Building with 500 rooms collapse in Lagos
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Building with 500 rooms collapse in Lagos

A building with over 500 rooms has collapsed in the Ketu area of Lagos State. Sources claimed that at least two persons are currently battling for their lives at a private hospital after the school-turned-residential building partially collapsed on Saturday. The building housing hundreds of residents located at Agboye Estate on Oduntan Street, Ketu, first

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Lagos orders stoppage of all building projects in Banana Island
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Lagos orders stoppage of all building projects in Banana Island

…launches probe into collapse of building under construction on Banana Island The Lagos State Government has ordered the stoppage of all building projects in Banana Island in highbrow area of the state. This is coming barely 48 hours after a seven-storey building under construction on First Avenue, in the Banana Island collapsed. The state Commissioner

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1 die in Abuja building collapse, 19 rescued, many trapped
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1 die in Abuja building collapse, 19 rescued, many trapped

…The building collapsed at about 11am on Thursday with many trapped One person has been confirmed dead after a building collapse in Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja. The structure collapsed at about 11am at 4th Avenue close to H-Medix with many trapped. The three-storey building allegedly had a basement caved in on an unspecified number of workers. The Federal Capital Territory

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Church collapses as man loses wife, three children in Anambra boat mishap Awesome Ekene A church building reportedly collapsed Sunday in Iyiowa Odekpe community Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The tragedy is coming barely 24 hours an engine boat carrying about 85 passengers capsized at Umunnankwo Community of the Local Government Area, with many reportedly dead. According to reports, the church, Madonna Catholic Church building collapsed as a result of heavy flooding that has eaten up many parts of the building and also caused many damages in the area. Meanwhile, tears flowed Sunday at Ogbaru local government area as 10 additional bodies of Boat mishap victims were recovered. One of the most hit, was Mr Bernard Achonu who lost his wife and three children in the incident at the weekend. The man, who hails from Isiala Mbano in Imo State, failed to be consoled by his relations who gathered to await the bodies of their other loved ones. He resides in Mputu Community, where they are engaged in farm activities in the local government area. The late children were aged between two, four and six. He could not give the name of his wife and the children In tears, he disclosed that his family left in order to move to a safe place as the water has submerged almost all the communities in Ogbaru. He however, regretted that the engine boat according to what he was told, capsized due to dangerous waves. He was not alone, there were others who lost family members .They included Kenneth Ezi, Mathew and Sabastine Umeorji, and Dominic Dala- Amuzie . The five of them, expressed grief and shock over the incident, saying most of those who died in the ill- fated boat mishap were women and children. The sailor of the capsized boat, Mr. Desmond Amaugo from Ogwu-aniocha, said the total number of persons on board were 48 and not 85 as earlier reported. He narrated how the market women besieged his house and persuaded him to sail them to Ogbakuba but they couldn't make it due to the water waves. The sailor, said the wave knocked the boat against the pillars of Umunnakwo-Ossomala bridge. According to him, "all efforts made to stabilize the boat, failed because the wave was so severe." The boat capsized Friday evening at Umunnankwo in Ogbaru local government Area of Anambra State. Before the boat mishap at the weekend, virtually all the houses, roads, and markets in Ogbaru, had been submerged as a result of flooding The residents had all parked their farm produce and belongings along the flooded tarred road.
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Church collapses as man loses wife, 3 children in Anambra boat mishap

‘The church, Madonna Catholic Church building collapsed as a result of heavy flooding’ A church building reportedly collapsed Sunday in Iyiowa Odekpe community Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The tragedy is coming barely 24 hours an engine boat carrying about 85 passengers capsized at Umunnankwo Community of the Local Government Area, with many

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Another building collapses in Lagos
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Another building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building  has collapsed on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the development, said the rescue operation was still ongoing. He said, “A three-storey building has collapsed at Oye Sonuga Street, opposite Oye Roundabout, Isolo road, Mushin.

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Two killed in Akwa Ibom hotel building collapse 
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Two killed in Akwa Ibom hotel building collapse 

The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed that two persons died, while three others were hospitalized after a four-storey building collapsed in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday. The Zonal Coordinator of the agency, South- South, Godwin Tepikor, confirmed the development as he clamoured for enforcement of building codes in the state. THE DAILY VENDOR

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Just In: Nine rescued as building sinks in Lagos
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Just In: Nine rescued as building sinks in Lagos

There was palpable tension in Mende, in the Maryland area of Lagos State when a Storey building sunk, following torrential rainfall in the state on Monday. THE DAILY VENDOR gathered that no fewer than nine yet-to-be-identified ladies who were trapped in the building were rescued by emergency responders. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management

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