11 Dec 2021
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 2021
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…
5 Oct 2020
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Nigeria section has implored stakeholders in the built environment to enforce standard in foundation elements of structures to avoid...
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.
17 Jan 2020
A unidentified man has been trapped under the rubble of an uncompleted three-storey building, which collapsed at 12 Alasepe Street, off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota in Lagos State. “An adult male is presently trapped under the rubble and we have commenced a rescue operation," the director-general, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu…
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.
21 Oct 2019
Except there is a reorientation on locations, design and foundation methodology in flood prone areas, many buildings still risk collapse in view of the incessant rainfall across the country, professionals have warned.