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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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Building collapse: Expert harps on need to employ certified engineers

building collapse

The Nigerian Society of Engineers has urged Nigerians to engage the services of qualified building engineers. The group made this call following the recent building collapse that happened on Lagos Island The society said employing the services of good engineers is necessary for investments and the protection of lives Wales Lagunju, the chief examination officer of Nigerian Society of Engineers ...

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Owner of collapsed Lagos school dies after rescue

Lagos School

No fewer than 18 persons died and 41 injured yesterday when a four-storey building collapsed on Lagos Island. Forty-one others were injured. The incident occurred at No 14, Massey Street, Opposite Oja, Ita-Faaji. The building, housing Ohen Private Nursery and Primary School on its third floor, caved in at about 10:20 A.M, trapping scores of pupils. Lagos State Commissioner for ...

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Tackling the menace of structural failures in Nigeria

Structural Failures in Nigeria

Since the purpose for any structure of a building is to satisfy some human needs, there is need for the design of such structure to be at par with the functional objectives of safety, serviceability, and economy.This article delves into the menace of structural failures in Nigeria The tools to enable an engineer realise the functional objectives of safety, serviceability, ...

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Lagos flood : Lagos Assembly summons commissioner

Lagos flooding

Premium Times reports that the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday summoned the state Commissioner for Environment, Babatunde Adejare, to appear before it on Tuesday in respect of the massive Lagos flood events on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the flood had affected major parts of the state, especially Lekki, Victoria Island, Ajah, Ikoyi and Lagos ...

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Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation from streets

Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation

According to PM News, Lagos State Government has begun evacuation of refuse heaps from streets In recent times there have been heaps of refuse all around Lagos as a result of the stoppage of PSP operators from evacuating domestic refuse. The new move is part of the sanitation intervention programme to address the challenges arising from the transition to a ...

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BoI dragged to court over Lord Rumens’ N5.6bn Estate

defrauds hair care company to acquire property

Vanguard reports that the children of a Lagos socialite, late Chief Olatunji Ajisomo Alabi, a.k.a, Lord Rumens, have filed a suit against the Bank of Industry Investment and Trust Company Ltd before a Lagos State High Court, over alleged mismanagement of their father’s N5.6billion estate.  The children who are Babatunde, Oladipo, Subuola, Awojuola, Rukayat, Olukemi and Adeola Alabi, had on ...

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New land survey fees begin in Lagos, threaten homeownership

New land survey fees begin in Lagos, threaten homeownership

“Hopes of cheaper construction cost and land ownership for prospective property developers may still be a pipe dream going by fresh increase in land survey fees in Lagos area by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS).”- Guardian reports. The increase by Lagos chapter of the institution, which may act as a test bed for professional scale of fees in the built environment sector ...

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