Monday, 11th December 2023
Breaking News:


9 Oct
Lagos State government, through its Building Control Agency (LASBCA), has vowed to demolish buildings without approved building plan permits at Ogombo part of the state.
9 Oct
Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has urged Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the reinstatement of dismissed Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) staff.  
2 Oct
To ensure smooth operation of the Lagos Red Line Rail, the state government, at the weekend, re-established the Right of Way (RoW) of the light rail infrastructure.
30 Sep
The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos.
18 Sep
A male adult narrowly escaped death when he fell from the topmost floor, following a collapse of two buildings at 47/49 Oduntan Street, Kosofe, Ketu, Lagos.
13 Sep
Officials of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has commenced removal of eight distressed structures in Lagos Island, Mushin, and environs. The Guardian learned that the exercise was part of efforts to control building collapse, prevent avoidable loss of properties and save lives. The affected buildings are units of three and four flats in Oke-Arin and Doherty…
4 Sep
Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has linked the frequent rate of building collapse in the country to attitudinal problems and lack of maintenance culture.
21 Aug
The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has begun removal of a five-floor structure located at 7, BreadFruit Street on Lagos Island, for contravening construction laws.
24 Jul
To revitalise the industry, the Lagos State government has kick-started a new scheme designed to speed up the building approval process, curb collapses and enhance service delivery in the construction sector.
24 Jul
The seven-man technical committee on Alaba International Market demolition, which was set up by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, has assured traders and stakeholders of justice.
21 Jul
In furtherance of its vision to ensure that all buildings in Lagos State are designed, constructed, and fit for habitation, the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), yesterday, carried out a state-wide campaign on building regulations and control across the state. General Manager of LASBCA, Gbolahan Oki, said the move was to sensitise residents on…
22 May
There seems to be disquiet in the real estate market, as some online property marketing platforms display over 5,000 distressed residential and office buildings, which they are seeking buyers for their owners.


Swiss police on Monday arrested a suspected gunman who killed two people and injured another in the southern town of Sion.
1 hour ago
By: Krystal Birungi, a field entomologist from Target Malaria, Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda, 11 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The inaugural ‘Day of Health’ at the UN Climate Conference (COP-28) highlighted the dramatic impact of climate change on health, diseases and in particular on malaria. Heads of State and climate experts converged in Dubai to emphasise the indisputable link between climate…
2 hours ago
Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said President Bola Tinubu is distressed by the tragic mistaken drone attack, which resulted in the loss of innocent Muslim lives in Tudun Birni, Kaduna State. The Minister, who stated this in his address at the Central Council Meeting of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in…
2 hours ago
The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun has ruled out the possibility of an increment in tax rates in the country. Speaking during an interactive session with Mr Abubakar Kabir Bichi led the House of Representatives committee on Finance, he said rather than increase taxes, his ministry would emphasize…
2 hours ago
Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again thrown the country into darkness as the government operated system went down Monday afternoon. The system collapsed at about 1pm cutting down electricity from 4,032.80 megawatts at about 12pm to 43 megawatts 1pm and a meagre 303 megawatts at about 5:00 pm. Most DisCos confirmed that their feeders are…
3 hours ago
The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to work assiduously by increasing the 2024 revenue target of the service to N6 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Abubakar Bichi, appealed with the Comptroller General of NCS, Adewale Adeniyi, to think of increasing the targeted N5 trillion when…
3 hours ago
Cardi B, the Grammy Award-winning rapper and cultural icon, took to Instagram to confirm her separation from husband Offset. Addressing recent rumors and speculation with grace and clarity, Cardi B focused on the future, expressing her excitement for a new chapter. "I've been single for a minute now," Cardi B shared, choosing not to dwell…
3 hours ago
The family of the publisher of Desert Herald and former chief negotiator between the federal government and bandits, Tukur Mamu has called on the government to release him from detention custody over his deteriorating health condition. Mamu's family pleaded for administrative bail to be granted to him to enable him to attend to his deteriorating…
3 hours ago
Kaduna Fashion and Art Exhibition (KAFART) has expressed openness to collaborations with government bodies, the public, and private entities to enhance Northern arts and culture. It also outlined a strategy to help the government make a profit from the tourism sector and mitigate the loss of revenue caused by insecurity. At its 5th Arts Edition…
3 hours ago
Literature In Upward Trajectory There is no denying the fact that Nigerian literature is one of the most respected on the continent and the world over. With a Nobel Prize in 1986, through the venerable writer, Wole Soyinka, the literary journey of Nigeria has continued in its upward trajectory. Nigeria remains the country with highest…