Monday, 25th September 2023

Building collapse

20 Aug 2018
In a bid to check building collapse in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has entered into partnership with the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to end the menace.
18 Aug 2018
A three-storey building under construction in Jabi District of Abuja yesterday collapsed around 1.30p.m., killing two persons, while three sustained serious injury and were rushed to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.
1 Apr 2018
Two persons, yesterday, lost their lives, while several others were injured, when a distressed building suffered partial collapse in Agege area of Lagos. The building is located at No. 9, Abeje Street Markaz, Agege. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said the dead residents were 35-year-old Toyin Ogundimu and 11-year-old Sherifat Olalere. The agency…
21 Mar 2018
Six persons including a pregnant woman were crushed to death yesterday in Ija-Ugbo area of Arogbo Ijaw in Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, following the collapse of a Cherubim and Seraphim Church under construction. About four other persons were said to be seriously injured when the building, which was under renovation, collapsed…
29 Jan 2018
The Southwest zone of the country had the highest record of building collapses in the last 8years, with Lagos accounting for about 134 deaths and 159 injuries. With an average of five deaths recorded yearly in Nigeria as a result of building collapse, the incidence has become a major albatross to efforts at reducing the…
4 Sep 2017
NSE President, Otis Anyaeji gave this charge at 17th Conference and Yearly General meeting of the Awka chapter of NSE with the theme: “overcoming the challenges of housing deficit” in Awka.
26 Jul 2017
The Guardian gathered that the building located at No. 3, Massey Street, Lagos Island, is owned by Kafo Family and managed by Isola Costa before its collapse on Tuesday afternoon.
17 Jul 2017
Chairman, Organising Committee of BCPG Ikorodu cell, Jide Olayinka said the idea originated from the Ikorodu Cell coordinator, Late Kayode Beckley’s ingenuity on the need for a collapse free environment in the country.
19 Jun 2017
The group disassociated its members from all buildings or development involved in the series of collapse, advised the government to ensure that a close and strict monitoring of all ongoing projects in Lagos State is ensured.
21 May 2017
Two major building collapses that happened in the state not too long ago occurred still at the Lekki end of the state (Lekki Gardens) and at the Synagogue Church of All Nations.
19 Dec 2016
More research and dedication to duty must come from our Professors and lecturers. The development of a Nigerian Style in a modern context has to start from the classroom.
16 Dec 2016
Just when the nation is yet to recover from last Saturday’s collapse of the Reigners Bible Church building in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, another building yesterday partially collapsed in Lagos State.


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