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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 […]

Fire has gutted a part of the shopping complex on Ligali Ayorinde Street in the Victoria Island area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the inferno started in the early hours of Wednesday in one of the shops where combustible items such as tyres and car batteries were stored. The South-West Coordinator, National Emergency […]


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