Saturday, 10th June 2023

Building collapse

1 May
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) have jointly removed 13 buildings in Ajao estate, Isolo, for lacking approvals and permits in contravention of the state building laws.
13 Apr
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed that all developments on Banana Island be placed on hold, subject to a comprehensive audit by officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA). This is to determine how many buildings are being constructed without approval from the Lagos State Government and if all approved buildings are being built…
13 Feb
To curtail incessant building collapse in the country, the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) has instituted instruments to ensure builders comply with the law, national building code and adopts international best practices.
10 Feb
Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has urged the Federal Government to consider introducing stiffer punishment for anyone found violating building ethics.
5 Dec 2022
The Nigerian Academy of Facilities Managers (NAFM) has blamed unqualified and non-registered builders for building collapse incidents in the country.
26 Sep 2022
Operatives within the building industry have called for review of current approaches to curbing structural failures, most of which result in collapse of buildings, loss of lives and properties.
20 Sep 2022
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, bemoaned the  number of collapsed buildings across the country, saying state governments, town planning authorities and building-controlled agencies must step up regulatory standards...
12 Sep 2022
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bolmarmic Nigeria Limited, Paul Afolaji Abolaji, has preferred solutions to incessant building collapse in Nigeria,
3 Sep 2022
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has commiserated with Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and the entire people of the state over the lives
1 Sep 2022
The Kano State Government on Thursday embarked on the demolition of structures erected on waterways at strategic places in Kano metropolis to avert flooding. The Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, who is also the Chairman of the Task Force Committee on Sanitation, said that the decision was reached at the State Executive Council meeting.…
27 Aug 2022
At least, two people were feared dead following the collapse of a shopping complex in Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
30 May 2022
Piqued by incessant construction failures, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), has called for stiffer penalties, including death sentence for erring professionals, who cause building collapse.


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