Firm picks contractor for ‘Champion House’ reconstruction
Two years after its acquisition, redevelopment work has begun on the former ‘Champion House’, strategically located along the Oshodi- Apapa Expressway, Isolo, Lagos.
Four-year-old twin dies in another collapsed building in Lagos Island
A twin boy, Kehinde Okedairo, aged three died on Monday night when another marked distressed three-storey building collapsed at the popular Oju-Ina area of Agarawu in Lagos Island. The boy, who was sleeping with his mother in their room at No 4, Hassani Lane, Agarawu, died when the building at the back, marked for demolition…
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.
NIOB seeks participation in projects
For efficient project delivery, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for involvement of its members in all building construction projects.
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…
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.
Lagos clamps down on banks, others over illegal building conversion
The Lagos authorities have begun clampdown on property owners that converted their residential buildings into commercial purposes.
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…