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Another three-storey building collapses in Lagos

building collapse

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has said that a three storey building at Iju area of the state collapsed. Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the newly appointed General Manager of LASEMA confirmed the news to journalists. He said, “This is just to inform you that a three-story building collapsed at K Farm, Fagba, Off Iju Road. “It was a building under ...

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PHOTOS: Train derails along Mangoro/Agege area

derailed train

On Thursday, a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/ Agege area. A statement by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, revealed that several persons were injured in the accident. The accident was reportedly caused by faulty train tracks. See photos as shared by both LASEMA and the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency ...

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Ambode pledges to restore sanity to Lagos roads


The order by the Lagos State government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been extended by 48 hours. Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, disclosed this after monitoring the progress of the exercise. Heads of security agencies and other stakeholders joined the commissioner in the media briefing. Lawanson expressed satisfaction with the progress ...

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Three Dead, Several others Injured in Lagos Multiple Accidents

multiple accidents

Three people have been killed and 19 others injured in a multiple accidents at Berger area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. General Manager, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu confirmed that three people died from the multiple accidents. He said the accident occurred at Kara Bridge, inward Mowe and that the multiple accidents involved 16 vehicles. Tiamiyu added that 19 people were injured and ...

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Deadly Inferno Destroys Properties Worth Millions of Naira In Lagos


NO fewer than 10 rooms and five shops with goods and valuables worth millions of naira were destroyed in the inferno that occurred in Bariga area of Lagos metropolis on Tuesday morning. The inferno, according to the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Michael Akindele, affected nine rooms at No 43, Shogbamu Street and a room at ...

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Flood Alert! There is an alarming increase in water level – Agency

Flood overruns a community in Delta

Earlier in the week, we brought you a report on how flood ravaged six local government areas of Kano state, destroying nothing less than 5,300 houses. Head Operations and Logistics, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Mr. Femi Giwa, also revealed that 5,000 people may lose their homes to flood during a UNICEF organised workshop on emergency preparedness response forum held ...

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LASEMA Operations Boss Says Lagos Is Ready For Looming Flood


Following the prediction by Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, that high level of flood will occur in Lagos and other states this year, Head Operations and Logistics, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Mr. Femi Giwa, explains how Lagos will tackle the looming disaster, during a UNICEF organised workshop on emergency preparedness response forum in Ibadan as reported by VANGUARD There ...

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Lekki Gardens Releases Statement On Building Collapse

Lekki Gardens projects 1m housing units

Read statement below: On the 8th of March 2016, a sad tragedy befell our organization, the Lekki Community, Lagos State and The Federal Republic of Nigeria which led to unfortunate deaths. Due to the prompt response of the Lagos State Emergency Authority (LASEMA), the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS), Red Cross, National Emergency Agency (NEMA), Lagos ...

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No death in Tuesday Lekki building collapse — LASEMA

collapsed two-storey building in Jos

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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