Several goods and property worth millions of naira were destroyed when a midnight raging inferno gutted popular Ladipo Plank Market Amukoko, at the Iganmu Road, Orile, area of Lagos State. Permanent Secretary of Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, LASEMA. Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyitolu affirmed that fortunately, there was no report of any loss of life in […]

The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State chapter, has protested the death of a medical officer undergoing horsemanship, Dr. Vwaere Diaso, who reportedly died after an elevator she was in crashed at the General Hospital, Odan, Lagos Island on Tuesday. The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, said it had set up a panel of inquiry to […]

A medical doctor, Dr. Vwaere Diaso, Tuesday, died at the General Hospital, Odan, Lagos Island, after an elevator she took crashed.   According to findings by our correspondent, the hospital elevator that killed the late Diaso crashed from the 10th floor to the ground floor.   It was also gathered that the late doctor was […]

The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed all the state political appointees to declare their assets before handing over their official duties on Friday, May 26, 2023.   He added that the assets declaration complies with the provision of paragraph 11 (1b), part one of the fifth schedule of Nigeria’s constitution on the […]

The Lagos State Government has directed the prompt investigation of the cause of the collapse of a building on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, OMOTAYO BAMGBOSE-MARTINS, made this known while speaking at the site of the collapse. He said that the incident, […]

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has rescued nine persons from a sinking building in the Maryland area of Lagos. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator of the agency IBRAHIM FARINLOYE confirmed the development in a statement noting that they were rescued after the agency received a distressed alert on a sinking storey building where nine people […]

Lagos State Governor BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU has appointed Engineer OMOTAYO BAMGBOSE-MARTINS as the new Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, GBENGA OMOTOSO, announced this on Wednesday at Alausa, Ikeja. BAMGBOSE-MARTINS is replacing Dr. IDRIS SALAKO, who tendered his resignation letter last Monday, barely 24 hours after a seven-storey […]

Emergency officials say the death toll from the Lagos building collapse has risen to five. You would recall that a seven-storey building situated at Oba Idowu, Oniru Street collapsed on Sunday in the Victoria Island area of Lagos. As of Sunday, rescue operations had recovered two bodies while three more bodies were retrieved from the […]

The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. IDRIS SALAKO, has resigned. This was confirmed in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, GBENGA OMOTOSO. His resignation comes barely 24 hours after a seven-storey building collapsed killing at least five persons with fears that more bodies will be recovered from […]

Two children have died  and three men injured after a building collapsed in Lagos. The incident occurred around 9:40pm on Sunday at Adeleye Street, Lady Lark in Bariga. According to reports, the cause of the incident was the scaffolding of a tank at a two-storey building that collapsed on a nearby bungalow where the deceased […]

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