Building collapse: Enough of this political trumpery
According to the Federal Ministry of Power, Works & Housing, fifty four buildings collapsed in Nigeria within a period of five years (between 2012 and 2016).
Taming monster of building collapse in Nigeria
It has been described as the poison in the cup. Others say it is a monster that wrecks the ethics in the construction industry. And to the professionals, it is yet another evidence of government’s lip service and lack of political will to regulate the sector.
Four scavengers injured Lagos building demolition
Five days after the collapse of a three-storey building at Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island, which reportedly killed 20 people...
Ita-Faaji: Mixed reactions from residents as Lagos begins demolition of distressed buildings
Pained by the unfortunate collapse of a three-storey building at 14, Massey Street, Lagos Island on Wednesday, March 13, where about 20 people, including school pupils...
Over 1, 000 buildings are unfit for human habitation in Lagos Island- Expert
National President, Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Kunle Awobodu, says there are over one thousand buildings unfit for human habitation in Lagos Island. Awobodu made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos. He told NAN that BCPG had brought such distressed buildings to the notice of…
Flood claims four-year-old boy, property in Lagos
The heavens opened on Sunday night and let out a downpour that lasted nearly 12 hours. While many Lagos residents were savouring a sound sleep, residents of Aboru...
Lagos shuts down five illegal bonded terminals, others
The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) officials at the weekend shut down five illegal bonded terminals and five other buildings in Ajegunle area of the state to ensure free-flow of traffic.
LASBCA arraigns eight over alleged contravention of Lagos building law
Lagos State’s Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has arraigned eight people before the State Special Offences Mobile Court for contravening the provisions of the State Urban and Regional/Development law 2010. The alleged offenders, arrested on site at Old Ojo road, Ajegunle, Opebi in Ikeja, Owokoniran Street off Lagos Badagry Expressway among others, through an exercise code…
Lagos commissions one-stop safety facility
To ensure safety of lives and timely response to emergencies, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has commissioned the Lagos Safety Arena...