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Fatalities at collapsed building now 39, owner among the dead

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: NAN. A report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) says the casualty figure at the collapsed 21-storey high-rise building at Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, now stands at 39. Among the dead, according to NAN quoting a reliable source, is MD/CEO Fourscore Homes, owner of the collapsed building, Femi Osibona. The report says the Read More…

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Lagos govt declares 3-day mourning as death toll from Ikoyi 21-storey high-rise collapse is now 32

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (second right), Commissioner for Special Duties & Inter-Government Relations, Engr. Tayo Bamgbose-Martins (right) and Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu (left) during a revisit to the site of the Ikoyi building collapse, on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Credit: LASG Read More…

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Survivors’ chances slim as death toll rises to 22 in building collapse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. The chances of survivors being rescued grew slimmer as rescue work has now gone beyond the third day of the collapse of a high-rise building under construction with scores of people trapped in debris in the rich suburb of Ikoyi, Lagos. The collapsed building was one of three blocks that had Read More…

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Rising figures trail casualties at Ikoyi collapsed highrise as Lagos Govt orders probe

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja, REUTERS/Nneka Chile. In picture above: People react as they gather at the site of a collapsed building in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria, November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja Various sources are citing increasing casualty figures as salvage work at the collapsed 21-storey highrise building continues. While the Lagos State government on Tuesday said Read More…

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Several workers trapped under collapsed highrise in Ikoyi

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. A luxury residential highrise under construction in Ikoyi collapsed on Monday, and witnesses say that several workers were trapped under a pile of concrete rubble According to workers who escaped the collapse, it is possible that about 100 people were at work when the building came crashing down. Building collapses have Read More…

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Collapsed building claims 7 lives in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: LASEMA. The Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that seven people died in a collapsed building in Lagos on Sunday. Oke-Osanyintolu made the confirmation as the LASEMA Response Team tried to clear the debris of the building. He said that the uncompleted building, at 60 Odo Read More…

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Two children killed as building collapses in Ogudu

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed that two children were killed when a building collapsed at 46, Gafari Balogun St., Ogudu in Lagos State, after heavy downpour on Wednesday. Its Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, told the News of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the LASEMA Response Team (LRT), said that his team Read More…

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Pregnant woman rescued from collapsed building in Ajaye-Alagbado

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A pregnant woman was among occupants rescued from a collapsed single-storey building at Ajaye-Alagbado area of Lagos State on Tuesday.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the woman was rescued by the locals at about 4.45 p.m before the arrival of the Lagos State Fire Service. The woman was taken to Ile Epo General Read More…

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LASEMA demolishes defective 2-storey building, another 3-storey building collapses

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Tuesday demolished a distressed two-storey building located at Olaosun close, by Abati Barracks, off Western Avenue, Lagos, after failing integrity test. The Director General of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the defective building was pulled down after due diligence and outcome of several tests. He said that Read More…