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Foundation of collapsed Synagogue building intact – Witness

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A defence witness, Ebenezer Ologuntoye in the ongoing trial of the Registered Trustees of Synagogue Church of All Nations, (SCOAN) and the two engineers that constructed the collapsed building that killed 116 people in Lagos has told a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere that the foundation of the collapsed building did not fail. Ologuntoye, a geotechnical expert also told ...

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5 major warning signs of an impending building collapse in Nigeria

Building Collapse

Recently, the Nigerian housing landscape has become home to quite a troubling amount of building collapse, which many are quick to attribute to the ‘devil’, poor structural features or the contractors who built it. The sheer amount of billions and sometimes lives that have been lost during the last decade or so, to these building collapses are a cause for ...

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Synagogue Building Collapse: 2 Engineers Remanded In Prison

Children Sue TB Joshua’s Church Over Death Of Their Father

The two engineers, who constructed the collapsed seven-storey guest house of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), were on Tuesday remanded at Kirikiri Maximum Prisons, Lagos. An Ikeja High Court which gave the ruling, said the men should be kept behind bars pending the determination of the charges against them. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ...

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The joke termed ‘INFRASONIC RADIATION’

    The major challenge on the issue of building collapse is that individuals differ radically from one another on the professional to blame as the major cause of the collapse of a building. As the battle between the Lagos state government and the Synagogue Church of all Nations wages on, we want to take a moment to analyze the ...

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Why buildings collapse

Building Collapse Prevention

In the light of the incident at the Synagogue Church of all Nations, the incidence of building collapse in Lagos state is now growing at an alarming rate, seemingly uncontrollable or beyond easy control and this should be a source of serious concern to all stake holders – the professionals in building industry, government, private developers, clients and users, as ...

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T.B. Joshua loses bid to stop coroner’s inquest: Judge backs coroner

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court Ikeja, on Friday, described as lacking in merit, an application filed by the Synagogue Church of All Nations and its founder, Prophet Temitope Joshua, asking the court to halt the ongoing coroner’s inquest into its collapsed guesthouse. Justice Okunnu dismissed the application for also being premature. The inquest was set up ...

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‘Synagogue building was attacked’ – Investigator

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A 37-year-old weapon researcher and graduate of Chemistry from the University of Maiduguri, Mr. Biedomo Iguniewei, has said that the collapsed six-storey building within the premises of the Synagogue Church for All Nations could have been felled with a high energy infrasonic radiation. Iguniewei on Monday told the coroner probing the circumstances surrounding the September 12 tragedy that he was ...

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SYNAGOGUE COLLAPSE: T.B Joshua loses bid to stop inquest

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate O.A. Komolafe, has dismissed an application seeking a temporary suspension of the inquest. Komolafe, while dismissing the application on Wednesday, described it as an abuse of court processes. The Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, filed the application asking Komolafe to put on hold further ...

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Synagogue collapse case adjourned till Friday, 5th December

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate A.O. Komolafe, has suspended further sitting till December 5, 2014. Due to the abrupt suspension of the court’s proceeding on Wednesday, Komolafe could not take the testimonies of all the witnesses that had been invited to appear before the court. The decision to suspend sitting, came after the Founder, Synagogue ...

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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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