Breaking: Tragedy as another building collapses in Lagos

November 16, 2023 Admin III 0

Tragedy struck on Thursday morning when a two-storey building located at number 34 Oloto Street, Borno Way, off Freeman Street, Oyingbo, in Lagos collapsed, killing a woman said to be in her 80s. The yet-to-be-identified woman died on the spot as a result of the impact suffered when the building collapsed on her. The incident happened at about 7.45 am Read More

2024-2027 action plan: NEMA, UNDP, others brainstorm on disaster-risk reduction 

November 15, 2023 Paul Okah 0

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and other stakeholders Wednesday brainstormed on the development of National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy 2024-2030 and Action Plan 2024-2027. Speaking during a stakeholders’ consultative workshop in Abuja, the Director General of NEMA, AVM Mustapha Habib Ahmed (rtd), said the plan is critical to enable Nigeria to align with Read More

Breaking: Church building collapses, Pastor dead [PICTURES]

October 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Dunamis Church located at Mission Ward North Bank in Makurdi, the Benue state capital has collapsed According to report, the incident which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday reportedly left a pastor dead as the building caved in. According to sources, four individuals including the pastor were observing prayers at the church building before the incident occurred. The other Read More

Church roof collapses, kills 9, many missing

October 2, 2023 Admin III 0

A church roof collapsed during Sunday mass in a northern Mexican city killing at least nine people and injuring 40, authorities said, as rescuers worked into the night, desperately looking for another 30 people believed to be trapped under the rubble. Working under floodlights, military personnel supported emergency services using rescue dogs and earth moving equipment to identify and dig Read More

Many escape death as another building collapses in Lagos

September 24, 2023 Admin III 0

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that there was no casualty after a three-storey building collapsed at Surulere, Lagos. NEMA territorial coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident to journalists in Lagos on Saturday. The building came down at about 10pm on Friday night at No. 14 Ikpoh Street, Surulere. An occupant of the building, Gervase Anyanwu, a businessman, Read More

FEMA gives update on latest Abuja collapsed building

August 24, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FCT FEMA) has confirmed the collapse of a two-storey building on Wednesday night, at Lagos Street, Garki Village, Abuja. The Head of Public Affairs of the agency, Mrs Nkechi Isa, said in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, that 37 persons were rescued alive, while two others were fatally injured. Isa said that Read More

Scores confirmed dead in fresh building collapse

July 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The death toll from a weekend building collapse in Cameroon’s commercial hub Douala has risen to 34 from an earlier estimate of 12, the housing and urban development minister said on Monday. The four-storey building collapsed on Sunday, destroying a nearby building and injuring scores of residents. “The building in question unfortunately had no building permit,” Minister Celestine Ketcha Courtes Read More

Abuja building collapse: Rescue operations resumes, 9

July 4, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Fire Service has led resumption of rescue operations at the site of the collapsed four-storey building at Dape in Life Camp, Abuja on Tuesday July 4, 2023. Mr. Emeribe David, a Superintendent of Fire, told the News Agency of Nigeria at the scene of the disaster, that all the agencies involved agreed to resume the rescue operation on Read More

Many trapped, rescue operation on as 4-storey building collapses in Abuja

July 3, 2023 Admin III 0

A four-storey building under construction in the Life Camp area of Abuja within the Federal Capital Territory collapsed on Monday with many feared trapped under its rubbles. Blueprint gathered that the incident occurred while workers were on the construction site in the swampy Dape area near Berger Clinic. According to sources close to the scene, no fewer than 20 persons Read More

Like in Lagos, building collapses in Calabar

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

A two-storey building under construction has collapsed on Saturday on Nta Eke Street, along the Efio-Ette axis of Ikot Ishie in Cross River state. Reacting to the incident, the state government, in a statement, by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Eric Anderson, alleged that a preliminary investigation indicated negligence on the part of the builder. He said, “Already, a Read More

Breaking: Another building collapses in Lagos

April 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Barely 24 hours after Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ordered the demolition of some buildings in Banana Island, another five-story structure under construction collapsed at Ladipo Oluwole Street, GRA, Apapa, Lagos state on Sunday. Blueprint gathered that the building collapsed following a thunder strike during the early morning downpour in Lagos. Details loading…

Building collapse: Sanwo-Olu heaps blame on FG

April 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has blamed the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing and the National Inland Waterways Authority for allegedly granting extension of the line of Banana Island. The governor disclosed this while addressing the media on Saturday when he led a delegation of government officials for an on-the-spot assessment to the site where a seven-story building under Read More

Breaking: Many feared trapped as building collapses in Ibadan

April 22, 2023 Admin III 0

A building in Sango Police Barracks in Oyo State on Saturday April 22, 2023 collapsed. The building is seen in a video posted online that had since gone viral with a caption, “This block just collapsed at Sango police Barracks, Ibadan, Oyo State. Residents and onlookers are intensifying efforts to evacuate the rubble as the number of trapped persons or Read More

2 dead, 4 injured as building wall collapses

April 19, 2023 Admin III 0

A wall of a building in the Wuse 2 area of Abuja on Wednesday April 19, 2023 collapsed. Blueprint gathered that two yet-to-be identified artisans died while four persons were rescued alive with several degrees of injuries. The Director General of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Abbas Idriss, while confirming the incident said the injured had Read More

Lagos halts construction work at banana Island

April 15, 2023 Admin III 0

The Lagos state government has suspended all development plans on Banana Island after the collapse of a seven-storey building under construction on First Avenue. This was disclosed in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Thursday April 13, 2023 that the halt was subject to a comprehensive audit by the officials of the Lagos State Read More

Surveyors move to halt building collapse, propose regular monitoring

March 21, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), an umbrella body for all the registered surveyors in Nigeria, Monday, advocated regular and frequent monitoring of multi-story buildings by qualified surveyors in the country. The body noted that the move would stop the constant building collapse in Nigeria, which has in recent times, become a recurring decimal. The President of the institution, Dr. Read More