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Building collapse

2 May
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday said that the death toll at the collapsed three-storey building in the Ebute Metta area has increased to 10.
21 Apr
Lagos State Government has read a riot act to building developers demanding that they have names, pictures and addresses of workers on site.
14 Mar
The President, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Olutoyin Ayinde, has said that the failure to punish those who violate building ethics encourages substandard buildings that collapse frequently.
13 Feb
One more dead body has been recovered from the three-storey building that collapsed in Yaba area of Lagos on Saturday afternoon. This raised the death toll to three, while the number of rescued persons remained two, just as rescue efforts are still on. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Zonal Coordinator, South-West, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed…
28 Dec
To reduce incidences of building collapse, cost of property development and enhance quality in housing development in the state, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said plans are in the offing to build the competence of local artisans and craftsmen in the state.
11 Dec
With reoccurring national disasters ranging from building collapse, gas explosions, boat mishaps, road traffic crashes and more, the House Committee on Safety Standards and Regulations
22 Nov
The Ondo State Government has reinvigorated measures to prevent building collapse in the state.
5 Nov 2021
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says it will set up an emergency helpdesk to provide support to survivors and relatives of the Ikoyi
7 Oct 2021
Lagos State Government through its building Control Agency (LASBCA), yesterday moved towards ending the menace of building collapse by re-launching completion and fitness for habitation certificate for new buildings in the state.
28 Mar 2021
Egyptian state media said Sunday that at least 25 people were killed in a 10-storey building collapse in Cairo the day before, revising the toll up as rescue operations continued.
10 Feb 2021
The Lagos State Government has cautioned engineers and developers in the state against sharp practices that could lead to building collapse.
2 Nov 2020
• Tasked on industry-specific projects The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) has called for concerted efforts among stakeholders to end the collapse of buildings and bridges in the country. The President, Kehinde Osifala, who stated this during its yearly conference in Abuja, stressed the need for advocacy and public enlightenment on the dangers and…


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