Death toll from Lagos building collapse rises to 22

Rescuers in Nigeria on Wednesday were racing to find survivors on the third day after a high-rise building under construction collapsed and trapped scores of people in the commercial capital Lagos, as the death toll rose to 22, officials said. As hope turned to despair, anxious family members and large crowds gathered near the site… Read More Death toll from Lagos building collapse rises to 22

Several dead, rescue ongoing following building collapse in Nigerian city of Lagos

Rescuers combed through the rubble of a high-rise building in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos in search of survivors on Tuesday, a day after it collapsed while under construction, as the death toll rose to 16 with scores reported missing. The Lagos state government said it had put its chief architect on indefinite suspension and launched… Read More Several dead, rescue ongoing following building collapse in Nigerian city of Lagos

Dozens of children trapped as building containing primary school collapses in Lagos

At least one person was killed and dozens of children were among those feared trapped after a four-storey building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday. Adeshina Tiamiyu, general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, said that the agency had recorded one death so far in the disaster,… Read More Dozens of children trapped as building containing primary school collapses in Lagos

Two dead, several injured as building collapses in Lagos

Two persons were on Saturday confirmed dead, after a storey building collapsed in Lagos. It was gathered that the building situated at No. 9 Abeje Street Markaz, Agege Local Government Area, had been marked ‘distressed’ by the Lagos State Government. Adesina Tiamiyu, General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) said the building suffered a… Read More Two dead, several injured as building collapses in Lagos

One dead, several rescued from rubbles of collapsed building in Lagos

Tragedy struck in the early hours of Tuesday, in Lagos, as one unidentified woman was recovered dead and two others rescued alive from a collapsed structure at Kuata Area by Amara Olu Street, Mechanic Village, Agidingbi, Ikeja, as a result of mudslide following a long-hour heavy downpour. The rainfall, which started late Monday evening, resulted… Read More One dead, several rescued from rubbles of collapsed building in Lagos