Category Archives: building collapse

Kenya building collapse kills 7

At least seven people were killed Wednesday when a three-storey building under construction in southwestern Kenya collapsed, authorities said. Three-Storey Building collapses in Lagos Alaba market  Julius Tinega, the head of the country’s disaster department, said 22 people have been rescued from the town of Kisii. “So far seven bodies have been pulled out and […]

Building collapse: Raise alarm on suspicious construction, Lagos urges residents

…Warns Developers, Property Owners Against Altering Approved Building Plans The Lagos State Government on Wednesday urged Lagosians not to hesitate to raise alarm if they suspect any discrepancy in the construction of any building within their vicinity. Lagos building collapse Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, TPL Wasiu Anifowoshe who spoke when he visited […]

Building Collapse: Stakeholders want SON to create specialized dept for building materials

*Call for urgent action to stem causes of building collapse By Kingsley Adegboye THE Building CollapsePrevention Guild BCGP, a non-governmental advocacy body championing prevention of building collapse in the country has urged the Standards Organisation of Nigeria SON, to create a specialised department for building. He also raised the alarm that more incidents of building […]