Disturbed by weak nature of national infrastructure and news of imminent collapse of Lagos seaports, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), yesterday, raised a committee to stave the commotion.
More landlords would emerge this year, going by the Lagos State Government’s plan to build 7,000 new homes for low-income earners.
President, Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Akin Oyegbola, has urged the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) to collaborate with governments to tackle the menace of building collapse in the country.
5 Aug 2020
Recent data compiled by the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), an advocacy group, which revealed that Nigeria had 43 building collapses in 2019 should not be ignored at this time.
25 Jul 2020
A three-storey building located at 95 Cemetry Street, directly opposite Ebute Metta Comprehensive Health Centre, Lagos, collapsed yesterday with two people trapped.
6 Jan 2020
Although details of the amendment to the Lagos Land Use Charge (LUC) Law 2018, is still sketchy, the recommendations by members of the Lagos State House of Assembly to amend the act has continued to elicit reactions among major stakeholders in the state. The amendment, which came about 20 months after the 2018 law generated…
10 Nov 2019
Piqued by the seemingly government’s helplessness on tackling incidence of building collapses in Lagos, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) has called for a proactive action against building failure in the country.
31 Mar 2019
It appears building collapse in the country has come to stay, especially in Lagos State where a year rarely passes without structures caving in and wasting...
27 Mar 2019
Professionals in the building construction industry have urged the Lagos State government to reduce building permit fees, make approval process less cumbersome and shorten the time frame. They said it was critical for government to toe this line, as it would end incidences of building collapse in the state since the process for approval would…
18 Mar 2019
Flustered by the unfortunate loss of lives in a three-storey building that collapsed in Central Lagos last week, experts in the built environment have made case for the review of all identified distressed buildings in the state. They argued that since government is in possession of the list of such buildings, an audit process should…
22 Oct 2018
The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) Oyo State Chapter, has warned against the continue use of the partly demolished building in the state which houses a radio station belonging to ace broadcaster and musician, Yinka Ayefele . The group called for a comprehensive Environmental Impact Audit (EIA) on the building together with required Health, Safety…
8 Oct 2018
The Building Collapse Prevention Guild, Ikeja Cell has called on prospective building developers and clients to engage the services of Quantity Surveyors before embarking on construction.