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Two buildings collapse in Lagos

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Two buildings on Friday collapsed at Okota and Lagos Island areas of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. On 12 Alasepe Street, off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota, a three-storey building under construction collapsed, with one person trapped, who was later rescued while on Lagos Island, a two-storey building collapsed at Agarawa area. Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, ...

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Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

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A man, yet-to-be-identified, was trapped under rubble as a three-storey building under construction collapsed in Ago Palace Way axis of Lagos State on Friday. The Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed this, noted that emergency officials were already at the scene and making efforts to rescue the trapped person. Oke-Osanyintolu, however, gave an ...

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Gridlock: Lagos takes action against property owners, religious, event centres, clubs

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The Lagos State Government on Sunday, cautioned operators of event centres, property owners, religious centres and other places of attraction to desist from compounding traffic gridlock on roads around their locations. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement, read the riot act to owners of event centres and places of attraction to desist from activities that could ...

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Breaking: Balogun market in Lagos on fire

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A section of Balogun market in Lagos has reportedly been gutted by fire. The market caught fire in the early hours of Tuesday, November 2019, after traders resumed their sales for the day. @LAG_FireService Can you guys please get to obalende or sura now cuz im on 3rd mainland. Can't tell the exact address of this place but its just ...

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Residents use canoes as flood takes over Lagos community

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Residents of Isheri North Government Reserved Area, also known as the Isheri North Residential Scheme, Lagos State, are currently lamenting the flooding of the area, located along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The residents appealed to the state government to come to their aid, stating that since the flooding started in late August, many residents had been forced to leave their homes, ...

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Sanwo-Olu orders immediate construction works on Lagos roads

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a state of emergency on highways and carriages in state of disrepair in Lagos State. In a statement issued by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, on Sunday, the governor’s directive followed the conclusion of his series of meetings with eight multi-national engineering firms, which began a few weeks back. Akosile disclosed that Governor ...

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Lagos landlords seek compensation for buildings Ambode demolished

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Some residents of the Igbogbo/Bayeku community in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State on Monday protested against the demolition of their buildings by the Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration. The protesters, led by the chairman and secretary of the community’s association, Jacob Arogundade and Taiwo Folarin, demanded compensation from the state government. Arogundade said out of over 700 properties that were demolished ...

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Lagos partners Chinese govt to train youths on technology, manufacturing

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration’s development agenda was aimed at leveraging the population of the State for sustainable socio-economic development. The Governor said although the State was facing the challenges of a growing population, his administration was prepared to turn the burden to opportunities by training people and equipping them with life skills. Sanwo-Olu disclosed ...

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Lagos rehabilitates 150 dilapidated roads

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The Lagos State Public Works Corporation has executed rehabilitation and palliative road works totaling 82,787.61 sqm at strategic sections on over 150 roads across the state. The road repair intervention by the Lagos State Public Works is in actualization of the vision of His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s administration to ensure free flow of vehicular movement with the removal ...

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