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Provisions have been made to accommodate no fewer than 500 displaced persons from demolished buildings on Lagos Island as from tomorrow ( Tuesday, March 26) The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, who made this known after inspecting the Relief Camp/Resettlement Centre in Igando, Alimosho Council area of the State said it was […]

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC is to distribute free Students Chairs and tables to eighty four secondary schools serving as its marking venues across the country before the end of next year. The Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr. Olu Adenipekun who announced this at a news briefing in Lagos said […]

The Lagos State Government has urged occupants of marked distressed buildings across the State to immediately vacate them pending the arrival of the demolition team of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA). Also, relief and resettlement centres have been opened to accommodate those affected. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye made […]

.25/3/19. Collapse Another building collapse has occurred in Lagos. The three storey building on Kakawa Street, Lagos Island gave way around one pm today. The building which had no occupant as at the time of the collapse was among the over 80 distressed buildings marked for demolition by the Lagos State government. Large crowd of […]

Former Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George has paid visit to victims of the collapsed building on Lagos Island, who are currently receiving treatment at the General Hospital on Broad Street. Chief George urged the state government to ensure that all those responsible for the sad incident were prosecuted. Speaking […]

The National minimum wage bill has been passed by the Senate. The passage of the bill came subsequent to the submission of the report of the ad hoc committee set up to review the minimum wage. The amount approved in the bill is thirty thousand. A request was also made to the executive arm of […]

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, has commenced the demolition of defective buildings within Lagos Island. About 180 houses will be demolished in the exercise, according to the General Manager of LASBCA, Mr Lekan Shodeinde. He said 20 would be demolished this Friday. The agency’s task force began with the demolition of a three-storey building […]

The Medical Director, Lagos Island General Hospital, Dr Ismaila Igbanikale, has said some pupils affected by the collapse were in stable conditions and were receiving adequate medical attention. Dr Iganikale, who said this in a chat with newsmen on Thursday, noted that the number of the affected pupils and other victims were unknown. He also said […]

On Thursday, senior leaders from the U.S. Africa Command and the Nigerian Navy, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America, as well as regional and international organizations, gathered in Lagos for the opening ceremony of the 2019 Obangame Express. Now in its ninth year, Obangame Express is an […]

The Lagos State Government says survivors of the collapsed building at Ita-Faji area of Lagos Island are stable and responding to medical treatment. In a statement, shortly after visiting some of the survivors at the General Hospital, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris noted that the survivors of the unfortunate incident were calm, stable […]

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