to get strength needed for structures, this adulterated cement ...

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3000 skeletons recovered at a London site

3000 skeletons

3000 skeletons recovered at London train station site. Archaeologists in London have begun digging up some 3,000 skeletons including those of victims of the Great Plague from a burial ground that will become a new train station. A team of 60 researchers will work in shifts six days a week over the next month at the Bedlam burial ground to ...

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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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