Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Building collapse

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.
28 May 2022
Iranian police fired tear gas and warning shots to disperse protesters in the southwestern city of Abadan where a tower block collapse killed 28 people, local media reported on Saturday. A large section of the 10-storey Metropol building that was under construction in Abadan, Khuzestan province, crumbled on Monday in one of Iran's deadliest such…
2 May 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2021
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.


Senate President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Attah Nnalue, has commended President Bola Tinubu for the appointment of Dr Olayemi Michael Cardoso as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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The Minister of Transportation, Sen. Saidu Alkali, has expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of the Eastern Railway Corridor by the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Ltd. The minister made his feelings known on Friday when he inspected the progress of work done on the reconstruction of Eastern railway…
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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Sydney on Saturday against a plan to adapt Australia's constitution to enshrine Indigenous rights, ahead of a referendum next month. The crowd gathered in the city's Hyde Park railed against the proposal, which if it passes on October 14, would give Indigenous peoples the right to be consulted on policies…
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Jessica Burgess, a woman from the US state of Nebraska accused of helping her teenage daughter acquire abortion pills, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, the New York Times reported. Burgess and her daughter were charged with working together to end Celeste Burgess' pregnancy last year. Jessica Burgess ordered the pills online and…
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The Russian-installed head of Sevastopol in annexed Crimea warned of a possible new Ukrainian missile attack on Saturday, a day after Kyiv hit Russia's Black Sea Fleet headquarters in the city. "Attention! Missile danger!" Sevastopol governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram. "Close your windows properly and stay away from them," he said, asking commuters to…