Lekki suicide victim is receiving treatment at a hospital – Lagos State Emergency Management

TVC E. Recall a Facebook post by @TVCconnect, where a man climbed an electric pole attempting to commit suicide at Adebisi Ogunniyi Crescent, Lekki Phase I, but refused to come down unless he was given the sum of N5million? Well he finally found his way down, but not without injuries. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has released a statement on him. the man The statement below: "A man identified as Fredrick Gino, a foreigner from Cameroun climbed an electric pole in attempt to commit suicide, at Adebisi Ogunniyi Crescent, Lekki Phase I. Reports from eye witnesses stated that he had been on the pole since 5:30 am. All efforts by the Community to bring him down proved abortive.  However, the Agency’s Officials in collaboration with the State Fire Service, was able to rescue the attempted suicide victim. In an attempt to rescue him, he sustained injury and immediately taken to Oba Yekini Elegushi Primary Health...

“Why Is Lekki Gardens MD Remanded In Prison And TB Joshua Walking Free?” – Daddy Freeze

   TVC E. Tongues has been waggling on social media and Several high profiled Nigerians have reacted to the apprehension and remandment of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lekki Gardens, Richard Nyong, following the collapse of a five-storey building under construction on Kushenla Road, Ikate Elegushi, that led to the death of 34 persons on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. READ ALSO : Building collapse : Court remands Lekki Gardens MD, contractor in prison And the overly flamboyant Cool FM OAP, Daddy freeze was not left behind as he has vented his spleen on the ‘double standard’ method applied for Mr Nyong, faulting the justice system that allegedly reeks of classicism, as the famous Prophet of the Synagogue Church of all Nation, TB Joshua was never remanded in jail, during the similar collapse of his Building on Friday, 12 September, 2014 that killed over 115 people. Read what he has to say below: What...

Building collapse: Police arrest MD, Lekki Gardens

TVC E, NEWS - Following the directive by the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, the state police command has arrested the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, one Mr. Richard Nyong. The Governor had ordered for his arrest following the collapse of the company's five-storey building at the Ikate area of Lekki. Although details of his arrest was still sketchy as at press time.This came at the heels of Wednesday's arrest of the contractor of the building project, one Taiwo Odofin, for his role in the collapsed building. Before the MD's arrest, the police had earlier declared the 34-year-old wanted as he was said to have fled to evade arrest. Confirming the arrest, Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of Police, said the MD is presently in police custody and will soon be charged to court....

18 killed as new five-storey building crumbles in Lagos

A five-storey building under construction collapsed early yesterday in Lekki, Lagos, killing 18 people, including a woman and her child. Thirteen people were rescued from the rubble by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). NEMA SouthWest media coordinator Ibrahim Farinloye confirmed the death toll and the number of those rescued. The incident occurred at Horizon 1, Lekki Gardens in Ikate, at about 3am when it was raining heavily. Many workers believed to have been trapped in the building. It was learnt that the occupants were workers on the site and squatters who slept in the building after giving a tip to security men. It was also learnt that the land was reclaimed in 2012 while the construction started in 2014. Lekki Gardens, the owners of the building, claimed to have ordered stoppage of work in January at the site when it was discovered that substandard materials were being used. As at 4:30pm, bodies...

UPDATE : Death toll from Lekki building collapse climbs to 15

TVC NEWS: The death toll from the building collapse at Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State has risen to fifteen as rescue operations by the National Emergency Management Agency, South West zone and  Lagos State Fire Service are still ongoing. Our correspondent learnt that there are still several others trapped in the building including a nursing mother. They have been putting calls across to their relatives seeking for help.  READ ALSO: Five killed in Lekki building collapse The spokesperson for NEMA, Ibrahim Faronloye, has said they would not relent in their efforts until others still trapped in the collapsed building are rescued.    ...

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