The building collapse amid the heavy rain in the state on Thursday.
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Oke-Osanyintolu told the News Agency of Nigeria that after evacuating all the residents, preliminary report on the collapsed building showed it had been “severely distressed with the reinforcement”.
A yet-to-be-identified labourer lost his life on Friday when a storey building reportedly belonging to Keystone Bank collapsed in the Palmgrove area of Lagos State.
The Delta chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress on Monday urged government and the Nigerian Society of Engineers to address the menace of frequent building collapse in the state.
The Plateau Government said it would demolish structures in the state whose building plans were not approved by the appropriate authorities.
Joseph Otejere, the Chief Operating Officer, International Code Council of Nigeria on Thursday said compliance to Codes and Standards were key to avoiding building collapse in Nigeria.
No fewer than 3,235 people died, 252 buildings collapsed and resources worth N3.5 billion lost between 2007 to 2018 as a results of building collapse in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the building located on Eleyele road in Jericho area of Ibadan collapsed at about 4.pm.
The death toll in a building collapse in a southern Indian town has risen to four, with more people still feared trapped, police said on Wednesday.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged “the governments of Lagos and Oyo states to “take immediate action to address the numerous ongoing human rights impacts of the deadly and catastrophic building collapse in their respective states, including by taking meaningful steps to avoid further damage to the human rights of the people affected.”
The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23, 2019 election, Peter Obi, has commiserated with the Government and people of Lagos State on the collapse, on Wednesday, of a three-storey building in the Ita Faji area of Lagos Island, which claimed several lives, including those of some school children.
Many construction workers are feared trapped in a seven-storey building that collapsed in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday evening, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting.
No fewer than 11 persons were trapped under a three storey building which collapsed in Nnewi, Anambra in the early hours of Thursday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ugly incident occurred on Friday while construction work was ongoing at the building.
According to available information, the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday
Ugoh made the allegation after an evaluation of the buildings, which collapsed in parts of Owerri early in July.
Fashola said this at the inauguration ceremony of the 6th board members of the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria in Abuja.
The Reigners Bible Church International building, situated on Uyo Village Road, was still under construction when it collapsed.
Its iron rafters caved in as the service was ongoing
The building, according to sources, collapsed around 1am
According to Anifowoshe, the government is determined to curb building collapse in Lagos by adopting compulsory integrity test of building and construction materials in conjunction with the Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory