Video/Photos: Another building collapse in Lagos Island

A three-storey building has reportedly collapsed in Kakawa street, Lagos Island on Monday - The third building to collapse in two weeks. The Nation reports that no one was trapped because the building was marked for demolition and occupants had vacated.   The collapsed structure, however, affected a bungalow with three occupants. https://twitter.com/unclexofficial/status/1110179441798512642  ...

Two- Storey Building collapse at Mile 12, Lagos

TVC E. A two-storey building has collapsed in the Mile 12 area of Lagos. The building located at 9, Ali Close, behind Mile 12 Garage, collapsed early Saturday morning March 19, 2016. Eyewitness say one person is critically injured while many other are still trapped ...

Building Collapse: Lagos lawmakers meet Building stakeholders

TVC E, NEWS - As part of its oversight functions, the Lagos state House of Assembly Committee on Physical planning and Urban Development on Wednesday paid a visit to the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority and the Lagos State Urban Renewal Authority. Addressing the heads and members of staff of the three agencies saddled with the responsibility of granting building approvals in the state, the Chairman of the Committee Honorable David Setonji expressed displeasure over the activities of the Lagos state Building Control Agency particularly with increasing rates of building collapse he stated that it will no longer be business as usual He further noted that he Lagos state house of assembly would do all it can to ensure implementation of enabling laws penalising those involved in building collapse cases. The Lagos house Committee on the environment has charged the Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency, LASSA...

Building collapse : Court remands Lekki Gardens MD, contractor in prison

TVC E, NEWS - A Magistrate's court in Lagos has ordered that the Managing Director of Lekki Garden Homes, Richard Nyong and the contractor Taiwo Odofin involved in the construction of a building which collapsed earlier this week, be held in police custody until investigation into the building collapse is completed. The first defendant Odofin alongside 2nd defendant Nyong, arrived the courthouse  in handcuffs escorted by men of the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti. The matter was heard in Court 6 of the Ebute Metta Magistrate court by Magistrate Afolade Botoku. Both defendants were in a somber mood all through the hearing . In his submission, lead counsel Godwin Osuyi from the legal department of the state CID moved a motion exparte application for an order to remand the two defendants in custody pending the conclusion of police investigations, he cited Section 35 sub section 5 of the Nigerian constitution 1999 and section 4...