The deceased was unlucky, but her son, Mr. Benson Olom, daughter-in-law and five grandchildren, who were trapped in the debris were rescued by sympathisers.
28 Jun 2020
The collapse of the three-storey building last week Wednesday in Umuahia, Abia State has been attributed to building defects and use of substandard materials.
16 Jun 2020
A pregnant woman was among occupants rescued from a collapsed single-storey building at Ajaye-Alagbado area of Lagos State on Tuesday.
2 Oct 2019
Still licking the wounds from the collapsed building in Jos North local government area of Plateau State where 15 persons lost their lives recently, another building collapsed in the local government area on Monday night claiming the lives of three persons with three others sustaining various degrees of injury.
23 May 2019
Six persons were feared trapped yesterday under the rubble of a four-storey building that collapsed in Onitsha, Anambra State. The incident happened on No. 7, Ezenwa Street, Onitsha.
22 Mar 2019
The nation was pitched in another wailing ordeal the other day as the news of the collapsed building in the heart of Lagos Island spread.
16 Mar 2019
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said. The incident occurred about 5.30p.m.the witnesses told News Agency of Nigeria(NAN). David Aderibigbe, a witness who lives close to the building site, said no fewer than 23 workers and two food vendors were trapped…
14 Mar 2019
The wailing was as intense as the surging crowd in their hundreds that stood sentry as emergency workers, health officials and willing ‘Good Samaritans’ poured over the debris of the collapsed building at Massey Street, Ita-faji in Lagos Island.
22 Jul 2017
LASEMA, however, said a five-year-old girl was rescued alive and was immediately taken to the General Hospital, Ikeja, by the State Ambulance Service.
22 Jun 2017
Collapse of buildings is so rampant in Nigeria that there is hardly any day when it does not happen. This often causes loss of lives and property. This dangerous phenomenon can be caused by many factors.
20 May 2017
Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Wasiu Anifowose, said officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) disapproved the building, but the developers illegally broke the seal to continue work.
31 Aug 2016
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has blamed the collapse of a four-storey mall under construction in Wupa District of the Federal Capital Territory on improper mixture of the concrete.