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July, 2019

May, 2019

  • 22 May

    Fire Guts BRT Bus On Third Mainland Bridge

    A bus in the fleet of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service in Lagos State is currently burning on the Third Mainland Bridge. The popular blue-stripped bus caught fire just after Adeniji Adele axis of the bridge. It was learnt that the bus was heading towards Iyana-Oworo axis of the …

  • 9 May

    Lagos Man Jailed For Touching Woman’s Breast

    One Ilias Mudashiru has been jailed for touching a woman’s breast.  The 29-year-old was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday for touching one Judith Nwachima’s reast and stabbing two of her relatives who had come to her defence.  The incident happened on April 21 at Bombata Market, Oroyinyin …

March, 2019

  • 25 March

    Another Building Collapses On Lagos Island

    Another building has collapsed on Lagos Island. The two-storey residential building gave way on Monday on Kakawa Street.  Nobody was trapped in the building, as its residents had been evacuated after it was marked for demolition. But a few others were still moving their property when the building caved in. An …

  • 18 March

    Pictures: Many Feared Dead As Another Building Collapses In Lagos

    Many people are feared dead and many trapped as another building has collapsed in Lagos Island. The building is located at 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island. Reports say that officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were demolishing another house beside the building when the incident happened. …

  • 17 March

    Residents Back Demolition Of Distressed Houses On Lagos Island

    Some residents of Lagos Island have backed the demolition of distressed houses in the area by the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA). The residents, who spoke to Newsbreak, lamented the dangers of living in the buildings saying developers were only interested in making money at the expense of their …

  • 15 March

    Collapsed Building Killed 20, Lagos Govt Confirms

    The Lagos State government has confirmed that a total number of 20 persons were killed by the collapsed building in Ita-Faji area of Lagos Island on Wednesday. Adeola Salako, Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Health, said this in a statement issued on behalf of the ministry on Friday. …

  • 15 March

    Pictures: Govt Officials Evict Occupants, Demolish Dilapidated Houses On Lagos Island

    Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) are currently demolishing dilapidated houses on Lagos Island.  One of the houses, a three-story building located at 60, Freeman Street, Lagos Island has already been evacuated and is undergoing demolition by the officials.  The officials told a Newsbreak correspondent that occupants …

  • 15 March

    Woman Commits Suicide After Losing Two Children In Lagos Building Collapse

    A woman has committed suicide after her two children died in the four-storey building that collapsed in the Ita Faji area of Lagos Island on Wednesday.  Reports say the woman had drank a bottle of insecticide (sniper) which led to her death.  The deceased and her husband were said to …

  • 14 March

    Eight Die, 37 Rescued From Collapsed Building In Lagos

    Rescuers on Wednesday recovered eight bodies and rescued 37 people alive from the wreckage of a collapsed four-storey building in the Ita Faji area of Lagos Island. Children had been attending an “illegal school” inside the residential building when the structure collapsed, officials said. “Thirty-seven people were rescued alive and …

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